Frequently Asked Questions and Terms

Note: This FAQ and Terms apply to course enrolments on or after 12th April 2019.
For enrolments prior to this please see this FAQ and Terms

What art supplies do I need for this course?

Please see the recommended art supplies page

Issues during the course

If you have any problems at all:

  • If enrolled in the DrawPj Mentoring Program, for course related issues contact your Mentor.
  • For technical, account or payment related issues please contact support (

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What kind of computer equipment do I need to study this course?

The DrawPj Academy is best experienced on a PC, Laptop, or Tablet with a fast broadband internet connection in order to view HD videos. Access to a printer is also recommended for printing course workbooks. You will also need to either scan or photograph your artworks to email to your DrawPj Mentor (if you are enrolled in the DrawPj Mentoring Program)

Do I have to use Facebook to study this course?

You do not have to be a Facebook user to participate in this course. You only need access to Facebook if you wish to take part in the DrawPj Beginner Drawing Family Group to connect with your fellow students and share your work.

What kind of feedback is provided?

If you are enrolled in a self-study program you can join our Facebook group ‘The Beginner Drawing Family’ for feedback from the community on your drawings. Please see the rules pinned at the top of the Facebook group for more details.

When you enroll in the DrawPj Mentoring prgram you can receive critiques from a certified DrawPj Instructor (otherwise known as a DrawPj Mentor).

  • Instructor feedback will be provided either via recorded video screencast, email correspondence, and/or PDF document depending on the complexity of the feedback required.
  • Long and in-depth feedback is generally provided via recorded video screencast (for example when you first submit an assignment).
  • In all cases your instructor will try and match the best communication method to suit the assignment.


How do I earn a certificate and what kind of certificate is issued when I complete the Complete Online Drawing Course?

Official signed DrawPj certificates are only available for students studying in the DrawPj Mentoring Program.

Certificates are issued when you have successfully completed (and submitted to your Mentor) all study blocks and completed all quizzes (with a score of 85% or higher) for all six sections.

Certificates are issued upon completion of the DrawPj Mentoring Program

  • Printed Certificate of Completion (issued and signed by course founder Cindy Wider and co-founder Stuart Wider)

Certificates for DrawPj Mentoring Program individual sections

  • A printable Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you by your instructor as a pdf file, at the end of each section (if all study blocks have been completed.)

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FAQ and Terms last updated 12/04/2019

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