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Sheryl N.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $97
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  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Sheryl N.

Chicago, IL

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Experienced visual arts teacher of 10 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of drawing and painting skills. I specialize in Abstract Realism, but typically use a variety of art books for each students exploration.

About Sheryl

I have been involved in many different Art Worlds since the age of 11. To me it seems like a journey through different lands, acquiring skills and learning about people, lands, and styles of art the whole way. My paintings have been in juried shows, outdoor fairs, galleries, residences, and busines

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David Z.

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Geneva, IL
Starting at $35
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  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from The Alzheimer's Association Illinois Chapter
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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David Z.

Geneva, IL

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Acrylic Painting Workshops have been proven winners in teaching the fundamentals of acrylic painting, Covering everything from stretching canvas, placing a protective coating and base, paints and brushes with examples to walk you through to creating wonderful pieces of art. For advanced levels the Grisalle method is a mature way of providing an underpainting study for your work.

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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April 15, 2018
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!
April 15, 2018
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 .
April 14, 2018
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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Azadeh H.

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

Chicago, IL

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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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Jonathan Y.

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Photography
Starting at $60
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
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Jonathan Y.

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A photojournalist and wedding photographer with 15 years of experience. Jonathan has a passion for teaching and loves seeing his students thrive. All ages
and skill levels welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs and goals of each student. You'll soon have the foundation to take timeless photos or take your skills to the next level. Shoot me a message, I'd love to hear from you!

About Jonathan

I am a professional photographer specializing in photojournalism, portrait, food, and wedding photography. I graduated from UCLA and have worked professionally in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York. Students can expect to improve week to week in their photography skills. Every photographer

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February 16, 2019
Diane
Jonathan is without a doubt a talented professional photographer / artist. Yet he has adapted himself to working with a novice trying to navigate a new digital camera before a big Patagonia vacation of a lifetime. Whether you are a beginner like I am or a professional photographer looking to improve your game, Jonathan will exceed your expectations. I like his patient and calm approach to my questions and after only two lessons I have already improved so much.
January 13, 2019
Jeff W.
I have learned a lot from Jonathan so far. He has been very helpful in helping me understand PhotoShop and Lightroom. I would highly recommend him.
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December 17, 2018
Jeff
Jonathan is a really good instructor. He has helped me out a lot so far with the different software applications to do with photography. I’m still learning, but every lesson I get more invaluable information from him.
I would highly recommend him.
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James W.

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Illustration
Starting at $30
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  • Speaks French - Canadian (Quebec) French, British English, American English, Australian English, Canadian French
  • Several Schools from Various
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James W.

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Panting and Drawings, Model Design, Animation Design, Illustration, Advertising For The Web, Album Design , Logo Creation. Painting in Photoshop.

About James

New 6 Month and One Year Courses Taught: 1. Radio Introduction Personality Broadcasting. 2. Guitar Studies Advanced 3. Music Industry 4. Advanced Composition 5. Sound Design 6. Abelton LIVE 7. Premix Setup and Post Production 8. PR and Promotions Business Background: I worked for Eddie Van Hal

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November 19, 2019
Paula D.
James is a very patient, compassionate, knowledgeable, creative, and inspiring life coach, and he helps me tremendously with realizing my vocational and educational hopes and dreams, plus he is a lot of fun to work with and learn from. Most definitely several points above average!:)
July 31, 2019
Nicholas
James Walsh has helped me in more ways than can I could even imagine in the past 6 months I have trained with him. His challenges and ideas lit a creative spark in my mind, helping me express myself through playing the role of a character nicely (absolutely loving the accent practice i am being taught in). He has also provided a very therapeutic healing for my mental health, helping me to be more spontaneous and witty, instead of the wooden and mechanical person I once was.

James has a ridiculous amount of connections, resources and ideas at his hands, and gladly offers him to me to help me in my Method Acting. For those looking for a career in Acting, Comedy, or Film, James is definitely your man for opening several doors.

