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Boris O.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $55
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  • MFA in Painting from School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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Watercolors are my recommendation for those starting out. I will teach you how to draw/paint what you see. I don't teach you cookie-cutter "how to paint a horse" type of lesson, because this limits you to only draw a specific thing. With me, you will learn the theories of drawing or painting and have the opportunity to practice it with me as your guide. Once you understand the theory behind transferring what you see onto paper, you can draw/paint any subject!
What is unique about my lessons is I not only teach students the techniques of observational drawing or painting, but the theory and strategies of creating and self-expression. I help students discover or improve their unique visual language in order to make art that is meaningful and personal.

About Boris

Boris Ostrerov earned and MFA in Painting and Drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2013. While in school, he learned to paint and draw both representationally and abstractly with various mediums. Since 2008, Ostrerov has taught art classes to beginner adults and children. H

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September 7, 2017
Ryan M.
Boris was a fantastic painting teacher -- knowledgeable, personable, and professional. He was very communicative before the lesson regarding the topic, materials, and timing. Doing an in-home lesson was convenient and made the experience even more memorable. We especially appreciated the convenience of him bringing most of the supplies, while offering the option for us to provide them ourselves for cost savings and to continue painting afterward.

Upon arrival he asked great questions to understand our level of experience with acrylic painting, and walked us through tutorials on techniques before we started the main topic. Then during the lesson he was patient and adaptable as my girlfriend and I expressed our individual art styles. Overall we had a fantastic time and would recommend to anyone looking for a fun and relaxing way to expand their skills and experiences.
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Monica N.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $42
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Monica N.

Chicago, IL

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My expertise is helping students develop a deeper relationship with painting and drawing while encouraging a dialog with the history of art and contemporary art practices.

Over the past ten years, I have taught a variety of painting and drawing courses. Having taught Painting and Color at University of Illinois at Chicago for a year during my graduate studies, I honed my skills as an educator. Teaching at Massachusetts College of Art Summer Programs between my BFA and MFA gave me the experience and skills to develop my teaching skills. My class is challenging and engaging for all students.

About Monica

I'm an artist specializing in drawing and painting classes for young adults and adults. You'll receive personalized instruction from a classically trained artist. My mission is to give Students the skills to draw and paint realistically, and express themselves.

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January 11, 2019
Val
I can't say enough about Monica. She is able to bring out the best in her students and allow them to express their talent . Her bright outlook and encouragement allowed me to grow as an artist. She is like an art mentor that will allow you to flourish.
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Sheryl N.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $97
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sheryl N.

Chicago, IL

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I have experience guiding people ages 3-93 through the process of creating art.
I instruct using basic principles of visualization and feeling mixed with practiced technique. I am a professional artist who enjoys sharing my skills and seeing other people learn to express themselves.

About Sheryl

I have been involved in many different Art Worlds since the age of 11. To me it seems like a journey through different lands, acquiring skills and learning about people, lands, and styles of art the whole way. My paintings have been in juried shows, outdoor fairs, galleries, residences, and busines

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Jessica M.

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Drawing
Starting at $50
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • High School from Hunter College High School
  • Teaching since 2006
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Would you like to learn to draw the world around you? Look no further! I am a professional, exhibiting visual artist and drawing is my passion! I have a Masters in Education and have been teaching for over 10 years. I have experience with adults and children alike and absolute beginners are welcome. I will design a personalized curriculum to fit your needs. I will show you how to train your hand to work with your eyes, how to draw light and shadow, perspective, contours, how to use your materials, and much much more!

About Jessica

I am a visual artist who has been exhibiting my artwork across the US since 2009 and teaching since 2006. I got my BA from Vassar College, and a Masters in Education through the NYC Teaching Fellows program. I am deeply passionate about drawing and love to share this passion with others. I believe

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August 24, 2019
Rainy T.
My 6 year old daughter really enjoyed her online drawing lesson with Jessica. The lesson was well-structured and thought through. The materials Jessica picked were diverse and informative. I was amazed how Jessica made the online lesson seem as if she was right here in our house. I asked my daughter how many more lessons should I set up for her and she answered: many, many more! I strongly recommend Jessica to any student learning graphite drawing!
May 14, 2019
Habibah
Both of my children take class with Jessica. She keeps the lesson fun and really encourages both of my children. She is very talented and knows how to reach young artists to help inspire them. I highly recommend her as an instructor. This was our third class with her and we have every intention to continue taking lessons with her.
April 17, 2019
Jiani
Jessica is really a great teacher and a nice person! She helps me from a completely beginner to finish a detailed pencil sketch portrait in 15hrs. Definitely recommended.
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Daphney M.

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Abstract Painting
Starting at $34
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Daphney works as a nutritionist but in her spare time loves to teach painting classes. She is self-taught artist with 5 years of experience teaching kids and adults introductory painting classes. After receiving her BSN in dietetics Daphney pursued education in art therapy and health coaching. Her work consists of counseling corporate group settings, families, one on one support by using the power of mindfulness, and positive thinking while integrating healing through art therapy.

My work includes; empowering sessions, classes and workshops; heart felt intentional living, nutrition, mindfulness, creative expression, painting classes, and nurturing pregnant belly painting.

About Daphney

With step by step guidance we create a fun, innovative art experience. This is for anyone wanting a fresh, new way to connect with being present and mindful when it comes to art. Painting skills not required, just find the time to relax, just bring your sense of humor and come have a good time!

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Sandy K.

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Drawing
Starting at $34
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sandy K.

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To draw is to be fearless. If you are interested in drawing from life, then I can assist by teaching you the basics or show you how to improve your skill set. I work as a professional artist and have a great deal of knowledge about materials and processes. I enjoy working in ink, pencil (graphite and colored), charcoal, and pastel (oil and soft). I am also into combining media. I have taught for over a decade and my students range in age from children to senior citizens.

About Sandy

I believe in the power of art to change lives. I have been working as a professional artist for several decades and I love what I do. My work ranges from murals to intimate portraiture. My resume includes National Endowment for the Arts funded public art projects, solo exhibitions and museum shows

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May 22, 2019
Rocky
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.
May 12, 2019
Sandy
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"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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