Salt Lake City Workshop: Social Media for Artists

Social Media is an essential component of being an artist today. Learn the nuts and bolts of establishing an effective online presence to represent your studio practice and support your goals as an artist. Topics will include tips for shooting photos specific to social media, how to initiate engagement with your audience, details like writing […]

Premium Workshop: How to Shoot Photos for Social Media

The photos you shoot for social media are the most critical part of having an effective online presence that represents your studio practice. In this workshop, you’ll get customized feedback on your social media photos, and learn how to tweak your process to create content that is engaging to your audience. We’ll address how to […]

Premium Workshop: Artist Websites

This 1 day workshop will focus on how to start and/or maintain an cohesive artist website that will establish an effective online presence. Topics we will discuss include usability, creating a menu bar that represents your studio practice, how to organize images and text within pages, and how to maintain your website long term in […]

Premium Workshop: Video Shorts for Social Media

Video shorts are now the most effective way to gain new viewers across all social media platforms. In this workshop, you’ll get feedback and customized advice on your video shorts. Or, if you are new to video shorts, we can review your artwork and provide recommendations for how to move forward. We’ll address how to […]

Premium Workshop: MFA Statements

The artist statement is an essential part of the MFA application. Many candidates underestimate how impactful a well written statement can have on their application. This workshop is an opportunity to receive feedback on your statement draft to ensure that it is an accurate representation of your studio practice for your MFA application. Here is […]

Premium Workshop: Open Critique

Critique is an essential component of the artistic process and is important to foster growth as an artist. This workshop provides the opportunity to get feedback on your personal artwork within a small group of artists. We aim to create a safe, inclusive learning environment where students can get encouragement, but also learn how to engage […]

Premium Workshop: Drawing Hands & Feet

Learn how to create a sense of gesture and movement in 2- 10 min. drawings of hands and feet. We will focus on how to translate the essential structures of the hands and feet into gesture drawing. Here is your opportunity to work with attention and comprehensive support from Prof Lieu and the Art Prof […]

Premium Workshop: Drawing Animals in Color

This 1 day workshop is a chance to learn techniques for capturing a sense of gesture and movement in 2- 10 min. figure drawings. We’ll address ways you can creative an effective structure in a figure while also achieving a volumetric organic forms. Here is your opportunity to work with attention and comprehensive support from […]

Premium Workshop: Selling Your Art

This 1 day workshop is an opportunity to take a deep dive into your artwork and selling strategies, emphasizing what concrete actions you can take as an artist. Topics we can discuss are: online shops, pricing, platforms, art fairs, merch, galleries, commissions, taxes, and more. Whether you are thinking of selling your art, are just […]

Premium Workshop: Figure Drawing: Gestures

This 1 day workshop is a chance to learn techniques for capturing a sense of gesture and movement in 2- 10 min. figure drawings. We’ll address ways you can creative an effective structure in a figure while also achieving a volumetric organic forms. Here is your opportunity to work with attention and comprehensive support from […]

Premium Workshops Schedule

Our one day premium workshops are your opportunity to get support and critiques from Prof Lieu and the Art Prof staff! Our workshops are a safe, inclusive learning environment for all artists to get personalized feedback that will serve your needs. Watch Sample Workshops We meet students where they are at in these workshops, whether you are an absolute […]

Premium Workshop: Gestural Portraits

This 1 day workshop is a chance to get substantial, focused drawing practice. You’ll learn about ways to quickly establish a convincing structure in the human face while capturing compelling facial expressions that convey emotion and depth. Here is your opportunity to work with attention and comprehensive support from Prof Lieu and the Art Prof […]

Expressive Drawing Premium Track

The Expressive Drawing Premium Track will broaden your repertoire in drawing, pushing you to create drawings that influence the viewer in a more dramatic manner.  You’ll learn how to create drawings that stimulate a visceral feelings and impact the viewers emotionally. The curriculum we will use is from our Expressive Drawing Track. Here is your […]

