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SUMMER WORKSHOPS

Now Enrolling!

Our annual in-person illustration workshops are located in Kansas City, Missouri.  Each day is a rigorous learning experience focused around mentorship and professional advancement. Art students are able to enroll in individual weeks à la carte, or the full five weeks at a discounted price. 

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Instructing Artists
KARLA ORTIZ · VANESA DEL REY · WESLEY BURT · JON FOSTER · EDWARD KINSELLA · JEFFREY ALAN LOVE · STERLING HUNDLEY · GEORGE PRATT · GARY KELLEY · BILL SIENKIEWICZ · FRANCIS LIVINGSTON · MARK ENGLISH · JOHN ENGLISH · BILL CARMAN · C. F. PAYNE

 
 

In-Person Workshops Led by Iconic Illustrators

 

Mark English
John English
George Pratt
Gary Kelley
 

John English
George Pratt
Bill Carman
ARTIST TBD
 

Jon Foster
C. F. Payne
Francis Livingston
George Pratt
John English

Jeffrey Alan Love
Edward Kinsella
Karla Ortiz
George Pratt
John English

 

 Vanesa Del Rey
Sterling Hundley
Wesley Burt
John English
George Pratt

 
 

Attend all 5 workshops and learn from every single artist on the roster.

 

 
 
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Live & Interactive Online Workshops

 Taught by a rotating staff of all-star illustrators, The Academy Online connects students with the best information in the world, and challenges ambitious artists to jumpstart their skills. Our online workshops are always delivered live, online, and on-demand, for complete accessibility.

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Our instructors' portfolios include


Their words, not ours

“It kicks my ass every time. It’s bootcamp for artists.
— Paul Temple, Storyboard Artist, Workshop Graduate
“Attending the Academy was like getting the keys to the kingdom. It opens doors and establishes relationships.
— - Ted Kinsella,  Illustrator for Rolling Stone, New York Times, New Yorker, Workshop Graduate & Instructor
The instructors at the academy approach teaching as mentors. There’s no better way to do it.
— Mark English, Workshop Co-founder
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Jumpstart your illustration career!

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