Discover the secret of realist art drawing techniques on your own time.

Now you can learn the techniques of the Old Masters online. The Toronto Academy of Realist Art is pleased to offer a new online instructional program on how to master realist drawing skills using the same step-by-step methods taught by the French academies of the 19th Century.

  • Bargue Drawing Companion (online version) discounted price.

    Available now, for the first time ONLINE version! We are pleased to announce that in partnership with Realist Art Online, (RAO) we can now offer same great content as the DVD but now available online with 24/7 access from your desktop, mobile or tab...
  • Drawing the Figure – 2.5 hour step-by-step video demonstration

    You can learn to draw from the live model using the techniques of the masters with Senior Academy Of Realist Art instructor Fernando Freitas. This online workshop walks you through our proven step-by-step process to help you achieve realistic results...
  • In the Studios of the French Academies

    Available now, the ONLINE version! Instructor Fernando Freitas takes students through the stages of painting in the tradition of the old masters in this one-hour video workshop.  Working from a selected study, students learn the specific step-by-...
  • The Academic Painting Process

    Available online now! In this online workshop, principal instructor Fernando Freitas guides students to paint the figure by copying Femme au Coquillage by master painter William Bouguereau. By using a step-by-step academic painting process like Boug...