Explore the building blocks of a successful Artist.

This online lecture explores the critical tools aspiring artists must master before they can achieve success in most industries related to illustration and the visual arts. Everyone starts somewhere and this lecture will explore the tools you need to pursue a career in the visual arts.John will discuss basic foundational lessons and questions will be encouraged. John is also teaching foundations this summer with Visual Arts Passage.


Bridge the gap between the student and the industry. 


John English: An internationally acclaimed illustrator


John has received numerous awards from organizations including New York Society of Illustrators, Los Angeles Society of Illustrators, Communication Arts, Graphis, and Print Magazine.

John’s work has graced the cover of Newsweek, the pages of Esquire, Money, and Essence, and the publications of Penguin Books, Bantam Books, Atlantic Records, Boeing, Chrysler, Hitachi, 7-Up, NCAA, Sprint, and the Knoll Furniture Group.

 John English Visual Arts Passage, Co-founder 

John English
Visual Arts Passage, Co-founder 


Online Mentorships
for Serious Artists.

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that are taught by working professionals.

John English