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Scott now creates masterful pastel artworks regularly by commission. He initially came to DrawPj with some experience but felt that his art skills were missing something. That all changed when he studied the DrawPj course.
Sheila now has the artistic life she always dreamed of. She’s a graduate of the DrawPj course and now planning her retirement with a lifestyle filled with painting and drawing.
Liesbeth was a beginner when she started with DrawPj. She was mentored through the Complete Online Drawing Course by DrawPj Certified Instructor Brigitte Back. Now she’s discovered a whole new world of fun and relaxation as she creates gorgeous portraits.
Marta is a graduate from the DrawPj Mentoring Program and is now ready to take on the world as a professional commission artist. Marta’s unique style is instantly recognisable, using a combination of graphite and coloured pencil in her works.
Claire has always loved art and creativity but it was only in her 40’s that she finally had the time and space in her life to follow her artistic dream. Claire is a graduate of the Complete Online Drawing Course mentored by DrawPj instructor Tannis Trydal.
Just for fun, I’m sharing ten of the most common reasons I’ve found that students come to DrawPj.com to learn to draw.
Check out the list. Is your motivation one of these?
It’s always exciting to see our student’s portraiture projects. This artwork is by Sabina Ricci, one of our wonderful mentored students.
Check out the cuddly badger characters created by DrawPj students studying my new course ‘Coloured Pencil Character Drawing Secrets’.
Over the years my team and I have taught thousands of students to draw. Each and every student is unique, but I have noticed some very interesting learning characteristics that seem to be common. So, just for fun I’ve created a list of ‘Learning to Draw’ personality types. Do you recognise yourself in any of them?
In this gallery we present a selection of outstanding recent artworks created by students who are either currently studying the Complete Online Drawing Course or who have graduated from the course and are now applying their skills to their own artworks.
Here’s a stunning drawing of our optional shading project ‘The Holiday’ created by Alina Claudia who is studying our course as a self-teach student.
This is the final project for the perspective section of our course and Denise has really created a fabulous artwork here.
In this showcase you can see the works by the amazing DrawPj.com mentored student Avril Parkes who has studied under the careful eye of her DrawPj Certified instructor Tannis Trydal.
In this video I chat with you about how I choose the colours for a Children’s Picture Book Character Illustration.
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Susanne has shown that she has really grasped the principles presented in our course. There are beautiful gradations, soft edges, hard edges and stunning colour changes in her work.
Marta has travelled through our course so beautifully and along the way she created original pieces of her own.
Liesbeth creates gorgeous drawings (often portraits of family members) as she reinforces all that she learned at DrawPj.com.
Ryan is making massive progress in a very short space of time.
Janet is now creating many commissioned artworks and selling internationally! She is constantly busy with her pet portraits and can barely keep up with the demand.
This coloured pencil landscape drawing was created by our mentored student Helen Hanby from her own reference photograph.
Deepti Mohile has progressed through the DrawPj Mentoring Program and has now created stunning images of birds.
Take a look at this stunning drawing of our ‘Shoe Well-travelled’ project from the shading and form section of our course.
Take a look at the amazing and wonderful progression that DrawPj mentored student Lynn Nelson has experienced.
Sofia has put three of the cute characters from our course together in one image; Peppie the Pup, Tallulah Ted and Fred the Sausage Dog.
Yanina has created a wonderful shaded construction drawing, with soft edges, hard edges and gradations all in the right places.
This amazing series of posts documents a real DrawPj student’s journey through version 2 of the Complete Online Drawing Course (note: version 3 is the current course).
Jillian Ridgeway (a DrawPj Alumni student) shares with you how she studied the DrawPj course and now sells her art directly to her fans from her home studio in her garden.
Maria is a certified DrawPj Instructor and accomplished artist. She runs both live drawing classes and mentors students online. Maria has also translated the Complete Course in the Bokmal language.
Cecile Baird is a master of the coloured pencil medium and discusses how important it is to use your own reference materials and take time planning your ideas. She creates amazing still life set ups using back-lighting to capture the translucent nature of objects.