Throughout the months, he has been very supportive and encouraging, oftentimes doing welfare checkups on me throughout the week and showing me new ideas and techniques in film, acting and spontaneity. He demonstrates patience with learning curves, and gives good assignments to work on through the week for the next time you meet up. He also is understanding if you cannot make an appointment.

In terms of the actual classes, they are phenomenal. Many classes, when deliberately practicing, feel more like an actual In-the-moment conversation rather than a mechanical " Do this than that" layout. He gives a lot of good and fair feedback for improvement at the end of the class, and following the advice never failed to be right. Be prepared for time to fly, though, as 45 minutes will feel like 10, especially if you are REALLY in character and going back and forth with him on random topics, which almost make you feel like you have a hidden persona lol.

All in all, James is very experienced and skilled in teaching students of all walks of life, from aspiring actors/actresses to would be filmmakers to people simply looking to learn life skills that are invaluable to life, career, relationships and even mental health! There is something for all in this coach's teachings, provided you are wiling to put in the work. Phenomenal teacher and an all around great person!
March 13, 2019
Cory C.
James is a very caring teacher who took the time to get to know my strengths and weaknesses. He has many years of experience in this field and it shows in his lessons.

Thank you James for the training, I grew as a improv student from the time I worked with you. I utilized this class as a test for my profession (business) and am grateful that I selected you as a mentor/teacher. I am happy with the results and may be knocking on your door again down the road. Stay tuned.
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Rachel C.

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Drawing
Starting at $34
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  • Awarded Phi Alpha Chi from Gordon College
  • Visual Art Undergraduate w/ Minor in English from Gordon College
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Want to draw your best friend, lifetime pet, or a flower you might have come across on a recent walk? Or, do you just wish you could record your memories and dreams? Well, as it happens, you can.

Drawing with me will empower you with a basic understanding of shape, movement, line quality, light and shadows, composition, perspective, critical thinking, and best of all, the confidence to draw anything.

My approach to teaching art is influenced by my teachers from grade school through college as well as Betty Edwards' Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain and Mona Brookes' Drawing with Children: A Creative Method for Adult Beginners, Too.

To see if this course is right for you email me to start a conversation about your interests and expectations.

About Rachel

Hello everyone! I am so excited to meet you and see what you have to say through art. Art is a way of seeing and understanding the world. Learning the basic tools for understanding and creating art will enrich your life, regardless of who you are. To tell you more about myself, in New Engla

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Took Drawing lessons from David L.
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- Samantha
Took Photography lessons from Jonathan "JC" C.
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"I was very lucky to take private lessons with Danil - after only a few of them I had a clear systematic approach to my drawing process. I very much appreciate analytical way of work in art, and that’s what Danil was doing greatly : he sharpens the tools while keeping your individuality. Highly recommended!"
- Ira Polubesova
Took Drawing lessons from Danil G.
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Highly knowledgeable and very attentive to the student's needs."
- Katerina
Took Drawing lessons from Danil G.
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"He's the best! Lessons are tailored by questions asked. He is knowledgeable and flexible. I highly recommend him."
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Took Photography lessons from John O.
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"I really am enjoying my art lessons with Deron. Drawing is something I've wanted to learn for years. Deron is personable, patient, and quite knowledgable in this realm. He's a talented artist! I feel like I gain new insights after every lesson."
- Heidi
Took Drawing lessons from Deron C.
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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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"Julie is very easy to work with. She is very knowledgeable and her teaching style is very easy to understand."
- Alex
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Omar is an excellent teacher and artist. He is also very patient. Highly recommended!"
- Jeremy
Took Drawing lessons from Omar R.
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"She was absolutely patient and was able to work with and engage my son who has a learning disability. She did a great job making him feel comfortable and after only one session I could see his confidence go up as he continued to draw into the evening. She really enjoys what she does and it shows in the way she worked with my son."
- Joshua
Took Drawing lessons from Kerstin R.
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