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Pre-instruction drawing of a cup

From: Foundations of Drawing

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So, before I start any teaching, and this is going to be the hardest This is just like if you go to the gym for the first It will only take 15 minutes. Any tea cup will do and if you haven't got a tea cup, a mug.

Pre-instruction drawing of a cup

So, before I start any teaching, and this is going to be the hardest thing I'm going to ask you to do, is a pre-instruction drawing of a cup. This is just like if you go to the gym for the first time, you get a fitness test just to see what level you're at now. And it can be so important so you can really see what progress you've made throughout the course. It will only take 15 minutes. If you don't do it now you'll kick yourself at end of the course because you won't be able to see what a massive jump you have made from the very beginning. Any tea cup will do and if you haven't got a tea cup, a mug.

Place it in front of you on a piece of typing paper and just start to draw it. If you draw for five minutes and you hear yourself saying, this is rubbish, this isn't going very well. Then you've just got to push yourself to work through it. It's only 15 minutes. So just go at your own pace because any improvement we see on this course, it's just based on you. So once you finish the drawing, just write the date on it and how long it took. Fold this up and put it in an envelope. Seal up the envelope and just hide it away somewhere. Hide it in a drawer. Hide it from the kids.

Don't show anyone it and you'll only going to come back to that at the very end of the lessons. And this way you can really see a clear vision of where you started from and all the skills you've learned from the course.

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