Learning to draw is quite a challenge for you especially if you have not even tried drawing a face out of pencil. But the process is just as easy like a baby just beginning to learn to walk. Drawing deals mostly with the way you see things and not only just that but to see objects the way an artist sees them. It can be learned and possess as your ability just like an artist does.

You would not even try to learn how to draw because you already put a big barrier in your mind that says “I can’t draw!”. Having said this makes you think it’s impossible to try it. But with the firm desire and knowledge of the right way to draw will put you to the first steps to successful drawing.

By learning the right way of seing things just like an artist does will be the best way to start learning it. Following after this is the importance of practicing the skill. You can begin learning by rendering a simple doodle which will bring you to a higher level of a more sophisticated renderings like portraits to draw,

Artists somewhat see things differently. The question is, “how do they see things?” Their keen ability to observe what they draw plus their natural strength of their mind by using the right side of the brain which is the artistic part of us are essential for the ability of an artistic vision.

They have the strong awareness of what they are doing and somewhat lost the attention with time which they feel joyful and relaxed while drawing. We see them stress free and seem very easy for them to choose any art materials to use pencil for drawing objects in a spontaneous manner.

All these creative bliss are enjoyed in the present moment as they enter into a new dimension where there is no future and past only the joy of creating in the present, the timeless moment, the state of being.

You will probably say that all of these qualities mentioned above are for those people with natural creative talent. Yes it is true but the the basic drawing skills can be achieved by anyone who will desire to learn the way the artist sees and think. We all have the gift within us. You have it. We are all born us creative human beings. It is just a matter of digging it and letting it out.

Six Steps To Learn The Skills In Drawing:

1) Allow your mind to shift to the right side of your brain where the natural creative energy flows and where your intellectual reasons and the sense of the future and past are not present.

2) Detach yourself from anything external even your feelings but only be aware of the present by knowing that you are bound to start your purpose of making your first stroke of pencil in drawing.

3) As you enter into this realm of timeless moment your awareness of what you are doing becomes strong. You will find yourself in the state of being. You become aware of your hand holding the pencil moving around touching the paper and seing the first strokes of lines forming your the masterpiece of what you want to draw.

4) Put yourself in the state where nothing exist but only your enjoyment and blissful feeling of creating. This is were the right side of your brain is actively moving.

5) Stay in your stress free mode by not caring about anything only to fulfill your creative purpose to finish your sketches in drawing.

6) Practice these steps above in your learning process to improve your drawing skills in the artistic field of portraits in pencil, flower sketching, landscape renderings, etc.

You just did what you can’t do before. You’ve learned how to draw! Let it grow by means of continuous practice. Congratulations! You made it!


The thought of creating portraits to draw seems intimidating especially if you are just a beginner. You have the passion to draw but when you grab the pencil to start the first stroke you found that you can hardly draw a straight line. This artistic inspiration is so strong in you that you can’t stop your great desire to create portraits to draw for your family or friends.

But all this seem isn’t happening the way you want it to be. Not because there is no time to do it but most of all because of your belief that it is impossible for you to draw like an artist. However, you keep on wishing that you can draw just like a master artist does. Procrastination and the belief that you can’t do it hinder your progress.

The truth is drawing can be learned and most especially you can show its beauty by creating portrait with pencil. We always tend to feel intimidated when we meet someone who is a professional artist thinking that we can’t be like him who can draw like a master.

All of us were born with different kinds of talents. Some are great in singing, dancing or playing the guitar but we tend to refuse to accept that we can also learn their abilities.

Let It Out

Let us test ourselves. If you appreciate the beauty of a blooming red rose or enjoy the beautiful sunset on seashore that shows that you have the artistic ability within you.

The first thing that you have to do to let it out is to have the “desire to learn”. To learn how to draw is really a matter of training your eyes perfectly and more than by just looking with your eyes. It can be done and it can be learned.

When I was a child my parents saw me growing with artistic ability. I was five years old then when I used to doodle a lot. This lead me to create my first drawing of an apple right from our dining room table. Then I drew a lion while I was watching it on TV. They were so amazed on my early age talent!

You Can Do It

You are probably going to tell me, “Hey you have an inborn artistic talent and I don’t!” I know that’s the truth but you have to know that the driving force of all this is my early age “desire to learn” while I was growing up. Always remember that you have that “artist within you”. Let it out and grow by your desire to learn!

I want to share with you someone that will give you an inspiration to learn to draw. He is just an ordinary person who struggled in the art of drawing. What makes him unique from the rest of all is his strong determination to learn with patience the step-by-step techniques of drawing that brought him to master the art of realistic portraits with pencil.

Discover him in person through his unique style on how to create drawings in pencil from photos to portraits. Learn his step-by-step tutorials by viewing it here. You will be amazed on how easy for you to learn it! Let the artist within you be exposed. You can do it!

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