Molly Herman
Craftsy Instructor

New York City

Molly Herman received her Masters in Fine Art from the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan, and soon afterwards joined the Parsons School of Design as an instructor. Her work has been exhibited in more than 35 group and solo exhibitions, and featured in Mad Men and The Devil Wears Prada. She draws inspiration from music, poetry and nature, and is thrilled to share her passion with Craftsy artists!

Molly's Craftsy Classes


The Artful Copy: How to Paint Like a Master

Matisse, Picasso and Van Gogh perfected their craft by copying the works of others. Try this time-honored tradition and find out why! Deconstruct and transcribe a masterwork using instructor and classically trained artist Molly Herman's tips on how to copy a painting. Learn the impressionist-like Bezold effect, and add a sculptural sense of depth with the dynamic impasto technique. Discover how to use glazing with transparent paints to bring cohesion and harmony to your piece, and enjoy a bonus lesson on color theory and working with a limited palette. Unlock the methods of the masters in this fun, fast-paced exploration of iconic artwork, and learn how to make any masterpiece your own!


Molly's Projects

Bonnard Study: Impasto Technique
Finished Painting (Copy of Bonnard)
Study: Bezold Effect
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