YouTube art channels

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Since people always ask me where to find neat art tutorials, here's a comprehensive list of YouTube channels that teach art in one way or another.
Please fav, share and enjoy~! :dummy:

Last update: june 3rd 2017

Art fundamentals

People that teach you the fundamentals of art. Anatomy, color, perspective, etc
Ahmed Aldoori
CG Cookie Concept


Tutorial & How to

How to's and tutorials on various subjects
Ahmed Aldoori
Art of Wei
Art Prof
Brushboost
CG Cookie Concept
DRAW with Chris
Draw with Jazza
Drawing Tutorials Online
FZDSCHOOL
Happy D. Artist
Imagine FX
Istebrak
Javi can draw!
Jesus Conde
LAWRENCEcanDRAW
Kienan Lafferty
LevelUp
mikeymegamega
My Drawing Tutorials
Proko
Sinix Design
Sycra
The Art of Aaron Blaise
The Drawfee Channel
Tyler Edlin
Will Terrell
Xia Taptara


Digital art software

Channels geared towards creating effects in digital art software
digitalfxcube
PHLEARN
Photoshop Training Channel


Traditional art

Channels doing traditional art
agnescecile
Alphonso Dunn
Baylee Jae
Happy D. Artist
James Gurney
Lachri Fine Art
Laovaan
Michael James Smith
Robin Clonts
Sara Tepes
Stanley Artgerm Lau
Super Ani
Zimou Tan


Manga / Anime

Channels geared towards drawing manga/anime style 
markcrilley
mikeymegamega
Nuei Neko
Sycra
Whyt Manga


Timelapse paintings

Just stare in awe
agnescecile
Alice X. Zhang
Apterus Graphics
Asuka111 Art
Atey Ghailan
axel torvenius
BrotherBaston
Brushboost
Chris Cold
Concept Art Sessions
Daniel Wachter
David Revoy
Draw With Rydi
FZDSCHOOL
Ilya Kuvshinov
Ilya Tyljakov
James Gurney
Jesus Conde
Jordan Grimmer
Kienan Lafferty
Kim-Seang Hong
Kiwa
Kiwi Byrd
Knight Zhang
LevelUp
Lina Sidorova
Nuei Neko
Peixel
Ross Draws
saejinoh
Sara Tepes
Scott Robertson
SpoonfishLee
Stanley Artgerm Lau
Super Ani
Xia Taptara
zephyo
Zimou Tan


Critique's & Overpaints

People painting over other people's painting. Great to get insight
Ahmed Aldoori
Art Prof
BORODANTE
CG Cookie Concept
FZDSCHOOL
Istebrak
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Tearston3's avatar
Dunno if this post is still being updated but Some channels to add would be

Robert Marzulo - Teaches drawing and digital painting in Photoshop, CSP, and Procreate (Link: www.youtube.com/user/MrRamstud… )
Neil Fontaine - Teaches drawing and digital painting in Photoshop, and CSP.  Both are also comic artists.  (Link: www.youtube.com/user/architect… )

For photoshop check out Marty at BlueLightning TV. I learned a lot from his channel and occasionally still go there for specific things. (Link: www.youtube.com/user/bluelight… )

Glad to see Phlearn on the list. It's a great channel.


DaughterofSachmet's avatar
Thank you so much for this list!!!
CloudedHeu's avatar
Donno if you still updating this but seems your missing...

Will terry m.youtube.com/channel/UCA-iu9b… ( a traditional children's book illustrator, is more topic/ buissness chats But shares some of his students overpaints if memory serves)

Art of Aaron Blaise m.youtube.com/channel/UC0lLeNd… (traditional drawing, digital art and animation )
SMitchinson's avatar
This is so awesome. Thanks so much!! :)
jordanfirebomb's avatar
Thank you so much for the list you're the best.
Kioni24's avatar
Lavender towne is my favorite for this kind of stuff
Kaolinn's avatar
Hey! 2 more channels with some real, straight to the point information, at least imo:

Swatches: www.youtube.com/channel/UCiU1-…
Marco Bucci: www.youtube.com/channel/UCsDxB…
MadNihilKnight's avatar
This is a great list of references and inspirational artists, it is really helpful ! Thank you for sharing!!SO MUCH LUFF 
AnfelMeva's avatar
There's so many!! :D
All I knew was Draw with Jazza and a few others
Kokoreth's avatar
Wow... Thank you for sharing, that will very help a lot!
IanCBaker's avatar
Sinix is pretty good to for fundamentals www.youtube.com/user/sinixdesi…
Pixdigit's avatar
How about Laovaan? He is on DeviantArt too (Who isnt…)
iamanimegirl12's avatar
I really don't want to seem like I'm advertising, 'cause I absolutely LOATH comment advertisers, but another art YouTube channel is ColettesOriginalsArt. I can't get a link, so just a name. :)

I might actually visit some of these links that you put on here! Thank you. :)
SirJellyRaptor's avatar
so can you direct me to which links lead to people doing tutorials on digital painting? the digital media section seems to be more for creating effects
DamaiMikaz's avatar
Eh... dude... the entire links are full of tutorials.
SirJellyRaptor's avatar
I know, but at the time I was asking which ones had a specific kind of thing I was looking for, because I didn't want to have to go through every single one to find what I wanted to know, but I guess I'll have to.
DamaiMikaz's avatar
They're categorized. If you want to look for more common themes in art (anatomy, colors, etc) I'd say check the first category :)
SirJellyRaptor's avatar
I'm looking more for tips on using digital software for making art, but the links under the digital software tab are more about making effects from what I've seen. There doesn't seem to be a tab for digital painting specifically, which is why I asked. I don't doubt that the content is there, but there's a lot of links in the first tab, so I wanted to try and narrow down my search
zulou's avatar
thank you for sharing this list :hug: it is very helpful :love:
Tobiume1's avatar
I'd also like to add Arucelli and Kiwi Byrd for timelapse paintings.  They also have tutorials as well, Arucelli for photoshop users and Kiwi for Paint Tool Sai. 

www.youtube.com/user/arucelliT…

www.youtube.com/channel/UCh3LI…
Mikomics's avatar
I recommend adding Brookes Eggleston - Character Design Forge for people who want to learn Character Design, and David Revoy for people who use Krita.
DamaiMikaz's avatar
Can you provide me links?
Mikomics's avatar
www.youtube.com/channel/UCJklo…

www.youtube.com/user/DeevadRev…
(His stuff is kinda unfocused and all over the place, but there aren't many other artists who have any tutorials specifically for Krita.)
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