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Deron C.

13 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelor of Fine Art from UCLA
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Deron C.

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Deron C. has had over 10 years of experience teaching other how to use drawing materials ranging from ink to pencil to charcoal to chalk to oil pastels. Learn how to use these materials and more. Draw what you see whether the reference material is a photograph or a three-dimensional still life. Understand color theory and composition. Improve your creativity while improving your technique.

About Deron

I am a San Diego native and have shown my paintings extensively throughout San Diego. It wasn't until several years after I graduated from UCLA in 1994 with a Bachelors in Fine Arts, that I really tried to show my work in galleries. Most recently, my work has been in shows at Project X Gallery, Th

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Joe
Strong recommendation for Deron. I had a 2 hr lesson where I had specific things I wanted to do and learn, and he delivered. Very flexible in the lesson, and great instruction!
Sierra W.
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.
Zaki
Deron is an absolute joy to work with. My dude ran off immediately after the lesson to draw some more. Now that's a positive review. :)
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Jess F.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Sustainable Environmental Design from University of California, Davis
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jess F.

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It all starts with a line...or a dot! In my drawing class, anything is possible from realistic looking people, places and objects to abstraction and scribbles and doodles. Drawing can be technical and it can also be a tool to teach and learn in a variety of ways! We will draw in pencil, ballpoint pen, sharpie, charcoal, colored pencil and graphite. We will learn how to draw many images including fantastic worlds, a scene between people, a landscape and maybe even a cartoon! Additionally, this class is a tool for pushing students' creative expressions even more and we will learn how to blend, obscure color, explore tone and texture, and most importantly have fun!

About Jess

Hello! My name is Jess (they/them) and I am a visual and performing artist with a passion for teaching! I love to teach acrylic painting, pen and pencil drawing, songwriting and poetry! I also love to learn! In my free time I am currently focused on learning how to become an advanced piano piano, a

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Yuliya L.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Yuliya L.

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About Yuliya

I am a classically trained artist who works primarily in oil. My main genre is portraiture and I have taught life drawing and portrait painting in both the UK and USA. I have many years of experience and teach from foundations of painting and drawing to more complex subjects like colour theory an

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Beautiful studio and location. Yuliya is patient, kind, and exceptionally talented. She explained everything so I could easily grasp the concepts. The experience was truely awesome.

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Jason M.

101 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Awarded Voyage Air Guitar VAD-06 from ASCAP
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Jason M.

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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.

About Jason

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 general since 1996 and professionally

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Jaiden
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.
Everett
Our first experience was awesome! Jason was professional, patient, kind, and down to earth! Can’t wait for the next lesson! 🙂
Barney
Jason is an awesome and patient teacher. Can't recommend him enough!
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Nicole P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Nicole P.

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Excited to learn how to draw what is in front of you accurately? Want to be able to draw anything you like? Have you been curious about what you can use to draw other than just a plain graphite pencil? I am a professional artist, and I can help you develop your artistic eye and show you different methods and materials to achieve accurate but unique drawings! I'm happy to start from where you are, even if you've never drawn anything more than a stick figure. Send me a message to see if we will be a good fit!

About Nicole

I am a professional mixed media artist. My mediums include drawing (graphite, charcoal, pen, etc) acrylic paint, spray paint, oil paint, and more! I love teaching students who are excited to learn new things. I am a firm believer that anyone can make beautiful and unique art. Especially you!

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Giuseppe B.

53 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 3 and up; Female: 5 and up
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Giuseppe B.

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We will learn how to draw from real life/still life to paper with graphite, ink or charcoal. We will understand line forms, shading styles and line control. We will gain a strong foundation understanding of using basic shapes to get final images.

About Giuseppe

Hello, my name is Giuseppe. I am excited when I learn of new potential artists. My skills are well rounded and focused. I can teach you in many media applications and art forms. I am able to teach from basic drawing techniques to full Portrait art, Film & Digital Portrait / Fashion Photography and

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Lea C.
My 12 yr old daughter just had her first lesson. She said he teaches very well. He pauses to take questions and gives helpful feedback and suggestions.
Elisabetta D.
First time ever taking an online class and it was excellent.
Giuseppe understood perfectly what I am looking for and why I want to learn drwaing . He customize the class for me to the perfection.
Looking forward to more class with Giuseppe !

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Average Cost of Drawing Lessons in San Diego, CA

The average cost of 60-minute drawing lessons in San Diego is $68. 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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$38 average
45 min
$57 average
60 min
$68 average

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"i used to love drawing when i was a kid and really wanted to pick it up again. I really love Eileen’s lessons, they’re challenging but also relaxing and meditative."
Pat
Took Drawing lessons from Eileen M.
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"Today I had my first lesson with Roya. She is very patient and fun to learn with - despite my initial nervousness I got so many insights, and am looking forward to my next lessons. :-)"
Corinna
Took Drawing lessons from Roya M.
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"AMAZING teacher!! My daughter can’t stop talking about it!"
Reese
Took Drawing lessons from Jason M.
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"I had a great lesson with Megan, she is o kind and patient ."
Alexandra
Took Drawing lessons from Megan R.
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"Eileen is a great teacher! We started with different exercises with still life and when I said I was also interested in the figure she came up with some really cool lessons around that, too. I love going to her studio every week."
Amanda
Took Drawing lessons from Eileen M.
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"My 7 year old love his first session so much that we are getting the 5-pack for the next go-around. Thanks Lauren!"
Nicholas
Took Drawing lessons from Lauren W.
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"I love my lessons! I’m studying interior design and I thought it would help my development if I learned to draw properly. The kind of intense observation that Eileen teaches has also really helped my design projects. She’s great!"
Maya
Took Drawing lessons from Eileen M.
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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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"my son loves comics and he had fun learning to draw all kinds of heroes!!!
Jason is great and has all kinds of techniques to draw characters.
we have a gallery in a play room of months of work.
Thank you, Jason"
elena
Took Drawing lessons from Jason M.
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"She was absolutely patient and was able to work with and engage my son who has a learning disability. She did a great job making him feel comfortable and after only one session I could see his confidence go up as he continued to draw into the evening. She really enjoys what she does and it shows in the way she worked with my son."
Joshua
Took Drawing lessons from Kerstin R.
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