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Karli M.

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Starting at $34
  • Master's of Science in Medical Art from University of Dundee
  • Teaching since 2021
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Karli M.

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Do you want to learn to draw your favorite characters, your pets, friends and family members? Or maybe you want to draw fantastical creatures with magical powers? Maybe you’re a medical student interested in drawing anatomy to help you study? Perhaps, you’re more interested in making intense abstract emotional drawings with deep philosophical meaning? Or, maybe you just want to learn to draw eyes and hands better? Whatever your area of focus or skill level, I will help you to sharpen your observational skills, expand your understanding of important art principles, become comfortable with a variety of drawing media, and teach you to translate your ideas onto the page to bring them to life. I believe art is an invaluable form of expression meant to bring the student peace, joy and a broadly applicable set of skills. My lessons are customized to the needs and goals of each individual student with subjects ranging from life art, to digital illustration, to mixed media drawing, and much ...

About Karli

I am a professional freelance artist, illustrator, medical illustrator, and graphic designer from south Florida. I earned my Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts, with a concentration in Drawing in 2017 from the University of Florida. My fascination with anatomy then led me to pursue my Master’s in medic

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Alicia H.

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Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Alicia H.

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No prior experience needed. All ages welcome. After a few lessons you will be amazed at what you can create. Individualized guidance to help you take your artwork to the next level. Create 3-D images with shape and shadows. Study the face and draw unique portraits. Create elaborate landscapes and perspective. Choose your learning goals and see what you create. Build a portfolio of artwork and experience.

I am a trained artist, teacher, and museum professional. I can help you create art and connect with your inner creativity.

About Alicia

I have taught in art centers and museums including the Institute of Contemporary Arts in Boston, Danforth Arts in Framingham, MA, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC, Historic New England, South Shore Art Center in Cohasset, MA, Umbrella Arts in Concord, MA, and the Museum of Science in Boston.

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Sharon M.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Teaches students 16 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Fine Art, Drawing and Painting from California State University Long Beach
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Sharon M.

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Whether or not you are new to painting or want to get back into it after many years away and just need some feedback and a new perspective I am here to help. I have been teaching painting for 20 years and I’ve worked with students of all ages, from young adults to retirees. I teach painting using the classical method of observation (meaning, based on what they see). You will also learn how do use color as it reflects the temperature of the light and shadows like the impressionists. I will show you a lot of different artists for inspiration and to teach you how to glean the best from history. I recommend working from direct observation at first (a still life rather than a photo of a still life). You can expect to learn a lot about color for me, about the structure of light and shadow and how it helps create realism but also compose a really great looking paintings. I adjust my approach to teaching as I get to know each student and what learning style connects best with them.

About Sharon

Do you want to learn to draw/paint or improve your work? Are you applying for college and need portfolio advice? Did you want to get back into doing art after many years without it? Are you a mid-career artist and just need some feedback and a new perspective? Are you changing careers and nee

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Marcie W.
I am learning so much with Sharon! She is encouraging and helpful in her feedback, knowledgeable, talented, and has a warm and caring, presence.
Carl
My lesson with Sharon was a fantastic start. I'm not entirely new to art but I am fairly new to acrylic painting. She tailored our first lesson to start me with a solid foundation. Very excited to set up my next lesson!

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Cristina
Sharon is the best art teacher I’ve ever had. She excels in explaining a concept verbally and then showing visual examples of it. With her positive and encouraging teaching style, Sharon guided me to better myself as a beginning artist. Her teaching technique is uncomplicated and easy to follow. When you take a class with her, not a single session goes by without learning something new. Without reservation, I would recommend taking an art class with Sharon.

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Nicole K.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks French, French
  • Awarded Produced Playwright from Chicago Il
  • BA English from Indiana University
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Nicole K.

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I have an Associates Degree in Photography with credits in Video editing. I can show you how to retouch any photo. Students enrolled in Photography Lessons have access to my online class STREET PHOTOGRAPHY with an ONLINE PLATFORM IN ADDITION TO PRIVATE CLASSES.

