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Kai Lun Q.

14 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Fine Arts from China Central Academy of Fine Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kai Lun Q.

14 Reviews
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I like to take pride in making my students feel secure and knowing and seeing the improvement they make within each session. I will be handing out a materials list prior to our lessons. Most students see a huge leap in drawing within the the first lesson! Class starts out usually with me giving a 1 hour demonstration on what I expect them to do as I cover and explain my entire process and thought and calculations that goes into drawing and painting. For the rest of the class I will be besides the student as they work giving them one on one pointers and as much help and explanation as they need in order to improve. Students start out with learning how to look and draw what they observe accurately by first working on simple geometric shapes such as spheres, cubes. We then will move on to Cast studies and after a few months of studying we will start on figures and portraits.

About Kai Lun

Hi, there! My name is Kai, and I can't wait to meet you! Spreading the joy of drawing and painting has always been a great pleasure of mines. Being trained in China's most prestigious and renowned fine arts academy, CAFA (China Central Academy of Fine ArtsI) as well as studying in Tianjin Aca

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Sergei
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.
Antoinette
Kai is the best art teacher I ever had, he is genuine and puts his heart and soul into making sure you learn everything there is to know to be a successful artist.
Emily
Kai is an excellent instructor and has left a tramendious mark on me as both a student and an artist. Kai may be young, but he has knowledge beyond his years through skill and ambitiously being self taught he has been commended on nationally. Kai in the fall attended FACE and was recently awarded a certificate of excellence from The Portrait Society of America. I very grateful to have worked with him and been walked through his very informative and beautiful demos. Crique from Kai is wonderful and facilitates vast and constructive improvement in skill level. Would highly recommend Kai!

Rita C.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Teaching since 1983
  • BFA Printmaking and Education from Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia
  • Awarded Lio Pilla Excellence in Art and Achievement Award for Top Graduating Student from Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia
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Rita C.

6 Reviews
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Hi! Are you frustrated with muddy and poor color choices in your paintings, the inaccurate drawing of your subject, and overall mediocrity? I will help you overcome the fear and frustration of painting with some sound color theory and drawing methods. You can learn to apply colors that are bold and fresh. As artists who continually learn, I believe there is no wrong in exploring colors, When we continue to paint, we learn what didn't work and apply what does work. That is how we improve! The more we practice in small steps and the greater our success!

About Rita

I have been teaching and painting since 1983. I am also a professional mural artist and found that my painting improved many years after art school. I was frustrated back then and painting seemed so complicated! Is that you? I figured out, with my own research, the freedom and fun in painting. Y

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John
Rita is a terrific teacher. She is encouraging and adds real tangible value to my paintings and knowledge base. I thoroughly recommend her.
Elizabeth
Rita taught my 3 children for 3 years. She is an outstanding art teacher- very patient and sensitive to their needs in their artistic development.
Rachael
Great teacher!

Mayra N.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $69
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 18 to 45
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Mayra N.

7 Reviews
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OIL 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 Oil Painting Supplies that every Beginning Oil Painter needs

CONTEMPORARY OIL PAINTING
- Daniel Smith Water-Soluble Oil Paints and Mediums [brand]
- Holbein Duo Aqua Water Soluble Oil paints [brand]

1. 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).

2. Newspaper
3. A charcoal pencil
4. A “palette”
5. Comfortable, messy clothes
6. A painter’s easel
7. Canvas (or other ...

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!!!

Meet Online Oil Painting Teachers Serving Stanford, CA

Andrea O.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • BFA-Painting from Moore College of Art and Design
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded MCAD Presidential Scholarship from Moore College of Art and Design
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Andrea O.

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The lessons will be based on the skill level of the student. We will paint from observation as well as from photographs. Art History will be incorporated and we will study the paintings of the masters. In the students paintings, focus will be on perspective, color, composition, and accuracy in proportions.

About Andrea

I have been teaching art to all ages and levels for 10 years. I have a lesson plan to suit your needs and desires! Although I do not have a background check through take lessons.com, I do have an IVP fingerprint card. My background has been cleared for teaching.

