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Deron C.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2003
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Deron C.

15 Reviews
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Learn how to unlock your creative potential and release the artist inside you while also learning how to paint.

Deron C. has been exploring oil painting for over 20 years and has been teaching others how to express themselves creatively with it for over 10. He will lead you through a creative process that encourages creativity and allows painting students the freedom to paint in an intuitive way. Paint what you see whether the reference material is a photograph or a three-dimensional still life.

If you've never painted before, Deron will guide you through the basics of painting, color theory, and the elements and principles of design while helping you exercise and strengthen your creativity.

If you are a painter that needs a little advice or direction TakeLessons.com instructor Deron C. will help you evaluate your work, answer your questions and provide guidance to get you on the right track.

About Deron

I am a San Diego native and have shown my paintings extensively throughout San Diego. It wasn't until several years after I graduated from UCLA in 1994 with a Bachelors in Fine Arts, that I really tried to show my work in galleries. Most recently, my work has been in shows at Project X Gallery, Th

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Kai C.
Deron was wonderful to work with and very communicative. My son enjoyed his art lesson.
Joe
Strong recommendation for Deron. I had a 2 hr lesson where I had specific things I wanted to do and learn, and he delivered. Very flexible in the lesson, and great instruction!
Sierra W.
Deron is wonderful with my 7 year old granddaughter. Her parents are in the process of divorcing and she is having a hard time with it emotionally. Deron is patient and kind and allows her to direct the lesson with his guidance. She loves drawing and she really looks forward to her her lesson time with Deron.

Nicole B.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $44
  • Teaches students 12 to 65
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Bachelor of Arts from Savannah College of Art & Design
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Nicole B.

7 Reviews
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I've been instructing small and large groups of painters for several years. I love to see people get creative. I've taught beginners as well as long as you have a little artistic talent (even if undiscovered) I can teach you to paint. In order to paint with oils, you must have a little experience painting so I don't recommend beginner level. You may be a beginner at oils, but you should have already painted before. I can teach brush techniques and various subject matters - Abstract, impressionist, still life, portrait (intermediate only) and landscapes/seascapes.

About Nicole

I love art and I am passionate about making things beautiful. That spills over into Graphic design, Painting and more: I have 20+ years as a graphic designer, photographer 10+ years, artist/painter. I have been instructing for over 6 years. All of my artistic positions led me to run a print shop f

Recent Reviews
Jordan
Learned a lot in a short time!
Mari
communicates well and patient for beginners.
Gerardo H.
Nicole was great, very concise and very easy to understand. I have learned a lot about web designing. I look forward to publishing a website soon, very exciting !
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Cody W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • MA, Art Education from Boston University
  • Teaching since 2010
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Cody W.

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As a professional artist and educator I will help you take your work to the next level! I specialize in teaching classical oil painting methods, including both the "alla prima" direct technique as well as the more academic indirect method. No matter whether you are a complete beginner or have some experience, we'll customize a structured plan to help you reach your goals. Take a look at examples of my work and student work on my profile and let's get started today!

About Cody

Greetings! I am a professional artist and certified instructor with 10 years of teaching experience working with students of all ages. I attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and also hold a masters degree in art education from Boston University. After teaching for eight years in both publ

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Eli P.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • BA in Studio Art, Drawing Concentration from Binghamton University
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Eli P.

14 Reviews
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Online Oil Painting Teacher

We'll be discussing color mixing and blending, dry brush vs wet brush, composition, color contrast, mood and theming, and more! How to properly use and dispose of mineral spirits, clean your materials, and the benefits of oil paints as a medium, etc..

About Eli

Hello! I am a professional artist and art teacher with 6 years of education experience. Previously I studied Studio Art at SUNY Binghamton. I've had my artwork hung in galleries, offices, restaurants and other venues around the Boston area. I've been hired for murals, book illustrations, private

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Felix
My 10 y.o. son has taken several lessons with Eli and he loves every minute of them. Eli is skilled and patient. I highly recommend water color lessons with Eli.
Hunter
Eli is amazing with my 10 year old son. He is learning some basic drawing skills while having fun.
Brad
Excellent teacher!
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Deron C.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelor of Fine Art from UCLA
  • Teaches students 5 and up
Teaching Locations:
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Deron C.

15 Reviews
Book Now
Online Oil Painting Teacher

Learn how to unlock your creative potential and release the artist inside you while also learning how to paint.

Deron C. has been exploring oil painting for over 20 years and has been teaching others how to express themselves creatively with it for over 10. He will lead you through a creative process that encourages creativity and allows painting students the freedom to paint in an intuitive way. Paint what you see whether the reference material is a photograph or a three-dimensional still life.

