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David Z.

3 Reviews
Cherry Valley, IL
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BFA Fine Art Painting from Northern Illinois University
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from The Alzheimer's Association Illinois Chapter
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David Z.

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Based upon a strict but fun adherence to keeping a sketchbook and a journal drawing gets improved. We start out with what makes a drawing for beginners and move through tones and values for intermediates by sticking to my formula for success. this includes using a sketchbook with assigned black and white photos every two weeks with grey scales entered.

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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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 .
Laura
David worked hard to teach my Grandson the fundamentals of drawing and painting. David made the lessons fun and interesting!

Andrea M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor Of Communications with a Visual Arts Minor (INC) from Red Deer College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Andrea M.

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Looking to merge art and growth? I have been teaching emotional intelligence (aka EQ) classes all over Alberta and BC for the last 3 years from ages 5 - 95. There are lots of painting classes out there, but very few about healing through art.

What is Emotional Intelligence? EQ is an umbrella term for how we relate to ourselves and to others. Self awareness, self management, social awareness and relationship management are key factors to having a high EQ.

Even though these skills are crucial in any community or society, we are often never taught these concepts. Why? Because emotions are greatly understudied. Emotions are messy. They are unpredictable. They hinder left brain thinking that Western culture prides itself on. However, without these vitally important competencies, we are left wondering why we didn't get that job, why we are fighting with loved ones, why we seemingly can't stick to our work out plans and why our world is in a very critical state

About Andrea

Welcome! thanks for taking a moment to scroll. I have taught classes all around Alberta and BC and I teach traditional drawing and painting. Currently, I am most excited to teach 'painting With Purpose: Emotional intelligence Through Art' classes. They are a series of three classes called Connect W

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Corrine
I attended one of Andrea’s ‘Emotional Intelligence Through Art’ workshops about a year ago, and it’s been one my of favorite tools for creative expression since then. Like Bob Ross, Andrea has a knack for making art accessible to everyone, and holds a space where everyone feels like an artist. Her facilitation style weaves together both guidance and independence for the artist, in which I felt safe and inspired to paint my deepest emotions. It was pure joy and connection getting to be a part of this experience!
Kimberley
Great class! Very unique!
NatalieB
I attended ‘Painting with a Purpose’ with my daughter. Andrea was super great at making color and expression with color accessible to all ages and personality types. She was thorough with her instructions and easy to listen to and learn from. I would definitely recommend her class!
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Sheldon M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Associate of Arts from Glendale Community College
  • Teaching since 2012
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Sheldon M.

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Want to learn to paint or draw your favorite scene or photo you took on your last vacation? Interested in learning how to creatively express your own artistic development through your favorite medium? I have been a practicing artist for 20+ years and I love seeing others progress with mediums they are personally interested in. Painting, drawing, photography and ceramic sculpture have been large focuses of my artistic career; coupling that with my love to educate others I'd enjoy the opportunity to talk to see if I could invest my time teaching you some of the skills and techniques I have learned from all around the world.

About Sheldon

I am an experienced artist that has traveled the world, learned from many teachers, observed, utilized tested techniques and have a mentality that I can always be learning. I studied art a little more than average in high school, but graduated with honors in college with several classes of studio l

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Wyatt
Best painter in the west!!! Love this man mucho, definitely recommend!
Ernesto Meza
What a pleasure it was having Sheldon come in and teach our youth! We planned a night of creativity for our youth at our church and Sheldon kindly volunteered and provided materials for our teens to have an awesome experience. He gave expert advise and technique but also embraced everyone creative side. Hope to have another night with Sheldon as our teacher. Super fun night!!
Bethann
Sheldon was highly recommended and I now see why! He came to our church’s youth night to teach us all about watercolor painting. He was patient, engaging, prepared, professional and so kind! We feel so blessed to have had him as a guest artist and look forward to having him back soon!

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Salma R.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Arabic, English
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Salma R.

