Virtual Art Academy

Virtual Art Academy Professional Artists Alumni

Why do students choose my Virtual Art Academy?

There are two key differences between the Virtual Art Academy and other online art schools:

  • the information I provide in my online painting classes, is not only for absolute beginners, but also for working professional artists. This is why many professional artists choose the Virtual Art Academy to fill in the gaps in their knowledge and bring their painting to an even higher level. If you are a professional artist, please contact me and ask about my special Platinum Membership for advanced artists.
  • I do not enforce any particular style of painting, as do many teachers. Instead I concentrate on the core principles that underly all great paintings. This means that if you choose the Virtual Art Academy, you do not end up being a clone of your teacher, but instead, learn to express yourself using your own voice.

Virtual Art Academy Professional Alumni

Here are some of the artists I have helped over the years. Some were already successful artists before they joined my Virtual Art Academy, and who chose the VAA to further their skills. Others had never painted before, and took my four-year Apprentice Program to go from absolute beginner to a fully professional level.

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  • Interested in the “Platinum Membership” as I am not a beginner.
    Please send more information and pricing.
    Thanks in advance
    Sharon 🌹

    • Hello Sharon,
      All of the information about the Platinum program is on our Pricing page. Unfortunately you did not leave your email address, but if you would like specific information please get in touch on our Contact page and I would be happy to help you.

  • Amazing and impressive ! Congratulations Barry on achieving such a legacy; and congratulations to all the artists.

  • Thanks for the encouragement Barry! Comes at an opportune time. I so appreciate all you have put into this program and that I have the chance to learn from the best. Take care – and again thanks.

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