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Popular Online Painting Teachers

Julia A.

Rego Park, NY
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Lynn B.

Carlsbad, CA
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Jaami W.

San Diego, CA
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Julia A. Rego Park, NY

I teach sketching, painting (watercolor, oil and acrylic) to children 5-10 years of age as way to release stress, gain confidence, and express themselves!
All materials are provided, but students are welcome to bring their own brushes, paints, paper, etc. if they so desire.

About Julia

With a Bachelors Degree in Physics and Minor in Math, from Hunter College, I have over 6 years of experience tutoring people of all ages in all subjects. I am patient, professional, courteous, and reliable. I am located in Queens, NYC and teach from there, as well as lessons online and over Skype.

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Ellie M. December 11, 2014
Drawing · Online
Verified Student
Julia has been wonderful to work with! My daughter's progress has been amazing and she is developing a true love of drawing. Julia is professional, attentive and I highly recommend her services!
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Daniel Z. March 15, 2014
Algebra
LOVE her!

Julia is so amazing!! I was flunking high school math and my teachers were horrible... i hated studying by myself and not getting it. When I heard about her through my friends i thought i would come once as a last chance, but now my friends ask ME to help them study for math!!! all it took was a couple of lessons to get me on track, and I feel GREAT that i started!
thanks julia!!
Lynn B. Carlsbad, CA

From beginner skills such as choosing the brushes to creating dynamic designs this is the class for you. Using special water based oil paint this will be the easiest way to paint fine detail.

About Lynn

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.

Jaami W. San Diego, CA

Teaching experience: 15 years
Teaching goals: Depends on student goals
Teaching style: Depends on student's needs

About Jaami

Jaami W.V., originally from Washington State, has been dancing for over 25 years, beginning with jazz and ballet. She began studying hip hop at the age of 14, and soon organized a school dance team at her high school. After she graduated, she joined AmeriCorps National Service and founded an after school hip hop dance program for teens, to help address the rising teen crime rate. She then moved to San Diego specifically to dance in the San Diego State University dance program. Wanting to dance more, she began teaching hip hop at local gyms and dance studios throughout San Diego. In 2002, she founded Kruciaal Element Hip Hop Dance Company where she directs, choreographs, and organizes numerous performances in San Diego and Los Angeles County including events like Monster Bash and Mardi ...

Tonya Rene H.

Gaines, MI
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Laurie K.

Casselberry, FL
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Gilbert M.

Anaheim, CA
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Tonya Rene H. Gaines, MI

Acrylic painting techniques. Acrylics are a very versatile medium and can be used like watercolors or oils but have uses beyond either. I have been painting with acrylics for over 25 years and love the medium. I can teach tole painting or decorative painting as well as landscapes and abstract.

About Tonya Rene

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 ...

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Mary S. August 16, 2014
Painting · In studio
Tonya teaches in a relaxed, creative style and always has something new for her students to learn. I have taken several class from Tonya, she is a wonderful artist and teacher.
Laurie K. Casselberry, FL

I can teach color theory as well as how to let the creative energy flow so that you can connect with how you create as an artist.

I believe we are all creators and we don't necessarily need to be educated....just guided and shown some tips that nudge us toward the infinite bank of ideas that are stored in our consciousness.

The way I work with students is to let them explore who they are through their artwork. We can work off of their favorite artists and find unique styles that can inspire them to find what they love and how they express it.

I hope you will consider working with me....I can guarantee a fun, relaxed, playful, and safe space to explore.

We can discuss supplies and additional costs if necessary. I can work with anyone ages 10 and up.

Be well and keep Creating~

About Laurie

Hi =) New Blog by Me on buying your first ukulele: http://takelessons.com/blog/buying-a-ukulele I'm Laurie, a very passionate ukulele singer, 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 ...

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Karen O. November 16, 2014
Ukulele · In home
Verified Student
My 10 year old daughter is making great progress due to Laurie's enthusiastic and nurturing attitude. She is patient, kind, encouraging and very professional, always wanting my daughter to get the very most out of each visit. We are very happy to have found Laurie!
Gilbert M. Anaheim, CA

I have spent 20 years dedicating my life to both digital and tradition art.

About Gilbert

I have worked for many Colleges and Kids Sports organizations. I have been background checked many times. I also teach kids of many ages at The Arbor Learning Center home schooling group. Mr. M. is a CG artist. Like many, his love for art started in grade school and evolved in high school. While running his own T-Shirt Design company, "Extreme Limitations", he was able to quickly see the power of design, layout, color, and typography. With over twenty years of experience in Graphic Design, Illustration, Prototype Design, Game Art, and Motion Graphics, Mr. M. now spends his time teaching students in many different graphic disciplines. He has been at Norco College since 2006 teaching 3D Modeling, Animation, Beginning and Advanced Photoshop, Illustrator, Digital Sculpting and ...

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Teresa M. November 20, 2014
Adobe Photoshop · In studio
I have had the pleasure of taking several classes from Gil; Illustrator, Advanced Photoshop, 3D Modeling to name a few. As an older student in classrooms full of younger students, I can certainly recommend Gil's ability to teach any age group. He has the patience to walk students through techniques and procedures despite any lack of skill. At the same time, he is quick to challenge those students who skillfully grasp concepts and are ready to move on. The atmosphere he provides is warm and encouraging. There are so many techniques I am continue to use thanks to Gil's instruction!
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Robert H. November 19, 2014
Adobe Photoshop · In studio
During my time at Norco College, I had the pleasure of taking quite a few classes with Gil. I'm not know to be the best kind of student, I don't do well in classroom structures, but Gil's class was one of the few I was able to stay focused and do well in.

He has a great way of teaching that actually allows you to learn and have fun at the same time. He knows what he is doing and that shows, plus instead of just telling us to read this chapter or go to this page and follow the instructions, he will be more hands on and show us what to do and where to go and he did his best to help each student individually and help push their limits to make some amazing pieces of work.

I've learned a lot and still use a lot of the techniques from those classes, definitely the best teacher I ever had to date. So take it from me, if you get the chance to ever have Gil as a teacher, don't pass it up.
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Chelsea G. November 14, 2014
Video Game Art · In studio
I have actually taken quite a few classes that were taught by Gil. I always have found him to be a super helpful teacher and always looked forward to going to his classes because the atmosphere always felt really warm to me, especially compared to a lot of other classes I have taken; he really wants to help students learn. I really like his teaching techniques, which involves more teaching from experience than “here have a book follow these step-by-step instructions.” Everything I have taken away from Gil’s classes has helped me become much more efficient, as well as a better artist. I’d recommend him as a teacher to anyone.

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