Ian's class is so relaxing and informative. I encourage my friends to come to have the experience of painting. Every class I learn something new. Ian has helped me to improve my painting techniques using the knife, different brushes and oils to paint trees and mountains and water. Using acrylic and oils has been very intriguing. Ian helps everyone to go home with a masterpiece. Joan Duval-Thorn

I enjoyed the classes I took. I hope to do a class or two but I there always seems to be a conflict on the times. There is a class in July that I would like to take. I will know better closer to the date. I am happy with all my paintings, especially my mountains. I have never painted before and I exceeded my own exceptions. Thank you Ian. I also had fun. Chris Hunter







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...."STUDIO THIRTY EIGHT", the official site website of Ian (DOC) Bartlett, a certified Bob Ross Instructor and a Joyce Ortner Certified International Seascape Instructor.

This web site is dedicated to spreading the Joy of Painting. I hope that you will get as much joy in learning the Bob Ross Wet-on-Wet Oil Painting Technique as I do in teaching it.

You can do it!


We've all seen the Bob Ross programs on public television but have you ever wondered if you could really paint like he did? Bob was famous for saying that anyone could paint and that all that was needed was desire and a little practice. Well he was absolutely right! You can do it! With a little help from me, your instructor, YOU will be able to accomplish beautiful paintings using all of the techniques for which Bob was so well known.

Even if you have never painted before, or have some painting experience, I can teach you how to paint with oils using the simple and impressive Bob Ross "wet on wet" technique.

All of this in just One Day!


If you have doubts or think " I couldn't do that!"  or "I can’t paint!" let me  introduce you to this technique with our "step-by-step" method showing you how to use the brushes, mix the colours, and have a good time while you're doing it!

Each painting taught is suitable for the absolute beginner, Intermediate or advanced student.

You are guaranteed to produce a beautiful painting that you will be proud to go home with.

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