So, recently, I started an account on a website called Quora, where you can ask and answer questions. Here is one of those questions.
What is the hardest part when you start drawing?
As a beginning artist, you are very likely to think “I can picture this perfectly in my head vividly and perfectly, but I just can’t get it onto the paper” While this thought feels true, it most likely isn’t. Before you devote yourself to drawing, you haven’t really learned to look closely at the visual surfaces of things. Your imagination is also a lot less visual than you think. As you continue to pursue visual art, your imagination will become more visual. By the way, the problem where your skill level doesn’t allow you to recreate what’s in your head? That problem will most likely never go away. But you can, over time and with effort, close the gap a little.