Drawing Lessons in Sycamore. Amazing Teachers.

Flexible & affordable drawing lessons. In person or online.

“Today is my opportunity to practice drawing.”

Popular Drawing Teachers in Sycamore, IL

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

David Z.

3 Reviews
DeKalb, IL
Starting at $59
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BFA Fine Art Painting from Northern Illinois University
  • Teaching since 2010
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

David Z.

3 Reviews
Book Now
Private Drawing Teacher

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

Recent Reviews
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!
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Sharron J.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Sharron J.

10 Reviews
Book Now
Private Drawing Teacher

Self expression through art is an amazing experience. It's personal on all levels.

The most fabulous thing about being an artist is that boundaries regarding creativity are non-existent. The artist is always in a state of learning. Art is a progressive practice that takes time to develop.

Materials are not included.
Materials needed are pencil, paper and a willingness to explore.

Drawing lessons will be assessed based on the individual's current abilities and their goals.
Ages 9-40

About Sharron

In my sessions, I am more than a teacher, I am a mentor and a counselor, I promote positive energy for positive outcomes. I am not an Art Therapist. I've thought about becoming an art therapist but I really didn't want to go back to school. However, my resume includes graduating from the Ba

Recent Reviews
Vic K.
Sharron was such a fantastic teacher! Made us feel comfortable and had some amazing strategies to share.
Estefany
Such a relatable person!
Stephen S.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Anthony G.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor Of Fine Arts with a major in painting from Tyler School of Art, part of Temple University
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Anthony G.

5 Reviews
Book Now
Private Drawing Teacher

I want to help you to become a better artist and have fun while you’re doing it! My style of teaching is to tell you about powerful ways to approach your drawings that will boost your technical ability as fast as possible. In other words, I’m going to help you to make your art look like the thing you’re drawing. But I won’t rush you through it! We’ll take as long as you need to get a good understanding of the most important aspects of the lesson. We can focus on what you are most interested in learning about. Want to learn how to draw faces better? Or maybe improve your proportions for drawing a full body person? Pets, landscapes, still life, it’s your choice because I work for you. Each of these are unique subjects, but there are certain fundamentals that apply to all of them which I will help you with to give your drawings more of a “pop out” look! Some of those things are learning to see values (light and dark), negative space, and how angles and relationships of different elements

About Anthony

I want to help you make huge leaps in your skills to become a better artist than you even thought was possible! Whatever you want to create, you can do it! Private lessons can save a lot of time and keep you on the right path for your personal individual needs, where ever you are on your way to be

Recent Reviews
Jeannette
Anthony is the drawing instructor I had been looking for! He genuinely is interested in connecting and learning about his students and knowing their background/ approach to art. His art class was very personalized to me, my artwork, and current skills so that I could learn from him the skills and knowledge I need to strength myself as an artist. It is a privilege to learn from him and I highly recommend him to students who are looking for a highly effective instructor that tailors the lesson to them on an individual level.
Thu T.
Thank you for everything i hope to see you soon. Bao
Thu T.
I've gotten to watch my 7 year old blossom with confidence in her drawing ability with Anthony's patience and guidance. He has a gentle way of correcting her drawings without discouraging her. He has given her the flexibility to focus her direction of learning, all the while bringing fun into their lessons.

From Bao: "It just brings me laughter when I start doing art lessons every single week. It was really fun and I've gone so far, there's no stopping now."

Meet Online Drawing Teachers Serving Sycamore, IL

Katherine V.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Advertising and Graphic Design from Art Center College of Design
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile

Katherine V.

12 Reviews
Book Now
Online Drawing Teacher

I've been drawing all my life and still enjoy it. It's a great pastime and a creative way to express yourself. You'll need, pencils, large pad of paper and to keep a sketch book for this class. You'll learn different techniques and ways to see things on paper. If you want classes in the Manhattan Beach library, let me know, and give me some time, so I can schedule a room there in advance.

About Katherine

I look forward to tutoring you. I teach Graphic Design, Adobe Creative Suite, Drawing, PowerPoint and more. I graduated from the Art Center College of Design, in Pasadena, CA. and later took some additional classes at UCLA. I taught graphic design and illustration at Woodbury University. I've w

Recent Reviews
Alden
great to work with.
Tracy
Helena
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. :)

J. Paul W.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students Male: 10 and up; Female: 11 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile

J. Paul W.

11 Reviews
Book Now
Online Drawing Teacher

I am a recently retired public high school art teacher and also have experience teaching middle school. I have many many years of experience helping students succeed at all traditional mediums of art as well as graphic design. I received many awards for my teaching including two "teacher of the year" awards.

About J. Paul

Teaching art has always been my passion and my students respond well to me and my teaching style. Many of my students have gone from not even knowing that they had any real artistic ability to going on to pursue college level art or pursueing artistic careers. I have students from years ago that w

Recent Reviews
Angela
He was able to accommodate our request to do a group class. Everyone enjoyed the session and had a great time! Great recommendations on products to use for the lesson, too!
William B.
Great Lesson! Enjoyed my time immensely. I would recommend Paul without reservation!
William B.
Superb first lesson. Will be taking more!
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Valentine C.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Illustration from Salt Lake Community College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Valentine C.

