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Azadeh H.

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Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1999
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Azadeh H.

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I am an independent professional visual artist, with over 20 years' hands on teaching experience in U.S. and abroad.
At the age of 13, I began learning how to paint with my father, who is an established artist, in an informal studio class. Later, I decided to pursue higher education in fine arts and received my BFA and MFA degrees. While working on my Bachelor’s degree, I began teaching in schools and later in my private studio.
My expertise is to help others to discover their special talent, as I believe every person has a unique sense of creation. As an experienced art teacher and mentor, I have always provided a solid education for every one of my students and I have demonstrated an ability to engage students from diverse academic backgrounds and age groups.
My goal is to develop an understanding of and enthusiasm for arts in others by addressing different learning styles. I demonstrate both traditional practices and contemporary critical and technical approaches to painting.

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About Azadeh

I am an independent professional visual artist, with over 20 years' hands on teaching experience in U.S. and abroad. At the age of 13, I began learning how to paint with my father, who is an established artist, in an informal studio class. Later, I decided to pursue higher education in fine arts a

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Marina B.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $18
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 1995
  • MFA Master of Fine Art from Syracuse University
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Marina B.

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The objective of this class is to push drawing skills, to increase ability to see the relative values within the objects/figure and to learn to ‘plan ahead’ with specific goals to accomplish at different times during the painting. Progressing to painting is at the Instructor’s discretion and depends on the experience of the student and success of the initial drawings.

This class will address the principles that are essential to transform abstract flat shapes into fully dimensional form and create a sense of light on the objects/figure. The student will focus on drawing and painting the object/figure with a full range of values and develop the ability to make accurate relative value calibrations. The focus will be on structure, anatomy, proportion, light direction, edge conditions, abstract movements through the figure, composition and an understanding of basic form.

About Marina

As a child of five years old I was brought by my mom to Gulyaev’s Art Studio and this famous Ukrainian artist involved me in the marvelous world of fine art. In high-school, I participated in a federally-funded program for the Gifted and Talented in Visual Art. After graduation I won a huge comp

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cari R.
Really enjoyed working with Marina! She is very fun and delightful to work with
Lolly L.
It was our first class together so part of it was organizing myself. I look forward to more classes with Marina.
Lucy
I've known Marina for a very long time and while I haven't taken any classes yet, I most definitely would recommend her to anyone who's looking for a good art teacher. She is a very talented artist and has a rare ability to inspire people to be creative. Her students' paintings are awesome and always make me smile looking at them.
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Anthony G.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • 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. 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 with whatever areas you’re struggling with. We can focus on how to ...

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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Andy
Anthony is a patient, thoughtful instructor! I took private lessons with him quite some time ago, but still vividly remember the tips he gave me. He'd be a great fit for students of all ages and levels.
Maureen
Anthony is a competent artist and serious at his craft. His teaching skills reflect his knowledge and his passion for art.
Rain
Anthony G. is honestly the most AMAZING art teacher I have ever had! I didn't know what to expect from the private art lesson and was pleasantly surprised when Anthony was able to speak to what I am truly passionate about, which is nature. His positive energy, joy, and excitement for teaching is genuine and he goes out of his way to understand your artistic vision and goals, which really made me feel important and valued. Anthony G. is able to balance professionalism, humor, and quality standards for his students that creates a relaxed atmosphere and enhanced learning environment. He cares about each one of his students and is incredibly patient with them. He makes sure that you learn so much in a short amount of time, and ultimately succeed in achieving your artistic goals. After taking his class, I was able to more clearly define my voice, making me feel more confident about my ability to communicate through artistic expression. He is also a PHENOMENAL live event painter at weddings!

I'm so jazzed to take my next art class with Anthony Galati! I strongly encourage anyone to do the same!

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David L.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BA Studio Art from Wake Forest University
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David L.

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Painting is a great creative outlet for people to spend time relaxing and make something beautiful that brings you pride and joy. Anyone can paint! All it takes is time and a willingness to make mistakes and learn from them. I’ve been painting for 8 years and teaching for 1. I welcome all students who are interested in picking up painting as new hobby or returning after a long time away. We’ll build out your painting techniques and color theory so you can paint from real life or something abstract.

