Matthew Archambault


Matthew understands what it means to struggle as an artist. He started building his illustration portfolio back in 1990. There were certainly many ups and downs working as a freelance illustrator.


That is why Matthew offers educational services in the form of drawing tutorials online, artist coaching, as well as small group classes. Matthew is passionate about sharing his experience, helping artists succeed at their craft.


Matthew’s Story

Where It All Began

Matthew Archambault graduated from the School Of Visual Arts in 1990. He worked an illustrator from 1990 to 2008. Matthew illustrated hundreds of book covers for many diverse publishing companies. He was represented by some of the biggest agents in Manhattan New York including Hankins & Tegenborg.

In 1997 SVA asked him to be an adjunct instructor teaching in the Illustration Department. He has taught classes ranging from Anatomy to Advanced Illustration and the Marketplace. Matthew currently teaches Foundation Drawing in the Animation Department.

In 2008 Matthew created and launched Drawing Tutorials Online following his passion for drawing, teaching and entrepreneurship. Since then he has educated well over 10,000 students online.

Today Matthew lives with his family on Eastern Long Island in New York State. 

In the Spotlight


Matthew firmly believes that every artist’s journey must evolve and change over time. Matthew’s journey working as an artist has certainly evolved over the years. He started illustrating for book publishing companies and now has created his own publishing company in the form of Drawing Tutorials Online.

Started Out As A Freelance Illustrator

Invited To Teach At The School Of Visual Arts

Built and Launched Drawing Tutorials Online

Years Of Experience Earning A Living As An Artist

Educational Tools

Ways Matthew Can Help You

Drawing Tutorials Online

Learn how to draw in a structured way via the dozens of drawing courses found in the membership area. Plus get weekly feedback on your artwork.

Group Coaching

Learn from Matthew’s thirty plus years of experience. Matthew offers group coaching within the members area of Drawing Tutorials Online on a weekly basis. 

Zoom Classes

Matthew offers small group classes via Zoom to members of Drawing Tutorials Online. All classes include a live model and are highly structured. 


What People are Saying

“A Great Find”

“You present as the guy next door who wants to share and help someone on their way rather than ‘being the teacher’ and all the ego that goes with that. For me your style and approach are authentic. It’s about the art, not showing off. Keep it up Matt, your teaching is excellent.”


“Thank You For Your Enthusiam”

“You are a truly a great teacher, and you have a great website. I love that I can get your personal input every week. A few weeks ago you mentioned how proud you are of the DTO community – and right you are! Supporting, non-judgemental, a lovely environment for a nicely mixed bunch of (budding) artists. I hope to remain one of your many pupils for years to come.” 


Thanks For Stopping By

Thank you very much for visiting my website. I’m extremely passionate about helping artists succeed. Whether it be drawing a likeness or launching one’s own portfolio based website.

If you have questions on how we can work together, send me an email. I’d be happy to hear your story.

Now get out there and draw something really cool!


Have A Question?

If you have any questions concerning my artwork or educational services, don’t hesitate to call. I can be reached at 631-747-6319.

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