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Melissa M.

Dunlap, IL
Starting at $50
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  • Music Education from Eastern Illinois University
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1997
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In our photography classes, I teach students just taking a brand new dslr camera out of the box how to use the camera in manual mode like a professional. We discuss technical aspects including the exposure triangle, composition, lighting and more.

About Melissa

I am a professional singer, pianist, and photographer. I studies at EIU with a Bachelors of Music, specifically voice and piano. Voice students can expect to improve week to week in their vocal technique. Every voice has a unique timbre; I teach students to release built up tension and apply found

September 24, 2019
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Jinwoo C.

Starting at $84
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Teaches students 16 and up
  • BA/AA from Otis College of Art and Design
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Want to learn digital photography? I have graduated from Otis College of Art and Design as a digital graphics/motion graphics while learning videography & Photography. But my passion for photography sat at heart and have been a professional photographer for the last 11 years. I now own a 1600 sq ft photo studio in Fullerton, CA. I teach studio lighting photography as well as outdoor natural/controlled lighting. Beginners will learn how to use and set up your DSLR to intermediate classes will learn about understanding lighting to setting up controlled lighting and experts will be learning about special effects and working with models and more. Let's talk photography together!

About Jinwoo

Hello, My name is Jinu and I am a Korean American photographer from Fullerton, CA. I love to share my talent with people who are willing to learn. I will be teaching photography and Korean for now, but if people are interested in learning videography, editing, graphic design, photoshop compositi

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Boris K.

Starting at $70
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio

  • Speaks English, Russian, French
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 13 and up
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I am an artist - painter, scenic designer and mural artist.
I also teach art for more than 10 years.
I graduated with a Master Degree in Painting and Scenic Design at Moscow Art School, Russia.
I teach different painting media including oil, acrylic, watercolor. As well a drawing media - crayon, charcoal, pastel, etc.
Beginners and advanced students are welcome. I also prepare students who dream about Art Schools and professional career.
I have two approaches.
With my advice, students choose media, style, subjects and work under professional guidance.
Or, I teach the classical path to visual art, which requires a more structured approach.
Discussions and references to art history, an important part of the class.

About Boris

I am an artist - painter, scenic designer and mural artist. I also teach art for more than 10 years. I graduated with a Master Degree in Painting and Scenic Design at Moscow Art School, Russia. Since then I participated in numerous art exhibits in Russia, France, Australia, Italy, and the US,

May 27, 2019
I am so fortunate to have Boris as my art class teacher! Starting from December 2018, by now I have attended about 20 x 2+ hours of private lessons held in his studio and love going there on weekends. Within few sessions I learned that Boris has excellent educational background and proven life-long miscellaneous art experiences backed up with striking masterpieces - his own art creations.

Boris undoubtedly is a marvelous teacher and educator for those students who want to go beyond mechanistic approaches to the drawing and painting, willing expand their ways to ‘perceive’ the visual art. Boris has unique talent to deliver information and instructions in a concise and clear manner aided with his unlimited patience and politeness. Self-trained hobbyist in watercolor, I never took formal classes before; being engineer by trade, was a bit uncertain if we can get along smoothly due to big gaps on my side. That doubt disappeared after just couple of our meetings. Boris has adapted to my needs well above my expectations by giving just right amount of elements of classical academic disciplines - which I personally was looking for - such as perspective, composition, light and color, forms, constructional drawing.

My initial interest was to work in acrylic for landscape painting from photographs on a medium sized canvas. Boris’ suggestion to start with still life painting (completed as the very first project) was a saver for the ongoing mountain depiction project, relatively complex. I am gladly satisfied with his guidance, solution proposals, and corrections – I like the friendly atmosphere in his studio and "behind-the-scene" explanations why he thinks this or that could be made more professional. My painting perception is also growing because of art history studies I do at home following talks and lectures Boris gives during our classes; I like to review and study illustrations in books and online materials that he recommends – now I know much more about famous artists and major directions in visual art and art advances throughout the centuries.

Standing shoulder-to-shoulder to advanced, really experienced artist, is a stirring feeling and thanks to Boris’ soft skills, I can tell I am respected and taken care of. During 2019 spring break I brought my 15yo son for 4 master class sessions at Boris studio, and they have finished a pretty looking painting on 18x24 inch canvas in acrylic on an extraterrestrial planet theme; which has significantly promoted my son’s interests both in art and astronomy. My son enjoyed talking to teacher, our time was worthy spent on ‘painting bootcamp’.

Boris gives memorable, highly narrative hands-on sessions on color blocking, shading, underpainting, color mixing, value and tone balance solutions, one-line drawing, composition, and many more. I feel I am back to a good school where I do acquire my new painting skills at a rate I can control.

