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Online Art Classes

Affordable High Quality Art Classes with Top Industry Artists

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Combine Classes and Get Benefits!

You can now combine 3, 4 or 5 classes to avail a 5, 10 or 15% discount on your purchase!

Syn Studio Online Art Classes

Learn drawing, painting, concept art, illustration and comic-making online from top industry professionals at the lowest prices! Our Online Art Classes feature live class instruction (in EDT time), access to recorded videos and personalized feedback from the instructor.

 

Individual online classes now grant you the option of choosing a method of learning most suited to your needs and lifestyle. Learn by attending Live Online Classes , Pre-Recorded classes with Live feedback , or watch high quality Video Access Only

 

You can now combine 3, 4 or 5 classes to avail a 5, 10 or 15% discount on your purchase!

 

Check out all available online art classes below.

Online Drawing Fundamental Classes

  • Summer 2024
Level 0
Level 0

This class is for people who have never taken art courses before, or would like to solidify the techniques they already have.

Foundations of Drawing

Build a solid foundation in drawing in just 10-weeks. Learn to draw anything, from people, objects and scenes.

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  • Summer 2024
Level 1
Level 1

Strong fundamentals in traditional drawing, painting and sculpting are the foundations to create amazing artwork.

This level is about solidifying the fundamentals, getting a refresher on the most important art principles, and learning tricks to create realistic drawing and paintings.

Fundamentals of Perspective

Learn to believably depict architecture, props, vehicles, indoor and outdoor spaces and living things in a proper perspective

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  • Summer 2024
Level 1
Level 1

Strong fundamentals in traditional drawing, painting and sculpting are the foundations to create amazing artwork.

This level is about solidifying the fundamentals, getting a refresher on the most important art principles, and learning tricks to create realistic drawing and paintings.

Drawing the Human Form

Learn to draw the human body with proper volume and depth and in correct proportions

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  • Summer 2024
Level 1
Level 1

Strong fundamentals in traditional drawing, painting and sculpting are the foundations to create amazing artwork.

This level is about solidifying the fundamentals, getting a refresher on the most important art principles, and learning tricks to create realistic drawing and paintings.

Analytical Sketching

Learn to construct your drawings and draw-through just like the top artists in the entertainment industry

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  • Summer 2024
Level 2
Level 2

Second level classes are for students who have a good foundation in the basics of realistic drawing (such as perspective, proportion, shading and colour theory) and already know how to use Photoshop, but need more in-depth knowledge to create professional and complex artwork.

This level is about expanding knowledge, strengthening skills, and transitioning to the world of concept art and illustration.

Dynamic Drawing

Learn the skills required train your hand and eye to observe and draw from imagination

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Online Concept Art Classes

  • Summer 2024
Level 1
Level 1

Strong fundamentals in traditional drawing, painting and sculpting are the foundations to create amazing artwork.

This level is about solidifying the fundamentals, getting a refresher on the most important art principles, and learning tricks to create realistic drawing and paintings.

Intro to Digital Painting

Strengthen your art fundamentals and gain proficiency in essential Photoshop tools so you can create high-quality concept art

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  • Summer 2024
Level 2
Level 2

Second level classes are for students who have a good foundation in the basics of realistic drawing (such as perspective, proportion, shading and colour theory) and already know how to use Photoshop, but need more in-depth knowledge to create professional and complex artwork.

This level is about expanding knowledge, strengthening skills, and transitioning to the world of concept art and illustration.

Digital Painting

Learn and master the essential Photoshop techniques to maximize your efficiency and create visually appealing digital paintings

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  • Summer 2024
Level 2
Level 2

Second level classes are for students who have a good foundation in the basics of realistic drawing (such as perspective, proportion, shading and colour theory) and already know how to use Photoshop, but need more in-depth knowledge to create professional and complex artwork.

This level is about expanding knowledge, strengthening skills, and transitioning to the world of concept art and illustration.

Children’s Book Illustration

Learn how to create stylized illustrations for children's literature

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  • Summer 2024
Level 2
Level 2

Second level classes are for students who have a good foundation in the basics of realistic drawing (such as perspective, proportion, shading and colour theory) and already know how to use Photoshop, but need more in-depth knowledge to create professional and complex artwork.