About David

I have a bachelors degree in printmaking and oil painting and spent some time in Florence, Italy studying painting and drawing by studying the High Renaissance masters. Currently I draw and paint in my spare time. I love teaching art as a way to connect with other artist and creative people who lik

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Melissa
it may be hard at times but he teaches
good and is the BEST
Melissa
there may be setbak but hes the BEST hes nice forgiving EVRYTHING good
Melissa
I really love this class when he guides me it is like drawing a advanced wizard

Stacy D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches Beginner
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Stacy D.

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I studied oil painting in my undergraduate years, while learning and specializing in digital painting in my time as a graduate student. Whether it be traditional or digital, oil, acrylic, gouache, or watercolor, students can expect to have fun while learning the basics of painting. This is for all ages and experience levels!

About Stacy

I'm a Medical Artist from Buffalo, New York and I'm super excited to start teaching and sharing what I've learned with others! In 2017, I received my Bachelor's Degree from University at Buffalo in Biological Sciences with a Minor in Studio Art, and my Master's from University of Dundee in Dundee

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Chelsea W.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Chelsea W.

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Customize your experience. It can be as rigid or free as you desire. You can build your lesson plans, choosing to learn things like perspective, color theory, portraiture, landscapes, abstraction, surrealism, and anything in between. Whether you just want to have fun, or you’re looking to hone your craft, I’d be thrilled to guide you.

About Chelsea

I’m Chelsea! I’m an artist in Portland who works primarily in oil paint, but occasionally works with water based paints as well. I love painting portraits, figures, landscapes, and imaginative scenes. I studied fine arts at Florida State University, and I’m comfortable teaching all levels. We can d

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Benny
I found Chelsea online and loved her work. She helped me to better my technique with easy to digest assignment. Definitely study with Chelsea!

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Average Cost of Painting Lessons in East Peoria, IL

The average cost of 60-minute painting lessons in East Peoria is $75. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $167 per hour.
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$41 average
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$54 average
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$75 average

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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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"We are happy to have found Kai on TakeLessons. Kai works with our high school junior on her portfoilio and submissions for art competitions. The weekly online lessons involve setting goals, conceptualizing, live demonstrations and live coaching. We were initially worried about the effectiveness of online lessons but it has worked out perfectly so far in the second month of lessons. Our daughter has already shown improvement in her technique, and an enthusiasm for the lessons and for the pieces she’s working on with Kai."
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"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 ."
- Debby
Took Painting lessons from David Z.
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"What a brilliant artist! Joe went over everything an artist needs to know about color. He took the time to explain color psychology, pigment, characteristics, color schemes, color mixing, shadows, highlights, ect! He provided a solid understanding of color knowledge that I can put to effective use. Thank you Joe!!!!!!!!!!"
- James
Took Painting lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"Brendan has taught me a lot and is very flexible with his style of teaching to your preferences. Highly recommend if your looking to learn and improve."
- Joe L.
Took Painting lessons from Brendan L.
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"I've known Marina for a very long time and while I haven't taken any classes yet, I most definitely would recommend her to anyone who's looking for a good art teacher. She is a very talented artist and has a rare ability to inspire people to be creative. Her students' paintings are awesome and always make me smile looking at them."
- Lucy
Took Painting lessons from Marina B.
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"Maggie is a talented instructor. Helped me tremendously with oil paint color mixing and matching."
- Steve
Took Painting lessons from Margaret R.
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"I had no idea how fun and easy it was to stretch my own canvases. Joe showed me many time saving techniques and cost effective tools to start makingg my own canvases!"
- Daniela
Took Painting lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"I've been taking private lessons from David Lavis for six months to better my technique in portrait art. David is a great instructor who takes the time to ensure I've embraced the concepts and that I can demonstrate my understanding on the canvas. I would absolutely recommend him to anyone wanting to better their skills."
- Scott
Took Painting lessons from David L.
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"Our first "lesson" was more of a "get to know each other" and "painting goals" lesson in my office.

Renata has a fantastic life story and based on our mutual first interview and philosophy comparison I believe she will be an excellent teacher to help me reach my artistic goals!

I look forward to much further work and discussion with her!"
- R. E. Branch
Took Painting lessons from Renata S.
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