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on: February 23, 2017, 10:42:54 AM

I just got the Lets Draw Pencil Course, and think I may be over my head since I have never sketched or drawn in my life! Well, maybe some stick people...jeje! See how it goes.... :o


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Reply #1 on: February 23, 2017, 12:42:10 PM
YAY, Tony.   :cheering: :cheering:

I am your head cheerleader.  Honestly, I was in that exact same spot three years ago - couldn't draw anything and did not want to.  Then I started the Let's Draw Course and now I can't stop!!

If you have not done so already. take a look at all the entries on the FORUM under the Let's Draw Course.  You'll see that we have each set up a topic where we put our course work.   You'll see that most of us struggled in the beginning, but you can also see the progress.

We will be here to support you!

Go for it - step by step.   Go, :cheering:, Tony, GO! :cheering:


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Reply #2 on: February 23, 2017, 03:20:51 PM
A very warm  :welcome:  to our Paint Basket family Tony. So pleased that you have started with the "Let's Draw Course" which is excellent and most of us started with it.  You will not look back and won't believe your progress for our Tutors are excellent and our members the very best you could wish for. So welcome aboard and enjoy the ride with us.

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Reply #3 on: February 23, 2017, 04:19:26 PM
 :bigwelcome: Tony!!!   Good on you, you are starting at the perfect point  O0
 :heeha:   You are in for a big surprise when you see what you can do!  :clap: :clap: :clap:

If you find you get stuck at all, just sing out and someone will be there to lend a hand. Have fun and looking forward to seeing your progress.  :wave:
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Reply #4 on: February 23, 2017, 08:31:03 PM
Join the club... you won't believe your eyes as you go through the Let's Draw program.

Many of us has never ever done any art work until we join the PB.  Many of us did not even started before we got gray hair, and only we finally found a little bit of time!

Drawing is the foundation for all other visual art, whatever you will chose you cannot go wrong.

Post all your drawings...  you will find a great supportive family in your journey, and the most wonderful instructors you can dream off.

Have fun Tony!
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Reply #5 on: February 24, 2017, 01:34:46 AM
:bigwelcome: to the PB family Tony. I have no doubt you are going to surprise yourself during the course O0


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Reply #6 on: February 24, 2017, 05:24:33 AM
Welcome, having the desire to draw or paint is all you need.  The rest can be learned and you certainly landed on the right spot!  Welcome  :welcome: and happy  :painting: !
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Reply #7 on: February 24, 2017, 05:27:44 AM
Welcome aboard, Tony!

Like a lot of others, my experience was practically nil. But Nolan does q super job explaining most of the techniques that in no time you'll be amazed at what you can produce.
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Reply #8 on: February 24, 2017, 07:24:47 AM
Thank you all for the warm welcome! I am looking forward to learning my new hobby!


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Reply #9 on: February 24, 2017, 10:33:01 AM
 :welcome: Tony to the Paint Basket. You are going to be surprised just what the humble pencil can do. Looking forward to seeing your posts. Go for it O0
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Reply #10 on: February 24, 2017, 01:14:16 PM
 :bigwelcome: Tony. You are going to enjoy the Drawing Course and be surprised what Nolan and Dennis can get you to create.


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