My name is Mazen. I’am 21 y.o. and I’am from Egypt. I started drawing since I was. I didn’t take any art practice, but I like Drawing Academy videos and I benefit from it.
My challenge in art is perspective. I want to learn in art everything.
I think Drawing Academy is the best website to learn drawing in easy and fast way.
I didn’t ever anticipate the pleasure drawing would bring!
I started drawing in January 2017 at the age of 49 years old. I did art at school until I was 13 and was reintroduced to it during a watercolour mindfulness class.
The therapeutic effects of the session were enough to spark my interest in painting and from there I moved to colour pencils and pastel pencils. I work in a school and am surrounded by incredibly gifted pupils and teachers who inspire me every day.
I thoroughly enjoy drawing and the pleasure it gives me and the people I give the pictures to is enormous! Drawing for others is a wonderful way to bring happiness and I currently do my drawings for friends and charity. I draw at every possible moment of my leisure time and have even persuaded my young children that this is a great way to spend our down time.
My name is Tori. I’m a freshman in High School. I’m the keyboardist of a psychedelic rock band, the sister of my best friend, a dreamer… and a few years ago I discovered art.
Art takes up every aspect of my life. Though I have other hobbies, such as music and writing, art is what I’m most passionate about. I want to become an art college professor when I grow up and study Graphic Design and Intermedia at an art college. In order to do this I must strengthen my skills as much as possible.
Tosca in watercolor
Hello, I am Dorothée. I am housewife and Mother of three children. I always loved drawing, but thought I was not good and not gifted. Only recently I realized that drawing can actually be learnt and I try to learn all I can.
I love drawing portraits in pencil, but I challenge myself with paints and colors. This is a watercolor portrait of my daughter, who will turn 18 in a month. I’d love to be able to paint an oil portrait of her.
The videos of the Drawing Academy I have been watching are very well presented and complete. I have not really used proportion techniques for the face as I used a picture for that painting, but for other works I did and it really helps to look at subjects differently…
Graphites by CRubsam
I grew up on the prairie and my love of the land, particularly prairie land, remains with me. I went to college in Chicago, and those years convinced me that I belonged where there are wide open spaces. Having moved to the Kansas City area, I spent 30+ years in the corporate world and did commissioned portrait work during those years. I retired several years ago to produce paintings and drawings professionally. I teach and sell art from First Art Gallery of Olathe, am President of the MidAmerica Pastel Society (MAPS), and a member of Missouri Valley Impressionist Society (MVIS), and National Oil and Acrylic Painters (NOAP)…
Going Back to My Childhood
I am a 69 year old wife, mother, granddmother, and great-grandmother. I am a retired Doctor of Psychology. I am finally able to create as I used to do when I was younger. There is time, now, where there wasn’t before.
Art has always been a part of my life. Sometimes it was on the back burner; however I always found ways to incorporate some creativity into my daily lie. Even when it was “on the back burner” it was simmering in me looking for an outlet.
Art at heart
Well, I’m Chantal, French and retired from teaching English. I now have some spare time and spend quite a lot of it trying to get better at drawing and painting watercolour. I’m a hard worker, so that I study, read, practice, etc..
My challenge is to become an accomplished artist. I’d like to be able to draw and paint any subject. I’m especially fond of portraits, but I can still progress and I love painting city scenes and landscapes, to which I nearly always integrate people.
From the demos and explanations I’ve read, I think the Drawing Academy is exactly the tool that might be useful to help me become a better painter…
Nature rejuvenates life!
I have always felt landscapes are the most appealing form of art. This is the try to appeal your aesthetic senses too
Veteran finds hope in Art!
I am a disabled U. S. Navy veteran from the Vietnam era. Born in rural Michigan of a blue-collar Polish family immigrants, I was never exposed to fine art. I suffer from PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) which severely affects my concentration and short term memory as a result of my military service.
With the encouragement of a Veterans Administration Counselor, I took some drawing and painting workshops and studied self teaching books and found that they helped me to begin a road to recovery. Literally, art saved my life and has given me hope for the future. Drawing and painting have been therapy for me and I am thankful I found art. It has improved my ability to concentrate and improve my short term memory…
I am a self-taught artist who greatly appreciates the traditional methods of drawing. Art has always been a passion of mine. For me it serves as an outlet for relaxation.
I often have issues with drawing hands and feet, sometimes faces depending on the angles. I would like to learn how to make my art look more realistic. I am always searching for new techniques to further improve my art.