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Popular Visual Arts Teachers in Edwards, IL

Melissa M.

1 Review
Dunlap, IL
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Music Education from Eastern Illinois University
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Melissa M.

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In our photography classes, I teach students just taking a brand new dslr camera out of the box how to use the camera in manual mode like a professional. We discuss technical aspects including the exposure triangle, composition, lighting and more.

About Melissa

I am a professional singer, pianist, and photographer. I studies at EIU with a Bachelors of Music, specifically voice and piano. Voice students can expect to improve week to week in their vocal technique. Every voice has a unique timbre; I teach students to release built up tension and apply found

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William
Friendly and positive!
Kate
Great first lesson!

Angela M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies from Stephen F. Austin State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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

Sylvia L.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $43
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sylvia L.

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Experienced fashion designer and illustrator of 9 years available to teach eager students of all experience, levels and ages! I adjust and build my lesson structure so students learn what they are interested in and want to learn, while building strong foundations of basic sketching in different mediums such as pencil, ink, paint, charcoal and mixed media. The subject of illustration can be catered to whatever the student's interest is in.

About Sylvia

Hello! My name is Sylvia and I'm here to help you learn a new skill or master it to a new level! I've been teaching private lessons since 2001 and am currently available to teach lessons at your home, at the public library, in my studio and online. I have loved helping my students with education cl

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Antoine
Sylvia was great during my first session. She was very patient and understanding being that I was new to adobe illustrator. Her step by step approach was very helpful.
William
I took my first class with Sylvia this week and she is a very good teacher. She helped me learn a new skill on first class by showing me than having me do the same tasks. She is patient, straight forward in her instructions and a clear communicator. I have signed up for 3 more classes because of my first class with her
Raphael
Sylvia is an excellent teacher. I was starting from scratch, and she was able to quickly teach me how to do numerous important tasks relative to what I was looking to accomplish. I recommend her without reservation.

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Magen B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 50; Female: 5 to 75
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Magen B.

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I have a degree in graphic design from the Savannah College of Art & Design. I have taken many art classes and drawing is a strength of mine. I can work with graphite pencil, charcoal, colored pencil, gouache, acrylics, and watercolor. I love teaching as I also teach swimming, so helping others is a passion of mine.

About Magen

Hello! I'm open to teaching drawing at ALL levels. My goal for these lessons is to take everything step by step, so that you can learn the techniques and strategies to become better at making the type of art you want to create. These lessons will help you learn at a healthy rate that will challenge

Sam H.

107 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Spanish & Communication from Worcester State University
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Sam H.

107 Reviews
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Whether you have never picked up your DSLR camera before or are starting to become serious about photography, my lessons will help you get on the right track. I have been teaching Photoshop on Takelessons for 3 years now, and I am now deciding to expand my lessons and offer photography as well. We can go over how to use your camera, what gear you should bring, lenses, how to control: shutter speed, aperture, ISO, etc. We can get into technical aspects such as printing, post processing, and sharing your images online as well. I am a "Canon guy", so that is my specialty!

About Sam

Hi! My name is Sam! This is my fifth year with TakeLessons and I couldn't be happier with the students that have come my way. If you're reading this, then you've taken the first step in finding a tutor that is right for you! I completed two Bachelor's degrees at Worcester State University in Ma

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Jayden
My son is 11 and he learned a lot from Sam’s first lesson and is excited about the next!
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Emma L.
He's really nice and accommodating. I woke up late and missed 30 min and he was still willing to see me for the rest of the 30 min session.

William F.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Economics from Rice University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2020
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William F.

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Interested in learning to draw from your imagination? Do you want an artistic foundation that will let you draw everything from people and wildlife to comics and concept art? Then I think we are a match!

I am a teacher who specializes in teaching the beginner/intermediate drawing student! All ages are welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. You will learn fundamental drawing concepts that will give you the tools to draw anything you want. I want my students to reach their artistic potential while also having fun doing it. Shoot me a message and let's get started!

About William

I am a professional illustrator and artist who specializes in teaching students drawing methods used in the entertainment, comic, and illustration industry. My method of teaching heavily emphasizes the fundamentals of art as once these are mastered, the artist is free to bend and break them at will

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"Deepali was a great instructor. She was able to guide a group of 40 of us in a quick 30 minute paint session. She was patient, enthusiastic and extremely helpful!"
Peravina
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Deepali L.
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"As a beginner, Lauren helped me get comfortable with different drawing techniques. I really liked her approach to my learning style. She was very patient and open to my ideas."
Tanshella
Took Drawing lessons from Lauren W.
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"Eileen is a great teacher with a lot of specific strategies for building a painting. She is very clear, personable and fun to work with. Her knowledge of materials and techniques can help anyone advance their skills and better understand the medium."
Monica
Took Oil Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"My work schedule has interrupted my lessons for a while now, but Kelvin is a kind hearted instructor who truly believes in developing his students.

I will continue lessons with him as soon as I can."
William
Took Drawing lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Excellent. Patient, knowledgeable and very helpful"
Mike
Took Drawing lessons from Andrea O.
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"Very patient and talented teacher. Even in my everyday writing I now find myself using her techniques!"
Lena
Took Calligraphy lessons from Margot G.
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"My daughter, Sophie, who is eleven took her first lesson with Lauren this afternoon. Sophie was very pleased with her first drawing. She said that Lauren is a wonderful instructor and looks forward more lessons!"
Renee
Took Drawing lessons from Lauren W.
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"I tried painting a couple of times on my own and it was pretty bad. After just one private lesson with Sondra I was able to paint something I was proud of. Sondra really understands making different colors and blending paint. Something I have always struggled with. I highly recommend her for a painting instructor."
Steve
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sondra S.
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"We feel that we totally lucked out with finding Jason who is a complete gem! He showed up on time and quickly inspired my son with the drawing lessons by having him draw Superheroes! So my son is having a great time with Jason who has a great way of giving feedback and steering Cody using a balance of instructions and positive feedback. Cody is definitely enjoying his lessons and I am seeing real progress. I feel like I did the right thing investing in these lessons and giving Cody a great summer with a wonderful instructor. I couldn't have asked for more. Thank you Jason for being so great at what you do!"
Cody
Took Drawing lessons from Jason M.
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"Jessica is simply outstanding!!! She got right to the heart of what my children needed to work on to improve their drawing, and she was able to work with a range of abilities, attention spans, etc. Within minutes she was able to draw out the tentative artist in each of her three young students (ages 9-11), and you could see the difference in confidence in just one lesson!! She is smart, fun, flexible--you really could not find a better instructor!!!"
Francesca
Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
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