Classroom in a Box - Frazetta's Dark Kingdom (Lite Version)


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The Grand Master of  Fantasy Illustration!

No one has had more impact on the fantasy art world than Frank Frazetta. His iconic illustrations continue to inspire artists, even today. He had the unique capacity to conjure imaginative scenes of monumental heroes purely from his vivid imagination.

Frazetta filled his canvases with bold brush strokes over a solid underpainting using oils and classic brushwork. In this Classroom in a Box, you will learn to achieve the same look using oils, an airbrush, and a single flat brush. 

New Paint Technology

Over the last decade, emerging paint technology has allowed artists to create the look and feel of oil using acrylics with specialized binders. on. In this video, Dru will show you the secret of getting airbrush paint to resemble oil paint. The results will surprise you.


Sometimes it's just not possible to attend a workshop

Dru has designed his classroom in a box home study courses just for you. Dru is 100% committed to making his lessons the best and most informative they can be. Each Classroom in a Box walks you through a project step-by-step just like being at a Dru Blair workshop.

Classroom in a Box home study courses are recorded in real-time using HD video and narrated by Dru Blair himself as he walks you through your project and explains not only every mark he makes, but more importantly, why he makes those marks, as well as why he chooses to use one technique over another. Classroom in a Box home study courses: the next best thing to being there!

Now is an opportunity to paint in the style of Frazetta, using Dru's approach and techniques. All you need is an airbrush setup, and this course. Join a workshop or purchase Classroom in a Box home study course to prove to yourself that you are ready to take your art to the next level!



Topics covered include

  • Laying out the mask
  • Establishing an underpainting
  • The chemistry of paint manipulation
  • Traditional brushwork.
  • the necessary level of detail
  •  managing shadow edges
  •  Color formulas
  • using the blue shift to your advantage
  • managing different edge forms


Included in this kit:

  • 1 - 19.5 x 26-inch sheet of Blair Airbrush paper
  • 1- 19.5 x 26-inch high-quality reference print for use as a guide
  • Mylar stencil
  • A formula sheet for mixing colors
  • Exclusive permanent access to 14 hours of online instructional content
  • Nicely packaged to keep supplies organized - also GREAT for gift giving!

Paint required: Scarlet, Yellow, White, Burnt Umber, Burnt Sienna, Black, Viridian, Red Violet, Cobalt Blue, Sepia Createx Illustration Colors™: 

Lite version (no tools or paint) $295

Click here for Full version $349



Purchasers can paint this image again and again. This kit is distributed under an exclusive license from copyright holder Frazettagirls Inc.  Usage rights of kit materials and videos themselves are non-transferable, and distribution of the kits, videos, and/or their content to the public is prohibited without written consent. Please include "after Frazetta" when signing your name to your final painting.


How to view the video

Video Access begins just before your box ships, and includes access to 14 hours of instructional HD quality video in 4 parts.

This is a full workshop project from beginning to end - Just like being in the classroom with Dru teaching! You see the project as a first-person viewer. The camera is positioned in front of the instructor, not over the shoulder, so you will see the project develop as Dru's eyes would see it.

Step 1-Purchase one or more Classroom in a Box kits

Step 2-Create an account at checkout if you don't already have one with our store. You will be prompted to supply your email and create a password unless you have previously created an account for that email address.

Step 3-Check your email for a link to view your Classroom in a Box video(s). It will have a subject of: Blair School of Realism: Classroom in a Box -Video link, and will arrive from: Blair School of Art

Step 4-Click on the link that is emailed to you. You will be directed when to enter your password. You will then be able to view your video online (requires internet access).

Videos are for private use only and may not be shared, played for an audience, or used to conduct classes without written authorization. Violation may result in forfeiture of viewing rights to all Classroom in a Box videos.


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