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  • Colleen Dyson Testimonial

    "I can't tell you how much I am enjoying your classes. I am a first time user only since January and am now convinced that I can paint landscapes. I am a die-hard still life and florals painter in oils and can't wait to get at some landscapes."
  • Holly B. Testimonial

    "My work and ability to 'see' has improved considerably in these 3 months. Heart-felt thanks for a great student/teacher relationship here in real-time cyber space!!"
  • Jan Burton Testimonial

    "Since watching your class, I look at my old paintings and see what I did wrong. I had no idea there is a 'melodic line' that conveys to the viewer in a positive way. Thanks for this eye opener and all the other gems."
  • Jimmy Sun Testimonial

    "Your classes have answered my two big questions which I have searched answers of for years. One is why master pieces have strong attractions. Another is how can I do to make my paintings more attractive. Thank you very much."
  • Linda MacGregor Testimonial

    "I've been teaching art for more than 20 years and, after spending approximately 60 hours with Johannes during his weekend classes, I feel like I should start over again. Wonderful teacher, wonderful teachings!!"
  • Melissa Bellows Testimonial

    "I so appreciate your solid teaching on composition! Your enthusiasm for sharing this information is obvious. Thank you so much!"
  • Rae Smith Testimonial 7

    "I have learned more in the past 12 weeks than I have in the 50 years I have been a pastel painter. You have a way to impress the knowledge you impart into my thick skull!! So happy I took the class."
  • Reija Helminen Testimonial

    "I feel fortunate and privileged for having participated in your fantastic Webinar art class. Your unique, professional teaching has opened my eyes: I see, think and paint in a totally new way, and I've learned from you more than I ever have of the huge pile of art books I studied!"
  • Randy Keenan Testimonial

    "I've enjoyed your Wet Canvas lessons. The information on composition has been fabulous for me as a photographer and a fiber artist. What you say makes perfect sense. I started dabbling in watercolor and your guidance has given me the confidence that 'I too can do this'."
  • Rosemary Sexton Testimonial

    "My landscape attempts always seemed to be lacking that special spark. Your online workshop has shown me how in so many ways I was missing the mark. I can’t thank you enough for opening up a whole new genre for me!"
  • Shirley's Testimonial

    "I struggled for years with composition, value, color harmony, etc. Then I stumbled upon your Wet Canvas Webinar and, presto, within weeks things just clicked. The foreign became the familiar. You have given me the tools to create and blossom. Thank you ever so much!"
  • Susan Wall Testimonial

    "I am so impressed with what he has to offer and very sad that I wasn't able to do the whole course. He is amazing! I would tell anyone that if you want to learn how to paint landscapes....this is the man to do it with."











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Online Art Classes

Do you feel stuck in your painting? Do you find yourself second guessing what your next step will be?

Even if you have never painted or painted a little, how about starting your art with a good foundation? And if you have experience already what about picking up some advanced techniques?

We all rely on photos to develop our paintings, but how much of the information should we include or edit?

Johannes Vloothuis, an award winning professional artist has found the way to verbalize in simple understandable terms the "Science of Art Beauty". When 7 main principles are intellectualized you will solve all compositional problems in your paintings. Several of our students have won prestigious awards and art teachers all over the world are adopting his techniques.

Currently, Johannes is an official instructor and author under a royalties contract with FW Media Inc., the world's largest publisher of  art books, Northlight, as well as the prominent, The Artist's Magazine, Watercolor Artist and Pastel Journal.  See the endorsement in the Artist's Magazine here. These are sold in bookstores everywhere in the world. Northlight Books named Johannes, "a master painter".  He is also endorsed by the PanPastel company. If you want to create more beautiful paintings, give us a try. Join the 100's of attendees that have taken our online art classes. Listen to Johannes as he thinks out loud during live online video demonstrations while you see how he mixes paint in real time. The classes are geared towards all main mediums and artists of any level will benefit. Join us and be ready to have fun!

Johannes has appeared on prime time news CTV, Canada's largest TV station. Watch here!

Watch Johannes thoughts on what it takes to make a painting work!
Watch here Part 1
Watch here Part 2

How would you like to watch a free 35 min. video with excerpts on how the cityscape painting below was done?   Just click here. We will not ask you for any personal information. If after you watch it you feel you can learn something from us you may want to take the upcoming course. You will benefit regardless of the medium. This video is in pastels but the classes are in all mediums. More information below.

Upcoming Course! Paint Along 23 starts Dec 5

How would you like to have one of the world’s most popular art instructors right in your home?

Join Johannes and hundreds of other artists in his next online Paint Along. Strengthen your painting skills with 4 hours of painting fun for three Saturdays. He will start a painting from scratch and finish it in real time while you watch, "over his shoulder and hear him think out loud" and if you want, you will be able to complete your own art creation as well by painting along! For this you will receive the drawing templates before the class. During the class you will receive verbal techniques, color combinations, professional secrets, and instructions to guide you along the way. Watch as he mixes color in real time. One demo will be in oil, another in watercolor and another in pastel. No matter what medium you use, you will benefit from acquiring the keys to successful paintings. 12 hours of top quality art instruction!

TIME: 1:00 to 5:00 PM EST (The class may extend more than 4 hours)
DATES: 3 Saturdays: Dec 5, 12 & 19
WHERE: From the comfort of your home! 

You do not have to attend the sessions live. Everything gets recorded.

$19.99   Registration is still open. Your payment is secure with Northlight, the world's largest art book publisher. After you register send us an email with your receipt so we can give you the download links.

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