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Preston W.

3 Reviews
Belmont, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Preston W.

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I teach the fundamental basis for all representational drawing. 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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Saurav
Amazing teacher! Got me up from 1000 to 1400 in 1 month. Used a principles based approach.
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
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Kevina F.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Spanish, American Sign Language, English
  • American Sign Language I from Clayton State University
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Kevina F.

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Bring your digital camera and let's explore different ways to capture your subject's story.

About Kevina

I am in love with the Creative Arts and enthusiastic about introducing it to others. I currently am a Teaching Artist of Basic Music Theory, Baroque Flute Recorder and Flute. I participate in my local community by engaging as a booking/media/communications artist and teacher for non-profit Henr

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Amber
Kevina is AWESOME. I highly recommend working with Kevina.
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Deepali L.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $21
  • Speaks Marwari, Marathi, Hindi
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Deepali L.

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Hi Student.
I have been teaching for the last 15 years at my home studio. I teach drawing and painting (art). Lessons include Pencil shading, Portraits, Acrylic colors, pencil colors, oil painting, mural painting, warli, abstract work, etc.

Beginners, advanced, intermediate, all welcome. age 5 to age 80.

In Cypress Texas.

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About Deepali

Hi Students, My name is Mrs Deepali. I have a Bachelor's degree in Applied Arts, with specialization in Drawing & Painting. I have been teaching Arts of all forms (including Cake Baking, Drawing, Painting, Dance, etc). for last several years (since 2005). I am also trained as a Child Develop

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My nephew had a great time. Thank you!

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Jennifer V.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Italian, English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2016
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Jennifer V.

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A lot of painting and learning!

About Jennifer

Lehman College, Bachelors of Fine Arts, Graduate! I am a Musical Theatre Performer. I perform all the time and believe that learning new and different techniques including warm-ups are of importance when it comes to the art of performing. I teach singing, acting and other subjects too, check them o

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Marcia
I am learning to speak Spanish with Jennifer. She’s so patient and very thorough. She ensures understanding of the material before moving on. Even her tests are fun. Not only is she a wonderful teacher, she’s very caring and kind. I look forward to my classes. 100% recommend!
Ànya-Rose H.
She made our 1st experience amazing! We will sign up with Jennifer again. She is very talented, takes her time with our daughter. We couldn’t have asked for a better voice coach and actor.
Jose Piedra
Great experience, very patient and informative.

Lauren W.

45 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Art and Psychology from College of Saint Benedict
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Lauren W.

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I am a practicing Artist of almost 9 years! Being creative is a great way to express yourself and bring forth a piece of mind. Painting is an activity that allows for you to put on canvas whatever landscape, image or emotion you wish to portray. From abstract painting to hyperrealism, we can dive in together to discover some of your favorite ways to express your creativity. Whether it be through watercolor, acrylic, oil painting or another medium, painting what the student wishes to gain further experience in is what we will accomplish. My aspiration is to be able to let each student discover and further the true artist within them! Shoot me a message and let’s get creative! All skill levels welcome!

About Lauren

Hi I’m Lauren! I'm an artist and creator. I've taught over 300 lessons on this platform and more on my own website!! I have been involved in the arts for almost 9 years now! I graduated May 2020 from the College of Saint Benedict with a bachelors degree in Art and Psychology. One of my goals is to

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Charlotte L.

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

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"I just completed my first lesson with Tabitha. I highly recommend her to anyone that wants to learn how to paint or to gain a better understanding of painting or drawing. Tabitha is an experienced professional with a wealth of knowledge. Her teaching style is excellent, she has a great, friendly personality & is super encouraging. I learned a lot during my first lesson & I can't wait until my next one.!"
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"Mrs. Maggie is a very humble person we have met and she is very keen when it comes to teaching art to kids. Both my girls look forward to go to her every week and learn new things related to sketching and drawing. She spends time in making the kids understand as to what she wants them to do and kids really do it well.... she is very encouraging, inspiring and active in her way of teaching art which I really admire. Am very happy to be have her as our art teacher and absolutely will recommend to all my friends. We are blessed to have you Mrs. Maggie 😇"
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