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Loren P.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Loren P.

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As a teacher for 7 years one of my favorite things is bringing the arts into teaching. I've taught infants through adults, beginners and advanced, and the one secret I can absolutely tell you about learning, is if you are happy then you are going to learn a lot more! I'm excited to get to know you and make you smile!

Let me tell you a little about the Lessons I have to offer. I have specific curriculums for several categories such as Landscapes, Abstract, Still Life, and Portraits. One of my classes that is trending right now is "Flourish and Bloom" which a where we create an acrylic painting on canvas of a flower wreath with an inspirational word in the center. I've got pictures below if you'd like to take a look!

About Loren

I'm an artist, musician, and language aficionada. I have a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Georgia, graduating with honors as a Magna Cum Laude in Spanish and French Linguistics. I am fluent in both languages. One thing I love about teaching is bringing the arts into the process of learnin

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Vijay
Loren taught French to my eight year old daughter. My daughter picked up basic vocabulary just in three months and she enjoyed the lessons so much. Loren taught French using songs and some fun activities making it interesting for the child. Loren is a very kind and patient teacher.
Anvi
Amazing teacher!
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Anthony G.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $63
  • Bachelor Of Fine Arts with a major in painting from Tyler School of Art, part of Temple University
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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. Oil paint is my forte, as I have been painting with it for 30 years. 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 ...

About Anthony

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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Michelle D.
Really enjoyed our first meeting Anthony told me things I would not of known on my own and I am very thankful for it, he is also patient.
Michelle D.
Anthony was great he gave me knowledge I did not have
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.
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Kevina F.

1 Review
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaching since 1996
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Kevina F.

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Learning basic techniques and various application methods to create art you can be proud of.

About Kevina

I am in love with the Creative Arts and enthusiastic about introducing it to others. I currently am a Teaching Artist of Basic Music Theory, Baroque Flute Recorder and Flute. I participate in my local community by engaging as a booking/media/communications artist and teacher for non-profit Henr

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Kevina is AWESOME. I highly recommend working with Kevina.

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Tracey R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2006
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Tracey R.

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It’s fun and easy to understand.
Basics you can use to create art on your own in the future!

About Tracey

I have a BFA and minor in studio art. I’m an artist and enjoy canvas painting w acrylics.

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Tabitha B.

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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 2 and up
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Tabitha B.

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I am a fine artist, and I am an art lover! I have taught art to kids and adults of all levels, and I have studied art for many years.
I love drawing and painting, going to museums, talking about art, and participating in group art shows. I draw and paint from life every day. I can help you to make your drawings more life-like, improve your color sense, or paint a scene that you picture in your imagination.

About Tabitha

I am an art lover. I paint and like to illustrate books for my niece and nephews. I love teaching all ages, especially kids. I used to be a teaching assistant for undergraduate-level art students. Recently, I have been teaching art classes and in-studio lessons with grade school aged kids. I am e

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Naga Gouthami (Bumi) B.
I just finished my first painting class with Tabitha as a beginner. She is an excellent teacher with immense patience. She encourages a lot and gives a better understanding of colors, textures. It has been a very knowledgeable first class.
Wei
I improved tremendously after taking lessons with her! Always look forward to her classes. Huge thumbs up.👍🏻
E.J.
Tabitha is absolutely great! My kids have been taking lessons from her for 2 years and at the end of every lesson, there is a great art piece created from each of my kid!
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Eve S.

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Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
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Eve S.

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Practicing Art teacher with over 15 years experience. Being a practicing art teacher means I practice what I preach! You can draw inspiration from my daily works and know that the skills and techniques I am teaching you will lead to a greater discipline in painting, drawing and conceptual works. I pride myself in connection and being able to know what to tweak and work on because I have been there myself, through self taught methods and a formal art education with my degree in fine art. I want my students to reach their artistic potential and aspirations while having a wonderful time!

About Eve

I am a practicing artist, working in oils, watercolor and mixed media. I graduated from University of Arkansas, School of Art with a Bachelors of Fine Art, specifically painting. Painting and Drawing students can expect to improve week to week in their technical skills while learning where their

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Average Cost of Painting Lessons in Des Plaines, IL

The average cost of 60-minute painting lessons in Des Plaines is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $134 per hour.
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"I am so glad that I took this class with Mr. Atsushi. He has a friendly and welcoming attitude. In addition to that, he’s very patient. He gave precise and clear instructions which allowed me to feel competent and ultimately confident in my painting skills. I highly recommend Mr. Atsushi if you are seeking for an excellent art teacher!"
H. Borra
Took Painting lessons from Ohashi R.
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"I haven't picked up art supplies since high school and Eileen was such a delight and was so supportive of my pitifully lapsed skills. Her studio is everything you imagine a Brooklyn artists studio would be. Would like a little Eileen sitting on my shoulder guiding me through life, like she did through my painting lesson. 10/10 will take lessons again."
Emily
Took Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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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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"My mother took her first art lesson with Kathy today! She was timely, attentive, thorough, and very encouraging. We're very glad to have found her!"
Constance
Took Painting lessons from Kathy S.
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"This was one of the best classes I have ever attended, in any subject, for the past 30 years. Megan is a brilliant and compassionate teacher. She made me feel like an artist. Thank you, Megan! --Katherine"
Katherine
Took Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"I’m really enjoying my lessons with Eileen. Painting is hard but she’s moving me along through the steps of learning how to do it. We’ve been working together for three months and i can’t believe how much my paintings have improved."
Asia
Took Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"Took my daughter to Mrs Deepali for our first class in Painting and Drawing, with curiosity to see how she'd teach a 9 year old. Was baffled to see teh results.

My daughter has started recurring lessons with this teacher.

I like her patience, and her result oriented skills."
Jack Rhymes
Took Painting lessons from Deepali L.
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"She was great with our two girls! Great way to take a lesson with friends--"
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Took Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Absolutely great teacher :)"
giulia
Took Painting lessons from Kathy S.
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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 Giuseppe B.
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