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Anastasia B.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Master of Production Design from AFI
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Anastasia B.

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As experienced teacher of 10 years and professionally trained artist I teach wide variety art forms from abstract art to traditional painting and drawing. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs and goals of each student. I combine intuitive and academic approach to creative process what gives my studies best of both worlds. You will have certain freedom but at the same time receive specific and applicable skills. Not only you will be painting in no time but you will be building a strong foundation of art theory, various techniques, media, and more!
I teach watercolor, oil and acrylic and other mediums.

About Anastasia

I am professional artist, painter and designer. I graduated from AFI with Master of Production Desing and VGIK (Moscow, Russia) with Bachelors of Fine Arts and Art Theory. I was doing art from very early age and studied it for 10 years. I teach students of all ages and experience levels. I am grea

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Stella
Amazing teacher!! She’s very Patient, tentative and talented. Loved the experience, strongly recommend!
Anya
Anastasia is a wonderful teacher—intelligent, kind and generous with her time and knowledge. She presents new information in the context of historical movements and expands the lessons into the bigger scope of major events and influences on painting. I would highly recommend taking classes from Anastasia!
Andrew
Anastasia has outstanding skills and ability to explain complicated concepts. She also has very beautiful and unique sense of style which gives your paintings several extra levels of perception and meanings. The lessons were just perfect! Thank you!

Joey F.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $58
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Computer Animation from Colorado Institute of Art
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Joey F.

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My watercolor technique involves using water brushes where the water is stored in the handle of the brush. They are easy to use, portable and easy to cleanup.

About Joey

Hello Artist-in-Progress, We are all artists-in-progress because, no matter how good we are, we can always get better! I'm Mr. Joey and I love art and I love teaching art! I am a graduate of The Art Institute and an artist and animator that creates art in pencil, charcoal, pastel, watercolor,

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Dwight
Joey is a fantastic teacher. My daughter really enjoyed his lessons. Highly recommended.
Alexandrea S.
Joey is a great teacher and artist!!!
Moren
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Morgan U.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $21
  • Bachelors of Fine Arts: Drawing and Painting from University of North Texas
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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Morgan U.

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Hello! Kudos to you for taking the first step on your creative journey!

Have you ever looked at a beautiful piece of art and thought "I wish I could do that." You can. All it takes is practice.

I can break things down for you in a way that makes sense to you, show you the easy, reproducible steps to create the beautiful art that you dream of making. I firmly believe that anyone can achieve their artistic goals, no matter how young or old they are.

Let me help you start today!

About Morgan

I love all things artistic, from realistic oil painting to hand embroidery. I have a broad range of interests and proficiency in many painting and drawing mediums. The way I teach is very laid back, and dertermined by what the student needs and wants. We start by sitting down and discussing

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Rowan
I decided to take painting lessons from Morgan because while I have experience in drawing, I was a complete beginner when it comes to painting. Now after just a couple months of biweekly lessons, I feel like I have a good grasp on the fundamentals of oil painting. I've already painted several pieces that I really like. Morgan has been very supportive and knowledgeable the whole way through. I'm very glad I decided to take lessons from her.

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Charlotte L.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 20 to 80; Female: 12 to 80
  • Teaching since 1987
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Charlotte L.

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Teaching only watercolor for over 35 consecutive years, I am known as the Crazy Watercolor Lady because I am so crazy about watercolor! lol I absolutely love the medium of watercolor and have so much fun sharing it with my students, watching them grow to advanced work.

I developed a wonderful method of teaching watercolor, taking my beginner students to advanced work very quickly. You can even trace what you'll paint. I taught myself watercolor which helps me understand what my students know, and what they don't know. I teach any subject, such as, portraits of people or pets, landscapes, animals, cityscapes, flowers, abstract, etc. It doesn't matter what subject it is, because it's about light and dark shapes and color, which applies to every subject you paint. It is also about the wonderful techniques of watercolor, such as, salting, spattering, using saran wrap, making skippies, blooms, tickling an edge, fingering, bleeding out, etc. I also teach how to paint on Yupo, a ...

