Digital Painting Studio Pro

Design remarkable portfolio pieces—with detail and imagination.

Subscribe for $39 per month

Advanced painting techniques for stand-out portfolios

This course takes you above and beyond the basics—to give your work the polish and edge that truly defines a professional digital artist. This course will allow you to produce stunning portfolio projects, based on your own specialized, deep-dive mastery of each concept art discipline.

Get wow-factor results fast. You won't believe what you are capable of!

Painting Environments

Free Trial: Painting Environments

Concept Art Architecture

Free Trial: Concept Art Architecture

Painting Characters

Free Trial: Painting Characters

Concept Art Character Design

Free Trial: Character Design

Painting Creatures

Free Trial: Painting Creatures

Painting Machines

Free Trial: Painting Machines

Art Professional

Free Trial: Art Professional

What's Included

  • 01 Painting Environments
  • 02 Concept Art Architecture
  • 03 Painting Characters
  • 04 Concept Art Character Design
  • 05 Painting Creatures
  • 06 Painting Machines
  • 07 Art Professional

Painting Environments

Learn to paint captivating and imaginative natural environments. These in-demand skills are a must have for any aspiring concept artist. Get amazing results fast with Hardy’s method and build attention grabbing portfolio pieces.

What's Included

  • 01 Painting Environments
  • 02 Concept Art Architecture
  • 03 Painting Characters
  • 04 Concept Art Character Design
  • 05 Painting Creatures
  • 06 Painting Machines
  • 07 Art Professional

Concept Art Architecture

Design and paint man-made environments that make you want to explore. Create vast cities, epic castles and moody interiors. Game and film industry clients are always looking for portfolios showing these skills.

What's Included

  • 01 Painting Environments
  • 02 Concept Art Architecture
  • 03 Painting Characters
  • 04 Concept Art Character Design
  • 05 Painting Creatures
  • 06 Painting Machines
  • 07 Art Professional

Painting Characters

Learn fundamental character design skills, rich with personality, backstory and detail. Learn to render characters with style, realism and attitude.

What's Included

  • 01 Painting Environments
  • 02 Concept Art Architecture
  • 03 Painting Characters
  • 04 Concept Art Character Design
  • 05 Painting Creatures
  • 06 Painting Machines
  • 07 Art Professional

Concept Art Character Design

Learn master level character design and rendering skills. Stand out from the competition with these incredibly valuable, top tier skills. Learn what art directors are looking for, how to assemble a character portfolio and how to take your character art from good to great. These are the skills that convert clients.

What's Included

  • 01 Painting Environments
  • 02 Concept Art Architecture
  • 03 Painting Characters
  • 04 Concept Art Character Design
  • 05 Painting Creatures
  • 06 Painting Machines
  • 07 Art Professional

Painting Creatures

Design and render monsters, aliens, dragons and all sorts of fun beasties in this incredible course. Learn how to make your creature designs seem authentic and alive, learn how to use color and design principles to evoke the right reaction from your viewer. Fill your portfolio with eye-popping creature designs and the art directors will find you!

What's Included

  • 01 Painting Environments
  • 02 Concept Art Architecture
  • 03 Painting Characters
  • 04 Concept Art Character Design
  • 05 Painting Creatures
  • 06 Painting Machines
  • 07 Art Professional

Painting Machines

Design and render vehicles, robots, weapons and ships! An essential pillar of any concept art portfolio. Design with style and purpose and render your concepts to portfolio perfection.

What's Included

  • 01 Painting Environments
  • 02 Concept Art Architecture
  • 03 Painting Characters
  • 04 Concept Art Character Design
  • 05 Painting Creatures
  • 06 Painting Machines
  • 07 Art Professional

Art Professional

Career launching business skills. OK, so your work is awesome - what now? This course is the ultimate guide to success for any creative professional. Learn about time management, valuing yourself, client interaction, marketing, breaking into the industry, money and so much more. All of the things that I wish I knew when I was first starting out.

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.

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.