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Kelvin L.

141 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music MA from University of Nottingham
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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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David Z.

3 Reviews
DeKalb, IL
Starting at $30
  • BFA Fine Art Painting from Northern Illinois University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Tarin B.

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

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Bulgarian, English, Russian, French, Polish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BFA, School of Animation & VFX, Compositing & VFX from Academy of Art University
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Margarita M.

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Margarita has been teaching art classes for over 10 years. She's obtained her art degree from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, CA.

* Remote learning one-on-one.
* In-studio classes- Group lessons for a max of 6 students per class. The art classes are designed according to Art University standards and curriculum, and best suit students with a big interest in arts. Each one of the students has an individual study plan assigned (taken into consideration the student's age, the level of art skills, and personal goals in art he/she wants to reach.) The lessons consist of an art lecture, an art project (drawing, painting, etc.), and homework.

- Art Exploration Class - The Art Exploration Class is designed for students, who would like to try different forms of art. The projects include: collages, drawing, play-doh, papier-mâché, pyrography , polymer clay, painting etc.

- Drawing & Sketch Class - The Drawing & Sketch Class starts from beginner level up to college ...

About Margarita

Margarita is a VFX & Compositing Artist and a Fine Arts Instructor based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has obtained Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the School of Animation and Visual Effects at the Academy of Art University, San Francisco, and Associate of Art Degree in Graphic Design.

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Sharon
It's such a joy to take classes with Margarita. As a children's librarian by profession I'm impressed with how well she teaches and inspires children, always a lot of smiles in her classes. As an adult returning to art I'm learning so much about the core fundamentals that are taking my art to the next level. Margarita is an expert teacher, kind, considerate, and dedicated to helping her students achieve and develop their potential and talent. I highly recommend her, and her classes.
Jovanka V.
My son is a beginner in drawing and is a bit apprehensive about his drawing skills. I really appreciated and liked Margarita's approach, setting music to create a relaxing atmosphere for drawing, explaining the steps, and the foundation for sketching. I think we approached drawing wrongly and after the lesson I changed our way. We play music now (which he likes) and he is drawing more often and is more relaxed.
Nandini
My daughter attends Ms Maggie's art exploration program. Ms Maggie is very patient with children and brings out the best in her students. My daughter has learnt a lot of techniques in art under her guidance and looks forward to art class every week. I'm so happy and grateful that my daughter has a wonderful art teacher. Search no further if you're on the lookout for an art teacher for your child.
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Marty W.

62 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish (For singing and limited usage), Italian (for singing)
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1997
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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

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Maria H.
Love love her! She's great! She makes me feel confident and glad to be taking lessons!
Maria H.
Very helpful
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Emily C.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Fine Art from Skidmore College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Emily C.

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All artists need to learn the basic fundamentals of drawing. I'll show you how to sketch ideas using reference imagery in pencil, focus on composition, form, light, shading, and more. As you progress we can introduce more mediums such as ink pens, alcohol markers, India ink, or colored pencils. I'm also happy to teach digital drawing, using various techniques to sketch and develop crisp linearts.

My drawing specialties are people, animals, and nature landscape scenery, so if any of these things interest you, let's get drawing!

About Emily

Greetings! Do you love to draw or paint either digitally or with traditional mediums? Do you or your kids love cartoons, anime/manga, or comics? How about figure drawing, or lovely nature landscapes? Drawing animals perhaps? How about portraits? Well, if you answered 'yes!' to any of these, then I'

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Marianne
Emily works with my son developing his drawing skills before he leaves for college to study digital animation. He really needed to work on illustration skills and Emily has been amazing! I can’t believe how quickly his skills are improving!! But more importantly to me is that my son enjoys the lessons. He is very comfortable working with Emily and his confidence has grown in the process! I can not speak highly enough about Emily as a teacher!! She has a very calm and supportive approach which is perfect for my son. My son does not drive so it is really convenient that she is willing to travel to my house for lessons!
Kaleb
I found the class very helpful and enjoyable. I've made a lot of progress and it really helps that it's one on one.
Molly
My daughter first met Emily through a summer camp that she participated in. She came home excited and told me that we HAD TO take lessons from her! She has been taking drawing lessons from Emily for the past year and has grown so much in skill! Emily is a patient, kind and caring teacher. She really has a wonderful way of connecting with her students and is supportive of their art style. I would highly recommend Emily!

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"David worked hard to teach my Grandson the fundamentals of drawing and painting. David made the lessons fun and interesting!"
Laura
Took Painting lessons from David Z.
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"Maggie is an amazing teacher. Both my kids love going to her class. My son was the first one to join and has been learning from her for little over an year. In my son's words, "Ms. Maggie is the most inspirational teacher who has increased their interest in art more than ever before." I knew my son had an artist within him but since he has been going to Maggie I see such a tremendous improvement in his work. I see him understanding the techniques and applying whatever he has learned in his different works. His progress motivated me to enroll my younger one too."
Shree Devi
Took Drawing lessons from Margarita M.
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"Megan was delightful and I learned so much! I highly recommend taking a class with her."
Jean
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"He teaches my daughter, but I was listening to him during the lesson, he kept explaining everything to her, exactly what we wanted, a good foundation, finally!"
Phaedra
Took Drawing lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"Deron does an amazing job he has been working with my 7yr old daughter and I couldn't be happier with her progress. The lessons are fun and she really enjoys them."
Erin
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Deron C.
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"Excellent. Patient, knowledgeable and very helpful"
Mike
Took Drawing lessons from Andrea O.
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"I have taken about six classes so far from Julie and each time I go away with better knowledge of working my camera and processing photo's. Julie always takes the time to help each individual during class so they understand the concept. She always comes prepared for class and she always asked the students for their input on how to improve the class for the next group of students."
John "JJ" Jones
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"I had a great lesson with Megan, she is o kind and patient ."
Alexandra
Took Drawing lessons from Megan R.
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"Mr. Ohashi is a wonderful teacher. He is patient, creative, and always considering each individual student's needs and how best to encourage and inspire them. In addition, he is a very talented artist and makes learning fun. You'd be very fortunate to learn from him!"
Jessica
Took Painting lessons from Ohashi R.
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"Roya is Amazing!!!! The first time I went to Roya, she asked me what exactly I wanted to learn, and really tailored my lessons to encompass all my interests and things that were important to me. She is patient, sweet, and THE BEST teacher I have ever had (that's a lot coming from an art major).

I have changed many private teachers in the last few years, and ever since I found Roya, I couldn't imagine having anyone else teach me. She is truly a golden treasure.

I have seen her teach to people of all levels, and she has been incredible with every single one of them. No matter your level, she will teach you what you want to learn."
Darya
Took Painting lessons from Roya M.
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