Learn and Develop New Painting Skills while Accomplishing Something I've Always Wanted to Do

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The goal of my personal project was to learn and develop new painting skills while accomplishing something that I have always wanted to do. My original plan was to learn all of the functions and possibilities of the human brain, but I then decided that that was not something I wanted to pursue and that it wasn't something I could personally connect with. The idea of learning to paint a tree sprung when I brainstormed on my past ideas and interests, and I decided that that was something I would like to pursue.
I have always been interested in the art of painting and the detail and effort you should out into it. When I was in elementary we took a trip to the Toledo Art Museum and I saw a lot of really detailed paintings and I've always thought it would be cool of I could paint something myself. I have multiple sketches of trees and doodles, but I thought a painting would be way more in depth. I have always just found trees interesting, possibly because they serve purposes ranging from giving us fresh oxygen to being a spot to swing from as a child.
My topic links closet to the Approaches to Learning category. It links to this are the best because I am attempting to learn how to paint. One of the factors in approaches to learning includes communication, in order for me to be successful I had to communicate with art teachers in order to plan a time and place to learn how to paint. Another factor in approaches to learning is organizational skills and attitudes towards work, in…

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