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30 Lessons from 30 days of Drawing


1. It’s easier to criticize than it is to create

2. Don’t judge your work while you’re creating it

3. Unnecessary creation is a good thing 

4. Be willing to suck

5. Learn really see, not just look

6. Gradual improvement is all that matters

7. Embrace your imperfections

8. Practice every single day

9. Steal Like an Artist

10. Break rules and color outside the lines

11. Be vulnerable

12. Have a sense of humor

13. There no grades or mistakes

14. Experiment and be curious

15. Make note of things you want draw

16. Look at how far you’ve come, not how far you have to go

17. Share your art. You might get some encouragement

18. Draw, Design, Take Pictures

19. Let other ideas spark

20. Be like a little kid

21. Give yourself permission to suck

22. Have fun

23. Develop your own style

24. Trust your intuition

25. Doodle: Some people have made careers and written books from this.

26. You can always erase

27. You already know how to draw. You just forgot.

28. Start with a blank page

29. This is not work.  It’s play

30. Learn things just for their intrinsic value

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