Frequently Asked Questions
Pencil Kings offers training and support for artists of all levels.
Members pay a monthly or annual fee to be part of the community and have access to our course library. Members have full access to:
- All current and future Pencil Kings courses
- The private artist community where members can interact with on another, get feedback, participate in challenges, and where you can share and record the progress of your personal art journey
- Join our private chat room and online hangouts
- Live training workshops & coaching programs delivered online
With all of the lessons on the site it may be a bit overwhelming. If you are a beginner what I would like you to do most of all is get a sketchbook and sketch in it at least 5 minutes every day (even the on the weekend!), and don’t worry about the quality of your drawings at all – only worry about enjoying the process and finding things that interest you to try and draw.
We have a series about this called ‘Sketchin Out‘ and it’s a good series to at least look at the first few lessons for it because I think it will help get you in the sketching mood.
Then once you have been sketching for a while and gone through these initial lessons you should have a better idea of which lesson you would like to focus on next, and the skills to get into them. I would recommend any of the LaurieB lessons as a great place to look next to keep improving your figure drawing.
Also, make sure to get started inside the community by sharing some of your artwork and seeing what other people are doing.
With so many lessons on our site it may be a bit overwhelming, but we have a solution! As a member you can make use of any one of our course tracks to guide you through a series of courses to help you master a particular subject.
If you are completely new to drawing and would like to get to know some of the basics, you can go through our Beginner Breakthrough Track to help you find your footing.
If you are a more advanced artist, you can dive into topics such as Figure Drawing and Character Design, or Designing Creatures and Animals.
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We consider our community to be a studio where you and like minded artists can safely explore art without judgement. This is the perfect place to experiment and challenge yourself, while also having a built in support system to help keep you accountable, and on track so that you can achieve your goals. You can feel safe to share here because it’s only you and the other Pencil Kings members that can see what’s posted inside.