The first lesson

“The first step is to hold the pencil over the first point, see like this,” her art teacher explained holding her hand over the sketch book. “Now all you gotta do is drag the pencil from the first point to the next along the dashed lines. Careful, do not draw outside of the dashes!”, she continued as the little girl slowly joined all the points to complete her first pencil sketch. She was ecstatic as the penguin she had been drawing soon materialised in front of her eyes.

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Years later, the renowned artist still remembered her first drawing lesson, as she spoke to the kids at the exhibition, “Remember kids, take it slow, you do not want to step outside of those dashes!”

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