The Virtual Art Academy® Apprentice Program is a flexible and affordable online alternative to taking a degree course in Fine Art and Painting at a prestigious Art University or Art Academy.

The Virtual Art Academy Difference

1. Comprehensive & Structured


The Virtual Art Academy® Apprentice Program is structured into a curriculum of 192 lessons broken down into 16 workshops and 350 focused assignments.

2. Information At Your Fingertips


Our Apprentice Subscription includes the Virtual Art Academy® Reference Library of 48 art eBooks that covers all  of the curriculum.

3. Knowledge You Can Trust


When learning how to paint you need to avoid getting into bad habits that will eventually slow down your progress and learn best working practices right from the start.

Latest Oil Painting Techniques:

See our latest Key Discovery on Interlocking shapes as part of our Oil Painting Techniques Series

Oil Painting Techniques: Interlocking Shapes

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