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Online Art Program

Drawing Foundations

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

Grow your creative thinking and drawing skills by exploring a variety of drawing mediums, techniques, and styles. Lessons are based on the elements of art and principles of design.

A sneak peek into our weekly live online Drawing Foundations class.

Online Art Class Details


🟩 Level 1

Level 1 is an easy and fun way for complete beginners to learn the drawing fundamentals with additional art techniques for intermediate students.

You’ll build your basic drawing skills, learn the elements and principles of art, and practice drawing 2D/3D forms by combining shapes step-by-step. Project examples:

  • Drawing nature and animals

  • How to simplify objects into shapes

  • Sketching and composing a picture

  • Illustrating scenes and stories

  • How to colour and choose colours

  • How to draw things in perspective

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 (previously Realistic Drawing) is designed for intermediate to advanced students. Explore different drawing materials, step-by-step techniques, and styles each week.

You'll gain consistent practice and feel confident in advanced drawing skills including blending and shading to master the art of realism. Project examples:

  • Realistic people and animals

  • Landscapes and environments

  • How to draw clothing and fabric

  • Composing and designing a still life

  • Perspective and structure drawing

  • Rendering and colouring techniques

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

Are you interested in building your drawing skills with weekly classes? If you love to draw and want to learn more techniques that will help your art flourish, this program is designed for you! Learn how to draw from a professional artist in small online classes and get personalised guidance on your artwork! The instructor will share references to keep each class fresh, fun, and fascinating.

🕒 Most drawings will be completed in the 1.5-hour classes, but there may be 2-week projects. 

📥 You’ll have the option of sharing your progress and checking in for live feedback. If you need additional time to finish your artwork after the live class, you’re also encouraged to share your finished drawings to Google Classroom to get written feedback from your instructor.

🗓️ Drawing 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!

Drawing 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

  • Pencil (HB)/ Pencil Set

  • Pencil Sharpener

  • Eraser

  • Ruler

  • Sketchbook / Drawing Paper

  • Coloured Pencils

  • Black Ball Point Pen

Optional: Markers

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 Schedule (Eastern 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.

Drawing Foundations: Beginner vs. Intermediate Projects

drawing of The Great Wave with Ghibli characters
Learn how to draw nature, animals, and people using simple shapes.
realistic drawing of bird anatomy in pencil and coloured pencil
Draw realistic people and animals using shading and colouring.

🎁 Trial Art Classes for New Students

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

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