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Tarin B.

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North Aurora, IL
Starting at $50
  • Bachelor of Arts from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Tarin B.

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I am currently working in the industry as a freelance photographer as well as a retail staff photographer. I have been photographing for 6+ years now. My focus is people! Portraiture I focus on includes weddings, headshots, lifestyle, fashion, and photojournalism/documentary. My main love is storytelling. I believe if you have a medium such as photography, storytelling is not only fitting - but also necessary. I will teach you how to create a story with lighting, techniques, angles, posing, and context. We will be able to focus on our sitter and bring out the most authentic imagery that fits them and you as an artist.

About Tarin

I am a daydreamer, storyteller, and artist. I am a chaser of light, adventure, and the little things in life. I am a collector of all things quirky, antique, and vintage. Tarin has been photographing since 2012. Specializing in portrait imagery with a photojournalistic feel, Tarin has created mul

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Tarin is an amazing teacher. Having never done anything related to photography she taught me how to use a camera and adjust the settings correctly very quickly. She is very professional and knowledgeable.
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David Z.

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West Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from The Alzheimer's Association Illinois Chapter
  • 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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Ren
My son enjoyed today’s lesson!
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 .
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Kelvin L.

143 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Music MA from University of Nottingham
  • Teaching since 1984
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Kelvin L.

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If you’re interested in learning photography – congratulations! Photography is a fun, practical hobby as well as an exciting career. Although learning photography does take a little patience, the rewards are certainly worth it. So, let’s start with the benefits of why you should learn photography.

- The ability to record special events like a child’s birthday, graduation or the family’s vacations with clear, focused well composed photographs.

- Never missing a picture of a special moment because you were searching for the right button or dial.

- Taking photos that you and your loved ones will enjoy displaying on your wall. By capturing your special memories in pictures, you can have a way to document and pass on these memories to future generations.

- Communicating through your photographs. A picture really is worth a thousand words! You can capture an expression that says it all. Or as we've seen in magazines like Time and National Geographic, you can shoot photographs ...

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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Michele K.
Kelvin is a wonderful instructor! He is very patient, personable, and seems very passionate about what he does. I highly recommend Kelvin!
Chris H.
Great guy!! Very intelligent
Olena
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Aly C.

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Starting at $50
  • BA FOne Art from Kean University
  • Teaching since 1966
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Aly C.

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Find your hidden talent, with easy to follow instructions. Free the artist in you, explore the wonderful medium of oil painting. You will produce a beautiful picture that your friends and family will love to see and ask to to make one for them. You will fulfill your dream of being free as an artist to create, create, create. As others have been doing for years. i have taught for over 40 years and love seeing my students develop their talent. Join us!

About Aly

Hello, I have been doing art since I was 7 years old. I was fortunate to take lessons from a local watercolor artist and have followed this through out my education. From a High School that you had to qualify for not only academically, but artistically to College where I earned my BA in Fine Art an

Alessandro D.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Italian Literature from University of Turin
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Alessandro D.

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About Alessandro

Hi! My name is Alex, and I have a degree in Italian modern literature from the University of Turin. Apart from being a native Italian speaker, I am also fluent in English. I currently live in Portland, Oregon and I enjoy music, photography, hiking and food! I am also a professional photographer

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Alex is the BEST!
John
Alessandro is so Patient and understanding. He always goes the extra mile to make sure I understand. Very very happy with lessons so far.
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The best

Monica G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $16
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Monica G.

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About monica

I have taught ESL for 2 years in South Korea. I have my TEFL certificate as well. I also taught ESL in Atlanta for a semester at a private school. After, I taught a semester of private lessons for a Turkish family. I am new to Brooklyn and looking to help anyone learn English the fun and easy way.

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"Highly recommend! Sharron is very talented and encompasses many different skills in the arts. Classes were always enjoyable - I learned and most importantly had a lot of fun! I appreciated how personable she was and feel more confident in my painting skills."
Jess
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Sharron J.
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"Excellent lesson. Very clear and helpful."
Richard
Took Drawing lessons from Eileen M.
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"I'm a believer in classical education so Kai was a perfect match as a teacher. Watching his demonstrations I visually register the method, and then the feedback I get on my drawings points me where I am lacking. I had all these ideas I wanted to draw/paint, but I couldn't form the correct shapes. I still have a long way to go to make those pieces but as van Gogh said "So that what used to seem to me to be desperately impossible is now gradually becoming possible". I guarantee you, learning realistic drawing will fuel your creativity even more.
Kai is an interactive teacher, so you will also hear many great stories and the names of many great artists that you can explore."
Ozge
Took Drawing lessons from Kai Lun Q.
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"Josiah is awesome. He develops an organized lesson plan with set goals in mind. I have learned a tremendous amount already."
Garrett
Took Photography lessons from Josiah J.
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"Julie is amazing! Very good with a beginner photographer. She teaches just like the teacher she is! So patient so knowledgeable but very structured. She does not go into teaching me just winging it. I look forward to class every week!"
Shelby
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"I wish I could give Sandra TEN stars; five are not enough. She's the best! She helped me see my pictures, and the world, in new ways. I was lucky enough to see her work with a variety of photographers, from students just starting out, to professionals who had been working in the field for years. They all had great things to say about her, and how she showed them how to improve their portfolios. Many of them went on to win contests thanks to her teaching. If you want a teacher that is easily approachable and very accessible, has a wonderful sense of humor, and will take you and your photos to a new level, do yourself a favor and contact Sandra. You'll be amazed!"
Mary
Took Photography lessons from Sandra E.
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"Excellent. Patient, knowledgeable and very helpful"
Mike
Took Drawing lessons from Andrea O.
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"She is great and caring."
Sharad
Took Painting lessons from Jennifer V.
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"Anastasia has outstanding skills and ability to explain complicated concepts. She also has very beautiful and unique sense of style which gives your paintings several extra levels of perception and meanings. The lessons were just perfect! Thank you!"
Andrew
Took Abstract Painting lessons from Anastasia B.
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"Great lesson! I feel prepared to start learning how to shoot in manual mode."
Stacy
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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