This level is about expanding knowledge, strengthening skills, and transitioning to the world of concept art and illustration.

Digital Figure Painting

Learn to quickly generate original ideas and efficiently sketch concepts that suit any design requirements

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  • Summer 2024
Level 2
Level 2

Second level classes are for students who have a good foundation in the basics of realistic drawing (such as perspective, proportion, shading and colour theory) and already know how to use Photoshop, but need more in-depth knowledge to create professional and complex artwork.

This level is about expanding knowledge, strengthening skills, and transitioning to the world of concept art and illustration.

Intro to Concept Art

Learn a powerful method of visual communication so you can convey your ideas through compelling concepts

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  • Summer 2024
Level 2
Level 2

Second level classes are for students who have a good foundation in the basics of realistic drawing (such as perspective, proportion, shading and colour theory) and already know how to use Photoshop, but need more in-depth knowledge to create professional and complex artwork.

This level is about expanding knowledge, strengthening skills, and transitioning to the world of concept art and illustration.

Sketching for Concept Art

Learn to fundamental skills needed to create engaging concept iterations.

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  • Summer 2024
Level 3
Level 3

These courses are for people who can already draw and paint realistically and can create complete digital illustrations.

Level 3 classes will help students to give a new edge to their images, properly render their digital work, and bring them closer to a professional level.

Intro to Creature Design

Learn a step by step method to create realistic, dynamic and compelling creature concepts for any movie or video game

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  • Summer 2024
Level 3
Level 3

These courses are for people who can already draw and paint realistically and can create complete digital illustrations.

Level 3 classes will help students to give a new edge to their images, properly render their digital work, and bring them closer to a professional level.

Intro to Environment Design

Learn to design environments that drive the storyline and enhance the overall audience experience

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  • Summer 2024
Level 3
Level 3

These courses are for people who can already draw and paint realistically and can create complete digital illustrations.

Level 3 classes will help students to give a new edge to their images, properly render their digital work, and bring them closer to a professional level.

Intro to Illustration

Learn the essential tips and techniques needed accurate and realistic illustrations that tell a cohesive story

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  • Summer 2024
Level 3
Level 3

These courses are for people who can already draw and paint realistically and can create complete digital illustrations.

Level 3 classes will help students to give a new edge to their images, properly render their digital work, and bring them closer to a professional level.

Intro to Character Design

Learn a powerful set of methods and techniques so you can create original, iconic and convincing characters that fit any story

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Online Illustration Classes

  • Fall 2024
Level 1
Level 1

Strong fundamentals in traditional drawing, painting and sculpting are the foundations to create amazing artwork.

This level is about solidifying the fundamentals, getting a refresher on the most important art principles, and learning tricks to create realistic drawing and paintings.

Intro to Cartooning

Learn constructive drawing techniques behind some of the greatest draftsmen of animation and comic art

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  • Summer 2024
Level 1
Level 1

Strong fundamentals in traditional drawing, painting and sculpting are the foundations to create amazing artwork.

This level is about solidifying the fundamentals, getting a refresher on the most important art principles, and learning tricks to create realistic drawing and paintings.

Intro to Comics

Learn the basics of developing your own eye catching 3 page comic from ideation to publication

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  • Summer 2024
Level 2
Level 2

Second level classes are for students who have a good foundation in the basics of realistic drawing (such as perspective, proportion, shading and colour theory) and already know how to use Photoshop, but need more in-depth knowledge to create professional and complex artwork.

This level is about expanding knowledge, strengthening skills, and transitioning to the world of concept art and illustration.

Animal Sketching

A 10 week course which teaches you the tools and techniques required to draw animals with convincing and believable features

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  • Summer 2024
Level 2
Level 2

Second level classes are for students who have a good foundation in the basics of realistic drawing (such as perspective, proportion, shading and colour theory) and already know how to use Photoshop, but need more in-depth knowledge to create professional and complex artwork.

This level is about expanding knowledge, strengthening skills, and transitioning to the world of concept art and illustration.

