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Popular Visual Arts Teachers in El Cajon, CA

Deron C.

13 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Fine Art from UCLA
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Deron C.

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Learn how to unlock your creative potential and release the artist inside you while also learning how to paint.

Deron C. has been exploring painting for over 20 years and has been teaching others how to express themselves creatively with paint for over 10. He will lead you through a creative process that encourages creativity and allows painting students the freedom to paint in an intuitive way. If you've never painted before, Deron will guide you through the basics of painting, color theory, and the elements and principles of design while helping you exercise and strengthen your creativity.

If you are a painter that needs a little advice or direction TakeLessons.com instructor Deron C. will help you evaluate your work, answer your questions and provide guidance to get you on the right track.

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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Sergio M.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2018
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Sergio M.

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I can help you get an eye for a artsy photo and make the camera your weapon

About Sergio

Hi, there! My name is Sergio and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons for a few years and have loved helping my students play saxophone, DJ, and learn the basics of piano. I went to New Jersey City University and earned a degree in Music Business in 2018. I'm a patient and u

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Kelly O.
Thanks for a great lesson! recamend you to everyone!
Jackson
So glad that we found Sergio! Sergio has been teaching my oldest Son saxophone for a while now. My younger Son recently found interest in the recorder and had his first lesson with Sergio today. Sergio was great with him and made sure to find music that he is interested in. I highly recommend Sergio for any kid!

Sandy K.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Bachelor of Fine Art, Suma Cum Laude, Painting from Columbus College of Art and Design
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sandy K.

5 Reviews
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To draw is to be fearless. If you are interested in drawing from life, then I can assist by teaching you the basics or show you how to improve your skill set. I work as a professional artist and have a great deal of knowledge about materials and processes. I enjoy working in ink, pencil (graphite and colored), charcoal, and pastel (oil and soft). I am also into combining media. I have taught for over a decade and my students range in age from children to senior citizens.

About Sandy

I believe in the power of art to change lives. I have been working as a professional artist for several decades and I love what I do. My work ranges from murals to intimate portraiture. My resume includes National Endowment for the Arts funded public art projects, solo exhibitions and museum shows

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Vedha G.
Sandy was great. Vedha loved the class very much
Evan age 7 and Hazel age 8 G.
More than an excellent art instructor who understands her students/ Sandy adds random teaching moments that enhance the studio experience.
Bob
Very good

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John D.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • BA in Art from University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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John D.

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Many people think they can't draw. I used to be one of them. Now, I know that everyone can draw, they just need to learn how to translate what they see into an image. We will start with contour, move into gesture, create the illusion of 3D form using value and color, composition and even create the illusion of space. We will use a variety of media including graphite, charcoal, pastels (oil and chalk) and even use paint. It's really lots of fun!

About John

Hello! My name is John and I can teach you to draw and paint. I am high energy, funnier than all get out, yet have a serious love of art. Let's explore not just the technical side of drawing/painting, but let's help you discover how to express your creative self!

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Byron
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.
Beth W.
Love the way that he started in the right position for me. The class flowed very Lacey and he's a very nice man
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Bridget D.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Bridget D.

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About Bridget

Bridget is Los Angeles-based, New England-grown folk-pop songwriter, music teacher and registered yoga teacher. Bridget graduated from Berklee College of Music and Emerson College in 2017 with degrees in music technology and acting. She spent much of her undergraduate time working in venues an

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Tamara
Bridget is an amazing piano teacher. My 9 year old daughter loved that she would help her with pop songs as well as the traditional lesson book. She also helped her with voice audition songs for her musical theater group. We highly recommend!
Emma B.
Great teacher
Pat
Bridget is an incredibly patient, intelligent, and passionate teacher that can take your confidence level from a 6 to a 10 in just one lesson. Taking classes with her will definitely change the way you approach music and allow you to be your best self. 💖

Anna E.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Russian, French
  • Awarded Best of the show 2015 Los Angeles from Former curator of the San Francisco MOMA
  • Teaching since 2007
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Anna E.

10 Reviews
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Improve your drawing skills. From basic perspective to shading and difficult subjects like faces and hands.
I specialize in moving you beyond the walls that hold you from starting to draw realistically. You will learn about line, volume, composition and use of different materials. Let's playfully remove any obstacles and you will feel confident and add a variety of skills to your drawing techniques.

About Anna

For English students: Regardless of your level I can help you to feel more confident speaking and writing in English. You will increase your vocabulary and develop a more natural way to speak. You will learn not by memorizing, but through experience and practice. ................ For Art stud

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Ms. Anna had a very unique and creative approach to studying for the SAT, which was helpful for me. I very much liked her teaching style and passion.
Rishon S.
She is good teacher for my son who is 7 year old!
G.A.
Anna is such a patient and knowledgeable tutor. Very accommodating and flexible. She is truly a professional and passionate about developing people for success while also providing the tools to continue that growth. Truly grateful to have found Anna and I highly recommend her!

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"Tara was wonderful when working with my boys. She was always on time, never cancelled and was always smiling. She was gentle and guided them through each project. I would highly recommend Tara to anyone who wanted a personal, quality lesson in art."
carolyn
Took Drawing lessons from Tara S.
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"Roya is an excellent instructor for adults just starting out or getting back into art. While my interest was only in sketching, she continually challenges me and now I’m enjoying working with charcoal and pastels. Her patience with me is helping me learn to be patient in my drawing."
John
Took Drawing lessons from Roya M.
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"My daughter has been going to Mrs.Maggie’s class for the last 3 years.And through all those years , Maggie has been the most supportive and amazing teacher my daughter can ever wish for.She does everything very proffesionally. She is very dedicated to her art proffesion. My daughter has always loved art and this art class makes her love it even more."
Neeta Baghel
Took Drawing lessons from Margarita M.
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"Sandy was amazing! It usually takes my Rocky a while to warm up to new people but he took to Sandy immediately. Rocky was asking when he can have her back as soon as she left."
Rocky
Took Drawing lessons from Sandy K.
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"Julie is super friendly, knowledgeable and easy to talk to; I’m looking forward to learning from her."
Karin
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"my son loves comics and he had fun learning to draw all kinds of heroes!!!
Jason is great and has all kinds of techniques to draw characters.
we have a gallery in a play room of months of work.
Thank you, Jason"
elena
Took Drawing lessons from Jason M.
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"I have known MAggie the last 7 years. She has been a big part of my daughters life as an art teacher & friend. Her patience in dealing with children is something which I have witnessed myself. Her dedication & professionalism in handling a class is beyond par. She has inspired my daughter to pursue art. I would recommend Maggie to every parent who is looking for an art instructor"
Miji
Took Drawing lessons from Margarita M.
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"Super friendly and helpful!"
Leah
Took Drawing lessons from Eli P.
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"I am working on learning how to draw more realistically and Eileen has been a big help. I feel like each lesson is really carefully thought out to focus on the things I most need help with. Also I really like her studio"
Catherine
Took Drawing lessons from Eileen M.
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"Raymond was a very kind and patient teacher. My 13 year old enjoyed his class and even helped him with some imagination exercises to open his mind. I will definitely be continuing with his classes. Thank you Raymond!"
Tiffany
Took Cartooning lessons from Raymond M.
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