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Learn the fundamentals from the superheroes of art.

Academy Award winners. Best-selling authors. World-renowned creative professionals. Meet all the NMA Instructors.

Glenn Vilppu

Glenn Vilppu

Internationally renowned draftsman, painter, and instructor whose books and DVDs are used by universities, art schools, and independent students around the world; he has had over 20 one-man shows and is represented in collections throughout the US, Canada, and Europe.

Larissa Marantz

Larissa Marantz

Larissa Marantz is an illustrator and character designer based out of Southern California. She worked as a character designer for Nickelodeon's Rocket Power and Rugrats TV shows and has published several illustrated children's books.

Steve Huston

Steve Huston

Internationally renowned artist who has taught at Disney, Warner Brothers, Dreamworks Studios, Art Center College of Design, and many more.

Bill Perkins

Bill Perkins

Art Director for Walt Disney Feature Animation; his popular works are The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, as well as the Academy Award-Winning film Aladdin.

Juliette Aristides

Juliette Aristides

A realist painter, author, and founder of the Classical Atelier at Gage Academy of Fine Art in Seattle, WA; her work has been featured in Art Connoisseur, American Art Collector, American Artist, and Gulf Connoisseur Magazine.

Joseph Todorovitch

Joseph Todorovitch

An award-winning contemporary painter who has been in several group and solo shows at the Maxwell Alexander Gallery in Los Angles, CA; he currently teaches portrait and figure painting at Laguna College of Art and Design.

Ben Fenske

Ben Fenske

A professional painter whose works hold the spirit of the 19th and 20th-century impressionist; he studied at the Russian Academy of Art, the Florence Academy of Art, and the Studio of Joseph Paquet in Minnesota.

Student Work

Johanna Schwaiger

A sculptor and art instructor who has shown at the Galerie Schloss Wiespach in Salzburg; she was invited to be one of the forty worldwide selected sculptors who created the biggest Mahatma Gandhi Memorial in Mumbai, India.

Student Work

Stapleton Kearns

A professional Plein-Air painter working in the New England tradition, who has received many awards from the Rockport Art Association, The Guild of Boston Artists, and American Artists Association.

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All the reference you need to master your craft

Hone your skills with more than 50,000 artist-quality reference images of figure poses, master artwork, and more.

Step into the future of art reference with 3D models

Our interactive 3D viewer lets you study anatomical models, full-body life scans, master sculptures, conceptual models, and more, directly in your browser.

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Share your successes and struggles with a community of like-minded students who share your artistic goals on our public forums and Discord chat server.

Interactive Live Streams

All students get exclusive access to our weekly live stream events and member-only perks including downloadable reference materials and instructor critiques. View upcoming live streams.

Frequently asked questions

What is New Masters Academy (NMA)?

New Masters Academy is a learning website for artists. Like Netflix, you sign up for an affordable recurring subscription and you get access to all of our video courses and reference materials.

Which courses are included with my subscription?

Your subscription includes all courses (more than 2,000 hours of content!). You can watch them at any time and change between them as often as you want.

What is the reference library?

The New Masters Academy reference library provides you with more than 50,000 high-quality images for you to practice with, as well as many 3D models for you to study from in our 3D viewer. Access to the reference library is only included with Premium Subscriptions.

Do I get feedback or critiques?

Feedback and critiques are available through our interactive live classes, included with all subscriptions, and also through our optional coaching program. We also have a community forum, included with all subscriptions, where you can get feedback on your work from other students.

Who is eligible for this free trial?

This free trial is for new users only. Users with previous or existing memberships can still sign up, but will not receive the trial.

What do I need to get started?

For the best experience, we recommend an internet-enabled device such as a laptop, smartphone, or tablet with the latest OS and browser.

Is New Masters Academy beginner-friendly?

Yes! We offer on-demand video courses for artists of all levels. Whether you have never sharpened a pencil or you are a working professional artist, has appropriate art lessons for you.

What happens at the end of my free trial?

At the end of your trial, you will automatically be billed for the first month or year of your subscription using the payment method you provide, and you will continue to be billed until you cancel your subscription.

Can I change my subscription?

During your trial, you may not change subscriptions. After your trial expires, you are free to change to any of our other membership plans.

What is your refund policy?

You will be notified three days before any automatically renewing charge. New Masters Academy does not offer refunds on membership subscriptions except in certain situations and jurisdictions.