• The Drawing Studio Grace Mendez

    The Drawing Studio

    When I was taking my required classes for my bachelor’s degree in Visual and Public Art, I took the minimum required classes in drawing. Drawing scared me. It scared me because I was comparing myself to the other students who had been drawing for years. I compared myself to the established artists that we studied. I compared myself unfairly. Drawing is something that I have come to love. I make lots of mistakes and allow the mistakes to show up without feeling bad about them. Notice I said, “about them” and not “about myself.” That was the key to overcoming my fear. I stopped taking it personally. I continue to…