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Margarita M.

(18)
Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $34
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Bulgarian, English, Russian, French, Polish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Private Painting Teacher

Margarita has been teaching art classes for over 10 years. She's obtained her art degree from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, CA.

*Group lessons for max of 6 students per class. The art classes are designed according to Art University standards and curriculum, and best suit students with a big interest in arts. Each one of the students has an individual study plan assigned (taken into consideration the student's age, the level of art skills and personal goals in art he/she wants to reach.) The lessons consist of an art lecture, art project (drawing, painting etc.) and homework.

- Art Exploration Class - The Art Exploration Class is designed for students, who would like to try different forms of art. The projects include: collages, drawing, play-doh, papier-mâché, pyrography , polymer clay, painting etc.

- Drawing & Sketch Class - The Drawing & Sketch Class starts from beginner level up to college portfolio level. The art projects for this class use only dry

About Margarita

Margarita is a VFX & Compositing Artist and a Fine Arts Instructor based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has obtained Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the School of Animation and Visual Effects at the Academy of Art University, San Francisco, and Associate of Art Degree in Graphic Design.

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September 28, 2018
Jovanka V.
My son is a beginner in drawing and is a bit apprehensive about his drawing skills. I really appreciated and liked Margarita's approach, setting music to create a relaxing atmosphere for drawing, explaining the steps, and the foundation for sketching. I think we approached drawing wrongly and after the lesson I changed our way. We play music now (which he likes) and he is drawing more often and is more relaxed.
December 20, 2017
Nandini
My daughter attends Ms Maggie's art exploration program. Ms Maggie is very patient with children and brings out the best in her students. My daughter has learnt a lot of techniques in art under her guidance and looks forward to art class every week. I'm so happy and grateful that my daughter has a wonderful art teacher. Search no further if you're on the lookout for an art teacher for your child.
November 27, 2017
Heloise Magny
I worked with Margarita on a short film, ''Helena's Dream'' and her artistic skills and keen eye for details are awesome. She is an honest person and anyone working with her will be happy with the results !
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Preston W.

(1)
Belmont, CA
Starting at $67
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
Home Home
Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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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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November 20, 2019
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
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Isabela M.

(91)
Painting
Starting at $15
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Home Home
Teaching Locations:
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Home Home

  • Background Checked
  • Speaks Romanian, French, Italian, Spanish, German
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Isabela M.

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Private Painting Teacher

Educated in Europe, I was always inspired by my teachers and travels to continue honing my artistic skills. With practice, anybody can develop their own style, and I believe it's my duty to pass on the knowledge that was instilled in me as a young artist.

Expression of one's soul in art may be sometimes stronger than words, something that psychologists have proven for years.

"Sip and paint" classes are available for groups.

About Isabela

Before reading about me, I'd like to share up front the honor that my newest student, R., has brought to me by choosing to learn Romanian. Nothing special so far except that he is 100 years old!!!! Yes, you read that correctly: a century old. He is the outmost inspiring person in my life by teachin

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November 27, 2019
Nathan
Warm and enthusiastic even with slower learners (i. e. Me)
More simple conversation may be of help.
November 19, 2019
Jessica F.
Isabela is so engaging and her lessons are very well structured. She moves the lesson along like a conversation, it flows and feels like you are learning while chatting. I'm am looking forward to my next lesson.
October 20, 2019
Cathy
Thank you for my father’s lesson on the Romanian culture today. Always interesting!

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Belinda C.

(2)
Painting
Starting at $50
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Home Home
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Home Home

  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. in Art Practice from UC Berkeley
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Online Painting Teacher

Whether you are wanting to learn how to paint using acrylic paints because it is something you have always wanted to learn or you are looking to learn new techniques, I am here to guide you! Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be painting in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of color theory, drawing techniques, hand sight coordination techniques, and more. I have been painting for over fifthteen years in a variety of scales including large murals to small canvases. I am as eager to share basic to advance techniques as you are to learn. Self expression and painting techniques are a tool nobody can take from you once you have learned and embraced the art of painting. I have a degree in Art Practice from UC Berkeley and have taught 2nd grade students and adults as well. Let's get painting!

