Frequently Asked Questions:
When does this course start and finish?
The course starts when you enroll and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
For how long can I access the course?
You have lifetime access. After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own. When you read the fine print, lifetime usually means for the lifetime of the product or website, as it does in this case. However, if anything should happen to the site for a prolonged period of time, I will make every reasonable effort to provide you with course files.
Do you offer refunds if I do not like the course?
Yes, absolutely. The course has been designed from the ground up to focus on providing the right training to see improvement in drawing in the shortest time possible. I truly believe that it will improve your drawing and give you more confidence to practice drawing. If you start taking the course and feel like it's not the right fit for you, please contact me at g v a a t @ g v a a t . c o m within the first 30 days of purchase and you will get a full refund.
What is this course about?
This course will teach you to draw from absolute beginner to full proficiency using my unique approach of learning to draw as if learning a language. I will walk you through the 18 steps, which are broken down into short video lectures. In the end, a student is expected to have acquired a "fluency" in drawing ability by applying the concepts and methods demonstrated in the 18 steps. Is any prior knowledge or experience required? No, absolute beginners, intermediate and advanced artists will benefit from the course.
How can the skills learned in the course be applied?
The ability to draw is the foundational basis in a staggering amount of creative professions. This is as true in the 21st century as it has been for hundreds of years. The basic concepts in the course will provide you with the ability to communicate visually in a precise, adept, and meaningful way. Concepts introduced in the course can serve as a foundation in a multitude of industries, including entertainment art, concept art, portrait art, illustration, comics, manga and many others. Further, skills presented will provide a strong basis for a multitude of careers paths adjacent to fine art and illustration, including communication design, multimedia design, surface design, 3D and other design disciplines.
What are the Materials / Resources required?
You will need a working screen and an internet connection to listen to and watch the lessons. Otherwise, no software is required. You can follow along with either using the digital drawing software of your choosing (photoshop, procreate etc), or using a pencil, or pen and paper.
Who is the course for?
Anyone who wants to learn to draw, or wants to improve their drawing skills as fast as possible. No previous experience is required, just bring your drawing pad and pencil and be ready to go.
Is this course a monthly subscription?
No, this course is a one-time payment for full access. You will also have access to any future updates and any monthly Q and A pertaining to the course.
What does a Gvaat Academy course include?
The Learn to Draw in 18 Steps course is divided into 18 sections, each one includes lessons, informational texts and drawing assignments, as well as additional complementary resources and downloads.
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