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David Z.

8 Reviews
DeKalb, IL
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BFA Fine Art Painting from Northern Illinois University
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from The Alzheimer's Association Illinois Chapter
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David Z.

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I provide instructional direction using templates and thin paper. I recommend dual brush markers made by Tomboy.

It is expected that the following tools are used:

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Flat surface ie. Masonite board, wooden board or plastic sheet.

Stratford tracing paper.

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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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Jerry M.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Music Ed from Valdosta State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Jerry M.

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My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands. It all one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not having fun while learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND educational at the same time. I have had many parents tell me I'm one of the best teachers they have ever seen. (A couple of them were public school teachers themselves). I truly want my students to succeed and I will do everything in my power to help them accomplish that!

About Jerry

My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands/groups. They all had one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not enjoying learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND e

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Savannah M.
Went way above and beyond to work with my son and help him with the things that he struggled with. We are very pleased and thankful to Mr. Jerry.
Michelle
Extremely unprofessional to abruptly cancel scheduled/paid lessons without the courtesy of a message or any notice because this instructor was unhappy with a 12-year-old child's progress. Very surprised by and disappointed in the manner in which he handled this situation, certainly could have been handled with more respect and maturity.
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Tanya A.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tanya A.

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Credits upon request. 15 years of experience.

About Tanya

I am a professional performing artist with major credits in acting, voice over, directing, spoken word, dance, and choreography. I have taught all ages in all the above genres (K-12 and adults).

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Corey B.
I am a music teacher and I am very picky about who my son takes lessons with because I can tell right away if someone knows what they are doing. I could tell from the first lesson that Tanya was knowledgeable and she cared about giving good instruction. Tanya does not dumb down the material; she makes the student work. Nevertheless, my son is very happy with his lessons and tells all his friends how much fun he is having! The balance between discipline and fun is difficult to achieve but Tanya does it effortlessly. Kudos!
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Keeps my child interested and excited about the next lesson.
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Kamilla B.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kamilla B.

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Classically trained, Kamilla is a representative of the world-famous Russian pianistic school. She uses unique pedagogical techniques of such prominent teachers as Artobolevskaya and Neuhaus. Kamilla has been teaching for over six years, and pioneers a healthy enjoyable holistic approach to piano playing, helping students to release extra tension, feel flexible and at ease with an instrument.

Kamilla is a graduate of the Academic Music College under P.I Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory with Honors as a professional pianist, teacher, and accompanist. She’s won several international competitions such as the Yakov Flier Festival, Vlasenko Competition. In 2018 Kamilla has been accepted to Boston Conservatory at Berklee with a scholarship covering 90% of her tuition. There she studies under a renowned pianist and teacher Max Levinson.

Music is Kamilla’s life and passion, and her goal is to make the experience of classical piano easily accessible, joyful, and fun for children ...

About Kamilla

Classically trained, Kamilla is a representative of the world-famous Russian pianistic school. She uses unique pedagogical techniques of such prominent teachers as Artobolevskaya and Neuhaus. Kamilla has been teaching for over six years, pioneering a healthy enjoyable holistic approach to piano pla

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Simone
Kamilla is an excellent instructor. She particularly wonderful with children because of her patience and calming demeanor. She is organized and puts together a lesson plan tailored to each student. For my son she combines regular music theory work with finger exercises and regular composition pieces. He loves working with her, and his playing has improved significantly.
Rock
Kamilla is a very beautiful professional piano teacher with lots of patience with kids. She knows how to communicate with kids and inspire them, My 5 years old girl Angie is learning so fast and super enjoy the beauty of the piano. She also gives us very useful advice on a piano purchase. I am so happy my daughter Angie have a teacher like is. Kamilla 是一个非常认真负责,美丽而且专业的钢琴老师,她知道如何和孩子们打交道,能够很好的激发她们对钢琴的兴趣。我5岁的女儿钢琴进步很快,也非常喜欢弹钢琴。老师在钢琴的购买上也给了我们很有用的建议,我们真的很高兴孩子能有这样的好老师。
Dennis
Really happy to have Mrs. Kamilla as our instructor! She always spends time emphasizing the core basics of piano including posture, and technique. Highly recommend her as an instructor!
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Dill K.

