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Megan R.

30 Reviews
Topanga, CA
Starting at $79
  • BFA Painting from Texas State University
  • Awarded The Edge of Realism from Abend Gallery
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Megan R.

30 Reviews
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I have taught over 500 students how to paint! Each painting lesson is tailored to your interest and where you want to develop skill. My schooling background is in figure painting, modern painting techniques, color theory and composition. I have been trained by masterful painters from all over the world and look forward to sharing all that I have learned with you.

About Megan

I have taught over 500 beginners how to paint. I have also helped young artist build their portfolio and professional artist get ready for art shows. You might be a beginner, want a creative hobby or coming back to art after a long break - I have the education and experience to help you. Thanks for

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Lee
Had a great lesson with Megan. Got the basics of watercolor down to where I could actually paint a picture. Looking forward to seeing if I can create many more!
Jacqueline
We had a basic first lesson in atmospheric perspective and painted a mountain landscape. Lesson was excellent!
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Joseph A.

San Pedro, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
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Joseph A.

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Build confidence in yourself and learn to draw! I have been drawing and painting for about 12 years. From landscapes to animals to pop culture, I'm available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn by direct instruction. Step by step, I will bring you through your zone of development! See you soon!

About Joseph

Hello, my name is Joseph Azzam. I'm in teaching since 2001. I currently teach middle school math at Hosler Middle School. I am a credentialed teacher. You can look me up on CA Department of Education for a background check. I've also taught at the high school level. Besides math, I have a wealth of

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Emilie C.

1 Review
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded GRAMMY Amplifier Finalist from GRAMMYs, Recording Academy
  • English, Asian Studies from Rice University
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Emilie C.

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With 12+ years of experience, I have a long history of practicing visual art. Drawing and painting are some of my favorite practices, and I love helping others take what they see and express that through their own hands. Together we'll explore what it means to perceive and express through creative visual means!

About Emilie

Hello! I'm Mesmi, owner of my own studio, a boutique multimedia house that provides music/audio services, visual work and individual artist consultation. Specialties include all types of writing (songwriting, branding, etc.), vocal production and independent music strategy. As a professional mu

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Ava C.
So happy to have found Emilie! I work for a family with a four year old child who is extremely engaged in art and we wanted to find private lessons for her. Emilie has been extremely accommodating and very intentional in making sure we were ready for our first lesson. Will be scheduling more lessons and look forward to her being apart of my charges explorative learning!

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Nicolas T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Awarded Best Student Film from Arlington International Film Festival
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Bachelors of Fine Arts in Visual and Media Arts from Emerson College
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Nicolas T.

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I will give you all of the tools to go out and start taking better photos after the first lesson. I also can customize my lessons to what you feel you need the most help. We will start with the basics of framing, lead room, and motion then move on to more advances skills.

About Nicolas

I am a filmmaker who currently lives in Los Angeles, CA. I am constantly working on short and feature films that you may have seen in theaters. I differ from others in teaching style by empowering students to go practice and learn on their own. All you need is a cell phone and you can start your jo

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Tori P.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2012
  • BA Art Practice with Honors from Stanford University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tori P.

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I teach all techniques of oil painting, from painting fast and loose to the style of the old masters'. I work with my students to identify their painting goals (I teach all levels and do not require any prior artistic experience!) and create a custom lesson plan to help develop their painting skillset. I teach the very basics of how to mix paints all the way to more complex portfolio reviews and critiques of painting concepts. I believe anyone can learn to paint when given the right tools! Let's get painting.

About Tori

I am a professional artist and musician in Chattanooga, TN! I have been teaching art and music for six years in California and Tennessee. I have been painting since I was big enough to hold a paintbrush and playing the harp for over 15 years. I have a degree from Stanford University in Art Practice

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Nora
I can't recommend lessons with Tori highly enough!

I've been obsessed with oil painting, and every kind of 2D visual art, for as long as I can remember, but I never really believed in myself to do it until I worked with Tori.

