See who has entered the arena... the CRITIQUE ARENA

Knowing what art to create and staying motivated when you are trying to go pro can be challenging. Critique arena provides a monthly prompt with a deadline and a chance for professional feedback to help you build your portfolio, so you can move closer to getting your first professional gig.

Critique Arena is a monthly art contest put on by Challengers submit art pieces based on a monthly prompt. The Top16 are chosen by our judges to enter the Arena. In the arena each piece is given a critique, then the audience gets to vote who will move to the next round. Each arena has two winners who are then offered a paid illustration gig from

The Critique Arena event is held live the second Thursday of the month and voting is exclusive to SVSLearn subscribers. Active subscribers will receive emails about when the Critique Arena live event takes place. 

Not able to make it? You can watch previous recordings here!

For a chance to win, go to for details on how to submit. Be sure to post your entry by the last day of the month!

Hope to see you in the arena!

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Critique Arena

Dorna Diven

Really enjoyable and an effective way to learn illustration techniques.

Really enjoyable and an effective way to learn illustration techniques.

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