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Home-Study and Studio Art Instruction for Children and Adults-Teacher Training


The New Masters Art Curriculum is dedicated to the development of a new generation of great masters.

Program Philosophy:

An introduction to the masters system
Click on the topic above to find out how the program got started, how it works, and the theories and historical traditions it is based on.

Program principles and goals
Enter to know why we teach students to draw what they see rather than what they imagine, how and why we have broken down the tasks of drawing and painting into small steps, and why we set such high standards for our students.

Perception vs. Invention
Enter for a short essay supporting the practice of accurately drawing and painting what one experiences over the practice of abstracting or distorting perceptual experience.


Student Art



"Talent Is A Matter of Training"
-- Shinichi Suzuki

John Gordon
Director, Gordon School of Art
New Masters™ Art Curriculum



For more information please visit our curriculum summary page.

N651 Norman Road, Kewaunee, WI 54216 • 1-800-210-1220

Email: gordon@newmasters.com


Home-Study and Studio Art Instruction for Children and Adults-Teacher Training