Oil Portrait Instructor
Valerie Stewart has been teaching portraits full-time since 1981. Valerie began her training under nationally known artists such as BJ Nartker & Mary Carole Larsen. She was honored to be asked by Bob Ross to film some portrait videos for his company to market to interested painters around the globe.
In the many years that she has taught, she has touched the lives of thousands of painters around the world. Valerie’s love of people is evident in her beautiful artwork. She doesn’t consider her students to be just students but they also are valued friends. She continues to travel the United States extensively throughout the year teaching dozens of painting classes to beginners and advanced students alike. Valerie currently lives in El Dorado Hills, California with her husband Ernie.
Val’s Motto: “Everything is easy…once you know how!”