All DVDs are in full color and about an hour long. Each is a complete lesson from start to finished painting. All lessons start with E. John disusing the video lesson, from sketching to final brush stroke. A finished complete picture of the lesson is available for you to download at the end of each lesson or a color 5x7 picture can be mailed for a fee of $9.95 each. All of E. John's lessons are available on VHS upon request.