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Popular Online Painting Teachers

Layla M. H.

Reston, VA
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Lynn B.

Carlsbad, CA
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John H.

San Diego, CA
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Layla M. H. Reston, VA

Subjects Taught

Abstract Painting, Accent Reduction, Acoustic Guitar, Acrylic Painting, Adobe Lightroom, Algebra, American Government, American History, American Literature, Anthropology, AP English, AP English Literature, AP European History, AP Exam Prep, AP Government and Politics, AP U.S. History, AP World History, Arithmetic, Basic Math, Belly Dancing, College Admissions, Creative Writing, Czech, Dance, Drawing, Elementary Math, English, English Literature, Essay Writing, European History, Farsi, GED Test Prep, Geometry, Grammar, History, Humanities, Language, Life Coaching, Literature, Makeup, Math, Meditation, Microsoft Office, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Modern Dance, Music Theory, Painting, Philosophy, Photography, Poetry, Poi, Pre Algebra, Pre Calculus, PSAT, Psychology, Public Speaking, Reading, Religious Studies, SAT, Science, Skin Care, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Sociology, Spanish, Speech, Spelling, Statistics, Study Skills, Test Prep, Violin, Vocabulary, WordPress, World History, Writing, Yoga

About Me

With a Masters in International Relations from NYU and over five years experience at the college and university levels, I am extremely passionate about education and am willing to help any student willing to accept the assistance. I am excited to begin learning with you!

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College professor available to tutor students in a variety of social science disciplines as well as basic math. Also available for music and dance lessons both online and in person.

Lynn B. Carlsbad, CA

Subjects Taught

Drawing, Oil Painting, Painting, Watercolor Painting

About Me

Lynn B. attended four of the very best art colleges in the country With over 40 years experience in both painting and teaching art, she is well equipped to teach both any style and medium and to absolute beginners through advanced students.

Starting a very successful after school art program for grades 1-6, she has extensive experience in all age groups bringing the student from beginning drawing to the most advanced painting techniques that took over 40 years to acquire.

John H. San Diego, CA

Subjects Taught

Abstract Painting, Acoustic Guitar, Drawing, Music Recording, Oil Painting, Painting, Singing, Songwriting

About Me

I was born into poverty in the mountains of West Virginia in 1971. My Grandparents raised me alongside six of their daughters and one son. A small house filled with 10 people meant that we never had much food or space. The environment to which I was born created a debilitating introversion that plagued me during my youth. To say I was "shy" would be a monumental understatement! Creating Artwork, coupled with my love of nature, gave me a voice when I had no words.

In my late teens I found that, by challenging myself to reach out when my introversion was closing me in, I could achieve things that seemed unimaginable to me just years before. College, travel, performing -“ they were all such impossible dreams. But those dreams just would not fade. At age 20, I was accepted to Berea College, in Berea, KY; a college where low-income students with promise can attend tuition-free. Art had given me a voice, and now it had given me a path to education.

Being the first, and only member of my family to ever achieve such a feet, I was determined to use my time in college to the fullest. And so I did! After my freshman year, I traveled to Florence, Italy to study Art and Italian Culture for the summer. It was a trip that would change my life! Prior to traveling to Italy, I rarely left the small region I was from. I had never seen the ocean. I had never been on a plane. All of that changed in the summer of 1992 when I swallowed my fears and grabbed hold of a dream.

While walking along the Arno River in Florence, I could practically hear Leonardo DaVinci and Michelangelo speaking to me, encouraging me (oddly, in English!). I could feel the Artistic energy that flowed from past to present and into me. I imagined walking the same path the great Artists had. I had never been so inspired to create. Painting, sculpture, printmaking, music, poetry, photography;“ all things creative called to me after that visit to Italy. I felt truly alive for the first time in my life. I had broken through that final shell of introversion - that shell that had kept me so safe and so sad for so long. All I could think was, "Thank you Leo, and thank you Mike!"

After college, and with a finite amount of time available outside of working in the environmental field, I left my Artistic side on the shelf, in favor of my musical self. For 10 years I focused my energies on three distinctive musical projects and rarely produced visual art outside of the occasional commissioned piece. That imbalance changed when my wife, Amy, and I moved from Kentucky to San Diego in early 2008. Once we settled in on the West Coast, I felt something I had not felt in quite a while: Artistic inspiration. I could have sworn that Leo and Mike were wagging their fingers at me, asking where I had been for so many years!

With my muse back, and the lovely, blue sky above me, I immediately thought back to what inspired me as a child: beauty in form, and beauty in nature. Having grown up around so many women and so many trees, it was only a matter of time before I combined them both into one. And the Art Nouveau style seemed a perfect way to do just that!

Through the years, I have come to realize one important thing about myself, no matter how many times I have ignored it: I was born to create. Born to create Art and born to create music. All those years I spent without a voice, and now I cannot seem to keep quiet!

Tonya Rene H.

Gaines, MI
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Laurie K.

Casselberry, FL
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Wanda A.

Glendale, CA
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Tonya Rene H. Gaines, MI

Subjects Taught

Abstract Painting, Drawing, Life Coaching, Meditation, Painting

About Me

I have been a mystic/spiritual acrylic painter for over 25 years and have been teaching for over 15 years.

I have studied Visual Communications at the Colorado Institute of Art in Denver Colorado where I explored mediums such as pastels, inks, photography and acrylics.

I began teaching nearly fifteen years ago when I created an after school elementary art program.My teaching expanded to include additional schools, then adult classes in both drawing and painting.

Now I teach workshops from my studio and throughout MI. Including acrylic painting, acrylic techniques, drawing, metaphysics, energy healing, meditation and spiritual awakening as well as creative re-purposing and hosting medicine wheel ceremony.

Thank you for your interest, if you have any questions... please feel free to inquire.

Laurie K. Casselberry, FL

Subjects Taught

Abstract Painting, Music Therapy, Painting, Songwriting, Ukulele

About Me

HELLO! I'm Laurie, a very passionate ukulele singer, healer, guide, and artist since 2008. I honor each person's unique style and interest. I'm not teaching lessons just so people can perform, but so they can create a special bond with their instruments and canvases and their own style. We are all unique in how we create...so I want to watch that unfold. I'll go over all the basics and then we'll have fun! Each lesson will be a new experience and I will be allowing the student to guide and teach me ~ it's a team effort!

I LOVE children and have a background teaching Music Together classes as well as nannying my niece who was born with special needs. Depending on the needs, I would love to make myself available as I feel music is the best therapy for all of us.

I also offer sound healing sessions, on this site it is called Music Therapy. I own a few therapeutic instruments ~ a singing bowl, a reverie harp (anyone can play), drums, shakers, and a native american flute. I like to let these sessions have a life of their own so I do not plan...however we will use all the instruments so the person can feel the differences that each sound gives them.

I am in a wheelchair so traveling to other homes can be an issue if it is hard for me to get inside. I prefer to meet in accessible areas, open my home, or do lessons online when I am traveling. I want to be as available to you as I possible can! I'm excited! HOORAY

Let's JAM and have FUN!

Wanda A. Glendale, CA

Subjects Taught

Abstract Painting, Acrylic Painting, Ceramics, Crocheting, Drawing, Jewelry Design, Knitting, Oil Painting, Painting, Watercolor Painting

About Me

My name is Wanda and I am a visual artist,
I graduated from art school in 1993 and have been teaching private lessons for about 10 years. My background is in painting , and drawing, but I am also able to teach other mediums. Thanks for choosing me as your instructor .

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