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Tarin B.

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North Aurora, IL
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts from Columbia College Chicago
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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.

Adeline H.

2 Reviews
Palatine, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks French, English
  • B.A. in Apparel Design from Dominican University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Adeline H.

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About Adeline

Hi! I grew up loving art, and then became interested in fashion and sewing during my teen years. After interning with a local Chicago designer I decided to go to university for apparel design. After graduating I had several jobs, one as a seamstress and most recently one at an embroidery shop where

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Angie C.
Adeline is a wonderful instructor! She is very patient and makes me feel at ease. I feel like I'm successfully learning and working toward my goal.
Beth A.
Adeline was punctual, friendly, and knowledgable. She communicated well and related to my 12 year old grandson. He enjoyed his kesson.
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Kelvin L.

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

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If you’re interested in learning photography – congratulations! Photography is a fun, practical hobby as well as an exciting career. Although learning photography does take a little patience, the rewards are certainly worth it. So, let’s start with the benefits of why you should learn photography.

- The ability to record special events like a child’s birthday, graduation or the family’s vacations with clear, focused well composed photographs.

- Never missing a picture of a special moment because you were searching for the right button or dial.

- Taking photos that you and your loved ones will enjoy displaying on your wall. By capturing your special memories in pictures, you can have a way to document and pass on these memories to future generations.

- Communicating through your photographs. A picture really is worth a thousand words! You can capture an expression that says it all. Or as we've seen in magazines like Time and National Geographic, you can shoot photographs ...

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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Michele K.
Kelvin is a wonderful instructor! He is very patient, personable, and seems very passionate about what he does. I highly recommend Kelvin!
Chris H.
Great guy!! Very intelligent
Olena
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Aimee O.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks ENGLISH, French
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Masters in Music from Boston State University
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Aimee O.

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Art meets se-stressing with a connection to your creative side! I would love to work with you!

About Aimee

Aimee is a Music Educator with a Masters of Music from Boston University. She has been writing music, singing, and playing piano for 20+ years. She has the ability to be flexible and differentiate for each student to fit their individual needs and interests. *** Lesson Details *** Aimee expec

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Dina A.
Aimee is a very sweet young woman. She made me feel very comfortable from the start! She seems to be very knowledgeable and patient. I really look forward to the rest of my vocal lessons!
Robert
Very patient and kind.
William
Aimee is fantastic.

Lily S.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Chinese, Japanese, French
  • Teaching since 2015
  • 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.

Raymond M.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Awarded Jury Prize from SLOIFF film festival
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Raymond M.

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These lessons are a fun way of inspiring and motivating students in their love of drawing! Learn how to create their own cartoon characters, working in a humorous "Sunday funnies" style, even if they've never drawn before. Lessons include learning warm-up and imagination exercises that cartoonists use.

About Raymond

I am a Cartoonist, Animator and Credentialed Teacher. I have published cartoons in books, magazines, newspapers, and e-cards. I have also created animated film shorts for film festivals around the world. I teach contract art/computer classes throughout the year in San Luis Obispo County. I teach

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A.
My son gained basic knowledge of the coding software taught in the class.
Tiffany
Raymond was a very kind and patient teacher. My 13 year old enjoyed his class and even helped him with some imagination exercises to open his mind. I will definitely be continuing with his classes. Thank you Raymond!
Emma
I have had the pleasure of meeting Raymond online, lovely to talk to, a great listener with awesome ideas and also so helpful too!

Raymond has a wonderful illustration style, bold, fun and full of charm that wins the hearts of all that discover his amazing work!

I HIGHLY RECOMMEND Raymond's art and working with him!

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"Megan is kind and patient, enthusiastic and well spoken. I’m looking forward to our next lesson!"
Roberta
Took Acrylic Painting 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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"Margot is a great instructor and a born teacher. She immediately connects with each student. She asks everyone’s name and then remembers it, which is quite impressive with a large group.
She can teach to all levels of ‘artistic’ ability. She offers assistance and guidance so the finished product truly belongs to the student.
I have been to two of Margot’s classes. I have zero artistic ability, yet I left with a card (Valentine and Mother’s Day), that I was proud to share."
Patti
Took Calligraphy lessons from Margot G.
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"Kimaya's first class went great! Eddie was very calm and knowledgeable and my dughter loved him"
Kimaya
Took Drawing lessons from Eddie B.
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"Great! Look forward to another one"
Carolyn
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Well prepared and did a great job with a shy 5 year old. :)"
Jason
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Lauren W.
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"We jumped right into lettering and calligraphy. He explained the history and what you consider when writing. Thanks."
Stephy
Took Calligraphy lessons from Moataz A.
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"My 5-year old had a great time and did very independently from our supervision a nice watercolor with Lauren."
Isabela
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Lauren W.
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"Sandy was great. Vedha loved the class very much"
Vedha
Took Drawing lessons from Sandy K.
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"My mother took her first art lesson with Kathy today! She was timely, attentive, thorough, and very encouraging. We're very glad to have found her!"
Constance
Took Painting lessons from Kathy S.
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