Online Art Courses
OUR ONLINE COURSES IN DRAWING, PAINTING, AND MORE PROVIDE YOU WITH THE STRUCTURE YOUR SKILL GROWTH NEEDS AND THE FLEXIBILITY THAT YOUR BUSY SCHEDULE DEMANDS
From establishing strong foundational drawing skills to finding your personal voice in your art, our online lessons are designed to not only instruct, but to guide you in your learning journey. Our classes are perfect for beginners as well as experienced students. Choose one of several customizable online art curriculums to help you navigate our hundreds of hours of instructional video lessons and utilize our downloadable PDF workbooks to receive feedback from our team on your progress. Study around your schedule, with access to all content from the moment you enroll. If you find yourself struggling with a particular lesson or concept, our grading team is ready to assist along the way. You can even upgrade your subscription to a personalized mentorship with one of our senior instructors, and watch your skills grow under their close guidance.
JOIN US IN PERSON AT OUR ON-LOCATION ATELIER, AND ACCELERATE YOUR LEARNING
Located in the beautiful beach community of Encinitas, California, our brick and mortar school offers students the opportunity to train with our renowned art instructors in person. Learn usable skills to help you attain your goals, while studying in a classical Atelier environment. With class sizes limited to only fifteen individuals, you’ll receive the personalized attention you deserve. Join us for our ten week terms, or plan a shorter visit and participate in one of our workshops or boot camps. If in person options aren't for you, choose one of our multiple video curriculums! With courses on figure drawing, landscape painting and more, our online art videos are easy to follow and helpful.
Live Streaming Courses
WATCH OUR BRICK AND MORTAR CLASSES LIVE, AND PARTICIPATE IN THE COURSE FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR OWN HOME.
Bring the Atelier itself into your home, and give your online studies the boost they need. Watch weekly live instructor demonstrations from the Atelier classes themselves on your laptop, desktop, or mobile device. Join in in the digital classroom atmosphere by chatting with your fellow live stream students during the instructor demonstrations. Receive new photo references of the Atelier’s models each week, and submit your drawings for a personalized, video traceover from your instructor. Give yourself the personalized hands on instruction you need to overcome your hurdles and grow your skills to new heights.
Student works from the Online and Atelier program
Give yourself the structured learning experience you deserve
NOW IS THE TIME TO BUILD A STRONGER FOUNDATION AND TO REACH FURTHER WITH YOUR SKILLS
With over 20 years experience teaching thousands of students at the Watts Atelier, Jeff Watts has prepared an unprecedented program based on the traditions of the masters. Let us be a part of your artistic learning journey, and give yourself the instruction you need to meet your professional and personal goals.