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We teach brand new five-week classes every session. These classes are a great way to improve your skills with the opportunity for one-on-one instruction and expert feedback.View Classes
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Our library includes all past demos and is an invaluable resource to students who wish to learn fundamental drawing skills. Combine independent study from our library while taking current classes for a rich and impactful learning experience.Subscribe
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What our students are saying...
Brian has over 8 years of teaching experience and is able to demonstrate all of the concepts he teaches with high-level drawings. His personalized critique videos will allow you to see solutions to the most common drawing mistakes. All students get access to our Discord server where anyone can ask Brian questions and get the feedback they need to improve.
Simple solutions to complex problems. Head and figure drawing is one of the hardest areas to master in art. Brian's teaching method breaks down these complex subjects and makes them simple and easy to understand. He will teach you a clear, repeatable 3 step process that you can use in every head or figure drawing to set you up for success every time.
Flexible participation model and class schedule. Take an active 5-week class or go at your own pace with our subscription library of over 210 drawing lessons.
Affordable pricing model. We have a variety of options to suit any budget because studying art shouldn't cost a fortune. Our subscription plans start at just $10 per month!
You'll be amazed by how fast your art can improve with our methods.
Brian's teaching style is active, engaging, and highly-personalized.
Whether you're a total beginner or an intermediate artist with a few years' experience, you'll see skill jumps in a matter of months as you put our methods into practice. This is because Brian's method will teach you to draw heads and figures accurately and avoid common mistakes by following a repeatable process that combines the best of several time-tested drawing methods.
Brian combines aspects of the Loomis method and Reilly method, Bridgman anatomy, and some of his own drawing methods which he has developed by studying and drawing skeletal and muscular anatomy for over 10 years. Brian trained and got started as an instructor at Watt's Atelier of the Arts which is home to some of the best art instructors in the world. Foundation Art School has adapted the teaching methods of classical ateliers to an online platform accessible to all. We aim to create an engaging learning environment that meets students wherever they are in their art education and gives them the tools they need to succeed.
Skills for successOur mission is to help you build a solid foundation of fundamental drawing skills to transform your drawings and give you the confidence you need to succeed as an artist.
Why did we create foundation art school?Foundation Art School is designed for beginner to intermediate art students who want to learn the fundamentals of representational art. Our classes are perfect for aspiring professional artists as well as passionate hobbyists. The fundamental skills we teach are critical for illustration, concepting, storyboarding, fine art and any professional field that is based in representational art.
How does the school work?Our courses are five weeks long and consist of weekly demos and, for Gold-level students, a personalized critique video for each week. All students will receive the same reference that the instructor uses in the demo plus more images to work from for their weekly practice assignments.
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BUFFALO, NY, USA
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BUFFALO, NY, USA