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Sarah L.

22 Reviews
San Bruno, CA
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Sarah L.

22 Reviews
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Have you always wanted to be a fashion designer but have trouble getting your ideas on paper? Not to worry! I specialize in figure drawing and rendering, and have taught at the university level. I can teach pencil, charcoal, pastels, art markers, and watercolor. Even if you've never drawn before or you're not sure if you can draw people, I will make sure you leave feeling great about what you've created!

About Sarah

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 creativity with others. I earned an MFA in Costume Design from UCLA in 2007 and have been a freelance costume designer, college professor, photographer, illustrator, and j

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Toby
excellent!
Andy B
Great instructor
Miriam
Sarah is a fantastic teacher: patient, knowledgeable, thoughtful and friendly. I'm looking forward to many more sessions with her!
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Tanjanee M.

Oakland, CA
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Political Science from San Francisco State University
  • Teaching since 2017
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Tanjanee M.

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In both my free-time and in my university, I've had an immense amount of practice in the visual arts. I can apply this experience in helping a beginner to become comfortable and confident in their craft.

About Tanjanee

I am a recent graduate from San Francisco University with a Bachelor's in Political Science. I also have a minor in Humanities. With this experience, I gained valuable skills in writing and analysis. In policial science, I gained specific skills in data analysis. I recently completed my thesis in

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Marina B.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $18
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • MFA Master of Fine Art from Syracuse University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Marina B.

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Learn to draw using the classical realist techniques taught in traditional ateliers. In this elegant and inspiring primer, master contemporary artist and author Marina Bichinsky breaks down the drawing process into small, manageable lessons; introduces time-tested principles and techniques that are easily accessible; and shares the language and context necessary to understand the artistic process and create superior, well-crafted drawings.

About Marina

As a child of five years old I was brought by my mom to Gulyaev’s Art Studio and this famous Ukrainian artist involved me in the marvelous world of fine art. In high-school, I participated in a federally-funded program for the Gifted and Talented in Visual Art. After graduation I won a huge comp

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cari R.
Really enjoyed working with Marina! She is very fun and delightful to work with
Lolly L.
It was our first class together so part of it was organizing myself. I look forward to more classes with Marina.
Lucy
I've known Marina for a very long time and while I haven't taken any classes yet, I most definitely would recommend her to anyone who's looking for a good art teacher. She is a very talented artist and has a rare ability to inspire people to be creative. Her students' paintings are awesome and always make me smile looking at them.

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David Z.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • BFA Fine Art Painting from Northern Illinois University
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from The Alzheimer's Association Illinois Chapter
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David Z.

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• Use materials such as pens and ink, watercolors, charcoal and oil to create artwork.
• Confer with clients and other interested parties regarding the nature and content of artwork to be produced.
• Explain and demonstrate artistic techniques for clients of all ages.
• Collaborate, gather materials and design curriculum for art workshops in the community:
o Charcoal Over Watercolor Workshop
o Watercolor Workshop
o Acrylic Painting Workshop
o Self-Portraits in Charcoal Workshop
o Mixed Media Black Ink Over Gouache Workshop
o Oil Pastel Workshop “Beekle, The Imaginary Friend”

• Providing professional framing services for art workshop clientele
• Art brokering and marketing art material at various shows including:
o Art Show- Prairie Arts Festival, Schaumburg, 5-28-2017
• Sales, Murals Advertising and Promotional Artwork

About David

Dedicated art professional with 18 years of experience in creating artwork utilizing various medias. In my early years I worked as an outsider artist giving watercolor lessons for Susan Edwards of the artist place called "The Art Attack in Sycamore Illinois. After some years of painting and displa

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Courtney
David is an excellent artist who has years of experience in teaching art. I have been a student for 3 years and I have come so far as an artist. David has taught me how to see the world in a different light. I have and would recommend anybody who has an interest in art to take lessons from David. He is able to take anybody with the passion to become the artist they strive to be. He is an amazing teacher!
Debby
Clear , easy to follow online instructions . Great original subject choice . I would highly recommend David as a tutor . I must add he is a very talented and original style artist .
Laura
David worked hard to teach my Grandson the fundamentals of drawing and painting. David made the lessons fun and interesting!

Tony M.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Tony M.

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Learn To shoot like a pro in Manual /Creative mode, understanding WB, ISO, Shutter Speed and Aperture. Importing raw images to Lightroom and Photoshop.

Photographer with 25 years experience. Experienced with all types of photography. Portraits - Landscape - Modeling portfolios & comp cards, Wedding & event photography, and more.

