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Spontaneity and Planning

If you know my art, you will not¬†not be surprised when I say¬†that¬†I tend to be a planner.¬†I pick my subject matter quite carefully, and I tend to have a fairly good idea when I start of the final look that I want to achieve.¬†I am also not normally¬†a sketcher. I like to take my time and get shapes¬†‘right’, rather than quickly throw down some lines to catch an impression.

This is not to say that spontaneity is bad. Far from it. Some of my favourite drawings were started with only a general idea in mind, and they just kind of happened as they grew. Similarly, I find sketches, when I do them, can have their own unique charm.

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