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Every time you look at your drawing you must remember your subject.

To do so you need a developed
visual memory.

Memory drawing - Looking at your subject

You look at your subject.
And then . . .

Memory Drawing - Looking at your artwork

You must remember it when
looking at your artwork.

It gets even more complicated when your model can't hold a pose during a portrait sitting. Or as the lighting changes when you're landscape painting en plein air.

Both situations happen all the time!

Therefore, it only makes sense
to train your visual memory.

And now you don't have to go it alone.

You can even get started for free
3 Days of Memory Drawing

Want more in-depth instruction?

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an online course?

a full-length book?

The two hinderances to memory drawing on your own are consistency and finding suitable subjects. I can help you with both through Atelier Rousar | online and the Memory Drawing course.

All drawing from observation is drawing from memory. It only makes sense to train it. Learn how through the only modern book of its kind: Memory Drawing: Perceptual Training and Recall.

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Deliberate Practice

Success at memory drawing requires more than just the simple habit of regular practice. It requires deliberate practice. Deliberately practicing memory drawing means incorporating a systems approach to your efforts. And that means conquering each discrete problem before moving onto the next.


Your Year of Memory Drawing

As the old year draws to a close it’s only natural to review it and to begin thinking about the new one. Relative to memory drawing, did you do any last year? And if you did, were you consistent about it? Whether you answered yes or no, resolve now to make 2020 your year of memory drawing.


Your Mind’s Eye

Does your mind’s eye see? If I asked you to close your eyes and visualize your kitchen, would you see anything in your mind’s eye? Although most people do, some may not. And if you who do, what you are ‘seeing’ is not actually a sensation on your retina. Rather, what you’re visualizing is more akin to guided imagination.

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