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The Rydan Workshop provides online training for careers in digital arts for the entertainment industry. Our veteran industry professionals provide cutting edge education to students of all levels. We are an internationally available alternative to conventional schools. The Rydan Workshop offers a unique, live classroom environment combined with one-on-one mentorship for individual students. In addition to personalized guidance, we focus on the skills critical to success in the entertainment industry. Our students gain artistic knowledge and learn how to apply it in today’s competitive professional environment. Gain creative ability and walk away with an outstanding portfolio ready for your prospective clients.


We stress the importance of creativity and self-evaluation while offering sound technical guidance in Zbrush, Maya, Photoshop, Unreal Engine and many others. With our innovative interactive online classroom, your dream career is closer than ever.


Live streaming video: Instructors demos and lectures are shown in real-time.

  • Live Chatroom: Students can write their questions or if they can use their microphone to ask a question directly to the instructor.
  • Real-time Recording: All classes can be replayed at your convenience.
  • Whiteboard: This is used for document presentations and making critiques on student models.
  • Application sharing: This allows instructors to go onto your machine, helping with technical issues or for demoing directly on your machine.
  • Forum: A community where artists and teachers meet exchange thoughts, art and learn.
  • Labs: Support Classes for Students who need an extra hand on assignments.

Knowledge and ability to walk out with an outstanding portfolio piece, ready for prospective clients.


  • Real professionals: Our instructors are working industry veterans who bring their passion and experience to the classroom. Not only are they great communicators and teachers, our instructors know the importance of current production pipelines and what it takes to become a working professional.
  • Real projects: Assignments and lectures are based on industry relevant tasks. Our class sizes are kept relatively small and instructors will provide live on going feedback on each assignment you complete.
  • Real results: Our goal at the Rydan Workshop is to prepare you for the industry and take you to the next level. Whether you’ve taken some classes before and need to tighten up your work or you’re a hobbyist learning for the first time, we guarantee you will see tangible results.



Regardless of experience, we are looking for students willing to learn. Our comprehensive eight week courses vary from introductory to advanced. Homework will be assigned at the end of each class and students are expected to complete the assignments by the beginning of the next class. We are working for you and be prepared to work for us.

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