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The importance of a well sketched under-painting

The importance of a well sketched under-painting

By James Doherty

Painting has been a passion of mine for years I would only do light rough sketches in turp and burnt sienna. Since I have been sketching more in charcoal and using them as my under paintings I can see a huge improvement in my finished paintings.

The sketch I submitted is of Madame Du Barry she was the last mistress of king Louise the XV of France and was considered a fashion icon for more than 20 years until she became a victim of the French Revolution….

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Still Life By Otto Wientjes

Still Life By Otto Wientjes

By Otto Wientjes

I am 63 and a paint still-lives. I can find the right colors in oil and acrylic, however my drawing skill need improvement. Please vote for me.
Otto

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I’m just an artist

I’m just an artist

By Supri Wahyu

Well, my name is Supri. I live in a village in Indonesia. I am now 18 years old. When I was a kid I really loved drawing; and I still love it. In my region being an artist is not good because artists are poor. But it’s different for me now because when I found this site it’s changed my mind, changed what I feel about art, about seeing art. I want to be an artist. Sorry about my bad English.
Supri Wahyu Edi Nugroho

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Man tired of working

Man tired of working

By Mark Pol

The work of Mark Pol, also shown on his website www.markpol.nl, is in essence inspired by daily human life, without losing its vulnerability and the animal unpredictability. Despite the time-frame the painting or drawing might seem to be in, humanity is key in his work.

I need to win because it’s always good to learn more than you know already. It’s almost a wise way to live and be curious for knowledge…

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Elegance

By Lim Kian Liong (Tommy)

My name is Lim Kian Liong (my nickname: Tommy) and I have a talent for painting since childhood, but I do not dare to be a painter because I am afraid I can not support the family. I still have the desire to do so until I get the Drawing Academy (searching internet). I want my abilities assessed, valued and for that I am trying to join the competition. Thank you…

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French Fine Art

French Fine Art

By Emmanuel

My name is Emmanuel, I am a 37 years old French art enthusiast. I live in Paris and I love drawing and all stuff related to art. When I saw for the first time a free video on YouTube of the Drawing Academy, I said wahh !! those guys are very good at what they do. Of course I subscribed to their channel, and I come from time to time watching tutorials. I think that winning this course will help me a lot to bring my drawings to the next level. Anyway, winning or not, I think that I will subscribe to this course because it is one of the best that I have seen online. I hope that the winner of this contest will win because he deserve it, not only because it is the guy who have more friends. Thank you all, I hope you will like my drawings…

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Long Neck Girl

Long Neck Girl

By Aviruth Meesupa

I’m living in Maehongson, north-west of THAILAND. I want to live by sell art but very hard to be like that…in the past I have a chance to study in university but not achieve….so that why I want to improve on my art skill and I love to learn with drawing academy.com…… Please, Give me a chance to improve my self. May be I’m a first guy from a remote country side to have a art class with you.
Thank you.
Aviruth Meesupa.
BallAviruth Meesupa

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Yuri: Become a Diva

Yuri: Become a Diva

By Suria Jimenez Magadan

I’m Suria Jimenez, a graphic designer from conviction but artist by passion, I think drawing was always part of my life, I do it since I was a child. I’m passionate about the details and over time have been perfecting a technique that allowed me to make increasingly drawing more and more detailed. When I “pretend” or do hyperrealism, I am only devote as much time to the drawing I’m doing, which make me very pleased although it has sometimes much harder. Every day I practice to achieve what I really want, the photorealism and each day that passes is never enough to keep learning from the masters…

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Happiness

Happiness

By Naomikaliya

I am a stay-at-home mother and struggling artist. My love for art and my desire to help my family has given me the desire to start drawing professionally. I am a self-taught artist besides a few classes in high school, but that was almost 20 years ago. I need to “learn” to draw again. I could use instruction on tips and techniques to make me the artist I really want to be. I cannot afford regular classes and I know with real help it could boost my confidence and art ability to be able to one of the best artist of my time. The color pencil portrait of Angelina Jolie that I have submitted shows how I currently feel. I am overjoyed with happiness to be able to care for my family and have time to draw! Artist Naomikaliya…

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