Art and crafts became my passion as hobbies in the last eight years after leaving my profession in civil engineering to become a mum and take care of two awesome kids. I am now 39 years old and I look forward to an exciting year in the arts alongside a British artist, who himself is a member of the Drawing Academy.
Art is essential in my life for many reasons – one of them is to encourage and help my kids to develop their talents in art…
Obessesive about Classical techniques but College Let me down
I have held a long seated passion to become an artist, however I was dissuaded from doing so and focussed on a career, so my artistic ambition remained dormant for many years. That was until 2014 when time spent in the public library due to unemployment and I came across a book by Geof Colvin entitled “Talent is overrated”. The book lays out the theory that with average intelligence, passion for the subject and intense dedication any subject can be mastered.
Running With The Horses
I am a bit of an adventuress. Born in Quebec, Canada then in my early twenties moved to British Columbia. There I played music, did graph two year solo motorcycle journey across the North American roads. In 2013, following my muse, I ended up in Istanbul, Turkey where I have been since, living as an artist, musician and translator…
I want to learn professional drawing skills
Hi, I’m Raya and I love drawing.
I spend most of my free time drawing since I started 5 months ago. I have so much to learn and my drawing skills need to be improved. So far, I just copy what I see…
Improvement starts with I
My name is Shannon Poeketie. I live in Suriname and I’m a self-taught artist. I started drawing in June 2015…
I’m a retired Navy Vietnam veteran and have been involved in art since 1972, but was never consistent or confident in my art work. I’d paint or draw for maybe a year or two then quit. I am mostly self taught. I read art books and workbooks, mostly Foster Art Books…
Upcoming Acrylic and Pastel Artist
I live in Cortez, CO. I love to paint and draw. As of now it is just a hobby. My grandmother was an excellent artist, sales of her oil pieces kept the family afloat in the 30s and 40s.
I enjoy reading and checking out the articles and works of students on the Drawing Academy site…
At the age of 7 I was always drawing, I remember drawing under my granny’s table. At the age of 17 I still liked drawing and went to art school. In the art school it was all about the idea and never about drawing skills…
Move to the next level
I am an older guy really returning to my Art. I have an art degree but I feel like I need to do more studying of a human figure, since my work mostly figurative. ..
Escher representation of myself
I’m Elione leon Silves Fernandes. I was born in an archipelago called Cabo Verde and raised in Portugal.
From an early age, I’ve started to copy all kinds of animation drawings; for me it used to be the most stunning thing in the world. However, when I saw Drawing Academy’s videos on YouTube, I was stunned by such beauty, and decided to learn more about the Art and improve my drawing skills!