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Andrea C.

54 Reviews
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Starting at $18
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Andrea C.

54 Reviews
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Acrylic Painting classes will teach you how to paint images with different techniques.
1 - I will help you learn how to paint with acrylics on canvas.
2 - You will learn your style of how you want to paint by trying different techniques .
3 - You will about having fun, relaxing and enjoying the art of painting and developing your skills.
This class is available April through November.

About Andrea

I love teaching and inspiring people so that they can achieve and feel the best they can be in their life. With my many years of experience and education I look forward to helping you through your life journey and reaching your goals. Let me help you organize your life. You will enjoy my friendly

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Tanya H.
She was super nice. I had a great time.
Tanya H.
She's the best teacher and she is really nice.
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Roya M.

55 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • Speaks Farsi, English
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Roya M.

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I have more than 10 years of experience in teaching drawing and painting in university and college.
I cover realistic style to abstract art with watercolor, oil, or acrylic. Also, you will learn a variety of techniques like glazing, impasto, and alla prima. subject matter can start with still life and continue architecture, landscape, and figurative art.

About Roya

My name is Roya. I am a professional artist and educator, and I’m a professor in painting and drawing.It would be my pleasure to teach you painting or drawing. Over the last 10 years, I have taught painting and drawing, including figure drawing and painting courses in universities and colleges.

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Lisa Hermanns
Roya is very encouraging and pleasant to work with!!!She picks wonderful lessons that address your interests and skill level. I look forward to improving my drawing skills and growing as a student of art!!!!
Andrew
She is very niice and patient.
Becky
She was just wonderful in showing me different techniques with each lesson.
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Eddie B.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $95
  • Speaks English
  • MA from University of Southern California
  • Awarded Commonwealth of Massachusetts House of Representatives Certificate of Recognition from Massachusetts House of Representatives
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Eddie B.

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Age-Appropriate areas of instruction include:
-Painting Techniques such as Layering, Mixing, Washes, and Glazing.
-Understanding Composition.
-Understanding Color Theory: Opposites or “complementary colors” on the color wheel; Painting with medium tones, so that highlights and shadows can be applied easily. Using multiple colors equals “depth” and “interest.”
-How to Mix Paint: Mixing using the palette knife, brush, on palette, or on painting.

About Eddie

I am a Grumbacher Art Certified Instructor. I am an experienced and accomplished artist; I specialize in encouraging students to explore their own creative style while also learning basic painting, drawing, and sculpting techniques. For children and teens, I aim to focus on strengths, while build

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My son has been working with Eddie since June of 2019. He is very patient. Highly recommend.
Stefanie
Eddie has been working with my son since June of 2019. Eddie is very patient and knowledgeable. Definitely recommend!
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Shelley I.

1 Review
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Shelley I.

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I teach traditional and contemporary painting as well as creative self care lessons. Through conversation and demonstration I pull the art inside you out and give you tools to help you achieve your goals. I took many of the classes to earn my MFA online and have a rich history of learning and teaching online. I started teaching oil painting in 2006 and have taught painting online since 2013. I have taught art to students aged 7 - 90+ years old, some of whom have mental, emotional and physical disabilities.

I teach oil and acrylic painting, and technical drawing. I teach figurative and portrait subject matter, as well as landscapes and interiors. I teach traditional, abstract and surrealist techniques. I teach healing through art techniques I call creative self care.

I truly love teaching. I believe artistic practice is one of the most important and healthy things we can do for ourselves and our world. It is my honor to embark on each student's journey with you and do everything I ...

About Shelley

I teach painting classes for skill building, personal enrichment, empowerment and healing. I teach customized, individual and group lessons as well as classes like Master’s Technique, Personal Power Painting™, Paint the Funk Out!, Mythical Creature Painting and more. I take the Holistic Artistic

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Michele Baber
I have attended several classes taught by Shelley Irish. All were uniquely orchestrated with fullfilling and productive out comes. As a teacher, she has the ability to lead her students creativity in a forward direction, to uncharted awareness.
Time well spent under her tutorial. My background as an artist includes a degree from Cornish, as well as post graduate studies here and in England. I spend countless hours alone, painting, and have always benefited by the enrichment of a class by Shelley.
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David Z.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $59
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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David Z.

