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Anthony G.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $63
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Anthony G.

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Whatever your skill level, however fast or slow you want to go, I want to help you to become a better artist and enjoy it while you’re learning! What we cover in your lesson will be determined by your level of expertise. Oil paint is my forte, as I have been painting with it for 30 years. If you are just starting out with oils, we will discuss some important things to understand about the colors, mediums, how to set up your palette and some different ways of applying paint, etc. If you already have some experience with oil painting, we will pick up with whatever areas you would like to improve on. If you are interested in painting the human figure or portraits in particular, we can discuss some important ways to go about painting flesh tones. There are also some little known tips I want to tell you about that will be useful to artists of any skill level!

I will share with you any suggestions that I have for technique or different ways of approaching your painting that may help you ...

About Anthony

I want to help you make huge leaps in your skills to become a better artist than you even thought was possible! Whatever you want to create, you can do it! Private lessons can save a lot of time and keep you on the right path for your personal individual needs, where ever you are on your way to bec

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Bobby
Anthony was very patient and took the time to answer all of my questions. Looking forward to future lessons and continuing to learn some advanced techniques to help me expand my abilities.
Armando Z.
Anthony is a fantastic teacher. He’s knowledgeable, patient and extremely effective and clear in his explanation of the painting process. Additionally, he is a gifted and excellent Artist. I absolutely enjoyed my first lesson with Anthony and will be taking more.

Keffie L.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Keffie L.

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I want you to BE FREE! and be creative! I will help you have a creative goal and we will figure out a way to get you there! Either in 1 lesson or lots of lessons, there should always be a direction. I have many years of teaching art, sewing and technology to adults and children I want you to have fun and enjoy your experience and help you find your creative and artistic side....it's in there I promise!
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About Keffie

I am a seasoned artist, painter, and interior designer who is native to the Sarasota area. I have been teaching private art classes for 15+ years and have been painting for over 30 years. I have a passion for art and design and all things creative and I love to share my creative talents. I hope to s

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Connie
This class was so delightful. We met at a beautiful beach and Keffie was great. I came away with a treasured memory, I would highly recommend this to the young and old.
Sue
I am a beginner and was stuck w not knowing how to get a particular look I liked in my paintings. She showed me several techniques and different mediums to use. She was very helpful!
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Danil G.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Hebrew, Russian, English
  • MFA Painting/Drawing from Pratt Institute
  • Teaching since 2005
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Danil G.

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I have been teaching professionally for more than 10 years. I can teach a total beginner and I can guarantee the profound change in his skill level (regardless of his age), after 2 months of the attentive following of my instructions. I like to watch the progress of my student and this is what brings me the best satisfaction in my occupation.
I think that every human being is unique with his own unique way of thinking and perception of the common things. When teaching, I believe in dialogue, for this reason, I never record my lessons on video, except for the promotional needs. I like to meet new students, to understand their way of thinking and to invent the individual teaching approach or methodology for each one of them.

About Danil

I am an academically trained professional artist with the overall working experience of about 20 years and an impressive record of exhibitions (two of them are museum one-man shows) in the USA and abroad. I am teaching in three languages: ENGLISH, HEBREW and RUSSIAN, representational, realist, i

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Wes
I haven’t expected such a strong impact on me. Danil changed my perception of the drawing. His explanations are clear and interesting. Now I am really involved into learning and improving my technics!
Erin Vasquez
Great, passionate teacher
Ira Polubesova
I was very lucky to take private lessons with Danil - after only a few of them I had a clear systematic approach to my drawing process. I very much appreciate analytical way of work in art, and that’s what Danil was doing greatly : he sharpens the tools while keeping your individuality. Highly recommended!

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Deron C.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Deron C.

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Learn how to unlock your creative potential and release the artist inside you while also learning how to paint.

Deron C. has been exploring painting for over 20 years and has been teaching others how to express themselves creatively with it for over 10. He will lead you through a creative process that encourages creativity and allows painting students the freedom to paint in an intuitive way. Paint what you see whether the reference material is a photograph or a three-dimensional still life.

If you've never painted before, Deron will guide you through the basics of painting, color theory, and the elements and principles of design while helping you exercise and strengthen your creativity.

If you are a painter that needs a little advice or direction TakeLessons.com instructor Deron C. will help you evaluate your work, answer your questions and provide guidance to get you on the right track.

