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18 Drawing Tips That Will Inspire You To Pick Up A Pen

"Draw what you love. Always."

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1. Tim Seeley

"Know the rules so you can break them! Don't break the rules until you know them!"Check out Tim's website and Twitter.
Tim Seeley

"Know the rules so you can break them! Don't break the rules until you know them!"

Check out Tim's website and Twitter.

2. Derek Fridolfs

"Don't be afraid to make mistakes!" — Derek FridolfsCheck out Derek's website.
Derek Fridolfs

"Don't be afraid to make mistakes!" — Derek Fridolfs

Check out Derek's website.

3. Elsa Charretier

"Be bold and fearless." — Elsa CharretierCheck out Elsa's website and Twitter.
Elsa Charretier

"Be bold and fearless." — Elsa Charretier

Check out Elsa's website and Twitter.

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4. Guin Thompson

"Don't worry about 'good.' Just make the marks!" - Guin ThompsonFollow Guin's website, Instagram, Tumblr, Twitter.
Guin Thompson

"Don't worry about 'good.' Just make the marks!" - Guin Thompson

Follow Guin's website, Instagram, Tumblr, Twitter.

5. Andrew Robinson

"Be bold when spotting blacks to add mystery and increase the contrast of your drawing."Check out Andrew's website and Twitter.
Andrew Robinson

"Be bold when spotting blacks to add mystery and increase the contrast of your drawing."

Check out Andrew's website and Twitter.

6. Meredith McClaren

"Start with basic shapes and then build up from there!"Check out Meredith's Tumblr and Twitter.
Meredith McClaren

"Start with basic shapes and then build up from there!"

Check out Meredith's Tumblr and Twitter.

7. Evan Dahm

"Technique isn't everything. Work hard and know what is most important to you." Check out Evan's Tumblr and Twitter.
Evan Dahm

"Technique isn't everything. Work hard and know what is most important to you."

Check out Evan's Tumblr and Twitter.

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8. Ali Cantarella

"Be O.K. with your mistakes."Check out Ali's website, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, and Twitter.
Ali Cantarella

"Be O.K. with your mistakes."

Check out Ali's website, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, and Twitter.

9. Tony Ojeda

"Keep drawing. Scum!"Check out Tony's Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
Tony Ojeda

"Keep drawing. Scum!"

Check out Tony's Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

10. Hannah Christensen

"Draw what you like, not what you think others will like."Check out her website, Tumblr, Instagram, and Twitter.
Hannah Christensen

"Draw what you like, not what you think others will like."

Check out her website, Tumblr, Instagram, and Twitter.

11. Alberto Jiménez Alburquerque

"Draw every day!!"Check out Alberto's Instagram and Twitter.
Alberto Jiménez Alburquerque

"Draw every day!!"

Check out Alberto's Instagram and Twitter.

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12. Lisha Jiang

“Stay strong.”Check out Lisha’s website.
Lisha Jiang

“Stay strong.”

Check out Lisha’s website.

13. Becca Farrow

"Draw things that make you happy."Check out Becca's website and Twitter.
Becca Farrow

"Draw things that make you happy."

Check out Becca's website and Twitter.

14. Dominike "Domo" Stanton

"With great power comes great responsibility...but you knew that!"Check out Domo's website and Twitter.
Dominike Stanton

"With great power comes great responsibility...but you knew that!"

Check out Domo's website and Twitter.

15. Isaac Goodhart

"Draw from life!!!"Check out Isaac's Tumblr, Instagram, and Twitter.
Isaac Goodhart

"Draw from life!!!"

Check out Isaac's Tumblr, Instagram, and Twitter.

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16. Caitlin Scannell

"Work hard and draw what you love (and never undersell yourself as an artist!)." — Caitlin ScannellCheck out Caitlin's website and Twitter.
Caitlin Scannell

"Work hard and draw what you love (and never undersell yourself as an artist!)." — Caitlin Scannell

Check out Caitlin's website and Twitter.

17. Penelope R. Gaylord

"Draw what you love. Always." — Penelope R. GaylordCheck out Penelope's website, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
Penelope R. Gaylord

"Draw what you love. Always." — Penelope R. Gaylord

Check out Penelope's website, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

18. Alexa Cassaro

“Always add extra glitter. And remember trash is perfect too. Be who you wanna be. No regrets.”Check out Alexa’s website.
Alexa Cassaro

“Always add extra glitter. And remember trash is perfect too. Be who you wanna be. No regrets.”

Check out Alexa’s website.