Located in Silicon Valley - California, our goal is to empower users from toddlers to seniors, artists to scientists, and everyone in between, to explore the world of digital art using their mobile devices.
Art is fun. It opens the door to new universes. Using your mobile device to create art not only gives you a portable canvas and sketch book, it’s free of mess and the apps cost less than a cup of good coffee.
We provide online and live instructional seminars and workshops, one-on-one instruction and mobile art instruction classes that span the gamut of artistic ability, from the beginning artists taking their first steps, to experienced creators who want to explore the universe of digital art.
Our instructors are master mobile artists with a passion for empowering others to experience the joy of creating art on their mobile device.
Learn the best apps for painting and schetching on iOS and Android mobile devices along with the basics of digital painting and drawing techniques.
Create Amazing Drawings and Paintings on your iPad with the Procreate App! Using an iPad to draw or paint is much cl...Learn More
Learn digital art tools for creating masterpieces on your Android or iOS mobile device. Welcome to the Basics of Inf...Learn More
ArtRage for Beginners: Learn the Basics of the App and Digital Painting Techniques. ArtRage gives you real world pai...Learn More
"This drop-dead gorgeous app for digital artists packs a rich feature set into a surprisingly intuitive interface." -...Learn More
Learn Snapseed - a complete and professional photo editor developed by Google.Learn More
This course will teach you how to paint beautiful painting on your iPad with ArtStudio. The course includes step by s...Learn More
Drawing digitally doesn't have to involve a lot of expensive tools like the Wacom tablet or a Cintiq. If you have an ...Learn More
Jim begins his presentation with his middle school's motto of "All work must be beautiful." He is a teacher at a publ...Learn More
For Hamilton Cline, drawing is his passion, but during the day you will find him at the Academy of Art University in ...Learn More
These courses focus on a theme or technique and require to be familiar with the apps used by the expert instructor
In this course, I will be taking you step-by-step through the entire process of creating a portrait painting using th...Learn More
Love to paint outdoors? Haven’t yet because schlepping traditional tools and equipment is holding you back? Come with...Learn More
Is it Hard for You to Sell Your Art? Do you think that being a good sales person requires you to be pushy or manipul...Learn More
Start with our FREE classes. Learn to create beautiful cards for your loved ones.
Art is fun. It opens the door to new universes. Using your mobile device to create art not only gives you a portable ...Learn More
Learn to create beautiful Hanukkah Holiday Card using app ArtSet from one of our expert Instructor Jeannie Mecorney...Learn More
Learn to create holiday cards using the app Procreate from our expert instructor Caroline Mustard This course has 4 ...Learn More
Get to know different apps and techniques and how to best utilize them for your creative process.
An illustrated step by step lesson that guides you through drawing portraits from start to finish.
Take great photos on the go when you don’t have your best equipment with you.
Love nature? Learn how to draw the great outdoors and landscapes with a lesson on drawing landscapes outside.
Learn to create animation without writing a single line of code. 2D, 3D, stop-motion and more.
Learn to use vector design tools to create your own professional graphics and logos.
"Mobile Art Academy facilitated a professional development day for our visual art instructors, where they experienced the technical and aesthetic range of Fine Art using combinations of mobile apps. The presentation was engaging and reviews were excellent. "
"Mobile Art Academy instructors teach digital art by incorporating the art concepts needed to enrich each lesson. I'm drawing and painting again for the first time in years; they have given me back my art!"
"If you want to awaken your creative self in a different way the Mobile Art Academy team will gently motivate and walk you through different techniques, each has their own style that will keep you coming back for more, and before you know it, your creative side is in full bloom. "
Our instructors have combined art experience of more than 50 years
Caroline Mustard is the co-founder of Mobile Art Academy. She has a BA in Fine Arts and is an accomplished artist with years of experience in art direction and digital painting. Caroline leads the our education initiative and has been featured in Fast Company, Apple, CREATE CA
Sumit Vishwakarma is the founder of Mobile Art Academy and curator of mDAC Summit. He has been featured speaker at Macworld, National Creativity Summit, TEDx, Apple, California Art Council, Autodesk and iCreate UK.
Jeannie spent over 25 years as a graphic designer in film, animation, print, television and created curriculum and taught digital painting. She loves studio and en plein air painting and taking her digital tablet and phone wherever she goes.
We are partnering with a few of our fellow artists who are experts in their genre. They will be delivering masterclasses.
Kyle Lambert is a British-born illustrator and artist who is known for his striking digital illustration work in the entertainment industry.
Yulia is an expert mobile photographer who exclusively uses her mobile phone for all her artwork. Featured in various galleries worldwide.
Adam is a British fine artist who specializes in using new light-based technologies alongside traditional techniques and medium to create his vibrant paintings.
Corliss is an internationally recognized artist for her work in several media, including watercolor, oil, and now digital painting using iPads.
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Interested in Mobile / iPad Art? We have created a guide listing all the major art apps with key differentiators to get you started with Mobile Digital Art.
(Fill the form and get the guide. You will also get an email with the download link so its always with you :-)