About Belinda

I am a professional working artist and I am also a site coordinator for an Expanded Learning program here in Riverside. I obtained a degree in Art Practice from UC Berkeley where I specialized in multimedia installations that included large scale paintings, sculptures, and original music/audio. Du

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August 15, 2018
jaymin
She was wonderful
July 29, 2018
Yun-Yun
The first lesson went very well with my daughter. Belinda was methodical in her teaching and approached the lesson with my daughter’s interest in mind. During the lesson, Belinda was able to actively engage my daughter the whole time, and more importantly, her teaching revived my daughter’s interest in drawing. She has already devised future plans to have my daughter practice sketching noses, eyes, and ears so that my daughter may draw the human face later with more realistic details.
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Isabela M.

(91)
Painting
Starting at $25
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Home Home
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Home Home

  • Speaks Romanian, French, Italian, Spanish, German
  • Awarded "Spirit of Excellence" from United States Coast Guard (USCG) Training Center Yorktown, Virginia
  • MBA International Business from Florida Metropolitan University
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Online Painting Teacher

Educated in Europe, I was always inspired by my teachers and travels to continue honing my artistic skills. With practice, anybody can develop their own style, and I believe it's my duty to pass on the knowledge that was instilled in me as a young artist.

Expression of one's soul in art may be sometimes stronger than words, something that psychologists have proven for years.

"Sip and paint" classes are available for groups.

About Isabela

Before reading about me, I'd like to share up front the honor that my newest student, R., has brought to me by choosing to learn Romanian. Nothing special so far except that he is 100 years old!!!! Yes, you read that correctly: a century old. He is the outmost inspiring person in my life by teachin

Reviews
November 19, 2019
Jessica F.
Isabela is so engaging and her lessons are very well structured. She moves the lesson along like a conversation, it flows and feels like you are learning while chatting. I'm am looking forward to my next lesson.
October 20, 2019
Cathy
Thank you for my father’s lesson on the Romanian culture today. Always interesting!
October 20, 2019
Ahmed
I took french lesson with Isabella , The lesson is very amazing she goes with different subjects pronunciation ,make sentences , Grammar .
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Ashley S.

(0)
Painting
Starting at $25
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Teaching Locations:
Online Online

  • Background Checked
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelors of Fine Arts from Slippery Rock University
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Online Painting Teacher

As an experienced teacher I have worked with all ages and in various settings. I am excited to get to know you and help you become the best version of you. I believe in you and believe you can and you will.

Want kind of artist you desire to me is of the highest priority to me. I am interested in seeing you develop the skill set and style you desire. If you desire to paint realism, then I will help you to develop those skills, if you it is impressionism, abstract, etc, let's develop those skills.

Additionally, what kind of voice do you want? What message do you want to release? This is something I would love to help develop with you.

I taught elementary art for several years, have taught adult classes for a couple of years and have helped to develop college students skill sets. I am positive, joyful and will celebrate you.

About Ashley

Hello! My name is Ashley Smith and it would be an honor to help assist you on your journey with art and creativity. I believe in you and believe that you are able to accomplish your goals and dreams. With me, you get more than a technical instructor, you get a personal encourager. We will lea

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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 $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $30 and $167 per hour.
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$52 average
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"My daughter loves her lessons with Isabela!"
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Took Painting lessons from Isabela M.
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"Maggie is a talented instructor. Helped me tremendously with oil paint color mixing and matching."
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"Eileen has been great to work with online, therecreally are no painting teachers in my area who have the technical knowledge to help me out so I was really stuck. We only started recently but I’m learning so much faster now."
- Vikram
Took Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"Took my daughter to Mrs Deepali for our first class in Painting and Drawing, with curiosity to see how she'd teach a 9 year old. Was baffled to see teh results.

My daughter has started recurring lessons with this teacher.

I like her patience, and her result oriented skills."
- Jack Rhymes
Took Painting lessons from Deepali L.
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"David worked hard to teach my Grandson the fundamentals of drawing and painting. David made the lessons fun and interesting!"
- Laura
Took Painting lessons from David Z.
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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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"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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"Best teacher for Painting. She taught my youngest child all of the intermediate level skills in oil painting, water color painting and abstract painting.

She also taught my oldest child (with special needs). I would recommend her."
- Peter
Took Painting lessons from Deepali L.
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