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Preston W.

1 Review
Belmont, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded CSSSA from California State Governor
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Preston W.

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I teach the fundamental basis for all representational painting. From still life to portraits and the figure leading up to advanced genre or multi-figure pictures. I have been drawing and painting my whole life and love to teach drawing and painting to anyone who wants to learn. Visual communication skills are a foundation for many forms of problem solving skills. These skills all lead to a keen sense of awareness of ones self and environment.

About Preston

I have hundreds of hours teaching experience in many subjects spaning from sports chess and the arts. I have won numerous awards for my ability to communicate the detailed aspects of complicated intricate subject matter. I have been verified to teach all ages and have numerous background checks est

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Chengliang
Preston is a very nice coach. I was a beginner with zero experience before. After five lessons, I gained solid basic skills and feel more comfortable to rally. I feel growing by leaps and bounces.

He is very sharp about identifying the problem and then training accordingly. He is also kind and very patient to guide
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Thomasin D.

1 Review
Livermore, CA
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Master of Arts in Fine Art from University of the Witwatersrand
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Thomasin D.

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Respected artist, Thomasin Dewhurst has taught Drawing and Painting professionally to children and adults for over fifteen years. An exhibiting and award-winning artist, with a Masters Degree in Art and Art History, Thomasin offers high quality lessons and workshops for beginner to intermediate/advanced students.

Private, group, homeschool and online art instruction is offered for children ages 4 and up, and for teens and adults.

Students of all levels are welcome and classes are small and supportive, catering for the individual needs of each student. Students develop their creativity by exploration and experimentation, while learning essential techniques of drawing, painting, sculpting and other methods of making art. Critical and creative thinking about the students' own work is encouraged.

In the classes I cover an extensive variety of subject matter and mediums including portraits, landscape, still-life, illustration, working with line, color, light & dark, perspective & ...

About Thomasin

Thomasin Dewhurst holds a Master's degree in Fine Art (cum laude), specializing in drawing, painting and sculpture. She has extensive knowledge of both art practical and art history. She is a professional and respected artist who has exhibited in the USA and internationally, both in group and solo

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Patient, kind, and talented! Our family has benefited from Thomasin's teaching in both art and piano for 8 years. Whether in person or on zoom she delivers clear instruction with encouragement while being challenging at the same time.
Highly recommend!

Kai Lun Q.

14 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Awarded 1st Place in National Congressional Art Competition from US Congress
  • Fine Arts from China Central Academy of Fine Arts
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Kai Lun Q.

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I like to take pride in making my students feel secure and knowing and seeing the improvement they make within each session. I will be handing out a materials list prior to our lessons. Most students see a huge leap in drawing within the the first lesson! Class starts out usually with me giving a 1 hour demonstration on what I expect them to do as I cover and explain my entire process and thought and calculations that goes into drawing and painting. For the rest of the class I will be besides the student as they work giving them one on one pointers and as much help and explanation as they need in order to improve. Students start out with learning how to look and draw what they observe accurately by first working on simple geometric shapes such as spheres, cubes. We then will move on to Cast studies and after a few months of studying we will start on figures and portraits.

About Kai Lun

Hi, there! My name is Kai, and I can't wait to meet you! Spreading the joy of drawing and painting has always been a great pleasure of mines. Being trained in China's most prestigious and renowned fine arts academy, CAFA (China Central Academy of Fine ArtsI) as well as studying in Tianjin Aca

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Sergei
I had a huge coincidence by having a lesson with Kai in the Bay Area. He and I have the same point of view about learning drawing that helps me to understand his tips and instructions. It is a true pleasure to be his student, I was feeling like I’m detective who’s seeking for tips and clues and try to transfer all of that onto the paper. Also he is really good by explaining how to see simple shapes and figures in every object, how to extend an imaginary line and keep angles which did and will help me to draw more consciously. Highly recommend him anyone who wants to improve its drawing and painting skill.
Antoinette
Kai is the best art teacher I ever had, he is genuine and puts his heart and soul into making sure you learn everything there is to know to be a successful artist.
Emily
Kai is an excellent instructor and has left a tramendious mark on me as both a student and an artist. Kai may be young, but he has knowledge beyond his years through skill and ambitiously being self taught he has been commended on nationally. Kai in the fall attended FACE and was recently awarded a certificate of excellence from The Portrait Society of America. I very grateful to have worked with him and been walked through his very informative and beautiful demos. Crique from Kai is wonderful and facilitates vast and constructive improvement in skill level. Would highly recommend Kai!

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Aimee O.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks ENGLISH, French
  • Masters in Music from Boston State University
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Aimee O.

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Art meets se-stressing with a connection to your creative side! I would love to work with you!

About Aimee

Aimee is a Music Educator with a Masters of Music from Boston University. She has been writing music, singing, and playing piano for 20+ years. She has the ability to be flexible and differentiate for each student to fit their individual needs and interests. *** Lesson Details *** Aimee expec

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Dina A.
Aimee is a very sweet young woman. She made me feel very comfortable from the start! She seems to be very knowledgeable and patient. I really look forward to the rest of my vocal lessons!
Robert
Very patient and kind.
William
Aimee is fantastic.

