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Kelvin L.

144 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1984
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Kelvin L.

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If you’re interested in learning photography – congratulations! Photography is a fun, practical hobby as well as an exciting career. Although learning photography does take a little patience, the rewards are certainly worth it. So, let’s start with the benefits of why you should learn photography.

- The ability to record special events like a child’s birthday, graduation or the family’s vacations with clear, focused well composed photographs.

- Never missing a picture of a special moment because you were searching for the right button or dial.

- Taking photos that you and your loved ones will enjoy displaying on your wall. By capturing your special memories in pictures, you can have a way to document and pass on these memories to future generations.

- Communicating through your photographs. A picture really is worth a thousand words! You can capture an expression that says it all. Or as we've seen in magazines like Time and National Geographic, you can shoot photographs ...

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

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Michele K.
Kelvin is a wonderful instructor! He is very patient, personable, and seems very passionate about what he does. I highly recommend Kelvin!
Chris H.
Great guy!! Very intelligent
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Tarin B.

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North Aurora, IL
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Tarin B.

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I am currently working in the industry as a freelance photographer as well as a retail staff photographer. I have been photographing for 6+ years now. My focus is people! Portraiture I focus on includes weddings, headshots, lifestyle, fashion, and photojournalism/documentary. My main love is storytelling. I believe if you have a medium such as photography, storytelling is not only fitting - but also necessary. I will teach you how to create a story with lighting, techniques, angles, posing, and context. We will be able to focus on our sitter and bring out the most authentic imagery that fits them and you as an artist.

About Tarin

I am a daydreamer, storyteller, and artist. I am a chaser of light, adventure, and the little things in life. I am a collector of all things quirky, antique, and vintage. Tarin has been photographing since 2012. Specializing in portrait imagery with a photojournalistic feel, Tarin has created mul

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Tarin is an amazing teacher. Having never done anything related to photography she taught me how to use a camera and adjust the settings correctly very quickly. She is very professional and knowledgeable.

Adeline H.

2 Reviews
Palatine, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks French, English
  • B.A. in Apparel Design from Dominican University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Adeline H.

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About Adeline

Hi! I grew up loving art, and then became interested in fashion and sewing during my teen years. After interning with a local Chicago designer I decided to go to university for apparel design. After graduating I had several jobs, one as a seamstress and most recently one at an embroidery shop where

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Angie C.
Adeline is a wonderful instructor! She is very patient and makes me feel at ease. I feel like I'm successfully learning and working toward my goal.
Beth A.
Adeline was punctual, friendly, and knowledgable. She communicated well and related to my 12 year old grandson. He enjoyed his kesson.

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Tim L.

16 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Digital Art & Design from Full Sail University
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Tim L.

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Welcome to the world of Photography! Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to gain an understanding of the basics. Basics such as the exposure triangle, how to compose and pick your shots, different uses for the tools found in Photoshop and Lightroom (post processing), how to effectively use lighting, and much more. As time goes on you'll be able to retouch and stylize your photos, to give them that professional look you have been wanting. All you need to get started is a camera and your eye. I look forward to seeing you and as always stay creative!

About Tim

Greetings! My name is Tim and I can't wait to get you started on the awesome journey of visual arts! I've been teaching private lessons since 2014 and have loved helping my students with the basics of creative problem-solving, understanding different workflows, and how to achieve their desired resu

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Adam F.
Tim was amazing. Its very clear he has a passion for what he does and truly enjoys teaching people.
Emily
Tim is Absolutely amazing! knowledgeable, patient, super helpful and a great sense of humor. I learned so much in just one lesson, I shall work on what I’ve learned and really looking forward to next weeks lesson and learning more. Thank you Tim.
Hayley B.
Tim was great. We went over what I will need ti be learning and he was patient.
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Stacy D.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Medical Art, Masters of Science from University of Dundee
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Stacy D.

