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Melissa M.

38 Reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2006
  • History from University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
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Melissa M.

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Lessons would be individualized to focus on areas that need the most guidance.

About Melissa

I have been teaching since 2006 on a variety of topics. I graduated with an BA from the University of Wisconsin. My degree is in History with and emphasis on East Asian history. I've taught all age groups from age 2 up to retirees. My teaching experience includes one-on-one and group classes i

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My 14 y/o daughter enjoyed her lessons.
Violet H.
Wonderful drawing lesson with my 4 year old daughter. My daughter looks forward to her next set of lessons with Melissa. I am grateful and I highly recommend!
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Dennis W.

7 Reviews
Palo Alto, CA
Starting at $67
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Art & Music from Foothill College
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Dennis W.

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Art is fun and relaxing, and that's exactly how I like to teach. Whether you're a beginner, aspiring artist, or someone who's always wanted to draw, I can help you create the portfolio of your dreams. I have watched my students grow from beginners to creating some incredible works.

I specialize drawing realistically in graphite, charcoal, and pen. For beginners, I always go over the basics: shapes, shading, and strokes. We will start with simple objects such as cups and boxes, and move on to more advanced subjects, leading to your goals as an artist. I can teach how to draw from life, photo, or even from your imagination.

About Dennis

Hey there! My name is Dennis, and I have been playing the drums for most of my life, and have taught for nearly 10 years. Music has become my greatest passion, and I love to share it with anyone who wants to learn. Music is a very special artform in which everyone can relate, feel, and understand

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Sarah
Dennis is a fantastic teacher.
Valeryia
Really understanding and patient teacher with a clear passion for drums.
Elise
My daughter loved her lesson. Superb drawing and shading instruction! Definitely scheduling more lessons.
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Heather T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Heather T.

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I can provide you with constructive critique as you progress in your work. This also helps motivate students to take a step back and objectively look at where they are now and how far they have come with their work. As a person who is constantly evolving as an artist myself, it is important to bounce ideas off of others to help you improve and get a better understanding on how to develop your own style with your art.

I enjoy the impact art of any kind has on society and others. Art can be used to communicate many things and in many different forms. Also art is subjective and beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Not everyone will love your art expression but it is important that you're passionate about your work.

I enjoy learning through interactions with others and the way they perceive their surroundings. My passion for art started when I was very young.

Currently I am the author and illustrator and designer behind a brand of children's products. My background ...

About Heather

Hello and how may I help you achieve your goals as an artist? Here are a few interesting facts about me. I have taught Drawing, Illustration and Computer Design courses at the college level in the past. I enjoy watching my students progress as they work through each class project. Your progress i

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Christy M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks
  • Bachelors of Fine Arts from College of Saint Elizabeth
  • Teaching since 2020
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Christy M.

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I have my bachelors degree in Fine Arts and I’ve been teaching drawing for two years now. My students can expect to learn how to truly replicate real life on paper. We’ll also tap into your own creativity to create beautiful works of art!

About Christy

My name is Christy and my passion is to help others express themselves using fine arts. I have an extensive background in many fine arts mediums, but my favorites are painting and drawing. I also sculpt if anyone is interested 😁 I am so excited to meet you my future student and help you tap into

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Melanie C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 2nd Place Winner- Chalk the Block Art Festival, El Paso, TX from City of El Paso
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Melanie C.

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Drawing techniques from beginner to more advanced- the proper hardness and softness of pencils for each situation, smudging techniques, how to capture depth in a drawing, working with charcoal and pastels (chalk)

About Melanie

I take great joy in bringing art to the surface that the student didn't even know they had within them! Creating art is mainly about confidence, and I build that with each person, one on one. As they gain confidence, the techniques needed to create meaningful and engaging art come more easily. I ha

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Nicole P.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Nicole P.

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Excited to learn how to draw what is in front of you accurately? Want to be able to draw anything you like? Have you been curious about what you can use to draw other than just a plain graphite pencil? I am a professional artist, and I can help you develop your artistic eye and show you different methods and materials to achieve accurate but unique drawings! I'm happy to start from where you are, even if you've never drawn anything more than a stick figure. Send me a message to see if we will be a good fit!

About Nicole

I am a professional mixed media artist. My mediums include drawing (graphite, charcoal, pen, etc) acrylic paint, spray paint, oil paint, and more! I love teaching students who are excited to learn new things. I am a firm believer that anyone can make beautiful and unique art. Especially you! M

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The average cost of 60-minute drawing lessons in San Jose is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $109 per hour.
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"My daughter looks forward to Kathy’s lesson every week!"
Lola
Took Drawing lessons from Kathy S.
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"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."
Jovanka
Took Drawing lessons from Margarita D.
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"Wonderful drawing lesson with my 4 year old daughter. My daughter looks forward to her next set of lessons with Melissa. I am grateful and I highly recommend!"
Violet
Took Drawing lessons from Melissa M.
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"Eileen was fun, funny, and extremely experienced both as an artist and a teacher. We covered a ton in one hour. Highly recommended!!!!"
Jason
Took Drawing lessons from Eileen M.
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"I was very lucky to take private lessons with Danil - after only a few of them I had a clear systematic approach to my drawing process. I very much appreciate analytical way of work in art, and that’s what Danil was doing greatly : he sharpens the tools while keeping your individuality. Highly recommended!"
Ira Polubesova
Took Drawing lessons from Danil G.
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Beverley
Took Drawing lessons from Nicole P.
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"I really enjoyed lessons with Emilie! She is well organized and has a clear lesson plan for each session, with follow up homework and exercises. I learned so much about technique and the "how to" of drawing. Everything she put together was appropriate for my level and included exercises that challenged me to improve. I could tell Emilie is well trained and skilled at drawing. She is also very nice and I felt relaxed and comfortable with her. Her studio is warm and inviting. Overall it was a great experience and I am looking forward to taking some additional lessons with Emilie!"
Krista
Took Drawing lessons from Emilie C.
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"She was lovely. The internet was a little tricky but I think we got it figured out towards the end. Excited for the next one!"
Kinsley
Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
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"My daughter loved her first lesson of cartoon drawing, and is excited to paint next week. Kathy was patient, kind and enthusiastic!"
Hillary
Took Drawing lessons from Kathy S.
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"Great listener and teaches the preferences requested. Very knowledgeable of different methods of drawing"
Lisa
Took Drawing lessons from Aleena W.
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