The Passage Experience

Immersive, Online Mentorships



Interactive Classes
Hands-on assignments
Professional Networking

  • Every class is delivered live & online.

  • Iconic artists teach the classes as mentors and guest speakers.

  • Courses cover industry topics and assist with career development.

“We bridge the gap between the art student and the industry.”
John English, Co-founder

Your Compass to the Art Industry

Five progressively challenging courses

Each course acts as a stepping stone to the next, helping you develop a career-ready portfolio.

Dynamic Curriculum

Courses are taught live and online, consisting of critiques, demos, lectures, and guest speakers, with a healthy dose of one-on-one guidance.

  • Critiques

  • Lectures

  • Demonstations

  • Guest Speakers



Never Stop Learning

Students use Slack for continued learning between classes.

  • Slack is a private messaging board used by our students and mentors throughout the duration of each course.

  • Share work and progress.

  • Receive one-on-one guidance.

  • Stay engaged and focused on improvement every day of the week.

What is one week of class like?

  • Enroll in a single course

    Students enroll and commit to one course at a time. You can skip entry classes based on the quality of your portfolio.

    Entry Courses:
    Foundations (For Beginners, not a required course)
    Process: Skill & Craft (Some experience recommended, not required)

  • Attend the Online Class

    Each course consists of 11, 3-hour classes, delivered live every Saturday.* Classes consist of lectures, demos, critiques, and guest speakers.*

    Every class is recorded and available on-demand the following day.

  • Industry Assignment

    Students receive a career-focused assignments nearly every week. Students learn through practice and work on their assignment between classes.

  • Connect on Our Private Slack Forum

    Students and instructors use Slack for communication and coaching between live classes. It's perfect for sharing work, connecting with peers, asking questions, and instructor feedback.

  • Submit your Assignment

    Before the live class, students submit the completed assignment. A portion of class is dedicated to in-depth critiques of everyone's work. Afterwords, your instructor presents lectures, demos, or is joined by a guest speaker.

  • Repeat for all 11 classes

    Each course consists of 33 hours of live, online instruction and countless hours of activity in Slack.

  • Options for moving forward

    Continue: Enroll in the next course.

    Defer: Take a break and hold off on your next course.

    Dropout: You can drop out of the program after attending any course.



All Classes are streamable On-demand

  • Accommodates any schedule - never miss a class

  • Personal coaching still included in the recording



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