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Kathryn L.

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San Diego, CA
Starting at $30
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Art is fun at all ages and I have experience teaching four to fifty-year-olds! My high school art students have won awards at the local, regional, and national levels mostly for drawings and paintings. We even made a couple community murals before I moved away from Houston, TX. Please see my online portfolio and student artwork at www.shinestudioshouston.com.

About Kathryn

I'm a fine and digital artist and have been teaching art for over 9 years experience. Both my undergraduate and graduate degrees are in art and art history. I studied at The School of Visual Arts in NYC. My goal is to mentor students in the creation of visual arts to develop their creative skills

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Duke W.

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San Diego, CA
Starting at $92
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 17 and up
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Duke W.

San Diego, CA

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I offer more than just tools and techniques, I offer mentorship in how to become a professional artist, preparing the art for show and how to sell and show. Developing a body of work and approaching galleries for representation and more.

About Duke

Born in Texarkana, Texas, Duke served in the U.S. Marine Corps as a combat illustrator and drill instructor. He subsequently studied classical voice at San Diego State University, later performing with the San Diego Opera Chorus. An avid practitioner of the martial arts, Duke owned and operated

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Deron C.

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San Diego, CA
Starting at $40
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2003
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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 oil painting for over 20 years and has been teaching others how to express themselves creatively with it 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. Paint what you see whether the reference material is a photograph or a three-dimensional still life.

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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February 2, 2019
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. :)
October 29, 2018
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!
August 8, 2018
Luke K.
patient, bringing up constructive suggestions

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Kadija R.

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Abstract Painting
Starting at $42
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  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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I am passionate about teaching others the fundamentals of painting, helping them to discover their inner artist. This is a judgement free zone. There is no such thing as “mistakes” there’s only “Art”. So please, be as free as your brush strokes. Let me guide you down the path to abstract success.

About Kadija

My name is Kadija. I am a fine artist specializing in painting beautiful images on canvas and denim jeans. I’ve been teaching art for 2 years now and it is my passion. As long as I can remember myself, I’ve always had a paintbrush glued to my hand. It is the best weapon I could have ever learned to

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Sharron J.

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Drawing
Starting at $30
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Teaching Locations:
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  • High School Diploma-Visual Arts from Baltimore School for the Arts
  • Teaching since 2003
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Sharron J.

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In my spare time, I've taught for the last 15 years. I've tutored actual BSA students. I love drawing. I love teaching art. It is an expression of an individual's personal journey.

The most fabulous thing about being an artist is that boundaries regarding creativity are non-existent. The artist is always in a state of learning. Art is a progressive practice that takes time to develop.

Materials are not included.
Materials needed are pencil, paper and a willingness to explore.
Drawing lessons will be assessed based on the individual's current abilities and their goals.

About Sharron

My resume includes graduating from the Baltimore School for the Arts and continued studies at the Maryland Institute College of Art until I decided I didn’t want to be a “Starving Artist”. So, I graduated from the University of Baltimore with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administratio

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August 21, 2019
Marcelo P.
She's very talented and professional. My son is 7 year's old and he loves attending lessons. I'm so happy we found her. Highly recommend her she very patient and loving.
August 6, 2019
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May 3, 2019
lesley
Learned a lot during my 1st class. Great teacher!
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Angela M.

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Acrylic Painting
Starting at $50
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies from Stephen F. Austin State University
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Depending on level we start with the basics and work our way up. There are NO mistakes in painting and I have 15 years experience, so I'm very patient. We work through what the student wants to achieve and go from there. I specialize in abstract and fluid painting.

About Angela

Hi and HELLO!! Wanna learn how to take chances and reach your creative side? Then I'm the one for you! I specialize in abstract art, especially fluid painting, and have taught all ages. I have also used painting as therapy for children with emotional issues. I will use the skills you already posses

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"I just completed my first lesson with Tabitha. I highly recommend her to anyone that wants to learn how to paint or to gain a better understanding of painting or drawing. Tabitha is an experienced professional with a wealth of knowledge. Her teaching style is excellent, she has a great, friendly personality & is super encouraging. I learned a lot during my first lesson & I can't wait until my next one.!"
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"Very patient and gave a nice introduction to the basics for my 9 year old."
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"Stephanie is incredible!! I came to her with damaged vocal chords and she trained and taught me how to sing properly. Amazing amazing teacher!!!!!!!"
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Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Stephanie H.
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"My son is a beginner in drawing and is a bit apprehensive about his drawing skills. I really appreciated and liked Margarita's approach, setting music to create a relaxing atmosphere for drawing, explaining the steps, and the foundation for sketching. I think we approached drawing wrongly and after the lesson I changed our way. We play music now (which he likes) and he is drawing more often and is more relaxed."
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