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Kai Lun Q.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Awarded 1st Place in National Congressional Art Competition from US Congress
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kai Lun Q.

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I like to take pride in making my students feel secure and knowing and seeing the improvement they make within each session. I will be handing out a materials list prior to our lessons. Most students see a huge leap in drawing within the the first lesson! Class starts out usually with me giving a 1 hour demonstration on what I expect them to do as I cover and explain my entire process and thought and calculations that goes into drawing and painting. For the rest of the class I will be besides the student as they work giving them one on one pointers and as much help and explanation as they need in order to improve. Students start out with learning how to look and draw what they observe accurately by first working on simple geometric shapes such as spheres, cubes. We then will move on to Cast studies and after a few months of studying we will start on figures and portraits.

About Kai Lun

Hi, there! My name is Kai, and I can't wait to meet you! Spreading the joy of drawing and painting has always been a great pleasure of mines. Being trained in China's most prestigious and renowned fine arts academy, CAFA (China Central Academy of Fine ArtsI) as well as studying in Tianjin Aca

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Sergei
I had a huge coincidence by having a lesson with Kai in the Bay Area. He and I have the same point of view about learning drawing that helps me to understand his tips and instructions. It is a true pleasure to be his student, I was feeling like I’m detective who’s seeking for tips and clues and try to transfer all of that onto the paper. Also he is really good by explaining how to see simple shapes and figures in every object, how to extend an imaginary line and keep angles which did and will help me to draw more consciously. Highly recommend him anyone who wants to improve its drawing and painting skill.
Antoinette
Kai is the best art teacher I ever had, he is genuine and puts his heart and soul into making sure you learn everything there is to know to be a successful artist.
Emily
Kai is an excellent instructor and has left a tramendious mark on me as both a student and an artist. Kai may be young, but he has knowledge beyond his years through skill and ambitiously being self taught he has been commended on nationally. Kai in the fall attended FACE and was recently awarded a certificate of excellence from The Portrait Society of America. I very grateful to have worked with him and been walked through his very informative and beautiful demos. Crique from Kai is wonderful and facilitates vast and constructive improvement in skill level. Would highly recommend Kai!

Monica N.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Awarded Massachusetts Cultural Councilʼs Artist Fellowships from Massachusetts Cultural Council
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Monica N.

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Students learn different tools to help develop drawing skills and techniques, and expand their visual vocabulary. This class covers drawing fundamentals, as well as less conventional approaches to composition and drawing.

About Monica

I'm an artist specializing in drawing and painting classes for young adults and adults. You'll receive personalized instruction from a classically trained artist. My mission is to give Students the skills to draw and paint realistically, and express themselves.

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Val
I can't say enough about Monica. She is able to bring out the best in her students and allow them to express their talent . Her bright outlook and encouragement allowed me to grow as an artist. She is like an art mentor that will allow you to flourish.
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Daniel M.

87 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Russian
  • Awarded 2nd position in the Open Chess District Tournament from Municipalidad de San Miguel
  • Teaches students 7 to 60
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Daniel M.

87 Reviews
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I took drawing lessons many years ago and have been practicing since then. I can help you get all the concepts and foundations to continue mastering this skill.

About Daniel

I love teaching, I can teach you at where you at and take you where you need to be. I only need a student with the desire to learn and to practice. I like to help students realize they have the intelligence and ability to solve the problems on their own, they just need the right direction. Nothi

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An absolutely great teacher. Is Always patient and courteous, and does a great job making sure everything is well understood in a problem before moving on.

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Mehdi N.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, Persian, French, English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Advanced
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Mehdi N.

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I support my students until they become as good as me, beyond the time set for our sessions with no charge. I care that you can enjoy your skill while creating amazing art that you can enjoy sharing with your friends, family, and even clients.

