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David Z.

8 Reviews
West Chicago, IL
Starting at $59
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from The Alzheimer's Association Illinois Chapter
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David Z.

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• Use materials such as pens and ink, watercolors, charcoal and oil to create artwork.
• Confer with clients and other interested parties regarding the nature and content of artwork to be produced.
• Explain and demonstrate artistic techniques for clients of all ages.
• Collaborate, gather materials and design curriculum for art workshops in the community:
o Charcoal Over Watercolor Workshop
o Watercolor Workshop
o Acrylic Painting Workshop
o Self-Portraits in Charcoal Workshop
o Mixed Media Black Ink Over Gouache Workshop
o Oil Pastel Workshop “Beekle, The Imaginary Friend”

• Providing professional framing services for art workshop clientele
• Art brokering and marketing art material at various shows including:
o Art Show- Prairie Arts Festival, Schaumburg, 5-28-2017
• Sales, Murals Advertising and Promotional Artwork

About David

Dedicated art professional with 18 years of experience in creating artwork utilizing various medias. In my early years I worked as an outsider artist giving watercolor lessons for Susan Edwards of the artist place called "The Art Attack in Sycamore Illinois. After some years of painting and display

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Daniel
Had a great lesson with David, Decided to purchase a few hour one time lesson to paint a picture with my wife. David did a great job. I was very happy how he accommodated us and the time he put in before the lesson.
Michelle C.
David explains well to what needs improvement and is very constructive to what needs to be done. I’m learning so much. It’s exciting
Karin
David is very experienced and knowledgeable for many art forms. And is very personable also.
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Timothy K.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Drawing & Oil painting from New Masters School of Art
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Timothy K.

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Do you want to paint like Rembrandt? Do you want to be the next Van Gogh? Or maybe you want to be able to paint a portrait of your family dog! Well, these are the online classes for you! My name is Timothy and I have been oil painting for 25 years. I enjoy sharing my art experience with others, no matter what age, no matter where you are beginning. I can begin with the simplest subject matter in painting, and advance you into more advanced subject matter such as portraiture and painting from life. My training is a balance of self taught instruction and my art teacher, John Gordon, the designer of the Green Bay Packers logo!
What are you waiting for? Now is the time to cultivate your inner artist and use your artistic talents like never before. Contact me and let’s get the ball rolling.

About Timothy

I am a fun-loving art teacher who is looking for art students of all ages who want to learn, learn, learn! I enjoy sharing my experiences with you as I draw and paint, you can learn from my successes and my mistakes as an artist. To begin, I will ask you one thing: what is your goal and how far you

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Isanita ..
Tim is very knowledgeable about anatomy. He always started on time which was a plus. He provided some guidance but it didn’t feel like a lesson and more of a demo. He communicates pretty well but I would suggest asking students about things they like rather than making assumptions based on gender.
Crystal
He took time to find out what I was interested in learning and answered all my questions. He gave a great demonstration too.
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Layla M.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Fine Arts from North Carolina Central University
  • Teaches students 5 to 12
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Layla M.

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Like drawing and other forms of art, painting begins with technique and fun. I want to encourage a love for art and painting brings out that love and develops creativity. I graduated from art school in 2020 and immediately began teaching children online due to the pandemic. I am a published illustrator of children’s books and used watercolor painting to illustrate the books. I love teaching and seeing the joy others experience with art.

About Layla

Hello, my name is Layla Meyer, I am 23 and I am a published author and illustrator of children’s books. My first book was published in 2019, and is called ‘Rami, the Travel Llama’. I created all the pictures using watercolor paint and color pencils. I have been making art since an early age an

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Layla is a fun, engaging and gentle instructor. She breaks down the drawing process into simple steps to make it easy for the learner to grasp the lesson.
Teo
Excellent instructor! Recommend for kids who are budding artists or advanced.
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Christy M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Bachelors of Fine Arts from College of Saint Elizabeth
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Christy M.

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My students can expect to tap into all their potential learning to paint with me. We will explore multiple mediums of paint such as oil and acrylic. We will learn portraiture, realism, and learn to work with your own original style as well.

About Christy

My name is Christy and my passion is to help others express themselves using fine arts. I have an extensive background in many fine arts mediums, but my favorites are painting and drawing. I also sculpt if anyone is interested 😁 I am so excited to meet you my future student and help you tap into

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Margarita D.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks Polish, French, Russian, English, Bulgarian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BFA, School of Animation & VFX, Compositing & Visual Effects from Academy of Art University
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Margarita D.

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Margarita has been teaching art classes for over 15 years. She's obtained her art degree from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, CA.

