Private Art Instruction

Enjoy one-on-one art instruction from myself, Peter Inglis.

I have written more than 12 books on art and created a syllabus which has seen hundreds of people enter the art world through painting masterworks by Van Gogh, Monet and Cezanne.

Buy 'Private Art Coaching 4 hours' and contact Peter at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to schedule your session.

Here are some examples.


Michelle is the happy owner and the creator of this interpretation of Monet's Waterlilies No.1, 1916.

Michelle H's Monet's Waterlilies No.1, 1916.
Having participated in six masterwork painting sessions Michelle felt ready to tackle a larger scalework.

She had previously painted this piece in a regular session, and so was already familiar with the subject. To complete this large version required 8 hours of private one-one-one coaching.

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Paint a Masterwork

Entry requirements: None. Suitable for beginners and artists of all levels who want to brush up on their painting skills.

This course will build your basic skills as you interpret some of the most famous paintings in western art and simple and attractive landscapes of Sydney scenery.

All upcoming sessions.

Van Gogh

The Language of Line

Van Gogh: Starry Night
Van Gogh: Starry Night - Paint it

Van Gogh: Wheat Field with Cypresses, 1889
Van Gogh: Wheat Field with Cypresses, 1889 - Paint it

Van Gogh: Sunflowers version 1
Van Gogh's 'Sunflowers' version 1 - Paint it

Apply the "Language of Line" to the conical forms in flowers.

Van Gogh: Sunflowers version 3
Van Gogh's 'Sunflowers' version 3 - Paint it

Cezanne

The Essential Shapes of Everything

Cezanne said "... with an apple I will astonish Paris".

And he did. But it's difficult for the modern eye to see why, because his innovations became intrinsic to the language of western art in the 20th century.

In these paintings we will explore Cezanne's compelling and powerful style.

Cezanne: Apples, 1878
Cezanne: Apples, 1878 - Paint it

Cezanne: Still life with Fruit Dish, 1880
Cezanne: Still life with Fruit Dish, 1880 - Paint it

Cezanne: Still Life with Apples,1890
Cezanne: Still Life with Apples,1890 - Paint it

Cezanne: Still life with a jug and fruit, 1893
Cezanne: Still life with a jug and fruit, 1893 - Paint it

Monet

The Language of Nature

Monet's body of work covers all subjects from portraiture, to landscapes, seascapes, gardens and still life. By recreating his paintings from the inside out we develop a powerful tool kit for all our painting activities.

 Monet: 'Adolphe Monet reading in the Garden, 1866'
Monet: Adolphe Monet reading in the Garden, 1866 - Paint it

Monet: Boats at Argentuil
Monet: Boats at Argenteuil - Paint it

Monet: Fields of Tulip with Rijnsburg Windmill, 1886
Monet: Fields of Tulip with Rijnsburg Windmill, 1886 - Paint it

Monet: Garden in Bloom at Sainte-Addresse, 1866
Monet: Garden in Bloom at Sainte-Addresse, 1866 - Paint it

 Monet's 'Jeanne Marguerite Lecadre in the Garden, 1866'
Monet: Jeanne Marguerite Lecadre in the Garden, 1866 - Paint it

Monet: Lane in the Poppy Fields at Ile Saint Martin,1880
Monet: Lane in the Poppy Fields at Ile Saint Martin,1880 - Paint it

Monet: Haystacks: White Frost, sunrise, 1889 - learn this painting at Inglis Academy
Monet: Haystacks: White Frost, sunrise, 1889 - Paint it

Monet: Japanese Bridge, 1899
Monet: Japanese Bridge, 1899 - Paint it

Monet: Japanese Bridge no.2, 1899
Monet: Japanese bridge no.2, 1899 - Paint it

Monet: Meadow with Poplars, 1875
Monet: Meadow with Poplars, 1875 - Paint it

Monet: Poppy field near Argenteuil, 1873
Monet: Poppy field near Argenteuil, 1873 - Paint it

Monet: Summer (Meadow at Bezons), 1874
Monet: Summer (Meadow at Bezons), 1874 - Paint it

Monet: Vase of Chrysanthemums, 1882
Vase of Chrysanthemums, 1882. Following the example of the "Bach of Art", Monet, we explore the delicate line brush and the versatile filbert brush. - Paint it

Monet: Waterlilies, 1906, No.1
Monet: Waterlilies, 1906, No.1 - Paint it

Monet: Waterlilies, 1906, No.3
Monet: Water Lilies 1906, no.3 - Paint it

Monet: Water Lilies with Weeping Willows, 1916
Monet: Water Lilies, 1916 - Paint it

Monet: Waterlilies, 1919, No.2 Monet: Waterlilies, 1919, No.2
Monet: Water Lilies 1919, no.2 - Paint it

Renoir

The finest textures of impressionism.

Renoir: Bouquet of Roses, 1880.
Renoir: Bouquet of Roses, 1880. - Paint it.

Still life with Roses, 1910
Renoir: Still life with Roses, 1910 - Paint it

Still Life

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Still Life in Tone and Colour - Complete an original still life painting with flowers! - Paint it

Australian Landscapes

Boats at Manly Cove (ala Monet), by Peter Inglis
Boats at Manly Cove (ala Monet) - Paint this!

Centennial Park in Autumn Colours - painting © 2017 Peter Inglis.
Centennial Park in Autumn Colours - Paint this!

Autumn Sunset (at Old Government House) - painting © 2017 Peter Inglis.
Autumn Sunset (at Old Government House) - Paint this!