About Tony

If you want to be the best, learn from the best. Talent, skill, confidence- priceless!. Choosing the right voice coach or singing teacher can be a difficult task, as there are so many coaches and teachers out there. My approach is unique in a sense that I do not believe in a "One size fits all"

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Ivana B.
I would highly recommend Tony Mitri as a voice and music instructor. My son takes lessons with Mr. Mitri and his progress has been astounding! He studies with other teachers previously without much success. My son has said he has learned more from Mr. Mitri than all of his previous instructors. He enjoys the lessons so he works harder at making progress and it shows. He helped him expand his range substantially, and increase his confidence. I would highly recommend him to anyone interested in music of any kind. Mr.Mitri is awesome professional, patient and extremely knowledgeable. You won’t be disappointed.
Jeri DeVale
you could tell that he not only was a good and patient teacher but that he was interested in well being and was exceptional in his creative approach to teaching! most definitely a 5 star teacher.
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Jerome B.
He is patient and very knowledgeable going try stick as long as possible !

Daniel L.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches students 12 to 85
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Daniel L.

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I have been a professional oil painter for 36 years and have taught oil and acrylic painting classes fro over a decade. I teach a casual, fun but serious style class. My goal is to teach the basics of creating a simple strong painting in a semi realistic style. However, my goal is to allow the student to develop their own individual style. Understanding the creative process is also key to making good art.

About Daniel

My name is Dan. The only thing that I love more than painting is teaching students how to paint. I call my teaching method, "serious play". In other words, I want the students to learn something of value during each class, but also to enjoy the creative process that is key to making a successful p

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Chris W.
Keep the brushes wet, make every stroke count! Very patient - you’ve just got to do it. Been invaluable in guiding the composition - he can’t hold the brush for you! For a “left brained” person like myself I need to get the “slap”!😄
Scott
Terrible! Missed an appointment, limited knowledge, poor teaching skills. Would avoid..
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Katy

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"This was one of the best classes I have ever attended, in any subject, for the past 30 years. Megan is a brilliant and compassionate teacher. She made me feel like an artist. Thank you, Megan! --Katherine"
- Katherine
Took Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Mrs.Maggie is probably the best art teacher anyone could ask for! My son has been going to her classes for many years now and absolutely loves it. Mrs.Maggie posses vast amount of knowledge and experience in the field of art, and she is able to present all this knowledge in a way that the students can easily understand and pick up on. She is a very patient teacher and makes art fun and interesting for every student that she teaches. I would definitely recommend her to everyone."
- Rashmi
Took Drawing lessons from Margarita M.
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"Renata is an excellent teacher! A wealth of knowledge and so informative. Patient and kind. I am having such fun learning from her."
- Sherri
Took Painting lessons from Renata S.
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"Joe is very patient and passionate about art. He explained everything I needed to know. He showed me how to use the right paint brushes and the right colors. Thank you Joe!"
- Maria
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"I love my lessons! I’m studying interior design and I thought it would help my development if I learned to draw properly. The kind of intense observation that Eileen teaches has also really helped my design projects. She’s great!"
- Maya
Took Drawing lessons from Eileen M.
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"I have known Amber many years and can attest to her artistic capabilities. I have sat in on two of her painting classes; she was great at walking us through the piece step-by-step, and was very patient with all our questions. She laughed with us and made it fun! I would recommend her to anyone and look forward to learning from her again!"
- Stephen
Took Drawing lessons from Amber R.
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"My family purchased photography lessons with Julie for me as a birthday present and I had a fantastic experience. Since I am mostly interested in bird and wildlife photography, Julie was kind enough to meet me at a local birding "hotspot" in Irvine and in an hour my skills improved tremendously with her assistance. No more over/underexposed shots, MUCH better detail in my photos and I learned to read and utilize a histogram properly. Highly, highly recommend.

Note: This site does not have an option for "outside location" so I was forced to select "Teacher's Location", but Julie was willing to meet me at a location I proposed."
- Kelly
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Keep the brushes wet, make every stroke count! Very patient - you’ve just got to do it. Been invaluable in guiding the composition - he can’t hold the brush for you! For a “left brained” person like myself I need to get the “slap”!😄"
- Chris
Took Oil Painting lessons from Daniel L.
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"Very pleasant , very intuitive , and very encouraging. He cares and tries hard to accommodate and customize his teaching."
- Karl
Took Photography lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Maggie is a talented instructor. Helped me tremendously with oil paint color mixing and matching."
- Steve
Took Painting lessons from Margaret R.
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