The Struggle…

The struggle is to make myself practice.  I just want to be able to draw right now.  So after going through some exercises, I attempted the “mirror” drawing again, first drawing with a pen so I could not erase, and then doing two sketches with pencil.  I think I can see improvement… shape of face, expression in eyes and mouth.  It could be “someone”, but probably does not look much like me.  The accomplishment is simply that I will want to practice again, and won’t feel like giving up.  Do you want to give up? Don’t give up…. practice, practice, practice.  Just do it!

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About muniqueblog

Wife, mother, retired educator, emerging artist. Mary has lived in 10 states and enjoyed them all ~ Minnesota, Wisconsin, Texas, Illinois, Kansas, Hawaii, California, Utah, Minnesota (return), North Carolina with long term visits to Colorado and Arizona. She likes to travel and create mixed media, quilted and fiber art. She has exhibited at the Page-Walker Art Gallery and History Center in Cary, NC; Durham-Orange Quilt Show; Minnesota Quilt Show; the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival and the Quilt Fest of New Jersey.
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