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Artwork by Aaron J Little

Artwork by Aaron J Little

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.

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Story and drawing by Danielle Hebert

Story and drawing by Danielle Hebert

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…

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Portrait drawing by Raya Modhfer

Portrait drawing by Raya Modhfer

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…

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Story and artwork by Robert Virden

Story and artwork by Robert Virden

Always Yours

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…

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Artwork by Susan Pernot

Artwork by Susan Pernot

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…

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Artwork by Karin Kuilman

First kiss

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…

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Drawing by Atiba Kojo

Drawing by Atiba Kojo

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. ..

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Artwork by Elione Silves Fernandes

Artwork by Elione Silves Fernandes

Escher representation of myself

Hello,

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!

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Story and drawing by Jasmine Garmony

Jassy’s Art

I am a 29 year old mother of three with an Associate’s in CSI, Bachelor’s in Law enforcement and investigations, and a Master’s in public Safety and Forensic. I am currently working on a Master’s in Psychology and Applied Behavior Analysis.

Art takes a very special place in my life. I can express my thoughts and ideas through my drawings. It’s amazing how drawing can be brought to life…

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