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I wonder what determines what people are good at drawing.

Many people will happily doodle faces and such, but landscapes are a pain.

But some are the exact opposite. I just found an artist who does absolutely stunning environments, but whose characters look like a 3rd grader's work.

Likewise, when I tried drawing, I could not get a character to not look hideous, but any sorts of geometric shapes and shading? That's my favourite.

@neo Practice is what makes you better at drawing. If you suck at drawing faces, if you keep drawing them, you'll get better, sure.

What I mean is that there seems to be a difference in quality based on what's being drawn. The same person at the same time (meaning same proficiency) will draw underwhelming landscapes but great characters.

@cirno@fosstodon.org There are predispositions sure but practice is the one constant.

@cirno I guess that's called specialized. it's impossible to master every kind of art.
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