--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "authfriend" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "sparaig" <sparaig@> wrote:
> >
> > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "shempmcgurk" <shempmcgurk@> 
> wrote:
> > >
> > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, TurquoiseB <no_reply@> 
> > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "authfriend" <jstein@> 
> wrote:
> > > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "jim_flanegin" 
> <jflanegi@> 
> > > > > wrote:
> > > > > 
> > > > The photographer had taken a portrait of the 
> > > > artist but using a long -- several seconds long 
> > > > -- exposure. While the shutter was open, Picasso 
> > > > had created a drawing of a bull in mid air, using 
> > > > a small penlight. The drawing was perfect.
> > > 
> > > That's actually a famous photograph...I wish I could remember who 
> > > the photographer was...
> > 
> > Art students and even professionals practice drawing circles of all 
> > sizes, over and over again.  Dozens of circles a day, for thousands 
> > of days, trains the muscles and nervous system to be pretty good at 
> > drawing circles.
> 
> But that doesn't help much when what you want to
> draw is a bull.
>

Actually, yeah it does. Perfect circles are HARD. If a bull is slightly "off" 
you can chalk it up 
to a funny perspective or a funny bull, but a circle? Everyone knows what a 
circle is 
supposed to look like. Master a circle freehand and just about any other 
drawing comes 
easier.










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