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Dear Patti

Do you feel that a person Who is good in drawing will be always a good painter and vice versa?.

Thanks & regards
Prashant s akerkar

Hi Prashant.

I would think that a person who could draw well, could also paint well. Depending on the kind of paint used (watercolors, oils, acrylics, etc.) there could be some time needed to learn how to handle the medium.

I hope I've been a help!

Best of luck,



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