My name is Paul.
I’m a 29 year old self-taught amateur artist, my aim is to pursue a career in illustration. I understand that I’m not talented and I started drawing quite late at 23 years old. However, I believe that with hard work, a clear goal and a structured learning plan, though, I may not be able to be the worlds greatest artist, I will be able to realise my own potential, understand and accept my limits and reach a standard I can be proud of.
What I feel holds me back is a lack of structured learing, I draw every day but due to not having a clear goal in mind I often struggle to know what to learn next and as art is so broad I can quickly become overwhelmed. It’s due to this that I feel it would be best for me to start from the beginning.
There are plenty of gaps in my knowledge and this drawing shows that I need to develop a solid understanding of the fundamentals.
With that said, I am looking forward to getting stuck in.