Expressive Drawing Track

Drawing is more than fundamentals, it is an interpretation of the world through your lens as an artist. A drawing is capable of stimulating a visceral feeling, impacting the viewer emotionally, pique your curiosity, and more. Lesson 1 • Lesson 2 • Lesson 3Lesson 4 • Lesson 5 • Lesson 6 This track will broaden […]

Personal Narratives Track

The Personal Narratives Track provides the opportunity to investigate the fundamental concept of identity by exploring personal narratives. Lesson 1 • Lesson 2 • Lesson 3Lesson 4 • Lesson 5 • Lesson 6 The prompts in this track are designed to experiment with ways to portray personal experiences while simultaneously addressing universal themes of culture, […]

Fantasy Illustration: Creatures Track

Our Fantasy Illustration: Creatures Track will provide ideas and techniques that will push you to invent fantasy creatures using a range of references and resources. We’ll cover brainstorming, how to use reference images to create convincing creatures, and essential techniques like texture, skeletal structures, lighting, color, and more. This track is excellent for anyone interested […]

Landscapes & Backgrounds Track

The Landscapes & Backgrounds 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. Lesson 1 • Lesson 2 • Lesson 3Lesson 4 • Lesson 5 • Lesson 6 Whether you do concept art, are a fine art painter, or a comics artist, you’ll learn the fundamentals of how […]

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. Lesson 1 • Lesson 2 • Lesson 3Lesson 4 • Lesson 5 • Lesson 6 This track will allow you to gain skills that are applicable in any art field, from fine art painting, character design, illustration, comics, […]

Portrait Track

The Portrait Track is an opportunity to immerse yourself into the tremendous world of the human face. Throughout the centuries, portraits have represented every facet of the human experience. Lesson 1 • Lesson 2 • Lesson 3Lesson 4 • Lesson 5 • Lesson 6 We’ll take a deep dive into the basic structures of the human face as a premise for the vast […]

Color Track

The Color Track will provide a comprehensive exploration of color. It addresses the specifics of color theory and the creative potential of color as a vehicle for narrative and abstract expression. Lesson 1 • Lesson 2 • Lesson 3Lesson 4 • Lesson 5 • Lesson 6 See how color profoundly impacts all of the fundamentals […]

Anatomy & Figure Drawing 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. Lesson 1 • Lesson 2 • Lesson 3Lesson 4 • Lesson 5 • Lesson 6 You’ll have the option to draw with either digital or […]

Character Design TRACK

Our Character Design Track will help you sharpen your fundamental skills in order to help you create your own innovative character designs. Lesson 1 • Lesson 2 • Lesson 3Lesson 4 • Lesson 5 • Lesson 6 We will cover essential skills and topics like shape language, the psychology of color, turnarounds, expressions, poses, thumbnail sketches, silhouette, story, and more. Visit our Character Design section for more related content. […]

MFA Portfolios Track

The MFA Portfolios Track will lay out all the materials you’ll need to provide to apply to an MFA program in studio art. An MFA portfolio requires a level of maturity and engagement with critical thinking. Lesson 1 • Lesson 2 • Lesson 3 • Lesson 4 A sampling of homework assignments from your undergraduate degree isn’t going to […]

Comics Basics Track

This Comics Basics Track provides a basic foundation for visual elements and strategies that are specific to drawing sequential narratives. The world of historical comics and comics today is incredibly diverse and vast, and we want to expose you to the enormous potential of this exciting format for storytelling. This track will get you to […]

Artist Business TRACK

The Artist Business Track will give you a solid foundation of content, presented in a professional manner to help launch your career as an artist. Ongoing Assignment • Lesson 1 • Lesson 2Lesson 3 • Lesson 4 • Lesson 5 • Lesson 6 Whether you want to sell, network, or engage with an audience this track will get you to form a strategy for how […]

Digital Basics TRACK

This Digital Basics Track will help 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 have. Lesson 1 • Lesson 2 • Lesson 3Lesson 4 • Lesson 5 • Lesson 6 […]

Painting Basics TRACK

The Painting Basics Track will help you develop a foundation for painting, covering basic skills like color theory, brush technique composition, transparent vs. opaque paint, and more. Lesson 1 • Lesson 2 • Lesson 3Lesson 4 • Lesson 5 • Lesson 6 You’ll get to jump around between figurative, abstraction, landscape, and still life topics to expand your personal repertoire in painting. See […]

Drawing Basics TRACK

The Drawing Basics Track is a great way to learn fundamental skills in drawing. You’ll develop versatility in drawing by practicing everything from a two minute gesture drawing to drawings that take several hours to complete! Ongoing • Lesson 1 • Lesson 2 • Lesson 3Lesson 4 • Lesson 5 • Lesson 6 A broad […]