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Ruth E.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Awarded Emmy Award for the First Season of The Simpsons from The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ruth E.

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Whether your interest is traditional or digital art, I work with you to draw out your highest potential.
Learn to 'See What You're Looking At' and discover the story YOU want to tell.
Please see some of my work on my profile page.

About Ruth

As an Emmy award winning animation artist with 27 years in the animation industry, I founded the non profit, EDU DESIGNS, to bring the arts back into schools. Check out my blog there for more information. I created the first Art Textbook to reference Math Standards to help teachers without an ar

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clarissa
Ruth was amazingly helpful. She was clear knowledgeable and a great communicator. She was able to solve all my issues and answer all my questions. I highly recommend her as a teacher for illustration
Claire
My 1st animation lesson with Ruthie was a BLAST! She had me share my project ideas in writing before we met so she had a sense of what I wanted to work on, and helped me clarify my vision. Even though I’m a beginner at animation, Ruthie used her expertise and wonderful teaching style to help me learn some basic skills with a new program so that I can try things on my own. I can’t wait for my next lesson! Thank you Ruthie!
Dennis G.
A gem of an instructor. Knowledgeable, pleasant and willing to teach. She first inquired what I wanted to accomplish and followed through with it. This had to be the best instructional hour I've had in Photoshop.

Joey F.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • Computer Animation from Colorado Institute of Art
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Joey F.

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My watercolor technique involves using water brushes where the water is stored in the handle of the brush. They are easy to use, portable and easy to cleanup.

About Joey

Hello Artist-in-Progress, We are all artists-in-progress because, no matter how good we are, we can always get better! I'm Mr. Joey and I love art and I love teaching art! I am a graduate of The Art Institute and an artist and animator that creates art in pencil, charcoal, pastel, watercolor,

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Dwight
Joey is a fantastic teacher. My daughter really enjoyed his lessons. Highly recommended.
Alexandrea S.
Joey is a great teacher and artist!!!
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Kelly K.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2018
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Kelly K.

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Create a collection of your own works that use the skills that I teach you.

About Kelly

In my lessons, you will get to know the unique qualities of your own voice, then learn to shape and strengthen it through specialized knowledge and easy daily exercises. Every voice matters! I'm here to help you find yours. I am not your traditional voice teacher. Following in the footstep

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She does a great job finding parts where my voice needs improvement and quickly explains things so I understand quickly and can address it.
Dani
I have been a vocal student of Kelly for 2 years. I've seen such a drastic improvement. She has helped me to progress far beyond what I thought was possible. I have recently performed in 4 part barbershop quartet. Kelly helped to make that happen! You will love her!

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Sarah M.

103 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks American Sign Language
  • Teaches students 5 to 88
  • BFA Musical Theatre from Lees-McRae College
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Sarah M.

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I received my minor in art and design from Lees-McRae college. Abstract painting is one of my most favored art forms and I would love to help you get out of your head and let your brush do all the talking. Making unique, beautiful, completely you art pieces.

About Sarah

Hello and Welcome! (NOTE I LOWERED MY PRICES - COVID19 is causing many of us to struggle, but while we are stuck at home we might as well learn something fun!!) My name is Sarah and I am honored you have chosen to look at my profile. Finding the right teacher is so important! I always try to

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Ty M.
So far, she rocks!
Seyed Manochehr K.
She is an excellent teacher and very patient person. Thank you Sara
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Salma R.

27 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Arabic, English
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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Salma R.

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In this class, you will learn the basics of photography, including posing, lighting, styling, and editing. Show off your beautiful models with either your phone camera or a DSLR. I will also teach you how to switch over from auto settings to achieving stunning images by going manual on your camera

About Salma

Hi, there! My name is Salma. I've been teaching lessons since 2016. I'm a loving and outgoing person and my teaching style is easy, simple, and effective. I look forward to helping you reach your goals!

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Jamil
Thank you Salma for giving me a great introduction to photography! I am looking forward to trying all the concepts we discussed out via lightroom
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Eve S.

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Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Eve S.

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Practicing Art teacher with over 15 years experience. Being a practicing art teacher means I practice what I preach! You can draw inspiration from my daily works and know that the skills and techniques I am teaching you will lead to a greater discipline in painting, drawing and conceptual works. I pride myself in connection and being able to know what to tweak and work on because I have been there myself, through self taught methods and a formal art education with my degree in fine art. I want my students to reach their artistic potential and aspirations while having a wonderful time!

About Eve

I am a practicing artist, working in oils, watercolor and mixed media. I graduated from University of Arkansas, School of Art with a Bachelors of Fine Art, specifically painting. Painting and Drawing students can expect to improve week to week in their technical skills while learning where their

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"She is very kind and cares about her students. She is the best professor I've ever had."
Pari
Took Abstract Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"Jack loved his first lesson. Joe did a super job showing him the basics of graffiti art. He was both patient and encouraging. Off to a great start! Thank you"
Jack
Took Graffiti lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"Very helpful teacher, kind and patient."
Diana
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"Julie is super patient and getting me set up for success!"
Diane
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"I love my lessons! I’m studying interior design and I thought it would help my development if I learned to draw properly. The kind of intense observation that Eileen teaches has also really helped my design projects. She’s great!"
Maya
Took Drawing lessons from Eileen M.
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"She was patient with my technology foibles, and taught me how to use White Balance in a clear and concise manner."
Gail
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Julie is such a great instructor! She really takes the time to explain new concepts and has helped me figure out how to use my rather complicated camera. I am greatly enjoying my lessons with her and plan to have quite a few more! Absolutely worth the price!"
Angela
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"My son is learning how to draw and have fun to create comics world!
Jason has perfect approach and methodology to engage 12 year old."
elena
Took Drawing lessons from Jason M.
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"I haven't picked up art supplies since high school and Eileen was such a delight and was so supportive of my pitifully lapsed skills. Her studio is everything you imagine a Brooklyn artists studio would be. Would like a little Eileen sitting on my shoulder guiding me through life, like she did through my painting lesson. 10/10 will take lessons again."
Emily
Took Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"Stephanie is incredible!! I came to her with damaged vocal chords and she trained and taught me how to sing properly. Amazing amazing teacher!!!!!!!"
Nicole
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Stephanie H.
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