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Kai Lun Q.

(14)
San Jose, CA
Starting at $60
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Awarded 1st Place in National Congressional Art Competition from US Congress
  • Teaching since 2015
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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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June 2, 2018
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.
May 10, 2018
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.
March 13, 2018
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!
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Lily S.

(38)
Watercolor Painting
Starting at $20
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Chinese, Japanese, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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I've been doing water color painting for years and would love to help you.

For the basics of watercolor you'll learn color theory, how to use paint brushes, techniques etc. The beginner lessons are more organized lessons and structured to go over the basics.

But, the more advanced is where you come to me with what you'd like to paint, and I'll give you techniques and tips on your projects.

About Lily

I've been sewing since I was 13. I've sewn things over the years such as dresses, pajamas. I do a lot of tailoring things too. I just love to sew, and I love teaching people to sew too! The way that I teach is to help the student develop their own style. I have students work on their own indivi

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November 18, 2019
Kay
Short lesson, but plan on re booking.
October 15, 2019
Travis H.
りりさん Is a great teacher I'm very excited for my second lesson! She's very focused on what you want to learn specifically and also helps you understand the basics. Sends you what you've learned so you can review it whenever!
October 6, 2019
Tori B.
She had a PowerPoint ready on the technique I wanted to learn.
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Isabela M.

(91)
Oil Painting
Starting at $15
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Romanian, French, Italian, Spanish, German
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Isabela M.

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Educated in Europe, I was always inspired by my teachers and travels to continue honing my artistic skills. With practice, anybody can develop their own style, and I believe it's my duty to pass on the knowledge that was instilled in me as a young artist.

Expression of one's soul in art may be sometimes stronger than words, something that psychologists have proven for years.

"Sip and paint" classes are available for groups.

About Isabela

Before reading about me, I'd like to share up front the honor that my newest student, R., has brought to me by choosing to learn Romanian. Nothing special so far except that he is 100 years old!!!! Yes, you read that correctly: a century old. He is the outmost inspiring person in my life by teachin

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November 27, 2019
Nathan
Warm and enthusiastic even with slower learners (i. e. Me)
More simple conversation may be of help.
November 19, 2019
Jessica F.
Isabela is so engaging and her lessons are very well structured. She moves the lesson along like a conversation, it flows and feels like you are learning while chatting. I'm am looking forward to my next lesson.
October 20, 2019
Cathy
Thank you for my father’s lesson on the Romanian culture today. Always interesting!

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Richard G.

(4)
Photography
Starting at $30
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students Male: 6 to 80; Female: 6 to 70
  • Bachelor of Arts, Communications from Rowan University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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30 Years experience. Areas: Editorial - Magazine, Photojournalism, News - Covers, Features, Lifestyle, Concert, Photo/Digital Illustration. Commercial, VIP, Celebrity, Red Carpet, Real Estate, Event.

I can cover just the photo/camera end for you. And, or, can teach you the digital computer skills you need to bring you images to the next level.

I will teach you how to reveal your own photographic "eye". That is, now to use the camera as an extension of your expression, how to take what you see, and put inside a frame.

I teach photography concepts from the art form, and from basic through advanced technical and aesthetic.

You will learn how a camera lens is much much more than just a zoom closer/farther tool for your scene. The lens you choose is vital towards helping you achieve the vision you are bringing to your work. Camera exposure is similar.

I will also teach you how to "see" your scene or subject as "values" of shades of black, white, and the grays between. This ...

About Richard

I can't wait to work with you! I am passionate about the subjects I teach, and find nothing can compare to seeing a student "get it", so they may too enjoy the passion that comes from learning and doing something they love. Everything I teach I've learned most completely by doing as a Profession

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August 2, 2019
Teresa B.
Richard is so patient and knowledgeable. I am very happy with our lessons. Because of my background with classical guitar he wondered if the fact that he doesn't read music and I am renewing my mind back into it would not be a good teaching set-up. Not at all. I now have an electric guitar and the five years spent playing classical, now fifteen years ago, did not give me a good foundation for understanding music theory unfortunately. I have a genre I had already picked out fingerstyle electric and now with some thinking my way through the basics I did have I still need to learn just basic strumming etc. I understand what he is referring to in music so we still speak in the same key. Also and lastly my daughter has a severe seizure/dementia disorder that is very unpredictable and our caregiver's mom just passed away so there will be times when I just can't do a week/day. He has been very understanding. I am smiling from my soul because music is my healing path for difficult stuff I couldn't pay any doctor/therapist to even call me back for. Thank you so much for your assistance. Sincerely Teresa
March 24, 2019
Rick W.
Richard got me off to a great start with my new camera.
October 27, 2016
Frankie L.
Hi Richard!

