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Preston W.

1 Review
Belmont, CA
Starting at $67
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Preston W.

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I teach the fundamental basis for all representational painting. 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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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

Monica G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $16
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Monica G.

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About monica

I have taught ESL for 2 years in South Korea. I have my TEFL certificate as well. I also taught ESL in Atlanta for a semester at a private school. After, I taught a semester of private lessons for a Turkish family. I am new to Brooklyn and looking to help anyone learn English the fun and easy way.

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Kayla Louven G.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Tagalog, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2016
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Kayla Louven G.

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Learn how to paint lettering for Grad Cap Toppers, Event Signage, and Decor!

About Kayla Louven

Kayla is a self-taught, modern calligrapher who is excited about sharing the skill of writing beautifully with her community. From watching several hours of calligraphy tutorials online to testing out different writing supplies and workbooks, she simplifies calligraphy and makes it easier to achiev

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John M.
Another great lesson. Continuity of instruction is well thought out along with taking the lesson where the I will get the most out of Kayla's experience.
John M.
Very patient, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic.
John M.
Fantastic first lesson. Kayla is an enthusiastic and knowledgeable instructor, she made the lesson enjoyable. I am looking forward to continuing this learning challenge, experience.

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Andrea H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Andrea H.

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Want to learn to paint with watercolor? I have several styles I can teach. Hyper-realism, illustrative and more. I can teach a variety of subjects. I can teach you how to paint your favorite breakfast food, your favorite places or even your furry best friend! I would love to help you get started with watercolor if you are a beginner and help you navigate the loads of (sometimes confusing!) information out there. I can tailor lessons for all ages. Let's paint!

About Andrea

Hello! I am an award-winning, full time working artist. I primarily paint with watercolors but I have also painted with oils and acrylics. My favorite subjects to paint are donuts and bugs! Crazy combination, huh? My normal style trends from hyper-realism to fun and illustrative. I have taught ma

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Aditi V.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $18
  • Speaks Marathi, Hindi, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Aditi V.

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Experienced teacher specializing in beginner/ Intermediate painting student. I have experience painting for last 15 years and have won multiple awards. My lessons plans are customized according to individual needs and goals. All ages welcome. In no time will you start painting comfortably with a strong knowledge of color theory, design principles and knowledge about chosen medium. Let's get started!

About Aditi

Hi! I am Aditi. I have been painting for last 15 years. I am passionate about painting. I have been teaching drawing and painting for over two years one-on-one and in groups. I am a classical trained artist and have a bachelors degree in oil painting, from prestigious college in Asia, Sir J.J. Scho

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Madelyn
Aditi is wonderful! She made me feel so comfortable and was really great at breaking down the different steps/layers to create an oil painting. I really enjoyed my lesson and will be back for more! Thanks Aditi!
Wes
I took my first lesson with Aditi tonight and it was fantastic! I noticed an immediate improvement in my technique and was more than happy with the results. She was very patient and even though we went over our time, there was no pressure to end the lesson. Cannot recommend her enough.
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Stacy D.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Stacy D.

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I studied oil painting in my undergraduate years, while learning and specializing in digital painting in my time as a graduate student. Whether it be traditional or digital, oil, acrylic, gouache, or watercolor, students can expect to have fun while learning the basics of painting. This is for all ages and experience levels!

About Stacy

I'm an Artist from Buffalo, New York and I love teaching and sharing what I've learned with others! I've taught over 200 lessons on TakeLessons so far for animation, drawing, and painting. I'd love to help you learn to draw or paint from the very basics, help you build a portfolio for school adm

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Joni K.
stacy rocks!
Ava Rose V.
I am thrilled with Stacy. Such a talented instructor. My daughter has ADHD and Stacy has been so patient, so understanding and "gets it." My daughter is getting excited about art again. Such an amazing background in art and science also makes her a person that can really converse and talk about a whole range of ideas and topics with inquisitive kids. Highly recommended.

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Average Cost of Painting Lessons in San Francisco, CA

The average cost of 60-minute painting lessons in San Francisco is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $134 per hour.
30 min
$43 average
45 min
$54 average
60 min
$71 average

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"Cathy is a very friendly trainer. Her way of teaching is very easy and elaborate."
Alakananda
Took Painting lessons from Kathy S.
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"It was great! Deron had me pick out a subject and send him the image ahead of time. He had it printed out and ready to go when I got there, along with the paint colors, brushes and everything. Very impressed with his organization. He went at just the right speed for me and we actually made good progress. I'm looking forward to the next lesson!"
Nancy
Took Painting lessons from Deron C.
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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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"Aditi is wonderful! She made me feel so comfortable and was really great at breaking down the different steps/layers to create an oil painting. I really enjoyed my lesson and will be back for more! Thanks Aditi!"
Madelyn
Took Painting lessons from Aditi V.
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"What a brilliant artist! Joe went over everything an artist needs to know about color. He took the time to explain color psychology, pigment, characteristics, color schemes, color mixing, shadows, highlights, ect! He provided a solid understanding of color knowledge that I can put to effective use. Thank you Joe!!!!!!!!!!"
James
Took Painting lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"Mr. Ohashi's classes have been invaluable. I never considered myself to have any great talent in art, but I did have a great interest that, after some failed attempts and false starts, led me to Mr. Ohashi. I couldn't be happier with the teacher I found. With the benefit of Mr. Ohashi's patience, dedication, and sly sense of humor, I've been able to create work I am truly proud of (and which consistently surprises and impresses family and friends) that I wouldn't have thought possible when I first began with him. He is able to impart the fundamental concepts of painting and art-making while still encouraging me to explore a style that is my own. Seeing proof of my own development and increasing skill under Mr. Ohashi's guidance has been incredibly rewarding. I couldn't recommend him more strongly or thank him enough."
David
Took Painting lessons from Ohashi R.
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"Mr. Ohashi is an amazing teacher of art. Having studied at one of the most prestigious art schools in Japan, he achieved a high level of technique and philosophy in the basics of creating art. Moreover, his success at teaching children in the US comes from his natural ability to break down complex ideas into easily understandable ones. A kind man and a joy to learn from, I highly recommend Mr. Ohashi if you want to learn any aspect of painting."
Steve
Took Painting lessons from Ohashi R.
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"Deron is very patient. He teaches me different techniques from start of painting, to finishing touches. He is knowledgeable and can convey them clearly. He makes
the painting session fun and I like the interaction with him. Great teacher !!!"
Anne
Took Painting lessons from Deron C.
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"Mr. Ohashi is a creative and patient art instructor. His classes are enjoyable and he is intuitive in understanding a student's potential, and how best to communicate technique with consideration to a student's unique style. If I encounter an obstacle, he is able to quickly help me understand and demonstrate with fun examples. He makes art engaging and relaxing, and is knowledgeable about the art community in New York City.

I really love Mr. Ohashi's artistic style and feels fortunate to have attended several of his oil painting shows."
I-Chin
Took Painting lessons from Ohashi R.
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"I haven't picked up art supplies since high school and Eileen was such a delight and was so supportive of my pitifully lapsed skills. Her studio is everything you imagine a Brooklyn artists studio would be. Would like a little Eileen sitting on my shoulder guiding me through life, like she did through my painting lesson. 10/10 will take lessons again."
Emily
Took Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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