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Acrylic Painting Workshops have been proven winners in teaching the fundamentals of acrylic painting, Covering everything from stretching canvas, placing a protective coating and base, paints and brushes with examples to walk you through to creating wonderful pieces of art. For advanced levels the Grisalle method is a mature way of providing an underpainting study for your work.

About David

Dedicated art professional with 18 years of experience in creating artwork utilizing various medias. In my early years I worked as an outsider artist giving watercolor lessons for Susan Edwards of the artist place called "The Art Attack in Sycamore Illinois. After some years of painting and display

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Daniel
Had a great lesson with David, Decided to purchase a few hour one time lesson to paint a picture with my wife. David did a great job. I was very happy how he accommodated us and the time he put in before the lesson.
Michelle C.
David explains well to what needs improvement and is very constructive to what needs to be done. I’m learning so much. It’s exciting
Karin
David is very experienced and knowledgeable for many art forms. And is very personable also.
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McKenzie B.

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Starting at $47
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  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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McKenzie B.

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I've been creating art since a young age and have spent years practicing perfecting the craft. My specialty is portraits and figures and I'm proficient in knowing the exact proportions of the human face and body, although I am skilled in knowing the features of other subjects as well.(I can teach other mediums including but not limited to: pencil, charcoal, pastel, and ink)

Since going to school majoring in fine arts, I can accurately teach different techniques and styles that you may find suitable or desirable. Because of my numerous awards and experience, not only can I teach the technicalities of creating a piece of art, I can also help guide you to creating a piece of work that could look and feel as if it's professional enough to go into a gallery using the elements and principles of design.

Learning a new skill can be difficult, but I am confident in my ability to be able to teach at any level and make your masterpiece look the best it could possibly be! Remember: art is ...

About McKenzie

Hello! I've been teaching for several years now and can work with all types of people! I can bring out the inner artist of any person no matter the age or experience level. I firmly believe in using art as a form of self expression and coping, so I can help use art as therapy as well. My goal is

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Average Cost of Acrylic Painting Lessons in Santa Barbara, CA

The average cost of 60-minute acrylic painting lessons in Santa Barbara is $83. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $59 and $122 per hour.
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"Megan is a fabulous teacher, dedicated to helping us explore and learn her art and the nuances of painting. She also has a very pleasant and sweet disposition - something that makes 4 self-critical new painters more at ease with the process."
Vivienne
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Megan is fantastic! I have an art and design background but never studied painting itself. I came to her with two example artists whose styles I love and wanted to work towards. We did weekly classes for a few months - she was able to take me through the basics quickly, progressing more and more into advanced techniques needed to emulate specific effects as we deciphered these artists' works and their processes. She's an active listener, is always prepared, and adapts immediately to your needs as an artist and where you want to go. I'm taking time now to churn out some works and will absolutely be back for further lessons and critiques. "
Tom
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"She is very niice and patient."
Andrew
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Roya M.
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Sandy
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sandy K.
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"Sharon is an excellent instructor. She teaches a logical approach color theory through a series of assignments requiring a progression of limited color combinations. She emphasizes the importance of developing light and shadow to create and activate form. Anyone who wants to excel at painting will profit from her expertise."
Dr. Mike
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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"By far, the best instruction I ever had in acrylic painting!! Joe is so talented and easy to follow. He gave precise directions and took the time to explain every little step. I highly recommend Joe as he provides wonderful lessons for the artist in anyone :)"
Jay
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"My lesson with Sharon was a fantastic start. I'm not entirely new to art but I am fairly new to acrylic painting. She tailored our first lesson to start me with a solid foundation. Very excited to set up my next lesson!

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Carl
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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"Simply amazing art teacher! She is skilled in her expertise and has the education and professional experience to back it up. Not only that, she knows exactly how to cultivate an aspiring artist with both technical skills and a caring hand. With Rita's help, you'll bloom right where you're at!"
Lydia
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Rita C.
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"Joe is very patient and passionate about art. He explained everything I needed to know. He showed me how to use the right paint brushes and the right colors. Thank you Joe!"
Maria
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Giuseppe B.
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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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