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Brendan L.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $79
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Brendan L.

13 Reviews
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I teach beginner, intermediate, and advance students at any age.
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About Brendan

Hey I'm Brendan! I'm an Artist, Oil Painter, Illustrator, Teacher, and Owner of Aspire Art Boards. My classes offer an individualized lesson plan and an invigorating method of learning the processes of painting and drawing. We start with the fundamentals - this includes line, shape, proportio

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Jacob
Brendan is a lovely instructor. He provides a very casual experience but without skipping on the technical know how.

I was a more advanced student of his, so at times it felt like more a a collaboration, but i was still able to learn from him.
Mike
Such a great teacher! Brendan knows his stuff and his artwork is awesome. I learned so much from being his student.
Ryan
It's quite informative being taught Brendan. He teaches the nuances of painting without getting overly technical. His approach is keep it simple and fun. I highly recommend Brendan as an art instructor.

Kelly D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $54
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • 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

Lisa L.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lisa L.

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I hold a BFA in art/education and with 5+ years teaching all ages in painting (acrylic, oils, watercolor), printmaking, ceramics, and metalsmithing. I continue working out of my studio and sell my work online. I (along with my team of artists) won the Chronicle Award for Best Mural in Austin for the mural Le Bonheur Le Vivre on 24th St. & Guadalupe. I look forward to teaching you all about art!

About Lisa

Lisa has been a teacher and tutor since 2004 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home, at her studio, and online. Lisa received her training at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and Texas State University with a BFA and holds a current Texas teacher certification in grad

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Patrick N.
Great instruction
Tehila D.
Lisa was great the App didn’t work at all to connect
Kamy
She was a very good clay teacher and is very nice and patient.

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Dan L.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks english
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dan L.

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I have been a professional oil painter for 36 years and have taught oil and acrylic painting classes fro over a decade. I teach a casual, fun but serious style class. My goal is to teach the basics of creating a simple strong painting in a semi realistic style. However, my goal is to allow the student to develop their own individual style. Understanding the creative process is also key to making good art.

About Dan

My name is Dan. The only thing that I love more than painting is teaching students how to paint. I call my teaching method, "serious play". In other words, I want the students to learn something of value during each class, but also to enjoy the creative process that is key to making a successful p

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Katy G.
Been taking lessons for a while now and I look forward to it every week. Great person and great instructor.
Lawrence S.
GOOD!
Chris W.
Keep the brushes wet, make every stroke count! Very patient - you’ve just got to do it. Been invaluable in guiding the composition - he can’t hold the brush for you! For a “left brained” person like myself I need to get the “slap”!😄
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Jessi X.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $80
  • BFA in Animation from Massachusetts College of Art and Design
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jessi X.

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I most often paint with oils or digitally, but I am also experienced with acrylic, watercolors, and gouache. For my digital paintings, I primarily use Procreate on the iPad, but I've been painting in Photoshop since I was 13. Let me know what medium you're most interested in, or whether or not you'd like to explore more than one! Even if your focus is digital, I highly recommend doing some traditional painting as well; it will greatly strengthen your digital painting skills (speaking from first-hand experience).

In our lessons, we will build upon drawing foundations and strengthen your understanding of color and light by painting from observation (both from life/in person and photo/video reference). We'll learn how to mix colors and layer paint to create depth and dimension. The subjects you paint will depend on your own personal interests, whether it's landscapes, portraits, or something else; I will always give assignments with your artistic goals in mind. If you have little to no ...

About Jessi

I’m an animator and multidisciplinary artist who has been drawing for as long as I can remember. I graduated from MassArt with a BFA in Animation, but I also enjoy painting, illustration, sculpture, and photography. In addition to visual art, I like to dance and write poetry. During my time as a

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Brie
Jessi has been a tremendous help for my Design II class. They taught me all the proper techniques and was very patient with me and my extremely minimal amount of skill. Thanks to them I managed to get a much better grade than I usually would in these types of media classes (i'm so so so bad at technology) and I feel more autonomous when it comes to designing my own posters for shows.
Destiny
Jessi was always kind, honest and extremely helpful with her critiques of my work. Her guidance helped me understand key concepts in what makes good art and I improved so much because of it! I highly recommend her as a tutor!
Lauren
Jessi was a TA for my freshman year drawing class and she was amazing to be in class with! Very supportive, friendly and made the class a much more positive environment!
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Eddie B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $95
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • MA from University of Southern California
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Eddie B.

