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Tricia B.

Buffalo Grove, IL
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Tricia B.

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Want to learn to paint intuitively, using your own unique imagery? Looking for a way to meditate or process emotion creatively? I am a Certified Intentional Creativity® Teacher. I work with beginning and intermediate students to build a creative practice that includes mindful painting, art journaling, and connecting with your own inner wisdom.

About Tricia

I'm a working artist (come see my most recent show at the Long Grove Coffee House!), Intentional Creativity® Teacher, and SoulWork Coach. I believe in the power of creativity to change lives, and I'm on a mission to make art something we all can do - just like reading and math.

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Ray K.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $55
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BFA Design from Abilene Christian University
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Ray K.

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Hi, I am Ray. Painting with me is fun and positive with constructive critique. I have worked with ages 9 to 25 year olds. I really enjoy helping someone find their style through painting. I work with each individual to hone their skills in their chosen medium.

I teach the importance of experimenting with techniques and style and color. It's important to create lots of work and not focus too long on one piece. You can always come back to a work, but do so later as you have improved with your skills and muscle memory of techniques.

Everyone is capable of painting. It is only a matter of practice and the right instruction.

About Ray

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 st

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David Z.

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

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Acrylic Painting Workshops have been proven winners in teaching the fundamentals of acrylic painting, Covering everything from stretching canvas, placing a protective coating and base, paints and brushes with examples to walk you through to creating wonderful pieces of art. For advanced levels the Grisalle method is a mature way of providing an underpainting study for your work.

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 displa

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Courtney
David is an excellent artist who has years of experience in teaching art. I have been a student for 3 years and I have come so far as an artist. David has taught me how to see the world in a different light. I have and would recommend anybody who has an interest in art to take lessons from David. He is able to take anybody with the passion to become the artist they strive to be. He is an amazing teacher!
Debby
Clear , easy to follow online instructions . Great original subject choice . I would highly recommend David as a tutor . I must add he is a very talented and original style artist .
Laura
David worked hard to teach my Grandson the fundamentals of drawing and painting. David made the lessons fun and interesting!

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Margaret R.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Margaret R.

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Open up your world to explore color,shape, texture, and chosen themes in your on personalized painting class!

About Margaret

Well Hello! I am an artist and teacher with 15 years experience, trained in many artistic mediums teaching to both children and adults from a wide range of diverse backgrounds or experience levels. Tell me what you want to learn to do, and I will customize your time in my art studio so that

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Barbara G.
I took painting lessons about 10 years ago and haven’t done anything since. I brought a 1/2 finished painting. Maggie was great helping me set up and seeing where I was and what I remembered. Then showed me some techniques to help get me going. I’m looking forward to our next lesson.
Steve K.
Maggie is a talented instructor. Helped me tremendously with oil paint color mixing and matching.
Melissa R
Maggie is an exceptional teacher who has her classroom management skills down to a tee. It’s amazing to watch her command a classroom full of children while remaining sweet and never losing her cool. She was a great mentor and I learned a lot about art education from her!

Angela M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Angela M.

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Depending on level we start with the basics and work our way up. There are NO mistakes in painting and I have 15 years experience, so I'm very patient. We work through what the student wants to achieve and go from there. I specialize in abstract and fluid painting.

About Angela

Hi and HELLO!! Wanna learn how to take chances and reach your creative side? Then I'm the one for you! I specialize in abstract art, especially fluid painting, and have taught all ages. I have also used painting as therapy for children with emotional issues. I will use the skills you already posses

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Sharron J.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
  • High School Diploma-Visual Arts from Baltimore School for the Arts
  • Teaching since 2003
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Sharron J.

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The most fabulous thing about being an artist is that boundaries regarding creativity are non-existent. The artist is always in a state of learning. Art is a progressive practice that takes time to develop.

Students will be introduced to the color wheel, basic materials needed, perspective, and the differences between realistic and impressionistic painting techniques. Materials are not included.

Acrylic painting lessons will be assessed based on the individual's current abilities and their goals.

Course include some materials

About Sharron

In my sessions, I am more than a teacher, I am a mentor and a counselor, I promote positive energy for positive outcomes. I am not an Art Therapist. I've thought about becoming an art therapist but I really didn't want to go back to school. However, my resume includes graduating from the Ba

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Rylan
Really good teacher, easy to follow. Straight to the point and knows how to keep it light (fun with no pressure) would highly recommend and plan to go again :)
Marcelo P.
She's very talented and professional. My son is 7 year's old and he loves attending lessons. I'm so happy we found her. Highly recommend her she very patient and loving.
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Average Cost of Acrylic Painting Lessons in Des Plaines, IL

The average cost of 60-minute acrylic painting lessons in Des Plaines is $76. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $20 and $200 per hour.
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"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!!!"
Marilyn
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Mayra N.
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"Tiffany was awesome. She didn't rush me, explained why I was painting certain things first/last. I'm a super beginner and was pleasantly surprised with what I painted!"
Shana
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Tiffany S.
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"She is very nice and patient. Does not rush through but concepts and teaches from the basics."
Deeksha
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Tiffany S.
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"Hilda was awesome and worked out great goals for me. She taught slow and steady which was perfect. Thanks Hilda!"
Tracy
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Hilda R.
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"Roya is a kind, patient teacher. My daughter learned a couple new spray painting skills which will certainly help with her high school project. Thank you!"
Heather
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"Kathy is a patient, enthusiastic teacher! She makes her students feel comfortable but also challenged. Kathy is an experienced teacher and artist, and she works hard for her students. She will really help you become a better artist. Definitely take her classes!"
Josh
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Kathy S.
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"Melissa is an awesome instructor. She let me take my time. Easy to work with. Very detailed, can't wait for my next class."
Sherry
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Melissa M.
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"Tiffany is very patient and is fun to work with."
Gwen
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Tiffany S.
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"I am a beginner and was stuck w not knowing how to get a particular look I liked in my paintings. She showed me several techniques and different mediums to use. She was very helpful!"
Sue
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Keffie L.
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"Sharon is an excellent instructor. She teaches a logical approach color theory through a series of assignments requiring a progression of limited color combinations. She emphasizes the importance of developing light and shadow to create and activate form. Anyone who wants to excel at painting will profit from her expertise."
Dr. Mike
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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