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Adeline H.

2 Reviews
Palatine, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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Adeline H.

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About Adeline

Hi! I grew up loving art, and then became interested in fashion and sewing during my teen years. After interning with a local Chicago designer I decided to go to university for apparel design. After graduating I had several jobs, one as a seamstress and most recently one at an embroidery shop where

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Angie C.
Adeline is a wonderful instructor! She is very patient and makes me feel at ease. I feel like I'm successfully learning and working toward my goal.
Beth A.
Adeline was punctual, friendly, and knowledgable. She communicated well and related to my 12 year old grandson. He enjoyed his kesson.
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Tarin B.

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North Aurora, IL
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Arts from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Tarin B.

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I am currently working in the industry as a freelance photographer as well as a retail staff photographer. I have been photographing for 6+ years now. My focus is people! Portraiture I focus on includes weddings, headshots, lifestyle, fashion, and photojournalism/documentary. My main love is storytelling. I believe if you have a medium such as photography, storytelling is not only fitting - but also necessary. I will teach you how to create a story with lighting, techniques, angles, posing, and context. We will be able to focus on our sitter and bring out the most authentic imagery that fits them and you as an artist.

About Tarin

I am a daydreamer, storyteller, and artist. I am a chaser of light, adventure, and the little things in life. I am a collector of all things quirky, antique, and vintage. Tarin has been photographing since 2012. Specializing in portrait imagery with a photojournalistic feel, Tarin has created mul

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Ben
Tarin is an amazing teacher. Having never done anything related to photography she taught me how to use a camera and adjust the settings correctly very quickly. She is very professional and knowledgeable.
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Kelvin L.

144 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music MA from University of Nottingham
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Kelvin L.

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I have been teaching water painting for almost 10 years..
This is a very exciting class! Students will learn How to Paint Watercolors, How to hold a watercolor brush and Basic Brush Control Exercises etc...
I will get you started and perhaps inspire you, as a watercolor painter. I can supply lessons on the craft and skills, but purpose is what is driving you to want to try to create art. What that vision is, is unique for everyone. The footsteps of the path that lies before you are yours to follow until you can find your own path.
So what are you waiting for ? Sign up your lesson today!

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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Michele K.
Kelvin is a wonderful instructor! He is very patient, personable, and seems very passionate about what he does. I highly recommend Kelvin!
Chris H.
Great guy!! Very intelligent
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Michael C.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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Michael C.

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Students will learn proper lighting, posing, and decision making about photography. From social media photos to capturing alluring imagery for your business website products to photographing interiors and exteriors. Classes can be tailored to suit your needs!
Sample Classes Taught:
Beginning Photography and History of the camera, Lighting,
Proper Posing, Product Photography, How to cover a Wedding, Photo Essay Book, Story Telling with your Camera, Portraits, Basic Flash, Studio Lighting, Retouching.
Please inquire about Masters Levels Classes!

About Michael

Working Pro! Former Director of Digital Imaging at Boston University Center for Digital Imaging Arts. Author of four coffee table books of portraits. Commercial photographer for over 30 years with many clients including General Mills, Starz Entertainment Co, Vibe Magazine and personal clients in

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BM
Mr. Cunningham is an amazing talent with an impeccable eye for photography and digital imaging. His skill set ranges include multiple genres and is manifested in his teaching. It is a pleasure to learn from someone with such a diverse background, deep history and knowledge of the art.
Michelle
I’ve always wanted to take beautiful pictures but just couldn’t. Thanks Michael for showing me how to capture the moment with depth of emotion and hues. You’re style of instruction was easy to follow and he tips that you shared were very helpful. I’m excited to learn more.
Rhonda
Michael's passion and knowledge of photography makes him an outstanding instructor. He has an easy style and knows just how to make sure you understand what he is teaching, I would highly recommend Michael to anyone!

Sarah B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Sarah B.

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owner of True Grace Photography! It is here! I am now offering classes on photography. Your camera, and you, and your phone or computer, that's all you need!

About Sarah

Sales Prices good Now (March 2020, through June 1, 2020)! Hi, I am a young Educated multi-subject professional tutor! I have a degree from an Accredited College with concentration in business and Accounting education. I have been teaching for 7 years! With addition of 6 years in Sales, and Custom

Latausha C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
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Latausha C.

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I provide my students with the techniques to discover the materials and processes to advance their skills and build confidence in their abilities. The techniques are fun and meet each student where there are so they can enjoy every progressing step forward.

About Latausha

I love, love, love to create! I am a graduate of Columbus College of Art & Design where I received my Bachelors of Fine Arts in Illustration. I am currently finishing up my final year in graduate school studying Art Education at the University of Cincinnati DAAP. I love to explore color, lighting

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"She is one the most heartfelt, knowledgeable teacher I've ever had! I have never been much of an artist but I've always had passion for it. She has challenged me, and pushed me to be a better artist than I have ever thought possible!"
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Took Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"Great start to first lesson"
Ahlyia
Took Photography lessons from Irina L.
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"I improved tremendously after taking lessons with her! Always look forward to her classes. Huge thumbs up.👍🏻"
Wei
Took Oil Painting lessons from Tabitha B.
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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."
Erin
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Deron C.
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"Lesson was really fun and we got farther than I expected to in the first session! Kathy was prompt, polite, and professional. Thanks so much!"
Lauren
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Kathy S.
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"this dude is the best. patient, adaptive, empathetic, effective."
Daniel
Took Drawing lessons from David L.
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"Maryam is very sweet, approachable and patient. My 11 year old daughter is very hyper and has a hard time focusing but Maryam has been able to keep her interested for a full hour during each lesson. When the lesson is over, my daughter usually runs over and tells me that she can't wait for her next lesson."
Sarah
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Maryam G.
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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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"I learned to paint from real objects and landscape instead of copying from a picture and I love it."
Parri
Took Oil Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"I took Margot’s class in Key West and really enjoyed it! She has infinite patience, which was needed for me, a complete beginner."
Susan
Took Calligraphy lessons from Margot G.
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