If you've never painted before, Deron will guide you through the basics of painting, color theory, and the elements and principles of design while helping you exercise and strengthen your creativity.

If you are a painter that needs a little advice or direction TakeLessons.com instructor Deron C. will help you evaluate your work, answer your questions and provide guidance to get you on the right track.

About Deron

I am a San Diego native and have shown my paintings extensively throughout San Diego. It wasn't until several years after I graduated from UCLA in 1994 with a Bachelors in Fine Arts, that I really tried to show my work in galleries. Most recently, my work has been in shows at Project X Gallery, Th

Recent Reviews
Kai C.
Deron was wonderful to work with and very communicative. My son enjoyed his art lesson.
Joe
Strong recommendation for Deron. I had a 2 hr lesson where I had specific things I wanted to do and learn, and he delivered. Very flexible in the lesson, and great instruction!
Sierra W.
Deron is wonderful with my 7 year old granddaughter. Her parents are in the process of divorcing and she is having a hard time with it emotionally. Deron is patient and kind and allows her to direct the lesson with his guidance. She loves drawing and she really looks forward to her her lesson time with Deron.

Nicole B.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $44
  • Teaches students 12 to 65
  • Bachelor of Arts from Savannah College of Art & Design
  • Teaching since 2013
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile

Nicole B.

7 Reviews
Book Now
Online Oil Painting Teacher

I've been instructing small and large groups of painters for several years. I love to see people get creative. I've taught beginners as well as long as you have a little artistic talent (even if undiscovered) I can teach you to paint. In order to paint with oils, you must have a little experience painting so I don't recommend beginner level. You may be a beginner at oils, but you should have already painted before. I can teach brush techniques and various subject matters - Abstract, impressionist, still life, portrait (intermediate only) and landscapes/seascapes.

About Nicole

I love art and I am passionate about making things beautiful. That spills over into Graphic design, Painting and more: I have 20+ years as a graphic designer, photographer 10+ years, artist/painter. I have been instructing for over 6 years. All of my artistic positions led me to run a print shop f

Recent Reviews
Jordan
Learned a lot in a short time!
Mari
communicates well and patient for beginners.
Gerardo H.
Nicole was great, very concise and very easy to understand. I have learned a lot about web designing. I look forward to publishing a website soon, very exciting !

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Average Cost of Oil Painting Lessons in Buffalo Grove, IL

The average cost of 60-minute oil painting lessons in Buffalo Grove is $82. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $134 per hour.
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$72 average
60 min
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"Dan is has a lot of patience and is very encouraging, I enjoyed my first lesson with him very much!"
Lillian
Took Oil Painting lessons from Dan L.
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"Roya is a wonderfully energetic, hands on art teacher, who has moved my oil painting from mundane to lively & exciting. My lessons with Roya are such a pleasure. The lessons are geared toward helping me grow in areas I expressed a need for, as well as filling in weaknesses which her expertise recognizes need working on."
Lee
Took Oil Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"Sondra was very kind and encouraging, but she also gave me helpful, honest feedback that will motivate me to keep trying to improve my skills."
Deborah
Took Oil Painting lessons from Sondra S.
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"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”!😄"
Chris
Took Oil Painting lessons from Dan L.
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"Roya is fantastic. Could not ask for a better instructor. Very good and caring. She has helped me with water colors, oils, and acrylics. I am blessed to have found such a wonderful artist, instructor, and friend.
Chuck"
Charles (Chuck)
Took Oil Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"Outstanding. Lesson and teacher"
Joey
Took Oil Painting lessons from Dan L.
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"I improved tremendously after taking lessons with her! Always look forward to her classes. Huge thumbs up.👍🏻"
Wei
Took Oil Painting lessons from Tabitha B.
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"Outstanding workshop! Dan is both a superb painter and a great teacher. He teaches painting techniques in a clear and easy-to-understand way. He shares his experience, artistic vision and philosophy in a way that inspires you to be a better painter. Fun and enjoyable...Don't miss his workshop!!!"
John
Took Oil Painting lessons from Dan L.
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"Eileen is an amazing tutor and she had been very professional and thoughtful even before the course was conducted by discussing the right material to use during the class. Her presentation is very detailed and easy to follow, she is very patient as well which made us very comfortable during the session. Definitely recommend!"
Karen
Took Oil Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"Amazingly patient and brilliantly talented !!!"
Jillian
Took Oil Painting lessons from Megan R.
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