How to be Brilliant at Drawing

Before you teach a drawing lesson or workshop show your students this video to get motivate them. In this motivational art video I explain how you can be brilliant at drawing. It is just a matter of believing in yourself and having the confidence to draw in the way you want to draw. I also show how the pursuit of perfection, which some young people seem to do in their drawing is not possible. I explain that the role of an artist is not to try to create a photographic drawing but a unique one . I show that using rulers to draw straight lines robs the drawing of individuality and many artists especially Matisse do not rub out lines from the under drawing.
Belief in your own work is the only way to success
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Comments (3)

  1. Nydia Segal :

    Your talk has inspired me, a 75 year-old retired teacher, to really give drawing a try. Thank you

    • Paul Priestley :

      Thanks for your kind comment. You should start drawing straight away, never too late to start.

  2. Anne Greenwood :

    Thank you for your encouragement and look forward to more of your tutorials. I have viewed some of your tutorials on the basics of drawing via an app and they have been the best I’ve seen. I have bought books in the past, but have been lost in all the information. The step by step approach and the information you give within your tutorials have inspired me to give it another try, they are brilliant.

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