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    Learn to draw like a pro... in weeks? wtf?

    I saw a banner ad for "learn to draw in weeks, not years." So, in the name of calling bullshit, i had to confirm bullshit and clicked the link.

    I'd swear some of the work on the advertisement's webpage was seen around here before, I just can't put a finger on any of the work. Anyway, it seemed mildly relevant to share.


    Link: http://www.drawingwithconfidence.com/index2.html




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    --- Frank Herbert, Dune - Bene Gesserit Litany Against Fear

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    That DVD series appears to cover the basics pretty well. But "become a professional in a matter of weeks" is bullshit.
    If you look at the first video testimonial, the before is much more unique then the after IMAO. But yes he did appear to learn allot.

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    The hard sell marketing lingo and "start your own internet business" web template are a bit cheesy, but the actual info seems sound.
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    seems like its artists who already know there stuff and find some old works or even make some crappy stuff just to say they improved in no time.

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    For some people it's just a matter of being hit by a hypnotic suggestion "LEARN TO DRAW LIKE A PRO.. YOU HAVE ONE WEEK!!"
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    Well it only took one summer for me to learn shit from shine-ola. I think you can teach a completely ignorant artist allot in a week. Especially if they know nothing. The first steps are fucking huge, the rest is adapting to those steps.

    The problem with this along with any tutorial or book, nobody is there to tell you what you're doing wrong. If that were the case everybody would paint like Bob Ross.

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    I only clicked on it once and I already learned not to draw with a patch over one eye (unless, of course, I'm drawing pirates).

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    Haha, perhaps it's possible but you'd have to literally draw constantly over those weeks and not sleep for even 1 minute!

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    It would be tragic if there was actually some useful information buried in that scam-templated, poorly written miasma of highlights and bad grammar.

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    The before stuff even looks like a good artist trying to draw badly...
    "I've got ham, but I'm not a hamster"

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    Why not just wear an eye patch for a week?

    I can understand how that might have had an effect. He's just a measuring freak now.
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