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


Fall 2020 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.


Digital Illustration:
Character Creation

Ages 11-18
Saturdays, 9–10:30 am EST
Oct. 3–Nov. 21, 2020


Anime Art & Technology
Ages 11-18
Saturdays, 11:30 am–1 am EST
Oct. 3–Nov. 21, 2020



Visual Storytelling:
Art, Comics & Manga

Ages 11-18
Saturdays, 1:30–3:00 pm EST
Oct. 3–Nov. 21, 2020


Video Production
Ages 11-18
Saturdays, 9:30–11 am EST
Oct. 3–Nov. 21, 2020



Adult Intro to Drawing George Mason University School of ArtsIntro to Drawing
for Adults & Teens

Ages 16-Adults
Saturdays, 10 am–noon EST
Oct. 3–Oct. 24, 2020