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The Big Book of Realistic Drawing Secrets by Carrie Stuart Park

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Natural Artists

People I call “natural artists” are those who, for some reason, have been able to draw accurately without knowing exactly why or how they are able to do this. Generally speaking, this ability seems to be spotty. They can draw some things well and other subjects not so well. Such comments as, “I can draw animals and landscapes great, but I can’t draw people,” are very common.

These artists have learned some drawing techniques naturally, but have yet to learn how to change all their perceptions about the world around them.

Natural artists who have undergone some form of art training are usually able to draw most everything well. However, whether you are a trained artist or a natural artist, your mind still places all incoming ...

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