In addition to amazing mentors, this spring we will host some world-renowned guest speakers. This week we will get to know Victo Ngai and Bill Sienkiewicz. Tune in next week to see who else will be at Visual Arts Passage in 2019!
Visual Arts Passage plays host to some of the art industry’s most iconic names. Edward Kinsella is one of those names. His accolades include gold and silver medals from the Society of Illustrators, and a Gold Award from Spectrum. His clients include The New Yorker, Rolling Stone, Simon and Schuster, The Atlantic, Penguin, Wired, Washington Post, Scholastic, The New York Times, New York Magazine, and many more.
The newest course from Visual Arts Passage, Foundations, covers the essentials of visual arts, offering you personal coaching & guidance over five weeks of 3-hour classes. It has quickly become our most popular course because Foundations is all about creating a personalized experience, no matter where you are in your art career.
Nothing says summer like The Illustration Academy. Each year, students from around the country (and world! As far as Brazil, Korea, Ireland & Spain) gather in Kansas City, MO for intensive workshops with world-renowned artists. What’s it like? Let’s take a look inside The Illustration Academy’s summer workshops (now enrolling for Summer 2019!)
We’re honored to be named one of the “15 Best Online Art Schools” and couldn’t be happier to share some of the insight our co-founder, John English, provided when he spoke with ImagineFX. Read the full interview in their December issue!
With fall courses set to start in a little more than a week, we thought it would be a great time to step inside our illustration program and explore what it’s like to take a class with us. A sneak peek at what’s to come this fall!
This week on The Visual Scout: Let’s chat about the art of the book cover. It’s a project and a process that embodies the illustration platform. Conveying a concept, tone, or character trait of a publication with one image seems like the perfect way to stretch your skills! We have gathered some tips on how to make the most of a book cover.
Edward Kinsella III will lead our last free online discussion on August 26, 2018, at 10 AM PST. Before we join him for an in-depth look into what it takes to define your style as an illustrator and artist, let's look let's look at some of illustration's most iconic style movements.
George Pratt is instructing 5 weeks at The Illustration Academy and we couldn't be more thrilled to be tagging along for their summer session. This demo was completed by George during week 2 of the Illustration Academy. As you will notice, George is phenomenally talented artist and equally gifted teacher. This video was originally taken as a Facebook Live event.
We are joining students and instructors at the 2017 Illustration Academy workshop. The Academy is an immersive 5-week illustration workshop taught by many of today's most acclaimed artists in the creative industry. The below lecture features Gary Kelley as he discusses his mural project, which was commissioned by Google for their data center. This is the second mural Kelley has developed for Google. It is one of the largest reproductions of monotype ever.