4 Reviews
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Age-Appropriate areas of instruction include:
-Painting Techniques such as Layering, Mixing, Washes, and Glazing.
-Understanding Composition.
-Understanding Color Theory: Opposites or “complementary colors” on the color wheel; Painting with medium tones, so that highlights and shadows can be applied easily. Using multiple colors equals “depth” and “interest.”
-How to Mix Paint: Mixing using the palette knife, brush, on palette, or on painting.

About Eddie

I am a Grumbacher Art Certified Instructor. I am an experienced and accomplished artist; I specialize in encouraging students to explore their own creative style while also learning basic painting, drawing, and sculpting techniques. For children and teens, I aim to focus on strengths, while buil

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Stefanie
My son has been working with Eddie since June of 2019. He is very patient. Highly recommend.
Stefanie
Eddie has been working with my son since June of 2019. Eddie is very patient and knowledgeable. Definitely recommend!

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Average Cost of Painting Lessons in Urbana, IA

The average cost of 60-minute painting lessons in Urbana 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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$67 average
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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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"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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"It was great! Deron had me pick out a subject and send him the image ahead of time. He had it printed out and ready to go when I got there, along with the paint colors, brushes and everything. Very impressed with his organization. He went at just the right speed for me and we actually made good progress. I'm looking forward to the next lesson!"
Nancy
Took Painting lessons from Deron C.
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"Mr. Ohashi is a wonderful teacher. He is patient, creative, and always considering each individual student's needs and how best to encourage and inspire them. In addition, he is a very talented artist and makes learning fun. You'd be very fortunate to learn from him!"
Jessica
Took Painting lessons from Ohashi R.
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"I haven't picked up art supplies since high school and Eileen was such a delight and was so supportive of my pitifully lapsed skills. Her studio is everything you imagine a Brooklyn artists studio would be. Would like a little Eileen sitting on my shoulder guiding me through life, like she did through my painting lesson. 10/10 will take lessons again."
Emily
Took Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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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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"LOVE the way he jumped straight in and hit all the basics ... covering paintbrushes and the COLOR WHEEL,"
deborra-lee
Took Painting lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"Roya is Amazing!!!! The first time I went to Roya, she asked me what exactly I wanted to learn, and really tailored my lessons to encompass all my interests and things that were important to me. She is patient, sweet, and THE BEST teacher I have ever had (that's a lot coming from an art major).

I have changed many private teachers in the last few years, and ever since I found Roya, I couldn't imagine having anyone else teach me. She is truly a golden treasure.

I have seen her teach to people of all levels, and she has been incredible with every single one of them. No matter your level, she will teach you what you want to learn."
Darya
Took Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"Mr. Ohashi's classes have been invaluable. I never considered myself to have any great talent in art, but I did have a great interest that, after some failed attempts and false starts, led me to Mr. Ohashi. I couldn't be happier with the teacher I found. With the benefit of Mr. Ohashi's patience, dedication, and sly sense of humor, I've been able to create work I am truly proud of (and which consistently surprises and impresses family and friends) that I wouldn't have thought possible when I first began with him. He is able to impart the fundamental concepts of painting and art-making while still encouraging me to explore a style that is my own. Seeing proof of my own development and increasing skill under Mr. Ohashi's guidance has been incredibly rewarding. I couldn't recommend him more strongly or thank him enough."
David
Took Painting lessons from Ohashi R.
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"She is very descriptive and is very good at teaching how to blend paint and use various techniques to master painting. I look forward every week to my lessons!"
Trina
Took Painting lessons from Megan R.
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