Figure Drawing & 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 have the option to draw with either digital or traditional drawing media to explore the structures of […]

MFA Portfolios Premium Track

An MFA portfolio requires a level of maturity and engagement with critical thinking. At the MFA level, the concerns shift from technical skills to developing a unique artistic vision.  The curriculum we will use is from our MFA Portfolios Track Here is your opportunity to work with guidance and comprehensive support from Prof Lieu and […]

Student Gallery: Painting Basics Premium Track

Students in our Painting Basics Premium Track work on basic skills like color theory, brush technique, composition, while working with a range of subjects like abstraction and still life. See the Track’s curriculum here. Sky Paintings Create a painting of a sky which shows a broad range of colors and textures. Aim to show depth in the sky, with […]

Student Gallery: Digital Basics Premium Track

Students in our Digital Basics Premium Track develop skills in digital drawing and painting techniques while experimenting with a range of styles, color schemes, and textures. See the Track’s curriculum here. Texture Cubes Create 8 cubes that each have the texture of a real life object. Try to choose as many different textures and colors […]

Premium Tracks Schedule

Our premium tracks are your opportunity to work with close attention and comprehensive support from Prof Lieu and the Art Prof staff! Hear Prof Lieu’s explanation of how our premium tracks work in this video. When you are learning on your own, it can be challenging to pace yourself, know what direction to go in, and what skills you’ll […]

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. Here is your opportunity to […]

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. Here is your opportunity […]

Digital Art Basics Premium Track

If digital art makes you feel like Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, this is the premium track that will push you to develop 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 […]

BFA Art School Portfolios Premium Track

Preparing an art school portfolio to apply for an undergraduate BFA degree is a major undertaking, and it can be an intimidating process that is stressful, especially if you are doing it all by yourself without any guidance or assistance. The curriculum we will use is from our BFA Portfolios Track Here is your opportunity […]