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Chrissy S.

54 Reviews
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Starting at $39
  • Speaks German, Dutch, French
  • Elementary Education from Paedagogische Hochschule Ludwigsburg, Germany
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Chrissy S.

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I'll teach you what supplies you need, how to mix colors and what techniques you need to make your painting. We'll experiment a lot and have fun!

About Chrissy

Originally born in Germany, Chrissy developed a passion for music, language and teaching early on. Right out of High School she helped her mother, who was an educator at that time, write and stage-manage a children's Musical which found great response from the audience. During her Music studies in t

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Daniel R.
Excellent teacher.
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Carl
Chrissy was incredibly helpful in determining how I learn and then devising a series of lesson plans that help me learn in the easiest and fastest manner. It's been great so far and I expect to make quick progress because of her skills and personality.
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Eddie B.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $95
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Eddie B.

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Age-Appropriate areas of instruction include:
-Painting Techniques such as Layering, Mixing, Washes, and Glazing.
-Understanding Composition.
-Understanding Color Theory: Opposites or “complementary colors” on the color wheel; Painting with medium tones, so that highlights and shadows can be applied easily. Using multiple colors equals “depth” and “interest.”
-How to Mix Paint: Mixing using the palette knife, brush, on palette, or on painting.

About Eddie

I am a Grumbacher Art Certified Instructor. I am an experienced and accomplished artist; I specialize in encouraging students to explore their own creative style while also learning basic painting, drawing, and sculpting techniques. For children and teens, I aim to focus on strengths, while build

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Stefanie
My son has been working with Eddie since June of 2019. He is very patient. Highly recommend.
Stefanie
Eddie has been working with my son since June of 2019. Eddie is very patient and knowledgeable. Definitely recommend!
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Layla M.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Layla M.

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Like drawing and other forms of art, painting begins with technique and fun. I want to encourage a love for art and painting brings out that love and develops creativity. I graduated from art school in 2020 and immediately began teaching children online due to the pandemic. I am a published illustrator of children’s books and used watercolor painting to illustrate the books. I love teaching and seeing the joy others experience with art.

About Layla

Hello, my name is Layla Meyer, I am 23 and I am a published author and illustrator of children’s books. My first book was published in 2019, and is called ‘Rami, the Travel Llama’. I created all the pictures using watercolor paint and color pencils. I have been making art since an early age an

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Noureen Shaikh
Layla is a fun, engaging and gentle instructor. She breaks down the drawing process into simple steps to make it easy for the learner to grasp the lesson.
Teo
Excellent instructor! Recommend for kids who are budding artists or advanced.
Ray
Layla is a talented artist, illustrator, and teacher! Her passion for art and love of teaching children shines through. Highly recommended.
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Sharon M.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks English
  • Master of Fine Art, Drawing and Painting from California State University Long Beach
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sharon M.

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Whether or not you are new to painting or want to get back into it after many years away and just need some feedback and a new perspective I am here to help. I have been teaching painting for 20 years and I’ve worked with students of all ages, from young adults to retirees. I teach painting using the classical method of observation (meaning, based on what they see). You will also learn how do use color as it reflects the temperature of the light and shadows like the impressionists. I will show you a lot of different artists for inspiration and to teach you how to glean the best from history. I recommend working from direct observation at first (a still life rather than a photo of a still life). You can expect to learn a lot about color for me, about the structure of light and shadow and how it helps create realism but also compose a really great looking paintings. I adjust my approach to teaching as I get to know each student and what learning style connects best with them.

About Sharon

Do you want to learn to draw/paint or improve your work? Are you applying for college and need portfolio advice? Did you want to get back into doing art after many years without it? Are you a mid-career artist and just need some feedback and a new perspective? Are you changing careers and need

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Mithulan
Great! Gift for teaching.
Sara
Had my first lesson and I've already learned so much! The lesson was informative and Sharon also gave me a clear idea of what to practice in the meantime. I am confident that my drawing skills will improve!
Julie
I had a great time and learned a lot painting with Sharon. This was my first painting lesson. She is patient, helpful and very passionate about watercolors. She is also very knowledgeable and answered all my questions.
Sharon will tailor your lesson to your goals. You do not need to be an artist to enjoy these lessons.
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Kathy S.

36 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English
  • MFA, Visual Arts from San Francisco Art Institute
  • Teaching since 2011
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Kathy S.

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Become the artist you always wanted to be! Whether you are an aspiring artist, a total beginner, a teen building a competitive portfolio, or someone who's always wanted to learn to paint, I will help you develop your technical skills and find your voice as an artist! In our lessons, you will paint from life, exploring composition, concept, and mood through creative assignments. You will train your eye as you paint still lifes, landscapes, portraits, figures, abstractions, and beyond! I will show you examples of historical and contemporary painting 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!

*Due to Covid-19 I am temporarily not offering at-home travel lessons. All lessons will be online only until further notice.

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 Chi

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Scott
Kathy is great, she gave feedback on three of my paintings, we discussed what worked well and where I can improve as well as suggestions and examples of others works that are aligned with my style.
Shamail
I just want to stay with you!🥰
Shamail
I loooooove art!
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Nyoka B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2021
  • Teaches Beginner
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Nyoka B.

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Wether you're an intermediate or beginner come ready to learn how to paint! Although this is my first time teaching I will work my hardest to get you to your painting goals. I have been a self-taught artist all my life and have some experience taking art classes online. I have experience in still life and landscape painting. If your just starting out we can practice with acrylics, but I also work with oils and water-mixable oil paints. I hope to share my love my love of painting with you

About Nyoka

I have been building my skills as an artist since I was 8 years old, learning from artists around me. I graduated in 2019 with a B.A. in Biology and a minor in music.

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Average Cost of Acrylic Painting Lessons in San Diego, CA

The average cost of 60-minute acrylic painting lessons in San Diego is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $125 per hour.
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"Hilda was awesome and worked out great goals for me. She taught slow and steady which was perfect. Thanks Hilda!"
Tracy
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Hilda R.
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"Very helpful teacher, kind and patient."
Diana
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"Melissa is an awesome instructor. She let me take my time. Easy to work with. Very detailed, can't wait for my next class."
Sherry
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Melissa M.
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"Sharon McNeil is a talented instructor. She is able to assist students in retaining crucial information regarding source of light, shadow placement and overall composition. She is skilled at color mixing. In our classes she set up large still life arrangements at the center of the room that were our focus. She provided painting demonstrations that helped put theory into action. A good teacher."
Nancy
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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"Sharron is FABULOUS!"
Suzanne Juel
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharron J.
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"Kathy is great, she gave feedback on three of my paintings, we discussed what worked well and where I can improve as well as suggestions and examples of others works that are aligned with my style."
Scott
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Kathy S.
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"Very thorough and pedagogical. Had great impact on my painting."
Sigge
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Megan was very prepared. In one hour only she walked my daughter through creating an entire acrylic paint beach scene. My daughter enjoyed it very much."
Cecilia
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Lauren is a great teacher I had my first lesson with her and I feel really hopeful about improving my painting skills. She is a keen listener, cooperative and very skillful.

Highly recommend :)"
Vendela
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Lauren W.
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"Lauren was great! she was extremely patient."
Dee
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Lauren W.
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