Due to COVID-19 our staff is tele-working. For questions, email academy@gmu.edu. All private lessons and classes are now online.

Visual Art Classes Online

Spring 2021 Registration is Open!



Be creative and explore drawing, animation, character design, and more in a supportive environment. Students will learn theories and techniques in a mix of live-stream classes, self-paced learning assignments, individual or group creative projects, and one-on-one coaching. All classes can be taken multiple times so students can enjoy creating art in different forms, with a wide variety of materials, and continue improving their skills. See All Spring Classes by Ages >>

Interactive Online Experience—Students will develop artistic skills through live-streamed interactive classes, collaborating with other students and our engaging instructors.

Short Sessions—Our classes range from 4-6 weeks allowing families more flexibility to try a variety of classes.

Exciting New Topics—Our spring classes are perfect for beginners to expand their skills, and alumni are welcome to repeat the class as new materials will be presented!


Digital Illustration: Story Creation
Ages 11-18
Saturdays, 9–10 am EST
Feb. 20–Mar. 27, 2021
6 weeks


The Art of Digital Editing
Ages 11-18
Saturdays, 11 am –12 pm EST
Feb. 20–Mar. 27, 2021
6 weeks

Photography for the 21st Century
Ages 13-18
Tuesdays, 3–4 pm EST
Feb. 16–Mar. 23, 2021
6 weeks


Intro to Drawing:
Landscapes in Season

Ages 16-Adults
Saturdays, 10–11:30 am EST
Mar. 6–Mar. 27, 2021
4 weeks