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About Tadej Z.

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Mamaroneck, NY
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About Tadej
I'm a portrait and documentary photographer, graduate of the International Center of Photography in New York City. I've been working on stories for newspapers, magazines and for non-profits for over a decade. My first roll of film though (I started with b&w film) was lame and completely forgettable. Actually, my first few rolls of film were completely forgettable. But with practice, guidance and looking at photographs my techniques and seeing improved. Family, friends and eventually editors started to appreciate my photographs, and I was published in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal
, and Conde Nast Traveler, among others.

I've taught undergraduate documentary photography classes at University level, as well as one-on-one tutoring sessions. Like my students, I had to learn camera settings, composition and creating an image that tells a story (and many other aspects of photography). So whether you hadn't held a 'real' camera before, already know something about photography techniques or are looking to work on a personal project, I'd be glad to work with you. My goal is to help you improve your photography. Though, I can't promise your photos will appear in The New York Times... :)
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Tadej Z.

Tadej Z.

Mamaroneck, NY 10543
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$50 / 45-min

About Moataz A.

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Stamford, CT

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About Moataz
I am a Freelance Graphic Designer living in Stamford, Connecticut. I love learning and teaching, like a lot. I teach languages, Lettering, branding, and the basics of Graphic design as well as the adobe programs that bring it to life.

My promise to you is that I will teach you everything I know in the time I'm given and provide you with all sorts of outside resources to get you on your way to fluency and proficiency.

I'll make sure to do my absolute best to get you speaking a new language from day one, learning a Design program immediately, or teaching you how to letter with the rules t
hey don't teach you in school. And best of all, I'll even show you how to actually make money with all of these.

I have a very unique journey into learning where I experienced many places and got a fresh and different understanding to the many subjects that I teach. For example my knowledge of multiple languages and travel to different countries gave me an added knowledge of linguistics that I experienced first hand and confirmed in books, so now I know how languages work, and can relate a concept from one language to another even if the languages seem completely different.

My Design work has been very general so I've done a lot of different things before I specialized in hand lettering, so I've done it all from advertisements on billboards to website design and development, to copywriting, to branding from start to finish for companies big and small.

My love for lettering and Calligraphy emerged when I started getting more Logos for client work and my exploration of type wasn't the best answer most of the time so I would letter everything myself, and the rest is history.

I am really passionate about learning and even more passionate about sharing what I've learned. I am efficient, I know what works for different people since I taught in classrooms and tutored way before I knew about Takelessons, and I'm most proud of being praised as a very genuine person. A very common compliment I get is that I sincerely want my students to do well. And it makes me really happy every time someone says it, and I hope that one day you see that and tell me the same thing.

Feel free to find out more about me and ask me anything you want, and I really look forward to one day teach you something that will get you to achieve your goals! :)

Just so there are no surprises, I raise my prices very slightly every 3 months, next time it will go up is on March 3rd 2017. The reason for this is because I get better and more efficient at teaching as time goes by, so that hour that you get now is much more packed with value than the same hour last year or last month.
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E Alberto S. May 11, 2017
· Arabic · Online
Great class. I learn more and more with every lesson, Shukran Moataz... !!!!!
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E Alberto S. May 11, 2017
· Arabic · Online
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Perci C. April 20, 2017
· Calligraphy · Online
As our first lesson Moataz began by explaining the historic origin of calligraphy which was interesting and helpful. He then moved to fonts and their importance and various styles as they evolved with the specifics of basic rules of calligraphy.
He is open to my needs as a student and knowlegable and responsive to questions.
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Moataz A.

Moataz A.

Stamford, CT 06902
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$25 / 30-min

About Joe S.

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Ridgewood, NY
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About Joe
Hello, my name is Joe. I am excited when I learn of new potential artists. My skills are well rounded and focused. I can teach you in many media applications and art forms. I am able to teach from basic drawing techniques to full Portrait art, Film & Digital Portrait / Fashion Photography and Image Retouching/ Manipulation. My forte' are Drawings, Acrylic Paintings, Charcoal Drawings, Photography and Digital image manipulation. I have been published in Art and Fashion magazines for my art. My goal is to teach you how to see the world around us as a canvas and cull your visions from it and recr
eate it to your desires. My goal is to have you gain a deep understanding of yourself as an artist and how to translate that onto/into your media of choice.
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Phaedra April 18, 2017
· Drawing · In home
He teaches my daughter, but I was listening to him during the lesson, he kept explaining everything to her, exactly what we wanted, a good foundation, finally!
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Chris March 22, 2017
· Graffiti · In home
Joe was very thorough in his explanations on the Hittite and art of graffiti! Had a great time during the session!
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deborra-lee October 18, 2016
· Painting · In home
LOVE the way he jumped straight in and hit all the basics ... covering paintbrushes and the COLOR WHEEL,
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Joe S.

Joe S.

Ridgewood, NY 11385
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starting at
$35 / 30-min

About Roberta A.

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Sandy Hook, CT
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About Roberta
When I was 30 years old, living in Sao Paulo, Brazil, I seized the opportunity to rediscover my artistic roots and took a class to learn painting on ceramics.

A few years later we moved to Newtown CT and I got the opportunity to progress beyond merely painting on ceramic. Besides starting off from scratch with clay, instead of bisque, the scope of work expanded and today encompasses many styles and varying techniques.
I first showcased my work to the public at the 2nd Newtown Arts Festival in 2013. I was encouraged by the response, and shortly after this show was invited to join Connectic
ut Clay Artists an organization of professional clay artists who collaborate creatively and intellectually, and exhibit their art collectively.
Since January 2015 I have been teaching ceramic classes to middle and high school students at a homeschool coop and recently also started to teach at the YMCA in Danbury CT.
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Nelya July 16, 2016
· Pottery · In home
Wonderful !!!
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Jennith K. May 24, 2016
· Pottery · In home
Roberta is very personable and professional. I had fun and learned alot at the same time.
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Roberta A.

Roberta A.

Sandy Hook, CT 06482
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$25 / 120-min

About Scott D.

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Port Chester, NY

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About Scott
Although beginning my professional life in the Information Technology industry for nearly 10 years with a degree in Computer Science, for the past 8 years I have been working as a professional photographer shooting everything from Portraiture to large scale commercial projects.

Photographing people however, has always been my passion. My work has been featured in many national photography competitions, as well as being published in magazines including Lucky, InStyle and Westchester Magazine.

I also facilitate and teach photography workshops on a variety of topics for beginners all the wa
y through advanced artists. My photo studio also provides mentoring services to up and coming photographers to help focus their artistic vision and keep their technical skills razor sharp.

I'm also available for computer tutoring as well to improve your technology skills and get you comfortable with the latest hardware and software applications.
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Ryan Thomas September 21, 2016
· Photography · In home
Stellar!!
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Scott D.

Scott D.

Port Chester, NY 10573
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starting at
$75 / 30-min

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