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Kai Lun Q.

14 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches students 16 and up
  • 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!

Sarah L.

22 Reviews
San Bruno, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2008
  • MFA in Costume Design from UCLA
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sarah L.

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Have you always wanted to be a fashion designer but have trouble getting your ideas on paper? Not to worry! I specialize in figure drawing and rendering, and have taught at the university level. I can teach pencil, charcoal, pastels, art markers, and watercolor. Even if you've never drawn before or you're not sure if you can draw people, I will make sure you leave feeling great about what you've created!

About Sarah

*Please note: If you are interested in online classes they will take place over Skype, Zoom, or FaceTime, not TakeLessons Classroom (for technological reasons)* Hello, and thank you for visiting my page! I have been an artist for my whole life and I am passionate about sharing my love of creativit

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Toby
excellent!
Andy B
Great instructor
Miriam
Sarah is a fantastic teacher: patient, knowledgeable, thoughtful and friendly. I'm looking forward to many more sessions with her!

Preston W.

1 Review
Belmont, CA
Starting at $40
  • BFA 90% from NCAD
  • Awarded CSSSA from California State Governor
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Preston W.

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I teach the fundamental basis for all representational drawing. 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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Karen
Great with a 10 yr old! Encouraging and patient. Great personality and a good artist.
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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Maryam A.

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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 15; Female: 5 and up
  • Master of Arts: School Counseling from East Tennessee State University
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Maryam A.

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Want to take your basic arts skills to the next level? Want to build confidence in your art and yourself? With Awesomely Artsy with Maryam you can have fun doing it!

As a seasoned and fun K through 8th grade Art Teacher with over 17000 followers on Facebook we can reach these goals together. After just a few lessons you'll be able to show off your work with joy.

Join me as we work on beginner drawing, marker art, pastels, collage and watercolor fun for all ages!

About Maryam

Today's the day to take the step to a more confidently creative you! Together we will work together to enjoy improving hands on art skills through quirky and fun lessons for the young and young at heart. Six years ago, after becoming a school counselor, my love of creating art kept singing to me.

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Kathy S.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Kathy S.

24 Reviews
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Become the artist you always wanted to be! Whether you are an aspiring artist, a total beginner, a kid who loves art, a teen building a competitive portfolio, or someone who's always wanted to learn to draw, I will help you develop your technical skills and find your voice as an artist! In our lessons, you will draw from life, exploring composition, concept, and mood through creative assignments. You will train your eye as you draw still lifes, landscapes, portraits, figures, and beyond! I will show you examples of historical and contemporary drawing as we practice a range of techniques. You will gain confidence through practice and experimentation as you work towards developing your own style as an artist! And most importantly, you’ll have fun! I can’t wait to work with you!

PLEASE NOTE: I now offer 30 minute and 45 minute online lessons only! In-home lessons are a minimum of 1 hour. If you try to book a 30 minute in-home lesson, the sales team will contact you to adjust it up to

About Kathy

I’m Kathy and I am a professional artist and art educator in New York! I received my Masters of Fine Arts and the San Francisco Art Institute and my Bachelors degree at Skidmore College. I make painting and textile-based 3D installations and have shown widely in the Bay Area, New York, and Chic

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Amy F.
Today was my first lesson with Kathy and she was very patient and encouraging! She is making sure to tailor the lessons to meet my goals.
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Stacy D.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Stacy D.

8 Reviews
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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 practiced 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 in Medical Art from Universit

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Joni K.
i learned so much and it was amazing and cannot wait for more
Ashton N.
My eleven-year-old son enjoys his time with Ms. Stacy. "She is funny, knowledgeable, and cool". My son is learning to use Adobe Animate and looks forward to each session with Ms. Stacy. He highly recommends her!
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Average Cost of Drawing Lessons in Mountain View, CA

The average cost of 60-minute drawing lessons in Mountain View is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $134 per hour.
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"Megan is wonderful working with my teenage daughter. She is fun and entertaining and the perfect fit!"
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Took Drawing lessons from Megan R.
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"I had a great time with Katherine learning different drawing techniques. She was very knowledgeable and was able to adapt each lesson to what I needed to know that week. I really enjoyed our lessons last semester. :)"
Helena
Took Drawing lessons from Katherine V.
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"My daughter, Sophie, who is eleven took her first lesson with Lauren this afternoon. Sophie was very pleased with her first drawing. She said that Lauren is a wonderful instructor and looks forward more lessons!"
Renee
Took Drawing lessons from Lauren W.
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"Very friendly, easy to follow, great explanations and details"
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Took Drawing lessons from David L.
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"Mrs. Maggie is a very humble person we have met and she is very keen when it comes to teaching art to kids. Both my girls look forward to go to her every week and learn new things related to sketching and drawing. She spends time in making the kids understand as to what she wants them to do and kids really do it well.... she is very encouraging, inspiring and active in her way of teaching art which I really admire. Am very happy to be have her as our art teacher and absolutely will recommend to all my friends. We are blessed to have you Mrs. Maggie 😇"
Shree
Took Drawing lessons from Margarita M.
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"i hope that i'll never stop taking these lessen's thare the best and each time i learn new and inspireing ways and things"
Melissa
Took Drawing lessons from David L.
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"My daughter has been going to Mrs.Maggie’s class for the last 3 years.And through all those years , Maggie has been the most supportive and amazing teacher my daughter can ever wish for.She does everything very proffesionally. She is very dedicated to her art proffesion. My daughter has always loved art and this art class makes her love it even more."
Neeta Baghel
Took Drawing lessons from Margarita M.
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"I love this cass it may take long but it really does help in the longrun and to get better drawing skills"
Melissa
Took Drawing lessons from David L.
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"Kathy has been a wonderful teacher and inspiration for our 10-year old daughter. Cora has learned so much and enjoyed every lesson with Kathy, who has been an affirming and talented teacher."
Jan
Took Drawing lessons from Kathy S.
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"Sondra was well prepared and provided Jojo with technique instruction and drills to work on. Jojo is eager to continue her lessons."
Jojo
Took Drawing lessons from Sondra S.
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