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DeKay

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on: February 24, 2016, 07:33:47 PM
Hello from California - I ran across Nolan's YouTube lesson on painting in Acrylics this past weekend. That great video led me to the Paint Basket site and now I have purchased the Learn to Draw course. I figured that it was best to start from square one. I retired a few years ago to care for my elderly mother but sadly lost her last June. Now I suppose it is time for me to get to all of the things that I have been putting off for "someday". Learning to draw and paint for my own enjoyment is one of those things, so nice to have fellows from all over the world here, looking forward to getting to know you.
Dekay
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Reply #1 on: February 24, 2016, 07:50:01 PM
Welcome to PB Dekay.  The "let's draw" course is a great course.  I'm certain you will thoroughly enjoy learning to draw this way.  Dennis and Nolan are wonderful teachers and you will have the support of a friendly and encouraging membership.  Looking forward to watching you progress.
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Reply #2 on: February 24, 2016, 08:53:48 PM
Dekay,

Welcome to PB.  Many of us have similar stories to yours.  The Let's Draw course is such a great place to start.

We look forward to seeing your progress.  Never hesitate to ask a question.  It's probably one we all had at one time.

aloha

mea

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Reply #3 on: February 25, 2016, 06:46:02 AM
A great big warm  :welcome:  to our PB family Dekay. Yes, we are like a family for we have wonderful tutors and the best membership community you could wish for, who are always there to give you a helping hand when you need it. So pleased to hear that you have started off with the "Let's Draw Course" as it will teach you the fundamentals to everything else and set you on a good foundation. Looking forward to watching your progress Dekay.


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Reply #4 on: February 25, 2016, 06:59:05 AM
 :welcome: Welcome Dekay. I am from California too!  I'm sorry about the passing of your mother. I lost my mom two years ago.

You are going to love PB. This is a warm and kind learning environment. I am a little over half way through the "Lets Draw" course.  I love it.  I am looking forward to seeing your work. :clap:

Kathy S from Riverside
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Reply #5 on: February 25, 2016, 11:21:50 AM
:bigwelcome: to the Paint Basket family Dekay, glad you found us :yippee: :yippee: :yippee:

Sorry to hear about your Mum :flowers:

 :gl: with the Lets Draw course, I look forward to seeing your artwork progress


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Reply #6 on: February 25, 2016, 10:10:52 PM
 :welcome:  Dekay!

You made a good choice and you will love this introduction course.  Looking forward to see your art.
Cheers, Annie
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Reply #7 on: February 27, 2016, 07:02:22 AM
:welcome: aboard, Dekay!

I'm also taking the beginner's drawing course and, like you, didn't start until I hung up my spurs.

You'll have a wonderful time here. Everyone's so supporting.

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Reply #8 on: February 27, 2016, 08:05:43 AM
 :bigwelcome:   Hi Dekay!  :wave:   Nice to meet you. You have indeed started in the best spot, the Let's Draw course is fantastic!!!  O0   You will be up and scribbling in no time at all, and you will be thoroughly surprised at how quickly you will learn to draw. Dennis and Nolan have this course jam packed with little bits that will help move you along in no time.

Should you have any queries or get stuck, just sing out and a helping hand will be there soon after. Have fun!!!  :yippee:
Cheers, Val

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Reply #9 on: February 29, 2016, 05:41:53 AM
HI Dekay! Looking forward to watching your progress!  :painting:
Tania :D


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Reply #10 on: February 29, 2016, 05:46:16 AM
 :welcome: to PB familly, you will enjoy it. 
Starting from scratch is a good idea.  It is always good to refresh our brain.   Nolan and Dennis are great teachers.

Sorry to hear about your mother.   :1hug:
Danielle
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