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Cassidy A.

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Starting at $75
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Bachelors of Fine Arts: Studio Art from California State University
  • Teaching since 2017
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Cassidy A.

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Exciting lessons are curated by me for each student based on their specific goals and areas they wish to improve all while aiding in liberating their creative spark. The focus of my inspirational classes can be color theory, mixing, shade matching, exercises and techniques with oil paints. With my 10+ years of oil painting experience I break down and safely walk you through the reason and process behind the chemicals used while oil painting. Teaching you proper storage, set-up, use, and clean up and help you select the ones safest for your personal settings as well as how to use them in your paintings! Additionally, your skills in one and two point perspective will be developed while learning about proportions, composition, and rendering, all while having fun expressing yourself creatively. Should you desire to learn more of the historical ways of oil painting, my years studying in Florence, Italy have provided me with that expertise as well. My goal is to facilitate a fun and ...

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Art has always been a liberating source of expression and joy for me. I find it fulfilling to facilitate this for my students and see their passion for the process of creation grow along with their skills. I am excited to meet with you and help cultivate your own personal style and hopefully inspir

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David Z.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from The Alzheimer's Association Illinois Chapter
  • Teaching since 2010
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David Z.

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• Use materials such as pens and ink, watercolors, charcoal and oil to create artwork.
• Confer with clients and other interested parties regarding the nature and content of artwork to be produced.
• Explain and demonstrate artistic techniques for clients of all ages.
• Collaborate, gather materials and design curriculum for art workshops in the community:
o Charcoal Over Watercolor Workshop
o Watercolor Workshop
o Acrylic Painting Workshop
o Self-Portraits in Charcoal Workshop
o Mixed Media Black Ink Over Gouache Workshop
o Oil Pastel Workshop “Beekle, The Imaginary Friend”

• Providing professional framing services for art workshop clientele
• Art brokering and marketing art material at various shows including:
o Art Show- Prairie Arts Festival, Schaumburg, 5-28-2017
• Sales, Murals Advertising and Promotional Artwork

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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Carolyn K.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Carolyn K.

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Online or In-Person Oil Painting Lessons with Las Vegas, Nevada based Carolyn K. are for beginner thru intermediate level artists who have never been taught, or perhaps never mastered, a step-by-step way of approaching painting whether it be in oils or acrylics.
Carolyn has a unique, fun and easy way of interacting with students and conveying information, sure to delight students! She feels strongly that a solid, organized structure is the surest way to achieve the success of a completed work. It is the difference between artists who can become prolific and those that accomplish few pieces in their lifetime with most works becoming abandoned out of lack of an approach to completion.

About Carolyn

I am absolutely passionate about oil painting!! If you want a teacher with passion and zeal, supportive, encouraging, and kind...I'm your gal!! I really care about your success and encouraging you to remain a life long student and lover of art!

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My regular art classes were canceled due to COVID-19, but a friend knew someone who was taking some some private classes online with Carolyn and I decided to try it out. Now that I have, I think it's much better than being a single face among many! I'm improving so much with the one-on-one feedback and suggestions that I'm getting and Carolyn is such a kind, funny, and personable woman that I don't feel intimidated at all, even though my skills aren't where I'd like them to be. She's also extremely flexible with scheduling - with the shelter-in-place orders and with kids in the house 24/7, I can't always meet at the same time every session, but she lets me choose what works best for me which is another thing I don't get with regular classes. I'll definitely continue taking classes with her even after life returns to normal. Thanks Carolyn!

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Mayra N.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $69
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 18 to 45
  • Teaching since 2014
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Mayra N.

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OIL PAINTING LESSONS

Abstract Painting uses a visual language of form, color and line to create a composition which may exist with a degree of independence from visual references in the world. Abstract art, non figurative art, nonobjective art, and nonrepresentational art are loosely related terms. They are similar, but perhaps not of identical meaning.

A Complete List of Oil Painting Supplies that every Beginning Oil Painter needs

CONTEMPORARY OIL PAINTING
- Daniel Smith Water-Soluble Oil Paints and Mediums [brand]
- Holbein Duo Aqua Water Soluble Oil paints [brand]

1. Proper Painting Brushes [I‘d suggest six total in a range of sizes: two size 2 brushes, two size 6 brushes, and two size 12 brushes. One of each pair should be a flat brush (with a squared-off brush tip) and the other should be a filbert brush (with a slightly rounded tip).

2. Newspaper
3. A charcoal pencil
4. A “palette”
5. Comfortable, messy clothes
6. A painter’s easel
7. Canvas (or other ...

