For artists at every level, beginner to advanced, Evolve affords a relaxing environment with a result driven program of foundational art training. Understanding that technical proficiency is the underpinning of all good art, Evolve offers a rigorous program to develop these skills. Employing a unique approach of contemporary methods built upon the traditions of the old masters, Evolve provides an education that quickly delivers results to its students.
Classes in charcoal rendering and oil painting are the backbone of Evolve's offerings. All traditional classes at Evolve are taught by Kevin Murphy. His twenty years of experience as a professional Illustrator, Art Director, and Portraitist enables him to provide Evolve students an insight typically reserved for those attending the top universities of the world.
Kevin Murphy is an internationally recognized award winning portrait painter and illustrator. Kevin created nearly 250 commercial illustrations for such major entities as:
- The Rolling Stones
- National Geographic
- Lucas Arts
- Barnes and Noble
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Evolve?
What is Evolve?
What is the cost?
Pricing is similar to what you'd find for music lessons or a fitness class. The cost of the foundations program (roughly 1 year long) is $199/month for 12 months, and includes all materials instruction (think paint, canvas, brushes, etc), and 1-on-1 check ins for homework assignments as you work through each block to make sure you are developing the good habits all the way through.
If you'd like to pay for the year long program up front, you can do that for $2,000 which saves you $388.
When is the next class?
Evolve has open enrollment meaning you can get started right now - simply visit this page and place your order.
As soon as your order is placed, your box will be shipped out on Friday of the same week and you can instantly access your first videos and begin participating in the private community.
Do you offer feedback?
Do you offer a payment plan?
Yes, we do. The payment plan covers the cost of the foundations program (roughly 1 year long) is $199/month for 12 months, and includes all materials instruction (think paint, canvas, brushes, etc), and 1-on-1 check ins for homework assignments as you work through each block to make sure you are developing the good habits all the way through.
What do the student results look like?
Do I need previous art experience?
Is Evolve an online school?
Do you cover 'the fundamentals'?
Will this limit my creativity? I want to draw from my imagination.
Can I complete it at my own pace?
Yes, absolutely! You'll get all the material for charcoal (Block 1) right away. If you complete the work doing 1 hr per day it will take you about 3 months to complete that Block. Some students progress faster and others slower.
Will this give me confidence in my art?
Is it really possible to study art online and get better?
I was told I don't have any talent - can it really work for me?
Is there anything special about the materials you use?
Yes, we use the finest art materials available.
You will receive all of the materials for drawing and painting including the custom paint from Old Holland not available in stores and created specifically for Evolve students to make the transition to paint as straight forward as possible. Old Holland (https://www.oldholland.com) is widely regarded as the finest paint maker. With a history dating back to the old masters, this company has been creating paint since the early 1600’s. Becoming familiar with their paint will continue the mindset of using the best materials will yield the best results for your art work while also making the learning process easier.
How will you help me stay motivated?
Have Evolve students produced awesome art?
Will I be able to create paintings like I see on your website?
Yes, you will. The paintings found on the Evolve website are examples of the actual paintings that you will create. Check out the images here: https://evolveartist.com/block-1-gallery/
Can I use Paypal to pay for Evolve?
Yes, you can. You can also pay by creditcard.
Is Youtube a good alternative to Evolve?
Should I study art in college?
Do you have a guarantee?
Yes! If you complete all of the exercises in the entire first block 1 and are unable to achieve the results presented in that block we will give you a 100% refund.
*Because of shipping and material costs, to receive your refund you must work through and complete all of the Block 1 exercises to be eligible.
What is your refund policy?
In order to qualify for a refund you must complete all of the exercises in the first Block of the course and then email support to let us know that Evolve has not delivered on the results you have been promised.