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Popular Visual Arts Teachers in Westlake Village, CA

Irina L.

9 Reviews
Playa del Rey, CA
Starting at $75
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Awarded Love Mentor Series Photo Contest from Popular Photography Magazine
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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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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Gary
Had my first lesson last night to learn about night photography. I bought myself a fancy camera (Sony A7R4) and I had no idea how to use it or what any of the buttons did other than turning it on and having it set to auto. I didn’t know the first thing about photography other than point and shoot. Irina immediately had me change my camera to manual and told me to not use auto. I loved that! Irina also told me the lesson was going to be a lot of information for a beginner such as myself wanting to learn about my photography first. Yes, it was a lot to take in but, I can say that I left my lesson with Irina feeling way more confident about how to use my camera properly and I can’t wait to have additional lessons to learn more. Now I know the 3 basic settings of Shutter, Aperture and ISO and how they affect your shots and Irina even put together a booklet for me that explains the basics of photography that includes the need to know information on how to change settings depending on photography location, lighting time of day, desired effects etc. Fantastic job Irina and I can’t wait to learn more with additional lessons.
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.
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Maryam G.

1 Review
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $84
  • Speaks Persian, French
  • International Studies from UC San Diego
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Maryam G.

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I make my lessons fun and let my students explore their creativity rather than adhere to strict teaching methods. I even create a dedicated playlist based on each student's preference and play it during each session.

My focus in on teaching kids and parents of my current students have reported a decrease in their child's anxiety level, specially during the pandemic. One of my students who claims to be sporty and was not initially interested about painting, asked her mom after our 3rd session if she could have class twice a week instead of once : )

About Maryam

Born and raised in Geneva, Switzerland, Maryam lived in Tehran, Iran before moving to the United States at the age of 14. Her passion for art and fashion emerged at the age of three. After obtaining her Bachelor’s degree from the University of California, San Diego, Maryam decided to expand on her

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Sarah
Maryam is very sweet, approachable and patient. My 11 year old daughter is very hyper and has a hard time focusing but Maryam has been able to keep her interested for a full hour during each lesson. When the lesson is over, my daughter usually runs over and tells me that she can't wait for her next lesson.
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Kevina F.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Kevina F.

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Learning basic techniques and various application methods to create art you can be proud of.

About Kevina

I am in love with the Creative Arts and enthusiastic about introducing it to others. I currently am a Teaching Artist of Basic Music Theory, Baroque Flute Recorder and Flute. I participate in my local community by engaging as a booking/media/communications artist and teacher for non-profit Henr

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Amber
Kevina is AWESOME. I highly recommend working with Kevina.

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Seonjung P.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
  • Teaching since 2019
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Seonjung P.

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I have been studying drawing, design, and arts for more than 10 years. I have AAS degree in Illustration. I teach beginners, intermediate, and advanced students. I can customize the class to individual students, and focus on quality of each class. I can teach in various style to improve a specific skill that you want to work on! I can speak Korean and English.

About Seonjung

I am a professional designer and artist. I teach students who are eager and excited to develop their skill in drawing. Everyone has an ability to draw very well even though you are a beginner, and they have their own unique style. I can work on both creative class to strengthen your style as an in

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Darlene D.
I am very happy with my drawing lessons with Seonjung. She's a good teacher and so kind. I wanted to learn digital art. She is helping me with line art, color, light, and shadowing. I look forward to my lessons.
Jake
Seonjung is the most patient, knowledgeable, and kindhearted art teacher that I have ever worked with. It has been an absolute honor and pleasure to learn from her. With Seonjung's help, my fashion sketches have gone from being very unrealistic to extremely realistic. A++ for her
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Nicole P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Nicole P.

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Abstract art can be one of the most beautiful, and also one of the most intimidating to create. Don't be afraid! Abstract art is one of my personal favorites to create, and I will help show you how easy it can be once you know the basics. We'll go step by step through what makes a great abstract piece, and how you can get there. It takes some practice but before long you'll be making abstract pieces that are a joy to create. Let's get started!

About Nicole

I am a professional mixed media artist. My mediums include drawing (graphite, charcoal, pen, etc) acrylic paint, spray paint, oil paint, and more! I love teaching students who are excited to learn new things. I am a firm believer that anyone can make beautiful and unique art. Especially you!

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Emery
Nicolle is personable and fun to be around for starters. But even better she is knowledgeable about art and able to teach in a way that my ten year old relates to and understands and learns from. And to top it all off she is very punctual.
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Alicia H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1995
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Alicia H.

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No prior experience needed. All ages welcome. After a few lessons you will be amazed at what you can create. Individualized guidance to help you take your artwork to the next level. Create 3-D images with shape and shadows. Study the face and draw unique portraits. Create elaborate landscapes and perspective. Choose your learning goals and see what you create. Build a portfolio of artwork and experience.

I am a trained artist, teacher, and museum professional. I can help you create art and connect with your inner creativity.

About Alicia

I have taught in art centers and museums including the Institute of Contemporary Arts in Boston, Danforth Arts in Framingham, MA, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC, Historic New England, South Shore Art Center in Cohasset, MA, Umbrella Arts in Concord, MA, and the Museum of Science in Boston.

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"We just loved taking lessons with Margot. We have taken multiple classes (myself with my 10 year old daughter). She has wonderful people skills. She was very prepared. She is a super teacher. She has great interpersonal skills. Kids love her too."
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Took Calligraphy lessons from Margot G.
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Took Calligraphy lessons from Marty W.
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"Very pleasant , very intuitive , and very encouraging. He cares and tries hard to accommodate and customize his teaching."
Karl
Took Photography lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Wonderful teacher. Learned a lot in our hour together. Will book more classes with her."
Judy
Took Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"My kids loved her i loved her - whats not to love - she was only meant to have my oldest but my youngest also joined and a friend of theirs - Jessica was super accommodating and now has a super fan in my youngest who sat for two hours without getting bored - Thanks Jessica"
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Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
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Took Graffiti lessons from Giuseppe B.
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Amy
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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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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"Julie's expertise as a teacher is wonderful - she is not only completely knowledgeable, but she is patient and has the fantastic ability to explain the most complex task in language that is clear and concise for the student to understand. My experience with Julie has been so amazing and I have learned so much - she has definitely taken me to the next level. Many thanks Julie."
Kathy
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Megan was very organized and knowledgeable.
She is an excellent teacher. Very patient and explains things well.
I learned some new techniques and enjoyed her class."
Judith Kravitz
Took Abstract Painting lessons from Megan R.
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