Artwork by Scott, Drawing Academy student Graphite pencil on paper
Artwork by Scott, Drawing Academy student
Thank you for the wonderful experience that enhances my ability, and increases the desire to grow further
I always thought of being able to draw in an acceptable way, but now I want to increase my level, and I find Drawing Academy is the answer to my wishes.
It changed the way I see and observe, the ability in the hatch, the desire to draw from life, the study of anatomy, and I made mine the principle to draw what i know, not just what i see.
Certainly increases my know-how, and working in the field of advertising and graphic design, photography and communication, it definitely will get huge benefits….
Drawing has always been my desire ever since I was a child. I studied Computer science in school and not fine-art because I felt the little I know should be okay since am not taking it as a profession, but each time I see artworks being displayed, there is this confidence that comes on me that I can do the same and when I pick up pencil and am not getting it perfectly well, I feel sad within. Some time this year, I was on internet surfing for art videos and I saw the Drawing Academy sample videos. I didn’t even think twice before I made payment because I knew that all I needed to perfect my art skills is present in academy lessons. I learned a lot from the lessons especially in the areas of human face proportions and…
I have been drawing for years but my work has vastly improved with the Drawing Academy course! I am always looking to make my art better! Denise’s website: notionview.co This is what my work looked like before I started the Drawing Academy course! Just wanted to add that the drawing of the dog was traced from a photo and the vase was an honest still life from a real vase! This, along with my hatching technique is SO much improved! I sold my first two drawings this weekend! Thank you Vladimir! I strongly suggest anyone interested in drawing take your course. I actually graduated from art school in 1995 and never learned to draw from what I see or imagine and was never even taught the correct way to hold a pencil! Your course is EXCELLENT!
Artwork by Lise Peyser
I am a self taught artist, I learned by reading art books. This drawing was my first attempt of using colored pencils.
I recently enrolled in the Drawing Academy course hope that it will inspire me to do more…
I studied art and design and went down the art route..as you say in your video…many are taught how to be creative but not the fundamentals….It is soooo true!! We had life drawing and still life as part of our classes but never ever were we taught proportions or any of the basic things. I have only just signed up for this course and in such little time I have learnt a lot! I am now looking at things in a different way and I don’t feel afraid of attempting to put pencil to paper anymore. The rules Vladimir establishes in the lessons have been vital and once I understand each video…I, at last, have the perfect basis and confidence to start a proper drawing. Thank you so much IsabelG
Artwork by Saninny, Drawing Academy student Drawing in graphite
Painting by Gilberto Mello I did this portrait of an old man based on a photo taken inside a train cabin in Eastern Europe about four years ago. Needless to say I was “painting what I saw” in the picture, and this was before I signed up for Drawing Academy lessons. The fact is, I, and many people who visit me, like the painting, perhaps something in it is actually good – I just don’t know what! Just few facts, the light is weird for sure, the train cabin received light from both sides (again, that’s what I saw), so the man’s face has also highlights on both sides. The cane the man holds was not in the actual position, I placed it where I thought it would make the composition better. Last, I did not care to draw the…
Artwork by Johann Krammer
I do not know if airplanes are an appropriate topic here in this community, but airplanes are a very good way for me to develop my painting skills.
It is much easier for me to paint technical surfaces than it is to paint human faces.
For me, it is the preliminary step to painting human faces (I failed at my first try), so I can learn about the how different painting media behave. But I remember a statement in your videos that it is not important what you are drawing.
My question is not about how to draw or how to paint airplanes, it is more a question of how to guide the interest of the viewer to the most interesting points in a picture.
The picture shows a pilot in his airplane. The picture is not finished now…