Top 5 YouTube Channels for Artists to learn and explore their Art

1. Mark Criley

The channel was found in 2006 by Mark Criley where he draws videos on manga and anime styles. The YouTube channel is with almost 400,331,779 views and also Published author/illustrator of more than 40 books, including Mastering Manga, Brody’s Ghost, and The Drawing Lesson. He is more expert in time-lapse videos.

2. Arts Insider

Art Insider is from Insider company to spread knowledge and ideas about art from all over the world. The YouTube channel is having more than 207,131,644 views. The channel features mainly Mastercraft, Transformative Art, Rainbow art, Ceramic Art, Hyper realistic Art, Tattoo Art, Food Art, Interactive Art, and many others. If you want to learn and explore your creativity you must follow this channel.

3. Proko

Proko is named by the owner himself Stan Prokopenko, I’m an artist and teacher. Proko is a resource for artists to get good art instruction videos. The channel founded in 2012 is having 2.15 Million Subs and 130,385,389 views.

The channel mainly features Drawing basics, Figure Drawing, Drawing Facial Features, Art of Caricature, Anatomy of the Human Body, Drawing Hands. The channel also features Expo and Podcast for subscribers to learn and explore more about Art.

4. The Art of Aaron Blaise

Aaron Blaise is an animation feature film director and wildlife artist. His YouTube channel founded in 2012 has 457k subscribers with 23,489,678 views.


For 21 years Aaron worked with Disney helping to create some of the greatest animated films ever made. During that time, he worked as an animator or supervising animator on “The Rescuers Down Under”, “Beauty and the Beast”, “Aladdin”, “The Lion King”, “Pocahontas”, “Mulan” and more.


In 2003 he was co-director of “Brother Bear” for which he earned an Oscar nomination for Best Animated Feature Film.


After “Brother Bear” he helped to develop several projects but ultimately left Disney to pursue an opportunity back home in Florida. Aaron recently served as 2D Animation Supervisor and Character Designer for “The Bear and the Hare” an advertisement loved by millions around the world.

5. Sarah Tepes

Sarah has founded the channel in 2013 with 402k subscribers having more than 17,655,721 views. Sarah is a 21-year-old student and she loves art considering her part-time job. She is using digital tools Krita 2.9 and Huion WH1409 tablet.


She majorly uploads videos giving tips on Art, how to work as a Freelancer and how to show up your Art on social media. She helps her subscribers who love Art to get recognized in Digital World.