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, The

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Kai C.
Deron was wonderful to work with and very communicative. My son enjoyed his art lesson.
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.
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Loren P.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded Grand Prize Straight Talk $5000 from Straight Talk Phone Service Provider
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Loren P.

28 Reviews
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As a teacher for 7 years one of my favorite things is bringing the arts into teaching. I've taught infants through adults, beginners and advanced, and the one secret I can absolutely tell you about learning, is if you are happy then you are going to learn a lot more! I'm excited to get to know you and make you smile!

Let me tell you a little about the Lessons I have to offer. I have specific curriculums for several categories such as Landscapes, Abstract, Still Life, and Portraits. One of my classes that is trending right now is "Flourish and Bloom" which a where we create an acrylic painting on canvas of a flower wreath with an inspirational word in the center. I've got pictures below if you'd like to take a look!

About Loren

I'm an artist, musician, and language aficionada. I have a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Georgia, graduating with honors as a Magna Cum Laude in Spanish and French Linguistics. I am fluent in both languages. One thing I love about teaching is bringing the arts into the process of learning

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Kimberlie
Where do I start? Some people are just born to teach, and that’s Loren! She was so amazing with my daughter and my daughter just LOVES her!! We are so so happy we found Loren and look forward to more lessons!
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Eileen M.

31 Reviews
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Starting at $99
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Individual Artist Award from The Santo Foundation
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Eileen M.

31 Reviews
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I am a classically trainer realist oil painter with an MFA and years of experience. I have taught at several ateliers in NYC and internationally through the State Department’s Art In The Embassies programs. I break down the painting techniques of the Old Masters into easy to follow steps and cater the lessons to what the individual student is interested in pursuing. Also— I’m fun! Come paint with me!

About Eileen

Hello! I moved to Brooklyn fifteen years ago to get my MFA at Pratt Institute; I've been a professional fine artist for my entire adult life and have shown my work extensively in and around New York. I have taught traditional oil painting at local ateliers and I also teach plein air workshops in the

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Melissa K.
Eileen is an extremely knowledgeable and patient instructor.
Jason
Eileen was fun, funny, and extremely experienced both as an artist and a teacher. We covered a ton in one hour. Highly recommended!!!!
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The average cost of 60-minute painting lessons in San Diego is $76. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $24 and $205 per hour.
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"Mr. Ohashi is an excellent teacher! He is incredibly engaging and encouraging with my children. He comes up with the most unique and creative projects that the kids love. He has also begun teaching technique as my daughter gets older. She has taken lessons with him for 4 years and has really improved and become very serious about art. She was even chosen for a citywide art competition which I attribute to his teaching."
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Took Painting lessons from Ohashi R.
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"Giuseppe arrived on time, was very pleasant and informative and got Kai off the ground with painting. Kai liked him and I believe he learned a lot."
Janene
Took Painting lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"Really good teacher, learned so much in just an hour."
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Took Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"I worked with Margarita on a short film, ''Helena's Dream'' and her artistic skills and keen eye for details are awesome. She is an honest person and anyone working with her will be happy with the results !"
Heloise Magny
Took Painting lessons from Margarita D.
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"I just finished my first painting class with Tabitha as a beginner. She is an excellent teacher with immense patience. She encourages a lot and gives a better understanding of colors, textures. It has been a very knowledgeable first class."
Naga Gouthami (Bumi)
Took Painting lessons from Tabitha B.
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"Teacher was really nice, we painted together and spoke about the therapeutic effects painting has."
Jennifer
Took Painting lessons from Jennifer V.
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"I just completed my first lesson with Tabitha. I highly recommend her to anyone that wants to learn how to paint or to gain a better understanding of painting or drawing. Tabitha is an experienced professional with a wealth of knowledge. Her teaching style is excellent, she has a great, friendly personality & is super encouraging. I learned a lot during my first lesson & I can't wait until my next one.!"
Donna
Took Painting lessons from Tabitha B.
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"Her years of experience show in the lessons. Very easy to follow and learn. Great instructor!"
Charles
Took Painting lessons from Andrea O.
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"Megan was great . We did a "group " lesson with my 90 year old mother who has painted her whole life, but has not in the past 5 or so years along with my 7 year old daughter who loves art. A great experience for granddaughter and grandmother to bond."
Gerry
Took Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Mr. Ohashi is a wonderful teacher. He is patient, creative, and always considering each individual student's needs and how best to encourage and inspire them. In addition, he is a very talented artist and makes learning fun. You'd be very fortunate to learn from him!"
Jessica
Took Painting lessons from Ohashi R.
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