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Lajets

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on: June 07, 2014, 10:35:39 PM
I started the drawing class as I am not a drawer but I really want to work with pastels.  Is it best to start with the drawing class or isn't it necessary to achieve the pastel projects.  I love country scene but my ultimate goal is to do a Lancaster (bomber) aircraft painting.


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Reply #1 on: June 07, 2014, 10:50:44 PM
Welcome to PB, LAJets.  Glad to have you with us.

I had NO skill in drawing at all until I started the drawing classes that PB offers.  In less than a year, I have progressed to the point that I am in awe of what I can now draw.

Now my paintings look better because I can draw things to paint that look much more realistic.

Definitely worked for me!!

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Reply #2 on: June 07, 2014, 11:25:23 PM
it isn't essential that you start off with the drawing before you do pastel, but it is recommended - and as far as I'm concerned that applies to all media. I would start everybody off with pencil if I had my way O0


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Reply #3 on: June 08, 2014, 12:06:15 AM
I decide to swap to pastel as I can't do all but I have bought the drawing book so I will try that for a month and rethink about it all


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Reply #4 on: June 09, 2014, 11:12:37 PM
 O0 :gl:


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Reply #5 on: June 11, 2014, 10:06:20 AM
You will thoroughly enjoy the drawing course...Nolan makes it so much easier to understand, and shows you how to obtain the talent "you don't realize you really have"!
Good luck, and look forward to your aircraft paintings.
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