Featured Student Artworks

with Cindy Wider – Author of The Complete Online Drawing Course

I really enjoy celebrating the successes of my students. Here’s a just a small selection of the lovely artworks created by my wonderful students studying at all levels of my course.

Alumni Students Jillian Ridgeway sells another artwork

Alumni Students Jillian Ridgeway sells another artwork

A massive congratulations to Alumni Mentored student Jillian Ridgeway on the sale of yet another painting. Jillian has sold her wonderful painting titled 'Suns Up' in acrylic paints on canvas to an ABC Reporter and ex-politician who adore her work so much that they...

‘Juicy Apple’ by Geri Smythe

‘Juicy Apple’ by Geri Smythe

Oh yummy! Look what just popped into my inbox today, a juicy red apple so beautifully drawn by Geri Smyth one of our beginner level students currently working from the exercise in unit five. Well done on capturing that wonderful roundness of form here Geri and...

‘The Old Hay Shed’ by Patricia Gliniecki

‘The Old Hay Shed’ by Patricia Gliniecki

I am so excited to share this wonderful landscape pencil drawing of our 'Old Hayshed' with you all. This is an exercise from Unit One Week three of the 'Complete Drawing Certificate course' and it has been rendered so beautifully by Patricia Gliniecki who has been...

‘Oscar the Cat’ by Gloria Bardell

‘Oscar the Cat’ by Gloria Bardell

Here is another excellent example of how to use the Cindy Wider version of the traditional Grid Method correctly. Notice all those horizontal and vertical guidelines and all those dots that Gloria Bardell has so carefully plotted in order to create all these wonderful...

‘Sporty Buzzy Bee’ by David Warrington

‘Sporty Buzzy Bee’ by David Warrington

Well I just had to share this outstanding example of the use of the Grid Method with you all today. Our Unit one Graduating student David Warrington has given us permission to share this fine example with you all. This is how to use the Cindy Wider version of the grid...

‘A Shoe Well Travelled’ by Niko Vargas

‘A Shoe Well Travelled’ by Niko Vargas

Wow check out this...another great shoe has just come in to my inbox. I am so impressed with this drawing by Niko Vargas! The tones are beautiful, he has successfully captured the five major areas of light and shade that we are looking for and his shoe laces are...

‘Self Portrait’ by Rachel

‘Self Portrait’ by Rachel

A massive congratulations to Rachel on completing her self portrait studying under the guidance of certified Drawpj.com Instructor Tannis Trydal. Well done Rachel on the amazing improvements you have made with your drawing skills, this is an outstanding portrait!...

‘Mr Dickens’ by Elena Khristova

‘Mr Dickens’ by Elena Khristova

I just had to share this cute Frog Dog with you. This is a construction drawing from our unit one course by Elena Khristova. I love the additional little bits and pieces like the glasses and the book...a wise doggy indeed! Well done Elena, and thank you for permission...

‘Luscious Strawberry’ by Maria Paula Rodriguez Chona

‘Luscious Strawberry’ by Maria Paula Rodriguez Chona

Congratulations to student and Instructor In Training María Paula Rodríguez Chona on her gorgeous Luscious Strawberry! Well done Paula on successfully creating your graduating piece for unit five. You have certainly captured the lovely textures here and great colours...

‘Little Urn’ by Niko Vargas

‘Little Urn’ by Niko Vargas

A huge congratulations to Niko Vargas for creating such a wonderful Urn from our Unit Two 'Shading and Form' course. Well done Niko you have certainly captured the three-dimensional illusion here. Great soft edges, hard edges and gradations in the right places.

Amazing Progress! Self Portrait by Ellie Mae

Amazing Progress! Self Portrait by Ellie Mae

Take a look at the stunning progress made by our 14 year old student Ellie Mae in the USA. On the left you see the wonderful image Ellie created before she began studying the 'Cindy Wider Method Complete Drawing Certificate Course' and on the right you see her work...

‘Purple Dahlia’ by Rosie Johnston

‘Purple Dahlia’ by Rosie Johnston

Well done Rosie Johnston of Australia! Rosie has completed our drawing of a purple Dahlia from Unit five and created an absolutely wonderful drawing. The highlights help to make this flower just pop! The coloured pencil application is fabulous, well done Rosie, keep...

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