Gestural Figure Drawing

Learn the basic skills required to sketch figures for animation

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Currently Unavailable

If you are interested in taking one of these classes in the future, please click on the thumbnail of the class you are interested in, and fill out the form found at the top of that page. If enough people are interested, we will offer the course once again.

  • TBD
Level 1
Level 1

Strong fundamentals in traditional drawing, painting and sculpting are the foundations to create amazing artwork.

This level is about solidifying the fundamentals, getting a refresher on the most important art principles, and learning tricks to create realistic drawing and paintings.

Currently Unavailable

Foundations of Drawing 2

Learn advanced drawing skills and take your artwork to the next level

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  • TBD
Level 2
Level 2

Second level classes are for students who have a good foundation in the basics of realistic drawing (such as perspective, proportion, shading and colour theory) and already know how to use Photoshop, but need more in-depth knowledge to create professional and complex artwork.

This level is about expanding knowledge, strengthening skills, and transitioning to the world of concept art and illustration.

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Backgrounds for Animation

Learn the basic skills required to draw and paint backgrounds for animation

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  • TBD
Level 2
Level 2

Second level classes are for students who have a good foundation in the basics of realistic drawing (such as perspective, proportion, shading and colour theory) and already know how to use Photoshop, but need more in-depth knowledge to create professional and complex artwork.

This level is about expanding knowledge, strengthening skills, and transitioning to the world of concept art and illustration.

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Advanced Figure Drawing

Learn to draw the human body with proper volume and depth and in correct proportions

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  • TBD
Level 3
Level 3

These courses are for people who can already draw and paint realistically and can create complete digital illustrations.

Level 3 classes will help students to give a new edge to their images, properly render their digital work, and bring them closer to a professional level.

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Animation I

Learn the essential principles, tools and techniques to create high quality animation

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  • TBD
Level 2
Level 2

Second level classes are for students who have a good foundation in the basics of realistic drawing (such as perspective, proportion, shading and colour theory) and already know how to use Photoshop, but need more in-depth knowledge to create professional and complex artwork.

This level is about expanding knowledge, strengthening skills, and transitioning to the world of concept art and illustration.

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Environment Sketching

You will strengthen your composition skills so you can produce captivating environment sketches that draw the viewer in

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  • TBD
Level 2
Level 2

Second level classes are for students who have a good foundation in the basics of realistic drawing (such as perspective, proportion, shading and colour theory) and already know how to use Photoshop, but need more in-depth knowledge to create professional and complex artwork.

This level is about expanding knowledge, strengthening skills, and transitioning to the world of concept art and illustration.

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Design Principles for Artists

Learn to quickly generate original ideas and efficiently sketch concepts that suit any design requirements

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Level 3
Level 3

These courses are for people who can already draw and paint realistically and can create complete digital illustrations.

Level 3 classes will help students to give a new edge to their images, properly render their digital work, and bring them closer to a professional level.

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Character Rendering

Learn the best methods for posing and painting your characters and rendering skin, hair and clothing so they look professional and well rendered

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  • TBD
Level 2
Level 2

Second level classes are for students who have a good foundation in the basics of realistic drawing (such as perspective, proportion, shading and colour theory) and already know how to use Photoshop, but need more in-depth knowledge to create professional and complex artwork.

This level is about expanding knowledge, strengthening skills, and transitioning to the world of concept art and illustration.

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Digital Sketching for Production

Learn to draw and render effectively and efficiently using Photoshop and enhance your knowledge of fundamental concept art skills.

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  • TBD
Level 3
Level 3

These courses are for people who can already draw and paint realistically and can create complete digital illustrations.

Level 3 classes will help students to give a new edge to their images, properly render their digital work, and bring them closer to a professional level.

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Intro to Isometric Architecture

Learn essential techniques and methods required to design high-quality architectural structures

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Level 2
Level 2

Second level classes are for students who have a good foundation in the basics of realistic drawing (such as perspective, proportion, shading and colour theory) and already know how to use Photoshop, but need more in-depth knowledge to create professional and complex artwork.

This level is about expanding knowledge, strengthening skills, and transitioning to the world of concept art and illustration.

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Intro to Watercolour

A 10 week course which teaches you the tools and basic techniques of painting with watercolours.

