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Galina M.

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Starting at $42
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2004
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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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Brendan L.

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

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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.

Mayra N.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $69
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 18 to 45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mayra N.

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ACRYLIC PAINTING LESSONS

Abstract Painting uses a visual language of form, color and line to create a composition which may exist with a degree of independence from visual references in the world. Abstract art, non figurative art, nonobjective art, and nonrepresentational art are loosely related terms. They are similar, but perhaps not of identical meaning.

A Complete List of Painting Supplies that every Acrylic Painter needs

1. Acrylic Paints. Ex: Golden Classic Theory Color, a-z Acrylics, Liquitex [brands]

2. Proper Painting Brushes [I‘d suggest six total in a range of sizes: two size 2 brushes, two size 6 brushes, and two size 12 brushes. One of each pair should be a flat brush (with a squared-off brush tip) and the other should be a filbert brush (with a slightly rounded tip).

3. Newspaper
4. A charcoal pencil
5. A “palette”
6. Comfortable, messy clothes
7. A painter’s easel - if any
8. Canvas (or other painting surface)

About Mayra

Private lessons for all ages and currently accepting students! 30 yrs experience, International, Abstract, Contemporary artist based in San Diego CA. Available for eager students of all experience levels. "I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a st

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mzia
I love Mayra. She taught me a lot more than I thought in just one class. I have a painting that I will hang on my wall. Never thought one class would do that. She has great personality and great skills.
Elena & Erik S.
Mayra was very helpful. She had a challenge with us because we we're weren't sure exactly what we wanted to learn. Mayra worked with us and demonstrated some new techniques and ideas based on where we already were as (very amateur) artists. She was helpful, very encouraging, and easy to work with. Thank you!
Marilyn B.
It was a great experience meeting Mayra! She's an excellent teacher, and is a very patient, nice person. I learned some interesting techniques from her, and enjoyed my lesson with Mayra very much!!!

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Lisa L.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Bachelor of Science from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Advanced
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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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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.
Alizee S.
I can't wait for the next class!
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Swati K.

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Starting at $15
  • Teaches students 10 to 60
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
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Swati K.

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How to blend colors and how to prepare canvas for painting๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š
To play with colors its meditating for me in this time when we are at home

About Swati

In today’s knowledge driven world, science provides a passport to modernity, a guarantee that every human being has a right for better living and above all a sacred path on which all endeavors of a creative human mind can be achieved. After my high school I decided to take science as my stream of e

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Roya M.

55 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • Speaks English, Farsi
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 11 and up
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Roya M.

55 Reviews
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I have more than 10 years of experience in teaching drawing and painting in university and college.
I cover realistic style to abstract art with watercolor, oil, or acrylic. Also, you will learn a variety of techniques like glazing, impasto, and alla prima. subject matter can start with still life and continue architecture, landscape, and figurative art.

About Roya

My name is Roya. I am a professional artist and educator, and I’m a professor in painting and drawing.It would be my pleasure to teach you painting or drawing. Over the last 10 years, I have taught painting and drawing, including figure drawing and painting courses in universities and colleges.

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Lisa Hermanns
Roya is very encouraging and pleasant to work with!!!She picks wonderful lessons that address your interests and skill level. I look forward to improving my drawing skills and growing as a student of art!!!!
Andrew
She is very niice and patient.
Becky
She was just wonderful in showing me different techniques with each lesson.

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Average Cost of Acrylic Painting Lessons in Chicago, IL

The average cost of 60-minute acrylic painting lessons in Chicago is $75. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $122 per hour.
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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!"
E.J.
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Tabitha B.
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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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"Roya was great and very accomodating!"
Emily
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"This was my first time taking any kind of private art lesson and I am really glad to have gotten Giuseppe. He explains things in a very easy to understand way, and has no problem fielding questions, even if they stray from the immediate topic, which is great for my learning style. I will definitely book more lessons with Joe."
Joey
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Giuseppe B.
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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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"Stephanie is incredible!! I came to her with damaged vocal chords and she trained and taught me how to sing properly. Amazing amazing teacher!!!!!!!"
Nicole
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Stephanie H.
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"Sharon is an excellent instructor. She teaches a logical approach color theory through a series of assignments requiring a progression of limited color combinations. She emphasizes the importance of developing light and shadow to create and activate form. Anyone who wants to excel at painting will profit from her expertise."
Dr. Mike
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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"Aartee is a wonderful teacher.. she is a very talented artist..I never felt rushed.
She was positive and encouraging during the entire sessions. She is very friendly and attention to detail.. I learnt acrylic painting from her. Her flowers looks like real flowers.. My daughter also took art lessons from her and she blossomed in her art skills.."
Manisha
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Artee D.
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"Roya is a kind, patient teacher. My daughter learned a couple new spray painting skills which will certainly help with her high school project. Thank you!"
Heather
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"Sharron was an awesome instructor!!! She was very professional. She showed up early to set up for my daughter's paint and sip party. Sharron gave very detailed descriptions to help guide the amateur artists. Everyone enjoyed the personal feedback that was given. Sharron made our party a huge success. I would definitely recommend her services."
Shanon
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharron J.
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