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Irina L.

9 Reviews
Playa del Rey, CA
Starting at $75
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Awarded Love Mentor Series Photo Contest from Popular Photography Magazine
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Irina L.

9 Reviews
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Personal lessons tailored to your individual needs with custom handouts. No boring theory, just practical and useful tips. Photography business- how to choose your niche and how to successfully market yourself.

About Irina

Photographers are storytellers. Are you ready to tell your personal photo story?

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Gary
Had my first lesson last night to learn about night photography. I bought myself a fancy camera (Sony A7R4) and I had no idea how to use it or what any of the buttons did other than turning it on and having it set to auto. I didn’t know the first thing about photography other than point and shoot. Irina immediately had me change my camera to manual and told me to not use auto. I loved that! Irina also told me the lesson was going to be a lot of information for a beginner such as myself wanting to learn about my photography first. Yes, it was a lot to take in but, I can say that I left my lesson with Irina feeling way more confident about how to use my camera properly and I can’t wait to have additional lessons to learn more. Now I know the 3 basic settings of Shutter, Aperture and ISO and how they affect your shots and Irina even put together a booklet for me that explains the basics of photography that includes the need to know information on how to change settings depending on photography location, lighting time of day, desired effects etc. Fantastic job Irina and I can’t wait to learn more with additional lessons.
Ahlyia L.
Great start to first lesson
Kathryn (Royal)
I lost the "joy" of photography with Irina. Technically, she knows her stuff, but her sensitivity and people skills are lacking. Barely an encouraging word. I felt degraded, nervous, and overall shitty by the end of the second lesson. Hoping for a better experience with another teacher.
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Mac M.

2 Reviews
Glendale, CA
Starting at $100
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Master from Business School Germany
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Mac M.

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I can't really talk too much about how other teachers work, and also don't want to. But I know I have and always had many happy and successful students. From kids, adults, professionals, hobbyists to people who retired and finally have time to fulfill a life goal.

About Mac

Hello Students, Parents, Grandparents and all the other happy people. :) Just send me a message if you are interested in taking lessons and we go from there and figure out what goals you have and how we can take it from there. I teach kids (my youngest was 4 years old when we started), adults, pr

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Jeff
Marcel is an extremely capable German tutor. He has an extensive understanding of German and will out of his way to help you learn.
Friederike
I take lessons from Marcel for about 5 years now. We started with Accordion and I asked him later if he could teach me German as well. I knew he would teach German. No I am taking 3 hours accordion and mostly 2-3 hours German on the weekends and I am loving it.

I can truly say he is one of the best teachers / tutors out there. He is not only super patient but puts so much heart and passion into the lessons.

I know he is mostly super busy but if you have the chance to take lessons with him, I would say GO FOR IT! :)
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Anastasia B.

3 Reviews
Glendale, CA
Starting at $59
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • 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!

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Anthony G.

19 Reviews
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Starting at $63
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Bachelor Of Fine Arts with a major in painting from Tyler School of Art, part of Temple University
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Anthony G.

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Whatever your skill level, however fast or slow you want to go, I want to help you to become a better artist and enjoy it while you’re learning! What we cover in your lesson will be determined by your level of expertise. If you are just starting out with oils, we will discuss some important things to understand about the colors, mediums, how to set up your palette and some different ways of applying paint, etc. If you already have some experience with oil painting, we will pick up with whatever areas you would like to improve on. If you are interested in painting the human figure or portraits in particular, we can discuss some important ways to go about painting flesh tones. There are also some little known tips I want to tell you about that will be useful to artists of any skill level!

I will share with you any suggestions that I have for technique or different ways of approaching your painting that may help you with whatever areas you’re struggling with. If you would like to work

About Anthony

I want to help you make huge leaps in your skills to become a better artist than you even thought was possible! Whatever you want to create, you can do it! Private lessons can save a lot of time and keep you on the right path for your personal individual needs, where ever you are on your way to be

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Neeta
Anthony has quickly accelerated my 10 yo daughter's drawing abilities. He has taken a natural interest of hers and turned it into a skill. He is careful, patient and dedicated to his students. I highly recommend him!
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Rita C.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • BFA Printmaking and Education from Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia
  • Teaching since 1983
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Rita C.

