In all courses, students learn a method of painting where successful results are likely regardless of past experience or level of expertise.

Topics to be covered include two most important considerations: composition and choice of colors. Other items include importance of the center of interest, values/tones, paint transparency and opacity, a variety of brush strokes, glazing, under-painting and textures.  Drawing skills are not required.

Anthony’s objectives in teaching are to ensure that each student gains all required knowledge, skills, competency and confidence in painting to successfully complete paintings of numerous different types.

About Painting Classes

"Colors Above and Beyond", an acrylic painting just completed, 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!

​​​​​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.  Bonus:  For joining our mailing list, Anthony will email you his comprehensive  summary of the single most important consideration for paintings to be successful and impactful -- GOOD COMPOSITION! 

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

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

​Whiting Studios

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.

Current group exhibitions in which Anthony's paintings are included:

--  A show by the Jacksonville Artists Guild at the               Unity Plaza Gallery at 220 Riverside Ave.
--  A show by The Plantation Artists Guild at the

    Omni Hotel Art Gallery in Amelia Island.


Anthony Whiting's painting classes and workshops will

not take place until the end of July due to upcoming

US and overseas travel.  The dates and locations of

classes and workshops in the Jacksonville area will

be announced in late July on this website.  In the

meantime please do email expressions of interest to for such instruction

including any preferred location in this area.

BREAKING NEWS:  The company Expertise, LLC

in Seattle, WA just 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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