Fine Artist – Art Instruction


Matthew Archambault


Matthew Archambault graduated from the School Of Visual Arts in 1990. Working as a freelance illustrator from 1990 to 2008, Matthew illustrated hundreds of book covers. During Matthew’s eighteen year illustration career he illustrated books for some of the biggest publishing companies in the United States. He has been represented by Bill & Maurine Klimt, Hankins & Tegenborg as well as Scott Hull associates.

In 1997 the School of Visual Arts asked Matthew 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 undergraduate 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. Most of his time is now spent working on his new portrait drawing business, creating courses and critiquing member artwork at Drawing Tutorials Online. Plus playing with his two French Bulldogs, Clo and tuffs.

Specializing In Portraits

Matthew has trained for years to master both portrait drawing and figure drawing. However portrait drawing is truly what Matthew is most passionate about. If you are interested in commissioning a portrait Matthew is certainly ready to work together with you.