January 13, 2013

A reblog from DreamPunk Geek,
Words for thought. And for Art.


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  1. La fille de la mer Says:

    Very nice! Can I gently point to the irony that drawing from life is comparable to writing from our own experiences instead of using our imagination? šŸ™‚

    It feels to me that there is a need in most artists to alternate between experience (drawing from life) and imagination. None being better than the other in my opinion. They provide different means of exploring our talents. Someone who uses their imagination too much, might actually learn a lot to create from their own experience or draw from life. And the same could be said of someone who only draws from life who might benefit at one point to expand their world and only use their imagination.

    This is the beauty of art. It usually starts from learning the basics (drawing from life being one), then you expand and might need from time to time to touch back home and use a bit of experience and real life to balance everything out.

    Enjoy it while you do it, that’s the best place to start! :).

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