Teaching Color with Crayons: Tony Janello

RISD Adjunct Professor Tony Janello speaks to Art Prof Clara Lieu in his studio about his approach to color theory as an artist and professor. Also about a drawing technique he developed using Caran d’Ache Neocolor I crayons to create portrait drawings drawn from life. Janello explains common problems students encounter while studying color and […]

Art Prof Timed Drawing Videos

Practice your drawing skills with our timed drawing session videos! These videos makes drawing practice easy: get your drawing supplies and follow along as each pose plays with a timer. The videos have a variety of pose lengths, anything from 2 min. to 20 min. Want to do a longer drawing from one of these […]

Art YouTube Channels

Artist Channels James Gurney (painting)Jarrett J. Krosoczka (illustration)Belinda del Pesco (home printmaking) Art Prof’s Timed Drawing Exercises YouTube PlaylistAll Timed Drawing Videos Contemporary Art Channels PBS art21The Art AssignmentEvery Frame a PaintingKQED Art SchoolThe Nerdwriter Art Process Channels Baumgartner Restoration Art Publication Channels Art F CityArt ForumArtnetArtsy Brooklyn RailHyperallergic Art Gallery Channels Serpentine GalleriesGagosian GalleryVictoria […]

Table of Contents for Tutorials by Topic

Index Abstraction  Animals  Character Design  Figure  Illustration  Landscape  Portrait  Still Life Travel Abstraction Animals Character Design Figure  Illustration  Landscape  Portrait  Still Life Travel

Table of Contents for Tutorials by Medium

Index 3D  Animation  Collage  Comics  Digital  Drawing  Painting  Printmaking  3D  Animation  Collage  Comics  Digital  Drawing  Painting  Printmaking 

Manga Books

Horror Manga Human Chair, Junji Ito Remina, Junji ItoShiver, Junji ItoSmashed, Junji ItoTomie, Junji ItoVenus in the Blind Spot, Junji ItoDrifting Classroom, Kazuo UmezuThe Enigma of Amigara Fault, Junji Ito Uzumaki, Junji Ito Mystery Manga Case Closed, Gosho AoyamaErased, Kei SanbeMonster, Naoki Urasawa Osamu Tezuka Astro Boy, Osamu TezukaBlack Jack, Osamu TezukaBuddha, Osamu TezukaOde to […]

Staff Art Book Picks

A mix of inspirational, educational and just fun books to nurture your developing artist. Prof Lieu’s Top Picks Jordan’s Top Picks Lauryn’s Top Picks Prof Lieu & Jordan’s Pick Prof Lieu’s Top Picks Jordan’s Top Picks Lauryn’s Top Picks As a free educational source, Art Prof uses Amazon affiliate links (found in this page) to help […]

Table of Contents for Resources

A comprehensive list of useful art resources.

Table of Contents for Pro Development

Index Artist Wellness Artistic Process Business & Selling Careers Copyright Critiques Art School Portfolios  Artist Portfolios  Artworks  MFA Portfolios Discussion Promotion Artist Wellness Artistic Process Business & Selling Careers Copyright Critiques Discussion Promotion

List of MFA & Post-Baccalaureate Programs

Low Residency MFA & Post-Baccalaureate Low Residency MFA Programs Burren College of Art(IR) Hartford Art School(CT) Lesley Art & Design(MA) Sierra Nevada University(NV) Trans Institute(UK) Vermont College of Fine Arts(VT) Post-Baccalaureate Programs Azusa Pacific University (CA) Brandeis University(MA) Kalamazoo Institute of Arts (MI) PA Academy of the Fine Arts SAIC(IL) San Francisco Art Institute(CA) SMFA(MA) […]

Art Prof Reference Photo Collection

Art Prof offers a wide selection of high resolution photos you can download and use freely as reference for your art. We ask that you credit Art Prof when you use our photo references for your art. All photographs in the collection are shot by Prof Lieu with a DSLR Canon Rebel camera. Prof Lieu […]

Art Prof Slideshows

Our live streams have custom made slideshows that provide images from art history and contemporary art and text slides related to the topic of the stream. For many people, the slideshows are a great resource to use in conjunction with the video. The slideshows are an effective way to review the content after watching the […]

Art Prof YouTube Playlists

Our playlists on YouTube group together related videos together so you can easily access videos on the same topic. So many topics overlap and it’s a great way to get a comprehensive look at a topic or a technique. Subject AbstractionAnatomyAnimalsComicsClothingFigure DrawingFigure ModelingHandsLandscapePortraitSelf-Taught ArtistsStill LifeUrban Sketching Professional Development Artist CareersBusiness/SellingExhibiting ArtSelf-Promotion Drawing Resources Timed Drawing […]

Art Videos & Films

Art History Films Andrei Rublev (1966)At Eternity’s Gate (2018)Artemisia (1997)Camille Claudel (1988)Caravaggio (1986)Carrington (1995)Chi-hwa-seon/Painted Fire (2002)Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of LightningEdvard Munch (1974)Frida (2002)Girl With a Pearl Earring (2003)Goya’s Ghosts (2006)Grandma Moses (1950)Loving Vincent (2017)Lust For Life (1956)The Monuments Men (2014)Mr. Turner (2014)My Left Foot (1989)The Mystery of Picasso (1956)Nightwatching (2007)Séraphine (2008)Utamaro and His […]

Educational Books

Inspiration Creativity, Inc. (Pixar)Calvin & Hobbes 10th AnniversaryTell Me Something GoodStarting Point, H. MiyazakiTurning Point, H. Miyazaki Prompts Draw It with Your Eyes ClosedYou Are an Artist Memoirs The Art Spirit, Robert HenriOld In Art School, Nell PainterBreaking Ground, Daniel Libeskind Self-Care The Artist’s Guide, J. BattenfieldArt, Inc., L. CongdonThe Artist’s Way, J. CameronART/WORK: Everything […]