Drawing is the best way to learn, even if you're no Leonardo da Vinci
Drawing is a problem-solving visual tool. It helps us think better and provides clarity to a cluttered mind.
Authentic pen and paper drawing help us break free from the limiting domains of technology which digital tools like Google image search or drawing software provide, indirectly hindering our creativity.
Drawing also makes us slow down, observe and pay attention.
Drawing promotes close observation, analytical thinking, patience, and even humility, making it one of the best ways to learn.
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For centuries, schools have established the normal, natural process of drawing as an art, like painting. Drawing as a creative process is forgotten and distorted beyond recognition.
People see it as a professional skill, whereas it is about freedom, creativity and a way to observe and learn about the world around us.
Drawing is about the process, without any need of 'performing' or receiving any evaluation.
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Drawing doesn't have to be just about making art. Drawing is rather “a tool for learning above all else." (D.B. Dowd)
Drawing develops the capacity for close observation, introspection, patience, and humility.
Drawing is also an important problem-solving tool, because it helps you visualize ideas and concepts.
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When we draw something while we are in conflict, we can map the conflict out and represent it in a safe space - on paper. It creates distance between the conflict and the person.
It may reduce tension. It can make people see themselves as builders of their new reality.
Drawing can build collaboration between people. When working on a project, drawing the framework of the conflict can result in two parties represented together on one piece of paper.
Drawing can contain people’s emotions in addition to their words.
In fine art, we can make abstract marks that are only about self-expression.
In graphic facilitation, drawing is used to make things understandable. An abstract thought can be represented with an image.