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Kelly D.

Denver, CO
Starting at $54
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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Kelly D.

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I have 30 years of professional painting experience that I love to share and revisit with my students! As an artist in Tv, filmmaking, and live events I have worked in an amazing amount of media and love to share shortcuts and explore new possibilities!

About Kelly

Hi! My name is Kelly and I’m a professional artist living and working in Denver. I think we are so lucky to live in a city that is jam-packed with all varieties of art and it inspires me every day. Hopefully I can pass on that inspiration and desire to create to each of my students. I would conside

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Deron C.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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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!
Sierra W.
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.

Emilie C.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $85
  • English, Asian Studies from Rice University
  • Awarded GRAMMY Amplifier Finalist from GRAMMYs, Recording Academy
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Emilie C.

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With 12+ years of experience, I have a long history of practicing visual art. Drawing and painting are some of my favorite practices, and I love helping others take what they see and express that through their own hands. Together we'll explore what it means to perceive and express through creative visual means!

About Emilie

Hello! I'm Mesmi, owner of my own studio, a boutique multimedia house that provides personalized music/audio services, visual work and artist consultation. Specialties include all types of writing (songwriting, branding, etc.), vocal production, art direction and independent music strategy. As

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Krista M.
I really enjoyed lessons with Emilie! She is well organized and has a clear lesson plan for each session, with follow up homework and exercises. I learned so much about technique and the "how to" of drawing. Everything she put together was appropriate for my level and included exercises that challenged me to improve. I could tell Emilie is well trained and skilled at drawing. She is also very nice and I felt relaxed and comfortable with her. Her studio is warm and inviting. Overall it was a great experience and I am looking forward to taking some additional lessons with Emilie!
Ava C.
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!

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Maggie G.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Awarded Teaching Excellence from Iowa State University
  • MFA in Graphic Design from Iowa State University
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Maggie G.

3 Reviews
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We'll go over drawing and painting techniques. Open Canvas software preferred, and drawing tablet is required. We can also use Photoshop.

About Maggie

I have been teaching violin for several years. Due to COVID, I switched to Zoom lessons this year, and it has been surprisingly awesome! Anything I teach in person translates to Zoom, and this makes learning the violin more accessible than ever. I teach using the Suzuki Method and See Saw exerci

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Liz
Maggie gave me violin lessons way back when I was in high school, and when I decided to pick up my violin again as an adult, Maggie was the first person I thought of to call. I don't know where I would be as a student without Maggie's patient, consistent, and thoughtful teaching style. I have ADHD and carry a lot of insecurities from childhood about my ability to stick with an instrument, and Maggie meets me where I am every single time. Maggie listens to my goals with the instrument and tailors lesson plans and teaching styles to my specific needs.

10/10 would lesson again -- especially for students that are daunted by the process of learning an instrument or who will benefit from a compassionate, trauma-informed educator who has experience working with neurodivergent students.
dex
Maggie is an excellent teacher! Super patient and great at breaking things down into parts that are easy to pick up and remember. I'm often a very frustrated learner, but Maggie has been amazing about encouraging at the exact moment it's needed (often before I even fully realise I need it!). Starting to learn violin as an adult was daunting, but something I had wanted to do since I was young, but it hasn't been the impossible task I thought it would be -- and that's definitely due to having engaging instruction that makes learning both challenging and fun!
Leah Jardon Juarez
I have been with maggie for 1 year now and she has showed me so much She explains everything so so good she does lovely complements she has patience I love learning with maggie she is the best violin teacher I have ever gotten she is really kind I have learned so so so much I would never ever change my teacher I love her 😊 I love learning with her she’s the best teacher! I know you will love her too!
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Artee D.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Masters in computer science from San Diego State University
  • Teaches students Male: 8 to 16; Female: 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Artee D.

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If you think you are novice but have a great desire for art(painting) you are at right place.

I can promise that I can take you to the point from where you will have the confidence to paint something that you haven't done before and a joy of completing an art work that you can feel proud of.

I am saying that because I have that kind of experience with my students who encouraged me continue my passion for art by spreading it across them and community. That's the reason l decided to register here so that I can bring out the artist inside you.

I personally feel that art is a mind relaxing technique and great stress buster. Why not learn something that will relax your mind and will add to your skill set. All age groups are invited.
Thanks !
Happy Painting 😊

About Artee

I have strong desire towards art and hence decided to teach, while, I myself exploring new techniques. I have done masters in computer science and was working as software test engineer, but took a step back to take care of my little one. During this phase I have did variety of paintings includ

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Sarika
Learning with Artee has been a great experience. I took watercolor lessons for how to paint landscapes and I learned so much. Artee always pays attention to tiny detail and improvements. Would highly recommend!
Ana
It was a great experience! I learned a lot from the teacher. She taught me beautiful landscapes. I really recommend taking lessons from her.
Manisha
Aartee is a wonderful teacher.. she is a very talented artist..I never felt rushed.
She was positive and encouraging during the entire sessions. She is very friendly and attention to detail.. I learnt acrylic painting from her. Her flowers looks like real flowers.. My daughter also took art lessons from her and she blossomed in her art skills..
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Charlotte L.

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

8 Reviews
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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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The average cost of 60-minute painting lessons in Denver is $79. 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've taken private lessons in the past, some were good, some not so good. I've always felt that other instructors followed a very generic blueprint during their private lessons. With Roya, I've never felt that way. The lessons are designed in a way that I felt as if I'm progressing as a artist. Do yourself a favor, and sign up. You will not regret it. :)"
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Took Painting lessons from Roya M.
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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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"I’ve been wanting to learn to paint for years but it seemed like an expensive thing to get into. Eileen provides materials for beginners which is really helpful because you feel like you can experiment more without making a big commitment. Her lessons are challenging but relaxed and her paintings are awesome and inspiring!"
Kim
Took Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"I enjoyed every lesson I had from Justin and I certainly learned a lot in two months. Justin is a great painter and his class is casual and relaxing. He gives students aesthetic space to create arts that cater to every unique style."
Marissa
Took Painting lessons from Justin B.
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"Best teacher for Painting. She taught my youngest child all of the intermediate level skills in oil painting, water color painting and abstract painting.

She also taught my oldest child (with special needs). I would recommend her."
Peter
Took Painting lessons from Deepali L.
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"She is great and caring."
Sharad
Took Painting lessons from Jennifer V.
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"Eileen has been great to work with online, therecreally are no painting teachers in my area who have the technical knowledge to help me out so I was really stuck. We only started recently but I’m learning so much faster now."
Vikram
Took Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"David is an excellent artist who has years of experience in teaching art. I have been a student for 3 years and I have come so far as an artist. David has taught me how to see the world in a different light. I have and would recommend anybody who has an interest in art to take lessons from David. He is able to take anybody with the passion to become the artist they strive to be. He is an amazing teacher!"
Courtney
Took Painting lessons from David Z.
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"I was a beginner and really excited to learn as much as I could about painting. Eileen started me with the very basics of setting up a palette, then we moved on to monochrome paintings, and then paintings with a full palette. She taught me the process of making a painting step by step was what I really wanted to learn. Her teaching style was a fit for me because she is both patient and skillful. She helped to bring out the artist in me. I am so grateful for what I learned and have taken that knowledge and continue to grow as an artist in my spare time. What also love is that Eileen has made herself available right me and I plan to take more lessons with her soon!"
Heather
Took Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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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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