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With a Master's Degree in Medical Art, you can be sure I'm passionate about all things drawing and painting! I love life art and drawing characters (realistic or cartoons/comics welcome!), environments, plants, and animals, anything really! This can be for the newest beginners, long time artists in need of some practice, help with school portfolio admissions, or just for fun to keep your mind sharp! I'm happy to work digitally or traditionally. Send along a message if you think we would be a good match!

About Stacy

I'm an Artist from Buffalo, New York and I'm super excited to start teaching and sharing what I've learned and practied with others! In 2017, I received my Bachelor's Degree from University at Buffalo in Biological Sciences with a Minor in Studio Art, and my Master's from University of Dundee in

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she has taught me soo much and she is recommended
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Celina B.

20 Reviews
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  • Speaks spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 14 and up; Female: 12 and up
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Celina B.

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Drawing is a skill, that anyone can learn! I have studied drawing for over 6 years and minored in visual arts in college. Whether you have experience or none at all, I personalize each lesson to maximize your growth as an artist.

About Celina

I'm a animator and digital artist who loves being creative and expressive through art. I have been teaching STEM and STEAM programs to children, teens, and adults for 4 years. These programs include, 2D/3D animation, computer programming, graphic design, digital drawing, 3D modeling, Photography, V

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We are very glad to have chosen Celina as tutor for our daughter. Celina is punctual, detail and patient. Nidhi thoroughly enjoys her class.
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"Julie is an excellent instructor! I am a beginner and knew nothing about my camera and she explained everything thoroughly. She is also teaching me how to take pictures manually instead of using my automatic button function. I am looking forward to my next lesson with her."
Christine
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Awesome! Learnt more in an hour than a whole term at Pcc. Can’t wait for the next one!"
Stevie miller
Took Oil Painting lessons from Sondra S.
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"Loren is a delight! She taught me how to create a beautiful floral painting step by step. She gave enough instruction to learn proper technique but gave me enough space to allow me to be creative with my painting. I highly recommend Loren to teach you how to create beautiful acrylic paintings!"
Charissa
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Loren P.
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"Sarah is a great teacher! She is knowledgeable and patient. Even though I have enjoyed taking photos for years I just never knew much about my digital camera and what it could do. Sarah gave me "homework" to practice what she taught me and all around it was a positive learning experience!"
Lydia
Took Photography lessons from Sarah L.
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"Wow! Jacob is incredibly knowledgable in both photography and Photoshop. He took great care to answer all of my questions. After just one lesson I'm definitely on my way to being a better photographer."
Melissa
Took Photography lessons from Jacob F.
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"Margot G. is a really good teacher. She makes her students feel comfortable immediately, regardless of their skill level and experience. My handwriting is not a pretty sight, yet I was able to create some fine examples of notes and cards during the class, with the encouragement and lessons offered by Margot."
Paul
Took Calligraphy lessons from Margot G.
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"We are happy to have found Kai on TakeLessons. Kai works with our high school junior on her portfoilio and submissions for art competitions. The weekly online lessons involve setting goals, conceptualizing, live demonstrations and live coaching. We were initially worried about the effectiveness of online lessons but it has worked out perfectly so far in the second month of lessons. Our daughter has already shown improvement in her technique, and an enthusiasm for the lessons and for the pieces she’s working on with Kai."
Jeannie
Took Painting lessons from Kai Lun Q.
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"I had the crazy idea of gifting to the girl I like a painting of her favorite flower. She lives in Shanghai and I was flying to over from New York. The problem was that I did not know how to paint. Because I had been so busy with work, I waited until last week before my flight to take lessons. Guiseppe guided me on how to approach my project and how to mix colors. Could not have done it without his instruction. Thank you."
Rodrigo Cortez
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"We just loved taking lessons with Margot. We have taken multiple classes (myself with my 10 year old daughter). She has wonderful people skills. She was very prepared. She is a super teacher. She has great interpersonal skills. Kids love her too."
Ronit
Took Calligraphy lessons from Margot G.
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"Danil is an exceptional teacher. He starts by laying the foundation. He's eloquent and inspiring."
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Took Drawing lessons from Danil G.
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