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The Secret Drawing Ingredient
If you're an artist of any kind it's extremely important to hone your craft and technical abilities.  After all, the better you draw and the better you are at mastering the drawing tools you use - the easier it is to convey your unique message for public consumption. 
But how important is technical ability, really?  Obviously, it's very important.  Understanding anatomy, light and shadow and perspective are key to solid drawing.  It's important to always be improving in those departments.  It's also very important to master the tools you use to draw with. Learning to render or color professionally can only increase your appeal to both fans and other professionals. 
But what about developing artistic appeal on a much deeper level? 
It's not just about finding a pleasing style.  Anyone can do that with enough practice.  You can always choose a popular artist and emulate his or her style.  The blueprint is right there.  But why d
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KennyMcCormix Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday! :la:
pinkythepink Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2017  Professional Artisan Crafter
:love: Thank you for the favorites, it really means ever so much to me that you enjoy my artwork! I invite you to add me to your watch so that you can see all the future beaded and stitched pieces I have planned! :blowkiss: Just think of the sparkles... :squee:
Rancidire Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist

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Miss-Pannacotta Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much for the fav!GIF Gravity Falls - Celestabellebethabelle 
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