Student Reviews

We are industry artists just like you, we feel compelled to have social responsibility and provide affordable education. We have compiled a list of student reviews that offer a full range of insights about their experience at VANAS (in no particular order) for you.

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Anonymous Instructor Evaluations made by students

"I like the variety of backgrounds of the instructors and their different perspectives, the online campus is pretty easy to navigate and the work load is manageable".

"My teacher's power is in his attitude, his ability to explain and his passion for what he is doing. His understanding and his positive character , his imagination and his own style and many more :)"

"Taking the artist down the less traveled road of getting a good foundation. Most artists just want to jump into creating but have not done proper study first. Vanas has forced me to do that, and I can see an immediate difference in my art already".

"VANAS is really good at hiring teachers that are very experienced, and very talented".

"All in all, Vanas is worth every second of time spent learning, and every penny of the monthly payments. I am very pleased with Vanas"

"Teachers are very attentive to their students, patients , and help with any technical problem. Thank you"

"It's clever doing the intro class that short. Just long enough to get you hooked but not too long to make you bored of school. Tricky tricky".

"The curriculum is well thought out and shows consistent usage of previous fundamentals learnt from past lessons".

"Good variety in the lessons and the people presenting them (both the videos and the live session), keeping things approachable, helpful, and streamlined. I imagine it would be difficult to coordinate a program like this and Vanas does an excellent job".

"My teacher strengths are Anatomy knowledge, make good critiques, a lot of experience".

"Vanas has impressed me so far, I have learned quite a bit, and I think that once the website has some problems worked out, and is given some polish, that there will be many people who will want to attend online classes".

"Unlike any other colleges I've attended, this school has a great deal of connection between students and teachers. And, Vanas is great at connecting us with the best in the business".

"My teacher is great at giving critiques . And paying attention to what I have to say in my video log for assignments".

"VANAS is really good at providing education around different time schedules".

"I feel very welcome here and the lessons are incredibly helpful. I've learned a lot in just 2 weeks. I especially like having the video lecture at the beginning of the week so I can start work on my assignment before the live session on Thursday. My teacher is fantastic, too".

"Adrian is a very relatable person, every time I ran into a problem with photoshop or zbrush, he would find a way of reassuring me and showing me that it wasn't as difficult as it seems. Adrian was always extremely passionate about the work we were doing and there was never a point where I lost interest during a Q&A session".

"Teachers are great and very experienced. Communication with students is great from the Vanas staff".

"Vanas have good experienced instructors and has allowed students to improve their skills professionally".

"VANAS gives you assignments that are very open ended which allows students to challenge themselves".

"I'm loving the course and am excited for my future in the industry thanks to VANAS".

"VANAS is able to get professional animators who are great at what they do. They are filled with information".

"The new online campus seems daunting at first but really everything is much easier now. it's all just better organized."

"My teacher is excited about the curriculum. His interest is contagious".

"The online campus service to submit work is really easy to use and there is a lot of ways to access information if needed."

"VANAS is really good at providing a source of education for those who already lead busy lives".

"I really like that you offer one-month classes. You gave me a chance to try and see if it was for me. And it has been great. I think I can do this: Study online and animate. Two different challenges. You help me discover I can".

"Online campus is great and accessible"

"Teachers have great involvement and insight into my work, able to create though provoking and interesting instructions and provide valuable feedback".

"VANAS is really good at having great instructors who are actually still working in the industry".

"VANAS is really good at having great instructors who are actually still working in the industry".

"My teacher is great at communicating his thoughts on how to improve the work we're doing. friendly and thoughtful".

"What I really like about Vanas is the fact that I can go to the community page and see other students assignments. I think its a great way for students to feel proud and be encouraged to submit the best work they can do so that others can view it".

"My teacher is very friendly, very encouraging, and a joy to listen to. Always finds good things to comment on and gives advice for how to improve work while still sounding courteous. Very approachable and balances humor and information in the lessons to keep them fun and entertaining. He's also very enthusiastic and punctual".

"Before I came to Vanas, working as a concept artist seemed like a faraway dream that I'd chase but eventually have to settle for something less, however everyone I've talked to has been so helpful and all seem very passionate about what they do, now rather than looking like something I'd wish for, it looks like something I can actually work towards".

"My teacher always cares of explaining many time until my understanding. Also he take more of his time to give my a better result on my work".

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