Practice Makes Perfect

Airplane drawing by Jack in 1958
Airplane drawing by Jack in 1958

"Art is a Lifetime of Practicing what you Love to do."

 

A few weeks ago, I came across an old drawing of an airplane that I had made; one of many, back when I was about five years old. Seeing this sketch reminded me that my love for art and aviation has been with me for as long as I can remember. Like anyone, there were many times I faced frustration, and would end up with a page destroyed by countless erase marks, or starting over with a new layer of fresh paint - but I continued on. Later, I realized that those challenges only allowed me to develop my art skills all the more. 


Had I ever given up on those simple plane sketches, I would have missed out on so many years of doing what I love, and at the same time, gaining experience, skill and pure happiness. 


 

Practice takes dedication, but Practice makes perfect.


Whatever your passion, stick with it - no matter what challenges you may face; every little bit of effort is a major step towards where you want to be. Becoming skilled at something can be as simple as just not giving up.


A Few Motivational Quotes For You:

"Every strike brings me closer to the next home run." – Babe Ruth
 
"People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily." – Zig Ziglar
 
"You can't fall if you don’t climb.  But there’s no joy in living your whole life on the ground." - Dr. Seuss
 
"A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new." – Albert Einstein
 
"It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop." – Confucius

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