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Adeline H.

2 Reviews
Palatine, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks French, English
  • B.A. in Apparel Design from Dominican University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Adeline H.

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Painting can be an incredible way to express yourself and have fun. I will teach you the basics but with projects that are a lot more fun than painting a bowl of fruit!

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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David Z.

3 Reviews
West Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from The Alzheimer's Association Illinois Chapter
  • Teaching since 2010
  • BFA Fine Art Painting from Northern Illinois University
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David Z.

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Based upon a strict but fun adherence to keeping a sketchbook and a journal drawing gets improved. We start out with what makes a drawing for beginners and move through tones and values for intermediates by sticking to my formula for success. this includes using a sketchbook with assigned black and white photos every two weeks with grey scales entered.

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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Alison C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 10 to 85
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts from Columbus College of Art and Design
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Alison C.

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I am an oil painter working towards my MFA and years of experience. I have taught at ateliers in NYC and around the country. I break down the approach of painting and break down idea development into easy to follow methods and cater the lessons to what the individual student is interested in pursuing. Come paint with me! It will be fun!

About Alison

I am a painter in New York City currently enrolled in an MFA studio painting program at New York Studio School. I received her BFA from The Columbus College of Art and Design (2005). My work has been exhibited in the US and internationally at PAC Marseille in Marseille, France, el patio de mi casa

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Ruth H.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Awarded Emmy Award for the First Season of The Simpsons from The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ruth H.

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Please see some of my illustration on my profile page!

About Ruth

As an Emmy award winning animation artist with 27 years in the animation industry, I founded the non profit, EDU DESIGNS, to bring the arts back into schools. Check out my blog there for more information. I created the first Art Textbook to reference Math Standards to help teachers without an ar

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MATT
Wonderful experience!
Jasmine
Ruth brings her years of professional training & experience along with a humble, cheerful, teacherly personality. She is a jewel and I count myself very lucky to have found such a genuine & gifted artist.
Renata
Ruth is an absolute delight! She is not only talented but also kind which makes her a wonderful teacher. I would highly recommend her without any reservations!

Fattaneh B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Persian, English
  • Teaches students Male: 30 and up; Female: 20 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Fattaneh B.

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I teach you to step by step how to make a beautiful illustration even if you never draw before, You learn it in a fun relax way, art is about enjoying the moment and transfer it to a beautiful piece, skills will be master with times but with some tips and easy tricks you can still transfer your feelings into beautiful art.
I teach you based on your personality if you are person who loves details or loves more simple abstract pieces or love fantasy. art for each person is customized with his skills and his personality and his passion in a fun way.

About Fattaneh Anna

Wanna make beautiful Art pieces? That's what I help you makin' here. have fun, learn step by step , no matter what age you are or how much experience you have. There are so many resources for learning these days, right? but my goal is to teach you in a fun way, to master creativity and being th

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Dana
Fattaneh is a dedicated and talented artist. Very sweet and patient. I definitely recommend her.
 
Andrea
Fattaneh is an amazing artist and teacher. She is patient and teaches the details with full attention and empowers the students to become independent artists. I enjoyed my time so much and plan to use her services more and absolutely recommend her.
Anita
Fattaneh has been an extraordinarily amazing teacher! She is creative, patient and teaches the details very naturally. I enjoyed my sessions with her and totally recommend her.
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Julie D.

65 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Awarded Photojournalist Photographer of the Year - 2009 from Professional Photographers of California
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 18 to 80; Female: 16 to 80
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Julie D.

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From the basics of camera operations to field sessions, creativity assignments to photo processing in Lightroom and Photoshop, and even starting your photography business, we work together to develop training to meet your photography needs. I am known for my patience with students and am committed to your best learning experience.

Do you just want a review and critique of your photos to help you improve? Ask for our discounted fee for this service.

About Julie

How to Take an Online Class - Julie will teach you the process of signing up for and taking an online class. We will go through every step so you can be successful in today's world of online learning and work. Photography - Be the boss! Take control of your digital camera. Tutoring sessi

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Jennifer B.
My first lesson was yesterday. Julie is very easy to talk to, which is great for someone as introverted as I am. She is thorough in gaining an understanding of what you want to learn and gives several “homework” assignments for you to work on before your next lesson. I’m looking forward to our next session.
Carter
I learned a great deal from working with Julie in a very short amount of time. She's extremely knowledgable and very patient. I look forward to continuing sessions with her in pursuit of achieving my goals.
Maria W.
I was a little sceptical at first how this classroom session was going to go. Julie is exactly what I have hoped for in an instructor, very thorough in teaching in a manner that helps me understand not only about my camera, but, what is expected. I believe that Julie is a good fit for me.

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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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"Great teacher!! She knows what she's talking about and teaches at your own pace."
Jeffrey
Took Drawing lessons from Roya M.
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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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"very patient and detail oriented. Does not rush through and teaches really well. I am definitely going to sign up for more classes with her."
Deeksha
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Tiffany S.
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"I learnt a lot just the first lesson.He is very nice and professional.I am looking forward to attending my next lesson."
Christine
Took Drawing lessons from Brendan L.
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"She was patient with my technology foibles, and taught me how to use White Balance in a clear and concise manner."
Gail
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"It was a great lesson. Brendan is a very knowledgeable instructor. I was able learn so much in one lesson. I definitely recommend

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Rafael
Took Drawing lessons from Brendan L.
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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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"The first lesson was great. He was patient with me and my tech issues. He is very intelligent and easy to understand. His knowledge is unbelievable. He is a natural teacher. I appreciate everything he taught me and I am excited for the next lesson!"
Melissa Mills
Took Calligraphy lessons from Moataz A.
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"Jessica Maffia is not only a profoundly gifted and skilled professionally trained artist, but she is also a highly intuitive instructor. Jessica will happily meet you exactly where you are in your craft and inspire you to really improve, learn and grow in your drawing. Jessica's decade plus experience as an artist and teacher makes her a perfect instructor for those wanting to take their drawing practice more seriously and begin to master all the elements of this fine art. I have not had a more talented and inspiring instructor; Jessica evinces so much creative passion and artistic integrity that it becomes contagious. I am much better for having worked with her."
Tonie
Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
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