AWAKEN YOUR CREATIVE GENIUS.

You can master your craft while learning to harness the creative beast that lives inside of you. Start with our FREE Micro Course or dive right in with our Bold Color Bootcamp. 

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THIS IS YOUR TRIBE.

A growing community of creatives. A place to learn what you love. Join students in over 80 countries.

PAINTING HUMANITY ONLINE COURSE

FREE

A free introduction to Bold Color painting. Witness a complete painting in one hour.

Charla will discuss references, color choices and answer her most asked questions on social media. 

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BOLD COLOR BOOTCAMP

$395 $197 - 50% off Black Friday

Learn to paint faces with a focus in the technique of abstract color. This is an intensive class with 40+ hours of instruction.

Charla will give you courage to create while sharing her painting knowledge.

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$395 - new course

Let's paint bold, colorful, wild animals.

As we demonstrate 5 Real Time animal portraits we'll talk about planning, color theory and technique. 

This class is for intermediate students who want to gain new knowledge.

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WHERE YOU BELONG

We are a community that understands the highs and lows of the creative journey.

Check out the work behind this text! This is just a sample of the incredible art created by Bold School students.

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BEGIN FOR FREE

No need to stress about if this is the right place for you. Start for free and see how we teach and paint. 

BOLD COLOR MICRO COURSE

One painting. One hour. Free.

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READY TO IMMERSE YOURSELF? 

Learn anytime, at your pace and rewatch as often as you need.

BOLD COLOR BOOTCAMP

40+ lessons, 8 modules and real-time demonstrations, join over 1000 students already inside the community. 

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DO YOU LOVE ANIMALS?

Now you can paint them in Bold Color!

PAINTING THE WILD

5 Paintings, 5 Palettes, 5 Approaches. 

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Bold School Mentors

Above are just three of the faces working behind the scenes at Bold School.

When you have questions, come to our private groups where our mentors will be waiting.

/ LEFT: Charla Maarschalk, MIDDLE: Corey Moortgat, RIGHT: Axel Martinez /

Bold colorful hummingbird painting
Bold colorful elephant painting
Bold Lioness painting by Charla Maarschalk
Bold colorful Polar Bears painting
Abstract Lion painting

"Thanks for a great class. I have taken a lot of online classes, and honestly yours is by far my favorite and most informative for the style I was looking to create."

- Kelly

"Charla's workshop is a well structured mix of demos and painting. Charla is a very knowledgeable but humble teacher and I would love to take another class with her."

- Barbara

"Exactly what I needed! Charla makes theory easy, offers you resources & walks you through her entire process. I have taken many online classes. This is one of my favorites."

- Wayne

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