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Kevin R.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2015
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Kevin R.

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I like to explore the realms of graphic design with an open mind. Creation on the computer is a newish playground that everyone with any interest should be able to play in.

About Kevin

I grew up learning the piano, guitar, and other instruments throughout my childhood. Now I've taken my focus and put it into playing live electronic music in a band. After college, and working for a couple years, I bought an RV, remodeled it, and traveled around making music for 2 years. Now I

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David Z.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • BFA Fine Art Painting from Northern Illinois University
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David Z.

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• Use materials such as pens and ink, watercolors, charcoal and oil to create artwork.
• Confer with clients and other interested parties regarding the nature and content of artwork to be produced.
• Explain and demonstrate artistic techniques for clients of all ages.
• Collaborate, gather materials and design curriculum for art workshops in the community:
o Charcoal Over Watercolor Workshop
o Watercolor Workshop
o Acrylic Painting Workshop
o Self-Portraits in Charcoal Workshop
o Mixed Media Black Ink Over Gouache Workshop
o Oil Pastel Workshop “Beekle, The Imaginary Friend”

• Providing professional framing services for art workshop clientele
• Art brokering and marketing art material at various shows including:
o Art Show- Prairie Arts Festival, Schaumburg, 5-28-2017
• Sales, Murals Advertising and Promotional Artwork

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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Mark Y.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 16 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mark Y.

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Photography is a big part of our lives these days. It's a modern way of storytelling. Let me help you tell your story better. From Beginner to Advance, I cater the lessons to your needs.

A lifelong student of Photography myself, I have made my living as a professional Photographer for nearly 10 years. In addition to Shooting I have been teaching and helping others hone their craft for the past 4 years.

Many people want instant results but photography is a process. Despite the experience level of the photographer my goal is teach something new. Be it a concept or technique at the end of the session you will be one step closer to your goals.

The session doesn't end at the end of the hour. I provide e-mail support for questions pertaining to the discussed subject matter. I do assign homework and or conduct practical lessons so I also provide feedback and critique for photographs.

I use Lightroom and Photoshop for post processing and I am able to provide ...

About Mark Onewolf

I began photographing family events at the age of 8 years old. I was always fascinated with how things work and the camera was no exception. I learned to shoot with Film cameras. First with my Dad's Pentax and when I was employed I purchased my own. During my time in the Navy and Army I becam

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Kim
Mark OneWolf is a phenomenal teacher. Great photographers are not always great teachers, but here is a person who is both. I started with basics of not understanding much about photography beyond auto mode or about other modes on my camera, but he expertly guided me through the process of learning more about both. He is incredibly encouraging and responsive to questions, and is a kind an generous teacher.

I am now at the next level of learning about photo editing, and again, Mark goes the extra distance to research how we can more easily share images to discuss the editing process.

Do not let the online format stop you. Mark's style is very hands on.

He has exceeded all my expectations for an online class. He is an outstanding, and very patient, diligent and resourceful teacher. I highly recommend Mark and am looking forward to continued lessons with him.
Kim
Mark is a thoroughly knowledgeable, patient and encouraging instructor. I just completed a series of lessons with him to learn the basic elements of my new camera and settings so that I can go beyond the auto settings before embarking on a trip to Peru. I couldn't be happier with what Mark taught me. In addition to the basics of aperture, shutter and program auto modes, he provided very practical information on things like tripods, storage, programs and apps. I can't wait to take more lessons from Mark when I return from Peru!
Jess
Mark has taught me a lot of lessons in photography. Very knowledgeable in a broad range of disciplines (i.e. long exposures, head shots, weddings, street, editing, portraiture, product, and more). Covering so many categories of photography I feel gives him the ability to answer many questions that a specialized niche photographer would lack. I am a photographer and I get paid gigs, that's how good Mark is. I received my ROI 100x over. Highly recommended.

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Donela S.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Science from Stetson University
  • Teaches students 16 and up
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Donela S.

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Expect an environment where mistakes are not frowned upon, rather viewed as an expression of art.

