Student Artwork & Participant Feedback

Studying with Marvin is beyond invaluable. It is empowering, opening up a whole new level of game play that makes you realize that the fun has only just begun . 

- Holly Klein
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Mary Beth Lumley
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Martin Wittfooth
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Noah Klavens
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Yanjun Li
- Martin Wittfooth
- Yanjun Li
- Noah Klavens
Student Portrait Drawing
Irina Moreno
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Amina Akhmadeeva
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Noor Chadha
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Flladi Kulla
- May Beth Lumley
- Nita Bakay
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Noah Klavens
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Yanjun Li
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Irina Moreno
Student Oil Portrait Painting
David Terry
- David Terry
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Noor Chadha
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Julie Deane
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Tanya Stolstein
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Linda West
- Noor Chadha
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Carole Katz
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Rami Baglio
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Billy Norrby
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Tim Dose
- Billy Norrby
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Carole Katz
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Arlene Nadal
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Noor Chadha
Student Oil Portrait Painting
David Arnot
- Carole Katz
Student Oil Portrait Painting
San Zanger
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Kay Moss
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Anne Morel
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Kathleen Speranza
- Kathleen Speranza
- Claire Bradford
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Nicole Mone
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Martin Wittfoothl
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Michael Billsboro
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Rob Day
- Dorian Vallejo

Marvin, I know everyone will agree with me when I say you are a fantastic teacher. You taught me more than I even knew I needed to learn. It's hard to put into words an experience that has had such a profound effect. It has changed the way I paint. And yes, I have started painting. My husband has been drafted into sitting for me. It was such a unique experience that I will cherish the rest of my life.Barbara Clack

- Barbara Clack
- Julie Deane
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Joseph Daily
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Heather Price-Hows
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Joseph Cooper
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Julia Gavralova
-  Erica Gofton
- Marco Palomeque
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Matthew Innis
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Shane Williams
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Ryan Santos
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Jane Cronk
- Matthew Innis
- Matt Ellrod
- Tod Mason
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Wu Chen
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Alma Ortiz
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Barry Grason
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Larry Houser
- Patrick Carney
- Ilke Sevinsel
- Sarah Vaccariello
- Jenny Lynn Poggi
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Kevin Brownie
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Sam Zanger
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Julia Gavralova
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Lori Hollander
- Wendy Hauschildt
- Richard DePascal
- Meg Aiken
- George Strasburger
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Jessica Pester
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Mary Beth Lumley
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Jocelyn Henry
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Christine McBryan

On my first day of Marvin’s class five years ago, he told us that all he ever wanted to do was paint as realistically as possible. That was music to my ears.

- Jessica Pester
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Xia Jing
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Barry Grason
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Patricia Pittman
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Billy Norrby
- Enzi Shamiri
- Corinna Brannon
- Jeff Ott

This workshop is an unusually dense and thoughtful course of instruction - well worth taking twice - even for copious note-takers like myself. I processed the information differently and more completely the second time. It exceeded my expectations and my expectations were very high. It might have taken a decade or two for me to learn, on my own, what Marvin delivered in one week. Benjamin Franklin said it best: "Learn of the skillful; he that teaches himself has a fool for his master."

- Brian Owens
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Chris Rosso
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Joseph Daily
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Sarah DeGraf
Student Oil Portrait Painting
Richard Hodges
- Joseph Daily
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