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How to improve your visual memory for artist part 1

How to improve your visual memory and skill.
Visual and photographic memory slot in your head is very important and the most valuable asset if you are an artist.
Here are some tips to help you improve you visual ability and collect more images, visual, and photographic memory capacity in you mainframe.

Cognitive level
In the evening, make a film of the day and review it in your imagination; visualize the most impressive events and all the people you've seen When you think of someone, try to see him in your visual imagination.

When you are reading or typing something on your computer, pay special attention to the actual form of the letters and words with their correct spelling. Close your eyes and see the words or even the numbers mentally.

Behavior level
Imagine that you are being watched. Pay attention to the expression on your face, smile when talking to people, make funny faces.

Think of the world as a movie screen, think of yourself as an actor facing his/her audience. Visualize yourself in a positive way.

The benefits of developing visual skills
Sight is a very stimulating sense. When you pay attention to images you can keep yourself alert and busy.

Mental images contain enormous amounts of information so it is a great way to help your memory and maintain a sharp mind.

When you are conscious of your image, it helps you to improve it and it even requires you to do so as it would be difficult to tolerate an unflattering image once you are conscious of it on a regular basis. You then dress better, you take better care of yourself and this can increase your self esteem.

Anyway, I hope this help some how.
Cheers and looking forward for everyone to step forward ad improve in every way in 2009.

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Luca said…
brother this article if very helpful... I have adapted a method just like this to learn Chinese... I visualize an image for every chinese character... I never thaught the mind can remember SO many things! Unbelievable!

Anyways, I really hope that this year my digital work improves (a lot) but obviously it won't improve unless I practice hard!

KB designs said…
Hey Xia,

Thanks for the post, definately gona give it a try as i always see cool stuff in my head but when it comes to drawing it, i struggle to recall this will help.

Thanks for all the posts for 2008, they have really been so valuable in helping my drawing/painting skills and i appreciate them so much. :):)

Will be visiting everyday for 2009 as more wonderful art comes from this master

Thanks Again
artist said…
Happy new year to all of you guys.