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Sharon M.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 16 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Awarded Presidential Fellowship for Professional Development from Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah,
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Sharon M.

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Watercolor has a very special place in my heart because it is most like Scenic painting which was my career for 10 years before I became a teacher. There are some wonderful, quick, techniques you can learn in the first few lessons. If it is your first experience in art, I would recommend a few lessons in drawing or design before continuing. Watercolor is not an easy medium and so I don't recommend it to students with no drawing or design experience, however, a few lessons in these areas can get you on your way and if your interest is in using watercolor for abstract paintings or design work, then it can easily be incorporated into the watercolor lessons.

About Sharon

Do you want to learn to draw/paint or improve your work? Are you applying for college and need portfolio advice? Did you want to get back into doing art after many years without it? Are you a mid-career artist and just need some feedback and a new perspective? Are you changing careers and nee

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Cristina
Sharon is the best art teacher I’ve ever had. She excels in explaining a concept verbally and then showing visual examples of it. With her positive and encouraging teaching style, Sharon guided me to better myself as a beginning artist. Her teaching technique is uncomplicated and easy to follow. When you take a class with her, not a single session goes by without learning something new. Without reservation, I would recommend taking an art class with Sharon.
Nancy
Sharon McNeil is a talented instructor. She is able to assist students in retaining crucial information regarding source of light, shadow placement and overall composition. She is skilled at color mixing. In our classes she set up large still life arrangements at the center of the room that were our focus. She provided painting demonstrations that helped put theory into action. A good teacher.
Ty
Sharon is a fantastic teacher. She has a great eye for drawing and painting, and helped encourage me when I needed to push my art. I would highly reccomend any aspiring artist take her classes. She is patience, sweet, and incredibly intuitive.
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Isabela M.

104 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks Romanian, French, Italian, Spanish, German
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Isabela M.

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Educated in Europe, I was always inspired by my teachers and travels to continue honing my artistic skills. With practice, anybody can develop their own style, and I believe it's my duty to pass on the knowledge that was instilled in me as a young artist.
Expression of one's soul in art may be sometimes stronger than words, something that psychologists have proven for years.

About Isabela

Before reading about me, I'd like to share up front the honor that my newest student, R., has brought to me by choosing to learn Romanian. Nothing special so far except that he is 100 years old!!!! Yes, you read that correctly: a century old. He is the outmost inspiring person in my life by teachin

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Tina
ISABELA IS A FANTASTIC INSTRUCTOR. IF YOU ARE BLESSED ENOUGH TO HAVE HER, YOU WILL LEARN SO MUCH. ISABELA IS MORE THAN ACCOMMODATING TO SCHEDULING AND I WAS MOST INTERESTED, HEARING ABOUT HER ADVENTURES. I HOPE IF YOU ARE CONSIDERING LEARNING A LANGUAGE, YOU WOULD GO WITH HER. HAPPY LEARNING.
Cathy
Thank you Isabela! My father enjoyed the conversation that you had during the lesson about Romania and Bulgaria today.
Tina
I love working with Isabela, she is so personable. I felt like I was talking to someone I knew for a long time. I wasn't sure what to expect, as far as online classes. Isabela, made this session very relaxed. Which is perfect, because on the first day of any class, I am always anxious. No matter your age I believe you would be able to mesh very well with Isabela.

Matthew M.

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Starting at $100
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.S. Art Education from Hofstra University
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Matthew M.

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I am a teaching artist with 15+ years of instructional experience. As a NYS-certified art teacher and MFA recipient in painting and drawing, I am qualified to work with any age or ability level.

Whether you're a parent looking to quench your child's thirst to be creative, or an adult interested in taking your art practice to the next level, I will be able to help any student hone their skills and reach their goals.

Most importantly, I strive to instill my love for making and appreciating art in all of my students, and cater to their individual needs and skill levels through a progressive teaching model.

About Matthew

I'm an artist based in Greenpoint, Brooklyn and make work that investigates the painting process. I earned a BS in art Education from Hofstra University and hold an MFA in Painting from CUNY Queens College. My work has been included in various exhibitions around the United States including Sardine

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Lauren W.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $18
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2018
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Lauren W.

