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Alfredo E.

Pasadena, CA
Starting at $80
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alfredo E.

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In my classes you can expect to learn both the basics and advanced material:
-Painting realistic skin tones, composition,using a grisaille and verdaccio, glazing, methods and materials of the Old Masters, achieving a likeness in portraiture, accurate color mixing and matching, the use and preparation of painting mediums, translating what you see or envision onto the canvas successfully and much more. I enjoy teaching people that are passionate about art, regardless of their skill level.

About Alfredo

I am a classically trained artist and illustrator. I enjoy teaching people who are passionate about art regardless of skill level. I have exhibited widely in Mexico and the United States and also illustrated for magazines and books.

Emilie C.

2 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2005
  • English, Asian Studies from Rice University
  • Awarded GRAMMY Amplifier Finalist from GRAMMYs, Recording Academy
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Emilie C.

2 Reviews
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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!
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Emily S.

69 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $120
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Emily S.

69 Reviews
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I can teach drawing at any level. My goal is for the student to improve and work towards their desired achievements -- whether it's just to get better at drawing, work towards making a masterpiece, or putting together a portfolio to get into their desired art school.

In drawing, I'd work primarily in pencils or conte crayon. Otherwise the medium of choice could be digital (Photoshop or any similar digital medium).

I've been drawing since I was 4, and have graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a Bachelor's in Fine Arts. I've also worked for Disney Research for a year and a half, and now freelance as an artist for clients.

About Emily

I've been working professionally as an artist since 2009, making graphics and illustrations for clients and having worked for Disney Research for just over a year. I graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a Bachelor's in Fine Arts in 2012. I'm currently a freelance artist, but I also love

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Allie
Emily continues to be a great tutor for my daughter. She has incredible patience - especially since my daughter loves to chat - and has helped foster a strong passion for digital drawing in my daughter. Emily's skill with the tools makes it easy for my daughter to learn and experiment more on her own as well.
Jacob
Help me understand my flaws in drawing, and show me many pointers on how to improve like body proportions, outlines and how to use software like Krita. Overall was a very good learning experience!!
Allie
My daughter very much enjoyed the class and working with Emily. She learned a lot and is very excited for her next lesson.

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Ken G.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $150
  • Speaks Hebrew, English
  • Awarded Merit Scholarship Award from Parsons School of Design
  • Teaches students 13 and up
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Ken G.

5 Reviews
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My lessons are taught in the classical tradition, focusing on realism and aesthetics. Students are provided with the practical tools to depict light, form, space, and materiality, as well as with with the conceptual tools to compose compelling artworks that express their personal vision. I tailor my lessons to individual students’ level, from fundamentals to advanced techniques. Through working on their pieces, students learn to master shapes, values, edges, media handling and color-mixing. Advanced students focus on practical application of color theory and on composition design.

About Ken

I am a NYC-based professional artist and educator with a background in classical painting and printmaking. Imparting artistic knowledge and cultivating creativity are an inseparable part of my work, I love seeing students excel and achieve their painterly goals. Over my years of teaching I became h

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HIGHLY RECOMMEND!! Ken is extremely talented in perceiving every student’s individual needs. When he gives feedback, it is not formulaic but actually tailored to the work I have done and the improvements I have made. This means that with each exercise completed, I am still learning new things about myself and my drawing instead of just repeating a technique brainlessly. These drawing classes have left a lasting mark on my art practice!
Inbal
Ken is the most generous teacher I know, it's a privilege to be your students:) 🙏🔥
Daniela
Ken is as passionate teaching as he is painting. He cares about getting the best of each student. I highly recommend him as a teacher!

William F.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Economics from Rice University
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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William F.

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Interested in learning to draw from your imagination? Do you want an artistic foundation that will let you draw everything from people and wildlife to comics and concept art? Then I think we are a match!

