Art Criticism

10 Lessons In Drawing for Alejandro



1. There are no right judgments in drawing.

2. You can’t assume symmetry in drawing; you have to make it.

3. You can make a drawing out of anything, though observation helps.

4. A drawing is a line taken out for a walk; don’t bring the line back home.

5. There are no mistakes in drawing.

6. The 201st drawing is likely to be a better drawing than the 200th, assuming you’ve done 200 drawings.

7. Most interesting drawings play on the new and the interesting.

8. Most good drawings are made by the wrong tools for the right reasons.

9. You’ll always lose your best drawings; (don’t) try to capture them.

10. Never stop drawing; commit to lines.

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