“I created the Virtual Art Academy in order to make a structured academy-caliber art education available to everyone. Even if they don’t earn much money. In this way I can give students everywhere the same opportunity I had to learn to paint at a high level.”
Barry John Raybould
When you are investing in your art education, do your research. Here are some tips.
Tip #1: Check out the artwork of the person who is making the lessons.
Here you can find the artwork Barry John Raybould, author of the Virtual Art Academy course:.
- Barry John Raybould recent paintings on Instagram
- Barry John Raybould paintings over the years on FaceBook
- See Barry’s Blog for recent work and background on the paintings
Tip #2: Find out if the author of the course has exhibited his or her work in a museum? Are they a member of any prestigious Art Associations? Have they participated in group exhibitions with other professional artists?
- Check out Barry’s Awards: barryjohnraybould.com
Tip #3: Check out the students’ work: are they professional artists now?
Tip #4: Check out reviews