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Drawing Your Own Path by John F. Simon, Jr.
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Drawing Your Own Path by John F. Simon, Jr.
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Nov 01, 2016 | ISBN 9781941529362

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Table Of Contents

Chapter One: Wrong Question, Right Answer



Exercise 1: Getting right into it



Exercise 2: Watching your hand



Exercise 3: Marking practice



Chapter Two: Realistic Drawing



Exercise 4: Picking an object to draw



Exercise 5: Attentive looking



Exercise 6: Noticing awareness



Exercise 7: Marking from the sense of sight



Exercise 8: Simple rendering



Exercise 9: Try perspective



Exercise 10: Working inward



Chapter Three: Systematic Drawing



Exercise 11: The circular arrow – a visual mantra



Exercise 12: Improvising between two points and finding the world in between



Exercise 13: Thought as art



Exercise 14: All four pixel images



Exercise 15: Book of compositions



Chapter Four: Improvisational Drawing


Exercise 16: Going outside the box


Exercise 17: Not breath awareness


Exercise 18: Growing improvisation


Exercise 19: Chasing the Coltrane Effect


Exercise 20: Drawing to reveal inner conditions


Exercise 21: Noticing Intuition


Exercise 22: You are the universe drawing


Chapter Five: Reading the Drawings



Exercise 23: An exact physical description



Exercise 24: Feeling the meaning



Exercise 25: The story we tell ourselves



Exercise 26: Connecting our story to a larger story



Chapter Six: The Search for the Source of Creativity



Exercise 27: Priming the source



Exercise 28: Embedded sources



Exercise 29: Sitting still at the origin



Exercise 30: Mindful of the path



Chapter Seven: Meta-Drawing



Exercise 31: Sharing with yourself



Exercise 32: Sharing with a trusted friend



Exercise 33: Sharing with the world

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