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Anastasia B.

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Glendale, CA
Starting at $59
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Master of Production Design from AFI
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Anastasia B.

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As experienced teacher of 10 years and professionally trained artist I teach wide variety art forms from abstract art to traditional painting and drawing. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs and goals of each student. I combine intuitive and academic approach to creative process what gives my studies best of both worlds. You will have certain freedom but at the same time receive specific and applicable skills. Not only you will be painting in no time but you will be building a strong foundation of art theory, various techniques, media, and more!
I teach watercolor, oil and acrylic and other mediums.

About Anastasia

I am professional artist, painter and designer. I graduated from AFI with Master of Production Desing and VGIK (Moscow, Russia) with Bachelors of Fine Arts and Art Theory. I was doing art from very early age and studied it for 10 years. I teach students of all ages and experience levels. I am grea

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Stella
Amazing teacher!! She’s very Patient, tentative and talented. Loved the experience, strongly recommend!
Anya
Anastasia is a wonderful teacher—intelligent, kind and generous with her time and knowledge. She presents new information in the context of historical movements and expands the lessons into the bigger scope of major events and influences on painting. I would highly recommend taking classes from Anastasia!
Andrew
Anastasia has outstanding skills and ability to explain complicated concepts. She also has very beautiful and unique sense of style which gives your paintings several extra levels of perception and meanings. The lessons were just perfect! Thank you!
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Charlotte L.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students Male: 20 to 80; Female: 12 to 80
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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John D.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • BA in Art from University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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John D.

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Yep!, I can paint too! Water color, Acrylic and Oil. Come and learn the fundamentals of painting and create your own images.

About John

Hello! My name is John and I can teach you to draw and paint. I am high energy, funnier than all get out, yet have a serious love of art. Let's explore not just the technical side of drawing/painting, but let's help you discover how to express your creative self!

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Damion
Absolutely fantastic! John was amazing with my son, asked him what he wanted to learn and then started to show him different ways to help his technique. High recommend John!
Byron
John was a very patient and helpful instructor. Two of the participants had no water color experience and he provided them with a good understanding of the concepts as well as providing most helpful examples of how to actually do water colors. Will definitely ask John for a follow up session if we return to Las Vegas in the future.
Beth W.
Love the way that he started in the right position for me. The class flowed very Lacey and he's a very nice man

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Deron C.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelor of Fine Art from UCLA
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Deron C.

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Learn how to unlock your creative potential and release the artist inside you while also learning how to paint.

Deron C. has been exploring painting for over 20 years and has been teaching others how to express themselves creatively with it for over 10. He will lead you through a creative process that encourages creativity and allows painting students the freedom to paint in an intuitive way. Paint what you see whether the reference material is a photograph or a three-dimensional still life.

If you've never painted before, Deron will guide you through the basics of painting, color theory, and the elements and principles of design while helping you exercise and strengthen your creativity.

If you are a painter that needs a little advice or direction TakeLessons.com instructor Deron C. will help you evaluate your work, answer your questions and provide guidance to get you on the right track.

About Deron

I am a San Diego native and have shown my paintings extensively throughout San Diego. It wasn't until several years after I graduated from UCLA in 1994 with a Bachelors in Fine Arts, that I really tried to show my work in galleries. Most recently, my work has been in shows at Project X Gallery, Th

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Amanda G.
Deron helped me simplify my technique so painting will be enjoyable and I will be so much better at it! I am thrilled
Kai C.
Deron was wonderful to work with and very communicative. My son enjoyed his art lesson.
Joe
Strong recommendation for Deron. I had a 2 hr lesson where I had specific things I wanted to do and learn, and he delivered. Very flexible in the lesson, and great instruction!

Brendan L.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $79
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Brendan L.

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I teach beginner, intermediate, and advance students at any age.
Don't hesitate to reach out with any questions!

About Brendan

Hey I'm Brendan! I'm an Artist, Oil Painter, Illustrator, Teacher, and Owner of Aspire Art Boards. My classes offer an individualized lesson plan and an invigorating method of learning the processes of painting and drawing. We start with the fundamentals - this includes line, shape, proportio

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Jacob
Brendan is a lovely instructor. He provides a very casual experience but without skipping on the technical know how.

