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Azadeh H.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Azadeh H.

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I am an independent professional visual artist, with over 20 years' hands on teaching experience in U.S. and abroad.
At the age of 13, I began learning how to paint with my father, who is an established artist, in an informal studio class. Later, I decided to pursue higher education in fine arts and received my BFA and MFA degrees. While working on my Bachelor’s degree, I began teaching in schools and later in my private studio.
My expertise is to help others to discover their special talent, as I believe every person has a unique sense of creation. As an experienced art teacher and mentor, I have always provided a solid education for every one of my students and I have demonstrated an ability to engage students from diverse academic backgrounds and age groups.
My goal is to develop an understanding of and enthusiasm for arts in others by addressing different learning styles. I demonstrate both traditional practices and contemporary critical and technical approaches to painting.

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About Azadeh

I am an independent professional visual artist, with over 20 years' hands on teaching experience in U.S. and abroad. At the age of 13, I began learning how to paint with my father, who is an established artist, in an informal studio class. Later, I decided to pursue higher education in fine arts a

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Adeline H.

Palatine, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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Monica N.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Massachusetts Cultural Councilʼs Artist Fellowships from Massachusetts Cultural Council
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Monica N.

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Students learn different tools to help develop drawing skills and techniques, and expand their visual vocabulary. This class covers drawing fundamentals, as well as less conventional approaches to composition and drawing.

About Monica

I'm an artist specializing in drawing and painting classes for young adults and adults. You'll receive personalized instruction from a classically trained artist. My mission is to give Students the skills to draw and paint realistically, and express themselves.

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Val
I can't say enough about Monica. She is able to bring out the best in her students and allow them to express their talent . Her bright outlook and encouragement allowed me to grow as an artist. She is like an art mentor that will allow you to flourish.

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Irina L.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Awarded Love Mentor Series Photo Contest from Popular Photography Magazine
  • Master in Hospitality Management from Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University
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Irina L.

8 Reviews
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Personal lessons tailored to your individual needs with custom handouts. No boring theory, just practical and useful tips. Photography business- how to choose your niche and how to successfully market yourself.

About Irina

Photographers are storytellers. Are you ready to tell your personal photo story?

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Ahlyia L.
Great start to first lesson
Kathryn (Royal)
I lost the "joy" of photography with Irina. Technically, she knows her stuff, but her sensitivity and people skills are lacking. Barely an encouraging word. I felt degraded, nervous, and overall shitty by the end of the second lesson. Hoping for a better experience with another teacher.
Desislava G.
Irina is amazing... I would never even think that I can create such beautiful photographies.
My father used to have a small photo lab at the loft and it was like a magic to me. I was always passionate to learn the beauty of photography however I never got the chance to.
I took few classes with Irina, she helped me to create incredible photos for my marketing campaign.
Irina is very professional and patient teacher, she has deep knowledge of photography and she makes it fun to learn.
I would recommend Irina to anyone who wants to learn photography.

Dakota W.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Certificate in Studio Acting from American Musical and Dramatic Academy
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Dakota W.

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I can teach you the art of realism and how to draw from pictures~

About Dakota

Hello! I am a trained, working actor with real world experience. Anything else you need to know, if you're looking for a lesson for yourself, is in the class description. Thanks! Now if you are a parent, let me direct you to the babysitting agency Pinch Sitters, on whose website you can see that I

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Jennie
Dakota is incredibly patient and explains things very well. She helped me very much with the project I worked on.
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Roya M.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $44
  • Speaks english, Farsi
  • Teaches students 16 and up
  • M.F.A from NMSU
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Roya M.

17 Reviews
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I have more than 10 years of experience in teaching drawing and painting in university and college.
I cover realistic style to abstract art with watercolor, oil, or acrylic. Also, you will learn a variety of techniques like glazing, impasto, and alla prima. subject matter can start with still life and continue architecture, landscape, and figurative art.

About Roya

My name is Roya. I am a professional artist and educator, and I’m a professor in painting and drawing.It would be my pleasure to teach you painting or drawing. Over the last 10 years, I have taught painting and drawing, including figure drawing and painting courses in universities and colleges.

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Darya
Roya is Amazing!!!! The first time I went to Roya, she asked me what exactly I wanted to learn, and really tailored my lessons to encompass all my interests and things that were important to me. She is patient, sweet, and THE BEST teacher I have ever had (that's a lot coming from an art major).

I have changed many private teachers in the last few years, and ever since I found Roya, I couldn't imagine having anyone else teach me. She is truly a golden treasure.

I have seen her teach to people of all levels, and she has been incredible with every single one of them. No matter your level, she will teach you what you want to learn.
Mani
Roya is an amazing teacher! I have no artistic talent but she was able to teach even me to draw. She’s patient kind and thoughtful and will sit with you until you have mastered everything you need to know.
Reed
Roya was very helpful and taught many new techniques that will easily be applied on my own. Would definitely recommend lessons with Roya.

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"Deron is a great instructor. He is very inspiring and he's patient. I recommend him highly!"
- Debra
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Deron C.
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"I have really enjoyed my drawing lessons with Kelvin! He is very detailed in his instruction and ensures that his students learn the essential skills necessary to become good drawers. He is very encouraging and honest in his feedback. I appreciate his transparency when critiquing my work. I need to hear the truth in order to get better. When I draw something that he is astounded by, I will know that I have truly earned his respect. My lessons fly by because we're having such a good time. I'm enjoying the journey."
- Jasmine Powell
Took Drawing lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Wonderful lesson... my daughter loved it!"
- Elizabeth
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Deron C.
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"It was great! Deron had me pick out a subject and send him the image ahead of time. He had it printed out and ready to go when I got there, along with the paint colors, brushes and everything. Very impressed with his organization. He went at just the right speed for me and we actually made good progress. I'm looking forward to the next lesson!"
- Nancy
Took Painting lessons from Deron C.
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"Hilda is Very welcoming as is her location. I met her and instantly felt at ease as did my son. I highly recommend her for anyone"
- Alex
Took Drawing lessons from Hilda R.
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"Julie's expertise as a teacher is wonderful - she is not only completely knowledgeable, but she is patient and has the fantastic ability to explain the most complex task in language that is clear and concise for the student to understand. My experience with Julie has been so amazing and I have learned so much - she has definitely taken me to the next level. Many thanks Julie."
- Kathy
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Jason was great! He engaged my son (11 yrs old) immediately and took him through a fun, introductory lesson (and even went over time)! We are definitely planning to continue with Jason."
- Owen
Took Drawing lessons from Jason M.
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"Great first class. I'm looking forward to my next class."
- Valerie
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Ty was one of my student teachers through CIA’s art Ed program. Ty was a wonderful art teacher. He truly cares about his students and their success."
- Kristin Smith
Took Drawing lessons from Ty'Jayh E.
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"I had a great abstract painting session with Roya. She had some sample pictues of the abstract art style I like. She gave me a bit of background about what it entails. I felt comfortable getting started and she gave me the direction I was looking for. Thanks!!!
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- Sonia
Took Abstract Painting lessons from Roya M.
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