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David Z.

5 Reviews
DeKalb, IL
Starting at $59
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from The Alzheimer's Association Illinois Chapter
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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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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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Kelvin L.

154 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 to 80
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Kelvin L.

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I have been teaching drawing since 2001..I am available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of drawing/painting skills. I specialize in wild life...
Students will have simple step-by-step instructions make it fun and easy to draw lifelike animal friends, Just start with basic shapes and follow the illustrated examples and they will be creating their own amazing masterpieces in no time at all.

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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Kelvin is a wonderful instructor! He is very patient, personable, and seems very passionate about what he does. I highly recommend Kelvin!

Rita C.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Awarded Lio Pilla Excellence in Art and Achievement Award for Top Graduating Student from Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia
  • BFA Printmaking and Education from Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rita C.

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How do you transfer a 3D subject onto a 2D surface? How do you draw what you SEE and not what you THINK? Drawing is the ability to see and transfer accurately what you see onto your 2D area. There are many techniques and tricks from the drawing masters I have shown my students that are effective in improving their drawing skills. We will also delve into highlights and shading, and use various pencils and other mediums to enhance the drawing experience as well. Come and see that your drawing can improve tremendously with practice and the right techniques!

About Rita

I have been teaching and painting since 1983. I am also a professional mural artist and found that my painting improved many years after art school. I was frustrated back then and painting seemed so complicated! Is that you? I figured out, with my own research, the freedom and fun in painting. Y

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John
Rita is a terrific teacher. She is encouraging and adds real tangible value to my paintings and knowledge base. I thoroughly recommend her.
Elizabeth
Rita taught my 3 children for 3 years. She is an outstanding art teacher- very patient and sensitive to their needs in their artistic development.
Rachael
Great teacher!

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John D.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • BA in Art from University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Teaching since 2001
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John D.

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Many people think they can't draw. I used to be one of them. Now, I know that everyone can draw, they just need to learn how to translate what they see into an image. We will start with contour, move into gesture, create the illusion of 3D form using value and color, composition and even create the illusion of space. We will use a variety of media including graphite, charcoal, pastels (oil and chalk) and even use paint. It's really lots of fun!

About John

Hello! My name is John and I can teach you to draw and paint. I am high energy, funnier than all get out, yet have a serious love of art. Let's explore not just the technical side of drawing/painting, but let's help you discover how to express your creative self!

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Damion
Absolutely fantastic! John was amazing with my son, asked him what he wanted to learn and then started to show him different ways to help his technique. High recommend John!
Byron
John was a very patient and helpful instructor. Two of the participants had no water color experience and he provided them with a good understanding of the concepts as well as providing most helpful examples of how to actually do water colors. Will definitely ask John for a follow up session if we return to Las Vegas in the future.
Beth W.
Love the way that he started in the right position for me. The class flowed very Lacey and he's a very nice man
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Nicole P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Nicole P.

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Excited to learn how to draw what is in front of you accurately? Want to be able to draw anything you like? Have you been curious about what you can use to draw other than just a plain graphite pencil? I am a professional artist, and I can help you develop your artistic eye and show you different methods and materials to achieve accurate but unique drawings! I'm happy to start from where you are, even if you've never drawn anything more than a stick figure. Send me a message to see if we will be a good fit!

About Nicole

I am a professional mixed media artist. My mediums include drawing (graphite, charcoal, pen, etc) acrylic paint, spray paint, oil paint, and more! I love teaching students who are excited to learn new things. I am a firm believer that anyone can make beautiful and unique art. Especially you!

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Timothy K.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Drawing & Oil painting from New Masters School of Art
  • Teaching since 2016
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Timothy K.

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Do you want to draw like Rembrandt? Do you want to be the next Van Gogh? Or maybe you want to be able to draw simple subject matter, like your family dog! Well, these are the online classes for you! My name is Timothy and I have been drawing for 30 years (pencil, pen & ink, colored pencil, and oil pastel). I enjoy sharing my art experience with others, no matter what age, no matter where you are beginning. I can begin with the simplest subject matter in drawing, like cartoons, and advance you into more advanced subject matter such as portraiture and drawing from life. My training is a balance of self taught instruction and my art teacher, John Gordon of newmasters.com, the designer of the Green Bay Packers logo!
What are you waiting for? Now is the time to cultivate your inner artist and use your artistic talents like never before. Contact me and let’s get the ball rolling.

About Timothy

I am a fun-loving art teacher who is looking for art students of all ages who want to learn, learn, learn! I enjoy sharing my experiences with you as I draw and paint, you can learn from my successes and my mistakes as an artist. To begin, I will ask you one thing: what is your goal and how far you

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Crystal
He took time to find out what I was interested in learning and answered all my questions. He gave a great demonstration too.

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Average Cost of Drawing Lessons in West Chicago, IL

The average cost of 60-minute drawing lessons in West Chicago 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 $134 per hour.
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"As a beginner, Lauren helped me get comfortable with different drawing techniques. I really liked her approach to my learning style. She was very patient and open to my ideas."
Tanshella
Took Drawing lessons from Lauren W.
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"My son is learning how to draw and have fun to create comics world!
Jason has perfect approach and methodology to engage 12 year old."
elena
Took Drawing lessons from Jason M.
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"Megan was engaging, genuine, and had an extremely well-prepared lesson for us to start with. I felt like I gained a lot of important perspective about art, in both a technical sense and regarding the mentality of creating art. Great teacher. Looking forward to another lesson."
Jacob
Took Drawing lessons from Megan R.
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"patient, bringing up constructive suggestions"
Luke
Took Drawing lessons from Deron C.
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"Roya is not only a resourceful and patient teacher and master of her art which makes for heretofore unbelievable results but she also has made learning FUN for me again! To truly trust somebody to guide me through the process while the skills are being "saved in my system" is a totally new experience. I am certain that she can work and get great results with anybody, while having FUN! :-)
So I can only recommend her most warmly!"
Corinna
Took Drawing lessons from Roya M.
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"Excellent lesson. Very clear and helpful."
Richard
Took Drawing lessons from Eileen M.
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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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"She is very good with my 8 year old and keeps her excited to keep drawing"
brielle
Took Drawing lessons from Lauren W.
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"I've had four lessons now and I'm learning quite a lot!"
Thora Inna
Took Drawing lessons from Megan R.
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"Enjoyed immensely! Kelvin is talented, energetic, experienced and very encouraging!"
Jaden
Took Drawing lessons from Kelvin L.
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