I was a more advanced student of his, so at times it felt like more a a collaboration, but i was still able to learn from him.
Mike
Such a great teacher! Brendan knows his stuff and his artwork is awesome. I learned so much from being his student.
Ryan
It's quite informative being taught Brendan. He teaches the nuances of painting without getting overly technical. His approach is keep it simple and fun. I highly recommend Brendan as an art instructor.
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Jessi X.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • BFA in Animation from Massachusetts College of Art and Design
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jessi X.

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I most often paint with oils or digitally, but I am also experienced with acrylic, watercolors, and gouache. For my digital paintings, I primarily use Procreate on the iPad, but I've been painting in Photoshop since I was 13. Let me know what medium you're most interested in, or whether or not you'd like to explore more than one! Even if your focus is digital, I highly recommend doing some traditional painting as well; it will greatly strengthen your digital painting skills (speaking from first-hand experience).

In our lessons, we will build upon drawing foundations and strengthen your understanding of color and light by painting from observation (both from life/in person and photo/video reference). We'll learn how to mix colors and layer paint to create depth and dimension. The subjects you paint will depend on your own personal interests, whether it's landscapes, portraits, or something else; I will always give assignments with your artistic goals in mind. If you have little to no ...

About Jessi

I’m an animator and multidisciplinary artist who has been drawing for as long as I can remember. I graduated from MassArt with a BFA in Animation, but I also enjoy painting, illustration, sculpture, and photography. In addition to visual art, I like to dance and write poetry. During my time as a

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Brie
Jessi has been a tremendous help for my Design II class. They taught me all the proper techniques and was very patient with me and my extremely minimal amount of skill. Thanks to them I managed to get a much better grade than I usually would in these types of media classes (i'm so so so bad at technology) and I feel more autonomous when it comes to designing my own posters for shows.
Destiny
Jessi was always kind, honest and extremely helpful with her critiques of my work. Her guidance helped me understand key concepts in what makes good art and I improved so much because of it! I highly recommend her as a tutor!
Lauren
Jessi was a TA for my freshman year drawing class and she was amazing to be in class with! Very supportive, friendly and made the class a much more positive environment!

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Average Cost of Painting Lessons in Studio City, CA

The average cost of 60-minute painting lessons in Studio City is $82. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $205 per hour.
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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
Took Painting lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"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!"
Jessica
Took Painting lessons from Ohashi R.
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"Mr. Ohashi is a creative and patient art instructor. His classes are enjoyable and he is intuitive in understanding a student's potential, and how best to communicate technique with consideration to a student's unique style. If I encounter an obstacle, he is able to quickly help me understand and demonstrate with fun examples. He makes art engaging and relaxing, and is knowledgeable about the art community in New York City.

I really love Mr. Ohashi's artistic style and feels fortunate to have attended several of his oil painting shows."
I-Chin
Took Painting lessons from Ohashi R.
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"Teacher was really nice, we painted together and spoke about the therapeutic effects painting has."
Jennifer
Took Painting lessons from Jennifer V.
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"she is inspiring, nice, caring, and gives you time when you need it"
Joneah Johnson
Took Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Took my daughter to Mrs Deepali for our first class in Painting and Drawing, with curiosity to see how she'd teach a 9 year old. Was baffled to see teh results.

My daughter has started recurring lessons with this teacher.

I like her patience, and her result oriented skills."
Jack Rhymes
Took Painting lessons from Deepali L.
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"My regular art classes were canceled due to COVID-19, but a friend knew someone who was taking some some private classes online with Carolyn and I decided to try it out. Now that I have, I think it's much better than being a single face among many! I'm improving so much with the one-on-one feedback and suggestions that I'm getting and Carolyn is such a kind, funny, and personable woman that I don't feel intimidated at all, even though my skills aren't where I'd like them to be. She's also extremely flexible with scheduling - with the shelter-in-place orders and with kids in the house 24/7, I can't always meet at the same time every session, but she lets me choose what works best for me which is another thing I don't get with regular classes. I'll definitely continue taking classes with her even after life returns to normal. Thanks Carolyn!"
Jen
Took Painting lessons from Carolyn K.
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"Giuseppe arrived on time, was very pleasant and informative and got Kai off the ground with painting. Kai liked him and I believe he learned a lot."
Janene
Took Painting lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"Amanda is an amazing teacher! She makes it easy and fun to learn to paint. She is incredibly attuned to detail, process and experimentation. Her curiosity and enthusiasm are infectious. Working with her will expand the way you think about art!"
Lauren
Took Painting lessons from Amanda P.
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"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
Took Painting lessons from David Z.
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