Irina L.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Irina L.

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Personal lessons tailored to your individual needs with custom handouts. No boring theory, just practical and useful tips. Photography business- how to choose your niche and how to successfully market yourself.

About Irina

Photographers are storytellers. Are you ready to tell your personal photo story?

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Ahlyia L.
Great start to first lesson
Kathryn (Royal)
I lost the "joy" of photography with Irina. Technically, she knows her stuff, but her sensitivity and people skills are lacking. Barely an encouraging word. I felt degraded, nervous, and overall shitty by the end of the second lesson. Hoping for a better experience with another teacher.
Desislava G.
Irina is amazing... I would never even think that I can create such beautiful photographies.
My father used to have a small photo lab at the loft and it was like a magic to me. I was always passionate to learn the beauty of photography however I never got the chance to.
I took few classes with Irina, she helped me to create incredible photos for my marketing campaign.
Irina is very professional and patient teacher, she has deep knowledge of photography and she makes it fun to learn.
I would recommend Irina to anyone who wants to learn photography.
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Jonathan "JC" C.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks French, English, German, Russian
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jonathan "JC" C.

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Photography is my big passion in life. I have been doing it professionally since 2003. I went to photography school from 2002 to 2004 in Paris, France. I have references, clients, awards, and exhibitions all over the world. I can teach groups or individually. People of all ages and all levels are welcome.

About Jonathan "JC"

Hello! Bonjour! I believe the best way to teach is to make it simple and fun! I am patient and dedicated to your success. -------- QUALITY FIRST -------- Everybody wants the best. I believe quality is the most important. I also believe each person is unique. Therefore each student should have t

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Christina
Jonathan is a very skilled teacher that takes you expertly through SunYoga meditation. His guidance and humor has allowed my spirituality to grow boundlessly.
Kelly M.
Jonathan was awesome! He was very helpful and did a great job working through all of the questions that I had. I will definitely be signing up for more lessons!

Plus it was great to learn how to add my cats in all photos! A new Photobombing level of greatness!!
Leila A.
Trying to learn adobe on my own almost to push me to become alcoholic ! Since I started to take classes with Jonathan Finally starting to understand the process.
Jonathan is patient, very knowledgeable and happy person. He transform adobe in a fun activity and that is a miracle!Bravo

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"Sarah was a pleasure to spend time with. Her knowledge of both my new Nikon D500 camera as well as photography in general were exactly what I was looking for. I would recommend her to anyone looking for assistance in the photography field!"
Jeff
Took Photography lessons from Sarah L.
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"Just had my first lesson with Tim! He is a great teacher and I have learned a lot already. His easy going fun style is so nice. I am looking forward to my next lesson."
Lynnette
Took Photography lessons from Tim L.
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"Kavi has a depth of insight into color and emotion that is hard to find in an art teacher. He inspires you to find moments in between your daily life, hidden behind monotony, that you can only appreciate when you have relaxed your mind. He is the perfect guide for those who aspire to not only learn the basics, but to bring new life and freedom to painting and illustration."
Aashray
Took Painting lessons from Kavi S.
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"Ken is by far the most talented young oil painter I have seen. His skills with a brush and his background in classical painting exceeds that of anyone his age, and many his senior! Ken has a ton of patience which lends itself greatly in a student/teacher setting, while being very good at communicating his techniques and methods. One of a kind!"
Simen Meyer
Took Oil Painting lessons from Ken G.
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"Megan was both professional and kind - clearly knows the subject well. I thought the approach to discuss the pillars of the content was a great idea and I am looking forward to the next lesson."
Biju
Took Drawing lessons from Megan R.
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"I have always felt like I had a creative impulse I needed to express, but felt like I needed some solidified skills to be able to begin. I felt nervous about starting to learn something new at my age, but from the first conversation I had with Jessica, I knew I would feel absolutely at ease learning with her. Jessica is both an experienced educator and a truly inspired artist. One of the first things she taught me was how to look at the world around me differently and in a more open way that allowed me to translate that to paper. It was exhilarating. Jessica is absolutely lovely, knowledgeable and provides tangible instructions that are showing their effect on paper! I am so thrilled with the work I am creating with her continued instruction. I cannot more highly reccommend studying with Jessica!"
Lisette
Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
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"Amazingly patient and brilliantly talented !!!"
Jillian
Took Oil Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Kathy was wonderful working with my son and really took the time to get to know him and his personal intetests. She then patiently guided him through some if the essentials of drawing while incorporating subject matter that would inspire and motivate him. I would highly recommend her if you are looking for personalized and knowledgeable instruction."
Melanie
Took Drawing lessons from Kathy S.
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"The technology worked well, and Megan did a very good job. The first session exceeded my expectations."
Theo
Took Drawing lessons from Megan R.
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"Excellent teachers know each student's strengths and limitations and they build upon both, Ms.Maggie is one of those teachers. My daughter has bloomed after joining Ms.Maggie’s class.She taught her how to apply the fundamentals of art, and incorporate the use of a variety of materials, techniques, and styles. I am very pleased with my child’s progress and would like to say a big thank you to Ms.Maggie."
Tonima
Took Drawing lessons from Margarita M.
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