3 Reviews
Book Now
Online Drawing Teacher

I have 10 years of experience as a professional illustrator, working with various clients. I can adjust my lessons to focus on what you want to learn, in your preferred medium. Because of my experience, I'm able to teach you about the business side of art, including how to run your own business and network to find clients. As a bi and trans man, I am very open-minded and welcoming to students from all backgrounds.

About Valentine

I'm a freelance illustrator from Salt Lake City, Utah. I've worked as a professional artist for over ten years, and have sold work in multiple local galleries. I have also worked as an artist and director on several video games. I have designed and sold several products, and I also have a lot of ex

Recent Reviews
Meagan
Valentine truly took the time to ensure I learned at my own pace to be the best that I could be. I learned more from Valentine than I did from the art teachers I had in school and it really expanded my capabilities.m
Truly exceeded my expectations.
Susannah
Valentine is an excellent artist with a wide breadth of skills and a patient teaching style! Always a joy to work with!!
Alec
I've worked with Valentine on a couple different projects throughout the years and every time has been an absolute dream. He's dedicated, talented, and is always well researched in the concepts that he brings to the table.

Things I had not known or considered before are presented in ways that are easy to understand and apply, making sure that progress is never a frustration of misunderstanding, but a steady slope of execution.

If you're looking for an instructor with a unique viewpoint and patient, kind disposition, I couldn't recommend Valentine higher.

A Better Way to Learn

Expert Teachers

Top rated instructors guide you in every step of your journey

Personalized Lessons

Your style, your pace. Customized lessons designed for you

100% Guaranteed

Try a lesson. If you're not satisfied we'll refund your unused balance

Connect Locally or Online

Local Lessons

No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing drawing teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

Online Lessons

Is your dream drawing teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

Average Cost of Drawing Lessons in Sycamore, IL

The average cost of 60-minute drawing lessons in Sycamore is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $122 per hour.
30 min
$38 average
45 min
$57 average
60 min
$68 average

How It Works

Here's why 2 million people a month use TakeLessons

Match

Find your perfect drawing teacher in under 3 minutes. Need help finding the right teacher? Call our friendly student counselors at 877-231-8505877-231-8505.

Meet

Your instructor will motivate, support, and inspire you. Meet up with your teacher in person or connect with them online anywhere around the world!

Master

Each drawing lesson is customized to help you grow. Learn faster and easier than ever with personal attention from an expert instructor.

Educating the World

310
Lifelong learning subjects offered
6,483
Amazing, inspiring, supportive teachers
2,045,044
People that use our platform each month
3,004,877
Lessons given around the world

Why TakeLessons?

  • Easy and Hassle-Free
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Background Checked Teachers
  • Over 3 Million Lessons Given

Hear From TakeLessons Drawing Students

Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

Profile_182137_pi_me
"Great with a 10 yr old! Encouraging and patient. Great personality and a good artist."
Karen
Took Drawing lessons from Preston W.
Profile_122520_pi__SB_0533
"Kathy was wonderful working with my son and really took the time to get to know him and his personal intetests. She then patiently guided him through some if the essentials of drawing while incorporating subject matter that would inspire and motivate him. I would highly recommend her if you are looking for personalized and knowledgeable instruction."
Melanie
Took Drawing lessons from Kathy S.
Profile_111421_pi_IMG_8053
"Jessica was an excellent teacher with my 9 year old son. It is quite clear she has experience working with children - she is patient, calming and supportive. He can't wait for his next lesson!"
Jack
Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
Profile_111421_pi_IMG_8053
"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."
Habibah
Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
Profile_113629_pi_temp_photo
"Sharron was such a fantastic teacher! Made us feel comfortable and had some amazing strategies to share."
Vic
Took Drawing lessons from Sharron J.
Profile_211308_pi_IMG_2835-1
"Very clear and patient.
A teacher!"
Kevin
Took Drawing lessons from Kelvin L.
Profile_122520_pi__SB_0533
"Kathy is amazing, full of positive energy, encouraging and creative. My five year old loved her first lesson and she looks forward to the next lesson already. Thank you, Kathy!"
Victoria
Took Drawing lessons from Kathy S.
Profile_72259_pi_IMG_20150523_200805
"Jason was great! He engaged my son (11 yrs old) immediately and took him through a fun, introductory lesson (and even went over time)! We are definitely planning to continue with Jason."
Owen
Took Drawing lessons from Jason M.
Profile_211308_pi_IMG_2835-1
"Enjoyed immensely! Kelvin is talented, energetic, experienced and very encouraging!"
Jaden
Took Drawing lessons from Kelvin L.
Profile_122520_pi__SB_0533
"Today was my first lesson with Kathy and she was very patient and encouraging! She is making sure to tailor the lessons to meet my goals."
Amy
Took Drawing lessons from Kathy S.
View More
View Less

Popular Drawing Articles from our Blog

How to Draw Caricatures: Pointers from a Professional Artist

As a student of art, you can explore everything from watercolors to sculpting to photography and more! If you’re interested in learning how to draw caricatures (and how to improve your overall creative skills), take a look at these pointers and FAQs from full-time artist Mike V., who teaches in Bridgeport, CT:   1) What are the steps for drawing caricatures? How does it differ from other types of drawing? The first thing to do is to familiarize yourself with human anatomy, especially faci …

By Megan L.