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Isaac W.

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Starting at $70
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Isaac W.

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The ability to capture an image on paper—whether it’s something you see with your eye or with your imagination—is among the most powerful communication and expression tools humans possess. We’ve done it for thousands of years and its scientific benefits to the brain are just starting to be recognized.

We’ll explore basic techniques like sketching, outlining, shading, perspective, and tool use. We’ll apply those to enriching your experience in everyday life and sharing your personal viewpoint on the world.

Whether you’re capturing a bird in flight, a cartoon character from TV, a fantastical creature from your dreams, or detailed renderings of your dream house, my 30 years of experience and training will elevate you to the next level of proficiency and sensitivity.

About Isaac

CUSTOM-MADE FOR YOU Learning involves playfulness, curiosity, and personal connection. I've studied how people learn and how people play, along with 25 years of professional and performance experience, and I focus it entirely on you. We start with what you love, discover what you already know, then

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Margarita D.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks Bulgarian, English, Polish, Russian, French
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Margarita D.

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Margarita has been teaching art classes for over 15 years. She's obtained her art degree from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, CA.

* Remote learning: individual and group classes.
* Individual classes - 60 min/ $120, 45 min/$95, 30 min/$70
* Group lessons for a max of 4 students per class. Monthly tuition fee - $120/4 classes, 60 min each class.
*The art classes are designed according to Art University standards and curriculum, and best suit students with a big interest in arts. Each one of the students has an individual study plan assigned (taken into consideration the student's age, the level of art skills, and personal goals in art he/she wants to reach.) The lessons consist of an art lecture, an art project (drawing, painting, etc.), and homework.

- Art Exploration Class - The Art Exploration Class is designed for students, who would like to try different forms of art. The projects include collages, drawing, play-doh, papier-mâché, pyrography, polymer clay, ...

About Margarita

Margarita is a VFX & Compositing Artist and a Fine Arts Instructor based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the School of Animation and Visual Effects at the Academy of Art University, San Francisco, and an Associate of Arts Degree in Graphic Design.

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Sharon
It's such a joy to take classes with Margarita. As a children's librarian by profession I'm impressed with how well she teaches and inspires children, always a lot of smiles in her classes. As an adult returning to art I'm learning so much about the core fundamentals that are taking my art to the next level. Margarita is an expert teacher, kind, considerate, and dedicated to helping her students achieve and develop their potential and talent. I highly recommend her, and her classes.
Jovanka V.
My son is a beginner in drawing and is a bit apprehensive about his drawing skills. I really appreciated and liked Margarita's approach, setting music to create a relaxing atmosphere for drawing, explaining the steps, and the foundation for sketching. I think we approached drawing wrongly and after the lesson I changed our way. We play music now (which he likes) and he is drawing more often and is more relaxed.
Nandini
My daughter attends Ms Maggie's art exploration program. Ms Maggie is very patient with children and brings out the best in her students. My daughter has learnt a lot of techniques in art under her guidance and looks forward to art class every week. I'm so happy and grateful that my daughter has a wonderful art teacher. Search no further if you're on the lookout for an art teacher for your child.
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David Z.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $59
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
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David Z.

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Based upon a strict but fun adherence to keeping a sketchbook and a journal drawing gets improved. We start out with what makes a drawing for beginners and move through tones and values for intermediates by sticking to my formula for success. this includes using a sketchbook with assigned black and white photos every two weeks with grey scales entered.

About David

Dedicated art professional with 18 years of experience in creating artwork utilizing various medias. In my early years I worked as an outsider artist giving watercolor lessons for Susan Edwards of the artist place called "The Art Attack in Sycamore Illinois. After some years of painting and display

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Daniel
Had a great lesson with David, Decided to purchase a few hour one time lesson to paint a picture with my wife. David did a great job. I was very happy how he accommodated us and the time he put in before the lesson.
Michelle C.
David explains well to what needs improvement and is very constructive to what needs to be done. I’m learning so much. It’s exciting
Karin
David is very experienced and knowledgeable for many art forms. And is very personable also.
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Jessi X.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $80
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Jessi X.

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Have you always been interested in making art, but have been too intimidated or overwhelmed to try? Or maybe you’ve been making art for years, but are itching to take your work to the next level. Are you looking to strengthen your portfolio, perhaps for college or an artistic career? Regardless of what level you’re at, I’m ready to collaborate with you and create a lesson plan tailored to your (or your child’s) unique goals. Anyone can learn how to draw! It only takes practice, dedication, and patience.

