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Carolyn K.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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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!

Jeff K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jeff K.

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I provide classical instruction in portraiture, still life and landscape in your studio or mine. In this traditional approach to drawing and painting, what will be taught and focused upon are perspective, value and composition in order for the student to develop strong visual language skills. The program of study begins with a specific focus on drawing, since drawing is the foundation upon which all great traditional art is built. Throughout this training, emphasis will be placed on accuracy, or more specifically, seeing and rendering correctly such things as line quality, hard and soft edges, proportion, positive and negative space through abstract form and the use of the full range of values.

About Jeff

I'm a graduate of Dean College in Franklin, MA and The School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston where I majored in art history and studio art with a focus on portrait painting and illustration. I continued further study at the Andeeva Portrait Academy in Sante Fe New Mexico, the Los Angeles Acad

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Aly C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 1966
  • BA FOne Art from Kean University
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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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Margaret R.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Margaret R.

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Bring your oil set and learn new skills with 1:1 guidance by yourself or with friends.

About Margaret

Well Hello! I am an artist and teacher with 15 years experience, trained in many artistic mediums teaching to both children and adults from a wide range of diverse backgrounds or experience levels. Tell me what you want to learn to do, and I will customize your time in my art studio so that

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Barbara G.
I took painting lessons about 10 years ago and haven’t done anything since. I brought a 1/2 finished painting. Maggie was great helping me set up and seeing where I was and what I remembered. Then showed me some techniques to help get me going. I’m looking forward to our next lesson.
Steve K.
Maggie is a talented instructor. Helped me tremendously with oil paint color mixing and matching.
Melissa R
Maggie is an exceptional teacher who has her classroom management skills down to a tee. It’s amazing to watch her command a classroom full of children while remaining sweet and never losing her cool. She was a great mentor and I learned a lot about art education from her!
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Lauren W.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Art and Psychology from College of Saint Benedict
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Lauren W.

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Practicing Artist of 7 years! Being creative is a great way to express yourself and bring forth a piece of mind. Painting is an activity that allows for you to put on canvas whatever landscape, image or emotion you wish to portray. From abstract painting to hyperrealism, we can dive in together to discover some of your favorite ways to express your creativity. Whether it be through watercolor, acrylic, oil painting or another medium, painting what the student wishes to gain further experience in is what we will accomplish. My aspiration is to be able to let each student discover and further the true artist within them! Shoot me a message and let’s get creative! All skill levels welcome!

About Lauren

Hi I’m Lauren! I have been involved in the arts since I was in high school. I am an aspiring art teacher! I graduated May 2020 from the College of Saint Benedict with a bachelors degree in Art and Psychology. One of my goals is to spread the therapeutic attributes of art to those I cross paths with

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Ella N.
My younger daughter, Ella has taken 3 classes with Lauren and is so delighted. This is my second daughter taking lessons and both of them are learning so much. Lauren is very professional, and we appreciate all of her.
Dee
Lauren was great! she was extremely patient.
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Roya M.

42 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Farsi
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • M.F.A from NMSU
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Roya M.

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I have more than 10 years of experience in teaching drawing and painting in university and college.
I cover realistic style to abstract art with watercolor, oil, or acrylic. Also, you will learn a variety of techniques like glazing, impasto, and alla prima. subject matter can start with still life and continue architecture, landscape, and figurative art.

About Roya

My name is Roya. I am a professional artist and educator, and I’m a professor in painting and drawing.It would be my pleasure to teach you painting or drawing. Over the last 10 years, I have taught painting and drawing, including figure drawing and painting courses in universities and colleges.

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Sheri
What a great lesson. Roya looked at some paintings that I had previously done and had a great lesson ready for me
Paige
She’s very good at explaining and showing things step by step. I can easily understand what she is showing me and how to draw it out.
Leah
Really takes the time to explain things really well and gives great instruction!

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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 $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $101 per hour.
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$51 average
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"Rita is a terrific teacher. She is encouraging and adds real tangible value to my paintings and knowledge base. I thoroughly recommend her."
John
Took Oil Painting lessons from Rita C.
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"Ken is as passionate teaching as he is painting. He cares about getting the best of each student. I highly recommend him as a teacher!"
Daniela
Took Oil Painting lessons from Ken G.
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"Amazingly patient and brilliantly talented !!!"
Jillian
Took Oil Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Megan is very patient, easy going and super talented. The perfect instructor. I am an amateur and learned so much in just one lesson. Definitely booking more appointments."
Nancy
Took Oil Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Eileen is very clear and thorough and I find her demonstrations VERY helpful. I’ve learned a lot by watching her and I really enjoy these lessons"
Kieran
Took Oil Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"Excellent teacher. Explains color mixing in a very practical manner and breaks things down well."
Shanker
Took Oil Painting lessons from Tiffany S.
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"I really love taking painting lessons with Eileen at her studio. First of all, the studio is in an awesome old factory building and has a really cool vibe. Secondly, Eileen knows all kinds of techniques and was really good at settIng up exercises that were simple (not overwhelming or stressful) but still allowed a lot of room for me to experiment with color and brushwork."
Edward
Took Oil Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"Aaaaaaamazing so far soooo good . 👍🏾"
Efat
Took Oil Painting lessons from Deron C.
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"Today's art lesson with Dan was planned, organized, and given in a friendly, professional and very informative manner. He has excellent communication skills and his demonstrations are informative as well a fascinating to watch. As Dan's student, I was immediately put at ease by his friendly and energetic personality; I felt as if I were talking to an old friend and I left the lesson with a renewed enthusiasm for painting. I really feel as if I doubled my understanding and enthusiasm for oil painting in my first lesson with Dan. No matter what your skill level is, a few lessons with Dan will do wonders for your painting ability and you will enjoy every bit of the time you spend with Dan."
Kermit
Took Oil Painting lessons from Dan L.
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"I have been taking lessons with Kai for a few months. Kai is an excellent teacher and an exceptional artist. I have been enjoying these classes."
Nish
Took Oil Painting lessons from Kai Lun Q.
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