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Tarin B.

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North Aurora, IL
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Arts from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaching since 2020
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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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David Z.

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West Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2010
  • BFA Fine Art Painting from Northern Illinois University
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David Z.

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I provide instructional direction using templates and thin paper. I recommend dual brush markers made by Tomboy.

It is expected that the following tools are used:

Tomboy Dual Brush pens

Flat surface ie. Masonite board, wooden board or plastic sheet.

Stratford tracing paper.

Masking tape

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!

Adeline H.

2 Reviews
Palatine, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Adeline H.

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Painting can be an incredible way to express yourself and have fun. I will teach you the basics but with projects that are a lot more fun than painting a bowl of fruit!

About Adeline

Hi! I grew up loving art, and then became interested in fashion and sewing during my teen years. After interning with a local Chicago designer I decided to go to university for apparel design. After graduating I had several jobs, one as a seamstress and most recently one at an embroidery shop where

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Angie C.
Adeline is a wonderful instructor! She is very patient and makes me feel at ease. I feel like I'm successfully learning and working toward my goal.
Beth A.
Adeline was punctual, friendly, and knowledgable. She communicated well and related to my 12 year old grandson. He enjoyed his kesson.

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Omar R.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Bachelor in Graphic Design and Art from Southern Adventist University
  • Teaching since 2011
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Omar R.

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I will teach you the basic principles of drawing, using graphite and color pencils. You will learn perspective drawing, shading, value, and color theory. I will cover still life, portraits, and form.

About Omar

Art and Design is my passion and I believe it is a skill that can be learned and developed by anyone with that same passion. I have over 15 years of working in the graphic design, print and visual arts industry. I create art for various companies and organizations using traditional and digital

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Rodney
Omar was great overall, he was able to point out small details about sketching that I never thought about like how I should be looking at the object that I am sketching more than my picture itself. Very affordable too! I will be using him more in the near future.
Ria
I am the creative director at TrueBlue in Chattanooga, TN. I had the pleasure of having Omar on staff as a designer/illustrator. He's an extremely talented illustrator with a diversified style palate and a great designer–wrapped in one package. It's great to have a designer that can illustrate as well as he can design. Omar was eager to learn new things and embraced whatever challenge set before him. I highly recommend Omar's talent and abilities.
Jeremy
Omar is an excellent teacher and artist. He is also very patient. Highly recommended!
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Kayla Louven G.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Tagalog, English
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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Kayla Louven G.

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Learn how to paint lettering for Grad Cap Toppers, Event Signage, and Decor!

About Kayla Louven

Kayla is a self-taught, modern calligrapher who is excited about sharing the skill of writing beautifully with her community. From watching several hours of calligraphy tutorials online to testing out different writing supplies and workbooks, she simplifies calligraphy and makes it easier to achiev

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It's a great introduction, expecting a positive start. How do we start with it.
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Tori P.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • BA Art Practice with Honors from Stanford University
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Awarded Raina Giese Award in Creative Painting from Stanford University
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Tori P.

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I teach all techniques of oil painting, from painting fast and loose to the style of the old masters'. I work with my students to identify their painting goals (I teach all levels and do not require any prior artistic experience!) and create a custom lesson plan to help develop their painting skillset. I teach the very basics of how to mix paints all the way to more complex portfolio reviews and critiques of painting concepts. I believe anyone can learn to paint when given the right tools! Let's get painting.

About Tori

I am a professional artist and musician in Chattanooga, TN! I have been teaching art and music for six years in California and Tennessee. I have been painting since I was big enough to hold a paintbrush and playing the harp for over 15 years. I have a degree from Stanford University in Art Practice

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Nora
I can't recommend lessons with Tori highly enough!

I've been obsessed with oil painting, and every kind of 2D visual art, for as long as I can remember, but I never really believed in myself to do it until I worked with Tori.

My drawing, painting, and even my 3D work progressed more, and more quickly, working with Tori than they had in years

Thank you Tori!!!!
Lisa
My three boys (ages 11-15) loved working with Tori. We still have the block print-making pieces, paintings and charcoal drawings displayed in our kitchen. Their favorite project was creating plaster casts of their own faces. Tori is very thoughtful, patient and has a great zen energy. I highly recommend Tori!

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"Great class. Julie took her time and explained everything in detail. No question was left unanswered. Would highly recommend this class and any additional classes she teaches."
Joe
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"I enjoyed my lesson with Lia very much. I am very happy with the artwork I was able to produce at the lesson. I would highly recommend Lia to any new student."
Noreen
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Lia C.
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"Teacher was really nice, we painted together and spoke about the therapeutic effects painting has."
Jennifer
Took Painting lessons from Jennifer V.
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"Thank you. The lesson was fun, informative and tailored to my specific needs. :)"
Julie
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Very personable and easy to talk too."
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Took Photography lessons from Jonathan "JC" C.
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"She is great and caring."
Sharad
Took Painting lessons from Jennifer V.
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"I really love this class I hope this never stops with every drawing (ad lost one) I'm getting better <3 (and at keeping them)"
Melissa
Took Drawing lessons from David L.
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"This is exactly what I’ve been looking for! Megan is an excellent teacher"
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Took Drawing lessons from Megan R.
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"Just had my first lesson with Tim! He is a great teacher and I have learned a lot already. His easy going fun style is so nice. I am looking forward to my next lesson."
Lynnette
Took Photography lessons from Tim L.
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"Kathy is very patient in understanding areas that needs to be worked on. I didn't know anything about drawing but Kathy structured the curriculum in a way that worked best for me without being overwhelming. Starting from the technical aspects of drawing to the conceptual aspects such as mark making and what drawing meant in a fine art context, she has got you covered. She is very professional, kind and works with you to get the best out of you."
Subhrajit
Took Drawing lessons from Kathy S.
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