In our lessons, we will strengthen your understanding of technical aspects like line, movement, value, composition, texture, weight, and shape language, by drawing from observation (both from life/in person and photo/video reference). Those that like drawing in a more stylized way (more cartoony than realistic) will learn how to apply their observational studies to their stylized work. Remember, even cartoons are based off of real life!

Supplies will depend on your own artistic goals

About Jessi

***Not currently accepting new students*** I’m an animator and multidisciplinary artist who has been drawing for as long as I can remember. I graduated from MassArt with a BFA in Animation, but I also enjoy painting, illustration, sculpture, and photography. In addition to visual art, I like to

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Kaitlyn
My daughter loved her lessons with Jessi! Highly recommend.
Brie
Jessi has been a tremendous help for my Design II class. They taught me all the proper techniques and was very patient with me and my extremely minimal amount of skill. Thanks to them I managed to get a much better grade than I usually would in these types of media classes (i'm so so so bad at technology) and I feel more autonomous when it comes to designing my own posters for shows.
Destiny
Jessi was always kind, honest and extremely helpful with her critiques of my work. Her guidance helped me understand key concepts in what makes good art and I improved so much because of it! I highly recommend her as a tutor!
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Jason M.

104 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 1996
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Jason M.

104 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

-=FULL VACCINATED as of 5/19/21!!=-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 gen

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Phoenix L.
My son, 9, loves Jason!
Mark
patient, thorough in explaining things
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.
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Ruthann C.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2000
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Ruthann C.

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Love art and drawing but want to dive a little deeper while having fun learning more techniques and practices to make your art better? Hi, I have been drawing and painting for over 25 years, and I believe learning art should be enjoyable and relaxed.
We will go at your own pace and delve into things you are curious about and want to learn with lots of encouragement and no judgement.
Come on in~ the door is open! =)

About Ruthann

Hi! I have been substituting in private schools and teaching and tutoring 1 on 1 for over 20 years both in person and online. I enjoy making learning fun and relaxed, because that's when the most learning takes place and sticks with the student. leading to success in all areas.

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The average cost of 60-minute drawing lessons in Montclair is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $122 per hour.
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"My younger daughter, Ella has taken 3 classes with Lauren and is so delighted. This is my second daughter taking lessons and both of them are learning so much. Lauren is very professional, and we appreciate all of her."
Ella
Took Drawing lessons from Lauren W.
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"Lauren was super helpful with my daughter and she’s looking forward to many more lessons."
Leah
Took Drawing lessons from Lauren W.
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"Kathy is very patient in understanding areas that needs to be worked on. I didn't know anything about drawing but Kathy structured the curriculum in a way that worked best for me without being overwhelming. Starting from the technical aspects of drawing to the conceptual aspects such as mark making and what drawing meant in a fine art context, she has got you covered. She is very professional, kind and works with you to get the best out of you."
Subhrajit
Took Drawing lessons from Kathy S.
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"Both of my children take class with Jessica. She keeps the lesson fun and really encourages both of my children. She is very talented and knows how to reach young artists to help inspire them. I highly recommend her as an instructor. This was our third class with her and we have every intention to continue taking lessons with her."
Habibah
Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
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"Nicolle is personable and fun to be around for starters. But even better she is knowledgeable about art and able to teach in a way that my ten year old relates to and understands and learns from. And to top it all off she is very punctual."
Emery
Took Drawing lessons from Nicole P.
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"More than an excellent art instructor who understands her students/ Sandy adds random teaching moments that enhance the studio experience."
Evan age 7 and Hazel age 8
Took Drawing lessons from Sandy K.
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"Megan certainly tailored the lesson to my personal goals. She is very gentle and patient as well as skilled as an artist and as a teacher."
Leanne
Took Drawing lessons from Megan R.
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"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."
Jaiden
Took Drawing lessons from Jason M.
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"Deron is wonderful with my 7 year old granddaughter. Her parents are in the process of divorcing and she is having a hard time with it emotionally. Deron is patient and kind and allows her to direct the lesson with his guidance. She loves drawing and she really looks forward to her her lesson time with Deron."
Sierra
Took Drawing lessons from Deron C.
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"Great lesson, very patient, kind and knowledgeable. Looking forward to future lessons!"
Maria
Took Drawing lessons from Nicole P.
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