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Anabel D.

Van Nuys, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches students 15 and up
  • Visual Communications from Los Angeles Valley College
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Anabel D.

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Hello fellow students!

My name is Anabel, I am a professional photographer in Los Angeles, California. I photograph a variety of subjects, from pets to Grammy-nominated musicians, and everything in-between! I am well versed in studio photography and on-location outdoor work, and can help you learn to make the most of any location and subject matter.

Being self-taught, I believe that I have an entirely different approach to education; one that sits well with aspiring photographers, especially those that are disappointed in traditional (as in, college and university) photographic education. My teaching philosophy revolves around educating on the minimum and maximum capabilities of your gear and giving students all of the fundamental tools to create whatever image they have in their head (hence my lack of a photographic ‘niche’ in my work. When your camera becomes an extension of your arm, your subject pool is limitless).

In 2015, I had officially made my photography classes ...

About Anabel

Hello fellow students! My name is Anabel D., I am a professional photographer in Los Angeles, California. I photograph a variety of subjects, from pets to Grammy-nominated musicians, and everything in-between! I am well versed in studio photography and on-location outdoor work, and can help you

John D.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
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John D.

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Yep!, I can paint too! Water color, Acrylic and Oil. Come and learn the fundamentals of painting and create your own images.

About John

Hello! My name is John and I can teach you to draw and paint. I am high energy, funnier than all get out, yet have a serious love of art. Let's explore not just the technical side of drawing/painting, but let's help you discover how to express your creative self!

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Byron
John was a very patient and helpful instructor. Two of the participants had no water color experience and he provided them with a good understanding of the concepts as well as providing most helpful examples of how to actually do water colors. Will definitely ask John for a follow up session if we return to Las Vegas in the future.
Beth W.
Love the way that he started in the right position for me. The class flowed very Lacey and he's a very nice man

Ana Z.

33 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks French, English, Dutch (Netherlands), Portuguese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2015
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Ana Z.

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These lessons will address principals of composition in photography, as well as learning the exposure principle to be able to apply correct camera settings.

A link to an interactive camera setting tool will be provided for the students to practice on their own time.

At the end of the lesson, student will receive an exposure cheat sheet. The list can be stored on a smart phone and consulted any time anywhere while shooting.

Minimum requirements for enrolling in this class:

1 - Because every lesson is customized to address each students' unique circumstances and needs in the field of photography, students must provide information on which camera they will be using PRIOR to purchasing lessons.
However, the photography lessons are NOT intended for going over the brand/model-specific camera manuals, nor for teaching where to find the brand/model-specific camera features. Student candidates are advised to research and study this type of information PRIOR to enrolling in the ...

About Ana

I am a Graphic Designer and a former Photoshop and Photography teacher in the public schools system. After receiving many requests from amateur and professional photographers, as well as aspiring graphic designers, willing to learn the unlimited creative possibilities that Photoshop has to offer,

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Aidan
Very good instructor
Mindia A.
Great person! Best teacher!
Edward
Excellent lesson, Ana is a very good teacher.

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Kelvin L.

141 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Awarded 4th National violin competition from Poland
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Kelvin L.

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I have been teaching drawing since 2001..I am available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of drawing/painting skills. I specialize in wild life...
Students will have simple step-by-step instructions make it fun and easy to draw lifelike animal friends, Just start with basic shapes and follow the illustrated examples and they will be creating their own amazing masterpieces in no time at all.

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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Erica M.
Kelvin was an incredible teacher! He somehow made the very technical art of origami a bit easier to digest and do on our own from home. He was supportive and cheering us on, and his passion for origami was extremely evident. We can't wait to work with him again. Thanks, Kelvin!
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Meslech B.

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Starting at $84
  • Speaks Amharic
  • Economics from University of Maryland
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Meslech B.

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Interested in upgrading your photographic abilities? Have a desire to elevate in a craft you've always been curious about learning more about? Interested in elevating your editing skills with softwares like Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop? Come learn photography and editing with me! I have years of experience doing studio photography, food photography, portraits, events, and more! No background knowledge needed. I will help curate lesson plans based on the type of photography you have interest in. If you don't have a DSLR, no problem. You can even use your phone. I invite anyone curious into the world of photographic artistry.

About Meslech

Hi! My name is Meslech Bellay and I am a photographer in the DC area. I started photography as a kid, and since then have explored travel photography, food photography, documentary photography, fashion photography, studio and more! The biggest lesson I have learned is to be imaginative with your wo

Akash M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Akash M.

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Photography is a an art which is easy to learn there are only few major technic to become a professional photographer both in wildlife and studio photography

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Hi im akash im a professional photographer and im interested in teaching you about photography and this session will be filled with fun😜😜😁

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Took Drawing lessons from David L.
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"I am an adult student (33) taking beginner drawing lessons with Jessica. My interest/goal is to draw realistic portraits (maybe in a few years), but with no background, I'd better start from the basics, and I am so glad to have Jessica as my teacher. Her philosophy about how to approach art alone is already teaching me so much - for example, what's the correct mindset, how to really observe a subject, how to practice drawing even when I am not drawing.

We have been working on building up foundational skills and their sequence, which gives me clear understanding on what each small step means in the long term. Based on my interest and what I knew and didn’t know, Jessica would design each lesson with a specific focus in mind, usually around practicing a certain technique. Her homework (I ask for homework since I draw slowly) also reinforces those learnings. I feel more confident with each lesson, and my progress is noticeable.

Also, she is incredibly encouraging, patient, and generous. I never feel judged or self-conscious practicing techniques in front of her (often clumsily) or showing her my new drawings. She always gives thorough feedback and encouraging words. Overall, she gives me confidence on my journey, and that is much needed for an adult student who didn’t have the chance to start when younger. Best teacher ever!"
Sizhan
Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
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"Sharon is a fantastic teacher. She has a great eye for drawing and painting, and helped encourage me when I needed to push my art. I would highly reccomend any aspiring artist take her classes. She is patience, sweet, and incredibly intuitive."
Ty
Took Drawing lessons from Sharon M.
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"Moataz had a lot of resources to share, lots of examples which he was able to access as I asked questions. A very thorough lesson with as much detail as I wanted. Excellent instructor!!"
Anne
Took Calligraphy lessons from Moataz A.
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"Outstanding teacher! Took lessons with my kids. Megan is wonderful!"
Chris
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Mingla was professional but down to earth in her instruction. She was able to speak in terms that made sense about my camera and settings. I would take classes from her again! William"
William
Took Photography lessons from Mingla C.
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"Taught cartooning to my 6-year old daughter. Very patient and knowledgable."
Crystal
Took Cartooning lessons from Raymond M.
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"Felt very successful"
Sandy
Took Drawing lessons from Roya M.
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"I found the class very helpful and enjoyable. I've made a lot of progress and it really helps that it's one on one."
Kaleb
Took Illustration lessons from Emily C.
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"I really enjoyed my first oil lesson. Megan is very knowledgeable and teaches in a way that is easy to understand. I feel like I can achieve my goals under Megan’s teaching skills."
Carolee Johnson
Took Oil Painting lessons from Megan R.
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