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Emilie C.

2 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $50
  • English, Asian Studies from Rice University
  • Awarded GRAMMY Amplifier Finalist from GRAMMYs, Recording Academy
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Emilie C.

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With 12+ years of experience, I have a long history of practicing visual art. Drawing and painting are some of my favorite practices, and I love helping others take what they see and express that through their own hands. Together we'll explore what it means to perceive and express through creative visual means!

About Emilie

Hello! I'm Mesmi, owner of my own studio, a boutique multimedia house that provides personalized music/audio services, visual work and artist consultation. Specialties include all types of writing (songwriting, branding, etc.), vocal production, art direction and independent music strategy. As

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Krista M.
I really enjoyed lessons with Emilie! She is well organized and has a clear lesson plan for each session, with follow up homework and exercises. I learned so much about technique and the "how to" of drawing. Everything she put together was appropriate for my level and included exercises that challenged me to improve. I could tell Emilie is well trained and skilled at drawing. She is also very nice and I felt relaxed and comfortable with her. Her studio is warm and inviting. Overall it was a great experience and I am looking forward to taking some additional lessons with Emilie!
Ava C.
So happy to have found Emilie! I work for a family with a four year old child who is extremely engaged in art and we wanted to find private lessons for her. Emilie has been extremely accommodating and very intentional in making sure we were ready for our first lesson. Will be scheduling more lessons and look forward to her being apart of my charges explorative learning!

Irina L.

8 Reviews
Beverly Hills, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Awarded Love Mentor Series Photo Contest from Popular Photography Magazine
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Irina L.

8 Reviews
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Personal lessons tailored to your individual needs with custom handouts. No boring theory, just practical and useful tips. Photography business- how to choose your niche and how to successfully market yourself.

About Irina

Photographers are storytellers. Are you ready to tell your personal photo story?

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Ahlyia L.
Great start to first lesson
Kathryn (Royal)
I lost the "joy" of photography with Irina. Technically, she knows her stuff, but her sensitivity and people skills are lacking. Barely an encouraging word. I felt degraded, nervous, and overall shitty by the end of the second lesson. Hoping for a better experience with another teacher.
Desislava G.
Irina is amazing... I would never even think that I can create such beautiful photographies.
My father used to have a small photo lab at the loft and it was like a magic to me. I was always passionate to learn the beauty of photography however I never got the chance to.
I took few classes with Irina, she helped me to create incredible photos for my marketing campaign.
Irina is very professional and patient teacher, she has deep knowledge of photography and she makes it fun to learn.
I would recommend Irina to anyone who wants to learn photography.

Anabel D.

Van Nuys, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches students 15 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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Anabel D.

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Hello fellow students!

My name is Anabel, I am a professional photographer in Los Angeles, California. I photograph a variety of subjects, from pets to Grammy-nominated musicians, and everything in-between! I am well versed in studio photography and on-location outdoor work, and can help you learn to make the most of any location and subject matter.

Being self-taught, I believe that I have an entirely different approach to education; one that sits well with aspiring photographers, especially those that are disappointed in traditional (as in, college and university) photographic education. My teaching philosophy revolves around educating on the minimum and maximum capabilities of your gear and giving students all of the fundamental tools to create whatever image they have in their head (hence my lack of a photographic ‘niche’ in my work. When your camera becomes an extension of your arm, your subject pool is limitless).

In 2015, I had officially made my photography classes ...

About Anabel

Hello fellow students! My name is Anabel D., I am a professional photographer in Los Angeles, California. I photograph a variety of subjects, from pets to Grammy-nominated musicians, and everything in-between! I am well versed in studio photography and on-location outdoor work, and can help you

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Ruth H.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Awarded Emmy Award for the First Season of The Simpsons from The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
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Ruth H.

7 Reviews
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Please see my profile for more information and samples...

About Ruth

As an Emmy award winning animation artist with 27 years in the animation industry, I founded the non profit, EDU DESIGNS, to bring the arts back into schools. Check out my blog there for more information. I created the first Art Textbook to reference Math Standards to help teachers without an ar

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MATT
Wonderful experience!
Jasmine
Ruth brings her years of professional training & experience along with a humble, cheerful, teacherly personality. She is a jewel and I count myself very lucky to have found such a genuine & gifted artist.
Renata
Ruth is an absolute delight! She is not only talented but also kind which makes her a wonderful teacher. I would highly recommend her without any reservations!

Markus S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Markus S.

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Drawing is a way of life using your mind, heart, body and soul to one's expressions of his/her life and emotions. Drawing is a simple line its up to one person's imagination of continuing the line into creativity. I can show you that process at your own pace from beginner to cliental satisfaction

About Markus

I have been an artist since i was a kid drawing image replicas of other shapes, images, etc. I studied art throughtout my jr. and high school years and was rewarded few art certificates and trophies in art gallery school contests. Now in the present time i have a few tshirt art websites my main one

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Dan L.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Philadelphia Wildlife Art Expo from Judge Bob Kuhn
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Dan L.

15 Reviews
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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 Dan

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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"very patient and detail oriented. Does not rush through and teaches really well. I am definitely going to sign up for more classes with her."
Deeksha
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Tiffany S.
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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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"This lesson and techer were both AMAZING I hope to never stop and keep on drawing"
Melissa
Took Drawing lessons from David L.
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"What a great lesson. Roya looked at some paintings that I had previously done and had a great lesson ready for me"
Sheri
Took Oil Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"Highly skilled painter that encourages students to draw, look closely and make at least three thumbnails sketches in vale’s before painting. She always takes gently with students, ask questions to better understand the student and at times shows a more clear direction."
J.M.W.
Took Oil Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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"Joy is lovely and has been very flexible with my schedule. You can tell she loves photography and enjoys teaching. If I was more of an online learner I would have rated the session a 5. I am now realizing I am more of a hands on person it is personally challenging for me to learn using this method. In an ideal world we would be learning by shooting in real time."
Nancy
Took Photography lessons from Joy S.
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"This was just my first class, but it was a great class and I'm looking forward to more lessons!"
LeAna
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Mr. Mitri share his expertise in photography with my daughter very patiently and professionally. If we choose to take more lessons, we will choose to go with Mr. Mitri again."
Taylor
Took Photography lessons from Tony M.
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"We had a basic first lesson in atmospheric perspective and painted a mountain landscape. Lesson was excellent!"
Jacqueline
Took Oil Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Awesome first lesson with Lauren! 😊"
Jaylyn
Took Abstract Painting lessons from Lauren W.
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