It's simple and easy to become skilled at something, it's just the consistent practice which is difficult. Nowhere is this more obvious than in drawing and illustration, where an understanding of proportions and proper technique can turn a crude circle with lines into a detailed face.

This list of before and after pictures shows the dramatic difference practice makes. However, this list is not final...

Have you or a friend recently mastered drawing? Post your before and after pictures below, or vote on the set that you find most impressive.

#1 Drawing Progress Over The Last Few Years

Drawing Progress Over The Last Few Years

Drawing Progress Over The Last Few Years

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Angel 6 months ago

Woah.

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#2 7 Years Of Progress

7 Years Of Progress

7 Years Of Progress

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#3 Progression From 2 Years Old To 25

Progression From 2 Years Old To 25

Progression From 2 Years Old To 25

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guess 6 months ago

Lol I couldn't draw that well at age two ;u; ...I'M NOT CRYING YOU'RE CRYING

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#4 Eye Drawing Progress In 3 Years

Eye Drawing Progress In 3 Years

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SnoopyKoalaBear 3 months ago

Wait, you drew the second one. WOWOWOWOW

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#5 About 8 Years Of Progress

About 8 Years Of Progress

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VickieWilson 6 months ago

Well. I wasn't expecting that.

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#6 Practice Pays Off

Practice Pays Off

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JakeFerguson 6 months ago

Well that improved

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#7 I Think My Style Changed A Bit

I Think My Style Changed A Bit

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LauraBucaria 6 months ago

she looked happier at 9

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#8 5 Years Of Progress

5 Years Of Progress

5 Years Of Progress

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MyrandaValles 6 months ago

I wonder who this character is. He likes him a lot.

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#9 The Difference 2 Years Of Practice Makes

The Difference 2 Years Of Practice Makes

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Man gerz 1 month ago

To me, this is just copy photograph. It's not to difficult, as drawing realistic from imagination, Knowledge .

#10 My Drawing Progression From Age 12 To 14

My Drawing Progression From Age 12 To 14

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KateFavor 6 months ago

I can relate. :)

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