Bush Cabin (Fagan Park in Galston) - painting © 2017 Peter Inglis.
Bush Cabin (Fagan Park in Galston) - Paint this!

Beach & Boats (Toukley on the Central Coast) - painting © 2017 Peter Inglis.
Beach & Boats (Toukley on the Central Coast) - Paint this!

Boats at Ball's Head Bay (Waverton) - painting © 2017 Peter Inglis.
Boats at Ball's Head Bay (Waverton) - Paint this!

Cathedral of Colour (Mt. Wilson) - painting © 2017 Peter Inglis.
Cathedral of Colour (Mt. Wilson) - Paint this!

Dee Why Beach and Long Reef, Sydney - painting © 2017 Peter Inglis.
Dee Why Beach and Long Reef - Paint this!

Dee Why Beach and Long Reef, Sydney - painting © 2017 Peter Inglis.
Dee Why Beach and Long Reef - as Monet - Paint this!

Enchanted Leura in Sydney's Blue Mountains - painting © 2017 Peter Inglis.
Enchanted Leura in Sydney's Blue Mountains - Paint this!

Waterlilies and Japanese Bridge at Fagan Park (Galston) - painting © 2017 Peter Inglis.
Waterlilies and Japanese Bridge at Fagan Park (Galston) - Paint this!

Fitzroy Falls (Kangaroo Valley) - painting © 2017 Peter Inglis.
Fitzroy Falls (Kangaroo Valley) - Paint this!

Hill End Road - paint this easy Aussie Landscape - painting © 2017 Peter Inglis.
Hill End Road - Paint this!

Lake of Serenity - original painting by Peter Inglis ©2017
Lake of Serenity - Paint this!

Nerang Pool, Canberra with flat brushes - original painting by Peter Inglis ©2017
Nerang Pool, Canberra with flat brushes - Paint this!

Manly Aquarium ala Monet, by Peter Inglis
Manly Aquarium ala Monet - Paint this!

Palm Beach from Bible Garden, Sydney - painting © 2017 Peter Inglis.
Palm Beach from Bible Garden - Paint this!

Palm Beach from West Head, Sydney - painting © 2017 Peter Inglis. Palm Beach from West Head, Sydney
Palm Beach from West Head, Sydney - Paint this!

Palm Beach from West Head, Sydney - as Cezanne
Palm Beach from West Head - ala Cezanne - Paint it!

Palm Beach South, Sydney
Beach & Brollies (Palm Beach South)

Path of Dreams (Mt. Wilson) - painting © 2017 Peter Inglis.
Path of Dreams (Mt. Wilson) - Paint this!

Sydney Harbour Bridge (from Lavender Bay) - painting © 2017 Peter Inglis.
Sydney Harbour Bridge (from Lavender Bay) - Paint this!

Pentecost River Crossing, the Kimberleys - painting © 2017 Peter Inglis.
Pentecost River Crossing, the Kimberleys - Paint this!

Sea of Flowers (Wisteria Gardens) - painting © 2017 Peter Inglis.
Sea of Flowers (Wisteria Gardens) - Paint this!

Sunset at Manly - original painting by Peter Inglis ©2017
Sunset at Manly - Paint this!

Sydney Opera House - a jewel in the night - painting © 2017 Peter Inglis.
Sydney Opera House - a jewel in the night - Paint this!

Sydney Opera House in -Vivid- colours - painting © 2017 Peter Inglis.
Sydney Opera House in -Vivid- colours - Paint this!

Three Sisters, Blue Mountains - painting © 2017 Peter Inglis. Three Sisters, Blue Mountains - the ebook by Peter Inglis
Three Sisters, Blue Mountains - Paint this!

Paradise in the Sun (Whitsunday Islands) - painting © 2017 Peter Inglis.
Paradise in the Sun (Whitsunday Islands) - Paint this!

Waterfall of Wisteria (Wisteria Gardens) - painting © 2017 Peter Inglis.
Waterfall of Wisteria (Wisteria Gardens) - Paint this!


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Painting School Comparison

Here is a survey and comparison of selected painting classes around Sydney.

Details contained here were gathered from the business websites in 2017. Contact the business directly to confirm.

Content

School How long until I can paint Van Gogh and Monet (I am a beginner)? The syllabus? Which colour system do you teach? Where can I read the teacher's art publications?
Inglis Academy First lesson.
Finish one masterwork each lesson.
Masterwork Syllabus Modified Chevreul as used by Monet Peter Inglis Art Books
Paint it up        
Life with Paint        
North Shore School of Art "Some classes will incorporate short studies reviewing masterpieces in Western Art."
Mike also offers advanced private instruction.
North Shore School of Art   A highly trained artist. More info here www.mikelamble.com/
Sydney Art School Not specified.      
Northbridge School of Visual Arts        

Cost

School Can I take one lesson
whenever I feel like it?
Ratio of
student : teacher?
Hourly Rate? Materials included?
Inglis Academy Yes. 6:1 $20 - 40 per hour Yes
Paint it up Yes Not stated.
Anecdotally 15:1 or higher.
$32 Yes
Life with Paint Yes Not stated.
Anecdotally 15:1 or higher.
$32 Yes
North Shore School of Art Yes 14:1 $15  
Sydney Art School 8 week terms   $30 / hr for a 4 hour workshop No.
Northbridge School of Visual Arts Yes 8:1 $30 / hr for a 4 hour workshop  

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