My drawing, painting, and even my 3D work progressed more, and more quickly, working with Tori than they had in years

Thank you Tori!!!!
Lisa
My three boys (ages 11-15) loved working with Tori. We still have the block print-making pieces, paintings and charcoal drawings displayed in our kitchen. Their favorite project was creating plaster casts of their own faces. Tori is very thoughtful, patient and has a great zen energy. I highly recommend Tori!
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Daniel M.

84 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Russian
  • Teaches students 7 to 60
  • Language and Literature from Baptist University of the Americas
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Daniel M.

84 Reviews
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I took drawing lessons many years ago and have been practicing since then. I can help you get all the concepts and foundations to continue mastering this skill.

About Daniel

I love teaching, I can teach you at where you at and take you where you need to be. I only need a student with the desire to learn and to practice. I like to help students realize they have the intelligence and ability to solve the problems on their own, they just need the right direction. Nothi

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"I have taken about six classes so far from Julie and each time I go away with better knowledge of working my camera and processing photo's. Julie always takes the time to help each individual during class so they understand the concept. She always comes prepared for class and she always asked the students for their input on how to improve the class for the next group of students."
- John "JJ" Jones
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"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."
- Sergei
Took Drawing lessons from Kai Lun Q.
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"Outstanding workshop! Dan is both a superb painter and a great teacher. He teaches painting techniques in a clear and easy-to-understand way. He shares his experience, artistic vision and philosophy in a way that inspires you to be a better painter. Fun and enjoyable...Don't miss his workshop!!!"
- John
Took Oil Painting lessons from Daniel L.
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"Megan was very prepared. In one hour only she walked my daughter through creating an entire acrylic paint beach scene. My daughter enjoyed it very much."
- Cecilia
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Deron is an absolute joy to work with. My dude ran off immediately after the lesson to draw some more. Now that's a positive review. :)"
- Zaki
Took Illustration lessons from Deron C.
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"Megan is wonderful working with my teenage daughter. She is fun and entertaining and the perfect fit!"
- Morgan
Took Drawing lessons from Megan R.
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"I am a beginner and was stuck w not knowing how to get a particular look I liked in my paintings. She showed me several techniques and different mediums to use. She was very helpful!"
- Sue
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Keffie L.
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"Jonathan is such an inspiring and motivating photographer.

I was fortunate enough to participate in one of his workshops almost a year back. This review is based on the amazing experience during the workshop and highly beneficial interactions with him beyond that.

The workshop itself was wonderful. Jonathan made sure that every participant understood exactly what he was talking about on a one on one basis. ‘Patience’ - the virtue great photographers are known for was on display live. There were beginners, intermediate and professional level photographers and each of them learned a lot from Jonathan and from each other. The biggest impact was the photography community feeling Jonathan created in us and all of us interacts with each other even after a year and learn together via social media groups.

As part of the conference, there was a street photography session where we interacted with strangers and got their photographs. It was a great experience. Being new to Minneapolis and from a different culture and upbringing, this experience helped me to gain a lot of confidence and finally I was able to come out of my shell.

The best part about Jonathan is, he helps me out so much with my photography even months after the workshop. Also, he provides the opportunity to assist during photo shoots which help me a lot to learn just by observing. It really really helps me improve my photography knowledge and experience.

I would definitely recommend Jonathan to anyone who is looking to get into the photography world. He is such a great teacher who will inspire and be with you throughout your journey!!"
- Nimi Roy
Took Photography lessons from Jonathan "JC" C.
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"Ken is by far the most talented young oil painter I have seen. His skills with a brush and his background in classical painting exceeds that of anyone his age, and many his senior! Ken has a ton of patience which lends itself greatly in a student/teacher setting, while being very good at communicating his techniques and methods. One of a kind!"
- Simen Meyer
Took Oil Painting lessons from Ken G.
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"After viewing some of my paintings she was spot on identifying bad habits and offered many ways to improve. She is immensely skilled as a diagnostician. She presented her points clearly and fully without being condescending. Very much worth the investment. Can’t wait for the next lesson. Due warning. She can assign homework."
- Connie
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Roya M.
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