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Emilie C.

2 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • English, Asian Studies from Rice University
  • Teaching since 2005
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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!

Alfredo E.

Pasadena, CA
Starting at $80
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2010
  • 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.

John D.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • BA in Art from University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Teaching since 2001
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John D.

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Yep!, I can paint too! Water color, Acrylic and Oil. Come and learn the fundamentals of painting and create your own images.

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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Daphney M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2014
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Daphney M.

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Daphney works as a nutritionist but in her spare time loves to teach painting classes. She is self-taught artist with 5 years of experience teaching kids and adults introductory painting classes. After receiving her BSN in dietetics Daphney pursued education in art therapy and health coaching. Her work consists of counseling corporate group settings, families, one on one support by using the power of mindfulness, and positive thinking while integrating healing through art therapy.

My work includes; empowering sessions, classes and workshops; heart felt intentional living, nutrition, mindfulness, creative expression, painting classes, and nurturing pregnant belly painting.

About Daphney

Where people of all ages come to have a fun, creative, art-venture and escape from the stress of every day life. Painting skills not required, just find the time to relax, just bring your sense of humor and come have a good time! I teach male students online. Thank you for understanding, D

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Tabitha B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Master of Fine Arts from The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
  • Teaches students 2 and up
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Tabitha B.

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I am a fine artist, and I am an art lover! I have taught art to kids and adults of all levels, and I have studied art for many years.
I love drawing and painting, going to museums, talking about art, and participating in group art shows. I draw and paint from life every day. I can help you to make your drawings more life-like, improve your color sense, or paint a scene that you picture in your imagination.

About Tabitha

I am an art lover. I paint and like to illustrate books for my niece and nephews. I love teaching all ages, especially kids. I used to be a teaching assistant for undergraduate-level art students. Recently, I have been teaching art classes and in-studio lessons with grade school aged kids. I am e

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Naga Gouthami (Bumi) B.
I just finished my first painting class with Tabitha as a beginner. She is an excellent teacher with immense patience. She encourages a lot and gives a better understanding of colors, textures. It has been a very knowledgeable first class.
Wei
I improved tremendously after taking lessons with her! Always look forward to her classes. Huge thumbs up.👍🏻
E.J.
Tabitha is absolutely great! My kids have been taking lessons from her for 2 years and at the end of every lesson, there is a great art piece created from each of my kid!
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Stacy D.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Stacy D.

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Online Painting Teacher

I studied oil painting in my undergraduate years, while learning and specializing in digital painting in my time as a graduate student. Whether it be traditional or digital, oil, acrylic, gouache, or watercolor, students can expect to have fun while learning the basics of painting. This is for all ages and experience levels!

About Stacy

I'm an Artist from Buffalo, New York and I'm super excited to start teaching and sharing what I've learned and practied with others! In 2017, I received my Bachelor's Degree from University at Buffalo in Biological Sciences with a Minor in Studio Art, and my Master's from University of Dundee in

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Troy
Friendly, knowledge and patient. She interviewed me before the class, so she could customize the lesson to my needs. She answered all my questions and made recommendations for practices that would best suit my end goals. You cannot go wrong by choosing this teacher.

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Average Cost of Painting Lessons in Los Angeles, CA

The average cost of 60-minute painting lessons in Los Angeles is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $200 per hour.
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$41 average
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$64 average

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"I’ve been wanting to learn to paint for years but it seemed like an expensive thing to get into. Eileen provides materials for beginners which is really helpful because you feel like you can experiment more without making a big commitment. Her lessons are challenging but relaxed and her paintings are awesome and inspiring!"
Kim
Took Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"Excellent lesson planning. Makes you feel comfortable in learning at any level. It was my first lesson and it felt like I have been taking lessons from her for quite some time. Good balance of theory and actual hands on work."
SAUBHAGYA
Took Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Took my daughter to Mrs Deepali for our first class in Painting and Drawing, with curiosity to see how she'd teach a 9 year old. Was baffled to see teh results.

My daughter has started recurring lessons with this teacher.

I like her patience, and her result oriented skills."
Jack Rhymes
Took Painting lessons from Deepali L.
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"Carolyn is a great teacher. She takes her time and is very patient. Carolyn taught me how to use color, how to blend, and how to be happy with the end result. I am not a painter, but I love watercolor. Carolyn taught me not to be afraid to make a mistake, as it is easily fixed.
Thank you, Carolyn, for your guidance and for making me love watercolors..."
Lillian
Took Painting lessons from Carolyn G.
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"I've been taking private lessons from David Lavis for six months to better my technique in portrait art. David is a great instructor who takes the time to ensure I've embraced the concepts and that I can demonstrate my understanding on the canvas. I would absolutely recommend him to anyone wanting to better their skills."
Scott
Took Painting lessons from David L.
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"David worked hard to teach my Grandson the fundamentals of drawing and painting. David made the lessons fun and interesting!"
Laura
Took Painting lessons from David Z.
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"My mother took her first art lesson with Kathy today! She was timely, attentive, thorough, and very encouraging. We're very glad to have found her!"
Constance
Took Painting lessons from Kathy S.
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"I’m really enjoying my lessons with Eileen. Painting is hard but she’s moving me along through the steps of learning how to do it. We’ve been working together for three months and i can’t believe how much my paintings have improved."
Asia
Took Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"I was a beginner and really excited to learn as much as I could about painting. Eileen started me with the very basics of setting up a palette, then we moved on to monochrome paintings, and then paintings with a full palette. She taught me the process of making a painting step by step was what I really wanted to learn. Her teaching style was a fit for me because she is both patient and skillful. She helped to bring out the artist in me. I am so grateful for what I learned and have taken that knowledge and continue to grow as an artist in my spare time. What also love is that Eileen has made herself available right me and I plan to take more lessons with her soon!"
Heather
Took Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"Having a great time learning watercolor from Teresita! She's very clear with her instructions and super patient with me. She incorporates art theory into every class combined with an enjoyable exercise/piece."
Amber
Took Painting lessons from Teresita D.
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