On Demand Drawing and Painting Video Courses

Learn to make incredibly realistic art at your own pace, on your schedule.


Foundational Courses

Full multi-lesson courses that lead you from basic drawing and painting skills to advanced concepts. 

FREE Drawing Mini-Course

Five days, one half-hour video lesson each day! You'll create a realistic charcoal drawing step-by-step, learning how to get proportion and shade using light logic.

Start your drawing journey or improve your skills starting today.

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Realistic Graphite & Charcoal Drawing Course

This 8 week course is perfect for beginners and intermediate artists who want to perfect proportion and shading.

You will learn a variety of measuring and shading techniques, and how to draw a wide range of subject matter.

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Foundations of Oil Painting Course

Learn essential oil painting techniques, how to mix accurate colors, the keys to achieving depth in paintings, and more!

Everything is covered from how to clean your palette to how to varnish a finished painting.

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Portrait Art Video Classes

Pre-recorded lessons guide you through concepts which gradually build upon each other.
Study on your own schedule, rewind, and replay. Lifetime access included!

Portrait Drawing in Graphite & Charcoal

Learn two techniques for measuring and proportion, two mediums, how to draw all the features, and multiple hair textures through several demos and concept videos. Facial anatomy videos coming soon!

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Realistic Portrait Painting in Oil

Video editing is nearly complete for this online course! Featuring three complete portraits from start to finish and an in-depth skin-tone mixing workshop, you'll learn how to paint a portrait alla prima or by creating an underpainting and layering color in stages.

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Figure Drawing & Painting Video Classes

Learn the art of life drawing and how to paint the nude in oil.

FREE Figure Drawing Challenge

Video Lessons Released Monday - Friday
March 11th - 15th, 2024
Learn basic skills for working from photos or from life.

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Figure Drawing Academy: Foundations

Don't despair if you find yourself unable to attend a life drawing session, due to time or location barriers. Now you can learn everything about life drawing from the comfort of home! This course will lead you step by step from basic to advanced skills, with photo references provided.

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Paint This Figure in Oil

Follow along step by step across 4 lessons as you learn how to create a figurative oil painting from the reference photo shown. (Alternative photo references included!) Plus, you receive access to 8 weeks of feedback opportunities with your tuition.

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Need Community & Help Improving?

Our membership is for artists like you who don't want to go it alone!

Realist Art Club Online Artist's Group

If you wish you could 'talk shop' with other artists, have some company in the studio, and get friendly feedback on your current projects, then this is where you belong!

We are a small group who meets weekly to create, chat, and help each other improve.

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