Realistic Drawing and Painting Classes Online

You don't have to attend an art school to become an artist. I'll teach you how to draw and paint from photos and from life, anytime, anywhere.

Available Classes

Foundations classes are perfect for those starting from scratch, and will also offer more experienced artists essential skills.

Figure Drawing Academy

I have developed a clear and unique path to learning how to draw the figure that anyone at any ability level can achieve success with. You can do this without a studio or even a dedicated art space, any time of the day or night, and with very little in the way of materials. And, I will be there to personally guide you along the way with lessons, demonstrations, and direct feedback on your work.

Registration Closes 2/28!

Portrait Painting in Oil

Explore everything from how to start a portrait painting, choosing a skin tone palette, identifying a good reference photo, to capturing a likeness, layering paint to create depth and a controlled finish, and adding the finishing touches.

Class Starts April 13th

Foundations of Drawing

This class is great for beginners as well as for artists who want to increase the sense of depth, form, and accuracy in their drawings or paintings. Techniques for creating a proportionally solid drawing, light logic, and how to create the illusion of depth and space are covered. Photographs, master artist’s drawings, and still lives are used to learn how to apply these concepts to both 2D and 3D references.

Starts April 12th

Foundations of Oil Painting

This course teaches you multiple step-by-step methods of oil painting covering all subject matter from still lives, to portraits, to landscapes. Learn how to mix paint, use color to create form and depth, how to glaze, and how to compose your own ideas on canvas. No prerequisites!

Starts April 12th

Portrait Drawing Course

Class will cover all aspects of portrait drawing in graphite and charcoal. We will begin with the foundations of the structure of the head and learn to build a solid drawing with three dimensional form before continuing on to likeness, facial features, mood and focus. Basics as well as advanced concepts will be covered, so it is appropriate for students of any ability level.

Starts May 8th

Color Theory for Painters

This class walks you step-by-step through understanding, mixing, and utilizing color across any medium and subject matter. Lessons progress sequentially with exercises for each concept that help you quickly master color mixing, color composition, and control of form.

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Anytime, Anywhere

You don't need to be in an art studio to learn to draw and paint! Study from any room in your home or office, on your own schedule.

Get Feedback on Your Work

Simply upload a photo of your work right from your phone and receive specific and helpful feedback directly from a professional working artist.

Unlimited Replays

Play, rewind, and rewatch as many times as you want! You have unlimited access to the course content.

Create Yourself as an Artist

I have developed a clear and unique path for you to learn how to draw and paint realistically, no matter what your current ability level. You can do this without a studio or even a dedicated art space, any time of the day or night. Plus, I will be there to personally guide you along the way with lessons, demonstrations, and direct feedback on your work.

I want you to know that you can do this with the resources you have right now. You can create beautiful, interesting, and realistic drawings and paintings, and it is by creating this work that you will become an artist.

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You Are Ready, Already

I want you to know that you can do this with the resources you have right now. You can create beautiful, interesting, and realistic art.

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