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Bezalel

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on: January 27, 2013, 11:14:46 PM
Hi Nolan, I'm interested in doing the Pencil course and would like to know whether the video's can be downloaded immediately or is that only available on CD?

Alternatively, can I start with the basic course(just the pdf) and upgrade to the full course (books and all) at a later stage by just paying in the difference?


I'm kinda itching to start and am not sure how long it will take to ship all the goods to South Africa; not sure if your South African branch will be taking care of that. I'm close to Pretoria.

Looking forward to your response.
Thanks.


Maryna

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Reply #1 on: January 27, 2013, 11:32:35 PM
You can download the videos or you can buy the option of dvd.

In my person experience, the manual is fantastic, very very detailed, however the video's give you so much extra and you see exactly what you need to do  ;)
"It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see"


Bezalel

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Reply #2 on: January 28, 2013, 12:00:18 AM
Sounds too good to be true! Thanks for the advice. :)


Sarah (arch)

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Reply #3 on: January 28, 2013, 07:21:10 AM
It does sound too good to be true doesn't it, but I am entering the final week, and will state positively--it is not too good to be true. In fact, it is downright wonderful. I took Let's Draw to improve my watercolor, but I can't imagine leaving the realm of drawing for its own sake after this. I am hooked. Plus--we support each other :cheering:  and have fun together  :2funny:  just as if we were in a classroom together, not separated by thousands of miles. Choose a format that suits you best and dive right in. :boat:  We'll be watching for you at the door. :deal:
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Reply #4 on: January 28, 2013, 08:21:53 AM
lets draw course is a great course like maryna said very detailed in the manual, which i got by the way, or more detailed in the video. which ever one you decide to buy, beleive me it is worth every penny, take a look on the forum under lets draw pencil course and see how many have participated, plus all the fun that can be had  :yippee: and like sarah said it is not too good too be true. I have enjoyed every minute  O0
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Reply #5 on: February 04, 2013, 01:50:52 PM
Jennylynn, Sarah and anyone else who would like to give me some advice.  I am interested in doing to Let's Draw Course but was thinking of the basic course first which is on special at the moment for $40 (expires in 6 days time). Jennylynn, you asked whether you could upgrade at a later stage and I didn't see any response.  What I am wanting to know is if I purchase the basic course can I work at my own pace and secondly, can I upgrade at a later stage?  I would be pleased for any feedback.  Many thanks, Patricia
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Sarah (arch)

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Reply #6 on: February 04, 2013, 02:33:43 PM
I have the online course which includes the manual as a PDF. Amazingly detailed. Usually each project is described step-by-step. It is primarily what I follow. It is helpful to see him do the process, though it is always speeded up. The videos are usually 8 to 15 minutes long. And occasionally I will be slightly confused about just what the assignment is and when to complete it,  but you've got the forum to clear up any question. Of course you can work through at your own pace, and then we would get to have you with us now. :yippee:  I do have to say, the videos act as a motivator. Nolan can charm the socks off anyone. I'm not sure how the DVDs differ from the videos on line, if at all. You might just have to be your own motivator. We can help! :cheering: :cheering: :cheering: Aren't we charming??? :1hug:
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jennylynn

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Reply #7 on: February 04, 2013, 02:38:37 PM
patricia as regards the drawing course i cannot help as regards upgrading cause to be honest i dont know.  But i got the basic course as you know, and i certainly got on really well with it,  i downloaded it and printed off the pdf's, admittedly i couldn't, obviously watch nolan, but the instructions are really well written,  of course the choice is yours, but if you do decide to go with the basic one you will not be disappointed.
jennylynn


Happychappy

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Reply #8 on: February 04, 2013, 03:05:51 PM
 :thankyou: :thankyou:  Sarah and Jennylynn for your prompt replies to my question.  Of course you are all charming Sarah ... I just love everyone on this forum and consider myself so blessed to be part of such a wonderful bunch of people.   :yippee: :yippee: .  It is nice to know that I could work at my own pace for I really don't want to bite off more than what I can chew and with the painting classes every week, I find my time is really taken up which of course, I enjoy and therefore would hate to feel pressurised or stressed by taking on other things. I want to be able to know that if I feel like drawing, I can and if not, then it is no big deal.   Another factor is that I am a Pensioner who has to watch the pennies and was wondering what you guys thought about the basic course as opposed to the more expensive DVD ones.  My sincere thanks for giving me your ideas/feedback which really helps me about what decision I should make.  I appreciate your time and insights.  Thank you both so much.  Patricia 
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Sarah (arch)

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Reply #9 on: February 04, 2013, 06:05:38 PM
The great thing with drawing is that you can draw for a short time, leave it, come back when ready. And almost anything erases!!!!My white paper fears are non-existent. Now...the little men in white coats?? That's a different story. Pretty inexpensive, too.
Sarah


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Reply #10 on: February 05, 2013, 03:12:56 AM
My white paper fears are non-existent. Now...the little men in white coats?? That's a different story.
:2funny: :2funny: :2funny: Not surprising. . . . . .  :2funny: :2funny: :2funny: :2funny:
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Happychappy

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Reply #11 on: February 05, 2013, 03:23:43 AM
 :thankyou:  Sarah for my dose of morning "humour" ... it sets the tone for the day!!!  I like the idea of picking up the drawing when I want and not feeling any pressure/stress to finish a project by a certain time. I haven't decided which route I am going to go, all I know is that I want to do the course for sure.  Thanks for your guidance Sarah. Much appreciated.  Patricia
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LanieT

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Reply #12 on: February 05, 2013, 04:43:53 AM
Hi Patricia...so glad you asked this question. I'm on social security (USA) and can't afford the whole course right now either but really want to do it and at my own pace like you. 

"I am interested in doing to Let's Draw Course but was thinking of the basic course first which is on special at the moment for $40 (expires in 6 days time)."

It's early and my brain probably hasn't engaged yet...where did you find this "special".  I looked and looked and just can't find it.   :banghead:
LanieT


Happychappy

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Reply #13 on: February 05, 2013, 06:21:05 AM
Hi Lanie,  I am in the same boat.  I saw it advertised in the "Art Store".  Just scroll to the top of your page where your log in information appears and you will see "Art Store" just underneath where it says "forum, contact, home etc. etc."  Just click on the Art Store and a new window will appear, click on Let's draw course and you will find all the information there.  Hope this helps.  Patricia
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LanieT

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Reply #14 on: February 05, 2013, 10:14:33 AM
Hi Patricia  :thankyou:  :thankyou:  :thankyou:  I found it, bought it, downloaded it, printed it, put it in a binder!  Phew..

I plan on doing the lessons when I have free time which doesn't happen often but it does occasionally.  :gl: with yours if you decide to do it too.

LanieT


 

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