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Practicing Artist of 7 years! Being creative is a great way to express yourself and bring forth a piece of mind. Painting is an activity that allows for you to put on canvas whatever landscape, image or emotion you wish to portray. From abstract painting to hyperrealism, we can dive in together to discover some of your favorite ways to express your creativity. Whether it be through watercolor, acrylic, oil painting or another medium, painting what the student wishes to gain further experience in is what we will accomplish. My aspiration is to be able to let each student discover and further the true artist within them! Shoot me a message and let’s get creative! All skill levels welcome!

About Lauren

Hi I’m Lauren! I have been involved in the arts for 8 years now! I graduated May 2020 from the College of Saint Benedict with a bachelors degree in Art and Psychology. One of my goals is to spread the therapeutic attributes of art to those I cross paths with. I started becoming artistic in hig

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Sina
So far - just great! Looking forward to next lesson
Jackson N.
Lauren is fantastic to work with and I've learned a lot already!
Gracienne Myers
Really nice she explained everything
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Anastasia B.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $59
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Master of Production Design from AFI
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Anastasia B.

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As experienced teacher of 10 years and professionally trained artist I teach wide variety art forms from abstract art to traditional painting and drawing. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs and goals of each student. I combine intuitive and academic approach to creative process what gives my studies best of both worlds. You will have certain freedom but at the same time receive specific and applicable skills. Not only you will be painting in no time but you will be building a strong foundation of art theory, various techniques, media, and more!
I teach watercolor, oil and acrylic and other mediums.

About Anastasia

I am professional artist, painter and designer. I graduated from AFI with Master of Production Desing and VGIK (Moscow, Russia) with Bachelors of Fine Arts and Art Theory. I was doing art from very early age and studied it for 10 years. I teach students of all ages and experience levels. I am grea

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Stella
Amazing teacher!! She’s very Patient, tentative and talented. Loved the experience, strongly recommend!
Anya
Anastasia is a wonderful teacher—intelligent, kind and generous with her time and knowledge. She presents new information in the context of historical movements and expands the lessons into the bigger scope of major events and influences on painting. I would highly recommend taking classes from Anastasia!
Andrew
Anastasia has outstanding skills and ability to explain complicated concepts. She also has very beautiful and unique sense of style which gives your paintings several extra levels of perception and meanings. The lessons were just perfect! Thank you!

Mayra N.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $69
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
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Mayra N.

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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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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.
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!
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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The average cost of 60-minute watercolor painting lessons in Divernon is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $33 and $109 per hour.
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"Sheldon was highly recommended and I now see why! He came to our church’s youth night to teach us all about watercolor painting. He was patient, engaging, prepared, professional and so kind! We feel so blessed to have had him as a guest artist and look forward to having him back soon!"
Bethann
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Sheldon M.
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"After viewing some of my paintings she was spot on identifying bad habits and offered many ways to improve. She is immensely skilled as a diagnostician. She presented her points clearly and fully without being condescending. Very much worth the investment. Can’t wait for the next lesson. Due warning. She can assign homework."
Connie
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"Best painter in the west!!! Love this man mucho, definitely recommend!"
Wyatt
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Sheldon M.
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"Jack enjoyed the lesson and is looking forward to the next one."
Jack
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Sabrina S.
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"My 5-year old had a great time and did very independently from our supervision a nice watercolor with Lauren."
Isabela
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Lauren W.
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"A very patient teacher!"
Jeri
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Tiffany S.
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"The lesson was Great and Fun - Thank you so much Mayra :)"
Nouf
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Mayra N.
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"Megan is really good and talented teacher"
Sofía García
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Megan was delightful and I learned so much! I highly recommend taking a class with her."
Jean
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Highly recommend! Sharron is very talented and encompasses many different skills in the arts. Classes were always enjoyable - I learned and most importantly had a lot of fun! I appreciated how personable she was and feel more confident in my painting skills."
Jess
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Sharron J.
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