Brainstorming Track

The Brainstorming Track provides guidance and direction for developing ideas and themes in your artistic practice. Lessons and prompts will stimulate your thinking process to unlock your creative potential. This track will allow you to gain skills that are applicable in any art field, from fine art paintingcharacter designillustrationcomics, and more.

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Brainstorming Premium Track

Need more guidance, or someone to kick your butt? Purchase our Brainstorming Premium Track where you’ll get comprehensive support from Prof Lieu and the Art Prof staff through weekly voice sessions and critiques in our Discord.

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Do the track at your own pace! Taking the time to process the content is important, and so we don’t advise putting pressure on yourself to finish the track quickly. Remember to have fun and enjoy the process of learning!

Share your progress

Post your ongoing progress in the #artprof-tracks channel in our Discord, you’ll get support and feedback from the community! Tag us on Instagram with #artproftrack so we can share your work.

Art Supplies

We recommend a sketchbook and pencil. Other than that, this Track does not require any other art supplies.

Lesson 1

Brainstorming for Artists

Complete 3 rapid fire charts, filling in each box with the first image that comes to your mind.

Lesson 2

Brainstorming for Artists

Learn how to research your topic, create a list of key words, and a mind map from select key words.

Lesson 3

Brainstorming for Artists

Create a mood board of visuals related to your topic for inspiration and ideas.

Lesson 4

Brainstorming for Artists

Draw thumbnail sketches for various stages of your project.

Lesson 5

Brainstorming for Artists

Learn how to effectively search for reference photos, and how to shoot your own.

Lesson 6

Brainstorming for Artists

Create an artwork from beginning to end, showing multiple stages of development in your process.


  1. Submit your track images + info via this upload form.
  2. You can choose to receive a hard copy certificate from us via snail mail. (this includes international people)
  3. We’ll feature your track work in an Art Prof Share segment in one of our live streams on YouTube.
  4. We’ll post your name, a link of your choice, your slideshow, and video feature on the corresponding track page in our student gallery area.