My mum has a bunch of "Learn how to draw"-type books, I borrowed a few and have been reading through one recently. It's very much like that "How to draw an owl: Step 1, draw a circle. Step 2: Draw the rest of the fucking owl" meme! It's not remotely helpful in understanding HOW the author actually did the thing he's describing. First photo is a simple outline, which I could do. Then the second is all of this crazy detail that I have no idea how to replicate, heh.

@virtualwolf this is the worst type of drawing books tbh, it's basically just "trace this thing and get it over with" and i hate it 😔

@virtualwolf i remember those book :o i had a hard time w them too !

@thatgirllily Hahaha. There’s so many steps missing in between!

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