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Dan L.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks english
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dan L.

17 Reviews
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I have been a professional oil painter for 36 years and have taught oil and acrylic painting classes fro over a decade. I teach a casual, fun but serious style class. My goal is to teach the basics of creating a simple strong painting in a semi realistic style. However, my goal is to allow the student to develop their own individual style. Understanding the creative process is also key to making good art.

About Dan

My name is Dan. The only thing that I love more than painting is teaching students how to paint. I call my teaching method, "serious play". In other words, I want the students to learn something of value during each class, but also to enjoy the creative process that is key to making a successful p

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Katy G.
Been taking lessons for a while now and I look forward to it every week. Great person and great instructor.
Lawrence S.
GOOD!
Chris W.
Keep the brushes wet, make every stroke count! Very patient - you’ve just got to do it. Been invaluable in guiding the composition - he can’t hold the brush for you! For a “left brained” person like myself I need to get the “slap”!😄
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Sandy K.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sandy K.

13 Reviews
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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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Nora S.
The first session with Sandy went very well. She was able to ascertain quickly the level of my daughter's skill and determine a course of action that will take her to the next level of her art. We are excited to see the result of the remaining sessions.
Maria
Sandy is awesome
Elizabeth Jane A.
Sandy is encouraging, flexible, conscientious, knowledgeable, and highly-talented. She had the unique ability to meet me where I was at in my painting journey early on.
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Megan R.

68 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $95
  • BFA Painting from Texas State University
  • Awarded The Edge of Realism from Abend Gallery
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Megan R.

68 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

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 an

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Barbara
I learned about the composition of various paints, how to paint with water plus color and how to mix paints. In previous classes, I was not taught this Megan explains clearly. She will have you paint along with her to create a picture that demonstrates each lesson. For a virtual lesson, it was done well
Trina L.
She is very descriptive and is very good at teaching how to blend paint and use various techniques to master painting. I look forward every week to my lessons!
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Rita C.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Awarded Lio Pilla Excellence in Art and Achievement Award for Top Graduating Student from Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia
  • Teaching since 1983
  • BFA Printmaking and Education from Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia
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Rita C.

6 Reviews
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Hi! Are you frustrated with muddy and poor color choices in your paintings, the inaccurate drawing of your subject, and overall mediocrity? I will help you overcome the fear and frustration of painting with some sound color theory and drawing methods. You can learn to apply colors that are bold and fresh. As artists who continually learn, I believe there is no wrong in exploring colors. When we continue to paint, we learn what didn't work and apply what does work. That is how we improve! The more we practice in small steps, the greater our success!

About Rita

I have been teaching and painting since 1983. I am also a professional mural artist and found that my painting improved many years after art school. I was frustrated back then and painting seemed so complicated! Is that you? I figured out, with my own research, the freedom and fun in painting. Y

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John
Rita is a terrific teacher. She is encouraging and adds real tangible value to my paintings and knowledge base. I thoroughly recommend her.
Elizabeth
Rita taught my 3 children for 3 years. She is an outstanding art teacher- very patient and sensitive to their needs in their artistic development.
Rachael
Great teacher!

Morgan U.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $21
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Morgan U.

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Hello! Kudos to you for taking the first step on your creative journey!

Have you ever looked at a beautiful piece of art and thought "I wish I could do that." You can. All it takes is practice.

I can break things down for you in a way that makes sense to you, show you the easy, reproducible steps to create the beautiful art that you dream of making. I firmly believe that anyone can achieve their artistic goals, no matter how young or old they are.

Let me help you start today!

About Morgan

I love all things artistic, from realistic oil painting to hand embroidery. I have a broad range of interests and proficiency in many painting and drawing mediums. The way I teach is very laid back, and dertermined by what the student needs and wants. We start by sitting down and discussing

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Rowan
I decided to take painting lessons from Morgan because while I have experience in drawing, I was a complete beginner when it comes to painting. Now after just a couple months of biweekly lessons, I feel like I have a good grasp on the fundamentals of oil painting. I've already painted several pieces that I really like. Morgan has been very supportive and knowledgeable the whole way through. I'm very glad I decided to take lessons from her.
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Sandy K.

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

13 Reviews
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Online Acrylic Painting Teacher

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

Recent Reviews
Nora S.
The first session with Sandy went very well. She was able to ascertain quickly the level of my daughter's skill and determine a course of action that will take her to the next level of her art. We are excited to see the result of the remaining sessions.
Maria
Sandy is awesome
Elizabeth Jane A.
Sandy is encouraging, flexible, conscientious, knowledgeable, and highly-talented. She had the unique ability to meet me where I was at in my painting journey early on.

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Average Cost of Acrylic Painting Lessons in Joliet, IL

The average cost of 60-minute acrylic painting lessons in Joliet is $74. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $122 per hour.
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"By far, the best instruction I ever had in acrylic painting!! Joe is so talented and easy to follow. He gave precise directions and took the time to explain every little step. I highly recommend Joe as he provides wonderful lessons for the artist in anyone :)"
Jay
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Giuseppe B.
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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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"He is a great art teacher. I enjoyed every time I took his classes via online. They were great experience and he made me realize that I have more talent as an artist!"
Martha
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Ohashi R.
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"Melissa is an awesome instructor. She let me take my time. Easy to work with. Very detailed, can't wait for my next class."
Sherry
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Melissa M.
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"My nephew had a great time. Thank you!"
Jeremiah
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Deepali L.
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"Sandy is encouraging, flexible, conscientious, knowledgeable, and highly-talented. She had the unique ability to meet me where I was at in my painting journey early on."
Elizabeth Jane
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sandy K.
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"Megan is fantastic! I have an art and design background but never studied painting itself. I came to her with two example artists whose styles I love and wanted to work towards. We did weekly classes for a few months - she was able to take me through the basics quickly, progressing more and more into advanced techniques needed to emulate specific effects as we deciphered these artists' works and their processes. She's an active listener, is always prepared, and adapts immediately to your needs as an artist and where you want to go. I'm taking time now to churn out some works and will absolutely be back for further lessons and critiques. "
Tom
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Joe is an awesome instructor. He let me take my time and had a tremendous amount of patience. He was very easy to work with and very detailed. I can't wait for my next class!"
Rachel
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"Megan was very prepared. In one hour only she walked my daughter through creating an entire acrylic paint beach scene. My daughter enjoyed it very much."
Cecilia
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Sharon is an excellent instructor. She teaches a logical approach color theory through a series of assignments requiring a progression of limited color combinations. She emphasizes the importance of developing light and shadow to create and activate form. Anyone who wants to excel at painting will profit from her expertise."
Dr. Mike
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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