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Ricardo S.

Buellton, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Achievement in Fine Art from Bank of America
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Ricardo S.

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I can take you from a beginner drawer into an award-winning artist! I will help you pursue your passion along with developing the necessary skills of drawing. If you have never drawn before I can have you drawing circles with precision. If you are intermediate in drawing I can have you drawing with realism to enter art contests.

About Ricardo

I specialize in realism or realistic pencil drawing. I also draw with pen, which does not allow for mistakes to occur. I start with a blank sheet of paper that eventually develops into a finished piece of art that usually takes about 8 hours of straight drawing. I have won many art awards. I began

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Roya M.

55 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • Speaks English, Farsi
  • M.F.A from NMSU
  • Teaching since 2008
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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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Charlotte L.

1 Review
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Teaches students Male: 20 to 80; Female: 12 to 80
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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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Vicky
I have been taking watercolor painting lessons from Charlotte for many years, Her love of watercolor painting is infectious. She gets so excited to share her new discoveries. Charlotte is very patient, kind, and extremely knowledgeable in this medium. She is a joyful person and makes learning so much fun. I highly, highly recommend that you take watercolor painting from Charlotte. You will not be disappointed!
Marla L Robinson
Charlotte is a very enthusiastic lover and teacher of watercolor painting! As a beginner myself in watercolor painting, Charlotte has made it easy and fun to not only learn techniques but to appreciate this truly beautiful and inspiring medium of art. Anyone can learn watercolor! And she is right!
Ricki
Charlotte is a patient teacher. The amount of work she get out of you is phenomenal. All suitable for framing. I like the way everyone paints their own interest.

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Sean M.

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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sean M.

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I live in Seattle, WA, where I am a middle school social studies teacher and a freelance muralist. I have been been painting for the past 15 years, and teaching for the past five years.

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Great job introducing my son to graffiti
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Aditi V.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $18
  • Speaks Marathi, Hindi, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2018
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Aditi V.

8 Reviews
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Experienced teacher specializing in beginner/ Intermediate painting student. I have experience painting for last 15 years and have won multiple awards. My lessons plans are customized according to individual needs and goals. All ages welcome. In no time will you start painting comfortably with a strong knowledge of color theory, design principles and knowledge about chosen medium. Let's get started!

About Aditi

Hi! I am Aditi. I have been painting for last 15 years. I am passionate about painting. I have been teaching drawing and painting for over two years one-on-one and in groups. I am a classical trained artist and have a bachelors degree in oil painting, from prestigious college in Asia, Sir J.J. Scho

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Marjo
Aditi is very patient and takes the time to explain and encourages the me to explore different colours and types of strokes. She always has a positive way of helping me improve. This has been enjoyable and i hope the beginning of a hobby that I can explore for many years.
Debra S.
She is a great teacher!
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She's a very detailed and patient instructor. And she is super polite! I look forward to my next lesson!
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Sergio M.

34 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Sergio M.

34 Reviews
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I can help you get an eye for a artsy photo and make the camera your weapon

About Sergio

Hi, there! My name is Sergio and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons for a few years and have loved helping my students play saxophone, DJ, and learn the basics of piano. I went to New Jersey City University and earned a degree in Music Business in 2018. I'm a patient and u

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I just finished my first sax lesson with Sergio and already know my way around the frets. I appreciated that we also tied in useful information about the circle of fifths. Great teacher. Highly recommended.

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"Excellent painting class and great teacher !
If you consider doing a painting class, I highly recommend Roya Mansourkhani. She is an amazing painter and an encouraging teacher with a lot of patience. I learned loads of new techniques and created paintings I was pleased with."
Sima
Took Abstract Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"giuseppe was the best teacher for this !! i really learned alot!! cant wait to use my new skills i learned !! thank you !!"
Jim
Took Photography lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"i used to love drawing when i was a kid and really wanted to pick it up again. I really love Eileen’s lessons, they’re challenging but also relaxing and meditative."
Pat
Took Drawing lessons from Eileen M.
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"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. :)"
Helena
Took Drawing lessons from Katherine V.
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"Megan was delightful and I learned so much! I highly recommend taking a class with her."
Jean
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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Loran
Took Graffiti lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"My first session with Giuseppe covered various aspects of composition and white balance. Both topics were explained clearly and reinforced with graphics.
He addressed all of my questions."
Richard
Took Photography lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"very easy to follow and finally understand how things interact....looking forward to next lesson."
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Took Photography lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"straight up explanations for beginners..easy to understand when to use what..will continue with her....practise makes perfect!! Ron"
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"Sandy was great. Vedha loved the class very much"
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Took Drawing lessons from Sandy K.
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