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Why people believe they can’t draw - and how to prove they can | Graham Shaw | TEDxHull
Why people believe they can’t draw - and how to prove they can | Graham Shaw | TEDxHull
Why people believe they can’t draw - and how to prove they can | Graham Shaw | TEDxHull

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Why is it that so many people think they can’t draw? Where did we learn to believe that? Graham Shaw will shatter this illusion – quite literally - in a very practical way. He’ll demonstrate how the simple act of drawing has the power to make a positive difference in the world.

Graham specialises in the art of communication and has helped thousands of people to make important presentations. He is perhaps best known for his use of fast cartoon drawings to communicate ideas and is the author of ‘The Art of Business Communication’.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
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