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Chuck P.

Santa Barbara, CA
Starting at $84
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 16 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Chuck P.

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Instructor Chuck Place draws on 35 years as a magazine photographer for National Geographic, Time, Smithsonian and Islands Magazines, as well as 15 years teaching college-level photography and 7 years teaching photography workshops for Panasonic. Chuck is a popular instructor based in Santa Barbara, California, with a great passion for sharing the joys of photography with his students, whether they are a beginner or at an intermediate level.

About Chuck

Instructor Chuck P. draws on 35 years of experience as a magazine photographer working for a wide range of clients including National Geographic, Smithsonian, Time, Islands and Sail magazines. He has taught college-level photography for 15 years and photography workshops for Panasonic Cameras for 7

Sylvia L.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $43
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Awarded Flair Awards Designer of the Year from The Flair Awards
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sylvia L.

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Experienced fashion designer and illustrator of 9 years available to teach eager students of all experience, levels and ages! I adjust and build my lesson structure so students learn what they are interested in and want to learn, while building strong foundations of basic sketching in different mediums such as pencil, ink, paint, charcoal and mixed media. The subject of illustration can be catered to whatever the student's interest is in.

About Sylvia

Hello! My name is Sylvia and I'm here to help you learn a new skill or master it to a new level! I've been teaching private lessons since 2001 and am currently available to teach lessons at your home, at the public library, in my studio and online. I have loved helping my students with education cl

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William
I took my first class with Sylvia this week and she is a very good teacher. She helped me learn a new skill on first class by showing me than having me do the same tasks. She is patient, straight forward in her instructions and a clear communicator. I have signed up for 3 more classes because of my first class with her
Raphael
Sylvia is an excellent teacher. I was starting from scratch, and she was able to quickly teach me how to do numerous important tasks relative to what I was looking to accomplish. I recommend her without reservation.
Jessan M.
Sylvia was excellent! I came to her class with very little knowledge of the subject but she was patient and taught me step by step on the topics I wanna learn. She was very knowledgeable of Adobe software, professional and very understanding of my schedule. I am confident now on using the program after our classes. I highly recommend her! Thanks Sylvia!
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Paul M.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 to 60
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Paul M.

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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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Angela S.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks german, english
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Angela S.

5 Reviews
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Wokshops and lessons with kids and adults.
Exhibitions in different lokations and cities

About Angela

I was born and raised in Dresden(Germany),a beautiful hisorical city rich in architecture and art. After reciving my Bechelors of Education I was a teacher for the German language , mathematics and art for over 20 years. In 2014 we moved to the United States to be closer to our daughter `s family.

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john
Angela is an excellent teacher!
Katarina
Angela is such a breath of fresh air!! She was able to immediately connect with my daughter, at her level. My daughter ended the lesson so positive & excited ... she was eager for the next lesson. I could not speak more highly of Angela. Excellent!!!!
Birgit and Stefan
We had a great experience and our son loved Angela!
Angela had a very nice way to always motivate Eric even when doing extra German lessons after a long school day! Thanks for all the support Angela

Sergey K.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Russian, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA in History and minor in Political Science from Siena College
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Sergey K.

10 Reviews
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I been taking pictures for a very long time I also have my own photography business set up at photosbysergey.com and I can teach you hands on lessons how to take amazing pictures.

About Sergey

I am multitalented. At a young age I mastered the Art of Photography that was taught to me by my grandpa and Chess. I was born in Belarus and I am a native Russian Speaker. After substitute teaching then getting my first teacher job in NY I have started to work on my business and been very succ

