• T&T Thursday!

    10 monthes ago - By Urban Sketchers Chicago

    Paka 2021
    Thoughts on Talent By Alex Zonis
    Many times, as I am sitting sketching in a park or a cafe, someone would stop by, look over my shoulder, and then say with a wistful air "I wish I had your talent... I'd like to draw too..."
    I usually hesitate to tell them, but I will tell you: I have no talent.
    What I have is an incessant desire to make images. I have persistence and tenacity. I gave up on instant gratification and the need to look good right away. I bought in on an idea of 10,000 hours. But talent... no, definitely not. But let's examine the situation with more attention.
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