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Portrait Prep Challenge Course - Session 2

A Quick 5 Day Portrait Challenge Course!

This course will begin on October 15 and will conclude on October 20.

In this Challenge Course we'll be spending more time drawing the eyes! It should be a lot of fun!

Why a challenge course? Mostly because it's fun! It's also quick and you learn a lot during the process. Win-Win!

New lessons delivered each day at noon!


Here's some of what you get:

A quick daily assignment!

A video demonstration of the assignment that day!

A quiz to reinforce your learning!

Community and instructor support via the discussion forum!

Accountability, if you choose to post your work with the group!


Here's what recent prep students posted on social media:

Your Instructor


John Middick
John Middick

John Middick is an award-winning artist, instructor, and creator of the Sharpened Artist Academy and community. He's the creator and co-host of the highly-rated Colored Pencil Podcast. He returned to art in 2009 after a 20-year hiatus, and has since become an influential voice in the Colored Pencil community, where he seeks to provide other aspiring artists with easy access to resources and information about developing their craft. John is an active member of the Colored Pencil Society of America (CPSA), and also maintains a regular online presence through his podcast, website, social media, and the new Sharpened Artist Academy. He lives in Cincinnati, Ohio.


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