About Donela

Hi I am new mom exploring teaching what I love to do: fitness and cooking. I look forward to sharing my mom and my Caribbean recipes, in hopes that you and your love ones will enjoy. Additionally, i look forward to teaching about the human body and what exercises help promote stronger joints, and

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Demitrius
My son truly enjoyed learning hosbtoskd his own seasoning and is looking forward to the next lesson.
Jackie
Looking to an intense, mechanical work out that will really get the sweat going? One on one with Ms. S. online will get you there! Her workouts are not only intense but will work muscles areas that you usually work enough in the gym. Will be scheduling much more!!!
Samuel
I Learned to make a variety of west indian dishes from Ms. Shillingford. Brown stew chicken, Oxtail, Shrimp Alfredo (w/ a Caribbean twist) are items on the menu now. Will definitely be returning for more lessons!!!

Matt G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Matt G.

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An artist, illustrator, designer, and animator with a bold and whimsical style, Matt's work across a variety of media bears the imprint of his agile and child-like imagination.
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Matt has authored and illustrated eleven picture books for children, including his own The Adventures Of Edison Matthews and A Bright House, the latter of which he's currently developing into an animated tv series.

About Matt

MATT GEILER is an artist, illustrator, comedian, and musician with a passion for making people laugh. A virtuoso musical improviser and freestyle rapper, Matt’s live appearances are completely off-the-cuff concerts of hilarious songs made up from audience suggestions. He’s toured and performed his

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Brian J.

Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Brian J.

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Everyone can draw. And anyone can draw better. The first step is easy—we just get you making the right connections between your eyes, hands, and mind. Then comes wiring your brain and muscles through active learning and meaningful practice over the long term. As an instructor, I will give you exercises and projects that turn on the light bulbs. The feedback I will give you is two-fold: 1) I respond to your work as a viewer, so that you can learn to see your own work more objectively; 2) I relate to your art making as a fellow learner and share the ways that I have learned. Developing your craft is a lifelong pursuit that sees you continuously growing as an artist. I have found that my beginning students, without exception, get off to a great start on this journey and intermediate students never fail to rapidly evolve. Whether new to drawing or seasoned, my students always inspire and motivate me with their creativity. Sign up and you'll be drawing and seeing things in new ways from ...

About Brian

Education— BFA, Printmaking, Ohio University, 1992. MA, Painting, Kent State University, 1999. MFA, Figurative Painting, Academy of Art University, 2014. Teaching— Solon Center for the Arts Valley Art Center Fairmount Center for the Arts Akron ArtWorks Active Exhibiting, 1985–present

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"I really love taking painting lessons with Eileen at her studio. First of all, the studio is in an awesome old factory building and has a really cool vibe. Secondly, Eileen knows all kinds of techniques and was really good at settIng up exercises that were simple (not overwhelming or stressful) but still allowed a lot of room for me to experiment with color and brushwork."
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"Julie is a very good teacher. She is clear and direct, and has focused feedback to bring my projects to the next level. Both in business and photography, she has provided key information. I hope to work with her for a very long time!"
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"Moataz is a really great instructor who is very knowledgeable about lettering. We started with the basics of letters, such as proportions and different writing instruments. I felt like I left my lesson with a good foundation of what lettering is all about. He also pointed me to some very good online resources to help me with my learning. I only did one lesson because I just wanted a quick primer, but would definitely recommend Moataz for anyone interested in pursuing this art further."
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"Personable and knowledgeable, it’s going to be productive working with Lily. I told her that these were my first formal lessons and she covered basic techniques and situations when they could be used to their greatest advantage. She listens closely and offered solutions to issues she was able to identify with her expertise. Complimentary and encouraging, she is a great instructor."
- Connie
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Lily S.
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"I learned to paint from real objects and landscape instead of copying from a picture and I love it."
- Parri
Took Oil Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"Very interesting!"
- Xuan
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Julie takes the time to teach new concepts and continues to challenge me. She also helps me apply and practice what I am learning. She is very knowledgable in the many areas of photography and has a lot of experience. I always enjoy my tutoring sessions with Julie!"
- Dana
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Amber and my son Peter just had their first lesson and he drew an AMAZING bird. She was patient and handled a 9 year old easily. Can't wait for more lessons. So fun!"
- Staci Heldring
Took Drawing lessons from Amber R.
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"Kevin is helping our son with drawing skills and the improvement is outstanding! Excellent teacher and just what our son was looking for"
- Samuel
Took Drawing lessons from Kelvin L.
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