Excellence in Art Instruction

Look at what YOU can paint - even with no experience or if you think you have no talent!  Most classes are one day classes, although some more advanced projects may be two or more days. 

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Original Artwork 

Ed's paintings are for sale -including the "demo" paintings used for classes. Ed  has studio work available for sale and some are available through the Galleries that currently represent him. 

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Do you have a favorite scene you would love to preserve in an original painting? What about a portrait of yourself or a loved one? Pet portraits are becoming increasingly popular. 

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God is the only one who really creates. Any talent I have is just His permission to copy His creation. 

Ed Gowen

I have so enjoyed your kind, gentle, encouraging coaching and your sense of wit and charm.  You, too, put the JOY in painting for all us students!

Janet W.


I attribute the success of these classes to Ed's genuine interest in the students and his ability to make the class fun as well as informative. . . Ed has a way with people as well as being a very qualified instructor.


Ruth Booth,

 Retail Manager, 

Charlottesville, Va. 

339 Snapps Mill Road

Spout Spring, Va. 24593

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434 - 851 - 2765