Virtual Art Academy

Virtual Art Academy Professional Artists Alumni

Why do professional artists choose the Virtual Art Academy?

A key difference between the Virtual Art Academy and other online art schools is that the Virtual Art Academy has information written information not only for raw beginners, but also for working professional artists.

  • The core Virtual Art Academy® Apprentice Program will help a raw beginner who is completely new to painting learn how to paint and then take their work to an intermediate or even advanced level.
  • The Virtual Art Academy® Platinum Membership however is designed to help advanced professional artists break out of a rut and take their work to a new and even higher professional level.

The Platinum Membership Option

This Platinum option gives you access to all the vast amount of information on painting in the Apprentice Program, plus access to Barry’s advanced insights into his Visual Music & Poetry® analytical approach to looking at art. You also get access to all the advanced graduate level information he is constantly developing and putting in the online knowledge base.

This unique Visual Music & Poetry® way of looking at art will help you quickly identify areas that you need to improve. You will then be able to pick and choose that specific information from the complete Virtual Art Academy knowledge base that will give you the advanced information you need to take your work to the next level.

Virtual Art Academy Professional Alumni

Here are some of the professional artists Barry has helped. Some were already successful artists before they joined the Virtual Art Academy and who chose the VAA to further their skills. Others had never painted before and took the four-year Apprentice Program to go from raw-beginner to professional level. But it is the originality, quality, and professionalism of their work that differentiates Virtual Art Academy alumni from all the other online courses.


  • 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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