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Preston W.

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Belmont, CA
Starting at $40
  • BFA 90% from NCAD
  • Awarded CSSSA from California State Governor
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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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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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

Kai Lun Q.

14 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Fine Arts from China Central Academy of Fine Arts
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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!

David L A.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 to 55
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2017
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David L A.

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You can expect my students to progress from their current understanding of art to feeling some growth at each lesson.

About David L

My name is David I'm a current an Elementary Music Teacher director for Aldine ISD. I have been teaching in Texas for three years teaching middle School orchestra, assistant mariachi teacher and assistant with the band woodwind players. I graduated from Sam Houston State University in Music Educati

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Johnny B.
I'm learning more than I thought with David. When I don't understand something he keeps finding ways to tell me until I understand it.

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Lindsay D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Bachelors of Fine Arts with an emphasis in drawing + painting from Pacific Northwest College of Art
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Lindsay D.

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While I'm a new/aspiring teacher, I hope I can create a fun environment where you feel challenged yet accomplished each drawing lesson. I want to know what you're most interested in so I can tailor your lessons to your interests and goals. I'm happy to start with the very basics or help students who already have some experience. I have extensive experience drawing the human figure, portraits, and animals in charcoal, graphite, and soft pastel.

About Lindsay

Hello, I'm Lindsay and I would love to help you learn new drawing and painting skills or brush up on old ones! I received my BFA from Pacific Northwest College of Art and have been involved in various artistic pursuits ever since. I enjoy helping others and teaching is a career path I have wanted t

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Linda N.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 1979
  • Awarded Linda Nedilsky from Virginia Horse Show Competition
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Linda N.

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I approach my lessons with the belief that anyone can draw! I have taught art for over 40 years and believe that art is a form of expression, like music and creative writing, Any form of creativity is vital to not only improving our communication skills, but compliments the more analytical side of our thinking. learning skills. My classes focus on developing creative and intuitive thinking. By incorporating many different techniques and fun drawing exercises, students naturally become their own artist bringing out amazing hidden skills, they never knew they had before. For our more advanced students we build on what they know and push them to the next level.

About Linda

Art is fun! There is an artist in everyone of us. The best art teacher is one who finds the artist in every student, finds a away to teach them to enjoy art, and builds self confidence through creative lessons and positive feedback. I have taught students from ages 12 to 85. I love to see each st

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Sharon M.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Presidential Fellowship for Professional Development from Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah,
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 16 and up
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Sharon M.

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There are so many reasons to learn to draw. Perhaps you are applying for college and want to strengthen your portfolio? Maybe you changing careers and need to strengthen your visual thinking? Or you may just want to learn to draw for fun. Whatever your reason is, I can help. I have been teaching drawing for 20 years and I’ve worked with students of all ages, from young adults to retirees. There seems to be a notion out there that “one must have a talent for art before they can learn to draw. ” One thing I can say for sure is that this absolutely NOT true. With the right knowledge, a strong desire to learn, and a willingness to try, anyone can learn to draw.

I teach students how to draw from a classical studies background, but I believe in nurturing the uniqueness of each student and honoring their learning style. Unlike a classroom setting, a private lesson frees us up to build the lessons specifically around the student's goals and needs.

About Sharon

Do you want to learn to draw/paint or improve your work? Are you applying for college and need portfolio advice? Did you want to get back into doing art after many years without it? Are you a mid-career artist and just need some feedback and a new perspective? Are you changing careers and nee

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Cristina
Sharon is the best art teacher I’ve ever had. She excels in explaining a concept verbally and then showing visual examples of it. With her positive and encouraging teaching style, Sharon guided me to better myself as a beginning artist. Her teaching technique is uncomplicated and easy to follow. When you take a class with her, not a single session goes by without learning something new. Without reservation, I would recommend taking an art class with Sharon.
Nancy
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.
Ty
Sharon is a fantastic teacher. She has a great eye for drawing and painting, and helped encourage me when I needed to push my art. I would highly reccomend any aspiring artist take her classes. She is patience, sweet, and incredibly intuitive.

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Average Cost of Drawing Lessons in Santa Clara, CA

The average cost of 60-minute drawing lessons in Santa Clara is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $134 per hour.
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"My kids loved her i loved her - whats not to love - she was only meant to have my oldest but my youngest also joined and a friend of theirs - Jessica was super accommodating and now has a super fan in my youngest who sat for two hours without getting bored - Thanks Jessica"
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Took Drawing lessons from Megan R.
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"Really takes the time to explain things really well and gives great instruction!"
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Took Drawing lessons from Roya M.
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"Roya is an excellent teacher. She has been my art tutor since the time I was a teenager (and now I am in my 30s). She is patient, kind, and creative in her pedagogy methods: she finds multiple ways to explain the same concepts and techniques so it will stay with you. She is also an extremely knowledgeable art historian, having her as a teacher is like having a live encyclopedia. I am so happy to have found her as my art tutor and my friend."
Mitra
Took Drawing lessons from Roya M.
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"Kathy has been a wonderful teacher and inspiration for our 10-year old daughter. Cora has learned so much and enjoyed every lesson with Kathy, who has been an affirming and talented teacher."
Jan
Took Drawing lessons from Kathy S.
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"i wish i will always have him to teach me"
Melissa
Took Drawing lessons from David L.
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"Easy to follow. Great visual aids. Looking forward to next lesson."
Carol
Took Drawing lessons from David L.
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"Great, passionate teacher"
Erin Vasquez
Took Drawing lessons from Danil G.
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"the best teacher I ever had"
Diane
Took Drawing lessons from Lauren W.
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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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