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David Z.

3 Reviews
Geneva, IL
Starting at $59
  • BFA Fine Art Painting from Northern Illinois University
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from The Alzheimer's Association Illinois Chapter
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David Z.

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Acrylic Painting Workshops have been proven winners in teaching the fundamentals of acrylic painting, Covering everything from stretching canvas, placing a protective coating and base, paints and brushes with examples to walk you through to creating wonderful pieces of art. For advanced levels the Grisalle method is a mature way of providing an underpainting study for your work.

About David

Dedicated art professional with 18 years of experience in creating artwork utilizing various medias. In my early years I worked as an outsider artist giving watercolor lessons for Susan Edwards of the artist place called "The Art Attack in Sycamore Illinois. After some years of painting and displa

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Courtney
David is an excellent artist who has years of experience in teaching art. I have been a student for 3 years and I have come so far as an artist. David has taught me how to see the world in a different light. I have and would recommend anybody who has an interest in art to take lessons from David. He is able to take anybody with the passion to become the artist they strive to be. He is an amazing teacher!
Debby
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 .
Laura
David worked hard to teach my Grandson the fundamentals of drawing and painting. David made the lessons fun and interesting!
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Danil G.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Hebrew, Russian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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Danil G.

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I have been teaching professionally for more than 10 years. I can teach a total beginner and I can guarantee the profound change in his skill level (regardless of his age), after 2 months of the attentive following of my instructions. I like to watch the progress of my student and this is what brings me the best satisfaction in my occupation.
I think that every human being is unique with his own unique way of thinking and perception of the common things. When teaching, I believe in dialogue, for this reason, I never record my lessons on video, except for the promotional needs. I like to meet new students, to understand their way of thinking and to invent the individual teaching approach or methodology for each one of them.

About Danil

I am an academically trained professional artist with the overall working experience of about 20 years and an impressive record of exhibitions (two of them are museum one-man shows) in the USA and abroad. I am teaching in three languages: ENGLISH, HEBREW and RUSSIAN, representational, realist,

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Ira Polubesova
I was very lucky to take private lessons with Danil - after only a few of them I had a clear systematic approach to my drawing process. I very much appreciate analytical way of work in art, and that’s what Danil was doing greatly : he sharpens the tools while keeping your individuality. Highly recommended!
Katerina
One of the best teachers I ever had!
Highly knowledgeable and very attentive to the student's needs.
mathilde
Danil is an exceptional teacher. He starts by laying the foundation. He's eloquent and inspiring.
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Megan R.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $79
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Awarded The Edge of Realism from Abend Gallery
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Megan R.

33 Reviews
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I have taught over 500 students how to paint! Each painting lesson is tailored to your interest and where you want to develop skill. My schooling background is in figure painting, modern painting techniques, color theory and composition. I have been trained by masterful painters from all over the world and look forward to sharing all that I have learned with you.

About Megan

I have taught over 500 beginners how to paint. I have also helped young artist build their portfolio and professional artist get ready for art shows. You might be a beginner, want a creative hobby or coming back to art after a long break - I have the education and experience to help you. Thanks for

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Hope O.
first lesson was great. It's a perfect way for my niece to get her art credit for school each week. thank you
cari R.
This is exactly what I’ve been looking for! Megan is an excellent teacher
Joneah Johnson
she is inspiring, nice, caring, and gives you time when you need it

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Tracey R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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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Raymond S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Teaches students 8 to 75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Raymond S.

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I feel that my combined artistic skills and ability to have fun will make for a unique learning experience, with solid results as a goal.

About Raymond

I am an accomplished painter, illustrator, and graphic designer, specializing in figurative art. As an illustrator, some of my clients have been Perrier, Prentice-Hall publishing, United Airlines, Marlboro and Target. I have a wide range of artistic interests and skills in both traditional and

Andrea O.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Awarded MCAD Presidential Scholarship from Moore College of Art and Design
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BFA-Painting from Moore College of Art and Design
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Andrea O.

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The lessons will be based on the skill level of the student. We will paint from observation as well as from photographs. Art History will be incorporated and we will study the paintings of the masters. In the students paintings, focus will be on perspective, color, composition, and accuracy in proportions.

About Andrea

I have been teaching art to all ages and levels for 10 years. I have a lesson plan to suit your needs and desires! Although I do not have a background check through take lessons.com, I do have an IVP fingerprint card. My background has been cleared for teaching.

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Charles
Her years of experience show in the lessons. Very easy to follow and learn. Great instructor!
Colleen
Extremely talented artist...she’s the best!
Lindsay
I took in home art classes from Andie with my mom. My mom wanted to brush up on her skill set and I was starting from scratch. Andie was able to accommodate both our skill levels. Extremely talented and patient. Highly recommend taking classes. In home classes make the experience homey and really individualized.

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Average Cost of Acrylic Painting Lessons in Elgin, IL

The average cost of 60-minute acrylic painting lessons in Elgin is $76. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $20 and $200 per hour.
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Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Stephanie H.
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"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."
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Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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"Tiffany was awesome. She didn't rush me, explained why I was painting certain things first/last. I'm a super beginner and was pleasantly surprised with what I painted!"
Shana
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Tiffany S.
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"Megan is kind and patient, enthusiastic and well spoken. I’m looking forward to our next lesson!"
Roberta
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Kathy is a patient, enthusiastic teacher! She makes her students feel comfortable but also challenged. Kathy is an experienced teacher and artist, and she works hard for her students. She will really help you become a better artist. Definitely take her classes!"
Josh
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Kathy S.
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Sandy
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sandy K.
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"She is great! I have learned a lot and had so much fun with her.
She refreshed my mind after 17 years of not touching any brush neither doing any sketching....
I highly recommend her and can't wait for her upcoming classes in her own studio!"
Manifa
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Sharron was an awesome instructor!!! She was very professional. She showed up early to set up for my daughter's paint and sip party. Sharron gave very detailed descriptions to help guide the amateur artists. Everyone enjoyed the personal feedback that was given. Sharron made our party a huge success. I would definitely recommend her services."
Shanon
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharron J.
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"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!"
E.J.
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Tabitha B.
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"Simply amazing art teacher! She is skilled in her expertise and has the education and professional experience to back it up. Not only that, she knows exactly how to cultivate an aspiring artist with both technical skills and a caring hand. With Rita's help, you'll bloom right where you're at!"
Lydia
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Rita C.
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