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Ricardo A.

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North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Photoshoper from Adobe
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Ricardo A.

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from landscape to figure anatomy and prostrates, you will learn about composition, color, technique and personal expression.

About Ricardo

Hi, there! My name is Ricardo and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2006 and have loved helping my students accomplish their goals on a personal level, I went to the Florence Academy Of Arts in Italy and earned a degree in fine arts in 1996. I have also a degree in

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Anna J.
Great lesson by a master instructor! Clearly explained a very complex subject in a manner that I could understand. Ricardo is very knowledgeable, patient and clear in his instruction. Very happy with the lesson!

Anabel D.

Van Nuys, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
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Anabel D.

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Hello fellow students!

My name is Anabel, I am a professional photographer in Los Angeles, California. I photograph a variety of subjects, from pets to Grammy-nominated musicians, and everything in-between! I am well versed in studio photography and on-location outdoor work, and can help you learn to make the most of any location and subject matter.

Being self-taught, I believe that I have an entirely different approach to education; one that sits well with aspiring photographers, especially those that are disappointed in traditional (as in, college and university) photographic education. My teaching philosophy revolves around educating on the minimum and maximum capabilities of your gear and giving students all of the fundamental tools to create whatever image they have in their head (hence my lack of a photographic ‘niche’ in my work. When your camera becomes an extension of your arm, your subject pool is limitless).

In 2015, I had officially made my photography classes ...

About Anabel

Hello fellow students! My name is Anabel D., I am a professional photographer in Los Angeles, California. I photograph a variety of subjects, from pets to Grammy-nominated musicians, and everything in-between! I am well versed in studio photography and on-location outdoor work, and can help you

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Irina L.

8 Reviews
Beverly Hills, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Master in Hospitality Management from Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University
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Irina L.

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Personal lessons tailored to your individual needs with custom handouts. No boring theory, just practical and useful tips. Photography business- how to choose your niche and how to successfully market yourself.

About Irina

Photographers are storytellers. Are you ready to tell your personal photo story?

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Ahlyia L.
Great start to first lesson
Kathryn (Royal)
I lost the "joy" of photography with Irina. Technically, she knows her stuff, but her sensitivity and people skills are lacking. Barely an encouraging word. I felt degraded, nervous, and overall shitty by the end of the second lesson. Hoping for a better experience with another teacher.
Desislava G.
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.

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Timothy K.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Drawing & Oil painting from New Masters School of Art
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Timothy K.

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Do you want to draw like Rembrandt? Do you want to be the next Van Gogh? Or maybe you want to be able to draw simple subject matter, like your family dog! Well, these are the online classes for you! My name is Timothy and I have been drawing for 30 years (pencil, pen & ink, colored pencil, and oil pastel). I enjoy sharing my art experience with others, no matter what age, no matter where you are beginning. I can begin with the simplest subject matter in drawing, like cartoons, and advance you into more advanced subject matter such as portraiture and drawing from life. My training is a balance of self taught instruction and my art teacher, John Gordon of newmasters.com, the designer of the Green Bay Packers logo!
What are you waiting for? Now is the time to cultivate your inner artist and use your artistic talents like never before. Contact me and let’s get the ball rolling.

About Timothy

I am a fun-loving art teacher who is looking for art students of all ages who want to learn, learn, learn! I enjoy sharing my experiences with you as I draw and paint, you can learn from my successes and my mistakes as an artist. To begin, I will ask you one thing: what is your goal and how far you

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Crystal
He took time to find out what I was interested in learning and answered all my questions. He gave a great demonstration too.
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Tanjanee M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner
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Tanjanee M.

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In both my free-time and in my university, I've had an immense amount of practice in the visual arts. I can apply this experience in helping a beginner to become comfortable and confident in their craft.

About Tanjanee

I am a recent graduate from San Francisco University with a Bachelor's in Political Science. I also have a minor in Humanities. With this experience, I gained valuable skills in writing and analysis. In policial science, I gained specific skills in data analysis. I recently completed my thesis in

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Monica N.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • BFA in Painting from Massachusettes College of Art and Design
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Massachusetts Cultural Councilʼs Artist Fellowships from Massachusetts Cultural Council
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Monica N.

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Students learn different tools to help develop drawing skills and techniques, and expand their visual vocabulary. This class covers drawing fundamentals, as well as less conventional approaches to composition and drawing.

About Monica

I'm an artist specializing in drawing and painting classes for young adults and adults. You'll receive personalized instruction from a classically trained artist. My mission is to give Students the skills to draw and paint realistically, and express themselves.

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Val
I can't say enough about Monica. She is able to bring out the best in her students and allow them to express their talent . Her bright outlook and encouragement allowed me to grow as an artist. She is like an art mentor that will allow you to flourish.

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"Josiah is awesome. He develops an organized lesson plan with set goals in mind. I have learned a tremendous amount already."
- Garrett
Took Photography lessons from Josiah J.
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"Dan Loge has a relaxed teaching style that creates a comfortable enviroment that encourages all levels of students to have a rewarding oil painting experience. Dan provides all the neccesary information on materials, design and paint handling and then gives each person freedom to be theirself. Very inspiring instructor."
- Charles
Took Oil Painting lessons from Daniel L.
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"Mrs. Julie is great at making sure I feel comfortable with the information taught!"
- Amanda
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Kai is an excellent teacher! I have been taking lessons with Kai for two months. Kai has a lot of unique drawing skills! I like how he encourages me to re-evaluate again and again, so I can practice my skills until I master them! The whole class process is fun and enjoyable. If you are looking for a patient, skillful teacher, you can't miss Kai!"
- Hongyu
Took Drawing lessons from Kai Lun Q.
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"I have learned a lot from Jonathan so far. He has been very helpful in helping me understand PhotoShop and Lightroom. I would highly recommend him.
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Took Photography lessons from Jonathan Y.
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"Just had my first lesson with Tim! He is a great teacher and I have learned a lot already. His easy going fun style is so nice. I am looking forward to my next lesson."
- Lynnette
Took Photography lessons from Tim L.
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"Very personable and easy to talk too."
- Jorden
Took Photography lessons from Jonathan "JC" C.
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"Julie was able to focus (pun intended) on my specific photographic needs and interests--in this case with lessons in depth of field, composition/cropping, lighting, and special effects (such as applying a brushstroke effect to make the result look more like a painting, or darkening the edges of a photo to better emphasize the center) for close-up subjects like leaves, flowers, and tree trunks, as well as landscapes. I learned so very much that I can apply to both my existing raw photos as well as my future photographic efforts. I am truly WOWED!"
- Lynette
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"So happy to have found Emilie! I work for a family with a four year old child who is extremely engaged in art and we wanted to find private lessons for her. Emilie has been extremely accommodating and very intentional in making sure we were ready for our first lesson. Will be scheduling more lessons and look forward to her being apart of my charges explorative learning!"
- Ava
Took Painting lessons from Emilie C.
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"What a pleasure it was having Sheldon come in and teach our youth! We planned a night of creativity for our youth at our church and Sheldon kindly volunteered and provided materials for our teens to have an awesome experience. He gave expert advise and technique but also embraced everyone creative side. Hope to have another night with Sheldon as our teacher. Super fun night!!"
- Ernesto Meza
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Sheldon M.
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