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Inside the Famous Artists School

7 days ago   |   By Gurney Journey

The Famous Artists School, which was formed more than 70 years ago, was an early pioneer of remote learning. Some tantalizing glimpses of the correspondence course were featured in a half-hour TV program called "Operation Success." The Norman Rockwell Museum has posted the show on YouTube. The school hired a team of professional instructors who in turn had studied with the master illustrators. It was the job of these F.A.S. instructors to read and respond to the student work and to keep their files up to date. The voiceover says that this instructor is creating a painted criticism, based...
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