Try your hand at practicing the exercises you've learned in this chapter.
^ Any specimen, scene, view, or vista, from close-up nature studies to the big picture panoramas in the landscape, is open to you—make the time and effort to go out and see and draw it.
^ The vantage point, eye level, framed view, and format on the page will all contribute to the feel of your landscape.
^ Close and careful study of specimens from nature will put you in touch with the unmeasurable phenomena in the world. You will heighten your powers of minute observation and discover the great variety in nature.
^ Drawing from nature increases your sense of place, of really being there, of being truly awake and alive.
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