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Popular Visual Arts Teachers in Peoria, IL

Melissa M.

1 Review
Dunlap, IL
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Music Education from Eastern Illinois University
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Melissa M.

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In our photography classes, I teach students just taking a brand new dslr camera out of the box how to use the camera in manual mode like a professional. We discuss technical aspects including the exposure triangle, composition, lighting and more.

About Melissa

I am a professional singer, pianist, and photographer. I studies at EIU with a Bachelors of Music, specifically voice and piano. Voice students can expect to improve week to week in their vocal technique. Every voice has a unique timbre; I teach students to release built up tension and apply found

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William
Friendly and positive!
Kate
Great first lesson!
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Omar R.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Stacy D.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Medical Art, Masters of Science from University of Dundee
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Stacy D.

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About Stacy

I'm an Artist from Buffalo, New York and I'm super excited to start teaching and sharing what I've learned and practied with others! In 2017, I received my Bachelor's Degree from University at Buffalo in Biological Sciences with a Minor in Studio Art, and my Master's from University of Dundee in

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Kathryn Souris
Excellent teaching skills, very knowledgeable.
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Joni K.
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JIN G.

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  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2008
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JIN G.

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Hello, My name is Jin Guo, and I come from China. I graduated from West Chester University in PA, USA. I am teaching Chinese Manderin and I am working with toddlers and primary students at private school In Princeton, New Jersey. I am also teaching Chinese calligraphy. My teaching style is

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Danil G.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Hebrew, Russian, English
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Danil G.

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I have been teaching professionally for more than 10 years. I can teach a total beginner and I guarantee a profound change in terms of his skill level after 2 months of an attentive following of my instructions. I like to watch the progress of my student and this is what brings me the best satisfaction in my occupation.
I think that every human being is unique with his own unique way of thinking and perception of common things. When teaching, I believe in dialogue, for this reason, I never record my lessons on video, except for the promotional needs. I like to meet new students, to understand their way of thinking and to invent the individual teaching approach or methodology for each one of them.

About Danil

I am an academically trained professional artist with the overall working experience of about 20 years and an impressive record of exhibitions (two of them are museum one-man shows) in the USA and abroad. I am teaching in three languages: ENGLISH, HEBREW and RUSSIAN, representational, realist,

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Erin Vasquez
Great, passionate teacher
Ira Polubesova
I was very lucky to take private lessons with Danil - after only a few of them I had a clear systematic approach to my drawing process. I very much appreciate analytical way of work in art, and that’s what Danil was doing greatly : he sharpens the tools while keeping your individuality. Highly recommended!
Katerina
One of the best teachers I ever had!
Highly knowledgeable and very attentive to the student's needs.

Trudy P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students 20 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Trudy P.

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I will listen to what your needs are and cater to that. My experience in digital photography goes back to 2001. I know how complex the world of photography can be but I will seek to leave my ego behind because I too had to learn from others and frequently in a classroom setting the instructor unfortunately can't help the individual.

About Trudy

I have been taking digital photos since 2001 but started when I first fell in love with Photoshop. My favorite subject matter is nature but the principles of taking a decent photo will be similar for any subject matter. I photograph large events and headshots and believe in the importance of a

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"Joy was very helpful and patient. She answered my questions in a very understandable and clear way. I look forward to future lessons with her."
Anne
Took Photography lessons from Joy S.
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"I've been Jessica's art student for more than a year and I'm still fascinated how much I have learned so far. I already make beautiful, colorful drawings on my own, some of which I could even sell! I love her energy and mastery of teaching and doing art, but most of all her passion. I love the experience and I'm planning to keep on growing as artist myself with Jessica's guidance."
Dana R.
Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
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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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"LOVE the way he jumped straight in and hit all the basics ... covering paintbrushes and the COLOR WHEEL,"
deborra-lee
Took Painting lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"I am only halfway through my lessons, but so far, they are wonderful! I'm learning quite a bit. Unfortunately, due to illness and my busy schedule, we've had to take a pause so I may need a refresher when we resume!"
LeAna
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"We just loved taking lessons with Margot. We have taken multiple classes (myself with my 10 year old daughter). She has wonderful people skills. She was very prepared. She is a super teacher. She has great interpersonal skills. Kids love her too."
Ronit
Took Calligraphy lessons from Margot G.
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"Jessica is patient and encouraging. I have enjoyed every class. I leave classes feeling inspired and looking forward to the following week. Jessica really is a fantastic teacher and artist."
Jessica
Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
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"She was great with me having not much knowledge of photography. She even helped me set up the setting on my camera. Highly recommend. WIll be scheduling more time with her!"
Kaycee
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Sandy was great. Vedha loved the class very much"
Vedha
Took Drawing lessons from Sandy K.
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"My 5-year old had a great time and did very independently from our supervision a nice watercolor with Lauren."
Isabela
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Lauren W.
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