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Various art teachers, but especially my cartooning teacher, encouraged us to keep sketchbooks and to always be drawing. As I look back through some older books I'm grateful for this advice.

Although I haven't always been drawing as much as I would like to, I'm glad to have the "record" which sketchbooks provide. It gives me a chance to go back and see where and how my skills may have improved. It's also fun to see how I may have been working on a particular idea, refining it, adjusting a pose, etc., until I had a satisfactory finished piece. What's interesting as well, is to be able to see how my confidence may have grown just by looking at the quality and character of my lines and shading.

Chuck Jones ( of Bugs Bunny fame) wrote in his auto-biography about an art teacher who greeted his new students with the following edict: "All of you here have one hundred thousand bad drawings in you. The sooner you get rid of them, the better it will be for everyone." Looking back I can see how I've been working through a good percentage of that hundred thousand myself. But it's encouraging to be able to see them and to sift through them for the occasional gem where things were beginning to finally click.

I'm sure I still have enough of my own personal hundred thousand bad drawings to work through to keep me humble. In the meantime, I'll keep plugging away and expose the occasional better drawing here.


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Eric Davidson
Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
Current Residence: Brighton
Favourite genre of music: I'm easy... punk, bluegrass, jazz, orchestral or anything in between.
Favourite photographer: Bunny Yeager, Russ Myer, Helmut Newton
Operating System: Mac OS X
MP3 player of choice: itunes
Personal Quote: "Time is a confidence trick invented by the Swiss" -- Master Chiun, Remo Williams


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bodyworkx Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2010  Professional Photographer
Thanks for watching!
Pablocomics Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2010  Professional General Artist
Thanks for the +watch!!! ^__^
Cruz52D Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for watching...
Happy New Year!!!
mickwag Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2009
Thanks for the watch.
phydeau Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the :+fav:s and the :+devwatch:!
Stop by the chat any time. Sometimes it's quiet for hours, but when it gets going, it's fun.
seeker64 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
thanks! I'll keep it in mind.
SeclusionStudios Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2009
Thanks for stopping by.
Dianah3 Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2005  Professional General Artist
Thanks alot for the FAV ... :kiss:

Kisses & Sya :star:
SixStringer Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2005
Thanks for the watch!
zepol68 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2004
Thank you !!!
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