About Nicole

I have traveled around Europe from Finland to Italy with only a travel book. If you are interested in traveling I can help with it. I lived in Europe in youth hostels for several months. I love music and can teach these subjects to any age group. I am certified in Orff Suzuki. I have ten years

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Joanne L.
We met outdoors and talked then walked to take some pictures. Meeting next week
Lee
Nicole is terrific! She really knows her business and can make adjustments for special needs. She understands my issues (recent voice and throat problems) and is already helping me overcome them to meet my vocal goals.

I do not believe I could have found a better voice teacher forme anywhere!
Olivia &.
She is so sweet and my girls had such a good time!
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Sylvia L.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $43
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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Sylvia L.

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Experienced fashion designer and illustrator of 9 years available to teach eager students of all experience, levels and ages! I adjust and build my lesson structure so students learn what they are interested in and want to learn, while building strong foundations of basic sketching in different mediums such as pencil, ink, paint, charcoal and mixed media. The subject of illustration can be catered to whatever the student's interest is in.

About Sylvia

Hello! My name is Sylvia and I'm here to help you learn a new skill or master it to a new level! I've been teaching private lessons since 2001 and am currently available to teach lessons at your home, at the public library, in my studio and online. I have loved helping my students with education cl

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Antoine
Sylvia was great during my first session. She was very patient and understanding being that I was new to adobe illustrator. Her step by step approach was very helpful.
William
I took my first class with Sylvia this week and she is a very good teacher. She helped me learn a new skill on first class by showing me than having me do the same tasks. She is patient, straight forward in her instructions and a clear communicator. I have signed up for 3 more classes because of my first class with her
Raphael
Sylvia is an excellent teacher. I was starting from scratch, and she was able to quickly teach me how to do numerous important tasks relative to what I was looking to accomplish. I recommend her without reservation.

Emilie C.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • English, Asian Studies from Rice University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded GRAMMY Amplifier Finalist from GRAMMYs, Recording Academy
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Emilie C.

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With 12+ years of experience, I have a long history of practicing visual art. Drawing and painting are some of my favorite practices, and I love helping others take what they see and express that through their own hands. Together we'll explore what it means to perceive and express through creative visual means!

About Emilie

Hello! I'm Mesmi, owner of my own studio, a boutique multimedia house that provides personalized music/audio services, visual work and artist consultation. Specialties include all types of writing (songwriting, branding, etc.), vocal production, art direction and independent music strategy. As

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Krista M.
I really enjoyed lessons with Emilie! She is well organized and has a clear lesson plan for each session, with follow up homework and exercises. I learned so much about technique and the "how to" of drawing. Everything she put together was appropriate for my level and included exercises that challenged me to improve. I could tell Emilie is well trained and skilled at drawing. She is also very nice and I felt relaxed and comfortable with her. Her studio is warm and inviting. Overall it was a great experience and I am looking forward to taking some additional lessons with Emilie!
Ava C.
So happy to have found Emilie! I work for a family with a four year old child who is extremely engaged in art and we wanted to find private lessons for her. Emilie has been extremely accommodating and very intentional in making sure we were ready for our first lesson. Will be scheduling more lessons and look forward to her being apart of my charges explorative learning!

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"Fantastic first lesson. Kayla is an enthusiastic and knowledgeable instructor, she made the lesson enjoyable. I am looking forward to continuing this learning challenge, experience."
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"I had a great time with Katherine learning different drawing techniques. She was very knowledgeable and was able to adapt each lesson to what I needed to know that week. I really enjoyed our lessons last semester. :)"
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Took Drawing lessons from Katherine V.
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"i used to love drawing when i was a kid and really wanted to pick it up again. I really love Eileen’s lessons, they’re challenging but also relaxing and meditative."
Pat
Took Drawing lessons from Eileen M.
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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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Took Photography lessons from Jonathan Y.
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Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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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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"Ms. Sandy is a wonderful instructor and has taught my daughter so much!"
Katherine
Took Drawing lessons from Sandy K.
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"Sharon McNeil is a talented instructor. She is able to assist students in retaining crucial information regarding source of light, shadow placement and overall composition. She is skilled at color mixing. In our classes she set up large still life arrangements at the center of the room that were our focus. She provided painting demonstrations that helped put theory into action. A good teacher."
Nancy
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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"Stephanie was amazing! We started with home lessons and then transferred to online. She was very good with my daughter, very efficient and timely."
Tracy
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Stephanie H.
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