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Popular Visual Arts Teachers in San Martin, CA

Kai Lun Q.

14 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
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Kai Lun Q.

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I like to take pride in making my students feel secure and knowing and seeing the improvement they make within each session. I will be handing out a materials list prior to our lessons. Most students see a huge leap in drawing within the the first lesson! Class starts out usually with me giving a 1 hour demonstration on what I expect them to do as I cover and explain my entire process and thought and calculations that goes into drawing and painting. For the rest of the class I will be besides the student as they work giving them one on one pointers and as much help and explanation as they need in order to improve. Students start out with learning how to look and draw what they observe accurately by first working on simple geometric shapes such as spheres, cubes. We then will move on to Cast studies and after a few months of studying we will start on figures and portraits.

About Kai Lun

Hi, there! My name is Kai, and I can't wait to meet you! Spreading the joy of drawing and painting has always been a great pleasure of mines. Being trained in China's most prestigious and renowned fine arts academy, CAFA (China Central Academy of Fine ArtsI) as well as studying in Tianjin Aca

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Sergei
I had a huge coincidence by having a lesson with Kai in the Bay Area. He and I have the same point of view about learning drawing that helps me to understand his tips and instructions. It is a true pleasure to be his student, I was feeling like I’m detective who’s seeking for tips and clues and try to transfer all of that onto the paper. Also he is really good by explaining how to see simple shapes and figures in every object, how to extend an imaginary line and keep angles which did and will help me to draw more consciously. Highly recommend him anyone who wants to improve its drawing and painting skill.
Antoinette
Kai is the best art teacher I ever had, he is genuine and puts his heart and soul into making sure you learn everything there is to know to be a successful artist.
Emily
Kai is an excellent instructor and has left a tramendious mark on me as both a student and an artist. Kai may be young, but he has knowledge beyond his years through skill and ambitiously being self taught he has been commended on nationally. Kai in the fall attended FACE and was recently awarded a certificate of excellence from The Portrait Society of America. I very grateful to have worked with him and been walked through his very informative and beautiful demos. Crique from Kai is wonderful and facilitates vast and constructive improvement in skill level. Would highly recommend Kai!

Sylvia L.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $43
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sylvia L.

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Experienced fashion designer and illustrator of 9 years available to teach eager students of all experience, levels and ages! I adjust and build my lesson structure so students learn what they are interested in and want to learn, while building strong foundations of basic sketching in different mediums such as pencil, ink, paint, charcoal and mixed media. The subject of illustration can be catered to whatever the student's interest is in.

About Sylvia

Hello! My name is Sylvia and I'm here to help you learn a new skill or master it to a new level! I've been teaching private lessons since 2001 and am currently available to teach lessons at your home, at the public library, in my studio and online. I have loved helping my students with education cl

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Antoine
Sylvia was great during my first session. She was very patient and understanding being that I was new to adobe illustrator. Her step by step approach was very helpful.
William
I took my first class with Sylvia this week and she is a very good teacher. She helped me learn a new skill on first class by showing me than having me do the same tasks. She is patient, straight forward in her instructions and a clear communicator. I have signed up for 3 more classes because of my first class with her
Raphael
Sylvia is an excellent teacher. I was starting from scratch, and she was able to quickly teach me how to do numerous important tasks relative to what I was looking to accomplish. I recommend her without reservation.
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David L.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • BA Studio Art from Wake Forest University
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David L.

39 Reviews
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Painting is a great creative outlet for people to spend time relaxing and make something beautiful that brings you pride and joy. Anyone can paint! All it takes is time and a willingness to make mistakes and learn from them. I’ve been painting for over 10 years and teaching for 3. I welcome all students who are interested in picking up painting as new hobby or returning after a long time away. We’ll build out your painting techniques and color theory so you can paint from real life or something abstract.

About David

I have been teaching drawing and painting for over three years one-on-one and in groups, both in person and online. I have a bachelors degree in printmaking and oil painting and spent some time in Florence, Italy studying painting and drawing by studying the High Renaissance masters. I have a full

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Asia G.
Mr. David was very patient, and kind, while working with my son. He made the lessons very enjoyable. :)
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Melissa
I really love this class david is a great teacher and great t teching, he has a nice personlity and overall is just amazig :)

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Katherine V.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Katherine V.

