honoriartist (honoriartist) wrote,
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Creativity is allowing oneself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. -- Scott Adams, The Dilbert Principle

My students are struggling with their final drawing project. They have done two self-portraits and because the subject was themselves their drawings showed a strong improvement. They have been drawing rather blah still lives for the most part even though I keep insisting that they draw something they love or something symbolic of something they love. I want my skateboarding student to draw his vans and skateboard using dramatic skateboard perspective. I want my horse owners to draw stable tack and interior designers to find inspiring interiors. I hope they will find the right subjects to inspire them to integrate the techniques they've been practicing with inspiration and passion to tell a story with thier drawing.
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