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Avoid Getting Stuck While You Learn To Draw / Learn How To Draw

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You may be frustrated and de-motivated because you have just started to learn how to draw and you are finding it more difficult than you thought it was. Or you may be trying new subject matter or a new technique or a new drawing medium and your efforts are not meeting your expectations. You might also feel that your drawing is stale and you aren’t progressing. The first piece of advice I would give is to be not so hard on yourself! Even experts get discouraged sometimes! Each skill you learn, like drawing or knitting or riding a bicycle, uses different muscle movements and thought processes. It takes time and practice for your brain and your muscles to catch up with you!

If you are in this situation it may be helpful to look back at drawings, or sections of drawings, that you have felt to be successful and put these pictures in a place where you can see them. Don’t try to draw something too difficult straight away; try to find something relatively easy and interesting and draw that.

In addition, use a drawing medium that you are familiar with and as you get comfortable with the objects you are drawing and the medium you are using you can start to give yourself more difficult things to draw. You might also want ask a friend whom you know will give you constructive advice to look at your drawings and give you some ideas of how to improve.

Dealing with negative feedback on your drawings

First things first, try not to take it personally. Even if the person giving you feedback says something like, “You are bad at drawing,” you should translate for yourself as, “Your drawing skills need more work.” In short, any negative feedback is not about you, it is about a skill that you are practising and mastering. Learning takes time and effort and sometimes a bit of negative feedback is part of the journey.

It is very difficult to be objective about your own drawings and it is even more difficult to see the faults in a drawing that you have been staring at for hours. In these cases it is very helpful to get some ‘negative’ feedback. You can choose to use it as a learning experience.

When someone speaks negatively about your drawing abilities ask them (as politely as you can) to be specific about what areas of aspects of the drawing they are not happy with and what they suggest you do to improve. You should also remember to ask them what they think is good about the drawing. Any positive comments should be taken personally!

Follow these advices while you learn to draw and you'll learn to draw with ease and never be stuck for a longer time.



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Dear Ruediger,
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how to draw people to be closely face of people who I draw.
Thank you very
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