DrawPj Wall of Fame
Meet our Students and Graduates
A great big thank you to our group of wonderful students and alumni who have agreed to share their stories, artworks, and inspiration.
We’ll be adding more stories throughout the year and keep you updated via our blog every time we add a new featured DrawPj student.
Karen Piper – Creating in Multiple Mediums
Karen Piper has a natural desire to use multiple artistic mediums. She creates beautiful artworks in a variety of different art styles from realism to expressive and contemporary, into children's picture book illustration and beyond. She is exploring with pastels,...
Aleksey Kosarev – Imaginative Surrealistic Cityscapes and Environments
The imagination of Russian Artist Aleksey Kosarev is truly spectacular! Through his mesmerizing, expressive body of work, Aleksey transports us into other worlds and places that just don't exist in reality. His work is colourful, imaginative,...
Denise Burns – A star in the making
Artist Denise Burns in her studio Denise Burns has a natural ability to design, compose and create beautiful artworks from the things we often don't notice in nature and man-made objects. From the complex mechanisms of a spectacular horse carousel to the tiny markings...
Lynn Nelson – From beginner to award winner in her 70’s
Artist Lynn Nelson in her studio Lynn Nelson is an absolute inspiration! She has learned to draw in her 70's from an absolute beginner just 5 years ago. After graduating from her beginner course her skills began to really grow rapidly from strength to strength....
Noah Nolywaika – beginner to selling his art in Alaska!
Learning to draw is a journey and everyone was a beginner once. Noah Nolywaika is a young professional artist inspired by the magnificent wilderness of the landscape, flora and fauna in Nenana Alaska. He was just 17 years of age when he first came to study the...
Deepti Mohile has been on an exciting journey from learning to draw as an adult beginner, she has gone on to become a multi-award winning artist. Deepti now enjoys a beautiful new career as a pre-school teacher. Her artwork has a special vibrancy and energy to it,...
Susanne Norling – Art as a Form of Therapy
Susanne Norling is just as comfortable creating stunning realistic portraits as she is creating gorgeous imaginative children's book-style illustrations. From one image to another Susanne uses her newly-acquired skills to express her creativity through a vast variety...
Olga Rogovets – From DrawPj to Digital Media
Olga is a graduate of The Complete Online Drawing course having studied with DrawPj Mentor Brigitte Back starting in 2016. Olga is now an accomplished artist in both traditional and digital media who is on track to become a professional VFX artist.
Scott Kunkle – A Passion for Pastels
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 Perry – From Elementary Teacher to a Life Making Art
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.