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About Kelvin L.

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Bolingbrook, IL

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I have been teaching drawing since 2001..I am available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of drawing/painting skills. I specialize in wild life...
Students will have simple step-by-step instructions make it fun and easy to draw lifelike animal friends, Just start with basic shapes and follow the illustrated examples and they will be creating their own amazing masterpieces in no time at all.

About Kelvin
I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis.
I am very comfortable with all aspects of the current music syllabus, including teaching musical concepts (such as duration, pitch, dynamics, tone color, texture and structure) as well as performance, composition. I am fully qualified, with a Bachelor of Education in Music, Double Masters in music performance and education from University of Nottingham.
I am proficient in classical, jazz and Celtic fiddle violin and possess solid skills in piano (grade 8-13) Royal conservatory system.
Throughout my teaching career, I have been driven to help students achieve their very best. I str
ongly believe that music has the power to change lives – to enhance the social, cultural and spiritual lives of people, and serve as a profound medium of personal expression. Professional perform experience: The Chicago, Natalie Cole, Smokey Robinson, Three tours with Moody Blues, YoYo Ma etc....
The most important thing I look for in a student is communication skills, as well as talent. I like to nurture students and help identify their individual strengths, which is a key factor in shaping a musical persona that will make its mark both on and offstage. I do not advocate a uniform technique for all students. Physical differences and learning styles are always taken into consideration. Potential is as important to me as early achievements and experience. My goal is to help students become self-sufficient, discriminating artists. I discuss practice techniques often and develop individualized scale routines. I encourage initiative and expressive musicality as well as precision. Above all, music needs to bring obvious joy to the student, regardless of the difficulties.”

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I use Suzuki and traditional method for my students... for Suzuki beginner they will play a song in four days....

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In-Studio- Lessons in separate music lesson room, piano and violin are available. Students and parents will enjoy comfortable and clean studio environment with recent remodeled new hard wood floor and studio patio window over looking at beautiful garden. Free WiFi available for parents while waiting during the lesson appointment.
University of St Francis Joliet- can teach in rehearsal rooms at the university.
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violin, viola, cello, piano and guitar

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I specialize in Suzuki teaching method for beginners, traditional conservatory method for intermediate and Royal conservatory recital program for advanced level students..I also teach orchestration program to help students prepare their auditions for major symphonies through out the country including Chicago symphony orchestra etc...
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Anh H. July 9, 2019
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Angela A. June 25, 2019
· Guitar · In home
Kelvin is a phenomenal teacher of classical guitar. Our teenage son wanted to take classical lessons for a while, after having happily done a couple years with School of Rock. He and Kelvin meshed well, and I feel our son learned a lot over the course of a couple more years.

When one of us had a schedule conflict, we had the ability to do a lesson via Skype. Let me tell you, that came in mighty handy in the winter of 2019.

Schedule with Kelvin; I am certain you'll be glad that you did.
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Nailya May 14, 2019
· Drawing · Online
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About Marina B.

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Cupertino, CA
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Learn to draw using the classical realist techniques taught in traditional ateliers. In this elegant and inspiring primer, master contemporary artist and author Marina Bichinsky breaks down the drawing process into small, manageable lessons; introduces time-tested principles and techniques that are easily accessible; and shares the language and context necessary to understand the artistic process and create superior, well-crafted drawings.

About Marina
As a child of five years old I was brought by my mom to Gulyaev’s Art Studio and this famous Ukrainian artist involved me in the marvelous world of fine art.

In high-school, I participated in a federally-funded program for the Gifted and Talented in Visual Art. After graduation I won a huge competition and was admitted as a student of the Architectural department of the Kiev Architectural Civil University. In 2001, I become a student, hand-selected by the director of extraordinary Master degree program of Visual Communication, offered by Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY). In master classes, we learned from each other and worked with the best illustrators: Murray Tinkelman and Cris Payne, Dave Passalaqua and Sano Kazu (Kazuhini), Bunny (Alice) Carter and Bob d’Sey, I love to learn new skills and keep learning new styles and techniques
all the time. This love has inspired my beloved students to do the same.
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Lolly L. January 26, 2017
· Oil Painting · In home
It was our first class together so part of it was organizing myself. I look forward to more classes with Marina.
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Lucy October 20, 2016
· Painting · In studio
I've known Marina for a very long time and while I haven't taken any classes yet, I most definitely would recommend her to anyone who's looking for a good art teacher. She is a very talented artist and has a rare ability to inspire people to be creative. Her students' paintings are awesome and always make me smile looking at them.
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Lucy October 20, 2016
· Painting · In studio
I've known Marina for a very long time and while I haven't taken any classes yet, I most definitely would recommend her to anyone who's looking for a good art teacher. She is a very talented artist and has a rare ability to inspire people to be creative. Her students' paintings are awesome and always make me smile looking at them.
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About Alfredo E.

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Pasadena, CA
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In my classes you can expect to learn both the basics and advanced material:
-Painting realistic skin tones, composition,using a grisaille and verdaccio, glazing, methods and materials of the Old Masters, achieving a likeness in portraiture, accurate color mixing and matching, the use and preparation of painting mediums, translating what you see or envision onto the canvas successfully and much more. I enjoy teaching people that are passionate about art, regardless of their skill level.

About Alfredo
I am a classically trained artist and illustrator. I enjoy teaching people who are passionate about art regardless of skill level. I have exhibited widely in Mexico and the United States and also illustrated for magazines and books.
You can see some of my work here :
https://www.instagram.com/alfie_ripstein/
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http://www.echeverriaripstein.com/
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Alfredo E.

