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Every New Masters Academy Subscription includes access to our ever-growing library of more than 1,200 hours of streaming art instruction. Check out some of our newest courses below.

How to Draw the Costumed Figure
Bill Perkins | 34+ hours

The Portrait in Watercolor
Mark Westermoe | 9+ hours

Complete Sight-Size Drawing Daniel Graves | 47+ hours

Introduction to Landscape Painting Ben Fenske | 43+ hours

Drawing in Space Robert Bodem | 15+ hours

How to Draw Hands Kamille Corry | 10+ hours

Advanced Head Drawing Glenn Vilppu | 48+ hours

How To Design Movie Posters Mark Westermoe | 19+ hours

Head Drawing for Beginners Chris Legaspi | 68+ hours

An Observational Approach to the Portrait in Clay David Simon | 18+ hours

Introduction to Oil Painting for Beginners Charles Hu | 42+ hours

Contemporary Realism in Oils Hollis Dunlap | 18+ hours

How to Draw Animals Glenn Vilppu | 21+ hours

Modeling the Portrait in Clay for Beginners Johanna Schwaiger | 13+ hours

Sketching on Location Glenn Vilppu | 8+ hours

An Observational Approach to the Figure in Clay David Simon | 24+ hours

Russian Academic Drawing Approach Iliya Mirochnik | 51+ hours

Composition for Visual Artists Bill Perkins | 31+ hours

Color Theory Bootcamp Bill Perkins | 39+ hours

Constructive Figure Drawing Steve Huston | 44+ hours

Constructive Head Drawing Steve Huston | 29+ hours

Renaissance Head Drawing Glenn Vilppu | 30+ hours

Renaissance Figure Drawing Glenn Vilppu | 52+ hours

The Frank Reilly Drawing Method Mark Westermoe | 42+ hours

An Overview of Rendering Techniques Chris Legaspi | 7+ hours

Clay Modeling in the American Western Tradition Ed Fraughton | 29+ hours

Build Your Own Anatomy Figure Rey Bustos | 13+ hours

Finding Your Voice as an Artist Danny Galieote | 39+ hours

Photoshop for Traditional Artists Chris Legaspi | 19+ hours

Elements of Traditional Composition Glenn Vilppu | 14+ hours

The John Asaro Approach to Oil Painting John Asaro | 5+ hours

Human Anatomy for Artists Rey Bustos | 17+ hours

Introduction to Classic Environment Illustration Gary Meyer | 18+ hours

Pastel Painting Atelier Ellen Eagle | 16+ hours

Oil Painting Atelier Juliette Aristides | 10+ hours

How to Design Creatures Carlos Huante | 9+ hours

Introduction to Animal Anatomy Joe Weatherly | 9+ hours

Creature Maquette Sculpting for Entertainment Jordu Schell | 11+ hours

Linear Perspective Master Course Erik Olson | 111+ hours

The Spirit of the Pose Karl Gnass | 28+ hours

An Introduction to Drawing for Beginners Heather Lenefsky | 18+ hours

The Sculptor's Funeral
Jason Arkles | Season 1

An Introduction to Painting with Steve Huston Steve Huston | 26+ hours


Stream Life-Changing Art Courses

Every New Masters Academy Subscription includes access to our ever-growing library of more than 1,200 hours of streaming art instruction. Check out some of our newest courses below.

