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David Z.

8 Reviews
DeKalb, IL
Starting at $45
  • BFA Fine Art Painting from Northern Illinois University
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from The Alzheimer's Association Illinois Chapter
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David Z.

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I provide instructional direction using templates and thin paper. I recommend dual brush markers made by Tomboy.

It is expected that the following tools are used:

Tomboy Dual Brush pens

Flat surface ie. Masonite board, wooden board or plastic sheet.

Stratford tracing paper.

Masking tape

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 display

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Daniel
Had a great lesson with David, Decided to purchase a few hour one time lesson to paint a picture with my wife. David did a great job. I was very happy how he accommodated us and the time he put in before the lesson.
Michelle C.
David explains well to what needs improvement and is very constructive to what needs to be done. I’m learning so much. It’s exciting
Karin
David is very experienced and knowledgeable for many art forms. And is very personable also.
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Daniil K.

11 Reviews
Saint Charles, IL
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Daniil K.

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I offer Acting training with three different types of focuses:

- Acting Lessons: If you are interested in the craft of acting and want to become a better artist I create a weekly/monthly lesson plan which will serve your unique needs. Lessons will be based around your experience level, your interests, and your end goal as a performer.

- Audition Coaching: Monologue/Scene/Side coaching for anything from a Community Theater audition to a callback for Chicago Fire. We will attack your audition material analytically, psychophysically, and psychologically.

- Industry Coaching: What does an agent do? How do I get noticed by a Casting Director? How can I get to perform in a Motion Picture? What type am I?
The focus of my Acting Industry Coaching is to expose the actors to all the industry tools and info that can make them successful. Explaining Unions, how a headshot can get you through the door, and how to figure out type, are what I focus on in these lessons.

About Daniil

Looking to become more confident? A better actor? Find a new agent? With over 10 years of industry experience as an Actor, Director, Artistic Director, and most importantly, educator, I help people from Ages 5 to 80 sharpen their craft, turn anxiety into self confidence, and own themselves so th

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Jared
This was my first ever acting class and Dan has done a great job! He’s really made me understand how to put myself in the moment with repetition exercises. Very laid back and easy to work with but also professional. Would recommend to anyone looking to become a better actor.
Sophia
Daniil worked with me on preparing multiple callback sides, both classical and contemporary. He is the kind of coach that has the specificity and honesty to push you beyond what you thought you were capable of, and to open your eyes to a new way of seeing your work. Daniil was able to connect my early experience with Meisner training to the sides that I had in front of me, in a way that was challenging but not scary. I left the session with a new handful of tools to prepare for the upcoming callbacks, and a new perspective on what it meant to reach honesty and authenticity as an actor.
Emily
Dan is an incredible instructor. His keen eye and ability to coach is a true gift. Dan works in specificity, detail and nuance; I am always a better actor having worked with him. Dan is knowledgeable about the business and offers great advice on agents, managers, type and casting. I highly recommend Dan as an acting coach and a business coach.
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Dave S.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dave S.

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Sound is the key. Developing and nurturing a solid sound opens up all other aspects of music. Once we have a solid sound we can depend on everything we play is more effective.
I teach basic musicianship along with advanced sound production techniques.
Spontaneous creation and composition. I can help you freely improvise in any situation and become a functionary player as well as a soloist.

About Dave

I have been playing the saxophone fro 45 years. I think its all about the sound, the tone. I played with the Microscopic Septet and William Parker's Little Huey Creative Music Orchestra.

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Andrea
Dave is a very good teacher. I learned a lot from him about sound and improvisation. The lessons are always a lot of fun and inspiration.
Can
Very good teacher, makes classes and learning really fun.
Tali
Dave is a great teacher and I would recommend him to anyone who asks :)
He's flexible (in both scheduling and teaching) and adapts to whatever the student needs or wants.
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Ginni A.

92 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, French, English, German
  • Bachelor of Arts Art & Design, minor in Psychology, music classes from Brigham Young University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ginni A.

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I've been teaching singing, drama and dance for 26 years and my students have gone on to develop a deep love of music and theater, sing and act professionally and and become music and theater teachers! Within the first few lessons, you'll start singing/speaking/moving with more confidence and as time goes by, you'll be performing like a pro! I specialize in Broadway, classical, pop and jazz, can play your songs for you and have the following tools available for your lessons: YouTube, piano and an extensive music book library. I love working with students of all experience levels!

About Ginni

Moms and Dads, this is a challenging time and whatever I can do to relieve your burden, I'm here to help. Whether it be math, reading, spelling, social studies, history, music or any other subject that you've been designated as the teacher, I'd love to help you and your child. I've been teaching for

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Ollie
Ginni is very kind and easy to work with!
Ollie
Ginni is very kind and sweet to my daughter during her math lessons!😇🤗
David C.
Ginni awesome. Flexible and always finds a way to bring the most out of our daughter.
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Doniell C.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $36
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Doniell C.

