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064: Drawing advice for beginners
The good one
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Hearing something said in a different way, can help us understand something we’ve always heard.
One example is this advice on drawing I heard when I was a kid dreaming of being a comics artist. I can’t remember who said it, but it was a comic artist.
And they said: You need to make a lot of bad drawings before you can make good drawings. Good drawings are in you, but they are behind a lot of bad drawings, so to get to the good drawings you need to let out all the bad drawings.
They also mentioned something about a water hose, like the good drawings were behind the bad drawings in a water hose. And we need to flush out the bad drawings.
That really gave me an urgency to ‘let out’ a lot of drawings, eager to see if the next one would be the good one!