Advanced Renaissance Figure Drawing
Glenn Vilppu | 13 hours

How to Draw the Costumed Figure
Bill Perkins | 34+ hours

The Portrait in Watercolor
Mark Westermoe | 9+ hours

An Introduction to Drawing for Beginners Heather Lenefsky | 18+ hours

Introduction to Landscape Painting Ben Fenske | 43+ hours

Complete Sight-Size Drawing Daniel Graves | 47+ hours

Drawing in Space Robert Bodem | 15+ hours

How to Draw Hands Kamille Corry | 10+ hours

How To Design Movie Posters Mark Westermoe | 19+ hours

Advanced Head Drawing Glenn Vilppu | 48+ hours

Head Drawing for Beginners Chris Legaspi | 68+ hours

An Observational Approach to the Portrait in Clay David Simon | 18+ hours

Introduction to Oil Painting for Beginners Charles Hu | 42+ hours

Contemporary Realism in Oils Hollis Dunlap | 18+ hours

How to Draw Animals Glenn Vilppu | 21+ hours

Modeling the Portrait in Clay for Beginners Johanna Schwaiger | 13+ hours

Sketching on Location Glenn Vilppu | 8+ hours

Watercolor/Gouache Sketchbook Steve Huston | 15+ hours

An Observational Approach to the Figure in Clay David Simon | 24+ hours

Russian Academic Drawing Approach Iliya Mirochnik | 51+ hours

Composition for Visual Artists Bill Perkins | 31+ hours

Color Theory Bootcamp Bill Perkins | 39+ hours

Constructive Figure Drawing Steve Huston | 44+ hours

Constructive Head Drawing Steve Huston | 29+ hours

Renaissance Head Drawing Glenn Vilppu | 30+ hours

Renaissance Figure Drawing Glenn Vilppu | 52+ hours

The Frank Reilly Drawing Method Mark Westermoe | 42+ hours

An Overview of Rendering Techniques Chris Legaspi | 7+ hours

Clay Modeling in the American Western Tradition Ed Fraughton | 29+ hours

Build Your Own Anatomy Figure Rey Bustos | 13+ hours

Finding Your Voice as an Artist Danny Galieote | 39+ hours

Photoshop for Traditional Artists Chris Legaspi | 19+ hours

Elements of Traditional Composition Glenn Vilppu | 14+ hours

The John Asaro Approach to Oil Painting John Asaro | 5+ hours

Human Anatomy for Artists Rey Bustos | 17+ hours

Introduction to Classic Environment Illustration Gary Meyer | 18+ hours

Pastel Painting Atelier Ellen Eagle | 16+ hours

Oil Painting Atelier Juliette Aristides | 10+ hours

How to Design Creatures Carlos Huante | 9+ hours

Introduction to Animal Anatomy Joe Weatherly | 9+ hours

Creature Maquette Sculpting for Entertainment Jordu Schell | 11+ hours

The Spirit of the Pose Karl Gnass | 28+ hours

Linear Perspective Master Course Erik Olson | 111+ hours

A Beginner’s Guide to Modeling in Clay Eric Michael Wilson | 13+ hours

The Sculptor's Funeral
Jason Arkles | Season 1

An Introduction to Painting Steve Huston | 26+ hours


Practice with Reference Images

Premium subscribers can download and practice with 35,000+ professional-quality reference images.

Landscapes and Environment

Portraits

Still Life Scenes

Animals

Costume & Drapery

Drawing Forms

Training Resources

Anatomy

Plaster Casts

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Practice with Reference Images

Premium subscribers can download and practice with 35,000+ professional-quality reference images

Master Artworks

Figure Poses

Movements of the Body

Landscapes and Environment

Portraits

Still Life Scenes

Animals

Costume & Drapery

Drawing Forms

Training Resources

Anatomy

Plaster Casts

Study Life-Like 3D Models  

Our one-of-a-kind 3D viewer let's you study anatomical models, Full-body life scans, Master sculptures, Conceptual models, and more, directly in your browser. You can move the camera, change the lighting setup and even change the scene and material properties.

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With your premium membership, you can practice with 30,000+ reference images and our 3D reference library.

BEST INSTRUCTORS

We find the best artists, so you don't have to. Learn from Masters who help Disney, Sony, Marvel, Blizzard Entertainment, etc. 

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When you become a subscriber, you get instant access to all courses. Annual plans start at $35/month.

INSTRUCTION FOR ALL LEVELS

Whether you are an absolute beginner or a working professional, we have the right level of instruction for you at our online art school.

THRIVING ARTIST COMMUNITY

Make connections, share your work, and discuss lessons on our community forums. Filled with other amazing artists with a passion to learn.

You Aren't in This Alone

One-on-One Coaching Need more guidance? Get portfolio reviews, personalized learning plans, career advice and more with add-on coaching plans.

Supportive Community Share your successes and struggles with a community of like-minded students who share your artistic goals on our public forums.

Active Social Groups All students get exclusive access to our thriving social media groups, where you can learn and build your network



Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is New Masters Academy? A. New Masters Academy is a learning website for artists. Like Netflix, you sign up for an affordable recurring subscription and you get access all of our video courses and reference materials.  

Q. Which courses are included with my subscription? A. Your subscription includes all courses (more than 1,200 hours of content!). You can watch them at any time and change between them as often as you want.  

Q. How much does a subscription cost? A. Standard Monthly subscriptions are $39 per month. Premium Monthly subscriptions are $49 per month. You can save with annually billed subscriptions. Learn more about the difference between Standard and Premium subscriptions here.

Q. What is the reference library? A. The New Masters Academy reference library provides you with more than 35,000 high-quality images for you to practice with, as wel as many 3D models for you to study from in our 3D viewer. Access to the reference library is only included with Premium Subscriptions. 

Q. Is New Masters Academy accredited? A. This is a learning resource that provides foundational art training that rivals that of traditional art schools. Your subscription does not provide a degree or college credit at this time. 

Q. Do I get feedback or critiques? A. Feedback and critiques are available through our optional coaching program. We also have a community forum, included with all subscriptions, where you can get feedback on your work from other students.  

Q. Are the video courses downloadable? A. Our videos are currently streaming-only but we are developing an app with this feature.

Q. What do I need to get started? A. For the best experience we recommend an internet-enabled device such as a laptop, smartphone, or tablet with the latest OS and browser.  

Q. Is New Masters Academy beginner friendly? A. Yes! We offer on-demand video courses for artists of all levels. Whether you have never sharpened a pencil or you are a working professional artist, NMA.art has appropriate art lessons for you.  

Q. What happens at the end of my free trial? A. At the end of your trial, you will automatically be billed for the first month or year of your subscription using the payment method you provide, and you will continue to be billed until you cancel your subscription.  

Q. Can I cancel before I’m billed? A. Yes. You can cancel your subscription any time before the end of your trial to avoid being billed.

Q. Can I change my subscription? A. During your trial, you may not change subscriptions. After your trial expires, you are free to change to any of our other membership plans.  

Q. Who is eligible for this free trial? A. This free trial is for new users only. Users with previous or existing memberships can still sign up, but will not receive the trial.  

Q. What is your refund policy? A. New Masters Academy does not offer refunds on membership subscriptions except in certain situations and jurisdictions.

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