Do you have to be over 18 to take the classes?
There is an age limit for the Figure drawing and Figure paintings class because of nude models. For our other class we don't have an age limit but the students in our classes are usually college students and professionals. Please contact us for any questions and concerns if you are enrolling for anyone under the age of 18.
What is the workload like for each class?
Students can expect 5-15 hours of homework every week for most classes, with most classes having critiques every week.
How many students are in each class?
We will have a maximum of 10-12 students in each class. Average class size range from 6-10. Online classes can have up to 20 Students depending on the class.
Which classes do you recommend for beginners?
If you want to focus on character design: Intro to Digital Painting/Figure Drawing/Figure Painting -> Character Design/CharacterCraft/Intro to Illustration
If you want to focus on environment and props: Intro to Digital Painting ->Environment Design/Hard Surface Design/Intro to Production Modeling
Do you offer 3d art classes?
We do offer 3d art classes. Depending on the schedule it can be online or offline.
Do you offer online courses?
We do offer some online courses. The plan is to offer 2-3 online courses every term.
Can I sign up for an on-site class but take the class online by streaming in?
It depends on which class but some instructors are sometimes open to it. Please email us at contact@theworkshopacademy if that’s something you want to do.
Is the Workshop Academy accredited?
The Workshop Academy is not an accredited school but we believe you don't need a degree to work in the entertainment industry. What matters the most is your portfolio.
Will I be able to get a job after I take the classes?
We can't guarantee that you will get a job by taking the classes. Getting a job in the industry requires years of hard work and getting to know the right people. We believe taking our classes will help you build a stronger portfolio and meet industry professionals.
How come I can only contact the school through email?
All of the instructors work during the weekdays so contacting us through email or discord is the best way. If you have any questions please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Workshop Academy 2019 Terms of Service
Students can get a 100% refund 2 weeks before the first class begins.
50% refund a week before the first class.
Less than a week before class begins, there is no refund. The reason for such a strict policy is because it's hard for us to fill a spot if there is a last minute cancellation.
Material and Equipment Policy
We do not provide PC workstations or software for the 2D classes with the exception of the Digital Painting class. We do provide PCs for the 3D classes. Other art materials such as drawing boards, paper and pencil are not provided. Easels and art benches are provided.
Course Cancellation Policy
We reserve the right to cancel any course or workshop if there isn't enough sign ups or the instructor can't teach the course. If we have to cancel the whole course before it begins, the students will get a full refund.
If the instructor can't make it to a class, we will have a qualified substitute ready.
Students are required to submit their correct name & phone number when they pay for the class. This will allow us to properly enroll each student and be able to contact them during emergencies or class cancellations.
Please be respectful to everyone in class. We do not tolerate any discrimination or harassment in anyway. We reserve the right to remove anyone from the school.
The Workshop Academy is not responsible for any loss or damage to personal belongings that might occur in or near the premise of the school.
We reserve the right to use the students and instructors work/likeness in class for promotional purposes for the school. Pictures and/or videos of the class in progress could be taken for promotional purposes. Taking a picture or recording a figure model is not allowed unless you get their permission.
By enrolling into a course or workshop at The Workshop Academy, you are acknowledging that you have read and understand The Workshop Academy's Terms of Service and agree to abide by all rules and regulations set forth.