Educational Art Blog

Tune in for captivating interviews with award-winning artists, insightful demonstrations, curated lists of top-notch art supplies, and much more. Every week, catch up on illustration and fine arts industry updates, delving into techniques, skills, and the journey toward mastering your craft as an artist.

Latest Posts

The Visual Scout: Insider’s look at The Illustration Academy

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!)

The Visual Scout: Exploring Foundations

This Fall, our course list expanded and improved to provide even more options. Just a beginner and not sure where you're headed? We've got you covered! Let’s take a look at the best ways to jumpstart your creative endeavors.

The Visual Scout: A Character Worth Creating

Wesley Burt will join Visual Arts Passage as one of our Fall Guest Speakers! He will give a lecture to both Illustration and Entertainment & Gaming. To get ready for our fall 2018 session, (which starts September 29!!!) let’s break down what defines a great character design.

The Visual Scout: A Perfect Project

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.

The Visual Scout: A New Blog

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.

Fall Programs Sold Out

Visual Arts Passage launched their fall installment over the past weekend. Both the Illustration and Entertainment & Game Arts programs are completely sold out. This fall marks the first installment hosted by Visual Arts Passage.

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