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Level 4
Level 4

This expert-level is for students who are ready to boost their portfolio and design process to a professional level.

This level is about discovering and diving deeper into new tools (such as 3D), further polishing and rendering work and exploring professional pipelines of the entertainment industry.

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Animation II

Create more complex animations in this follow up to Animation I

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  • TBD
Level 4
Level 4

This expert-level is for students who are ready to boost their portfolio and design process to a professional level.

This level is about discovering and diving deeper into new tools (such as 3D), further polishing and rendering work and exploring professional pipelines of the entertainment industry.

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Intro to Matte Painting

Learn the most essential techniques and workflows used by top industry artists to create convincing matte paintings

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Level 4
Level 4

This expert-level is for students who are ready to boost their portfolio and design process to a professional level.

This level is about discovering and diving deeper into new tools (such as 3D), further polishing and rendering work and exploring professional pipelines of the entertainment industry.

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Cut Out Animation

Learn the Cut Out method of animation as well as the advanced features of Toon Boom Harmony.

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  • TBD
Level 2
Level 2

Second level classes are for students who have a good foundation in the basics of realistic drawing (such as perspective, proportion, shading and colour theory) and already know how to use Photoshop, but need more in-depth knowledge to create professional and complex artwork.

This level is about expanding knowledge, strengthening skills, and transitioning to the world of concept art and illustration.

Currently Unavailable

Constructive Figure Drawing

Deepen your knowledge of human anatomy, form and value to create realistic 3-dimensional figures from imagination

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  • TBD
Level 4
Level 4

This expert-level is for students who are ready to boost their portfolio and design process to a professional level.

This level is about discovering and diving deeper into new tools (such as 3D), further polishing and rendering work and exploring professional pipelines of the entertainment industry.

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Interior Concept Design

Learn to envision, design and paint a rich and complete 2-level interior space from start to finish

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  • TBD
Level 2
Level 2

Second level classes are for students who have a good foundation in the basics of realistic drawing (such as perspective, proportion, shading and colour theory) and already know how to use Photoshop, but need more in-depth knowledge to create professional and complex artwork.

This level is about expanding knowledge, strengthening skills, and transitioning to the world of concept art and illustration.

Currently Unavailable

Drawing the Head and Features

Learn to draw convincing-looking heads and accurately depict the anatomy of the skull and facial features

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  • TBD
Level 3
Level 3

These courses are for people who can already draw and paint realistically and can create complete digital illustrations.

Level 3 classes will help students to give a new edge to their images, properly render their digital work, and bring them closer to a professional level.

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Colour and Light

Learn the essential colour and lighting skills so you can create stunning and vibrant full-colour concepts and illustrations

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  • TBD
Level 4
Level 4

This expert-level is for students who are ready to boost their portfolio and design process to a professional level.

This level is about discovering and diving deeper into new tools (such as 3D), further polishing and rendering work and exploring professional pipelines of the entertainment industry.

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Character Design

Learn a powerful set of character design techniques so you can create polished and professional level character concepts

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  • TBD
Level 4
Level 4

This expert-level is for students who are ready to boost their portfolio and design process to a professional level.

This level is about discovering and diving deeper into new tools (such as 3D), further polishing and rendering work and exploring professional pipelines of the entertainment industry.

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Environment Design

An advanced 10-week course where you learn techniques and processes to create production-ready environments

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  • TBD
Level 4
Level 4

This expert-level is for students who are ready to boost their portfolio and design process to a professional level.

This level is about discovering and diving deeper into new tools (such as 3D), further polishing and rendering work and exploring professional pipelines of the entertainment industry.

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Prop and Vehicle Design

Learn a powerful process, to create interesting props and vehicle designs that perfectly blend with any given art direction

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  • TBD
Level 4
Level 4

This expert-level is for students who are ready to boost their portfolio and design process to a professional level.

This level is about discovering and diving deeper into new tools (such as 3D), further polishing and rendering work and exploring professional pipelines of the entertainment industry.

Currently Unavailable

3D for 2D Artists

Learn the basics of some powerful 3D software tools so you can create powerful 2D character illustrations

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