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***Please contact me with "Ask a Question" prior to signing up for lessons! I will not accept students without a 72 hour window for admin.***

Piano lessons are a joy to teach! Let me inspire you. Within the first few lessons, you'll know terminology and piano basics such as rhythm and body placement, and as time goes on you'll be able to play classics, standards and more. I typically use method books combined with traditional repertoire. Currently I only teach from Alfred's Basic Piano Library (Adult & Child), or Piano Adventures.

***My Equipment***

Extended upright Knabe
Yamaha Digital Piano YPG-625
Skype, Zoom or FaceTime
iPhone, Laptop, Kindle Fire
Printer/Scanner/Copier and high speed internet connectivity
Digital and traditional ticking metronomes
Flashcards and numerous other learning materials and aids
Extensive Music library with 550+ Books and sheets

***At the lesson***

During the lesson, students will begin with a performance of the material they have completed ...

About Doniell

My name is Doniell and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2002 and have loved helping my students appreciate, understand, and be inspired by music. I'm a helpful and compassionate person and my teaching style is informative, determined by the student's needs and goals

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Leia
I am about retired and decided to take piano lesson as a hobby last year. I knew nothing about playing piano and music theory. I was lucky to find Doniell as my piano teacher. She is very patient with me for not knowing anything and explains everything I need to know for that day’s lesson. She is also very flexible to work with me with my work and trip schedules. I have been with her for one year and take half hour lesson each week except when I was out of town, now I am able to play many songs and very happy with my good progress. I definitely recommended her to anyone who is interested in learning piano lessons. You will get satisfactions.
Aurora
It was Auroras first lesson,she absolutely loved it
Tylonda
Our daughter is taking lessons with Doniell and after every lesson is thrilled to share her experiences. Doniell has been exceedingly accomodating of our schedule, making it absolutely pleasant to work with her. We are a homeschool family and she offered time outside of evening hours. We had several illnesses and issues with travel during the snow this past winter and she has always been understanding and patient with rescheduling. Our daughter is very enthusiastic about piano and many things in life, we are thankful we have Doniell to guide her as she continues to develop a passion for music.
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Lars R.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $24
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 12 to 65
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Lars R.

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I am familiar with the many sonic possibilities of various types of acoustic guitars: nylon-string, steel-string, dobro, slide, twelve-string, seven-string . . . Many thanks!

About Lars

I began to teach guitar at 16 years of age. I have taught seven- to 60-year-old students in a wide variety of styles. I studied jazz guitar primarily with Randy Vincent, one of the San Francisco Bay Area's greatest guitar players, and continue to broaden my horizons under the guidance of Matthew Gra

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Abhi D.
Lars is an awesome instructor. Very knowledgeable and also very articulate with his instructions. I highly recommend him. I am an absolute beginner and yet he was able to share so much in the very first lesson itself! He also makes learning fun.
Subhabrata D.
very good!
Subhabrata D.
Very focused lesson

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"Sarah is a very patient teacher who has great skills herself, but is not at all intimidating to learn from."
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Took Drawing lessons from Sarah L.
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Took Drawing lessons from Lauren W.
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Took Illustration lessons from Deron C.
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"Eileen is a great teacher! We started with different exercises with still life and when I said I was also interested in the figure she came up with some really cool lessons around that, too. I love going to her studio every week."
Amanda
Took Drawing lessons from Eileen M.
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"Wonderful teacher. Learned a lot in our hour together. Will book more classes with her."
Judy
Took Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"We used Erin extensively over several years for providing art lessons and art based therapy for our two elementary school aged kids. She did a really great job with them, including dealing with our autistic child. She adapted to their interests and found ways to focus them to bring out the artist inside and achieve really positive results. Would highly recommend."
Andrew Douglas
Took Abstract Painting lessons from Erin S.
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"I wasn't sure how successful I would be learning Calligraphy online. At the end of my lessons (I signed up for five of them) I found Margot successfully laid out the foundations of Calligraphy for me. Her lesson's were informative and her instructions on what to work on in- between lessons were clear to follow. Furthermore the bonus of it all is that Margot is a nice person to learn from and work with."
Patricia
Took Calligraphy lessons from Margot G.
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"She will open the gates of a new world to you, a world of art. You will view things differently and create your own world of art."
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Took Abstract Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"Lauren is a great art teacher. My son enjoys her letting him pick whatever he likes to draw and is looking forward to each lesson. She is very talented and great with kids."
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Took Drawing lessons from Lauren W.
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