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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. You can see some of my work here : https://www.instagram.com/a

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Megan R.

30 Reviews
Topanga, CA
Starting at $80
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 11 and up
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Megan R.

30 Reviews
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Get feedback/advice on your art work by selecting a 30 minute critique. You will receive notes and step by step instructions during your art class. If you would like some home work to help you improve quickly I can also send an email after class with instruction.

I have taught over 500 students how to paint! Each painting lesson is tailored to your interest and where you want to develop skill. My schooling background is in figure painting, modern painting techniques, color theory and composition. I have been trained by masterful painters from all over the world and look forward to sharing all that I have learned with you.

About Megan

I have taught over 500 beginners how to paint. I have also helped young artist build their portfolio and professional artist get ready for art shows. You might be a beginner, want a creative hobby or coming back to art after a long break - I have the education and experience to help you. Thanks for

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Lee
Had a great lesson with Megan. Got the basics of watercolor down to where I could actually paint a picture. Looking forward to seeing if I can create many more!
Jacqueline
We had a basic first lesson in atmospheric perspective and painted a mountain landscape. Lesson was excellent!
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Deron C.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Bachelor of Fine Art from UCLA
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Deron C.

12 Reviews
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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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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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Raymond S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Teaches students 8 to 75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Raymond S.

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I feel that my combined artistic skills and ability to have fun will make for a unique learning experience, with solid results as a goal.

About Raymond

I am an accomplished painter, illustrator, and graphic designer, specializing in figurative art. As an illustrator, some of my clients have been Perrier, Prentice-Hall publishing, United Airlines, Marlboro and Target. I have a wide range of artistic interests and skills in both traditional and

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Alison C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Teaches students 10 to 85
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts from Columbus College of Art and Design
  • Teaching since 2016
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Alison C.

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I am an oil painter working towards my MFA and years of experience. I have taught at ateliers in NYC and around the country. I break down the approach of painting and break down idea development into easy to follow methods and cater the lessons to what the individual student is interested in pursuing. Come paint with me! It will be fun!

About Alison

I am a painter in New York City currently enrolled in an MFA studio painting program at New York Studio School. I received her BFA from The Columbus College of Art and Design (2005). My work has been exhibited in the US and internationally at PAC Marseille in Marseille, France, el patio de mi casa

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Kelvin L.

135 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaches students 4 to 80
  • Awarded 4th National violin competition from Poland
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Kelvin L.

135 Reviews
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Students will identify a place that is special to them and represent the place and what makes it special through words and oil painting
“My students love this program! Truly, what an amazing gift this has been to our art community! Never have I felt so competent in incorporating art integration into my curriculum.”

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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My work schedule has interrupted my lessons for a while now, but Kelvin is a kind hearted instructor who truly believes in developing his students.

I will continue lessons with him as soon as I can.

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Average Cost of Oil Painting Lessons in Los Angeles, CA

The average cost of 60-minute oil painting lessons in Los Angeles is $81. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $167 per hour.
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$61 average
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"Today's art lesson with Dan was planned, organized, and given in a friendly, professional and very informative manner. He has excellent communication skills and his demonstrations are informative as well a fascinating to watch. As Dan's student, I was immediately put at ease by his friendly and energetic personality; I felt as if I were talking to an old friend and I left the lesson with a renewed enthusiasm for painting. I really feel as if I doubled my understanding and enthusiasm for oil painting in my first lesson with Dan. No matter what your skill level is, a few lessons with Dan will do wonders for your painting ability and you will enjoy every bit of the time you spend with Dan."
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"Really enjoyed working with Marina! She is very fun and delightful to work with"
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Took Oil Painting lessons from Marina B.
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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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"Aaaaaaamazing so far soooo good . 👍🏾"
- Efat
Took Oil Painting lessons from Deron C.
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"Outstanding. Lesson and teacher"
- Joey
Took Oil Painting lessons from Daniel L.
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"Mayra is amazing! Taught me a lot and had fun the whole time!!"
- Jill
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"Great teacher!"
- Rachael
Took Oil Painting lessons from Rita C.
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"My three boys (ages 11-15) loved working with Tori. We still have the block print-making pieces, paintings and charcoal drawings displayed in our kitchen. Their favorite project was creating plaster casts of their own faces. Tori is very thoughtful, patient and has a great zen energy. I highly recommend Tori!"
- Lisa
Took Oil Painting lessons from Tori P.
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"Roya is a wonderfully energetic, hands on art teacher, who has moved my oil painting from mundane to lively & exciting. My lessons with Roya are such a pleasure. The lessons are geared toward helping me grow in areas I expressed a need for, as well as filling in weaknesses which her expertise recognizes need working on."
- Lee
Took Oil Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"I have been taking lessons with Kai for a few months. Kai is an excellent teacher and an exceptional artist. I have been enjoying these classes."
- Nish
Took Oil Painting lessons from Kai Lun Q.
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