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Anita
I was getting ready for a trip with my friends to tour all over in Russia this Summer and I found Sergey and he taught me a great deal of what I will need to communicate enough to get a round in Russia...
He is an excellent teacher Thank you Sergey for your great help in teaching me I know this will be a trip to remember thanks to you...
Patti C.
Terrible experience. Couldn't connect online, 20 minutes after start time called him and he tried to assist, but ended up doing a "phone lesson" which consisted of a question and answer time where I had to come up with my own questions. To conclude we were told to go out and take some pictures on our own and learn from experimenting on our own taking pictures of all kinds of things. We could then download them, send to him, and he could critique.
Not what I expected. Not necessarily his fault, but Going to ask for refund
Janet T.
when I made an appointment, I asked if Sergey was familiar with my camera and they said yes. It seemed new to him. But after talking about my fijifilm x100F, I am returning the camera. So overall I did like Sergey and look forward to my next Hour
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CD H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Hello! I have been a children’s book and games illustrator for over 25 years. I opened my art studio 8 years ago where I teach beginning/intermediate and advanced painting lessons. We paint animals(sometimes funny and whimsical animals, awesome landscapes such as views from Paris, beaches, the night sky, sunrises/sunsets and much, much more! I am a person that likes to have fun during my online art lessons and you will get to meet my two baby Geckos! I’ll see you there!

About CD

Hello future CD’s Art Studio Fans! I think you will be so happy about the pictures you will paint with me! I will take you step by step teaching you blending and different brush strokes to achieve our goal. I am a person that likes to have fun during my lessons. You will also get to meet my two ne

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"I am an adult student (33) taking beginner drawing lessons with Jessica. My interest/goal is to draw realistic portraits (maybe in a few years), but with no background, I'd better start from the basics, and I am so glad to have Jessica as my teacher. Her philosophy about how to approach art alone is already teaching me so much - for example, what's the correct mindset, how to really observe a subject, how to practice drawing even when I am not drawing.

We have been working on building up foundational skills and their sequence, which gives me clear understanding on what each small step means in the long term. Based on my interest and what I knew and didn’t know, Jessica would design each lesson with a specific focus in mind, usually around practicing a certain technique. Her homework (I ask for homework since I draw slowly) also reinforces those learnings. I feel more confident with each lesson, and my progress is noticeable.

Also, she is incredibly encouraging, patient, and generous. I never feel judged or self-conscious practicing techniques in front of her (often clumsily) or showing her my new drawings. She always gives thorough feedback and encouraging words. Overall, she gives me confidence on my journey, and that is much needed for an adult student who didn’t have the chance to start when younger. Best teacher ever!"
Sizhan
Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
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"Keep the brushes wet, make every stroke count! Very patient - you’ve just got to do it. Been invaluable in guiding the composition - he can’t hold the brush for you! For a “left brained” person like myself I need to get the “slap”!😄"
Chris
Took Oil Painting lessons from Dan L.
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"Her years of experience show in the lessons. Very easy to follow and learn. Great instructor!"
Charles
Took Painting lessons from Andrea O.
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"She’s very passionate about the history of calligraphy and the precision of its beauty. Wonderful teacher. My 13 yo daughter loved her."
Peyton
Took Calligraphy lessons from Marty W.
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"Very good! Lots of (good) information. Very easy to talk to and personable."
Amanda
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"She's very nice and a great person to talk to as well, she's like a friend to me."
Daniela
Took Drawing lessons from Celina B.
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"Deron is wonderful with my 7 year old granddaughter. Her parents are in the process of divorcing and she is having a hard time with it emotionally. Deron is patient and kind and allows her to direct the lesson with his guidance. She loves drawing and she really looks forward to her her lesson time with Deron."
Sierra
Took Drawing lessons from Deron C.
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"HIGHLY RECOMMEND!! Ken is extremely talented in perceiving every student’s individual needs. When he gives feedback, it is not formulaic but actually tailored to the work I have done and the improvements I have made. This means that with each exercise completed, I am still learning new things about myself and my drawing instead of just repeating a technique brainlessly. These drawing classes have left a lasting mark on my art practice!"
Ting
Took Drawing lessons from Ken G.
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"Megan was very prepared. In one hour only she walked my daughter through creating an entire acrylic paint beach scene. My daughter enjoyed it very much."
Cecilia
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"My 7 year old love his first session so much that we are getting the 5-pack for the next go-around. Thanks Lauren!"
Nicholas
Took Drawing lessons from Lauren W.
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