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Training & Mentorship

We provide high-quality, professional mentoring and training in visual development.

Training & Bootcamps

Learn the technical and artistic foundations of working as a Visual Development artist. We can help you develop a portfolio of original work through our courses and bootcamps.

Live Mentorship

Working with a mentor is a great way to grow your skills, find new confidence and refine your work. Our mentors can help push your work to greater heights.

Free Illustration Training

Learning the basics of illustration include perspective drawing, figure drawing and digital painting. We’ve curated free training from around the web to help you learn the basics.

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Introduction to Visual Development

This 10 week bootcamp is the ultimate challenge for visual development artists. With training from top industry artists, you’ll learn everything you need to know to start building your own portfolio of original work. This 10 week bootcamp will push your illustration and art direction skills to new heights.

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Our beliefs

Why Create Academy?

Arts education is in crisis. The cost of traditional art schools has ballooned to troubling levels. We believe there is a better way. Online mentorship paired with an in-depth curriculum is an educational model that is powerful and efficient. We exist to help students all over the world chase their dream of working in the Arts.

Free Curated Tutorials

You don’t know where to start, or think you need to get up to speed before getting involved with a mentor ? We curated for you the best learning tutorials available online.

Free curated illustration course preview

Illustration Fundamentals

If you want to master Illustration then you must learn the fundamentals. You learn by doing, and this curriculum will guide you through projects as you watch the training.

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Free curated character animation course preview

Character Animation Fundamentals

If you want to master Animation then you must learn the fundamentals. You learn by doing, and this curriculum will guide you through projects as you watch the training.

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Photography Fundamentals

If you want to master photography then you must learn the fundamentals. You learn by doing, and this curriculum will guide you through projects as you watch the training.

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