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Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2021
  • Teaches Middle School, High School
  • Masters of Production Design from American Film Institute
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I combine both your typical teaching style with a method called “passive absorption” (the ability mentally learn something without trying) both of these methods have proven to work for people and I know that everyone learns different. well in my lessons they will feel like it will just be you and me talking about movies or about TV shows but in between I will ask your typical teacher questions “why did you like this” and “what didn’t you like that” and other questions to psychologically install the skills (passive absorption) so it will just feel like we are talking and not learning. then at the end of EVERY LEASON I will have you write a critical review of a movie or RV show or video you watched and the typical things what you liked what you didn’t and all that stuff and next lesson we will talk about your review I will give feedback before we go again into the passive part.
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having Asperger syndrome it was hard to make friends so I would spend recess watching short films on my phone, and go home and watch movies on TV or go to the theatre as you can imagine for me movies were a HUGE part of my life and after high school I moved to and attended American Film Institute i

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Sara J.

45 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music, Minor in Theatre from University of South Carolina
  • Awarded Schubert Fellowship from Songfest 2014
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Sara J.

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Do you have trouble expressing yourself in written form? I can help with things like sentence structure, grammar, flow, and finding your voice. I am happy to help with basic concepts, like parts of speech or spelling, as well as more specific tasks, such as constructing an argumentative essay or book report.

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*Yoga lessons are currently discounted for summer!* Hello, and welcome to my profile. My name is Sara, and I am a certified yoga instructor and classically trained vocalist located in the Charlotte Metro area. I also enjoy acting and writing, and I offer lessons in those subjects as well. My

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James S.
Really terrific. Sara is patient and makes the lessons fun and engaging. . She is a very talented teacher.
Pranav
Denee
Absolutely perfect! Exactly what I needed!

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"Margot G. is a wonderful teacher. She has the ability to immediately set her students at ease, regardless of their abilities and experiences. (I have extremely poor handwriting, and did not feel intimidated or afraid to try to learn how to do brush strokes and create surprisingly pleasing cards and notes.) Margot knows her craft, and knows how to teach and then offer support to her students. The class was entertaining as well as fun. I learned many skills in a short time period."
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Took Calligraphy lessons from Margot G.
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"Deron does an amazing job he has been working with my 7yr old daughter and I couldn't be happier with her progress. The lessons are fun and she really enjoys them."
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Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Deron C.
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"Megan is fantastic! I have an art and design background but never studied painting itself. I came to her with two example artists whose styles I love and wanted to work towards. We did weekly classes for a few months - she was able to take me through the basics quickly, progressing more and more into advanced techniques needed to emulate specific effects as we deciphered these artists' works and their processes. She's an active listener, is always prepared, and adapts immediately to your needs as an artist and where you want to go. I'm taking time now to churn out some works and will absolutely be back for further lessons and critiques. "
Tom
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"As a beginner in watercolor painting, Megan has provided great one-on-one guidance and a tailored instruction to my level and interest. I would highly recommend."
Laura
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Joy is lovely and has been very flexible with my schedule. You can tell she loves photography and enjoys teaching. If I was more of an online learner I would have rated the session a 5. I am now realizing I am more of a hands on person it is personally challenging for me to learn using this method. In an ideal world we would be learning by shooting in real time."
Nancy
Took Photography lessons from Joy S.
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"We just loved taking lessons with Margot. We have taken multiple classes (myself with my 10 year old daughter). She has wonderful people skills. She was very prepared. She is a super teacher. She has great interpersonal skills. Kids love her too."
Ronit
Took Calligraphy lessons from Margot G.
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"Jonathan is a really good instructor. He has helped me out a lot so far with the different software applications to do with photography. I’m still learning, but every lesson I get more invaluable information from him.
I would highly recommend him."
Jeff
Took Photography lessons from Jonathan Y.
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"I was a beginner and really excited to learn as much as I could about painting. Eileen started me with the very basics of setting up a palette, then we moved on to monochrome paintings, and then paintings with a full palette. She taught me the process of making a painting step by step was what I really wanted to learn. Her teaching style was a fit for me because she is both patient and skillful. She helped to bring out the artist in me. I am so grateful for what I learned and have taken that knowledge and continue to grow as an artist in my spare time. What also love is that Eileen has made herself available right me and I plan to take more lessons with her soon!"
Heather
Took Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"My lesson with Sharon was a fantastic start. I'm not entirely new to art but I am fairly new to acrylic painting. She tailored our first lesson to start me with a solid foundation. Very excited to set up my next lesson!

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Carl
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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"It's great to be taught by someone that loves what they do and that is Guiseppe! He was very enthusiastic about graffiti art and has helped me understand the fundamentals. I look forward to learning from him again."
Quisha
Took Graffiti lessons from Joe B.
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