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Lovejoy L.

Lovejoy L.

Are you stuck and not sure how to reach your next creative level? Schedule a constructive critique/review with Lovejoy, a professional artist, freelancer & teacher of 20 years. Lovejoy will listen to your goals and review your work and offer feedback and options for you to push your skills to your next level. She is great at helping you push your skills and cultivate a positive mindset for your creative growth. Need help getting started painting? Lovejoy has taught first-time and beginner painters for over a decade and has helped them discover their inner artist Lear, n how to break down an image so you can paint it. Learn how to utilize the value scale (dark, medium, Light) to create depth. Please note that when you sign up for a session, that time is yours, Lovejoy requires a 24-hour notice for canceling or switching times. She turns away other work when you book a session.
$60
/30 mins
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Anthony G.

Anthony G.

5(29)
Whatever your skill level, however fast or slow you want to go, I want to help you to become a better artist and enjoy it while you’re learning! What we cover in your lesson will be determined by your level of expertise. If you are just starting out with oils, we will discuss some important things to understand about the colors, mediums, how to set up your palette and some different ways of applying paint, etc. If you already have some experience with oil painting, we will pick up with whatever areas you would like to improve on. If you are interested in painting the human figure or portraits in particular, we can discuss some important ways to go about painting flesh tones. There are also some little known tips I want to tell you about that will be useful to artists of any skill level! I will share with you any suggestions that I have for technique or different ways of approaching your painting that may help you with whatever areas you’re struggling with. If you would like to work on a painting together during our lessons, it will typically be best to select at least an hour long session. We can focus on how to paint whatever subject you prefer. It’s all about you! I want you to get as much out of your lessons as possible, and we will work on whatever you need to start painting better than ever before!
$75
/30 mins
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Jane M.

Jane M.

4.9(49)
I teach what you want to learn. Lessons may include: Basic or advanced techniques. Mixing vibrant hues. Wet-on-wet. Dry brush. Masking. Glazing. Dew drops on flowers. Textures--using salt, layering, sponges, scratching, lifting, etc. Considering your light source. Loosening up. Managing the water to pigment ratio. Paper selection. Setting up your palette. What paints to use. And brushes: how many, what kind and brand? Painting outdoors in the open air, or from photographs, or from a still life. Using your phone to help you critique your painting. All levels--from beginner to advanced. Demonstrations on creating watercolors in the style of famous watercolorists like John Singer Sargent, or Winslow Homer. Subject matter can include journaling, watercolor sketching, landscapes, seascapes, florals, abstracts, still life, urban settings, color grids, and more. Additionally, you can schedule a lesson and let me know that you want to use it as a critique to review some of your work. I recommend the 45 minute session for a critique.
$80
/45 mins
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I had no idea how fun and easy it was to stretch my own canvases. Joe showed me many time saving techniques and cost effective tools to start makingg my own canvases!

Daniela (Painting lessons with Joe B.)

Deron is very patient. He teaches me different techniques from start of painting, to finishing touches. He is knowledgeable and can convey them clearly. He makes the painting session fun and I like t

Anne (Painting lessons with Deron C.)

David worked hard to teach my Grandson the fundamentals of drawing and painting. David made the lessons fun and interesting!

Laura (Painting lessons with David Z.)

Clear , easy to follow online instructions . Great original subject choice . I would highly recommend David as a tutor . I must add he is a very talented and original style artist .

Debby (Painting lessons with David Z.)

I had no idea how fun and easy it was to stretch my own canvases. Joe showed me many time saving techniques and cost effective tools to start makingg my own canvases!

Daniela (Painting lessons with Joe B.)

Deron is very patient. He teaches me different techniques from start of painting, to finishing touches. He is knowledgeable and can convey them clearly. He makes the painting session fun and I like t

Anne (Painting lessons with Deron C.)

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