Courses offer a curriculum of video lessons and assignments, which you can take in your own time and pace. You will have continuous access and can replay the lessons as often as you like. Every course will have a private community for students to post their assignments, ask questions and make friends. All courses are included in membership to Sophie’s Art School.
Portrait Painting in Oils
Learn every step of painting a portrait in oils. From composition, to underpainting, skin colours and detail.
Oils long Course
Classical Portrait Drawing
Take this course to learn a useful painting and drawing technique based on classical drawing techniques. Get proportions, likeness and foreshortening right from now on! All levels welcome.
Drawing Short Course
The Pastel Place
My flagship course, this course will take you on a true pastel journey. The perfect course for all who want to deepen their pastel skills. Learn everything there is to know about soft pastel.
Pastel long Course
Pastel for Beginners
A short course exploring pastel types, papers and mark making, including a demonstration where we apply the techniques discussed.
Pastel Short Course
Still Life in Oils
An oil painting demo in real time. Watch me make the very first marks, develop the shape, form and colour of the painting. Additional lessons on materials and techniques. Be a fly on the wall in my studio!
Oils short Course
Colour Mixing in Pastel
A quick and short mini-course teaching how to mix colours in soft pastel. Do you really need a gazillion colours to paint in soft pastel? You can mix your colours on your paper.Find out how in this short course.
Pastel Mini Course