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[Drawing] with Determination
September 13, 2015

Do you have doubts about being able to draw? 10 years on and I still do!

However, just recently I got mad with myself for entertaining the doubts that entered my head, just as I was starting to draw on a birthday card. By 'entertaining', I mean listening to them or even allowing them to be there. Clearly, this type of thinking is not for our greater good.

I'm a slow learner so it takes me a while to understand these things :)

So, as I was saying, I got mad and that made me more determined to give it my best shot. I soon learned that determination is a way stronger emotion than doubt because the drawing turned out fine, without any hassles.

*** Click here to see the drawing ***

So, I need to ask, do you think there is any benefit in heeding thoughts that don't take you where you want to go? Have you ever noticed that these random thoughts can actually affect the true course of your life?

Please take your time to read and apply this information so you can draw whatever you want, effortlessly.

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Drawing Tip of the Month

You can learn a lot more than you think just by copying cartoon faces, bodies, buildings, cars or whatever.

Cartoon images are easy to remember and for that reason you can practice drawing them anywhere, anytime. It doesn't matter if it's nothing like the original because this type of spontaneous practice encourages you to make imperceptible changes to each one, stretching the boundaries of your imagination and creativity.

When you master the first thing (subject is your choice), move on to the next and keep going with all the basic forms. You won't even realize the vast amount of improvement you've made until you change to realistic drawing and then you'll see it's a very smooth transition!

Handy Links

The Best Online Drawing Books
These are so many drawing books and I know from experience that it's hard finding ones that suit you.

Here's a (small) list of books that I used to teach myself to draw on a limited budget. These books have a money-back guarantee and that's important because we all have a different learn to draw path. I bought so many more but I only list ones that I found valuable.

Drawing Supplies
When you're ready to upgrade, see the whole selection of tools that can make a great difference to your drawings.

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, thanks so much for taking time out of your busy schedule to read this issue. I really appreciate your support and your companionship.

Kerry Sig
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"Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm." - Winston Churchill
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