It’s a children’s game, drawing circles, but it gives us an undeniable sense of completion when the two pencil marks join. We talk about tying up loose ends, wrapping something up, and having a beginning, middle, and end. What a tidy way to describe our life experiences.
Why should anyone bother about learning art without having a bunch of decades to develop mastery?
At what point on the paper do you touch the pencil to begin? Does the first line of a novel just fall out as complete? Or the melody for a song? Or a letter? What is your process?