I strongly recommend Boris to both kids and adults.
May 22, 2019
I am taking Boris’s classes for more than 4 years and am more than happy with my progress. Boris is an amazing teacher and a very talented artist with lots of experience and knowledge of art history. He helped me work on my creativity, master different techniques, explore various mediums and challenge myself. I took group and individual classes and both formats worked fine. I am always looking forward to my art classes with Boris as I learn something new and they are never boring.

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Sandra E.

Starting at $100
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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I'm Sandra. I've worked with thousands of photographers and designers – from beginners to the best in the business in print, online and video formats. I've helped them find their unique route to achieve their potential. I'm quick, honest, easy to understand; I inspire you, show you steps and help grow. I can help with technical issues but my focus is on helping you see more. In teaching college classes, my main student comment is, "I will never look at anything the same way again."

About Sandra

If you just want to learn software programs or camera operation, go elsewhere. But if you want to learn to SEE and become a true photographer, Sandra is the coach to work with. Although software and hardware are certainly part of our discussion, software and cameras don't make pictures – you, your

August 24, 2018
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!
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Marty W.

Starting at $31
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Background Checked
  • Speaks Spanish (For singing and limited usage), Italian (for singing)
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Marty W.


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Although my focus as a TakeLessons teacher is primarily in music, I also teach a killer Calligraphy class. I do not take the fact that I am 'multi-talented' lightly. I know good calligraphy and I know mediocre calligraphy. Before getting more involved with music, I taught Calligraphy at a junior college for 7 years. I taught over 750 students and took classes from a student of Donald Jackson, one of the Scribes of the Queen of England. I can strengthen the work and techniques of intermediate or advanced calligraphers (and illuminators) and am very adept at teaching beginners. We can meet in my music studio or your home. I have a list of preferred materials and love this amazing communication form.

About Marty

Open up to your own unique voice. Play piano with energy and freedom. "With singing, your body is your instrument. Helping you become all you can be as a performer is my number one goal. Protecting your voice is a close second as we work to strengthen your vocal range and the quality of your so

December 5, 2019
Marty is a wonderful teacher and very easy to understand. I tried many online packages and other teachers and I could not keep up with their instruction. Marty is clear and has figured out ways to make It possible for me to play much faster than I ever thought I could. I will be returning from a trip east and will continue my lessons when I return. I am very happy that I found Marty.
November 29, 2019
James M.
Having Marty as a piano teacher has been amazing. I’m 3 lessons in and I’m very surprised at how far I’ve come in such a short amount of time with Marty’s guidance. Marty does not have a set curriculum that you must follow. Instead, she forms the lessons around the student and their needs. Marty is so great at interpreting where you are, the pace you need to go, and the best practices that will fit your personality/habits. She provides assignments that will keep you busy throughout the week as you practice. I’ve never felt like I’ve been pushed too hard either. Marty gives assignments that will not be too overwhelming, but at the same time, they are ones that are very fun because you see the improvement in your playing. To be able to find this balance shows the sign of a great teacher in my eyes. Only 3 lessons in, and yet I felt compelled to write this review in such a short amount of time. Thank you Marty!
November 27, 2019
Robert E.
Great teacher on my son's 1st ear training looking forward on future lessons with her.
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Timothy K.

Starting at $30
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Background Checked
  • Drawing & Oil painting from New Masters School of Art
  • Teaching since 2016
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Do you want to draw like Rembrandt? Do you want to be the next Van Gogh? Or maybe you want to be able to draw simple subject matter, like your family dog! Well, these are the online classes for you! My name is Timothy and I have been drawing for 30 years (pencil, pen & ink, colored pencil, and oil pastel). I enjoy sharing my art experience with others, no matter what age, no matter where you are beginning. I can begin with the simplest subject matter in drawing, like cartoons, and advance you into more advanced subject matter such as portraiture and drawing from life. My training is a balance of self taught instruction and my art teacher, John Gordon of, the designer of the Green Bay Packers logo!
What are you waiting for? Now is the time to cultivate your inner artist and use your artistic talents like never before. Contact me and let’s get the ball rolling.

About Timothy

I am a fun-loving art teacher who is looking for art students of all ages who want to learn, learn, learn! I enjoy sharing my experiences with you as I draw and paint, you can learn from my successes and my mistakes as an artist. To begin, I will ask you one thing: what is your goal and how far you

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"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.
- Jeff
Took Photography lessons from Jonathan Y.
"Great teacher!"
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Took Oil Painting lessons from Rita C.
"The best detail oriented, caring teacher I ever had."
- mike
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"Best painter in the west!!! Love this man mucho, definitely recommend!"
- Wyatt
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Sheldon M.
"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!"
- Julie
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
"Sandy was amazing! It usually takes my Rocky a while to warm up to new people but he took to Sandy immediately. Rocky was asking when he can have her back as soon as she left."
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