We had to draw 2 of each: Our Drinks, Trees, and Ourselves! I like some of what I breathed into existence in this drawing exercise, but it was a bit frustrating. When it comes to art, I tend to become a perfectionist, and all of this was time consuming. Long story short, I may not do this again.
Of course, repetition is key to mastering something. With 100 to 1000 hours of commitment to drawing, I would have better results on drawing what I had in mind rather than poor planning. I did all of this in one take! Though I am happy with my results, extra practice may have given me better results that show what I was actually thinking.
I major in Nutrition and Dietetics. That involves anatomy, some chemistry, statistics, and human biological health. Drawing can be integral where we need to:
sketch some parts of the body.
draw certain images that encourage people to eat in a certain way along with exercise motivation. I see a lot of fitness pages on Instagram use them (along with photos) to advise how to generally approach food.
We also may need to visualize certain processes that happen in the body along with chemical formulas of nutrients and from cellular metabolism.
sketch and visualize some trends in health studies.
Obviously, drawing is a language. With the right techniques, a person can portray a sense. It may not always be outright, but something subtle that says something about the big picture. Like what I did for my energy drink drawing, I featured someone blasting through the clouds. It was my way of saying that my moods become a lot more defined than at ground level. The color of the blast trail has some blue and red, trying to say that it also accelerates my response to cry about something sad besides being happy upon consuming caffeine.
Drawing is in comics, political cartoons, animation, and much more!