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Deron C.

13 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2003
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Deron C.

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Teaching artist Deron Cohen will guide you step-by-step through how to re-create an image in watercolor paint. Learn techniques and tricks!

About Deron

I am a San Diego native and have shown my paintings extensively throughout San Diego. It wasn't until several years after I graduated from UCLA in 1994 with a Bachelors in Fine Arts, that I really tried to show my work in galleries. Most recently, my work has been in shows at Project X Gallery, Th

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Sierra W.
Deron is wonderful with my 7 year old granddaughter. Her parents are in the process of divorcing and she is having a hard time with it emotionally. Deron is patient and kind and allows her to direct the lesson with his guidance. She loves drawing and she really looks forward to her her lesson time with Deron.
Zaki
Deron is an absolute joy to work with. My dude ran off immediately after the lesson to draw some more. Now that's a positive review. :)
Nancy
It was great! Deron had me pick out a subject and send him the image ahead of time. He had it printed out and ready to go when I got there, along with the paint colors, brushes and everything. Very impressed with his organization. He went at just the right speed for me and we actually made good progress. I'm looking forward to the next lesson!
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Kathy S.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, French
  • MFA, Visual Arts from San Francisco Art Institute
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kathy S.

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Become the artist you always wanted to be! Whether you are an aspiring artist, a total beginner, a teen building a competitive portfolio, a kid who just loves art, or someone who's always wanted to learn to paint, I will help you develop your technical skills and find your voice as an artist! In our lessons, you will paint from life, exploring composition, concept, and mood through creative assignments. You will train your eye as you paint still lives, landscapes, portraits, figures, abstractions, and beyond! I will show you examples of historical and contemporary painting as we practice a range of techniques. You will gain confidence through practice and experimentation as you work towards developing your own style as an artist! And most importantly, you’ll have fun! I can’t wait to work with you!

*Due to Covid-19 I am temporarily not offering at-home travel lessons. All lessons will be online only until further notice.

About Kathy

I’m Kathy and I am a professional artist and art educator in New York! I received my Masters of Fine Arts and the San Francisco Art Institute and my Bachelors degree at Skidmore College. I make painting and textile-based 3D installations and have shown widely in the Bay Area, New York, and Chic

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Alakananda
Cathy is a very friendly trainer. Her way of teaching is very easy and elaborate.
Paola
Our daughter was able to draw something she didn't think she could in just one lesson. Thanks, Kathy!
Lola
My daughter looks forward to Kathy’s lesson every week!
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Priscilla D.

48 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese
  • B.F.A. in Fine Art Photography from Corcoran College of Art + Design
  • Teaches students 6 to 80
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Priscilla D.

48 Reviews
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First thing I do before first day of class is send out an enthusiastic email and call shortly after. Briefly discussing and establishing the learning goals for the course based on the visual literacy,technical,and intellectual competencies the students should achieve by the end of a period is ideal for me to design the course or update an existing course for the student's desired outcomes. The syllabus and the schedule are completed along with a comprehensive strategy for what will take place during class.

About Priscilla

I go by Ms. P and I have a huge passion for teaching music, art and photography! I am from a musical and visual arts family in Brazil. My background in music ranges from classical, gospel, pop, rock and jazz and my background in photography ranges from portraits, street photography and fine art. I’

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Kara W.
I’m having great time in my lessons with Ms. P. She makes it easy for me to follow along with the materials and I feel that I’m actually starting to sound like a proficient ukelele musician.
Aarti B.
Priscilla is fantastic. My son really enjoys his lessons with her, which have been both in our home and now online. She is patient and understanding and has made it a very enjoyable experience!
Nick
Priscilla was amazing and helped me achieve all the singing goals I had set going in, which were to strengthen my voice and breathing, expand my range, and identify where in the body to sing from. She was very friendly, and by starting each lesson with meditation it really helped set a relaxing tone for the rest of the time.

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Sylvia L.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $43
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
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Sylvia L.

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Experienced fashion designer and illustrator of 9 years available to teach eager students of all experience, levels and ages! I adjust and build my lesson structure so students learn what they are interested in and want to learn, while building strong foundations of basic sketching in different mediums such as pencil, ink, paint, charcoal and mixed media. The subject of illustration can be catered to whatever the student's interest is in.

About Sylvia

Hello! My name is Sylvia and I'm here to help you learn a new skill or master it to a new level! I've been teaching private lessons since 2001 and am currently available to teach lessons at your home, at the public library, in my studio and online. I have loved helping my students with education cl

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Antoine
Sylvia was great during my first session. She was very patient and understanding being that I was new to adobe illustrator. Her step by step approach was very helpful.
William
I took my first class with Sylvia this week and she is a very good teacher. She helped me learn a new skill on first class by showing me than having me do the same tasks. She is patient, straight forward in her instructions and a clear communicator. I have signed up for 3 more classes because of my first class with her
Raphael
Sylvia is an excellent teacher. I was starting from scratch, and she was able to quickly teach me how to do numerous important tasks relative to what I was looking to accomplish. I recommend her without reservation.

Kai Lun Q.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Fine Arts from China Central Academy of Fine Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kai Lun Q.

