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Sandra E.

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Photography
Starting at $100
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  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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I'm Sandra. I've worked with thousands of photographers and designers – from beginners to the best in the business in print, online and video formats. I've helped them find their unique route to achieve their potential. I'm quick, honest, easy to understand; I inspire you, show you steps and help grow. I can help with technical issues but my focus is on helping you see more. In teaching college classes, my main student comment is, "I will never look at anything the same way again."

About Sandra

If you just want to learn software programs or camera operation, go elsewhere. But if you want to learn to SEE and become a true photographer, Sandra is the coach to work with. Although software and hardware are certainly part of our discussion, software and cameras don't make pictures – you, your

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August 24, 2018
Mary
I wish I could give Sandra TEN stars; five are not enough. She's the best! She helped me see my pictures, and the world, in new ways. I was lucky enough to see her work with a variety of photographers, from students just starting out, to professionals who had been working in the field for years. They all had great things to say about her, and how she showed them how to improve their portfolios. Many of them went on to win contests thanks to her teaching. If you want a teacher that is easily approachable and very accessible, has a wonderful sense of humor, and will take you and your photos to a new level, do yourself a favor and contact Sandra. You'll be amazed!
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Tristine W.

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Photography
Starting at $35
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 to 65
  • Teaching since 2012
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With the ease of accessibility with digital photography I believe everyone should have the tool sets needed to make images of those memories set before the camera they have at hand. The magical nature of photography is this great mix of science and creativity and in the 16 plus years I have been honing my craft I have met many that have found the art form and flourished creatively. Join me for lectures, discussions, and tutorials covering the basics and advanced techniques. Stop just taking snapshots and start making images!

About Tristine

Photography and exposure basics, studio photography, and more. I am your go to photo learning gal! Studying photography since early 2000, Tristine has a base of knowledge that is rooted in traditional film photography that has grown and adapted alongside the development of digital photography.

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Mayra N.

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Watercolor Painting
Starting at $69
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors of Arts in Applied Arts and Sciences emphasis Graphic Design from San Diego State University
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WATERCOLOR 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 Beginning Watercolor Painter needs

1. Favorite brands Daniel Smith Water-Soluble Oil Paints & Mediums, and Holbein Duo Aqua Water Soluble Oil

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
8. Canvas (or other painting surface)
9. Water ...

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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February 21, 2017
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.
October 12, 2016
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!
September 11, 2016
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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Sylvia B.

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Abstract Painting
Starting at $20
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Awarded 1st Place, Business Law Contest from Future Business Leaders of America
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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I took 4 years of art, with all types of painting in high school.

About Sylvia

I am a very patient, focused tutor who provides tutoring and applied coaching in: Social Sciences, Language Arts, law, Research and Writing skills, Art, Aviation, Nutrition, and Fitness/Exercise/ Yoga. In all these areas, I have 5 years to 15 years experience. I have law and research, policy an

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February 24, 2016
Hope
Sylvia is awesome and very knowledgeable in nutrition... I highly recommend her...
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Mika K.

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Acrylic Painting
Starting at $25
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Ancient Greek, Latin, Italian, English
  • Teaches students 16 and up
  • Occult Studies from University of Florence
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Each lesson is catered to the students growth from previous lessons. I start off with showing students personal work and showing them the methods I used and the techniques used with those methods. I believe in painting right alongside my students, so be prepared to get dirty!

About Mika

I am a professor with seventeen years worth of experience in teaching various subjects for a multitude of students. I've taught subjects such as creative writing, commercial law, ancient civilization, ancient and transitional Latin and Greek, as well as Graphic Design, Adobe Creative Suite (Photos

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August 31, 2019
Roland
Good teaching is a mixture of art and science—the ability to grab and keep students' attention and convey complex information, Mr. K does just that!! I have taken about 4 or 5 classes with him and I must say he has taught me everything I need now in my career. Patient and vastly knowledge. Definitely would take another class with him!
July 1, 2019
Terry
Mr. K taught was amazing. He taught the GED in Michigan a few years ago. The moment I walked into his classroom, it was just one and one. He didn't treat me like all the other teachers. He actually cared and it showed. But man, is he hard! I didn't think I would get homework after the first class, but I was seriously wrong. But over the next two months, he grilled me and grilled me until I wanted to scream. But when I took the GED and was scored, I aced it! Just to warn yall though, he's not an easy teacher. And he doesn't put up with excuses. But when he gives you his attention, its all of it.

He even went waaaay beyond the call of duty and helped me get into college at Lansing Community College. He walked me through the application, even drove and met me at LCC, and sat with me when we talked to the reps. He even helped me look for scholarships and gave me advise on financial aid! This guy is a saint!
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Christelle L.

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Drawing
Starting at $45
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Spanish, Catalan, English
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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I'm a self-taught artist and art teacher from Spain. I can show you how to improve your art skills!

About Christelle

Bienvenido/a a mi perfil. Me llamo Christelle y soy profesora. ¡Encantada! I was born in Argentina and spent the first half of my life there and then moved to Spain, where I lived until 2016 when I moved to Chicago area. While I was still getting my Bachelor's Degree in English Philology in B

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January 9, 2019
Alicia
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August 22, 2018
Hang
We found Christelle on this website and could not be more thrilled. She was able to meet all of our requirements in an art tutor, speaking perfect Spanish to my daughter and always energetic during the lessons. My daughter cannot wait for the next lesson to come every week!

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"Julie is a fantastic teacher! She is very organized, patient, and sweet."
- Amy
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"I had three other painting instructors before I came upon Megan's class and I will say she is the best painting teacher I have had and that does not come easy because I am a professional sculptor that has taught and taken many classes in the art field. Simply put Megan is at the top of her game and her style of teaching is one that most anybody will benefit from her classes."
- Derek
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Megan R.
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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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"We love Kelvin, he is really patient and talented on teaching drawing."
- jessie
Took Drawing lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Ms. Emily is open, approachable and focuses on the students interests. Ms. Emily has embraced my son's differing abilities and empowered him to believe in his artistict abilities, hopes, dreams and for making him feel he can achieve his dreams. I would recommend Ms. Emily to anyone interested in expanding their artistic talents. Thank you Ms. Emily for your acceptance, kindness and for sharing your artistic knowledge and talents with my son!"
- Lisa
Took Drawing lessons from Emily C.
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"Very knowledgeable and patient."
- Fernando
Took Drawing lessons from Moataz A.
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"I had a wonderful experience during my first lesson with Julie! She was easy to talk to and very informative."
- Andi
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Julie's expertise as a teacher is wonderful - she is not only completely knowledgeable, but she is patient and has the fantastic ability to explain the most complex task in language that is clear and concise for the student to understand. My experience with Julie has been so amazing and I have learned so much - she has definitely taken me to the next level. Many thanks Julie."
- Kathy
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Felt very successful"
- Sandy
Took Drawing lessons from Roya M.
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"Jack loved his first lesson. Joe did a super job showing him the basics of graffiti art. He was both patient and encouraging. Off to a great start! Thank you"
- Jack
Took Graffiti lessons from Giuseppe B.
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