Concept Art Master Academy

Get lifetime access to these master-level skills, processes and mindsets

Learn the professional mindset and step-by-step process that will lift you above the competition.

Being a professional digital artist is about more than just raw talent. It’s about having the professional habits, processes and mentality to produce—reliably stunning artwork.

This project based academy will teach you the key concepts that separate the artists who succeed from the countless ones who do not.

Work alongisde professional digital artists, Hardy Fowler, step-by-step as he provides coaching and instructor support.

Design Module

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Painting Module

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23 Full Projects

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Exercise Library

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The PROCESS

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Adding Value to your Art

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What's Included

  • 01 Design Module
  • 02 Painting Module
  • 03 23 Full Projects
  • 04 Exercise Library
  • 05 The PROCESS
  • 06 Adding Value to your Art

Design Module

Learn the principles, habits and tools that will have you conjuring brilliant concepts out of thin air.

No more staring at the blank canvas waiting for inspiration to strike! There is a process that pros use to develop solid ideas and beautiful concepts every time.

What's Included

  • 01 Design Module
  • 02 Painting Module
  • 03 23 Full Projects
  • 04 Exercise Library
  • 05 The PROCESS
  • 06 Adding Value to your Art

Painting Module

Create polished final paintings with realism, style and beauty to outshine the competition.

Let’s fill your portfolio with eye-catching work that art directors will pick. Let’s make your art undeniably awesome and stand out from the pack!

What's Included

  • 01 Design Module
  • 02 Painting Module
  • 03 23 Full Projects
  • 04 Exercise Library
  • 05 The PROCESS
  • 06 Adding Value to your Art

23 Full Projects

Choose from an extensive library of industry-focused projects to build out your portfolio.

Each project simulates a real-world assignment so you’ll be ready to tackle any challenge that the professional world will present.

What's Included

  • 01 Design Module
  • 02 Painting Module
  • 03 23 Full Projects
  • 04 Exercise Library
  • 05 The PROCESS
  • 06 Adding Value to your Art

Exercise Library

A comprehensive encyclopedia on how to paint virtually ANYTHING - step-by-step instructions down to every brush stroke.

From core concepts like value and texture all the way to advanced techniques for painting architecture, machinery, liquids and more!

What's Included

  • 01 Design Module
  • 02 Painting Module
  • 03 23 Full Projects
  • 04 Exercise Library
  • 05 The PROCESS
  • 06 Adding Value to your Art

The PROCESS

Demystify concept art! A concrete, professional process for creating reliably valuable and beautiful concept art - for any subject!

Characters, creatures, environments, vehicles, robots - the PROCESS is universal.

What's Included

  • 01 Design Module
  • 02 Painting Module
  • 03 23 Full Projects
  • 04 Exercise Library
  • 05 The PROCESS
  • 06 Adding Value to your Art

Adding Value to your Art

Mindset-changing concepts that will make your work more competitive and more attractive to clients and art directors - get picked and launch a career.

What Our Students Say

Chris Toth Concept Artist
“Your teaching style and the way you have created a cohesive and comprehensive course has provided me with more progress than my entire Game Art & Design degree. I feel like in the short time I've been doing this class I have gained so much.”
Tatiana Yamshanova Concept Artist
"Hardy's courses on concept art were just exactly what l needed. Step by step explanation of creative process, the essence of it, and interesting techniques which l didn't know of before. Following the instructions leads to the very result you want. If there is some problem, something you are stuck with he is always there to help with advice."
Diego Rodriguez Concept Artist
“It’s amazing how easy Hardy makes understanding principles in art that are helping me build up a better portfolio. Videos are really high quality and he even attaches a bunch of resources for each lesson. Definitely recommended!”

Who is Hardy?

Hardy Fowler is a concept artist and illustrator with over a decade of professional experience. Hardy has created scores of characters, environments, creatures, machines and more for dozens of entertainment industry clients including Disney and Games Workshop.

Hardy has been a professional digital painting teacher since 2016 and has helped tens of thousands of students make their art better with a simple philosophy - you get better at making art when you are inspired and having fun.

Course Curriculum


  Painting Module Intro
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  Paintings that Feel Alive
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  Concept Art Academy Recap
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