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Chapter 5. Drawing > Drawing Conclusions

Drawing Conclusions

Earlier in this chapter, we noted that we found the process of drawing paths using Bezier curves confusing when we first encountered it. As we worked with the tools, however, we found that the parts of our brains that were used to using rapidographs (an obsolete type of pen favored by the ancient Greeks), triangles, curves, and rulers quickly adapted to the new drawing environment. Eventually, we realized that this was the easier way to draw.

Then, after reading a related article in a tabloid at the supermarket, it dawned on us that the archaic methods we’d learned were nothing less than an extraterrestrial plot, forced on us in classical antiquity by evil space gods, to some cosmic purpose which we cannot—as yet—reveal.


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