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David Z.

8 Reviews
West Chicago, IL
Starting at $59
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from The Alzheimer's Association Illinois Chapter
  • Teaching since 2010
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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 display

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Daniel
Had a great lesson with David, Decided to purchase a few hour one time lesson to paint a picture with my wife. David did a great job. I was very happy how he accommodated us and the time he put in before the lesson.
Michelle C.
David explains well to what needs improvement and is very constructive to what needs to be done. I’m learning so much. It’s exciting
Karin
David is very experienced and knowledgeable for many art forms. And is very personable also.
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Megan R.

72 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $79
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Awarded The Edge of Realism from Abend Gallery
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Megan R.

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Learn the best methods for painting in acrylic. 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!

Group classes are also available , just ask me about rates for your paint event!

About Megan

My background: When I'm not in my art studio creating oil paintings, I enjoy teaching others what I have learned in over a decade of schooling. I have trained with some of the top artists in the fine art industry and learned many of their secrets to share with you. My methods combine classical and

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Gary
Megan is an outstanding artist as I noted seeing her portfolio and some work she shared at the start of our lesson but a great teacher as well! Very positive, easy to understand, clear about next steps and gives homework to do on if you want to really dig in. Looking forward to the next session!
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I loved it it was challenging
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Nicole P.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Nicole P.

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Learn how to paint what you see and use your acrylic paint in ways you never knew it could be used! Mix color like a pro, use layers to your advantage, and make fun paintings of whatever you like. We will start wherever your skill level is now, even if you've never touched a paintbrush before. Let's create together!

About Nicole

I am a professional mixed media artist. My mediums include drawing (graphite, charcoal, pen, etc) acrylic paint, spray paint, oil paint, and more! I love teaching students who are excited to learn new things. I am a firm believer that anyone can make beautiful and unique art. Especially you! M

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Julie
A very productive and fun first lesson! I look forward to more lessons! Nicole is patient and so knowledgeable.
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Sandy K.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Bachelor of Fine Art, Suma Cum Laude, Painting from Columbus College of Art and Design
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sandy K.

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Students can expect to focus on learning a good foundation. I am familiar with several different approaches when working with acrylic paints. They include but are not limited to; direct painting, graphic approach, building up of layers using glazes and dry brushing. I also sensitive to the surfaces acrylic is used on; paper, canvas, fabric, metal and wood are just a few.

About Sandy

I believe in the power of art to change lives. I have been working as a professional artist for several decades and I love what I do. My work ranges from murals to intimate portraiture. My resume includes National Endowment for the Arts funded public art projects, solo exhibitions and museum shows.

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Misti H.
I’ve only had one lesson but great teacher. Patient, answers questions, explains things well n
Ethan Z.
My son Ethan was set satisfied and would like to continue for more lessons with Sandy !
Seife T.
My first class with Sandy was very informative and helpful. I am looking forward to my next session.
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Chrissy S.

54 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $39
  • Speaks French, Dutch, German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded After School Marketing Program Scholarship from Chicago Tribune (A-S Marketing)
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Chrissy S.

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I'll teach you what supplies you need, how to mix colors and what techniques you need to make your painting. We'll experiment a lot and have fun!

About Chrissy

Originally born in Germany, Chrissy developed a passion for music, language and teaching early on. Right out of High School she helped her mother, who was an educator at that time, write and stage-manage a children's Musical which found great response from the audience. During her Music studies in t

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Daniel R.
Excellent teacher.
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Carl
Chrissy was incredibly helpful in determining how I learn and then devising a series of lesson plans that help me learn in the easiest and fastest manner. It's been great so far and I expect to make quick progress because of her skills and personality.
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Melanie C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • University of Texas at El Paso- Fine Arts from University of Texas El Paso
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Melanie C.

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Learning how to reign in this super versatile media is so much fun! Acrylic is a chameleon, and can be made to look like oil paint...or watercolor! This media is all about layering, and students will be instructed in how to do this successfully.

About Melanie

I take great joy in bringing art to the surface that the student didn't even know they had within them! Creating art is mainly about confidence, and I build that with each person, one on one. As they gain confidence, the techniques needed to create meaningful and engaging art come more easily. I ha

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Renna
My 4 year old absolutely loved her class. Ms. Mel is a great teacher!

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"Sandy is an awesome teacher and my daughter really enjoys working with her. She is warm and personable in addition to being a very talented artist and effective instructor."
Brooke
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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"I had the crazy idea of gifting to the girl I like a painting of her favorite flower. She lives in Shanghai and I was flying to over from New York. The problem was that I did not know how to paint. Because I had been so busy with work, I waited until last week before my flight to take lessons. Guiseppe guided me on how to approach my project and how to mix colors. Could not have done it without his instruction. Thank you."
Rodrigo Cortez
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Joe B.
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"She is very niice and patient."
Andrew
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"Very thorough and pedagogical. Had great impact on my painting."
Sigge
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Lauren is a great teacher I had my first lesson with her and I feel really hopeful about improving my painting skills. She is a keen listener, cooperative and very skillful.

Highly recommend :)"
Vendela
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Lauren W.
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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."
Nancy
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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"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."
Cristina
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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"My lesson with Sharon was a fantastic start. I'm not entirely new to art but I am fairly new to acrylic painting. She tailored our first lesson to start me with a solid foundation. Very excited to set up my next lesson!

Carl"
Carl
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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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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