Pen and ink lover
My name is Chuck Herrington, I am a retired disabled artist. I do most of my work in pen and ink but have also done many paintings in acrylics.
What challenges me most is keeping my drawings in perspective when drawing from memory or my imagination.
I want to learn and fully grasp multiple perspective techniques color theory and improve my skills on drawing from my minds eye.
I think the Drawing Academy is a fine set of course work with tutors and other artists to help support me in my art process and I would love to learn more techniques for shading in pen and ink. I want to know what the great masters knew.
Hi! My name is Rebekah. When I was a kid, I always like drawing on random bits of paper. Never really did more than that till I was waiting for my dad at the bank and my mother said, if I liked it, I should learn more.
My name is Fredrika Nel. I originally come from South Africa. Two years ago me and my husband moved to Ireland. I am a mother of 3 kids and have 8 grand children.
I love doing all kinds of art but love doing the pencil drawings. I want to go more in to art now that I have the chance. I had no professional training and wish to get professional courses to help me along. I need to get more info on the things that I know and done.
I would like to learn how to draw light at the right angle and shading; how to draw in perspective. I love things to look real.
I just started to paint at the tender age of 66 never had so much fun!
I am retired and have no time for anything else
I chose life.
I chose a job, a career in advertising. I chose the big television, a washing machine and a car.
The life of a struggling artist never appealed to me. Instead I spent the last 5 years advancing my career, falling victim to materialism and the slow cancer that is lifestyle creep. The life I was building was fragile, and it took a small push to shatter it into a million pieces.
Today I don’t own a big tv, or a washing machine or a car. I no longer work in advertising.
Art calls to me. There’s no other way of describing it. I’ve ignored the calling, and the cost has been high. It isn’t a hobby, not like playing the guitar or cooking or rock-climbing. Art is scary as hell, and without it my life is hollow.
My name is Sha Chokie and I would like to share a portrait of my girl.
I really like the Drawing Academy course and would like to win this competition to receive a free access to its video lessons.
I want to learn how to draw skillfully from life and imagination.
Log cabin snow scene
My name is Aaron Cristofaro and I have been drawing and painting since I was ten though more serious the last four years I paint with watercolor and oil.
Hi! My name is Jayme and I live in Australia. I would describe myself as a quiet person and express myself through my drawings. Drawing is my passion and I particularly love to draw people and landscapes.
Since I was very young I have always enjoyed drawing – all I ever want for my birthday/Christmas is more drawing equipment. I feel that art is a very positive thing in my life and gives not only the artist but everyone who enjoys looking at art a very happy feeling.
Convey with Art
Hello there, I am Eima.
Ever since I was a little girl, I was inspired by animated shows to draw a lot. I mostly drew characters from shows I like. Then eventually, I made my own. Each has their own personality and stories. They also have their own worlds.
With those characters in their worlds, I would like to create a story through art. I believe I can convey meaningful messages through colors put on a canvas…