Nik Axe provides Art Mentorship to aspiring and professional artists covering a wide range of topics. Axe’ specialty is figure drawing and character design.

  • This is for a four hour block of Art Mentorship with Nik Axe. A partial list of the topics covered within Mentorship*:
    • Theory
      • Picture Plane
      • Line/Shape
      • Light/Shadow
      • Mark-making
    • The Figure
      • Gesture
      • Anatomy (Skeleton)
      • Anatomy (Musculature)
      • Morphology
      • Acting & Expression
    • 3D Space
      • 1,2,3 and warped perspective
      • Perspective applied to props
      • Perspective applied to location
      • Perspective applied to the figure
    • Composition (There is much to know here to have all the above technical skill to work in concert)
      • Dividing the Picture Plane
      • Shape Language
      • Shape Arrangement
      • Value Harmony
      • Color Harmony
      • Storytelling (Illustration)
      • Storytelling (Sequential - Comics)
      • ...and much more
    *Not all topics will, nor can, be covered in a single block.
  • This is for a four hour block of Art Mentorship with Nik Axe. A partial list of the topics covered within Mentorship*:
    • Theory
      • Picture Plane
      • Line/Shape
      • Light/Shadow
      • Mark-making
    • The Figure
      • Gesture
      • Anatomy (Skeleton)
      • Anatomy (Musculature)
      • Morphology
      • Acting & Expression
    • 3D Space
      • 1,2,3 and warped perspective
      • Perspective applied to props
      • Perspective applied to location
      • Perspective applied to the figure
    • Composition (There is much to know here to have all the above technical skill to work in concert)
      • Dividing the Picture Plane
      • Shape Language
      • Shape Arrangement
      • Value Harmony
      • Color Harmony
      • Storytelling (Illustration)
      • Storytelling (Sequential - Comics)
      • ...and much more
    *Not all topics will, nor can, be covered in a single block.
  • This is FOCUSED four hour Gesture Drawing Mentorship with Nik Axe. A partial list of the topics covered within Mentorship*:
    • The Figure
      • Gesture
      • Anatomy (Skeleton)
      • Anatomy (Musculature)
      • Morphology
      • Acting & Expression
    *Not all topics will, nor can, be covered in a single block.
  • Struggling to find art collectors to buy your work? For over a decade Axe was involved in the advertising/marketing world building marketing campaigns for a variety of clients. He's since directed his experience into the online art sales world. Learn how to build your brand, develop a presence online, and find art collectors who would be happy to buy your work. A partial list of the topics covered within this Mentorship*:
    • Developing Your Brand
      • Identify Your Unique Offering
      • Research Your Art Collectors
      • Identify Desires/Pains of Your Art Collectors
      • Create Profiles of Your Art Collectors
    • Messaging
      • Identify Goals for Your Messaging
      • Structure a Frame/Lens that Compliments Your Brand
      • Generate Content Ideas
      • Craft a Voice that Compliments Your Frame and Brand
    • Leveraging Technology
      • Email Lists
      • Personal Website
      • Social Networks
      • Identifying Groups/Hashtags
      • Creating Your Own Community
      • Converting Visitors into Art Sales
    *Not all topics will, nor can, be covered in a single block.

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