10 Amazing Before & After Drawings Show Why Practice Is So Important

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There are a lot of success formulas, but probably all of them consist of practice and time. This is especially true for drawing, where understanding proportions, shading, and other techniques can turn a crude circle with lines into a detailed realistic face. ‘Draw This Again!’ meme challenge invites artists to re-draw their old artwork and present them side-by-side for comparison, showcasing their dramatic progress.

From pencil self-portraits to vibrant watercolor character creation – these images prove that nobody was born an artist and the journey to mastering drawing involves a lot of patience and hard work. Have you also been drawing? Then post your version of ‘Draw This Again!’ in the comments!

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1 2005 Vs 2017 By Jade Mere

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2 About 10 Years Of Progress By Miles

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3 Progress Of 11 Months By Itsmehoswa

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4 About 9 Years Of Progress By Laura Brouwers

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5 Progression To Semi-Realistic Style By Abigail Diaz

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6 Draw Jessica Alba Again

7 1 Year Progress By Zary

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8 3 Years Of Progress By Isvoc

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9 I Repainted One Of My First Digital Paintings From 4 And A Half Years Ago By Sara Tepes

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10 Improvement Of 4 Years By Noisebaskerville