Drawing is about muscle control, and muscle control comes from reps. Which is why Professor Gary, our Drawing teacher at ID school had us draw hundreds, then thousands, of cubes in perspective. And once we'd gotten those down to his satisfaction, we drew yet more cubes in perspective, then started filling the planes with ellipses.
There is no shortcut, he taught. If your circles suck, draw 10,000 of them and at some point they'll stop sucking.
Well, turns out there is a shortcut, at least for drawing circles of a few specific sizes. Not much applicability for ID sketching, but it was clever enough that we at least had to show you:
Half of you will think it's clever. The other half won't be impressed until this guy comes up with a trick for drawing perfect ellipse-filled cubes in perspective. And if I'd showed Professor Gary this video back then, he'd have looked at me and said, "Don't be an asshole."
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