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Tarin B.

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North Aurora, IL
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Bachelor of Arts from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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.
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David Z.

3 Reviews
DeKalb, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BFA Fine Art Painting from Northern Illinois University
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David Z.

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• Use materials such as pens and ink, watercolors, charcoal and oil to create artwork.
• Confer with clients and other interested parties regarding the nature and content of artwork to be produced.
• Explain and demonstrate artistic techniques for clients of all ages.
• Collaborate, gather materials and design curriculum for art workshops in the community:
o Charcoal Over Watercolor Workshop
o Watercolor Workshop
o Acrylic Painting Workshop
o Self-Portraits in Charcoal Workshop
o Mixed Media Black Ink Over Gouache Workshop
o Oil Pastel Workshop “Beekle, The Imaginary Friend”

• Providing professional framing services for art workshop clientele
• Art brokering and marketing art material at various shows including:
o Art Show- Prairie Arts Festival, Schaumburg, 5-28-2017
• Sales, Murals Advertising and Promotional Artwork

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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Bradley H.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $250
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 1990
  • B.A. Astrophysics from Rice University
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Bradley H.

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I'm a published pro photographer living in Seattle teaching all levels of photography and photo processing and printing. My focus is making it fun to get up to speed quickly and produce professional-level photographs.

About Bradley

Hello from Seattle! I love teaching! For more than 40 years I have been a professional photographer. I was the Team Photographer for the Washington Stealth pro indoor lacrosse team for three years, and teach photography at the Pacific Science Center, the Bellevue Club, The Leica Store, Glazer's Cam

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Lauren Krupp
Superb teacher. Extremely patient, explains things extremely clearly, and gives great advice and guidance.
Jeffrey
Super helpful 2 hour session. Very much worth the time and money. Looking forward to future lessons.
Bill
Brad is an excellent instructor. He's very knowledgeable, clear, thorough and a pleasure to work with.

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Jonathan Y.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jonathan Y.

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A photojournalist and wedding photographer with 15 years of experience. Jonathan has a passion for teaching and loves seeing his students thrive. All ages
and skill levels welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs and goals of each student. You'll soon have the foundation to take timeless photos or take your skills to the next level. Shoot me a message, I'd love to hear from you!

About Jonathan

For history and government students: I graduated from UCLA with dual degrees in History and Political Science with college honors. I interned in the US Senate, worked as an election monitor in Sri Lanka, and then as a photojournalist covering wildfires in California and politics in New York City.

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Amit A.
very interactive and understanding
Diane
Jonathan is without a doubt a talented professional photographer / artist. Yet he has adapted himself to working with a novice trying to navigate a new digital camera before a big Patagonia vacation of a lifetime. Whether you are a beginner like I am or a professional photographer looking to improve your game, Jonathan will exceed your expectations. I like his patient and calm approach to my questions and after only two lessons I have already improved so much.
Jeff W.
I have learned a lot from Jonathan so far. He has been very helpful in helping me understand PhotoShop and Lightroom. I would highly recommend him.
Jeff

Lia A.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Masters of Fine Art from New York academy of art
  • Teaching since 2006
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Lia A.

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Painting and drawing lessons.

About Lia

I am an accomplished art graduate of the New York Academy of Art and the National Academy of Arts in Bulgaria. I have an extremely creative mind and I can teach you how to draw and paint in a classical way. Wheather this is for you or to prepare your kids for Art School, College or University you w

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Tom
Absolute joy to learn from Lia. Very relaxed environment and enjoyed the class immensely. Highly recommend.

Lily S.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Chinese, Japanese, French
  • Minor in Chinese from BYU
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lily S.

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I've been doing water color painting for years and would love to help you. For the basics of watercolor you'll learn color theory, how to use paint brushes, techniques etc. The beginner lessons are more organized lessons and structured to go over the basics.

Intermediate lessons are for you to paint and for me to guide you through your work. This is completely up to you.

About Lily

I teach a variety of subjects, but I am experienced in all of those that I teach. I am open to making your lessons as relevant and specific to your needs. Your lessons are for you - so what are you waiting for let's get started.

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Andrea
Excellent teacher! Explained everything with clarity and care. And it was enjoyable too!
Helen K.
Super helpful!
Kay
Short lesson, but plan on re booking.

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"I had a wonderful first lesson with Joy and learned so much. Thank you!"
Claire
Took Photography lessons from Joy S.
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"Roya is an amazing teacher! I have no artistic talent but she was able to teach even me to draw. She’s patient kind and thoughtful and will sit with you until you have mastered everything you need to know."
Mani
Took Drawing lessons from Roya M.
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"Maryam is very sweet, approachable and patient. My 11 year old daughter is very hyper and has a hard time focusing but Maryam has been able to keep her interested for a full hour during each lesson. When the lesson is over, my daughter usually runs over and tells me that she can't wait for her next lesson."
Sarah
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Maryam G.
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"Sharon is a fantastic teacher. She has a great eye for drawing and painting, and helped encourage me when I needed to push my art. I would highly reccomend any aspiring artist take her classes. She is patience, sweet, and incredibly intuitive."
Ty
Took Drawing lessons from Sharon M.
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"i cant wait for my next lessing i,v already learned shading and every thing"
Melissa
Took Drawing lessons from David L.
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"I have been taking lessons with Kai for a few months. Kai is an excellent teacher and an exceptional artist. I have been enjoying these classes."
Nish
Took Oil Painting lessons from Kai Lun Q.
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"Margot G. is a wonderful teacher. She has the ability to immediately set her students at ease, regardless of their abilities and experiences. (I have extremely poor handwriting, and did not feel intimidated or afraid to try to learn how to do brush strokes and create surprisingly pleasing cards and notes.) Margot knows her craft, and knows how to teach and then offer support to her students. The class was entertaining as well as fun. I learned many skills in a short time period."
Paul
Took Calligraphy lessons from Margot G.
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"Pleasant to work with. Good instructions"
Ward
Took Drawing lessons from David L.
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"She is one the most heartfelt, knowledgeable teacher I've ever had! I have never been much of an artist but I've always had passion for it. She has challenged me, and pushed me to be a better artist than I have ever thought possible!"
Sadaf
Took Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"She is truly professional, exceptional teaching techniques and makes you motivated and focus on the subject. I was not expecting so much from one hour class . I would definitely recommend her ."
Mike
Took Abstract Painting lessons from Roya M.
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