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In this class, you will learn the basics of food photography, including staging, lighting, styling, and editing. Show off your beautiful dishes with either you phone camera or a DSLR. I will also teach you how to switch over from auto settings to achieving stunning images by going manual on your camera

About Salma

Hi, there! My name is Salma Repole. I've been teaching lessons for 5 years. I'm a loving and outgoing person and my teaching style is easy, simple, and effective. I look forward to helping you reach your goals!

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Yasmina P.
I enjoy my class with Ms. Salma Ruqaiyah
Yasmina P.
excellent..we look forward to her class every wednesday
Yasmina P.
It was so much fun learning with Ms.Salma-- Ruqaiyah

Tony T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Tony T.

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Did you ever want to learn art from a professional? what about someone who's worked at pixar? an animation studio? freelanced? i did it all.

As an illustrator it's my job to figure out multiple concepts for one idea. As a teacher, i like to believe that there's more than one day of doing something. With my one on one lesson plan and schedule, i cater everything to my student's specific needs. Most teachers do things strictly out of the book but then you don't share your wisdom, personal experience or technique that's involved. i stepped out of the illustration industry to continue a life of teaching. i want share my knowledge with the future generation of artists and help them grow to understand why they love to do art.

About Tony

Would you want to learn art by the book or, would you want to learn from someone who has experience being where you are to being a professional making it his life goal? I'm here to share my personal experience and knowledge with you as an artist. i started going to art high school, college and the

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Nathan H.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Audience Award for Short Film from Wexner Center for the Arts
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Nathan H.

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I've been cartooning since I was a young kid and I'm excited to share my experience with you! Within the first few lessons, we will cover your background, what cartoons you prefer, and how to begin creating stylized characters!

About Nathan

Hey! Thanks for checking out my teacher profile page! I'm really excited to share my knowledge of all things film, editing, illustration, video production and photography with you. I'm a Digital Marketing Director that works for the YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities. I previously worked on

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Anirays C.
When I started classes, I wasn't even sure what i was going to learn, and if it was going to work online, but Nathan found the way to direct what i wanted to do in a very fun and interactive way. I never want to leave our online classes, and now i'm doing a video by myself with all the tools I've learn in only 4 classes... I'm really excited to keep learning more skills to use on my projects and work!
Dominic C.
Great tutor, easy to get hold of. Highly recommended.

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Took Painting lessons from Giuseppe B.
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Took Calligraphy lessons from Isabela M.
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"Ms. Emily is open, approachable and focuses on the students interests. Ms. Emily has embraced my son's differing abilities and empowered him to believe in his artistict abilities, hopes, dreams and for making him feel he can achieve his dreams. I would recommend Ms. Emily to anyone interested in expanding their artistic talents. Thank you Ms. Emily for your acceptance, kindness and for sharing your artistic knowledge and talents with my son!"
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"Mark is a thoroughly knowledgeable, patient and encouraging instructor. I just completed a series of lessons with him to learn the basic elements of my new camera and settings so that I can go beyond the auto settings before embarking on a trip to Peru. I couldn't be happier with what Mark taught me. In addition to the basics of aperture, shutter and program auto modes, he provided very practical information on things like tripods, storage, programs and apps. I can't wait to take more lessons from Mark when I return from Peru!"
- Kim
Took Photography lessons from Mark Y.
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"Dan is a fantastic teacher. His demos are easy to follow and he answers your questions completely. This has been one of the best classes I have ever taken."
- Mike
Took Oil Painting lessons from Daniel L.
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"John has a true knowledge and understanding of different photography and how to solve the unique issues we had. We looked through over 20 instructors on google, etc before we picked John and would highly recommend him."
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Took Photography lessons from John O.
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Took Calligraphy lessons from Lorenzo D.
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"Roya is very personable, very patient, and very encouraging. She listens to what I want to accomplish and works with me to try to help me accomplish that. I highly recommend her. I am very pleased with her classes. She has a nice set up and it is a good environment to learn in."
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Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"I made a last minute lesson with Megan as I panicked about a university project that I was in no way prepared for. She is a calming and professional energy that guides you along the first few movements. At the end of the class she summed up what the next steps would be, making sure to set me up for success. I will definitely be signing up again!"
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Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Megan R.
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