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Popular Visual Arts Teachers in Stanford, CA

Sarah L.

22 Reviews
San Bruno, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • MFA in Costume Design from UCLA
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Sarah L.

22 Reviews
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I got my first camera when I was 8 years old and have been a passionate shutterbug ever since. I can teach you how to use all of the manual features on your camera to get the effects you want to achieve, and I can help you to train your eye to see and capture memorable compositions.

Taking pictures is the first part of the journey - the second is editing them to adjust exposure, saturation, contrast, etc. I work with Photoshop and can teach you how to tune your images and fix problems like lens dust, harsh shadows, or face shine in flash pictures.

I encourage each student to find his or her personal style to express a unique vision. You don't need any experience to become an artist, just the desire to start noticing new things all around you and capturing moments to share with others!

About Sarah

*Please note: If you are interested in online classes they will take place over Skype, Zoom, or FaceTime, not TakeLessons Classroom (for technological reasons)* Hello, and thank you for visiting my page! I have been an artist for my whole life and I am passionate about sharing my love of creativit

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Toby
excellent!
Andy B
Great instructor
Miriam
Sarah is a fantastic teacher: patient, knowledgeable, thoughtful and friendly. I'm looking forward to many more sessions with her!

Keffie L.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1996
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Keffie L.

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I want you to BE FREE! and be creative! I will help you have a creative goal and we will figure out a way to get you there! Either in 1 lesson or lots of lessons, there should always be a direction. I have many years of teaching art, sewing and technology to adults and children I want you to have fun and enjoy your experience and help you find your creative and artistic side....it's in there I promise!
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About Keffie

I am a seasoned artist, painter, and interior designer who is native to the Sarasota area. I have been teaching private art classes for 15+ years and have been painting for over 30 years. I have a passion for art and design and all things creative and I love to share my creative talents. I hope to

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Connie
This class was so delightful. We met at a beautiful beach and Keffie was great. I came away with a treasured memory, I would highly recommend this to the young and old.
Sue
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!

Nicole B.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 to 65
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Nicole B.

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I've been instructing painters for several years both beginners and experienced. I love to see people get creative and I can help you too in a laid back format. I am an expert artist/painter with artwork all over the world. If you're new to painting, as long you have a little artistic talent (even if undiscovered) I can teach you to paint. Whether you want to learn just for fun or plan to go to design school, I can teach brush techniques and various subject matters - Abstract, impressionist, still life, portrait (intermediate only) and landscapes/seascapes and even human figures. If you'd like to learn to create digital paintings or traditional paintings, I can teach either.

I can help you get started or pick up where you left off. I prefer acrylics or oil paints.

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
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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David L.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • BA Studio Art from Wake Forest University
  • Teaching since 2017
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David L.

39 Reviews
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Painting is a great creative outlet for people to spend time relaxing and make something beautiful that brings you pride and joy. Anyone can paint! All it takes is time and a willingness to make mistakes and learn from them. I’ve been painting for over 10 years and teaching for 3. I welcome all students who are interested in picking up painting as new hobby or returning after a long time away. We’ll build out your painting techniques and color theory so you can paint from real life or something abstract.

About David

I have been teaching drawing and painting for over three years one-on-one and in groups, both in person and online. I have a bachelors degree in printmaking and oil painting and spent some time in Florence, Italy studying painting and drawing by studying the High Renaissance masters. I have a full

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Melissa
I really love this class david is a great teacher and great t teching, he has a nice personlity and overall is just amazig :)
Melissa
I honstely really like this drawing lesson and teahcer david and the time it uses are both very helpful and amazing he always makes me have a good day :)
Ward P.
Pleasant to work with. Good instructions

Rita C.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BFA Printmaking and Education from Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rita C.

6 Reviews
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How do you transfer a 3D subject onto a 2D surface? How do you draw what you SEE and not what you THINK? Drawing is the ability to see and transfer accurately what you see onto your 2D area. There are many techniques and tricks from the drawing masters I have shown my students that are effective in improving their drawing skills. We will also delve into highlights and shading, and use various pencils and other mediums to enhance the drawing experience as well. Come and see that your drawing can improve tremendously with practice and the right techniques!

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!
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Paul M.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 to 30
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Paul M.

1 Review
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Do you want to draw cartoons or caricatures for fun, publication or profit?

I can teach you how.

Drawing cartoons is fun and easy. Anybody can do it. Including you.

Bring your imagination, a pencil, eraser, and a few sheets of paper.

And get ready to have fun!

About Paul

I have taught how to draw cartoons and caricatures at schools, libraries, comic cons, colleges, museums and community centers. I've met Stan Lee (yes, THE Stan Lee), Jeff Smith (creator of BONE graphic novels) and Mike Mignola (creator of Hellboy). I always enjoy meeting other cartoonists, an

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Charles
Amazing art!
Yuyou
Great!

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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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"this dude is the best. patient, adaptive, empathetic, effective."
Daniel
Took Drawing lessons from David L.
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Took Drawing lessons from Sandy K.
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"Enjoyed immensely! Kelvin is talented, energetic, experienced and very encouraging!"
Jaden
Took Drawing lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Irina is amazing... I would never even think that I can create such beautiful photographies.
My father used to have a small photo lab at the loft and it was like a magic to me. I was always passionate to learn the beauty of photography however I never got the chance to.
I took few classes with Irina, she helped me to create incredible photos for my marketing campaign.
Irina is very professional and patient teacher, she has deep knowledge of photography and she makes it fun to learn.
I would recommend Irina to anyone who wants to learn photography."
Desislava
Took Photography lessons from Irina L.
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Melissa
Took Drawing lessons from David L.
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"I just completed my first lesson with Tabitha. I highly recommend her to anyone that wants to learn how to paint or to gain a better understanding of painting or drawing. Tabitha is an experienced professional with a wealth of knowledge. Her teaching style is excellent, she has a great, friendly personality & is super encouraging. I learned a lot during my first lesson & I can't wait until my next one.!"
Donna
Took Painting lessons from Tabitha B.
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"Julie is a phenomenal teacher. She is extremely kind, patient and informative on the subject of photography. I love our lessons and can't wait to learn more!"
Kelly
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"She’s very good at explaining and showing things step by step. I can easily understand what she is showing me and how to draw it out."
Paige
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"Julie is not only knowledgeable but has a very good sense for how to teach. She will work according to your speed and understanding. Highly recommend for novice photographers who want to get started and feel overwhelmed with info and camera choices."
Lowell
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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