Personal Narratives Premium Track

The Personal Narratives Premium Track provides the opportunity to investigate the fundamental concept of identity by exploring personal narratives. Students will work on ways to portray their personal experiences while simultaneously addressing universal themes of culture, history, and identity that can captivate a universal audience. The curriculum we will use is from our free Personal […]

Landscapes & Backgrounds Premium Track

The Landscapes & Backgrounds Premium Track provides a comprehensive exploration of the role landscapes and backgrounds can play. Techniques like atmospheric perspective, lighting, texture, scale, and space will be addressed through various prompts. Whether you do concept art, are a fine art painter, or a comics artist, you’ll learn the fundamentals of how to articulate […]

Brainstorming Premium Track

The Brainstorming Premium 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 painting, character design, illustration, comics, and more. […]

Portraiture Premium Track

The Portraiture Premium Track is a chance for an in depth exploration of the human face as a means for artistic expression. Concrete skills such as the skeletal structure of the human face, lighting, color, composition, and backgrounds will be emphasized, in addition to the purpose and intent of the portrait. The curriculum we will […]

Color Premium Track

The Color Premium Track covers the most essential basics of color theory in a practical manner that can ultimately be applied to any field of art or art medium. Topics we’ll address include warm/cool colors, complementary colors, saturation, how to create color palettes, and more. The curriculum we will use is from our Color Track. […]

Student Gallery: Drawing Basics Track Prompts

Our free Drawing Basics Track helps students develop versatility in drawing by practicing everything from a two minute gesture drawing to drawings that take several hours to complete in a broad range of abstract and representational subjects.   Animal Gesture Drawings Complete six hours total of drawing of a range of different animals. Draw two, five, and ten […]

Character Design Premium Track

This Premium Track will help you sharpen your fundamental skills in order to help you create your own innovative character designs. We will cover essential skills and topicslike shape language, the psychology of color, turnarounds, expressions, poses, thumbnail sketches, silhouette, story, and more. The curriculum we use is from our free Character Design track. Here […]

Anatomy Premium Track

Learn the fundamentals of drawing the human figure by developing a base knowledge of human anatomy. Whether your focus is painting, character design, comics, or illustration, anatomy is an enormously useful skill to have as an artist. You’ll develop skills in both quick gesture drawings and sustained drawings. The curriculum we use is from our […]

Premium Tracks Schedule

Our premium tracks are your opportunity to work with close attention and prompt support from Prof Lieu and the Art Prof staff! We will dedicate ourselves to your progress and really get to know you as artists. 2022 Fall 6 weeks, $600 Monday September 26 – Friday November 4 Enrollment is closed Expressive Drawing Enrollment is closed Instructor: […]

Comics Basics Premium Track

The Comics Basics Premium Track will help you get started learning all of the fundamental skills necessary to create comics. We’ll arm you with comics techniques, provide background on types of comics from nonfiction to editorial, and exercise your skills in a range of comics prompts. The curriculum we will use is from our Comics […]

Drawing Basics Premium Track

The Drawing Basics Premium Track will help you develop a foundation for drawing. You’ll develop versatility in drawing by practicing everything from a two minute gesture drawing to drawings that take several hours to complete! A broad range of subject matter will provide opportunities to expand your visual vocabulary. The curriculum we will use is […]

Artist Business Premium Track

The Artist Business Premium Track will give you a solid foundation of content, presented in a professional manner to help launch your career as an artist. Whether you want to sell, network, or engage with an audience. this track will get you to form a strategy for how to approach promoting your art practice. The curriculum we use is […]

Painting Basics Premium Track

The Painting Basics Premium Track will help you develop a foundation for painting. It covers basic skills like color theory, brush technique, composition, transparent vs. opaque paint, and more. The prompts will challenge you to jump around between figurative, abstract, and still life topics to expand your personal repertoire in painting. The curriculum we use […]

Digital Art Basics Premium Track

Our Digital Premium Track will push you to develop and expand your skills in digital drawing and painting techniques. For those of you who have experience with digital art, this track can be really useful to refresh and enhance the skills you already have. The curriculum we use is from our free Digital Art Basics […]