Paintings by award-winning international fine artist, painting instructor and exhibition juror Anthony Whiting

​Whiting Studios

        ​​​Beginner and intermediate levels of

      painting instruction by Anthony Whiting

In all courses, students learn approaches and methods of painting where successful results are likely regardless of past experience or level of expertise. Drawing skills are not required. In both beginner and intermediate level courses the students' learning progress is through group instruction and, especially, through learning by doing.  All students receive  one-on-one coaching in addition to group instruction. Anthony’s objectives are to ensure that each student gains all required knowledge, skills, competency -- and confidence -- to successfully complete paintings of numerous types.  An overriding objective is to learn how to create paintings that are not only well executed in a traditional manner, but that are also created to be impactful to viewers!
Informational handouts are provided.

Anthony will respond to unlimited questions from students outside of class sessions during the course and up to a year after the course or workshop.

About Painting Classes

"Colors Above and Beyond", acrylic, 18" x 18".

One of the devices available to artists for enhancing the

resulting painting is the principle of contrast. In this painting, I've contrasted a busy portion of the image

with a quiet portion of the image -- as opposed to,

for example, having the painting be busy all over.

That works well to make this painting more impactful

than it would be otherwise!

Welcome to Anthony Whiting's website!​

Anthony leading a painting workshop at the Art Center Cooperative Feb 20, 2016 at The Landing,

Independence Dr., Jacksonville, FL.

Some current works

Current exhibitions in which                       Anthony's paintings are included:

​​​​     The Plantation Artists Guild at the Omni Hotel

    Art Guild and Gallery in Amelia Island.


​​​​​Anthony is a prize-winning professional artist, painting instructor and art exhibition juror who has worked internationally as an architect in the past but in recent years has devoted himself entirely to painting, teaching and art exhibitions.  Inspiration for his painting comes from nature in all its forms -- floral, birds, animal, aquatic life and geological formations.  One of Anthony's favorite quotes:  "Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you."  - Frank Lloyd Wright​​​

Anthony was the proud recipient of the brAIDS ARTreach 2006 First Prize award for his painting “Lilly Pond Treasure” In Jacksonville, FL and was the signature artist the following year. He also received the Best of Show 2013 Award at the Art-On-The-Green Show in 2013.   We invite you to visit numerous images of Anthony's artwork under the "Portfolio" tab.​​​  Many of his paintings have been in one-man and group exhibitions in England and the East coast of the US.

To learn about Anthony's upcoming exhibition openings and/or painting classes and workshops please provide your email address.  We promise not to sell, or make known your email address to anybody.  You may cancel your listing with us at any time.​​  If you have specific questions or comments, please contact us using the form on the Ordering page.

​    ​​​​Painting Instruction by Anthony


NEWS RELEASE:     The company Expertise, LLC in Seattle, WA  announced that having examined 178 painting and drawing teachers in Jacksonville, FL , they selected Anthony's company, Whiting Studios, to be among the top 9 painting and drawing teachers in this city.  Expertise, LLC specializes in helping connect people with experts in their community by

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Anthony is especially well qualified to teach painting in view of 40 years' experience teaching beginner and intermediate level students in 
London, England while working there as an architect and later in Connecticut where as a professional artist he taught painting classes.  Anthony's extensive teaching experience just in the Jacksonville area includes:

  •    Adult education classes at Fletcher High School
  •    The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach
  •    A private art gallery
  •    Several major art stores
  •    Artists Guild of Orange Park
  •    The University of North Florida OLLI program
  •    Presentations for The Plantation Artists Guild in Amelia Island
  •    The Art Center Cooperative in Jacksonville
  •    A workshop at the Island Art Association in Fernandina Beach
  •    Cypress Village