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I've been drawing all my life and still enjoy it. It's a great pastime and a creative way to express yourself. You'll need, pencils, large pad of paper and to keep a sketch book for this class. You'll learn different techniques and ways to see things on paper. If you want classes in the Manhattan Beach library, let me know, and give me some time, so I can schedule a room there in advance.

About Katherine

I look forward to tutoring you. I teach Graphic Design, Adobe Creative Suite, Drawing, PowerPoint and more. I graduated from the Art Center College of Design, in Pasadena, CA. and later took some additional classes at UCLA. I taught graphic design and illustration at Woodbury University. I've w

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Alden
great to work with.
Tracy
Helena
I had a great time with Katherine learning different drawing techniques. She was very knowledgeable and was able to adapt each lesson to what I needed to know that week. I really enjoyed our lessons last semester. :)

Celina B.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Character Animation from Animation Mentor
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Celina B.

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Drawing is a skill, that anyone can learn! I have studied drawing for over 6 years and minored in visual arts in college. Whether you have experience or none at all, I personalize each lesson to maximize your growth as an artist.

About Celina

I'm a animator and digital artist who loves being creative and expressive through art. I have been teaching STEM and STEAM programs to children, teens, and adults for 4 years. These programs include, 2D/3D animation, computer programming, graphic design, digital drawing, 3D modeling, Photography, V

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Stephen C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Stephen C.

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Build A Strong Foundation For Your Photography Practice.

As a photographer, you will need to master the technical basics of the camera and form an understanding of the kind of equipment you need. I will also teach something even more important (and crucial for success) than the mechanics of digital photography - how to bring your creative vision to fruition.

I'm a seasoned photographer, have been taking pictures for 5 years. I'm also a member of the Toronto Photography Alliance. My lesson places emphasis on quality visuals and experiential learning. Here's your takeaway:

- How to bring together the elements of manual mode to create an evocative image: shutter speed, aperture, and image composition
- How to choose the right gear, and develop efficient workflow.
- How to recognize and take advantage of beautiful natural light.

I will teach you to step back from your images and think critically about your motivations, process, and ultimate goals for a digital photography project. ...

About Stephen

Stephen is a member of Toronto Photography Alliance with over 5 years of experience. He's passionate about​ travel photography and portraits. "Every great photo has a story" Language: English, 中文, Cantonese, Mandarin http://bit.ly/2u3wYD8

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David
I am complete photography and art newbie. Stephen did a very thorough job teaching the course and ensuring the main and important concepts had stuck. He was happy to answer any and all questions regarding photography or even specifics of the different cameras that I should buy. I feel like I now know how to use the manual mode on my camera and how to take and compose some basic artistic shots.

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"Enjoyed immensely! Kelvin is talented, energetic, experienced and very encouraging!"
Jaden
Took Drawing lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Joe is very knowledgeable and very patient. I scheduled another lesson with him. I would highly recommend Joe."
Steve
Took Photography lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"Joy is lovely and has been very flexible with my schedule. You can tell she loves photography and enjoys teaching. If I was more of an online learner I would have rated the session a 5. I am now realizing I am more of a hands on person it is personally challenging for me to learn using this method. In an ideal world we would be learning by shooting in real time."
Nancy
Took Photography lessons from Joy S.
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"I made a last minute lesson with Megan as I panicked about a university project that I was in no way prepared for. She is a calming and professional energy that guides you along the first few movements. At the end of the class she summed up what the next steps would be, making sure to set me up for success. I will definitely be signing up again!"
Samantha
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"This lesson and techer were both AMAZING I hope to never stop and keep on drawing"
Melissa
Took Drawing lessons from David L.
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"I had a great lesson with Megan, she is o kind and patient ."
Alexandra
Took Drawing lessons from Megan R.
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"Cora was very happy with her first lesson!"
Cora
Took Drawing lessons from Kathy S.
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"great 2nd lesson. love the use of color"
Loran
Took Graffiti lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"hes magic that all i have to say"
Melissa
Took Drawing lessons from David L.
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"She is great! I have learned a lot and had so much fun with her.
She refreshed my mind after 17 years of not touching any brush neither doing any sketching....
I highly recommend her and can't wait for her upcoming classes in her own studio!"
Manifa
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Megan R.
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