online art course for kids/teens 10-18 years old

This course teaches character design from the ground up: starting with fundamentals like anatomy, gesture, and shape design. Students will learn to create original characters from scratch. Bring your sketchbooks or drawing tablets, instruction will be provided for both digital and traditional media! 
It will be held ONLINE via ZOOM video conference. Students will need access to a computer / tablet / phone with internet connection and After the lecture and demonstrations teachers regularly check and correct the digital image of a student's work, explain what works in particular cases and what does not, and why.

12 weekly online classes:

Now enrolling:

Thursdays, Apr 8 - June 24, 16:00-18:00pm PST

Current session:

Jan 13 - April 1


Detailed Schedule:

DAY 1.  Character: Realistic Head Drawing
DAY 2. Character: Stylized Head Drawing
DAY 3.  Character: Realistic Human Anatomy
DAY 4. Character: Stylized Human Anatomy
DAY 5.  Character: Creating unique character
DAY 6. Concept Art: Perspective and Backgrounds
DAY 7.  Concept Art: Vehicles and moving objects
DAY 8. Concept Art: Weapons and Tools
DAY 9. Concept Art: Animals and Creatures
DAY 10.  Concept Art: Creating character’s companion and surroundings.
DAYS 11 and 12.  Final Project - Full color illustration


 sketchbook (or sketch paper)
- bristol or mixed use paper 
- pencil
- eraser
- ruler
- colored pencils
- markers (brush tip preferred)
- black liner

Sample instructional video:

Refund Policy:

We are not offering refunds for new purchases. However, full credit towards future bookings or transfer to another camp/class will be offered for any cancellations made up to 24 hrs before the camp or class start. 

Our calendar for the 2020-2021 school year:

First day of classes - Monday 8/31/20
Labor Day weekend - NO CLASSES - Saturday 9/5/20 - Monday 9/7/20
Thanksgiving break - NO CLASSES - Monday 11/23/20 - Sunday 11/29/20
Christmas break - NO CLASSES - Monday 12/21/20 - Sunday 1/3/21
Last day of classes - Friday 5/28/21

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