Of course you can! it's never too late to start. :) Send me what homework you can, either through the thread or directly to me, and if you want any one on one time just let me know and I'll catch you up!
Oh. One thing I forgot to ask before I forget, about how long does it take you to draw like a 64x64 sprite on average? Curious because when I get to the point where I can draw a good looking sprite at whatever speed you can, then I know I'm getting somewhere