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Brandie J.

2 Reviews
Willow Springs, IL
Starting at $55
  • Associates in Digital Photography from Harrington College of Design
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Brandie J.

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Hello, my name is Brandie and I specialize in teaching beginner/intermediate photography. I enjoy teaching this subject to those new to the field or those that want to further their hobby. My focus is on fine art photography so I am well rounded in the use of Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom for post-processing. Photography is an art form and can be utilized in countless ways. Once you master the basics, you can walk away with the confidence to photograph in any setting.

Color, composition, camera settings and of course post processing. I am also highly skilled in photomanipulation and composite work if that is an area you'd like to work on. Photography should be fun, challenging and rewarding, we can bring all three to the classroom to reach your full potential.

About Brandie

I have been a professional photographer for over 9 years and graduated with a degree in photography in 2012. I have a passion for what I do and love to share all the knowledge and experiences I've had over the years. I have a studio west of Chicago that can be used to demonstrate lighting and te

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Brandie is a great photographer and never fails to capture such beauty/realism in my photographs. I always recommend her when others are looking for a photographer and truly love her craft
Miranda
Brandie did a great job detailing all the steps I needed to shoot better real estate photos! I really liked how she gave me tips on how to deal with specific challenges in that field, I'd definitely recommend her!
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Heather T.

Naperville, IL
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts Design from Illinois Institute of Art Chicago
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Heather T.

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I can provide you with constructive critique as you progress in your work. This also helps motivate students to take a step back and objectively look at where they are now and how far they have come with their work. As a person who is constantly evolving as an artist myself, it is important to bounce ideas off of others to help you improve and get a better understanding on how to develop your own style with your art.

I enjoy the impact art of any kind has on society and others. Art can be used to communicate many things and in many different forms. Also art is subjective and beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Not everyone will love your art expression but it is important that you're passionate about your work.

I enjoy learning through interactions with others and the way they perceive their surroundings. My passion for art started when I was very young.

Currently I am the author and illustrator and designer behind a brand of children's products. My background ...

About Heather

Hello and how may I help you achieve your goals as an artist? Here are a few interesting facts about me. I have taught Drawing, Illustration and Computer Design courses at the college level in the past. I enjoy watching my students progress as they work through each class project. Your progress

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Galina M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Masters of Fne Arts from Academy of Art, San Francisco, CA
  • Teaches students 14 to 80
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Galina M.

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There is a complexity in the teaching of art that includes giving students the knowledge of different techniques in art, as well as teaching the process of creating, and the process of finding their own way in painting. Teaching art, for me, is not only a pleasure, but also a wonderful way to exchange my personal vision of life with my students.
I have 15 years of teaching experience in my studio and high education levels. I am a working artist myself and know the steps my students could take to study painting and express themselves in Art. The students will learn the elemental composition, color theory, use of brushes, different techniques, and movement in painting.
I teach beginners to intermediate artist in my studio and online.

About Galina

I was born in a time of the Soviet Union. I paint in oil and pastel for the last 25 years. I have been teaching private students and college classes. I had no formal art education in Ukraine. Russian Art History was part of my education in History at the University of Ukraine. The most influen

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Stephan R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Bachelor of Sciences in Computer Sciences from George Fox University
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Stephan R.

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I have been really good at drawing growing up. This is something I have always been good at. I have started drawing before I could write or even speaking, thus I get really surprise when I meet people who think they don't have the ability to draw. I get even shock when I meet people who are afraid of drawing. I believe anyone have an inner artist on the inside ready to be liberated. I believe all you need is a bit of inspiration.

About Stephan

Have you ever dream of speaking like a native French speaker? Would you like to write French at the highest level possible? My name is stephan and I have been a TA for a high school French class for three years. Feel free to shoot me a message if you need help with any grammar, vocabulary and speak

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Ashley Kaye S.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Art Education from Brigham Young University of Idaho
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ashley Kaye S.

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Abstract Painting is a fun way to express yourself through color. In this subject the sky is literally the limit. And the best part? There is no right or wrong! So step up to the plate with a brush and a palette of colors and get ready to relax and just have some fun.

About Ashley Kaye

Hey! Kaye the Artist here. I truly believe that anyone can learn to draw if they have the right attitude and the right teacher. I am that teacher! In high school I had a teacher who believed in me and helped me to foster my talents to the best of their ability. Unfortunately as is often the case

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Lily
My soon be 10 year old daughter absolutely loved the energy and teaching style of Ashley. As a parent it's great to see my daughter glow from what she learned in the one hour first class. Excited to see what she learns on the future!
Scott
Great introductory session, looking forward to learning more.
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Priscilla D.

51 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese
  • Teaches students 6 to 80
  • Teaching since 2004
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Priscilla D.

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You will learn all you should know about abstract painting, from choosing the right paint, paper, and brush, varnishing and creating a collage to creating a complete composition. I will assist you in creating abstract painting or mixed media art without spending a fortune on tools and materials. Plus you will be confident in understanding not only the technique like how to create texture but also your expression in this art form will take new life. Every class we work on something new. It’s great for the beginners and advanced students. The topics covered include Primer, Texture, Paints, Brushes, Undercoat, Dark undercoat, Dimensions, Details, Painting process, and more.

About Priscilla

Hello, I'm here to inspire creativity while guiding the students through interactive technique and skills so that they may find their own voice and be motivated to express it through the arts. I am originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and I was raised in a community here in the states infused wi

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Emily enjoyed the lesson and learned a lot
caroline
she always tries to help me improve while also encouraging me when I do something right and it makes me feel really good!
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I’m having great time in my lessons with Ms. P. She makes it easy for me to follow along with the materials and I feel that I’m actually starting to sound like a proficient ukelele musician.

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"By far, the best instruction I ever had in acrylic painting!! Joe is so talented and easy to follow. He gave precise directions and took the time to explain every little step. I highly recommend Joe as he provides wonderful lessons for the artist in anyone :)"
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Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"My first lesson was yesterday. Julie is very easy to talk to, which is great for someone as introverted as I am. She is thorough in gaining an understanding of what you want to learn and gives several “homework” assignments for you to work on before your next lesson. I’m looking forward to our next session."
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Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Tabitha is absolutely great! My kids have been taking lessons from her for 2 years and at the end of every lesson, there is a great art piece created from each of my kid!"
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Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Tabitha B.
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Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Jessica is amazing my daughter is taking drawing lessons and absolutely loves her. Jessica is so kind and patient and is amazing with kids. She takes her time explains everything and makes learning to draw fun. I would definitely recommend her to anyone from beginning to advanced."
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Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
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"Guiseppe is patient and is able to motivate and empower you to want to draw more and more. His lessons are concise and very clear. He knows tips and tricks that make the process much easier than most beginners make it on themselves. He alone won't make you a great artist but he makes it so you want to practice and that's what will make you better. By far the best money I have ever spent on Takelessons.com."
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Took Drawing lessons from Giuseppe B.
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Took Drawing lessons from Nicole P.
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"Joy was very helpful and patient. She answered my questions in a very understandable and clear way. I look forward to future lessons with her."
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Took Photography lessons from Joy S.
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"Ohashi's ability to communicate as an instructor is great! His watercolor technique is fantastic, in my opinion. I went to one of his openings in NYC, and it was really impressive. Highly recommend!"
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Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Ohashi R.
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Tyler
Took Drawing lessons from Giuseppe B.
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