This is a new category. I'll be listing and describing some drawing exercises. After all, if you are a musician, then you practice scales or rifts or something similar. If an athlete, then squats, lunges and other strength exercises help performance. But even thinking about your sport can improve performance. This surprising snippet of information is backed by research as demonstrated in an article stating "Mental practice-based rehabilitation training to improve arm function and daily activity performance in stroke patients."
So this implies that you can get better at drawing just by thinking about drawing. If you are caught in a queue, or on a bus with nothing to do, then close your eyes, and draw or paint a picture in your mind. Choose and mix the colors, arrange the composition, build up an image, make corrections. When you next put pencil to paper, or paint on canvas, you just might find a little new skill or two.
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spOOk's art is owned by Jeremy. He has practiced drawing and painting for about 40 years, and might get good at it one day. spOOk's art is focused on graphite portraits.