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Our goal is to give you the equivalent or better education you would get at a prestigious Art Academy or University. Or by taking private workshops with top professional artists.


Tuition and fees for an Art Academy such as the  Master of Fine Art program at the Academy of Art University San Francisco for a will cost you  $20,797 per year.

If you travel long distance to learn from a top professional painter, a week-long workshop will cost between $1,800 and $2,500 including tuition, travel, food and lodging.

Apprentice Membership

Only $9.25 /wk*

Billed at $39/ Month

Join 820+ Happy Virtual Art Academy Members

Billed monthly. Your credit card will be billed automatically each month until cancelled.

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Suitable for all levels

Access to 192 Lessons, 200+ Videos, 58 eBooks & 350 Assignments

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* The subscription price is currently shown in USD but will appear in your own currency. This is only a guide, your credit card company will perform the currency conversion. VAT will be added for Eurozone customers. Please note, your credit card statement will show FASTSPRING, not Virtual Art Academy, since they are handling the billing for us.


Frequently Asked Questions

Will I still be able to access my lessons if I cancel?


If you cancel your academy membership before the 48 months, you will not be able to access the academy materials.

Is my credit card information secure?


We do not store your credit card information on our server. All of our transactions are handled by FastSpring, Bright Market, LLC of Santa Barbara, California and Bicester, England who adhere to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard and are regularly audited to ensure the highest levels of data security.

Do you offer refunds?


There are no refunds for past payments. However if you find the academy does not work for you if you cancel your membership you will have nothing further to pay. This means there is absolutely no risk to you.

Have any questions?


If you have any questions about our pricing or want to know any further details about the course please contact us and let us know how we can help.

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