The Complete Drawing Certificate Course

This Drawing Course is ideal for students of all levels seeking a solid foundation of fundamental art skills

Course and Curriculum features

Full Instructor Support

When you choose the instructor supported enrolment option every weekly exercise and project is critiqued by your personal instructor.

Freedom and convenience

Study in the comfort of your own home at a time that suits you. No need to travel to attend a class.


Easy to understand comprehensive HD videos and coursebooks. The Complete Drawing Course is famous for in-depth learning with no details missed.


Three Drawing Mediums

This course includes graphite, charcoal and coloured pencil techniques.

Ideal for Beginners

Suitable for absolute beginners and also for more experienced artists wishing to fill skill gaps.


CPD Certificate

CPD Certificate and Certificate of completion when you complete all six units with full instructor support.

A Fully Structured Online Drawing Course Curriculum

Relax knowing that you are studying a structured step-by-step curriculum. The course is specifically designed to take you from complete beginner through to confidently creating your own completely original art.

Unit 1: Outline Drawing

Unit 2: Shading and Form

Unit 3: Portraiture Foundations

Unit 4: Perspective and Proportion

Unit 5: Coloured Pencil Techniques and Colour Theory

Unit 6: Compose Original Art

Start Your Drawing Journey Today

We’re here for you, right from your very first lines through to confidently creating your own original art.

Video screencast critiques… created personally for you

Your DrawPj instructor genuinely cares about your progress and will gently guide you step-by-step, helping you to improve through valuable video screencast critiques recorded especially for you.

Here’s an example of the kind of feedback you can expect when you send your assignment to your personal art instructor.

This real student assignment critique is from the first weeks of Unit 3 Portaiture Foundations.

Learn online via email correspondence

One-to-one critiques are provided when you choose the intructor supported enrolment option

Your Personal Art Instructor

When you enroll you will be assigned to one of our caring art instructors.


Real Feedback on your Progress

Your personal art instructor will provide video screencast feedback, commenting on every weekly exercise and project.

Expertly Trained Instructors

Each instructor has been expertly trained in our unique system by Course Founder and leading internet art educator Cindy Wider.

'Before and After' Self Portraits

The drawings here represent the progress of students drawing skills while studying The Complete Drawing Course. You will notice on the left side that students enter the course at various levels of drawing ability, but everyone achieves a dramatic improvement as seen on the right side. The ‘before’ images were completed prior to the students’ first week of tuition. The ‘after’ drawings were completed while studying this course for a total of approximately 63 hours over 21 weeks.

Membership options to suit all budgets

Self-teach or Fully Instructor Supported. The choice is yours.
All memberships have access to our massive six unit structured curriculum.

Here’s how the instructor supported course works…

Step 1.

Download and read your coursebook then watch the HD videos


Step 2.

Complete your weekly exercises or project

Step 2.

Scan or photograph your drawings

Step 4.

Email your drawings to your instructor


Step 5.

Your Instructor will provide a detailed personal video or written critique to show you how you can improve.

How is the Course Structured?

Six individual course units

Seven week study plan per unit

Study just 2 to 4 hours a week to complete the course in a minimum of 42 weeks

More than 200 HD videos

Printable coursebooks covering every week of the course

*42 week total estimated course duration is based upon sending one major exercise or project to your instructor per week, studying between 2 to 4 hours minimum on a weekly basis.

When studying regularly (including taking short breaks between units) completion of the full course within one year is achievable. There are no assignment deadlines. Study at your own pace with 2 years to complete your course.

Certificates are issued upon completion of all six instructor supported units.

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