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Practice Makes Perfect…

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The 10 year progress charts many Japanese artists have lately taken to creating demonstrate perfectly the adage that “practice makes perfect” – and provide more than a little encouragement for aspiring artists to hang in there and keep practicing, as mastery may be as much a matter of perseverance as of talent:

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Some of the artists featured clearly started their charts at a high level of skill, but even here modest improvements are evident, along with some quite interesting changes in style.

Others have risen from crude doodlers to popular artists in the same period, though elsewhere certain notable cautionary tales abound as well.

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