About Mayra

Private lessons for all ages and currently accepting students! 30 yrs experience, International, Abstract, Contemporary artist based in San Diego CA. Available for eager students of all experience levels. "I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a st

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mzia
I love Mayra. She taught me a lot more than I thought in just one class. I have a painting that I will hang on my wall. Never thought one class would do that. She has great personality and great skills.
Elena & Erik S.
Mayra was very helpful. She had a challenge with us because we we're weren't sure exactly what we wanted to learn. Mayra worked with us and demonstrated some new techniques and ideas based on where we already were as (very amateur) artists. She was helpful, very encouraging, and easy to work with. Thank you!
Marilyn B.
It was a great experience meeting Mayra! She's an excellent teacher, and is a very patient, nice person. I learned some interesting techniques from her, and enjoyed my lesson with Mayra very much!!!
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Martita H.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Martita H.

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Want to bring your imagination into reality? Want to understand color, design, drawing and light in modern and practical applications? I will help you bring into focus your unique creative signature and help you understand where it can be applied in your life. My lessons will have you creating drawings, paintings, designs and photographs that are unique and beautiful and will always tell the story of you!

About Martita

I am a multi-faceted visual artist. As a drawer, painter, designer and photographer who began as a self-taught artist, I know what it is like to have a strong creative desire and how hard it can be to find a instructor who can help cultivate this passion. I graduated from Green River Collège with

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Timothy K.

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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Drawing & Oil painting from New Masters School of Art
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Timothy K.

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Do you want to paint like Rembrandt? Do you want to be the next Van Gogh? Or maybe you want to be able to paint a portrait of your family dog! Well, these are the online classes for you! My name is Timothy and I have been oil painting for 25 years. I enjoy sharing my art experience with others, no matter what age, no matter where you are beginning. I can begin with the simplest subject matter in painting, and advance you into more advanced subject matter such as portraiture and painting from life. My training is a balance of self-taught instruction and my art teacher, John Gordon of, the designer of the Green Bay Packers logo!
What are you waiting for? Now is the time to cultivate your inner artist and use your artistic talents like never before. Contact me and let’s get the ball rolling.

About Timothy

I am a fun-loving art teacher who is looking for art students of all ages who want to learn, learn, learn! I enjoy sharing my experiences with you as I draw and paint, you can learn from my successes and my mistakes as an artist. To begin, I will ask you one thing: what is your goal and how far you

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Isanita ..
Tim is very knowledgeable about anatomy. He always started on time which was a plus. He provided some guidance but it didn’t feel like a lesson and more of a demo. He communicates pretty well but I would suggest asking students about things they like rather than making assumptions based on gender.
Crystal
He took time to find out what I was interested in learning and answered all my questions. He gave a great demonstration too.

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Average Cost of Oil Painting Lessons in San Francisco, CA

The average cost of 60-minute oil painting lessons in San Francisco is $75. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $122 per hour.
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Efat
Took Oil Painting lessons from Deron C.
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"Eileen gives my daughter lessons and she really seems to be learning a lot and enjoying them. I love the paintings that she brings home"
Sancia
Took Oil Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"I improved tremendously after taking lessons with her! Always look forward to her classes. Huge thumbs up.👍🏻"
Wei
Took Oil Painting lessons from Tabitha B.
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"I really enjoyed my first oil lesson. Megan is very knowledgeable and teaches in a way that is easy to understand. I feel like I can achieve my goals under Megan’s teaching skills."
Carolee Johnson
Took Oil Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"I have taken several classes from Dan- at his home and Western Colorado Center for the Arts. Dan has a mellow ,soothing approach to teaching. He often let's the student take control, only to intercede when needed. Dan has a good use of color and could depict wonderful wildlife scenes-wildlife is his forte"
Bob
Took Oil Painting lessons from Dan L.
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"What a great lesson. Roya looked at some paintings that I had previously done and had a great lesson ready for me"
Sheri
Took Oil Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"Been taking lessons for a while now and I look forward to it every week. Great person and great instructor."
Katy
Took Oil Painting lessons from Dan L.
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"Roya was great, made it interesting and a lot of fun. Looking forward to continuing with her."
Lou
Took Oil Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"Roya is a wealth of knowledge. She is patient, but still moves forward at a nice pace. She encourages to progress beyond current comfort levels."
Nancy
Took Oil Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"Dan is a fantastic teacher. His demos are easy to follow and he answers your questions completely. This has been one of the best classes I have ever taken."
Mike
Took Oil Painting lessons from Dan L.
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