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Ray K.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $55
  • BFA Design from Abilene Christian University
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ray K.

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I am a professional painter and artist. I graduated from Abilene Christian University with a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Design as well earned my Master of Fine Arts from Michigan State University in Design. Painters can expect to improve week to week with my guidance. Every painter has a natural

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Kelvin L.

141 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Awarded 4th National violin competition from Poland
  • Music MA from University of Nottingham
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Kelvin L.

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Students will identify a place that is special to them and represent the place and what makes it special through words and oil painting
“My students love this program! Truly, what an amazing gift this has been to our art community! Never have I felt so competent in incorporating art integration into my curriculum.”

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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Cynthia P.
We think that Mr. Kelvin is an amazing teacher that is professional, kind and patient. He shows sincere interest in the student’s development. His instructions are clear and concise. He turns learning to play the violin into an enjoyable experience. Thank you Mr. Kelvin.
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Rita C.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Awarded Lio Pilla Excellence in Art and Achievement Award for Top Graduating Student from Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia
  • Teaching since 1983
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rita C.

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Hi! Are you frustrated with muddy and poor color choices in your paintings, the inaccurate drawing of your subject, and overall mediocrity? I will help you overcome the fear and frustration of painting with some sound color theory and drawing methods. You can learn to apply colors that are bold and fresh. As artists who continually learn, I believe there is no wrong in exploring colors, When we continue to paint, we learn what didn't work and apply what does work. That is how we improve! The more we practice in small steps and the greater our success!

About Rita

I have been teaching and painting since 1983. I am also a professional mural artist and found that my painting improved many years after art school. I was frustrated back then and painting seemed so complicated! Is that you? I figured out, with my own research, the freedom and fun in painting. Y

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John
Rita is a terrific teacher. She is encouraging and adds real tangible value to my paintings and knowledge base. I thoroughly recommend her.
Elizabeth
Rita taught my 3 children for 3 years. She is an outstanding art teacher- very patient and sensitive to their needs in their artistic development.
Rachael
Great teacher!

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Lindsay D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Bachelors of Fine Arts with an emphasis in drawing + painting from Pacific Northwest College of Art
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Lindsay D.

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While I'm a new/aspiring teacher, I hope I can create a fun environment where you feel challenged yet accomplished each painting lesson. I want to know what you're most interested in so I can tailor your lessons to your interests and goals. I'm happy to start with the very basics or help students who already have some experience. I have extensive experience painting the human figure, portraits, as well as animals in oil paints, soft pastel, and moderate experience with acrylics.

About Lindsay

Hello, I'm Lindsay and I would love to help you learn new drawing and painting skills or brush up on old ones! I received my BFA from Pacific Northwest College of Art and have been involved in various artistic pursuits ever since. I enjoy helping others and teaching is a career path I have wanted t

Dan L.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches students 12 to 85
  • Daniel fine art, illustration, computer animation from Spectrum Institute for the Advertising arts, NJ / Sheridan College, Canada
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Dan L.

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I have been a professional oil painter for 36 years and have taught oil and acrylic painting classes fro over a decade. I teach a casual, fun but serious style class. My goal is to teach the basics of creating a simple strong painting in a semi realistic style. However, my goal is to allow the student to develop their own individual style. Understanding the creative process is also key to making good art.

About Dan

My name is Dan. The only thing that I love more than painting is teaching students how to paint. I call my teaching method, "serious play". In other words, I want the students to learn something of value during each class, but also to enjoy the creative process that is key to making a successful p

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Chris W.
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”!😄
Scott
Terrible! Missed an appointment, limited knowledge, poor teaching skills. Would avoid..
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Angelia W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2001
  • MFA from Academy of Art University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Angelia W.

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Experienced teacher of 10 years, specializing in the beginner-intermediate art student! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be creating in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of basic art and design techniques, and more. Let's get started!

About Angelia

“Art is my breath, my passion, within it you see me.” I have always enjoyed art as a venue for my ideas and dreams. I want to share my passion for art with others who enjoy the beauty of interpretation. My art and creation is generally created through paintings as I enjoy the expression through o

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"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."
Antoinette
Took Oil Painting lessons from Kai Lun Q.
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"I really enjoyed my first oil lesson. Megan is very knowledgeable and teaches in a way that is easy to understand. I feel like I can achieve my goals under Megan’s teaching skills."
Carolee Johnson
Took Oil Painting lessons from Megan R.
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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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"Kai is a masterful painting instructor who is immensely skilled with his craft. His philosophy in painting is very inspiring, and has long stayed with me in my career as an artist. Unlike professors in art colleges, Kai gives informative demos, and in all honesty has taught me more technical skills than my art college (and most other art colleges) did alone. I would definitely recommend Kai to any artist/painter (both new and experienced) out there, he’s both professional and approachable as an instructor."
Natalie
Took Oil Painting lessons from Kai Lun Q.
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"Megan was a wonderful teacher! I had 1.5 hours for a lesson and felt I learned so much. I am a beginner and she taught in a clear and concise way. I would recommend."
Katie Miller
Took Oil Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Rita is a terrific teacher. She is encouraging and adds real tangible value to my paintings and knowledge base. I thoroughly recommend her."
John
Took Oil Painting lessons from Rita C.
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"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!"
Emily
Took Oil Painting lessons from Kai Lun Q.
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"My three boys (ages 11-15) loved working with Tori. We still have the block print-making pieces, paintings and charcoal drawings displayed in our kitchen. Their favorite project was creating plaster casts of their own faces. Tori is very thoughtful, patient and has a great zen energy. I highly recommend Tori!"
Lisa
Took Oil Painting lessons from Tori P.
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"Kai is a exceptionally talented painter and colleague who is familiar with the craft of traditional technique, especially in the art of Alla Prima. Anyone who attends his class will be amazed by his atmosphere and enthusiasm in his art. If you wish to take a glance into the process of making traditional painting, Kai is the shoulder you should be looking over to."
Samuel
Took Oil Painting lessons from Kai Lun Q.
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"I didn’t expect to learn that much from an online lesson. She is amazing and puts immense amount in preparation for sessions by providing videos , demos to give me ideas and incentives for learning . I never thought some one can portray concepts so well on line ."
Mike
Took Oil Painting lessons from Roya M.
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