Mastery requires comprehending a multitude of ideas simultaneously. Since one’s conscious brain can only understand one thing at a time, this task becomes the province of one’s subconscious.

For the Draughtsman, this means the establishment of a knowledge vault filled with a vast resource of material. At the core of this subconscious knowledge base resides all things related to technique.

All matters related to technique should be at the disposition of the subconscious so it can take over control of the hand.

Technique is a means of expression and not a means to an end.

The conscious mind should remain free to deal will matters of Design.

The elements of Design or Disegno lead to the achievement of Mastery.

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