Thanks again for your time and info yesterday. I will email you soon, and we will figure out when we should meet for our next class.

Have a great day!

Frankie
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Esther N.

(4)
Calligraphy
Starting at $22
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaching since 2010
  • Bachelor of Music, Piano Performance from Wheaton College
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Esther N.

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I have studied and practiced various forms of calligraphy and am very experienced in these styles of calligraphy: modern calligraphy, hand lettering, brush lettering, faux calligraphy, and beginner Copperplate calligraphy.

See photos in profile to view my work!

I specialize in teaching students the basics of calligraphy and building the necessary skills to develop their own personal style and create designs that they love! I also teach Ipad calligraphy using the Apple pencil. In addition, I teach students basics of scanning and digitizing their artwork to create designs such as prints, mugs, shirts, greeting cards, and more.

If you’re a beginner, you can expect to cover the basic strokes of calligraphy and receive practice sheets and resources to practice on your own and develop your personal style. I will also recommend best supplies to use to begin your calligraphy journey. You will soon be able to create beautiful calligraphy handwriting and designs on your own!

If ...

About Esther

Hi there! I'm Esther, a professional pianist and violinist. I graduated from Wheaton College with a Bachelor's of Music, specializing in Piano Performance. Piano and violin students can expect to improve week by week in their technique and musical ability as they attend lessons and practice regu

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October 16, 2019
Blanca
Esther is the best piano instructor one can ever ask for. She is very patient and takes the time to make sure your child captures and understands everything. I would recommend Esther to anyone and everyone!
September 30, 2019
Diana
Ms. Esther is a great teacher! She was very patient and explained everything very clearly to me so that I could understand. I’ve had multiple piano teachers, but she was the first one that helped me really progress in playing piano and understand music theory. I would definitely recommend her to anyone looking for a piano teacher.
August 25, 2019
Julie
Esther is passionate and knowledgeable about music and she does an incredible job of sharing that passion and knowledge with her students. She instructed my two young boys in a music class along with 6 other young students. She was always prepared and taught the class a variety of musical instruments and the history behind each of them. She instilled a love for music and instruments, into my boys. We were sad to have her move so far away but the knowledge she passed along to my boys, is priceless. We highly recommend Mrs. Esther!
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Kelove Z.

(1)
Drawing
Starting at $42
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
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Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio
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  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
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I have been interested in drawing since I was 5, and if you are as passionate to learn how to draw, I am here to help you feel confident to get the basics down.

About Kelove

I am a communications designer, I graduated with a bachelors from Pratt Institute 2019. I went to the HighSchool of Fashion Industries 2010 - 2014 with a design garment shown on WWD Magazine my senior year. I have always been interested in different art forms, like drawing, painting, sewing, music,

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October 18, 2019
Wendy K.
Kelove is professional, knowledgeable, patient and well versed.
She reflects the best That TakeLessons can offer.

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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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"Brendan is a great instructor! I've taken both painting and drawing lessons with Brendan and I've learned more from taking a few lessons with him then I thought I could learn in a year! His lessons are both fun and insightful with his teaching methods combining expressionist style and technical skills. You can tell he's passionate about teaching you how to learn and discover on your own and he's always encouraged me to take risks with my work. I can't wait for my next lesson."
- Lilly
Took Oil Painting lessons from Brendan L.
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"I found Chelsea online and loved her work. She helped me to better my technique with easy to digest assignment. Definitely study with Chelsea!"
- Benny
Took Painting lessons from Chelsea W.
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"We have had a wonderful experience with Ms. Tara. The kids enjoy her class and love drawing. Thanks for sharing your skills, Ms. Tara."
- Keisha
Took Drawing lessons from Tara S.
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"David worked hard to teach my Grandson the fundamentals of drawing and painting. David made the lessons fun and interesting!"
- Laura
Took Painting lessons from David Z.
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"I am learning so much in just my first session. My instructor Julie is amazing, very easy to follow and has a very upbeat and positive personality. I am very much enjoying this class!"
- Ashley
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Guiseppe is great! He explained basic techniques very well and make sure I understand all before we move on the next."
- YUSI
Took Photography lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"Maggie is a talented instructor. Helped me tremendously with oil paint color mixing and matching."
- Steve
Took Painting lessons from Margaret R.
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"Great first lesson!"
- Michelle Britt
Took Photography lessons from Joy S.
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"FIRST LESSON, VERY GOOD. JULE IS ORGANIZED AND HAS A PLAN OF ACTION FOR ME BEING A FIRST TIME STUDENT"
- Edwin
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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