About Charlotte

I am still in love with watercolor after teaching it for over 35 years, and no other medium. I am loyal to watercolor only and have so much fun sharing it with my students, hoping they fall in love with it, too. I taught myself to paint watercolor after being an oil artist selling my work years a

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Elsa
I started taking watercolor lessons from Charlotte three weekends ago and I have to say I love it! Her passion and love for this medium mixed along with her knowledge, friendly personality, and awesome teaching skills has me excited about learning more from her. Whether you are a newbie like me or a seasoned painter, I truly recommend taking classes from her.
Kelly
I have always been inspired by artists that have a talent for watercolor painting; their works of art are beautiful! One of a kind! It was time for me to take a class and learn how it's done by an experienced teacher. I found the perfect teacher, Ms. Charlotte who has 35+ years of experience. My first class ever; I was initially intimidated; but I quickly got over myself and went outside the lines. I was so intuned with the fasination of why I was there. Charlotte is very gifted, knowledgeable, patient, and explains in a student-friendly manner that is easy to understand. She shares what materials/supplies are needed and why; and examples of each technique. Charlotte encourages each student to reflect individual creativity. In my eyes, I made my first masterpiece. So grateful I have a teacher with a passion of art that is humble with her gifts. She wants to share the happiness and joy of Watercolors with others. Looking forward to my next class.
Pam
I love the way Charlottes teaches her students how to paint with watercolors. She explains everything from the basics to advanced techniques in a way that is easy to understand. She is always available to answer any questions and to share her thoughts and ideas. I would highly recommend her classes, wether in person or online.

Joey F.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $58
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Computer Animation from Colorado Institute of Art
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Joey F.

4 Reviews
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Online Watercolor Painting Teacher

My watercolor technique involves using water brushes where the water is stored in the handle of the brush. They are easy to use, portable and easy to cleanup.

About Joey

Hello Artist-in-Progress, We are all artists-in-progress because, no matter how good we are, we can always get better! I'm Mr. Joey and I love art and I love teaching art! I am a graduate of The Art Institute and an artist and animator that creates art in pencil, charcoal, pastel, watercolor,

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Dwight
Joey is a fantastic teacher. My daughter really enjoyed his lessons. Highly recommended.
Alexandrea S.
Joey is a great teacher and artist!!!
Moren
Glad he was able to accommodate my beeds
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Kelly K.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2018
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Kelly K.

5 Reviews
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Online Watercolor Painting Teacher

Create a collection of your own works that use the skills that I teach you.

About Kelly

In my lessons, you will get to know the unique qualities of your own voice, then learn to shape and strengthen it through specialized knowledge and easy daily exercises. Every voice matters! I'm here to help you find yours. I am not your traditional voice teacher. Following in the footstep

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Genevieve M.
Brig
She does a great job finding parts where my voice needs improvement and quickly explains things so I understand quickly and can address it.
Dani
I have been a vocal student of Kelly for 2 years. I've seen such a drastic improvement. She has helped me to progress far beyond what I thought was possible. I have recently performed in 4 part barbershop quartet. Kelly helped to make that happen! You will love her!

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Average Cost of Watercolor Painting Lessons in San Francisco, CA

The average cost of 60-minute watercolor painting lessons in San Francisco is $84. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $65 and $122 per hour.
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$77 average
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"I took in home art classes from Andie with my mom. My mom wanted to brush up on her skill set and I was starting from scratch. Andie was able to accommodate both our skill levels. Extremely talented and patient. Highly recommend taking classes. In home classes make the experience homey and really individualized."
Lindsay
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Andrea O.
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"Learning with Artee has been a great experience. I took watercolor lessons for how to paint landscapes and I learned so much. Artee always pays attention to tiny detail and improvements. Would highly recommend!"
Sarika
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Artee D.
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"Roya is very personable, very patient, and very encouraging. She listens to what I want to accomplish and works with me to try to help me accomplish that. I highly recommend her. I am very pleased with her classes. She has a nice set up and it is a good environment to learn in."
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Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"Wonderful lesson... my daughter loved it!"
Elizabeth
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Deron C.
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"Megan is an amazing teacher!"
Jeff
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Megan has an amazing ability to tailor the lessons to what I need and where I am at. And she is lovely to work with!"
Ruth
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Melissa was a great teacher. She was clear, patient, and provided the right amount of instruction. She provided very interesting information about the subject. I really enjoyed the lesson and will continue."
Diana
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Melissa M.
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"Sharon was my introduction to watercolor painting! Her suggestions were very helpful. Her depth of knowledge and experience were stimulating and lead me to read and research artists and concepts. She was patient with this novice, and I look forward to more lessons."
Jennie
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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"Megan is really good and talented teacher"
Sofía García
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Great teacher. I learned a lot and my artwork turned out amazing! She has great skills and teaches very well. Artwork turns out amazing! Really recommend signing up for her lessons."
Ana
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Artee D.
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