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Popular Visual Arts Teachers in Chillicothe, IL

Melissa M.

1 Review
Dunlap, IL
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Music Education from Eastern Illinois University
  • Teaches students 5 to 18
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Melissa M.

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In our photography classes, I teach students just taking a brand new dslr camera out of the box how to use the camera in manual mode like a professional. We discuss technical aspects including the exposure triangle, composition, lighting and more.

About Melissa

I am a professional singer, pianist, and photographer. I studies at EIU with a Bachelors of Music, specifically voice and piano. Voice students can expect to improve week to week in their vocal technique. Every voice has a unique timbre; I teach students to release built up tension and apply found

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Friendly and positive!
Kate
Great first lesson!
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Jonathan "JC" C.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks French, English, German, Russian
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jonathan "JC" C.

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Photography is my big passion in life. I have been doing it professionally since 2003. I went to photography school from 2002 to 2004 in Paris, France. I have references, clients, awards, and exhibitions all over the world. I can teach groups or individually. People of all ages and all levels are welcome.

About Jonathan "JC"

Hello! Bonjour! I believe the best way to teach is to make it simple and fun! I am patient and dedicated to your success. -------- QUALITY FIRST -------- Everybody wants the best. I believe quality is the most important. I also believe each person is unique. Therefore each student should have t

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Chaitali Thakkar
This was the first time we used TakeLessons website to find a tutor for my son. We were a bit hesitant about the quality of teachers we may find on the site. There were many tutors for Photoshop to choose from but we went ahead with JC. His description of attention to quality and ensure kids have fun while learning is what attracted us to his profile. I must say, he lived up to the description in his profile and our son enjoyed the manner in which he spoke and how he conducted the lessons. I would recommend him for Photoshop definitely and we will continue to work with JC as our time and his time permit. Excellent Photoshop tutor!
Christina
Jonathan is a very skilled teacher that takes you expertly through SunYoga meditation. His guidance and humor has allowed my spirituality to grow boundlessly.
Kelly M.
Jonathan was awesome! He was very helpful and did a great job working through all of the questions that I had. I will definitely be signing up for more lessons!

Plus it was great to learn how to add my cats in all photos! A new Photobombing level of greatness!!
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Thomasin D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Awarded Finalist (2006 23rd annual Artist's Magazine Competition, Portrait/Figure category) from Artist's Magazine
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Thomasin D.

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Respected artist, Thomasin Dewhurst has taught Drawing and Painting professionally to children and adults for over fifteen years. An exhibiting and award-winning artist, with a Masters Degree in Art and Art History, Thomasin offers high quality lessons and workshops for beginner to intermediate/advanced students.

Private, group, homeschool and online art instruction is offered for children ages 4 and up, and for teens and adults.

Students of all levels are welcome and classes are small and supportive, catering for the individual needs of each student. Students develop their creativity by exploration and experimentation, while learning essential techniques of drawing, painting, sculpting and other methods of making art. Critical and creative thinking about the students' own work is encouraged.

In the classes I cover an extensive variety of subject matter and mediums including portraits, landscape, still-life, illustration, working with line, color, light & dark, perspective & ...

About Thomasin

Thomasin Dewhurst holds a Master's degree in Fine Art (cum laude), specializing in drawing, painting and sculpture. She has extensive knowledge of both art practical and art history. She is a professional and respected artist who has exhibited in the USA and internationally, both in group and solo

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Patient, kind, and talented! Our family has benefited from Thomasin's teaching in both art and piano for 8 years. Whether in person or on zoom she delivers clear instruction with encouragement while being challenging at the same time.
Highly recommend!

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Anthony G.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Bachelor Of Fine Arts with a major in painting from Tyler School of Art, part of Temple University
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Anthony G.

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Whatever your skill level, however fast or slow you want to go, I want to help you to become a better artist and enjoy it while you’re learning! What we cover in your lesson will be determined by your level of expertise. If you are just starting out with oils, we will discuss some important things to understand about the colors, mediums, how to set up your palette and some different ways of applying paint, etc. If you already have some experience with oil painting, we will pick up with whatever areas you would like to improve on. If you are interested in painting the human figure or portraits in particular, we can discuss some important ways to go about painting flesh tones. There are also some little known tips I want to tell you about that will be useful to artists of any skill level!

I will share with you any suggestions that I have for technique or different ways of approaching your painting that may help you with whatever areas you’re struggling with. We can focus on how to ...

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I want to help you make huge leaps in your skills to become a better artist than you even thought was possible! Whatever you want to create, you can do it! Private lessons can save a lot of time and keep you on the right path for your personal individual needs, where ever you are on your way to be

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Jeannette
Anthony is the drawing instructor I had been looking for! He genuinely is interested in connecting and learning about his students and knowing their background/ approach to art. His art class was very personalized to me, my artwork, and current skills so that I could learn from him the skills and knowledge I need to strength myself as an artist. It is a privilege to learn from him and I highly recommend him to students who are looking for a highly effective instructor that tailors the lesson to them on an individual level.
Thu T.
Thank you for everything i hope to see you soon. Bao
Thu T.
I've gotten to watch my 7 year old blossom with confidence in her drawing ability with Anthony's patience and guidance. He has a gentle way of correcting her drawings without discouraging her. He has given her the flexibility to focus her direction of learning, all the while bringing fun into their lessons.

