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workshop wit xiataptara

Mentorship program

NOTE: NO prerequisite required.

Date: Every Saturday Evening (Five Weeks) via Google Hangout.

Time: At your conveniences.

Fee: $650 (USD).

Five weeks courses

1) You will get an e-mail confirmation, reminder and private link to join the class prior to live session date within 24 hours.
2) Each week, you will have access to one hours of video lessons along with a weekly assignment.
3) You will get one or two video lessons a week ahead so you have a whole week to work on your assignment.
4) Assignments are due a day before the live class begins each week.
5) Live feedback and paint over class will be over half hour long every week for five weeks.

Fill out the form here. We will contact you within 24 hours.

Five weeks mentorship course

If you have any questions, feel free to contact me at xiataptara[at]
online art workshop how it works

General format roughly: Course outline.

Your class will start within one to three weeks after the registration date, depending on the availability.

Mentorship program

-Drawing class requirement: Pencil and paper. Scanner or camera to take the picture and post your assignment online. Or you can draw it digitally with any capable software.

-Digital paitning requirement: You should already know how to use Photoshop (or equivolent software like sketchbook pro, procreate, paint tool Sai, etc.) with tablet and familiar with digital painting.

-The course will be tailor made to your need and subjects you want to improve on.

-I will take a look at your artwork, then identify your strenghth and weakness.

-You will receive assignments base on your skill. Also because I have to see that you are progressing.

-I will review your portfolio and help achieve your goal as a commercial artist.

-I will schedule the live session with you to fit your busy schedule.

Once the transaction is complete, we will contact you within 24 hours. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me at xiataptara[at]

See our general course outline.


My portfolio:Xia Taptara at ArtStation


About ME:

xia taptara

Xia Taptara is a concept artist for video games and entertainment industry. I have been in the industry since 2001. I worked for ArenaNet and NcSoft in Seattle, WA and work for many Disney titles. I also did various of freelance illustrations and concepts for many publishers & clients. In late 2007, I founded then (2012) basically to motivate myself to create more better art, refine my skill and to experiment with the idea. Also I get to draw whatever the hell I want to. Hopefully I can inspired some young soul and old soul alike

5831 17th Ave S
Seattle WA, 98108 USA
tel: 064-974-7485 (Mon-Fri, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm UTC +7:00)

Clients List
-Synaptic VFX
-PAIZO Publishing
-Fantasy Flight Games
-Disney Interactive
-ADZO Publishing
-Permuted Press
-Zombie Entertainment



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