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David Z.

3 Reviews
DeKalb, IL
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from The Alzheimer's Association Illinois Chapter
  • BFA Fine Art Painting from Northern Illinois University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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!
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Tarin B.

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

145 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Teaches students 4 to 80
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Kelvin L.

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Students will identify a place that is special to them and represent the place and what makes it special through words and oil painting
“My students love this program! Truly, what an amazing gift this has been to our art community! Never have I felt so competent in incorporating art integration into my curriculum.”

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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My son is enjoying working with Kelvin

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Jess F.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Sustainable Environmental Design from University of California, Davis
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Jess F.

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Hello! I am a young, experienced K-12 instructor with many years of experience as a painter, whose work has been in a few group shows. Whether it's figure painting, poster making, photo-realism, abstract, or scenic painting, I can help you realize your best artistic practices! Color theory, process, and discussions of art are extremely important in my practice, as well as keeping a focused and positive learning environment! I am excited to teach you acrylic (my main medium), mixed media, watercolor, gauche, or oil painting! Join me!

About Jess

Hello! My name is Jess (they/them) and I am a visual and performing artist with a passion for teaching! I love to teach acrylic painting, pen and pencil drawing, songwriting and poetry! I also love to learn! In my free time I am currently focused on learning how to become an advanced piano piano, a

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Magen B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Graphic Design from Savannah College of Art & Design
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 50; Female: 5 to 75
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Magen B.

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I have a degree in graphic design from the Savannah College of Art & Design. I have taken many art classes and drawing is a strength of mine. I can work with graphite pencil, charcoal, colored pencil, gouache, acrylics, and watercolor. I love teaching as I also teach swimming, so helping others is a passion of mine.

About Magen

Hello! I'm open to teaching drawing at ALL levels. My goal for these lessons is to take everything step by step, so that you can learn the techniques and strategies to become better at making the type of art you want to create. These lessons will help you learn at a healthy rate that will challenge

David L A.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 to 55
  • Music Education from Sam Houston State University
  • Teaches Beginner
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David L A.

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You can expect my students to progress from their current understanding of art to feeling some growth at each lesson.

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My name is David I'm a current an Elementary Music Teacher director for Aldine ISD. I have been teaching in Texas for three years teaching middle School orchestra, assistant mariachi teacher and assistant with the band woodwind players. I graduated from Sam Houston State University in Music Educati

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Johnny B.
I'm learning more than I thought with David. When I don't understand something he keeps finding ways to tell me until I understand it.

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Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"I had a wonderful first lesson with Joy and learned so much. Thank you!"
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Took Photography lessons from Joy S.
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"Roya has been a wonderful teacher for my 11 year old. She is patient and encouraging and so warm and helpful. My daughter is learning about shading and proportion, and starting to branch out of her comfort zone. Highly Recommend!"
Dara
Took Drawing lessons from Roya M.
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"I was a little sceptical at first how this classroom session was going to go. Julie is exactly what I have hoped for in an instructor, very thorough in teaching in a manner that helps me understand not only about my camera, but, what is expected. I believe that Julie is a good fit for me."
Maria
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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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!"
Samantha
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Maryam is very sweet, approachable and patient. My 11 year old daughter is very hyper and has a hard time focusing but Maryam has been able to keep her interested for a full hour during each lesson. When the lesson is over, my daughter usually runs over and tells me that she can't wait for her next lesson."
Sarah
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Maryam G.
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"She is truly professional, exceptional teaching techniques and makes you motivated and focus on the subject. I was not expecting so much from one hour class . I would definitely recommend her ."
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Took Abstract Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"Kathy is a patient, enthusiastic teacher! She makes her students feel comfortable but also challenged. Kathy is an experienced teacher and artist, and she works hard for her students. She will really help you become a better artist. Definitely take her classes!"
Josh
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Kathy S.
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Claire
Took Drawing lessons from Kathy S.
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"I was a beginner and really excited to learn as much as I could about painting. Eileen started me with the very basics of setting up a palette, then we moved on to monochrome paintings, and then paintings with a full palette. She taught me the process of making a painting step by step was what I really wanted to learn. Her teaching style was a fit for me because she is both patient and skillful. She helped to bring out the artist in me. I am so grateful for what I learned and have taken that knowledge and continue to grow as an artist in my spare time. What also love is that Eileen has made herself available right me and I plan to take more lessons with her soon!"
Heather
Took Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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