From Bao: "It just brings me laughter when I start doing art lessons every single week. It was really fun and I've gone so far, there's no stopping now."
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Gus S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Teaches students 10 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1985
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Gus S.

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Learning to draw with the GusGraphics Method is a unique and very effective way to develop accurate and precise rendering skills. As a State Certified Vocational Commercial Art Instructor with more than forty years of experience teaching drawing and painting classes, I have developed a specific technique that works for students of all ages. From youngsters to seniors! I call it "The GusGraphics Method". Students will learn the basics in ten hours of online instruction and will come away from that experience with the ability to make accurate, precise shaded half-tone pencil drawings from reference photographs. Any photographs, including portrait drawings of family and friends.

About Gus

Hello! I am a NY State Certified Vocational Commercial Art Instructor (Level II) with more than forty years of experience teaching students of all ages how to draw and paint like a pro. Over all that time, I have developed a technique which I call the GusGraphics Method for drawing accurate and pr

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Roya M.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $44
  • Speaks English, Farsi
  • Teaching since 2008
  • M.F.A from NMSU
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Roya M.

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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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steve B.
Loved it. Lots of basic questions answered!!! Perfecto, almost. A bit of a technical glitch on my end.
JASMINE
Kind, fun teacher.
Edna
My daughter really enjoyed her lesson. Roya did very nice job of giving instructions

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Nolan & Nora
Took Drawing lessons from Kathy S.
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"My daughter, Sophie, who is eleven took her first lesson with Lauren this afternoon. Sophie was very pleased with her first drawing. She said that Lauren is a wonderful instructor and looks forward more lessons!"
Renee
Took Drawing lessons from Lauren W.
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"Joe is very patient and passionate about art. He explained everything I needed to know. He showed me how to use the right paint brushes and the right colors. Thank you Joe!"
Maria
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"Mr. Ohashi is a creative and patient art instructor. His classes are enjoyable and he is intuitive in understanding a student's potential, and how best to communicate technique with consideration to a student's unique style. If I encounter an obstacle, he is able to quickly help me understand and demonstrate with fun examples. He makes art engaging and relaxing, and is knowledgeable about the art community in New York City.

I really love Mr. Ohashi's artistic style and feels fortunate to have attended several of his oil painting shows."
I-Chin
Took Painting lessons from Ohashi R.
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"I've been fortunate to know some rare and phenomenally reputable Artists in my personal circle and Mr. Ohashi ranks as such. It's even rarer to find someone of this skill to also be a gifted instructor to adults and art teacher to children. For my husband's 50th birthday, I approached Mr. Ohashi after deciding to do a special family art project with our two daughters ages 4 and 6. The entire afternoon was flawless. From set up to clean up, each step of our creative process was relaxed and fun. He is also an experienced and gifted children's art teacher and all they could ask when he left was, "When is he coming back to do more projects with us?" We live in such an age where lasting memories are replaced with hurried instant gratification. We had a special dinner for my husband but those paintings we did with our small girls, will remain on our wall for, what I know will be generations. Not only that, we've been complimented how professional it looks and because we did it in the style of Donald Judd, it really pops out. You've no idea how many people have asked about our family collage work of art when we set up my daughter's virtual school sessions against that wall during the COVID shutdown. To have access to art instruction from someone with this level of caliber is fortuitous to say the least. I can't wait to plan another project."
Liz
Took Abstract Painting lessons from Ohashi R.
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"We feel that we totally lucked out with finding Jason who is a complete gem! He showed up on time and quickly inspired my son with the drawing lessons by having him draw Superheroes! So my son is having a great time with Jason who has a great way of giving feedback and steering Cody using a balance of instructions and positive feedback. Cody is definitely enjoying his lessons and I am seeing real progress. I feel like I did the right thing investing in these lessons and giving Cody a great summer with a wonderful instructor. I couldn't have asked for more. Thank you Jason for being so great at what you do!"
Cody
Took Drawing lessons from Jason M.
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"Irina is very knowledgable about her profession and so when she gives me specific instructions and pointers I believe they are the key to success. I have great admiration for her and believe she is amazing photographer. She is so willing to share her vast knowledge and experience of being a photographer and of being a business professional that I find it easy to approach her with any question, large or small, and feel confident she will have the right answer."
Paul
Took Photography lessons from Irina L.
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"Great experience...very well prepared and informative!"
Jill
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"My daughter has been a student of Hannah's for over a year. My daughter's talent has grown and developed quite a bit under her instruction. An added bonus, my daughter loves her! Highly recommended by child and parents!"
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Took Drawing lessons from Hannah R.
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"My teenage daughter is interested in drawing realistically and she wasn’t really learning that at her art class in school. She’s been doing a series of lessons with Eileen and the drawings she’s been making are wonderful! Of course I’m biased but my daughter has really been enjoying the experience."
Joanna
Took Drawing lessons from Eileen M.
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