I am a teacher who specializes in teaching the beginner/intermediate drawing student! All ages are welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. You will learn fundamental drawing concepts that will give you the tools to draw anything you want. I want my students to reach their artistic potential while also having fun doing it. Shoot me a message and let's get started!

About William

I am a professional illustrator and artist who specializes in teaching students drawing methods used in the entertainment, comic, and illustration industry. My method of teaching heavily emphasizes the fundamentals of art as once these are mastered, the artist is free to bend and break them at will

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Omar R.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor in Graphic Design and Art from Southern Adventist University
  • Teaching since 2011
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Omar R.

5 Reviews
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I will teach you the basic principles of drawing, using graphite and color pencils. You will learn perspective drawing, shading, value, and color theory. I will cover still life, portraits, and form.

About Omar

Art and Design is my passion and I believe it is a skill that can be learned and developed by anyone with that same passion. I have over 15 years of working in the graphic design, print and visual arts industry. I create art for various companies and organizations using traditional and digital

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Rodney
Omar was great overall, he was able to point out small details about sketching that I never thought about like how I should be looking at the object that I am sketching more than my picture itself. Very affordable too! I will be using him more in the near future.
Ria
I am the creative director at TrueBlue in Chattanooga, TN. I had the pleasure of having Omar on staff as a designer/illustrator. He's an extremely talented illustrator with a diversified style palate and a great designer–wrapped in one package. It's great to have a designer that can illustrate as well as he can design. Omar was eager to learn new things and embraced whatever challenge set before him. I highly recommend Omar's talent and abilities.
Jeremy
Omar is an excellent teacher and artist. He is also very patient. Highly recommended!

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Average Cost of Drawing Lessons in Los Angeles, CA

The average cost of 60-minute drawing lessons in Los Angeles is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $240 per hour.
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"Ms. Emily is open, approachable and focuses on the students interests. Ms. Emily has embraced my son's differing abilities and empowered him to believe in his artistict abilities, hopes, dreams and for making him feel he can achieve his dreams. I would recommend Ms. Emily to anyone interested in expanding their artistic talents. Thank you Ms. Emily for your acceptance, kindness and for sharing your artistic knowledge and talents with my son!"
Lisa
Took Drawing lessons from Emily C.
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"I’ve been taking drawing lessons with Eileen for awhile now and I really recommend them. It’s the calmest and most focused hour of my week and I’m learning a lot."
Sunhee
Took Drawing lessons from Eileen M.
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"My 7 year old love his first session so much that we are getting the 5-pack for the next go-around. Thanks Lauren!"
Nicholas
Took Drawing lessons from Lauren W.
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"Very patient and detailed"
Shelly
Took Drawing lessons from Omar R.
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"Omar was great overall, he was able to point out small details about sketching that I never thought about like how I should be looking at the object that I am sketching more than my picture itself. Very affordable too! I will be using him more in the near future."
Rodney
Took Drawing lessons from Omar R.
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"Deron has been flexible with our schedule. Our daughter (13yr) enjoys taking class with him."
Destiny
Took Drawing lessons from Deron C.
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"I've learned a lot of things from Tim while working next to him. When I finally set a side some time for a lesson I was very pleased. I learned how important taking extra time with my values while sketching was, and to take special care of how the light reflects off of the eyes of my subjects. Just thinking about these two simple things instantly brought more emotion out of my sketches. Tim is a truly skilled illustrator and designer but more importantly he has a gift for teaching and working with others to achieve a goal."
Josh
Took Drawing lessons from Tim L.
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"this is just so amazing i cant wait for next time :D"
Melissa
Took Drawing lessons from David L.
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"i hope hes always here to teach me because i learn so much, I get to try new things and so much more"
Melissa
Took Drawing lessons from David L.
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"Roya has been a wonderful teacher for my 11 year old. She is patient and encouraging and so warm and helpful. My daughter is learning about shading and proportion, and starting to branch out of her comfort zone. Highly Recommend!"
Dara
Took Drawing lessons from Roya M.
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