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Teaches students 18 and up
Awarded CSSSA from California State Governor
BFA 90% from NCAD
I teach the fundamental basis for all representational drawing. From still life to portraits and the figure leading up to advanced genre or multi-figure pictures. I have been drawing and painting my whole life and love to teach drawing and painting to anyone who wants to learn. Visual communication skills are a foundation for many forms of problem solving skills. These skills all lead to a keen sense of awareness of ones self and environment.
I have hundreds of hours teaching experience in many subjects spaning from sports chess and the arts. I have won numerous awards for my ability to communicate the detailed aspects of complicated intricate subject matter. I have been verified to teach all ages and have numerous background checks est
He is very sharp about identifying the problem and then training accordingly. He is also kind and very patient to guide
Kai Lun Q.
Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
Fine Arts from China Central Academy of Fine Arts
Teaches students 16 and up
Kai Lun Q.
I like to take pride in making my students feel secure and knowing and seeing the improvement they make within each session. I will be handing out a materials list prior to our lessons. Most students see a huge leap in drawing within the the first lesson! Class starts out usually with me giving a 1 hour demonstration on what I expect them to do as I cover and explain my entire process and thought and calculations that goes into drawing and painting. For the rest of the class I will be besides the student as they work giving them one on one pointers and as much help and explanation as they need in order to improve. Students start out with learning how to look and draw what they observe accurately by first working on simple geometric shapes such as spheres, cubes. We then will move on to Cast studies and after a few months of studying we will start on figures and portraits.
About Kai Lun
Hi, there! My name is Kai, and I can't wait to meet you! Spreading the joy of drawing and painting has always been a great pleasure of mines. Being trained in China's most prestigious and renowned fine arts academy, CAFA (China Central Academy of Fine ArtsI) as well as studying in Tianjin Aca
MFA in Costume Design from UCLA
Teaching since 2008
Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
I got my first camera when I was 8 years old and have been a passionate shutterbug ever since. I can teach you how to use all of the manual features on your camera to get the effects you want to achieve, and I can help you to train your eye to see and capture memorable compositions.
Taking pictures is the first part of the journey - the second is editing them to adjust exposure, saturation, contrast, etc. I work with Photoshop and can teach you how to tune your images and fix problems like lens dust, harsh shadows, or face shine in flash pictures.
I encourage each student to find his or her personal style to express a unique vision. You don't need any experience to become an artist, just the desire to start noticing new things all around you and capturing moments to share with others!
*Please note: If you are interested in online classes they will take place over Skype, Zoom, or FaceTime, not TakeLessons Classroom (for technological reasons)* Hello, and thank you for visiting my page! I have been an artist for my whole life and I am passionate about sharing my love of creativit
Teaching since 2005
Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Bachelors of Fine Arts: Drawing and Painting from University of North Texas
Morgan U.Book Now
Hello! Kudos to you for taking the first step on your creative journey!
Have you ever looked at a beautiful piece of art and thought "I wish I could do that." You can. All it takes is practice.
I can break things down for you in a way that makes sense to you, show you the easy, reproducible steps to create the beautiful art that you dream of making. I firmly believe that anyone can achieve their artistic goals, no matter how young or old they are.
Let me help you start today!
I love all things artistic, from realistic oil painting to hand embroidery. I have a broad range of interests and proficiency in many painting and drawing mediums. The way I teach is very laid back, and dertermined by what the student needs and wants. We start by sitting down and discussing
Dietetics and Health Coaching from Life University and Emory
Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
Teaches students 5 and up
Daphney M.Book Now
Teaching the concept of acrylic painting would be best to learn with hands-on experience. When it comes to learning, I teach students how to draw one of the paintings I have listed below on my profile.
Daphney works as a nutritionist but in her spare time loves to teach painting classes. She is self-taught artist with 5 years of experience teaching kids and adults introductory painting classes. After receiving her BSN in dietetics Daphney pursued education in art therapy and health coaching. Her work consists of counseling corporate group settings, families, one on one support by using the power of mindfulness, and positive thinking while integrating healing through art therapy.
My work includes; empowering sessions, classes and workshops; heart felt intentional living, nutrition, mindfulness, creative expression, painting classes, and nurturing pregnant belly painting.
Where people of all ages come to have a fun, creative, art-venture and escape from the stress of every day life. Painting skills not required, just find the time to relax, just bring your sense of humor and come have a good time! I teach male students online. Thank you for understanding, D
Teaching since 2010
Teaches students 13 and up
Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art from University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Joseph M.Book Now
Experienced teacher of 10 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate photography student! All ages are welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. People want to learn photography for different reasons, maybe to photograph landscapes, maybe wanting to start doing wedding photos, or maybe just get better photos of your kids - lots of different reasons and they're all valid. I want to work you toward what you want to learn.
Without a doubt, the best way to learn photography is with structured hands on practice. My lessons are all structured basically the same way, I'll demonstrate techniques, we'll work through those techniques together, then I'll give you homework to to practice the techniques on your own. During our next lesson, the first thing we'll do is go over the homework, questions and comments and then start with the new techniques.
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I've taught Art in the public school system for more than 10 years - and I love it! Outside of school, I love travelling and being in nature, especially with my wife and two dogs. Teaching in the public schools has taught me amazing patience. It has taught me the value in practice and repetition
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