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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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JOHANNES VLOOTHUIS 50 color pan pastel landscape set

Retail: $350.00

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

  Even if you have never painted or painted a little, how about starting your art with a good foundation?

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

Our instructor Johannes Vloothuis is an award winning, professional artist will be the instructor. Northlight Books, the leading art book publishers, named him, "a master painter".

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 for the world's largest publisher of  art books, Northlight. Johannes' classes are endorsed by these magazines, The Artist's Magazine, Watercolor Artist,  and Pastel Journal, Drawing, and Acrylic Artist. See the endorsement in the Artist's Magazine here. These materials as well as Johannes own book, "Landscape Painting Essentials" are sold in bookstores such as Barnes and Noble, Amazon, etc. Northlight Books named Johannes, "a master painter". He has taught at the Pastel Society of America, one of the most prestigious art organizations in North America. 
If you want to create more beautiful paintings, give us a try. Join the 100's of artists that have taken our online art classes. He will reveal to you the secrets that only top artists know. 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!

Would like you like to watch a free 120 min. demo of this gorgeous scene? Just click here. No personal information from you is necessary. All Paint Along classes are in oils, watercolor and pastel.

Interested in joining our Landscape Painting Workshop?

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

Essentials of Painting Birds


Birds are one of the easiest subjects for a painting, and with help during this web workshop with popular artist Johannes Vloothuis, you'll learn how to create beautiful paintings of realistic birds in impressionist natural settings, that don't get bogged down in unnecessary details. Watch your paintings improve as Johannes gives you simple and easy-to-apply principles--you'll find yourself paintings birds in no time!

During each session you will receive verbal techniques, drawing templates, color combinations, professional secrets, and instructions to guide you along the way. Over the course of this 3-week seminar, Johannes will show you how to paint three bird paintings in three different mediums: oils, pastels, and watercolor.

Join Johannes Vloothuis in this live online workshop, along with hundreds of other artists, to strengthen your painting skills with 9 hours of painting fun distributed over the course of three Saturdays. From planning and first steps, to final touches, follow along with Johannes' painting instruction from the comfort of your own home

      You will learn how to:
       - Position birds to look 3 dimensional
       - Design impressionist backgrounds
       - Create a convincing sense of depth
       -Integrate several photos for one painting

Dates: 3 Saturdays: November 5, 12, & 19
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 PM EST (The class may extend more than 3 hours)
You do not have to attend the sessions live. Everything gets recorded.
Where: Online from the comfort of your home

"I'm going to teach you exactly how I learned. Copying photos simply does not work," -Johannes
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