* Remote learning: individual and group classes.
* Individual classes - 60 min/ $120, 45 min/$95, 30 min/$70
* Group lessons for a max of 4 students per class. Monthly tuition fee - $120/4 classes, 60 min each class.
*The art classes are designed according to Art University standards and curriculum, and best suit students with a big interest in arts. Each one of the students has an individual study plan assigned (taken into consideration the student's age, the level of art skills, and personal goals in art he/she wants to reach.) The lessons consist of an art lecture, an art project (drawing, painting, etc.), and homework.

- Art Exploration Class - The Art Exploration Class is designed for students, who would like to try different forms of art. The projects include collages, drawing, play-doh, papier-mâché, pyrography, polymer clay, ...

About Margarita

Margarita is a VFX & Compositing Artist and a Fine Arts Instructor based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the School of Animation and Visual Effects at the Academy of Art University, San Francisco, and an Associate of Arts Degree in Graphic Design.

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Sharon
It's such a joy to take classes with Margarita. As a children's librarian by profession I'm impressed with how well she teaches and inspires children, always a lot of smiles in her classes. As an adult returning to art I'm learning so much about the core fundamentals that are taking my art to the next level. Margarita is an expert teacher, kind, considerate, and dedicated to helping her students achieve and develop their potential and talent. I highly recommend her, and her classes.
Jovanka V.
My son is a beginner in drawing and is a bit apprehensive about his drawing skills. I really appreciated and liked Margarita's approach, setting music to create a relaxing atmosphere for drawing, explaining the steps, and the foundation for sketching. I think we approached drawing wrongly and after the lesson I changed our way. We play music now (which he likes) and he is drawing more often and is more relaxed.
Nandini
My daughter attends Ms Maggie's art exploration program. Ms Maggie is very patient with children and brings out the best in her students. My daughter has learnt a lot of techniques in art under her guidance and looks forward to art class every week. I'm so happy and grateful that my daughter has a wonderful art teacher. Search no further if you're on the lookout for an art teacher for your child.
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Noah V.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Departmental Award for Outstanding Visual Artist from Andrew College
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Noah V.

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With a beginner painting course, we will go over different styles and techniques of painting by using the elements and principles of art. Furthermore, we will use exercises to give you a deeper understanding of composition, color theory, color mixing, and more.

About Noah

Howdy! My name is Noah. I am a studio art major at Andrew College, but more importantly, I am a working artist. I am a published author and artist. I’m from Kennesaw, GA. I chose to go to Andrew College because of its work in the public art field. I plan to paint murals for my career, and I alread

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AARUSH
Excellent Coach. My 6 year old kid understand chess clearly with the movements in his first class.

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Average Cost of Painting Lessons in Chicago, IL

The average cost of 60-minute painting lessons in Chicago is $74. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $176 per hour.
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"So happy to have found Emilie! I work for a family with a four year old child who is extremely engaged in art and we wanted to find private lessons for her. Emilie has been extremely accommodating and very intentional in making sure we were ready for our first lesson. Will be scheduling more lessons and look forward to her being apart of my charges explorative learning!"
Ava
Took Painting lessons from Emilie C.
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"Best teacher for Painting. She taught my youngest child all of the intermediate level skills in oil painting, water color painting and abstract painting.

She also taught my oldest child (with special needs). I would recommend her."
Peter
Took Painting lessons from Deepali L.
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"Eileen is an extremely knowledgeable and patient instructor."
Melissa
Took Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"She is great and caring."
Sharad
Took Painting lessons from Jennifer V.
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"LOVE the way he jumped straight in and hit all the basics ... covering paintbrushes and the COLOR WHEEL,"
deborra-lee
Took Painting lessons from Joe B.
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"Deron is very patient. He teaches me different techniques from start of painting, to finishing touches. He is knowledgeable and can convey them clearly. He makes
the painting session fun and I like the interaction with him. Great teacher !!!"
Anne
Took Painting lessons from Deron C.
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"I've taken private lessons in the past, some were good, some not so good. I've always felt that other instructors followed a very generic blueprint during their private lessons. With Roya, I've never felt that way. The lessons are designed in a way that I felt as if I'm progressing as a artist. Do yourself a favor, and sign up. You will not regret it. :)"
Tony
Took Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"Excellent lesson planning. Makes you feel comfortable in learning at any level. It was my first lesson and it felt like I have been taking lessons from her for quite some time. Good balance of theory and actual hands on work."
SAUBHAGYA
Took Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Wonderful teacher. Learned a lot in our hour together. Will book more classes with her."
Judy
Took Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Cathy is a very friendly trainer. Her way of teaching is very easy and elaborate."
Alakananda
Took Painting lessons from Kathy S.
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