Often I am asked to find the magic of finishing a piece of art . Make your Mark class is full of very dedicated students with the urge to create and complete. I think there are many ways to observe your work and to control the process. I like to encourage a sense of freedom of thought with the knowledge of the elements and principles of art. I like to find ways to instill these ideas without following them during creation but as you analyze the steps you have taken to create. Artist are given a tightrope to negotiate . Be aware of the past and go towards the future. Find out the techniques that will aid your endeavor and practice them until they are no longer a thought but a memory from your diligence.