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Kai Lun Q.

14 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Awarded 1st Place in National Congressional Art Competition from US Congress
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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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Thomasin D.

1 Review
Livermore, CA
Starting at $42
  • Awarded Finalist (2006 23rd annual Artist's Magazine Competition, Portrait/Figure category) from Artist's Magazine
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1998
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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!
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Stacy D.

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

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With a Master's Degree in Medical Art, you can be sure I'm passionate about all things drawing and painting! I love life art and drawing characters (realistic or cartoons/comics welcome!), environments, plants, and animals, anything really! This can be for the newest beginners, long time artists in need of some practice, help with school portfolio admissions, or just for fun to keep your mind sharp! I'm happy to work digitally or traditionally. Send along a message if you think we would be a good match!

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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Nathan Latvaitis
Very happy to have found Stacy! Will be hiring her much more in the future. Just learned quite a bit of very useful tips in Adobe Animate from her - and she's helped iron out sticking points I've had with the program.
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Gina B.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Speaks French, Spanish
  • BFA Dance, 1985 from The Juilliard School
  • Awarded The Silver Award for Narrative Feature Film 'Student Oscar' from The Academy of Motion Pictures
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Gina B.

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Gesture, Expression and Experiment are my tools. I combination with an education in materials and the willingness to keep playing we end up confidently creating image. It is impossible to get anything done in an hour so try to find a way to book a longer time. Materials are somewhat included as I always have things but do contribute with art supplies, paper, found things. It's not necessary to spend a lot of money at the art supply store, just keep your eyes open at garage sales, etc and your store of materials will accumulate.

About Gina

New Post as of Sunday March 22nd, New York City!!! I am available online nonstop to accommodate all time zones. We are all in this together. I am happy to bring my rates down to help you in this time. Just ask and let me know what is good for you. Be strong, be creative, be beautiful and c

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Jeanine
Great first lesson with Gina!

I love how she works with me and I feel like I can relax into learning because of her personality. I don’t feel pressured or anxious which is really helpful. She’s very attentive and considerate, which I seriously appreciate. I feel like I’m already learning a lot and I look forward to our next lesson!
Silke D.
Gina was amazing and created the perfect atmosphere for us to get comfortable dancing and learning!
Highly recommend working with her!
Sarah Z.
Gina is the best.
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CD H.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Hello! I have been a children’s book and games illustrator for over 25 years. I opened my art studio 8 years ago where I teach beginning/intermediate and advanced painting lessons. We paint animals(sometimes funny and whimsical animals, awesome landscapes such as views from Paris, beaches, the night sky, sunrises/sunsets and much, much more! I am a person that likes to have fun during my online art lessons and you will get to meet my two baby Geckos! I’ll see you there!

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Hello future CD’s Art Studio Fans! I think you will be so happy about the pictures you will paint with me! I will take you step by step teaching you blending and different brush strokes to achieve our goal. I am a person that likes to have fun during my lessons. You will also get to meet my two ne

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Gus S.

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Starting at $84
  • Teaches students 10 to 80
  • Teaching since 1985
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Gus S.

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Learning to draw with the GusGraphics Method is a unique and very effective way to develop accurate and precise rendering skills. As a State Certified Vocational Commercial Art Instructor with more than forty years of experience teaching drawing and painting classes, I have developed a specific technique that works for students of all ages. From youngsters to seniors! I call it "The GusGraphics Method". Students will learn the basics in ten hours of online instruction and will come away from that experience with the ability to make accurate, precise shaded half-tone pencil drawings from reference photographs. Any photographs, including portrait drawings of family and friends.

About Gus

Hello! I am a NY State Certified Vocational Commercial Art Instructor (Level II) with more than forty years of experience teaching students of all ages how to draw and paint like a pro. Over all that time, I have developed a technique which I call the GusGraphics Method for drawing accurate and pr

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"Julie is wonderful. She explains the subject well, very detailed if needed, shares the prepared by her materials, always on time, answers all the questions, very pleasant to communicate to. What's great is that she doesn't make it complicated! :) but rather helps you to continue developing the love for the photography."
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Took Abstract Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"Dan is a fantastic teacher. His demos are easy to follow and he answers your questions completely. This has been one of the best classes I have ever taken."
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Took Oil Painting lessons from Dan L.
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Took Oil Painting lessons from Deron C.
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"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!"
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Took Painting lessons from Emilie C.
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"I am so fortunate to have Boris as my art class teacher! Starting from December 2018, by now I have attended about 20 x 2+ hours of private lessons held in his studio and love going there on weekends. Within few sessions I learned that Boris has excellent educational background and proven life-long miscellaneous art experiences backed up with striking masterpieces - his own art creations.

Boris undoubtedly is a marvelous teacher and educator for those students who want to go beyond mechanistic approaches to the drawing and painting, willing expand their ways to ‘perceive’ the visual art. Boris has unique talent to deliver information and instructions in a concise and clear manner aided with his unlimited patience and politeness. Self-trained hobbyist in watercolor, I never took formal classes before; being engineer by trade, was a bit uncertain if we can get along smoothly due to big gaps on my side. That doubt disappeared after just couple of our meetings. Boris has adapted to my needs well above my expectations by giving just right amount of elements of classical academic disciplines - which I personally was looking for - such as perspective, composition, light and color, forms, constructional drawing.

My initial interest was to work in acrylic for landscape painting from photographs on a medium sized canvas. Boris’ suggestion to start with still life painting (completed as the very first project) was a saver for the ongoing mountain depiction project, relatively complex. I am gladly satisfied with his guidance, solution proposals, and corrections – I like the friendly atmosphere in his studio and "behind-the-scene" explanations why he thinks this or that could be made more professional. My painting perception is also growing because of art history studies I do at home following talks and lectures Boris gives during our classes; I like to review and study illustrations in books and online materials that he recommends – now I know much more about famous artists and major directions in visual art and art advances throughout the centuries.

Standing shoulder-to-shoulder to advanced, really experienced artist, is a stirring feeling and thanks to Boris’ soft skills, I can tell I am respected and taken care of. During 2019 spring break I brought my 15yo son for 4 master class sessions at Boris studio, and they have finished a pretty looking painting on 18x24 inch canvas in acrylic on an extraterrestrial planet theme; which has significantly promoted my son’s interests both in art and astronomy. My son enjoyed talking to teacher, our time was worthy spent on ‘painting bootcamp’.

Boris gives memorable, highly narrative hands-on sessions on color blocking, shading, underpainting, color mixing, value and tone balance solutions, one-line drawing, composition, and many more. I feel I am back to a good school where I do acquire my new painting skills at a rate I can control.

I strongly recommend Boris to both kids and adults."
Nikolay
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Boris K.
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Colleen
Took Drawing lessons from Andrea O.
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Took Graffiti lessons from Giuseppe B.
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Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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