Bend or abandon rules - 99 tips for a perfect drawing

#01 Drawing is a way of understanding, it gives inside information about your personal view and/or thoughts.
#02 Your vision is related to the way of portraying.
#03 Drawing is picturing what you know about what you saw.
#04 The first layer of the drawing is just a sketch of conceptions, as well as the last layer is [scribbling in between].
#05 Changes can occur, during and after drawing.
#06 Ignore some rules or replace them [change the order might also be helpful].
#07 Never trust the description of a product for drawing, try it yourself and label it correct.
#08 Implement different self-invented techniques such as: 'The Fluid Hesitation Bridge'.
#09 Compositions occur during the process.
#10 Connotations appear in the process, when they upset the balance, use red.
#11 When a time consuming idea gives you the feeling that you will not start or finish it, just use a wider line or shrink the scale.
#12 Hide those lines that make you insecure.
#13 Try out sketching with pencils of different length.
#14 Do not use tape to hold the paper in place.
#15 Hairspray is for those who go out on Saturday nights.
#16 Connect dots to get to a composition.
#17 To show-off your natural skills, lose shadowing.
#18 Only THINK you are making a 3D drawing.
#19 Instinctively start and stop.
#20 The subject is a phrasal constituent and should be distinguished from parts of the drawing, which, roughly, classify elements within constituent.
#21 Use a scissor instead of an eraser.
#22 Although it sounds like there are a lot of 'don'ts' in drawing, there aren't.
#23 The results of a drawing can give information about the necessity of another one.
#24 Try to imagine what you have done before you take a look.
#25 Things are as simple as you see them.
#26 Don't ruin good perception by thinking too hard towards the end.
#27 There is NO drawing mood.
#28 Rely on your own obligation to be done in a few minutes for an epic drawing.
#29 Attach yourself to the surface.
#30 There is no need to do a makeover when you think you messed up the drawing.
#31 Draw on your pencil.
#32 Randomness is GOD.
#33 Gravitational pull leads to exploration.
#34 The transfer of an idea does not go through your pencil.
#35 Be sufficiently independent from the mind.
#36 Avoid the possibilities of interpretations: this could lead to less impressive parts of your drawing.
#37 A series of drawings looks serious and distract flaws of the first one.
#38 Appreciate your own contrary view: let others be part of that without their notice.
#39 Know when it is time to buy new materials.
#40 Convince yourself you used a pencil with a different hardness.
#41 Although a drawing on a napkin can carry a good result, it is difficult to preserve.
#42 Fragile surfaces generate more respect because of its vulnerability.
#43 Sharpen your pencil in width.
#44 Practicalities of drawing lose their value along the way.
#45 Alternating up and down.
#46 Spare yourself the effort to explain to others what drawing means to you.
#47 When you drink while drawing, there's always the possibility to spill on the surface, choose a liquid that can add some extra depths, shadows or twists.
#48 If you cannot afford insurance for your hands, also try drawing with other parts of your body: mouth, feet, ass, ears, etcetera.
#49 Perfection isn't only about control.
#50 Create annoying distractions.
#51 A blank surface isn't the enemy.
#52 +31 629302965.
#53 Turn off the light.
#54 Go aimlessly towards a new beginning.
#55 Loose perspective on what the drawing requires.
#56 When too tired, but not jet finished: twist some pencils in your hair, put the drawing on your pillow and go to sleep.
#57 The energy to draw is not coming from coffee alone.
#58 Creativity, like boredom, is a state of mind.
#59 If you think a drawing block is just a stack of paper glued together at one side, you are on the good track and there's no problem.
#60 Retain a sense of perspective.
#61 Don't explain shit.
#62 Wear your drawing like a mask and see from behind the reactions of bystanders.
#63 Draw more then the paper can handle.
#64 Draw a supported set of lines, when a line is so heavy that it separates the fibers of your paper.
#66 Ban out all existence.
#65 If you know up front you are not going to like your drawing after five years, just use non sun-resistant colours.
#67 Use both sides of the paper.
#68 Be against utter tolerance towards the drawing.
#69 A big mistake just means your paper is too small.
#70 Unfortunately there is no restitution for not used ideas.
#71 Reconsider when you least expect it.
#72 Think up front what you can destroy.
#73 Coal is nicer to pronounce then to use.
#74 Don't worry about copyright.
#75 Practice doesn't make it perfect, your reality does.
#76 Put glue onto your hands.
#77 Completely finish your pencil.
#78 Use your pencil like a dart.
#79 Your price tag should not be bigger than your drawing.
#80 Your title should not be more interesting than your drawing.
#81 Draw backwards.
#82 Draw like it could be your new tattoo design.
#83 Use the end face of the surface.
#84 If you prefer quantity, just cut your drawing in multiple pieces.
#85 Don't lift the pencil from the surface.
#86 Draw below skin level.
#87 Use the two-hand motion.
#88 When there is no surface to your liking: make an air drawing till you find one.
#89 Keep your mind closed.
#90 Denial the existence of criticism.
#91 Clumsiness is part of your drawing signature.
#92 Difficulties may persist within a finished drawing.
#93 Sculpt with your pencil shavings.
#94 Look at details of others.
#95 Draw on the border of your autism spectrum.
#96 Staple the paper to your pencil.
#97 1st blank rule.
#98 2nd blank rule.
#99 3rd blank rule.
Bend or abandon rules - 99 tips for a perfect drawing
Object for drawing, 2012-2018.
Plexiglas, wood and gold paint in engraved pencils with eraser.
26 x 66 x 13 cm.