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Mac M.

2 Reviews
Glendale, CA
Starting at $100
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mac M.

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I can't really talk too much about how other teachers work, and also don't want to. But I know I have and always had many happy and successful students. From kids, adults, professionals, hobbyists to people who retired and finally have time to fulfill a life goal.

About Mac

Hello Students, Parents, Grandparents and all the other happy people. :) Just send me a message if you are interested in taking lessons and we go from there and figure out what goals you have and how we can take it from there. I teach kids (my youngest was 4 years old when we started), adults, pr

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Jeff
Marcel is an extremely capable German tutor. He has an extensive understanding of German and will out of his way to help you learn.
Friederike
I take lessons from Marcel for about 5 years now. We started with Accordion and I asked him later if he could teach me German as well. I knew he would teach German. No I am taking 3 hours accordion and mostly 2-3 hours German on the weekends and I am loving it.

I can truly say he is one of the best teachers / tutors out there. He is not only super patient but puts so much heart and passion into the lessons.

I know he is mostly super busy but if you have the chance to take lessons with him, I would say GO FOR IT! :)

Ingo S.

Porter Ranch, CA
Starting at $59
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
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Ingo S.

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My name is Ingo. I am a published photographer located in Los Angeles. I managed several campaigns for international fashion brands. I specialize in fashion, product and head shot photography.
I will teach you all the tricks you need to know to get the perfect shot. I prefer
hands on with your or my equipment. You are always welcome to bring a friend to model for our lessons as well. It can be a friend you would like to practice on.
I can help you understand your camera settings, when and where to use them.
Just ask me if you have any further questions.

About Ingo

My name is Ingo. I am a professional photographer based in Los Angeles. I would like to teach you everything you need to know to get that perfect shot. My lessons also include how to deal with high potential clients, how to work with modes and how to set a scene for your photoshoot. I can also help

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Jason M.

101 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Voyage Air Guitar VAD-06 from ASCAP
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jason M.

101 Reviews
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iPad Pencil (Procreate), Pencil, Lines, Shading, Tracing, 1, 2 and 3 point perspective. Self portraits and still life. Gestures are also a fun way to get the fingers moving. Landscapes and cartoons or comic features are an option based on the students requests as well.

Also love mash ups and daily requests or challenges!

About Jason

TakeLessons.com Instructor since it's inception, Jason M. is available for in person and online lessons worldwide leaving no stone un-turned! Jason has been playing guitar for over 20 years, ukulele, bass, banjo and keyboard for over 10 and teaching music in general since 1996 and professionally

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James S.
Five Stars for the teacher.
Three Stars for technology.
Patient, knowledgeable, easy to work with.
Did I say patient?
A fantastic ear and knows what I need to accomplish.
In time, Jason will help me master my goal and in time to jam with friends this summer.
Cheers.
Jaiden
My 10 year old is taking drawing lessons online with Jason. He loves it! The lesson is tailored to what he wants to learn and his confidence in what he is able to do is steadily increasing. He looks forward to his lesson every week.
Everett
Our first experience was awesome! Jason was professional, patient, kind, and down to earth! Can’t wait for the next lesson! 🙂

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Joy S.

34 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin
  • Teaching since 2014
  • BA Sociology from University of California, San Diego
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Joy S.

34 Reviews
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Hands on instruction on manual camera settings (ISO, aperture, shutter speed, white balance, etc.). Framing the subject from different angles. And most importantly, how to see light the way your camera sees it.

About Joy

I am a graduate of UC San Diego (bachelor of arts, sociology) and UCLA (master of public policy). As a child of immigrant parents, I value diversity and love learning languages. I read, write and speak Spanish fluently, and have intermediate command of both Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese in reading

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Rodolfo S.
Joy was very helpful... Her presentations are very simple and clear...
Mica
Great first class, very helpful and upbeat. Thanks Joy!
mary
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Ruth E.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Awarded Emmy Award for the First Season of The Simpsons from The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ruth E.

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Whether your interest is traditional or digital art, I work with you to draw out your highest potential.
Learn to 'See What You're Looking At' and discover the story YOU want to tell.
Please see some of my work on my profile page.

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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clarissa
Ruth was amazingly helpful. She was clear knowledgeable and a great communicator. She was able to solve all my issues and answer all my questions. I highly recommend her as a teacher for illustration
Claire
My 1st animation lesson with Ruthie was a BLAST! She had me share my project ideas in writing before we met so she had a sense of what I wanted to work on, and helped me clarify my vision. Even though I’m a beginner at animation, Ruthie used her expertise and wonderful teaching style to help me learn some basic skills with a new program so that I can try things on my own. I can’t wait for my next lesson! Thank you Ruthie!
Dennis G.
A gem of an instructor. Knowledgeable, pleasant and willing to teach. She first inquired what I wanted to accomplish and followed through with it. This had to be the best instructional hour I've had in Photoshop.
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Kevina F.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Spanish, American Sign Language, English
  • Awarded Dedicated Service to the Arts from Henry For Music, Inc.
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Kevina F.

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Bring your digital camera and let's explore different ways to capture your subject's story.

About Kevina

I am in love with the Creative Arts and enthusiastic about introducing it to others. I currently am a Teaching Artist of Basic Music Theory, Baroque Flute Recorder and Flute. I participate in my local community by engaging as a booking/media/communications artist and teacher for non-profit Henr

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Amber
Kevina is AWESOME. I highly recommend working with Kevina.

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"Rita taught my 3 children for 3 years. She is an outstanding art teacher- very patient and sensitive to their needs in their artistic development."
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Took Oil Painting lessons from Rita C.
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"Megan is kind and patient, enthusiastic and well spoken. I’m looking forward to our next lesson!"
Roberta
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Megan is wonderful working with my teenage daughter. She is fun and entertaining and the perfect fit!"
Morgan
Took Drawing lessons from Megan R.
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"Excelente teacher, my daughter love this class"
Melina
Took Drawing lessons from Nicole P.
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"Has a clear grasp of multiple areas of art and knows how to convey the information in a way that is not only easy to grasp but highly motivating. 10/10 could not ask for more."
David
Took Drawing lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"She is a kind teacher and my 10 yo daughter likes her."
Aiyanna
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Deepali L.
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"I very much enjoy my lessons with Julie. She listens to what i'm interested in pursuing and guides me accordingly. She shares ideas and advice and most of all is supportive and encouraging."
Aurora Hogden
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Seonjung is the most patient, knowledgeable, and kindhearted art teacher that I have ever worked with. It has been an absolute honor and pleasure to learn from her. With Seonjung's help, my fashion sketches have gone from being very unrealistic to extremely realistic. A++ for her"
Jake
Took Drawing lessons from Seonjung P.
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"Really takes the time to explain things really well and gives great instruction!"
Leah
Took Drawing lessons from Roya M.
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"I really love taking painting lessons with Eileen at her studio. First of all, the studio is in an awesome old factory building and has a really cool vibe. Secondly, Eileen knows all kinds of techniques and was really good at settIng up exercises that were simple (not overwhelming or stressful) but still allowed a lot of room for me to experiment with color and brushwork."
Edward
Took Oil Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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