The camera put painters out of business. It reproduced reality perfectly, so painters started doing things cameras couldn’t. That’s how modern art was born.
Pablo invented cubism. He was representing 3d space on a 2d canvas.
But first, he mastered “normal” painting.
In the beginning, copy the best. I hand copied 120 pages of sales letters to learn some tricks from the pros.
One day I will improve on them and hopefully create my own masterpiece.