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Sharron J.

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Laurel, MD
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
  • High School Diploma-Visual Arts from Baltimore School for the Arts
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Sharron J.

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The most fabulous thing about being an artist is that boundaries regarding creativity are non-existent. The artist is always in a state of learning. Art is a progressive practice that takes time to develop.

Students will be introduced to the color wheel, basic materials needed, perspective, and the differences between realistic and impressionistic painting techniques. Materials are not included.

Acrylic painting lessons will be assessed based on the individual's current abilities and their goals. The students main objective is to learn, by painting what the individual wishes to paint (personal projects that sparks and continues the creativity within).

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For virtual sessions, the student will need to create a conducive workspace that will allow teacher/student viewing of art work in progress. The student will need a workspace with lots of light. Often, I will ask to see the students progress, so that I may be able critique and give advise on their work in progress.

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About Sharron

In my sessions, I am more than a teacher, I am a mentor and a counselor, I promote positive energy for positive outcomes. I am the Artist behind JFA Studio in Baltimore, Maryland. My resume includes graduating from the Baltimore School for the Arts and continued studies at the Maryland Instit

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Sandy B.
Sharon was so personable and started me with exactly what I needed. I've skipped over a lot of the basics when doing watercolor on my own and I'm glad to have a direction. Results will be good.
Suzanne Juel
Sharron is FABULOUS!
Patrick
Sharron was wonderful!! Her experience is amazing. She provides direction, practical tips, support all rolled into an hour of enjoyment!
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Sandy K.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Fine Art, Suma Cum Laude, Painting from Columbus College of Art and Design
  • Teaching since 2001
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Sandy K.

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Students can expect to focus on learning a good foundation. I am familiar with several different approaches when working with acrylic paints. They include but are not limited to; direct painting, graphic approach, building up of layers using glazes and dry brushing. I also sensitive to the surfaces acrylic is used on; paper, canvas, fabric, metal and wood are just a few.

About Sandy

I believe in the power of art to change lives. I have been working as a professional artist for several decades and I love what I do. My work ranges from murals to intimate portraiture. My resume includes National Endowment for the Arts funded public art projects, solo exhibitions and museum shows.

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Misti H.
I’ve only had one lesson but great teacher. Patient, answers questions, explains things well n
Ethan Z.
My son Ethan was set satisfied and would like to continue for more lessons with Sandy !
Seife T.
My first class with Sandy was very informative and helpful. I am looking forward to my next session.
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Megan R.

72 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $79
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • BFA Painting from Texas State University
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Megan R.

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Learn the best methods for painting in acrylic. Each painting lesson is tailored to your interest and where you want to develop skill. My schooling background is in figure painting, modern painting techniques, color theory and composition. I have been trained by masterful painters from all over the world and look forward to sharing all that I have learned with you!

Group classes are also available , just ask me about rates for your paint event!

About Megan

My background: When I'm not in my art studio creating oil paintings, I enjoy teaching others what I have learned in over a decade of schooling. I have trained with some of the top artists in the fine art industry and learned many of their secrets to share with you. My methods combine classical and

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Gary
Megan is an outstanding artist as I noted seeing her portfolio and some work she shared at the start of our lesson but a great teacher as well! Very positive, easy to understand, clear about next steps and gives homework to do on if you want to really dig in. Looking forward to the next session!
Hani
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I loved it it was challenging
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Erika V.

Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Erika V.

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My art lessons are tailored to my client's individual needs. Whether I am working with a pure beginner or an advanced student, I help all of my students reach their full potential and discover their creative voice. I teach both artistic technical and conceptual skills to make my students well rounded artists. I have 25+ years of experience making art as well as 8 years as an educator, with 6 as an art teacher. I have worked with all ages and skill levels.
Painting is my speciality but I also teach drawing, photogrsphy, simple sculpture, and printmaking. I have taught all painting mediums and subjects but my personal favorite is a little known medium called gouache! In my personal art I mostly paint landscapes, city scenes, and portraits. I love to explore mediums with clients and find out the best fit.

About Erika

Hello! I have been working as an art teacher for 8 years and I love my job! With me you, or your child, will discover their full creative potential through developing technical skill and individual ideas/concepts. I guide students into finding or developing their own creative voice and style. I have

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Elexus D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Fine Arts from West Virginia State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
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Elexus D.

