I’ve compiled a list of YouTube channels that I have found to be helpful with both career tips, studying, motivation and inspiration as an artist.
- Marie Forleo – Small Business Tips
- Will Terry – Illustration & Illustration Business
- Art Connection Academy – Art Careers and Portfolio Reviews
- Stephen Silver – Illustration Business, Contracts & Motivation
- Proko – Drawing Tutorials
- FZD School of Design – Concept Art Tutorials
- One Fantastic Week – Weekly interviews with high profile Fantasy Illustrators
- Bobby Chiu – Illustration Livestreams & Motivation
Marie Forleo is passionate about teaching business with a focus on small business. She’s upbeat and has a lot of good videos with tips on how you can improve your small business.
Will Terry is a Children’s Book illustrator who also runs an online art school. He is passionate about teaching and helping illustrators. If you’re into children’s illustration his YouTube channel is an absolute must, but it’s also very helpful for other areas of illustration.
Interviews and portfolio reviews by high profile artists who have made it big in the industry.
Stephen Silver is a high profile animation artists who has worked for Cartoon Network, he recently started his own art school The Silver Drawing Academy. His YouTube channel is loaded with motivation and career information for artists.
Stan Prokopenko teaches the fundamentals of drawing in an easy to grasp format.
This one is for the Concept Art interested. Lot of good info on the world of concept art.
Illustrators Sam Flegal and Pete Mohrbacher do weekly interviews with high profile Fantasy illustrators.
The driving force behind Schoolism.com – an online art school. Bobby Chiu is passionate about inspiring and motivating artists.
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