6 Reviews
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How do you transfer a 3D subject onto a 2D surface? How do you draw what you SEE and not what you THINK? Drawing is the ability to see and transfer accurately what you see onto your 2D area. There are many techniques and tricks from the drawing masters I have shown my students that are effective in improving their drawing skills. We will also delve into highlights and shading, and use various pencils and other mediums to enhance the drawing experience as well. Come and see that your drawing can improve tremendously with practice and the right techniques!

About Rita

I have been teaching and painting since 1983. I am also a professional mural artist and found that my painting improved many years after art school. I was frustrated back then and painting seemed so complicated! Is that you? I figured out, with my own research, the freedom and fun in painting. Y

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John
Rita is a terrific teacher. She is encouraging and adds real tangible value to my paintings and knowledge base. I thoroughly recommend her.
Elizabeth
Rita taught my 3 children for 3 years. She is an outstanding art teacher- very patient and sensitive to their needs in their artistic development.
Rachael
Great teacher!
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Sam H.

132 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $48
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Spanish & Communication from Worcester State University
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Sam H.

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Whether you have never picked up your DSLR camera before or are starting to become serious about photography, my lessons will help you get on the right track. We will go over: how to use your camera in different modes, how to control shutter speed, aperture, ISO, etc. what gear you should get, lenses and more. The ultimate goal is for you to be shooting in full manual mode, and then bring your pictures onto the computer and edit them! Every week, I will give you image shooting assignments and we will do weekly mini critiques. Once you feel comfortable shooting with your camera, we will get into more technical aspects such as printing, post processing, and proofing. I am a "Canon guy", so that brand of camera is my specialty! However, I have worked with students with all camera brands. Just an extra plus if you have Canon! I have been teaching Photography on Takelessons for 4 years now, and I can't wait to see you in class!

About Sam

Hi! My name is Sam! This is my fifth year with TakeLessons and I couldn't be happier with the students that have come my way. If you're reading this, then you've taken the first step in finding a tutor that is right for you! I completed two Bachelor's degrees at Worcester State University in Ma

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Mike
Sam is a teacher at a school so he has tons of experience. I found his lessons to be very high quality. I would however only recommend him for people really motivated to learn. He expects you to study, do homework and make progress on your own as well.
Samantha
Cheri
Sam knows his stuff! He explains the technical parts of photography in a way that is easy to understand. 10/10!

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"My teenage daughter is interested in drawing realistically and she wasn’t really learning that at her art class in school. She’s been doing a series of lessons with Eileen and the drawings she’s been making are wonderful! Of course I’m biased but my daughter has really been enjoying the experience."
Joanna
Took Drawing lessons from Eileen M.
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"Great introductory session, looking forward to learning more."
Scott
Took Abstract Painting lessons from Ashley Kaye S.
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"Jonathan is without a doubt a talented professional photographer / artist. Yet he has adapted himself to working with a novice trying to navigate a new digital camera before a big Patagonia vacation of a lifetime. Whether you are a beginner like I am or a professional photographer looking to improve your game, Jonathan will exceed your expectations. I like his patient and calm approach to my questions and after only two lessons I have already improved so much."
Diane
Took Photography lessons from Jonathan Y.
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"Sharon McNeil is a talented instructor. She is able to assist students in retaining crucial information regarding source of light, shadow placement and overall composition. She is skilled at color mixing. In our classes she set up large still life arrangements at the center of the room that were our focus. She provided painting demonstrations that helped put theory into action. A good teacher."
Nancy
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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"Jonathan is a really good instructor. He has helped me out a lot so far with the different software applications to do with photography. I’m still learning, but every lesson I get more invaluable information from him.
I would highly recommend him."
Jeff
Took Photography lessons from Jonathan Y.
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"Sarah is Exceptional ! She is knowledgable and knows how to impart her expertise.
Upfront ,focused and succinct."
Thelma Armas
Took Photography lessons from Sarah L.
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"Roya is a kind, patient teacher. My daughter learned a couple new spray painting skills which will certainly help with her high school project. Thank you!"
Heather
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"John was a very patient and helpful instructor. Two of the participants had no water color experience and he provided them with a good understanding of the concepts as well as providing most helpful examples of how to actually do water colors. Will definitely ask John for a follow up session if we return to Las Vegas in the future."
Byron
Took Painting lessons from John D.
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"Cool guy who knows his stuff and fixed all of my problems. :)"
Jim
Took Photography lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"Stephanie was amazing! We started with home lessons and then transferred to online. She was very good with my daughter, very efficient and timely."
Tracy
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Stephanie H.
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