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During our lessons we will learn the basics to painting so that you can create a successful painting. We will learn about key terms that will help you to understand proper techniques for painting. We will also learn about color mixing and start with learning the color wheel along with primary, secondary and complementary colors. We will then do a few exercises to better understand how to use these colors and how to make colors lighter and darker. Materials need for class: Acrylic or Mixed Media paint pad, Acrylic paints ( red, blue, yellow, white and black), paint brushes, cups for water, paper towels, paper plate or paint palette for mixing colors and popsicles sticks for mixing.

About Elexus

I am an artist, instructor, painter and drawer. While studying for my Bachelor in Fine Arts I completed a summer internship where I had four permanent pieces installed in a showroom, these pieces were stain glass and tile mosaics. Since getting my bachelor's I worked at a studio part- time for 2 1/2

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Allison R.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Allison R.

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I am an artist with over 7 years of teaching experience. I've taught children, adults, and artists with intellectual disabilities and Autism. During your lessons, I want to teach you the techniques of various mediums that interest you. Once we master the basics, I want to help you discover your own unique painting style!

For our first meeting, I'd love to get to know you and what your interests are. I can then cater lessons specifically to those interests as we build your painting skills. A huge piece of painting well is building a strong foundation in your drawing skills. These skills will be built into every lesson. Let's work together to paint from a place that excites you in a supportive environment!

About Allison

I am a professional abstract artist who is passionate about teaching others how to express themselves creatively through painting. Throughout my art career, I have worked with children, adults and artists with intellectual disabilities and Autism. With over 7 years of teaching experience, I have tau

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Taylor
Allison was an amazing teacher! I just recently started painting for myself but I didn’t know what I was doing! After taking a few classes with Allison, I have a whole new understanding of painting and being creative! She has helped me improve my composition and has helped me look my art in a new way. I 100% recommend taking classes with Allison, she is a true gem!
Nathan
Allison is the best! My son and daughter love taking classes with her! She is fun, smart, and really kind! She taught my them so much in just a matter of a couple classes! She is great! My kids love her and have been having so much fun learning and painting! It’s a great way for them to learn and have fun after school.
Anna
My daughter is normally very shy and doesn’t like new people but, she was very talkative to Allison. After one class, my daughter was talking a mile a minute! She had so much fun painting and chatting! She was so excited to be painting! I am so happy to have found Allison! She is a true professional and is such a sweet person! She’s great with kids and is a great instructor! My daughter loves her! I cannot say enough good things about Allison!

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"We enjoyed working with Megan so much this evening and can't thank her enough. We are receiving very positive feedback from our teachers. They were able to relax and enjoy and just have fun. Thank you again!!"
Gigi
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"So far - just great! Looking forward to next lesson"
Sina
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Lauren W.
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"Had a great lesson with David, Decided to purchase a few hour one time lesson to paint a picture with my wife. David did a great job. I was very happy how he accommodated us and the time he put in before the lesson."
Daniel
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from David Z.
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"I Highly Recommend Talin. She is a wonderful art teacher for all levels of students. She is patient, fun and always helps bring the students vision to life. You will be amazed at the artwork you will produce from spending time learning from Talin."
Noelle
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Talin L.
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"I had three other painting instructors before I came upon Megan's class and I will say she is the best painting teacher I have had and that does not come easy because I am a professional sculptor that has taught and taken many classes in the art field. Simply put Megan is at the top of her game and her style of teaching is one that most anybody will benefit from her classes."
Derek
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Sharon is the best art teacher I’ve ever had. She excels in explaining a concept verbally and then showing visual examples of it. With her positive and encouraging teaching style, Sharon guided me to better myself as a beginning artist. Her teaching technique is uncomplicated and easy to follow. When you take a class with her, not a single session goes by without learning something new. Without reservation, I would recommend taking an art class with Sharon."
Cristina
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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"Very patient instructor with a great eye! I am learning so much."
Audra
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Hilda R.
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"Loved it. Lots of basic questions answered!!! Perfecto, almost. A bit of a technical glitch on my end."
steve
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"A very productive and fun first lesson! I look forward to more lessons! Nicole is patient and so knowledgeable."
Julie
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Nicole P.
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"Sophia said, You are the best art teacher I’ve ever had!” She is excited for future lessons."
Sophia
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharron J.
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