The Automatic Drawing Technique

One useful exercise that can ease your mind and improve your shape design is automatic drawing. The idea is to put pen to paper and just enjoy the process of subconscious mark making. Subscribe to Proko:

Professional artist Tim Gula shows you how to apply meditation to art with an exercise called automatic drawing and explains the benefits of including it in your routine.

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Artist | Instructor – Tim Gula (
Producer – Stan Prokopenko (
Production Assistance – Sean Ramsey , Brandon Storer, Charlie Nicholson
Editing – Sean Ramsey (, Stan Prokopenko

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Intro – The Freak Fandango Orchestra

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Instructional How to Draw videos for artists. My drawing lessons are approachable enough for beginners and detailed enough for advanced artists. My philosophy is to teach timeless concepts in an entertaining way. I believe that when you are having fun, you learn better. I take pride in producing high quality videos that you will enjoy watching and re-watching.


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