Private Painting Lessons Online & In-Person

Eric offers both online art lessons in painting and drawing and in-person private workshops in his studio for students of all levels of experience, ages and backgrounds.  If you're looking for a great experience to make huge leaps in your artistic experience this is a great option.  Some students of Eric's make the choice to study with him on a regular schedule each week while some from out of town work with him over several day intensive workshops.  Each online art class and in-person art class is customized to your needs.  If you've been doing searches for "private art classes near me in painting or drawing" you've come to the right place.  Read information on this page and if you need to see frequently asked questions you can check my FAQ page.

Online Art Classes


Are you interested in studying with Eric but live too far away? Learn how to paint in the comfort of your own home by taking a private art lesson online using FaceTime, Skype or Google Hangouts!  It’s easy to get set up and you don’t need to have a lot of technical or computer experience to get started. All you need is a computer, tablet or a smartphone. This is a great opportunity for art students and young professionals to take advantage of Eric's 25 years of experience as a professional figurative artist and portrait painter.  If you are looking to make huge strides in your technical ability and further your career this is an excellent opportunity you shouldn't pass up. I am currently running a promotion for new students - 8 Lessons + 2 Lessons Free. To book your lessons you can go to this link.  

  • Upon purchase, you will receive an email with instructions on how to stream your private painting lessons online.

Online Art Classes Available

  • Drawing - Figure & Portrait

  • Painting - Figure & Portrait

  • Artist Career Consultation


Eric offers two options for students looking to study with him in his studio.  

Teaching an individual portrait art workshop - June 2018

Teaching an individual portrait art workshop - June 2018

1. Multiple Day Workshop Intensives
If you are looking for a total immersive experience in portrait painting and figurative painting, taking a private workshop is perfect for you. This is great for students traveling from out of the area and you can stay right next door at the Bismark Bed and Breakfast during your workshop. Currently, Eric offers an individual 3 and 5 day intensive studio workshop.  Classes run from 9AM to 3:30PM each day with a break for lunch at noon. During this time you will learn Eric's pragmatic approach to painting academic art.  This is a fantastic option for those artists looking to make huge strides in their art in a short amount of time.  Learn from Eric's 25 years of professional experience as a figurative and portrait painter and make huge gains in your abilities.  Since every individual intensive is a custom class created for the artist, please email the artist using the form below to plan your workshop.

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2. Weekly art classes
The majority of Eric's students study 1-3 times with him each week in his studio in Hamburg, PA for 1-2 hours at a time.  Classes are $65/hr and are booked in blocks of 10 hours. If you’re looking for drawing and painting classes near you and you’re located in PA, NY or NJ you’re an easy drive to study with me each week. I am currently running a promotion for new students - 8 Lessons + 2 Lessons Free. To book your lessons you can go to this link.  

The Bismark
Bed and Breakfast

Lodging for multiple day Painting workshops

We have a beautiful Bed and Breakfast next door to Eric's studio called The Bismark.  Ask for the owners George or Charlotte.  Why travel out of town to the nearest Microtel when you can stay in a beautiful property right here in the center of Hamburg, Pa?  Learn More → 


To see a list of testimonials from artists who have traveled the world to study with me in my studio or online art class reviews from my current and past students