When I see artist draw from their head or able to create something, I wonder how they do that. Since taking art class in high school I could never draw from memory or use my imagination to come up with something. I have to use a photo reference or draw something that I could see. Thinking about it, make more sense on why I consider myself a visual person. Even when something is explained to me verbally, it take me time just to make sure I understand what was just explained.
Now am trying to train myself and my brain to draw from memory / imagination. It been a slow process cause sometime I don’t know what to draw. For the mean time I wanted to see how close can I draw a realistic face and so far it a disappointment. Hopefully it just temporary and I will improve. You can see the difference when drawing from my head to using a reference a photo.
Do you struggle drawing from memory? For those those don’t, any advise.