In order to express an idea artistically we must rely on and correctly use the appropriate tools, materials, and concepts which, with practice and a deepening understanding, will enable us to visualize and capture the idea we wish to get across.
1: Familiarization with the materials and the artistic elements required in order to represent an object.
2: Correlation of the elements necessary to achieve a balance of forms on the picture plane: composition, line, contrast, volume.
3: Development of techniques; perfecting the use of the picture plane, line, color and form.
4: Development of a critical awareness towards one's own work and a greater understanding of the visual elements.