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About Andrea C.

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Corona, CA
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I have over 30 years experience with painting, sketching, and Color theory. My passion is to share my knowledge and understanding. I have been consistently teaching groups and a one on one basis for the past 3 years. I understand from an early age the impact art has. I specialize each class according to the need and desire of each of my students. I will creat an art platform so it will be easy to reference back to. My student I specialize are of all ages and beginners/intermediate. I absolutely love what I do! Let’s get started!!

About Andrea
Her talent was discovered by her mentor, her grandfather, also an artist.She had an eye for color. She could draw anything as an exact match. Eventually this amazing talent and passion translated into paintings. This connection with colliding colors is what initially set her work apart in shows and competitions and has led to a growing following of galleries and collectors alike.

Andrea has been featured in many publications in and around the art community. She’s donated paintings to many organizations in Dallas, TX, Riverside, CA and in the Orange County area.

She has since independently illustrated and published her own children’s book. Andrea has decided to follow her heart, her passion, and her dreams by teaching others.
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Andrea C.

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About John D.

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Las Vegas, NV
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Many people think they can't draw. I used to be one of them. Now, I know that everyone can draw, they just need to learn how to translate what they see into an image. We will start with contour, move into gesture, create the illusion of 3D form using value and color, composition and even create the illusion of space. We will use a variety of media including graphite, charcoal, pastels (oil and chalk) and even use paint. It's really lots of fun!

About John
Hello! My name is John and I can teach you to draw and paint. I am high energy, funnier than all get out, yet have a serious love of art. Let's explore not just the technical side of drawing/painting, but let's help you discover how to express your creative self!
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Beth W. March 19, 2019
· Drawing · In studio
Love the way that he started in the right position for me. The class flowed very Lacey and he's a very nice man
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About Sophia M.

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Spokane, WA
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I am a rising senior undergraduate at Gonzaga University, double-majoring in Art and Psychology Research. I am a longtime art lover and creator, and am eager to share my artistic skills and tips to improve your drawing skills and creative confidence!

Students can expect to learn the basics of shading, perspective, value, and line. For beginners, I aim to strengthen your technical abilities so that you have the confidence to "play" more with your art: to use fewer references, pull from your imagination and create more intuitively.

For more experienced drawers or simply those interested in jumping ahead, I am happy to provide more specific lessons on drawing the human form in the medium of your choice: graphite pencil, charcoal, colored pencil and/or ink. I also have experience drawing dogs, if this is of interest!

About Sophia
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I am an Art student at Gonzaga University. I love drawing people, pets, and quirky illustrations! I currently serve as the Editor of Gonzaga's Reflection Journal, the annual publication of art and literature.

I have sold small illustrations and signs at the my local farmer's market in Everett, WA for the past two summers. I also sell an array of quirky and whimsical stickers on Redbubble. In my work, I try to strike a balance between realistic commissioned portraits, punny pictures, and whimsical characters.

I typically find inspiration in interesting faces, childhood nostalgia, fairy tales, the Pacific Northwest. I am excited to work with students and embrace the mutual process of learning, growing, and finding inspiration in each other's work!
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Sophia M.

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About Jessica D.

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Sewell, NJ
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I have been teaching art and art theory professionally for 18 years. I work with each student individually--and craft a plan that works with your specific artistic journey. I teach all art, design, art history, art theory, philosophy and specialize in individual processes and portfolio preparation. I want my students to reach their artistic potential and aspirations while having an amazing experience!

About Jessica
I am a professional artist, writer, scholar, and professor. I graduated from Tyler School of Art in Painting and Art History and University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Fine Arts in Painting. I also hold a Ph.D. in Philosophy, Art Theory, and Aesthetics from Institute for Doctoral in the Visual Arts.

I am now working on a graphic novel and animated short film (writing, animating, producing, and creating original music). Both explore philosophical, anthropological, and art historical themes.

My students can expect to improve week to week in their artistic technique. Every artist is unique; I teach students to let go and begin to really see the world around them and inside of them. We apply foundational techniques in order to unlock their own individual vision. I can help any student draw with freedom, confidence, and expression. 

I teach art to students of all different ages and experience levels.

I studied painting, art history, philosophy, and theory. I have taught all arts, design, and humanities courses to children, high school, college, and graduate school.

I can teach students to draw, paint, write, and pursue classical excellence, to learn how to play draw realistically or in an abstract manner, or both depending on the goals and preference of the student. 


I love to mentor students who want to become effective, dynamic visionaries. 
My personal passion is contemporary art but I firmly believe that great technique is essential to any and every style. I look forward to meeting you and helping you to become a better artist!
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Jessica D.

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About Edouard B.

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Bloomfield, NJ
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As my student you will gain an intimate understanding of drawing techniques and mediums. We'll study construction, measuring, perspective, shading and medium selection. We'll work i the traditional pencil, but we'll also look at pastels, charcoal and ink.

About Edouard
Friendly and versatile British born artist. I've been working as a professional artist for 9 years mainly focusing on the human figure and portraiture, however, we'll work around what you want to paint, your style and your aims. With exercises and practice students can expect to see their drawing and painting technique improve week to week. Happy to teach all levels of ability and ages.
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Bruno May 30, 2019
· Drawing · In home
Cool teacher, really helped.
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Matt May 30, 2019
· Acrylic Painting · In home
It was my first time ever doing acrylic painting and Edouard was great! He was patient and, explained everything in detail to me, guiding me every step of the way. I had a lot of fun and I'd totally recommend!
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