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Poor Drawing: It's All Impressionism's Fault

Drawing by Degas of Manet. Degas was probably the only Impressionist who kept up his drawing skills nearly to the end. You’ve heard me say it, time and again: “Draw, draw, draw.” Learning to draw is like learning to construct a sentence; without that foundational skill, you’d come off sounding like a 12-year-old on Twitter. Without drawing skills, your paintings will look, at best, unconvincing; at worst, laughable.
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