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Online Art Program

Digital Art Foundations

Choose your level:
Level 1: Beginner - Intermediate
Level 2: Intermediate - Advanced

Learn the digital art fundamentals needed to design character art, build backgrounds, draw realistic objects & more techniques using your computer, iPad, or tablet. Level 1 classes are taught step-by-step and suitable for beginners. Level 2 classes are designed for intermediate to advanced students.

A sneak peek into our weekly live online Digital Art Foundations class.

Online Art Class Details


🟩 Level 1

Level 1 is an easy and fun way for total beginners to get introduced to drawing software and start developing their digital art techniques. If you’ve casually dabbled in digital art before, this class is a great way to explore more techniques.

You’ll build your digital drawing skills step by step and practice art fundamentals using the Medibang drawing app (or an app of your choice if you're already familiar). Project examples:

  • Basic-intermediate digital art tools and functions

  • Choosing colours and applying them naturally

  • How to use and organize layers

  • Digital art terminology and file types

  • Blending and realistic lighting effects

  • Clean up tips for smoother lineart

If you start a class and feel like it is too challenging or not challenging enough, we will transfer you to another level and waive any admin fees.

🟨 Level 2

Level 2 is for advanced students who want to advance their digital art skills and create professional-level art.

You'll practice digital tools and shortcuts while working on advanced projects such as character design, comics, background art and illustration! Project examples:

  • Character design

  • Background art

  • Digital illustration (ie. comics)

  • Realistic digital painting techniques

  • Shading, lighting, and digital textures

  • Drawing stylized figures and portraits

If you start a class and feel like it is too challenging or not challenging enough, we will transfer you to another level and waive any admin fees.

🔎 Virtual Class Details

Want to explore the world of digital art and draw using technology? This virtual art class will guide you through all of the steps you need to create art digitally. Learn how to make digital art from professional artists in small online classes and get personalised guidance on your artwork.

🕒 Most digital art projects will be completed in the 1.5-hour classes, but some assignments may take 2 or more weeks. 

📥 You are encouraged to share your progress and screen share during class for personalised feedback or submit to Google Classroom for written feedback from your instructor if you need additional time to finish your artwork after the live class.

🗓️ Digital Art Foundations is a live virtual art class that is weekly and ongoing throughout the year. It is also offered as a weekly recorded learning option, an online course, and a seasonal daily camp.

🔑 Consistent practice is key to growth and improvement, so most students enrol for a full term and continue learning with us for years. 

Projects rarely repeat, although we do revamp your favourite projects. You can start anytime!

Digital Art Foundations is a great online art enrichment program for artists of all ages from 9 to 99. The program is designed to complement Canadian school curriculum guidelines and is structured and thoughtfully planned every term using our unique teaching method and the latest art trends and design innovations.

✍ Art Materials

Digital Art class demos are done live on MediBang Paint Pro, a free digital painting app we recommend for beginners. Check out our MediBang Video Tutorial to see what it can do. You may also use any app of your choice – as long as you’re familiar with the tools and functions like layers, blending modes, and how to transform.

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Recommended Hardware:

Equipment for Virtual Art Classes: 

For the best online experience, we recommend using a webcam and mic so our teacher may provide instant feedback. Students without a webcam/mic may use text chat, and get individual feedback online through Google Classrooms.


4 - 12 students

All Ages 9+

Attend Live or Access Recordings

Virtual Class Pricing 

Live classes occur weekly and camps occur daily. Online video course pricing varies (see course page)Class recordings are sent for all absences. All Program Pricing

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Base Rate
Full Term
10 Lesson Flex Pack
5 Lesson Flex Pack
$34 / lesson
$29 / lesson (save 15%)
$306 (save 10%)
$162 (save 5%)

*Prices listed in USD and applicable taxes are included. Program subject to change/cancellation.

Base Rate
Full Term Rate
5 Lesson Pack
10 Lesson Pack
$34 / lesson
$29 / lesson (save 15%)
$162 (save 5%)
$306 (save 10%)
Get class recordings to learn on your own time and upload artwork for feedback. Learn more
NEW Recorded Learning Option SAVE 25%
Class Details
Program Details
Learn on your own time
MON 5:00 - 6:30 PM ET
SAT 12:30 - 2:00 PM ET
WEEKDAYS 10:30 - 12:00 PM ET

Class Schedule (Eastern Time)

Date & Time
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WEEKDAYS 10:30 - 12:00 PM ET
MON 5:00 - 6:30 PM ET
SAT 12:30 - 2:00 PM ET
Learn on your own time

See the program schedule for all lessons at a glance.

See the program schedule 

for all lessons at a glance.

Have more questions? See our FAQ Section.

100% Success Guarantee 

We're confident that our students will see great improvement if they consistently try their best in class. If you find our learning experience is not a good fit, we'll issue you a refund.

Digital Art Foundations: Beginner vs. Intermediate Projects

digital drawing of skull-shaped candleholder and magical book
Discover digital art tools including layers, shading, and blending modes.
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Apply digital painting techniques to create realistic and stylized artwork.

🎁 Trial Art Classes for New Students

First time here? New students get two virtual classes for the price of one!

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