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Preston W.

3 Reviews
Belmont, CA
Starting at $40
  • BFA 90% from NCAD
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Preston W.

3 Reviews
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I teach the fundamental basis for all representational drawing. From still life to portraits and the figure leading up to advanced genre or multi-figure pictures. I have been drawing and painting my whole life and love to teach drawing and painting to anyone who wants to learn. Visual communication skills are a foundation for many forms of problem solving skills. These skills all lead to a keen sense of awareness of ones self and environment.

About Preston

I have hundreds of hours teaching experience in many subjects spaning from sports chess and the arts. I have won numerous awards for my ability to communicate the detailed aspects of complicated intricate subject matter. I have been verified to teach all ages and have numerous background checks est

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Saurav
Amazing teacher! Got me up from 1000 to 1400 in 1 month. Used a principles based approach.
Karen
Great with a 10 yr old! Encouraging and patient. Great personality and a good artist.
Chengliang
Preston is a very nice coach. I was a beginner with zero experience before. After five lessons, I gained solid basic skills and feel more comfortable to rally. I feel growing by leaps and bounces.

He is very sharp about identifying the problem and then training accordingly. He is also kind and very patient to guide

Rita C.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Teaching since 1983
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rita C.

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How do you transfer a 3D subject onto a 2D surface? How do you draw what you SEE and not what you THINK? Drawing is the ability to see and transfer accurately what you see onto your 2D area. There are many techniques and tricks from the drawing masters I have shown my students that are effective in improving their drawing skills. We will also delve into highlights and shading, and use various pencils and other mediums to enhance the drawing experience as well. Come and see that your drawing can improve tremendously with practice and the right techniques!

About Rita

I have been teaching and painting since 1983. I am also a professional mural artist and found that my painting improved many years after art school. I was frustrated back then and painting seemed so complicated! Is that you? I figured out, with my own research, the freedom and fun in painting. Y

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John
Rita is a terrific teacher. She is encouraging and adds real tangible value to my paintings and knowledge base. I thoroughly recommend her.
Elizabeth
Rita taught my 3 children for 3 years. She is an outstanding art teacher- very patient and sensitive to their needs in their artistic development.
Rachael
Great teacher!
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David Z.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BFA Fine Art Painting from Northern Illinois University
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David Z.

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Based upon a strict but fun adherence to keeping a sketchbook and a journal drawing gets improved. We start out with what makes a drawing for beginners and move through tones and values for intermediates by sticking to my formula for success. this includes using a sketchbook with assigned black and white photos every two weeks with grey scales entered.

About David

Dedicated art professional with 18 years of experience in creating artwork utilizing various medias. In my early years I worked as an outsider artist giving watercolor lessons for Susan Edwards of the artist place called "The Art Attack in Sycamore Illinois. After some years of painting and displa

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Karin
David is very experienced and knowledgeable for many art forms. And is very personable also.
Ren
My son enjoyed today’s lesson!
Courtney
David is an excellent artist who has years of experience in teaching art. I have been a student for 3 years and I have come so far as an artist. David has taught me how to see the world in a different light. I have and would recommend anybody who has an interest in art to take lessons from David. He is able to take anybody with the passion to become the artist they strive to be. He is an amazing teacher!

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Sylvia B.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • B.A. History; Behavioral Science from Grand Canyon University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded 1st Place, Business Law Contest from Future Business Leaders of America
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Sylvia B.

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Took 4 years of art in high school, including drawing: creative, or precise, drawing. Can assist with devleoping drawing skills.

About Sylvia

I am a very patient, focused tutor who provides tutoring and applied coaching in: Social Sciences, Language Arts, law, Research and Writing skills, Art, Aviation, Nutrition, and Fitness/Exercise/ Yoga. In all these areas, I have 5 years to 15 years experience. I have law and research, policy an

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Sylvia is awesome and very knowledgeable in nutrition... I highly recommend her...

Katherine V.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Advertising and Graphic Design from Art Center College of Design
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Katherine V.

14 Reviews
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I've been drawing all my life and still enjoy it. It's a great pastime and a creative way to express yourself. You'll need, pencils, large pad of paper and to keep a sketch book for this class. You'll learn different techniques and ways to see things on paper. If you want classes in the Manhattan Beach library, let me know, and give me some time, so I can schedule a room there in advance.

About Katherine

I look forward to tutoring you. I teach Graphic Design, Adobe Creative Suite, Drawing, PowerPoint and more. I graduated from the Art Center College of Design, in Pasadena, CA. and later took some additional classes at UCLA. I taught graphic design and illustration at Woodbury University. I've w

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Matthew M.
Katherine's lessons are absolutely brilliant. She is kind, informative and so patient. I'm only sad that I cant have a lesson with her every day!
Matthew M.
Brilliant first session. clear, informative and really helpful. Good progress.
Alden
great to work with.
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Deron C.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
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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Amanda G.
Deron helped me simplify my technique so painting will be enjoyable and I will be so much better at it! I am thrilled
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!

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Average Cost of Drawing Lessons in San Francisco, CA

The average cost of 60-minute drawing lessons in San Francisco is $63. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $122 per hour.
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$39 average
45 min
$57 average
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$63 average

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"Our first experience was awesome! Jason was professional, patient, kind, and down to earth! Can’t wait for the next lesson! 🙂"
Everett
Took Drawing lessons from Jason M.
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"I've known Hector for a few years now, and I haven't met anyone as passionate when it comes to his work.
Hector puts forth 110% towards his work and students to ensure quality material. He is patient, and is more than happy to clarify any questions.
Not only does his passion lies within teaching, but he is continulusly striving to learn new things. He loves to analyze complex sciences and the world around him, and as an outcome he formulates fascinating theories. Not only is a great teacher, but a friend who truly inspires those around him."
Kelsey
Took Drawing lessons from Hector P.
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"We love Kelvin, he is really patient and talented on teaching drawing."
jessie
Took Drawing lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Took 7 lessons in drawing from Deepali. Did a few in person and remaining online.

I recommend her work for children and adults."
Denise
Took Drawing lessons from Deepali L.
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"My teenage daughter is interested in drawing realistically and she wasn’t really learning that at her art class in school. She’s been doing a series of lessons with Eileen and the drawings she’s been making are wonderful! Of course I’m biased but my daughter has really been enjoying the experience."
Joanna
Took Drawing lessons from Eileen M.
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"Awesome! Great attitude and instruction. My son and I were in the lessson and it was great."
Jack
Took Drawing lessons from Jason M.
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"My son has been working with Eddie since June of 2019. He is very patient. Highly recommend."
Stefanie
Took Drawing lessons from Eddie B.
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"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."
Jaiden
Took Drawing lessons from Jason M.
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"My 8 yrs old niece really like the lesson. Seonjung was patient and clear in explaining drawing concepts to her. We live in different time zones and Seonjung was very accommodating with the class scheduling. I will definitely hire her again when my niece goes back on her school break."
Vivian
Took Drawing lessons from Seonjung P.
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"Just doing one lesson with lines has increased the wealth of my skill quite a bit. I love how Joe gave direct instructions, yet room for creativity. The lesson was great fun and I realized that I CAN actually draw!"
Ann
Took Drawing lessons from Giuseppe B.
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