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Tarin B.

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North Aurora, IL
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2020
  • 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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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.

141 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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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
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David Z.

3 Reviews
Geneva, 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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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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Ruth H.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
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Ruth H.

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About Ruth

As an Emmy award winning animation artist with 27 years in the animation industry, I founded the non profit, EDU DESIGNS, to bring the arts back into schools. Check out my blog there for more information. I created the first Art Textbook to reference Math Standards to help teachers without an ar

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MATT
Wonderful experience!
Jasmine
Ruth brings her years of professional training & experience along with a humble, cheerful, teacherly personality. She is a jewel and I count myself very lucky to have found such a genuine & gifted artist.
Renata
Ruth is an absolute delight! She is not only talented but also kind which makes her a wonderful teacher. I would highly recommend her without any reservations!

Anna E.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Russian, French
  • Art History from Columbia University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Anna E.

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Improve your drawing skills. From basic perspective to shading and difficult subjects like faces and hands.
I specialize in moving you beyond the walls that hold you from starting to draw realistically. You will learn about line, volume, composition and use of different materials. Let's playfully remove any obstacles and you will feel confident and add a variety of skills to your drawing techniques.

About Anna

For English students: Regardless of your level I can help you to feel more confident speaking and writing in English. You will increase your vocabulary and develop a more natural way to speak. You will learn not by memorizing, but through experience and practice. ................ For Art stud

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Shashi
She is a great teacher. Very detail-oriented in her approach
Sarah S.
That was a great beginning with Anna.
Nina T.
My first Russian lesson with Anna was great. She was very patient with me, and went at my pace, which is much appreciated. I like that she introduced the idea of learning a bit about Russian culture, and she sent me an article which I look forward to reading.

Stephen C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Stephen C.

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Build A Strong Foundation For Your Photography Practice.

As a photographer, you will need to master the technical basics of the camera and form an understanding of the kind of equipment you need. I will also teach something even more important (and crucial for success) than the mechanics of digital photography - how to bring your creative vision to fruition.

I'm a seasoned photographer, have been taking pictures for 5 years. I'm also a member of the Toronto Photography Alliance. My lesson places emphasis on quality visuals and experiential learning. Here's your takeaway:

- How to bring together the elements of manual mode to create an evocative image: shutter speed, aperture, and image composition
- How to choose the right gear, and develop efficient workflow.
- How to recognize and take advantage of beautiful natural light.

I will teach you to step back from your images and think critically about your motivations, process, and ultimate goals for a digital photography project. ...

About Stephen

Stephen is a member of Toronto Photography Alliance with over 5 years of experience. He's passionate about​ travel photography and portraits. "Every great photo has a story" Language: English, 中文, Cantonese, Mandarin http://bit.ly/2u3wYD8

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David
I am complete photography and art newbie. Stephen did a very thorough job teaching the course and ensuring the main and important concepts had stuck. He was happy to answer any and all questions regarding photography or even specifics of the different cameras that I should buy. I feel like I now know how to use the manual mode on my camera and how to take and compose some basic artistic shots.

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"My 5-year old had a great time and did very independently from our supervision a nice watercolor with Lauren."
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Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Lauren W.
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Took Photography lessons from Jonathan Y.
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"I learned more in five sessions with Kai than in a whole semester at MICA"
Mary
Took Oil Painting lessons from Kai Lun Q.
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"Roya is a wonderfully energetic, hands on art teacher, who has moved my oil painting from mundane to lively & exciting. My lessons with Roya are such a pleasure. The lessons are geared toward helping me grow in areas I expressed a need for, as well as filling in weaknesses which her expertise recognizes need working on."
Lee
Took Oil Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"We feel that we totally lucked out with finding Jason who is a complete gem! He showed up on time and quickly inspired my son with the drawing lessons by having him draw Superheroes! So my son is having a great time with Jason who has a great way of giving feedback and steering Cody using a balance of instructions and positive feedback. Cody is definitely enjoying his lessons and I am seeing real progress. I feel like I did the right thing investing in these lessons and giving Cody a great summer with a wonderful instructor. I couldn't have asked for more. Thank you Jason for being so great at what you do!"
Cody
Took Drawing lessons from Jason M.
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"Kai has been a terrific teacher for me. I went with one idea of what I wanted and Kai has made me re-evaluate and has taken me to a place where my skill set will be so very much stronger. And he's done the in a caring and patient way that makes the whole process easy and enjoyable. I have learned more than I thought I would in a very short period of tie. Kai is a terrific teacher."
Allen
Took Drawing lessons from Kai Lun Q.
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"Sandy was great. Vedha loved the class very much"
Vedha
Took Drawing lessons from Sandy K.
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"Irina is not just a high-end professional with passion about her work, but a person who is possessed with investing her time and sharing her energy, knowledge and even professional secrets about conducting photo business with you. Interesting, inspiring, positive. Strongly recommend."
Katya
Took Photography lessons from Irina L.
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"Anna is such a patient and knowledgeable tutor. Very accommodating and flexible. She is truly a professional and passionate about developing people for success while also providing the tools to continue that growth. Truly grateful to have found Anna and I highly recommend her!"
G.A.
Took Drawing lessons from Anna E.
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"I really appreciate Julie's taking the time to figure out where I was and where I wanted to be and started me on my roadmap to successful photo organization"
Gail
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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