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Charlotte L.

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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students Male: 20 to 80; Female: 12 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1987
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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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Ohashi R.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $120
  • Speaks English and Japanese
  • Teaching since 1983
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
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Ohashi R.

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1. Very professional and 30 years' experienced instruction.
2. Enjoyable class artistically.
3. Improve artistic techniques and vision for short time.
4. Experience various subjects of the artwork.
5, instruction by artist who had many shows in NY and Tokyo.

About Ohashi

As an artist and art instructor, I have more than 30 years' experience in New York and Tokyo, Luckily, I had the chance to have a wide range of ages’ students ( from 3 to 90-year-old! ) and that could make me grow very much as an artist. My artwork has been published in art books and magazines

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Erwin
Perfect fit for my style!
Jessica
Mr. Ohashi is a wonderful teacher. He is patient, creative, and always considering each individual student's needs and how best to encourage and inspire them. In addition, he is a very talented artist and makes learning fun. You'd be very fortunate to learn from him!
David
Mr. Ohashi's classes have been invaluable. I never considered myself to have any great talent in art, but I did have a great interest that, after some failed attempts and false starts, led me to Mr. Ohashi. I couldn't be happier with the teacher I found. With the benefit of Mr. Ohashi's patience, dedication, and sly sense of humor, I've been able to create work I am truly proud of (and which consistently surprises and impresses family and friends) that I wouldn't have thought possible when I first began with him. He is able to impart the fundamental concepts of painting and art-making while still encouraging me to explore a style that is my own. Seeing proof of my own development and increasing skill under Mr. Ohashi's guidance has been incredibly rewarding. I couldn't recommend him more strongly or thank him enough.
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Daniel M.

108 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks Russian, Spanish
  • Teaches students 7 to 60
  • Awarded 2nd position in the Open Chess District Tournament from Municipalidad de San Miguel
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Daniel M.

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If you are a beginner, I will help you to feel confident on your skills.

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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Abigail
Great experience. Learned a lot of new material. I enjoyed the way he explained concepts that made it easy for me to understand 10/10 recommend.
Michael S.
Daniel makes my kids feel comfortable and they don't feel nervous. They like him as a teacher. They expect each lesson with desire and are very involved in the learning process.

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Mayra N.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $69
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Graphic Designer from San Diego Business Hall of Fame
  • Bachelors of Arts in Applied Arts and Sciences emphasis Graphic Design from San Diego State University
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Mayra N.

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WATERCOLOR PAINTING LESSONS

Abstract Painting uses a visual language of form, color and line to create a composition which may exist with a degree of independence from visual references in the world. Abstract art, non figurative art, nonobjective art, and nonrepresentational art are loosely related terms. They are similar, but perhaps not of identical meaning.

A Complete List of Painting Supplies that every Beginning Watercolor Painter needs

1. Favorite brands Daniel Smith Water-Soluble Oil Paints & Mediums, and Holbein Duo Aqua Water Soluble Oil

2. Proper Painting Brushes
I‘d suggest six total in a range of sizes: two size 2 brushes, two size 6 brushes, and two size 12 brushes. One of each pair should be a flat brush (with a squared-off brush tip) and the other should be a filbert brush (with a slightly rounded tip).

3. Newspaper
4. A charcoal pencil
5. A “palette”
6. Comfortable, messy clothes
7. A painter’s easel
8. Canvas (or other painting surface)
9. Water ...

About Mayra

Private lessons for all ages and currently accepting students! 30 yrs experience, International, Abstract, Contemporary artist based in San Diego CA. Available for eager students of all experience levels. "I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a st

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mzia
I love Mayra. She taught me a lot more than I thought in just one class. I have a painting that I will hang on my wall. Never thought one class would do that. She has great personality and great skills.
Elena & Erik S.
Mayra was very helpful. She had a challenge with us because we we're weren't sure exactly what we wanted to learn. Mayra worked with us and demonstrated some new techniques and ideas based on where we already were as (very amateur) artists. She was helpful, very encouraging, and easy to work with. Thank you!
Marilyn B.
It was a great experience meeting Mayra! She's an excellent teacher, and is a very patient, nice person. I learned some interesting techniques from her, and enjoyed my lesson with Mayra very much!!!
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Cassidy A.

Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Bachelors of Fine Arts: Studio Art from California State University
  • Teaching since 2017
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Cassidy A.

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Exciting lessons are curated by me for each student based on their specific goals and areas they wish to improve all while aiding in liberating their creative spark. The focus of my inspirational classes can be color theory, mixing, shade matching, exercises and techniques with watercolor paints. With my 10+ years of painting experience I help you discover and develop the beautiful effects of a watercolor painting. I show you how to keep those bright whites and achieve rich vibrant colors. Additionally, your skills in one and two point perspective will be developed while learning about proportions, composition, and rendering, all while having fun expressing yourself creatively. My goal is to facilitate a fun and inspiring atmosphere for you to be able to create your very own completed works of art!

About Cassidy

Art has always been a liberating source of expression and joy for me. I find it fulfilling to facilitate this for my students and see their passion for the process of creation grow along with their skills. I am excited to meet with you and help cultivate your own personal style and hopefully inspir

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Daniel M.

109 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks Spanish, Russian
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches students 7 to 60
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Daniel M.

109 Reviews
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Online Watercolor Painting Teacher

If you are a beginner, I will help you to feel confident on your skills.

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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Ritam R.
Abigail
Great experience. Learned a lot of new material. I enjoyed the way he explained concepts that made it easy for me to understand 10/10 recommend.
Michael S.
Daniel makes my kids feel comfortable and they don't feel nervous. They like him as a teacher. They expect each lesson with desire and are very involved in the learning process.

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Average Cost of Watercolor Painting Lessons in Sonoma, CA

The average cost of 60-minute watercolor painting lessons in Sonoma is $84. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $65 and $122 per hour.
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$77 average
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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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"Highly recommend! Sharron is very talented and encompasses many different skills in the arts. Classes were always enjoyable - I learned and most importantly had a lot of fun! I appreciated how personable she was and feel more confident in my painting skills."
Jess
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Sharron J.
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"Roya is very personable, very patient, and very encouraging. She listens to what I want to accomplish and works with me to try to help me accomplish that. I highly recommend her. I am very pleased with her classes. She has a nice set up and it is a good environment to learn in."
Chuck ( Charles)
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"Learned a lot during my 1st class. Great teacher!"
lesley
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Sharron J.
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"Deron does an amazing job he has been working with my 7yr old daughter and I couldn't be happier with her progress. The lessons are fun and she really enjoys them."
Erin
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Deron C.
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"I haven’t expected such a strong impact on me. Danil changed my perception of the drawing. His explanations are clear and interesting. Now I am really involved into learning and improving my technics!"
Wes
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Danil G.
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"Megan is an amazing teacher!"
Jeff
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Roya speaks my artistic language! She is very direct yet empathetic. Her own curiosity and patience is evident in the way she teaches and I learned a ton in our very short first lesson. Looking forward to the next one."
Eleanor
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"I had a great time and learned a lot painting with Sharon. This was my first painting lesson. She is patient, helpful and very passionate about watercolors. She is also very knowledgeable and answered all my questions.
Sharon will tailor your lesson to your goals. You do not need to be an artist to enjoy these lessons."
Julie
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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"Thank you. The lesson was fun, informative and tailored to my specific needs. :)"
Julie
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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