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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

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Sergei
I had a huge coincidence by having a lesson with Kai in the Bay Area. He and I have the same point of view about learning drawing that helps me to understand his tips and instructions. It is a true pleasure to be his student, I was feeling like I’m detective who’s seeking for tips and clues and try to transfer all of that onto the paper. Also he is really good by explaining how to see simple shapes and figures in every object, how to extend an imaginary line and keep angles which did and will help me to draw more consciously. Highly recommend him anyone who wants to improve its drawing and painting skill.
Antoinette
Kai is the best art teacher I ever had, he is genuine and puts his heart and soul into making sure you learn everything there is to know to be a successful artist.
Emily
Kai is an excellent instructor and has left a tramendious mark on me as both a student and an artist. Kai may be young, but he has knowledge beyond his years through skill and ambitiously being self taught he has been commended on nationally. Kai in the fall attended FACE and was recently awarded a certificate of excellence from The Portrait Society of America. I very grateful to have worked with him and been walked through his very informative and beautiful demos. Crique from Kai is wonderful and facilitates vast and constructive improvement in skill level. Would highly recommend Kai!

Michael C.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Michael C.

5 Reviews
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Students will learn proper lighting, posing, and decision making about photography. From social media photos to capturing alluring imagery for your business website products to photographing interiors and exteriors. Classes can be tailored to suit your needs!
Sample Classes Taught:
Beginning Photography and History of the camera, Lighting,
Proper Posing, Product Photography, How to cover a Wedding, Photo Essay Book, Story Telling with your Camera, Portraits, Basic Flash, Studio Lighting, Retouching.
Please inquire about Masters Levels Classes!

About Michael

Working Pro! Former Director of Digital Imaging at Boston University Center for Digital Imaging Arts. Author of four coffee table books of portraits. Commercial photographer for over 30 years with many clients including General Mills, Starz Entertainment Co, Vibe Magazine and personal clients in

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BM
Mr. Cunningham is an amazing talent with an impeccable eye for photography and digital imaging. His skill set ranges include multiple genres and is manifested in his teaching. It is a pleasure to learn from someone with such a diverse background, deep history and knowledge of the art.
Michelle
I’ve always wanted to take beautiful pictures but just couldn’t. Thanks Michael for showing me how to capture the moment with depth of emotion and hues. You’re style of instruction was easy to follow and he tips that you shared were very helpful. I’m excited to learn more.
Rhonda
Michael's passion and knowledge of photography makes him an outstanding instructor. He has an easy style and knows just how to make sure you understand what he is teaching, I would highly recommend Michael to anyone!

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"Jessica is really a great teacher and a nice person! She helps me from a completely beginner to finish a detailed pencil sketch portrait in 15hrs. Definitely recommended."
Jiani
Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
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"Jason was great! He engaged my son (11 yrs old) immediately and took him through a fun, introductory lesson (and even went over time)! We are definitely planning to continue with Jason."
Owen
Took Drawing lessons from Jason M.
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"Julie takes the time to teach new concepts and continues to challenge me. She also helps me apply and practice what I am learning. She is very knowledgable in the many areas of photography and has a lot of experience. I always enjoy my tutoring sessions with Julie!"
Dana
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"i wish i will always have him to teach me"
Melissa
Took Drawing lessons from David L.
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"Thanks a whole bunch, Irina Logra! Everything about your approach oozes professionalism, practice, preparation and perfection in all respects and purposes!!! I was so fortunate to become your student this summer during my holidays in LA, it was the best choice of a tutor I could have ever made, which did open the door to new knowledge and the way to the world of photography. Appreciate so much your tailoring those precious and exciting classes to my practical need in photography for marketing aimed at marketing business business. Your tips in both subtleties and grand scale of composition are priceless. As a beginning photographer I greatly admire your talent of an artist and genuine utmost desire and ability to teach people to see, value, grasp captivating beauty of this world! After your course success in my career just got a boost!
If you don't want to waste you time and money for boring theory and dragged out session but want to plunge into practice with applicable pieces of advice meeting your specific purposes, I highly recommend you Irina Logra as photography tutor who will eventually become your friend and guide who is always in touch!"
Iryna
Took Photography lessons from Irina L.
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"Joe is very knowledgeable and very patient. I scheduled another lesson with him. I would highly recommend Joe."
Steve
Took Photography lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"John was a very patient and helpful instructor. Two of the participants had no water color experience and he provided them with a good understanding of the concepts as well as providing most helpful examples of how to actually do water colors. Will definitely ask John for a follow up session if we return to Las Vegas in the future."
Byron
Took Painting lessons from John D.
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"Probably the most helpful and qualified art teacher Ive had so far, Kai is a great teacher and I think i learned more in the few weeks i worked with him than i did in the months of courses at my college. He helped show me a side of art I was ignorant to. I think if you are really serious about art then Kai is the teacher for you. Hes also very friendly and an overall really cool guy!"
Andrew
Took Drawing lessons from Kai Lun Q.
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"Kai is a exceptionally talented painter and colleague who is familiar with the craft of traditional technique, especially in the art of Alla Prima. Anyone who attends his class will be amazed by his atmosphere and enthusiasm in his art. If you wish to take a glance into the process of making traditional painting, Kai is the shoulder you should be looking over to."
Samuel
Took Oil Painting lessons from Kai Lun Q.
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"She was great with our two girls! Great way to take a lesson with friends--"
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Took Painting lessons from Megan R.
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