The Perrin Method™, created by Master Painter Dennis Perrin. 

A virtual course with Dennis Perrin and team is more than just teaching about technique and picture making. It's a comprehensive experience on how to think about painting, where a painting comes from, a self-examination of the question "Why Paint?" as well as a thorough exploration of color, value, temperature, technique and materials.

Joining a Perrin Method™ Course ensures a complete exposure to the lineage of the great painters historically, and an immersion in the full enjoyment of the Creative Process. By teaching students to imagine and visualize their completed paintings, Perrin provides the student with an infallible road map to the successful completion of any creative project.

"Manifesting a painting is no different than manifesting any other experience in our lives."

– Dennis Perrin

Our online courses are specifically designed to participate in any level you have room for in your life. As a student, you have a choice if you want to be a part of the conversation every day or weekly, or not at all. 


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By becoming a Perrin Method™ student, you instantly join a community of hundreds of artists around the globe. The community is part of what makes our online courses so unique. Artists gather together in our virtual classroom and share stories that bring tears to our eyes. We're not kidding. Everyone finds art for a reason. 

"I have studied with many nationally known painters. But this class and its cutting edge presentation has truly been inspirational. Reviewing the videos numerous times has finally cemented a process that is entirely new to me! Dennis' commentary also has led me to a whole new way of thinking in the abstract so that I am painting the essence of a subject, not a realistic rendition. I am excited beyond words and am looking forward to the next segment." - C.D.

Anywhere you live in the world, you can learn to paint with Master Painter Dennis Perrin

Announcing our newest Virtual Course

Painting from the Inside Out: A Journey in Self Discovery

Begin any course, anytime you want.

All Perrin Method™ Virtual Courses come with Lifetime and Unlimited Access.

To be a master, think like a master. Every student of the Perrin Method™ gets the opportunity to be right there with Dennis, receiving the stream of thoughts as he paints.

See the view direct from his seat. Learn about temperatures and values right as he's creating them in the moment. Get your questions answered right in the moment, just as you could at an in-person class. 

You don't have to leave the comforts of your own home studio to join Dennis and learn the Perrin Method™. In fact, you can have your own Plein Air set up in the field, tuning in to a lesson.

Come to a workshop! Dennis will be teaching a handful of live workshops across the US in the winter of 2017. If you've always wanted to learn from the Master Painter in person, this is your opportunity.

Workshops currently scheduled in Georgia, Huntsville, Louisiana, San Diego, Thousand Oaks, Marin County, Colorado, and Indiana in 2017. 

Stay tuned for our Maine Summer 2017 Workshop Schedule, to be announced.