Steve Rude - "Excellent products from a stunning variety of top-notch artists. You will gain much from their study."
Loopy Dave - "The lineup is fantastic - full of artists who's work I admire. Very excited to be part of this new project!"
Charlie Bowater - "I loved the first projects and this one is shaping up to be even better!"
Warren Louw - "The lineup of talent in this project is awesome! I'm so happy to be part of it."
About the Project:
21 Draw University is a premium online learning platform with tutorials by top industry artists who have worked for companies like Disney, Marvel, Dreamworks, DC and more.
The biggest problem with most online learning tools today is that usually only one artist will cover one particular art subject. For example, one artist will cover anatomy, another will cover character design and so on. You are only given one opinion on that specific topic.
If you've followed our hugely successful previous projects you'll know that we love to see how different artists approach the same subject, in order to give you more options to develop your own style and voice in that area.
Imagine a platform where you could compare how your favorite artists approach concepts like anatomy, perspective, character design, composition, cityscapes/landscapes and more. You would learn how to draw something in more than one way, making you a better artist in general, but also helping you grow and explore new ways of tackling challenging areas. Enter our new project, 21 Draw University!
This is the ONLY online learning platform that allows you to learn from your favourite artists in this way!
21 Draw University offers you premium art based training for people of all ages and abilities to find the inspiration to pick up a pencil and draw! We're creating a beautiful new and exciting online university offering courses on the following subjects:
Fundamentals of Comics
Meet the artists!
Steve Rude: Winner of multiple Eisner Awards, and arguably one of the top comic book artists of all time, he needs no introduction.
Loopy Dave: A one of a kind illustrator hailing from Australia. An instantly recognizable style, matching wit and mastery of craft to create spectacular images.
Charlie Bowater: An inspiring concept artist and illustrator. Having produced amazing work for our last 2 projects, she is back by popular demand :)
Warren Louw: One of the most celebrated artists from South Africa. Well recognized for his sublime renditions of beautiful women and a perfectionist in his digital illustrations, he is constantly in demand!
Gerardo Sandoval: A kick ass Mexican artist that currently draws for Marvel Comics and other big names. He worked on our previous 2 projects and we're delighted to have him back!
Randy Bishop: Randy is an highly talented artist with a massive global following. A passionate story teller and a sought after character designer and illustrator.
Genzoman: An exciting illustrator and fantasy painter whose impressive work makes anyone’s eyes cling to their screen. Well known for his work on World of Warcraft, his talents are a real asset to this project.
The CHAMBA: Jeffrey Cruz, known to many as the CHAMBA is one of the art community's most loved and recognizable artists. Over the years, his art has garnered worldwide attention and drawn the eye of major companies, including Marvel, Disney, DC, and Capcom, and his positive, welcoming personality has created a legion of fans around the globe.
We are a group of international artists with headquarters in Sweden and main operations in the US, UK and EU.
Our first crowdfunded project made over $150,000 on Indiegogo in May 2014. Our second project made $200,000 in October 2015 and had over 2,000 backers.
Our backers asked us for a new project and actively worked with us to develop 21 Draw University. The idea came from you and the artistic community, so we hope you'll like it!
By using online interactive tutorials you will be able to delve really deeply this time, exploring everything from anatomy to world building, giving you incredibly detailed process tutorials from the world's greatest artists. You can compare and contrast how the artists approach common artistic concepts, helping you improve or recap your skills.
Our experience from our last projects means we have a great logistics system in place, so we can get your courses to you as quickly as possible.
More Amazing Artists!
Dave Bardin: Dave Bardin is an awesome freelance illustrator, with a style heavily influenced by animation. You're sure to have seen his expressive, light-hearted recreations of classic heroes and villains!
Michael Bills: Michael Bills is a well known concept artist with a remarkable style. His impressive environment design skills and character design abilities make him a real treasure on this project.
Kenneth Anderson: Kenneth Anderson is a professional character designer and illustrator based in the United Kingdom. His large fan base and impressive portfolio has led to worldwide attention and drawn the attention of major companies, including BBC and Disney.
David Rosel: David is an outstanding concept artist and character designer. His unique style is instantly recognizable, blending skill and imagination to make exceptional images that leave a lasting impression.
Full artist list can be seen below!
Our artist's clients include...
Our 2 books were highly successful crowdfunded campaigns. Illustrator's Guidebook has detailed tutorials by a huge array of amazing artists. 21 Draw has artwork by 100 famous artists.
You get an awesome community LIVE STREAM session with an artist of your choice on a topic of your choice with a questions and answer session. Everyone in the community will choose the artist together.
You get a second awesome community LIVE STREAM session with an artist of your choice on a topic of your choice with a questions and answer session. Everyone in the community will choose the artist together.
This one's a secret! But here's a hint. It's probably gonna be something you really love and it's probably gonna be released a bit after the main university goes live.
If you have any questions you can contact us in the following ways:
Email: email@example.com (Best option)
Website: www.21-draw.com (You can see our previous books here)
Risks and challenges
The biggest risk is making sure that we make the best online university and get it to you on time. We learned alot from our last projects and have gained alot of experience. We also have a great network of top industry artists that we've worked with before and who can get great work to us on time! We've also set up an awesome logistics and production system so we can get all phases of the university completed and get it to you as quickly as possible. We have a great website designer, production manager and customer service teams waiting to get started. Most importantly, we've also started the production phases and have detailed schedules in place that will allow us to get your courses to you on time. We are serious when we say that YOU will love your courses or YOU get your money back. Thanks!Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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