About Mehdi

I love learning to draw, paint, design. I am a professional Designer with a love for books and languages and sports as well. Design students can expect to improve week to week in all of their techniques. Every person has a unique way of learning; I teach students to release the imaginative potent

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zahra
Mehdi helped me identify my blocks and challenges in making new relationships. The effects of his training sessions on my life was extraordinary. I gained self-confidence thanks to his efforts and learned simple but practical communication skill.
ghazaleh F.
Mehdi always had his own creative ways to teach me. ]n the first steps he shows you how to see correctly in order to recognize your own weak points. He tried to relieve my stress and distrust in learning. I had the anatomy sessions with him and he helped me the most to grow smoothly. Thank u for your patience :D
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Matt G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Matt G.

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An artist, illustrator, designer, and animator with a bold and whimsical style, Matt's work across a variety of media bears the imprint of his agile and child-like imagination.

Matt has authored and illustrated eleven picture books for children, including his own The Adventures Of Edison Matthews and A Bright House, the latter of which he's currently developing into an animated tv series.

About Matt

MATT GEILER is an artist, illustrator, comedian, and musician with a passion for making people laugh. A virtuoso musical improviser and freestyle rapper, Matt’s live appearances are completely off-the-cuff concerts of hilarious songs made up from audience suggestions. He’s toured and performed his

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Tony T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Tony T.

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Did you ever want to learn art from a professional? what about someone who's worked at pixar? an animation studio? freelanced? i did it all.

As an illustrator it's my job to figure out multiple concepts for one idea. As a teacher, i like to believe that there's more than one day of doing something. With my one on one lesson plan and schedule, i cater everything to my student's specific needs. Most teachers do things strictly out of the book but then you don't share your wisdom, personal experience or technique that's involved. i stepped out of the illustration industry to continue a life of teaching. i want share my knowledge with the future generation of artists and help them grow to understand why they love to do art.

About Tony

Would you want to learn art by the book or, would you want to learn from someone who has experience being where you are to being a professional making it his life goal? I'm here to share my personal experience and knowledge with you as an artist. i started going to art high school, college and the

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"Deron is very patient. He teaches me different techniques from start of painting, to finishing touches. He is knowledgeable and can convey them clearly. He makes
the painting session fun and I like the interaction with him. Great teacher !!!"
- Anne
Took Painting lessons from Deron C.
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"I've learned a lot of things from Tim while working next to him. When I finally set a side some time for a lesson I was very pleased. I learned how important taking extra time with my values while sketching was, and to take special care of how the light reflects off of the eyes of my subjects. Just thinking about these two simple things instantly brought more emotion out of my sketches. Tim is a truly skilled illustrator and designer but more importantly he has a gift for teaching and working with others to achieve a goal."
- Josh
Took Drawing lessons from Tim L.
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"i cant wait for my next lessing i,v already learned shading and every thing"
- Melissa
Took Drawing lessons from David L.
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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. :)"
- Tony
Took Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"Sarah was on time and she did her homework! She uses a Cannon and have have a Nikon, she read the owners manuel prior to the first lesson, very impressive. She answered all my questions and looking forward to the next lesson."
- Ken
Took Photography lessons from Sarah L.
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"My son is a beginner in drawing and is a bit apprehensive about his drawing skills. I really appreciated and liked Margarita's approach, setting music to create a relaxing atmosphere for drawing, explaining the steps, and the foundation for sketching. I think we approached drawing wrongly and after the lesson I changed our way. We play music now (which he likes) and he is drawing more often and is more relaxed."
- Jovanka
Took Drawing lessons from Margarita M.
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"Great teacher!! She knows what she's talking about and teaches at your own pace."
- Jeffrey
Took Drawing lessons from Roya M.
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"I loe working with him he really is the best"
- Michael
Took Abstract Painting lessons from David L.
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"very helpful"
- gerald
Took Oil Painting lessons from Kai Lun Q.
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"Easy to follow. Great visual aids. Looking forward to next lesson."
- Carol
Took Drawing lessons from David L.
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