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David Z.

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DeKalb, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
  • 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
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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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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.

Trudy P.

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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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Emily S.

69 Reviews
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Starting at $120
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Awarded Dozzi Scholarship from Carnegie Mellon University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Emily S.

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I've created many cartoons in the context of illustration, comics and 2D animation. My specialty is in expressions, character designs and story-telling.

My recent (on-going) achievement with cartooning includes a graphic novel/webcomic I've been working on, "Dinnersaurus Rex," with hundreds of subscribers across all websites it's been hosted on. I've also created many 2D animations for clients in the past.

My mission is to spread this knowledge of cartooning and to help achieve the goals of students.

About Emily

I've been working professionally as an artist since 2009, making graphics and illustrations for clients and having worked for Disney Research for just over a year. I graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a Bachelor's in Fine Arts in 2012. I'm currently a freelance artist, but I also love

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Very grateful. Very understanding
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Allie
Emily continues to be a great tutor for my daughter. She has incredible patience - especially since my daughter loves to chat - and has helped foster a strong passion for digital drawing in my daughter. Emily's skill with the tools makes it easy for my daughter to learn and experiment more on her own as well.

Nicole K.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks French, French
  • Awarded Produced Playwright from Chicago Il
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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!

Chuck P.

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Starting at $84
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology from University of Miami
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Chuck P.

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Instructor Chuck Place draws on 35 years as a magazine photographer for National Geographic, Time, Smithsonian and Islands Magazines, as well as 15 years teaching college-level photography and 7 years teaching photography workshops for Panasonic. Chuck is a popular instructor based in Santa Barbara, California, with a great passion for sharing the joys of photography with his students, whether they are a beginner or at an intermediate level.

About Chuck

Instructor Chuck P. draws on 35 years of experience as a magazine photographer working for a wide range of clients including National Geographic, Smithsonian, Time, Islands and Sail magazines. He has taught college-level photography for 15 years and photography workshops for Panasonic Cameras for 7

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Took Calligraphy lessons from Joey F.
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"Julie is very knowledgeable and loves what she does which to me makes a great instructor! She is very nice and friendly and always answers any questions!"
Amanda
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Jessica is a GREAT drawing teacher! My two daughters aged 7 and 9 have been having lessons with Jessica for a couple of months and she has done such an excellent job of catering to their very different personalities and preferred learning styles. She is so patient and calm. She has taught them various techniques, including how to work with charcoal, and they have both improved so much in such a short time. My kids really look forward to their lesson every time, and carry on with their projects when the lesson is over. I highly recommend her!"
Anna
Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
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"I took an online course with Julie last week. Her passion for her craft is truly evident in her teaching. The first part of the course she taught me how to use my extended flash and explained how to compensate for lighting.
In the second part of the lesson, Julie went over my best work and explained how to crop, take the picture better the first time, and how I could improve each shot. Her comments were extremely helpful.
I left the session knowing exactly what I had to do to improve my photograpy. I feel more motivated to be better.
I have taken her classes at SCC, and learned different types of photography such as motion shots, shooting fireworks at night, ocean photography and more.
Thank you Julie for your assistance."
Vivi
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"I didn’t expect to learn that much from an online lesson. She is amazing and puts immense amount in preparation for sessions by providing videos , demos to give me ideas and incentives for learning . I never thought some one can portray concepts so well on line ."
Mike
Took Oil Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"Sondra is great. I loved my class with her. She's an amazing teacher! I'd so recommend her for anyone wanting to paint whether a beginner or more advanced. She knows her stuff!"
Lisa
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sondra S.
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"My kids loved her i loved her - whats not to love - she was only meant to have my oldest but my youngest also joined and a friend of theirs - Jessica was super accommodating and now has a super fan in my youngest who sat for two hours without getting bored - Thanks Jessica"
Tallulah
Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
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"Sharron was an awesome instructor!!! She was very professional. She showed up early to set up for my daughter's paint and sip party. Sharron gave very detailed descriptions to help guide the amateur artists. Everyone enjoyed the personal feedback that was given. Sharron made our party a huge success. I would definitely recommend her services."
Shanon
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharron J.
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"Sondra is really well-versed in blending colors, laying out a composition, where to work freely and where to ficus on detail, etc. She's also able to explain things well, and to follow through with advice as things come up. Patient, too. Highly recommended!"
Phil
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sondra S.
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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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