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Karen G.
Great lesson
Sandy
I'm just a moderately able artist. Andrea knew how to break down the process and make all of my projects better than I have ever done myself. She's the best!
Charles
Her years of experience show in the lessons. Very easy to follow and learn. Great instructor!

Nicole B.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $44
  • Teaches students 12 to 65
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Bachelor of Arts from Savannah College of Art & Design
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Nicole B.

7 Reviews
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I've been instructing small and large groups of painters for several years. I love to see people get creative. I've taught beginners as well as long as you have a little artistic talent (even if undiscovered) I can teach you to paint. In order to paint with oils, you must have a little experience painting so I don't recommend beginner level. You may be a beginner at oils, but you should have already painted before. I can teach brush techniques and various subject matters - Abstract, impressionist, still life, portrait (intermediate only) and landscapes/seascapes.

About Nicole

I love art and I am passionate about making things beautiful. That spills over into Graphic design, Painting and more: I have 20+ years as a graphic designer, photographer 10+ years, artist/painter. I have been instructing for over 6 years. All of my artistic positions led me to run a print shop f

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Jordan
Learned a lot in a short time!
Mari
communicates well and patient for beginners.
Gerardo H.
Nicole was great, very concise and very easy to understand. I have learned a lot about web designing. I look forward to publishing a website soon, very exciting !
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Anthony G.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $63
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Anthony G.

10 Reviews
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Online Oil Painting Teacher

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. We can focus on how to ...

About Anthony

I want to help you make huge leaps in your skills to become a better artist than you even thought was possible! Whatever you want to create, you can do it! Private lessons can save a lot of time and keep you on the right path for your personal individual needs, where ever you are on your way to be

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Alex Guinevere Kern
What a patient, talented artist! Such a privilege to learn from a professional painter, who shares his time and expertise. I only wanted to get back into developing my painting hobby and I am learning so much already! After working full time for 39 years and raising children, I had no time for my much loved hobby, so doing this online is a true blessing. Anthony is very encouraging!
Alex Guinevere Kern
This was my first lesson after seeking a teacher in my area for years. What a great surprise! Anthony is knowledgable, incredibly talented, kind and PATIENT with Senior folks like me. Couldn't be better!
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The average cost of 60-minute oil painting lessons in Stanford is $80. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $33 and $122 per hour.
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"I love going to Eileen’s studio, the building is filled with working artists and is very cool and old. She’s been teaching me a lot about how to make the paint do what I want it to do which I haven’t been able to figure out on my own."
Margot
Took Oil Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"Eileen is customizing our lessons to meet my interests and abilities. I appreciate that very much and am looking forward to future lessons."
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Took Oil Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"Dan is a fantastic teacher. His demos are easy to follow and he answers your questions completely. This has been one of the best classes I have ever taken."
Mike
Took Oil Painting lessons from Dan L.
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"We had a basic first lesson in atmospheric perspective and painted a mountain landscape. Lesson was excellent!"
Jacqueline
Took Oil Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Eileen is a great teacher with a lot of specific strategies for building a painting. She is very clear, personable and fun to work with. Her knowledge of materials and techniques can help anyone advance their skills and better understand the medium."
Monica
Took Oil Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"I improved tremendously after taking lessons with her! Always look forward to her classes. Huge thumbs up.👍🏻"
Wei
Took Oil Painting lessons from Tabitha B.
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"Amazingly patient and brilliantly talented !!!"
Jillian
Took Oil Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Great lesson! He’s very accommodating of senior citizens!"
Staniel
Took Oil Painting lessons from Brendan L.
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"Lauren is fantastic to work with and I've learned a lot already!"
Jackson
Took Oil Painting lessons from Lauren W.
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"Highly skilled painter that encourages students to draw, look closely and make at least three thumbnails sketches in vale’s before painting. She always takes gently with students, ask questions to better understand the student and at times shows a more clear direction."
J.M.W.
Took Oil Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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