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

Watch Charla complete a bold color painting in just one hour.

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

This class is a great introduction to how Charla teaches and paints.

FREE

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BOLD COLOR BOOTCAMP

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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Let's paint bold, colorful, wild animals.

This is a 5-course series for intermediate students who want to gain new knowledge. Start with the animal you like best, and improve your skills as you paint along with Charla Maarschalk.

$99 each

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THE BOLD GALLERY

There's a place for you here. Our artists complete the spectrum from beginner to experienced. 

The work behind this text 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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Hear from our members.

We are a community that understands the highs and lows of the creative journey. This is where you belong.

Visit our community page and watch video stories straight from the heart of Bold School artists. 

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BE INSPIRED

Available for the month of December.  

PAINTING SANTA

The story behind the art. 
FREE Christmas Micro Course. 

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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

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

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

Creativity awaits!

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"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

BOLD ARTISTS AROUND THE WORLD

FIND COMMUNITY

One of the best parts of a traditional school is meeting other talented artists. That's why we've created a private Facebook community, for each course, designed for Bold School artists to collaborate, share work, give/receive feedback and learn and grow together.

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