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Mike Sibley
STUDIO Workshops, UK:
COMPOSITION
Including Perspective
October 14/15
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October 28/29

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JD Hillberry
Workshops
Stoughton, MA
(Suburb of Boston) :
September 22 - 24, 2017

Subject: Smoother Skin

Fort Worth, TX :
November 10 - 12, 2017

Subject: Trompe l'Oeil

Fort Worth, TX :
November 17 - 19, 2017

Subject: Smooth Skin

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Drawspace

Postby DubWoods501 » Tue Nov 25, 2014 8:35 am

I have been a member of this forum for almost a year now. I am always trying to learn from other artists. I am interested in knowing about drawspace.com.. I love to draw and I am always trying to get better. I have been drawing since I was a kid. I took some classes in high school, but other than that, I have been pretty much trying to teach myself. I have recently tried to get back serious about drawing in the last few years, mostly drawing portraits. I have bought a few books including Mike's book Drawing from Line to Life. It is an excellent book, but I still have trouble comprehending some things. I am always trying to improve and become a better artist overall, and I think drawspace.com could really help me improve my foundation and develop my technical skills. I have been having doubts though, because I have read people say on other sites, that you can't really learn to draw from online classes. There is only so much you can learn and it would be a waste of money. I disagree, and think it could be a huge help. I think I can learn and improve a lot. I am interested in Mike's and a few other classes on drawspace.com. I was wondering has anybody had any experience with the site and is it worth the money for the courses.
-Chris

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Re: Drawspace

Postby Laurene » Thu Nov 27, 2014 5:09 pm

Hi,

I audited Mike's intermediate course at drawspace.com a while ago and I recently took the advanced course. I think it's a very good way to learn. The only thing that would be better in my opinion would be taking a live workshop with Mike, although there are a lot of advantages to taking the course online. One is that not only can Mike give you personalized attention that he wouldn't be able to give you in a workshop situation, you can also learn a lot from Mike's critiques of other students' work. If you're willing to do the work and participate fully, I can guarantee you that you'll come out of it 8 weeks later as a much stronger and more confident artist.

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Re: Drawspace

Postby DubWoods501 » Sun Nov 30, 2014 4:23 am

Hi Laurene,

Thank you very much for your helpful response ! It gave me the confidence I needed to take the courses. I have just signed up for Mike's beginner course !
-Chris

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Re: Drawspace

Postby Mike Sibley » Sun Nov 30, 2014 3:37 pm

...and Mike's just written to you to say "Welcome" :)

Good to have you with us Chris.
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Re: Drawspace

Postby DubWoods501 » Mon Dec 01, 2014 1:34 am

Thanks for the welcome Mike ! :D

I'm glad to be with you and I'm looking forward to learning from you.
-Chris

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