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Tarin B.

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North Aurora, IL
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • 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.

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DeKalb, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from The Alzheimer's Association Illinois Chapter
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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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Ren
My son enjoyed today’s lesson!
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 .
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Bradley H.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $250
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Second Place Photography Award from Leica International Society
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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 Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Dual Degree in History and Political Science from UCLA
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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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Margot
Very thorough and smart..loved my lesson
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.

Lia A.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Masters of Fine Art from New York academy of art
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Minor in Chinese from BYU
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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 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'm just a moderately able artist. Andrea knew how to break down the process and make all of my projects better than I have ever done myself. She's the best!"
Sandy
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Andrea O.
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"Margot is very kind and offers great teachings. Her calligraphy is beautiful and she really inspired me. I would recommend her to anyone who is trying to learn the art of calligraphy."
John
Took Calligraphy lessons from Margot G.
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"Excellent teacher. Explains color mixing in a very practical manner and breaks things down well."
Shanker
Took Oil Painting lessons from Tiffany S.
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"Sondra was very kind and encouraging, but she also gave me helpful, honest feedback that will motivate me to keep trying to improve my skills."
Deborah
Took Oil Painting lessons from Sondra S.
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"I had a wonderful experience during my first lesson with Julie! She was easy to talk to and very informative."
Andi
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Kai is an excellent instructor and has left a tramendious mark on me as both a student and an artist. Kai may be young, but he has knowledge beyond his years through skill and ambitiously being self taught he has been commended on nationally. Kai in the fall attended FACE and was recently awarded a certificate of excellence from The Portrait Society of America. I very grateful to have worked with him and been walked through his very informative and beautiful demos. Crique from Kai is wonderful and facilitates vast and constructive improvement in skill level. Would highly recommend Kai!"
Emily
Took Oil Painting lessons from Kai Lun Q.
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"My younger daughter, Ella has taken 3 classes with Lauren and is so delighted. This is my second daughter taking lessons and both of them are learning so much. Lauren is very professional, and we appreciate all of her."
Ella
Took Drawing lessons from Lauren W.
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"I enjoyed every lesson I had from Justin and I certainly learned a lot in two months. Justin is a great painter and his class is casual and relaxing. He gives students aesthetic space to create arts that cater to every unique style."
Marissa
Took Painting lessons from Justin B.
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"I learned a lot from our first lesson and Irina explained every single thing very well!"
Ashley Hadinata
Took Photography lessons from Irina L.
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