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From:[personal profile] sovay
Date: May 12th, 2017 06:47 am (UTC)
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As far as I know, generally speaking, people who can draw portraits as well as I can do much better than I do at that.

Check. I have what I am told is an unusual level of sensory detail inside my head, but that has always meant jack in terms of affinity for drawing or sculpture or other visual media: therefore I have no trouble believing that almost everyone else on the planet is handier at this sort of thing than I am, but have no idea if it's true.

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From:[personal profile] sami
Date: May 12th, 2017 10:51 am (UTC)
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I have Opinions about people's views of their affinity for such things. Mostly because it was something of an accepted fact for most of my life that I have zero talent at drawing.

This turns out not to be true. I decided I wanted to draw anyway, and started drawing, and it turned out that I draw quite well.

I mean, if you don't enjoy it, don't bother, but I think skill in drawing is significantly founded on whether you like it enough to do it a lot until you get better, you know?
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