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Deron C.

14 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelor of Fine Art from UCLA
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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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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Kelvin L.

154 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Music MA from University of Nottingham
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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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Kelvin is a wonderful instructor! He is very patient, personable, and seems very passionate about what he does. I highly recommend Kelvin!

Tony M.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor from Byblos University
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Tony M.

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Learn To shoot like a pro in Manual /Creative mode, understanding WB, ISO, Shutter Speed and Aperture. Importing raw images to Lightroom and Photoshop.

Photographer with 25 years experience. Experienced with all types of photography. Portraits - Landscape - Modeling portfolios & comp cards, Wedding & event photography, and more.

About Tony

If you want to be the best, learn from the best. Talent, skill, confidence- priceless!. Choosing the right voice coach or singing teacher can be a difficult task, as there are so many coaches and teachers out there. My approach is unique in a sense that I do not believe in a "One size fits all"

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Ivana B.
I would highly recommend Tony Mitri as a voice and music instructor. My son takes lessons with Mr. Mitri and his progress has been astounding! He studies with other teachers previously without much success. My son has said he has learned more from Mr. Mitri than all of his previous instructors. He enjoys the lessons so he works harder at making progress and it shows. He helped him expand his range substantially, and increase his confidence. I would highly recommend him to anyone interested in music of any kind. Mr.Mitri is awesome professional, patient and extremely knowledgeable. You won’t be disappointed.
Jeri DeVale
you could tell that he not only was a good and patient teacher but that he was interested in well being and was exceptional in his creative approach to teaching! most definitely a 5 star teacher.
Jeri DeVale
Jerome B.
He is patient and very knowledgeable going try stick as long as possible !

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Aly C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 1966
  • BA FOne Art from Kean University
  • Teaches Beginner
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Aly C.

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Find your hidden talent, with easy to follow instructions. Free the artist in you, explore the wonderful medium of oil painting. You will produce a beautiful picture that your friends and family will love to see and ask to to make one for them. You will fulfill your dream of being free as an artist to create, create, create. As others have been doing for years. i have taught for over 40 years and love seeing my students develop their talent. Join us!

About Aly

Hello, I have been doing art since I was 7 years old. I was fortunate to take lessons from a local watercolor artist and have followed this through out my education. From a High School that you had to qualify for not only academically, but artistically to College where I earned my BA in Fine Art an

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Brian V.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Scholastic Gold Key-2D Drawing from Scholastic Art and Writing Awards
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 to 90
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Brian V.

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Experienced teacher of 5 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate drawing student. All ages are welcome. With curriculum building experience as a previously certified Art teacher, I have the expertise to cater to any type of ability or age of student. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be drawing like you've been doing it your whole life in no time, but you will be building a strong foundational knowledge of composition, color theory, masters techniques, optimal materials, and much more. Let's get started!

About Brian

I am a seasoned Art Teacher, Art Director, and Painter with five years teaching experience. I graduated from Indiana University, Bloomington with a Bachelors of Science Degree in k-12 Visual Art Education. My painting and drawing students can expect to improve week to week in their technique. Ev

Tony M.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French
  • Awarded Too Many to list from ABC, WFLA, CBS, MTV, Wright Staf Management Group, Rockabilly Hall of Fame...
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tony M.

23 Reviews
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Learn To shoot like a pro in Manual /Creative mode, understanding WB, ISO, Shutter Speed and Aperture. Importing raw images to Lightroom and Photoshop.

Photographer with 25 years experience. Experienced with all types of photography. Portraits - Landscape - Modeling portfolios & comp cards, Wedding & event photography, and more.

About Tony

If you want to be the best, learn from the best. Talent, skill, confidence- priceless!. Choosing the right voice coach or singing teacher can be a difficult task, as there are so many coaches and teachers out there. My approach is unique in a sense that I do not believe in a "One size fits all"

Recent Reviews
Ivana B.
I would highly recommend Tony Mitri as a voice and music instructor. My son takes lessons with Mr. Mitri and his progress has been astounding! He studies with other teachers previously without much success. My son has said he has learned more from Mr. Mitri than all of his previous instructors. He enjoys the lessons so he works harder at making progress and it shows. He helped him expand his range substantially, and increase his confidence. I would highly recommend him to anyone interested in music of any kind. Mr.Mitri is awesome professional, patient and extremely knowledgeable. You won’t be disappointed.
Jeri DeVale
you could tell that he not only was a good and patient teacher but that he was interested in well being and was exceptional in his creative approach to teaching! most definitely a 5 star teacher.
Jeri DeVale
Jerome B.
He is patient and very knowledgeable going try stick as long as possible !

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Took Drawing lessons from Roya M.
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"Sondra was sweet, patient, and very knowledgeable in art. My daughters loved her and are excited to continue learning from her!"
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Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sondra S.
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"I didn’t expect to learn that much from an online lesson. She is amazing and puts immense amount in preparation for sessions by providing videos , demos to give me ideas and incentives for learning . I never thought some one can portray concepts so well on line ."
Mike
Took Oil Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"I am learning so much in just my first session. My instructor Julie is amazing, very easy to follow and has a very upbeat and positive personality. I am very much enjoying this class!"
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Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Our daughter was able to draw something she didn't think she could in just one lesson. Thanks, Kathy!"
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Took Drawing lessons from Kathy S.
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Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"First session and she was great! I am excited to continue and grow!!"
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Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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Took Photography lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"Really good teacher, easy to follow. Straight to the point and knows how to keep it light (fun with no pressure) would highly recommend and plan to go again :)"
Rylan
Took Drawing lessons from Sharron J.
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"Really great instructor. I appreciate her patience with me being a novice and providing great direction. Highly recommend."
Jason
Took Photography lessons from Priscilla D.
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