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Kelvin L.

144 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1984
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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
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Adeline H.

2 Reviews
Palatine, IL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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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Tarin B.

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North Aurora, IL
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2020
  • 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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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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Anna E.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Russian, French
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Anna E.

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Improve your drawing skills. From basic perspective to shading and difficult subjects like faces and hands.
I specialize in moving you beyond the walls that hold you from starting to draw realistically. You will learn about line, volume, composition and use of different materials. Let's playfully remove any obstacles and you will feel confident and add a variety of skills to your drawing techniques.

About Anna

For English students: Regardless of your level I can help you to feel more confident speaking and writing in English. You will increase your vocabulary and develop a more natural way to speak. You will learn not by memorizing, but through experience and practice. ................ For Art stud

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Sarah S.
That was a great beginning with Anna.
Nina T.
My first Russian lesson with Anna was great. She was very patient with me, and went at my pace, which is much appreciated. I like that she introduced the idea of learning a bit about Russian culture, and she sent me an article which I look forward to reading.
Jakob R.
Really good professor. recommend
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David L.

40 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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David L.

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Painting is a great creative outlet for people to spend time relaxing and make something beautiful that brings you pride and joy. Anyone can paint! All it takes is time and a willingness to make mistakes and learn from them. I’ve been painting for over 10 years and teaching for 3. I welcome all students who are interested in picking up painting as new hobby or returning after a long time away. We’ll build out your painting techniques and color theory so you can paint from real life or something abstract.

About David

I have been teaching drawing and painting for over three years one-on-one and in groups, both in person and online. I have a bachelors degree in printmaking and oil painting and spent some time in Florence, Italy studying painting and drawing by studying the High Renaissance masters. I have a full

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Karla D.
David is a fantastic teacher! He’s great with kids and makes drawing fun. He’s patient and kind and my son really enjoys his drawing lessons with him.
Asia G.
Mr. David was very patient, and kind, while working with my son. He made the lessons very enjoyable. :)
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Jason W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Visual Communication from MATC
  • Teaching since 2016
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Jason W.

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Fun and easy to understand. Photography is very hands on and I myself learn by doing. I will not bore you with a bunch of textbook info or history lessons, you can learn that on your own. We will focus on what your interests are and create fun assignments and images based on that.

I believe a good student/teacher relationship is one where they learn from each other.

About Jason

I've been a freelance photographer for over 10 years and a professional photographer since 2012. I have shoot everything from commercial to weddings and everything in between. I have taught small groups and run a photo club at a large corporation. I like to make photography lessons fun and help br

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Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"I had a great time with Joe! He was very patient and informative. He knows how to work a camera inside and out and has a great way of teaching, where you can visualize what he is saying to make learning an enjoyable experience! A+ I recommend Joe completely!"
Giovanni B.
Took Photography lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"I learned more in five sessions with Kai than in a whole semester at MICA"
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Took Oil Painting lessons from Kai Lun Q.
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"Julie hears what you say, has the ability to take you further than you thought was possible. She speaks with the authority of someone who knows her business!
Excellent - thank you Julie!"
Sherry
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Love the way that he started in the right position for me. The class flowed very Lacey and he's a very nice man"
Beth
Took Drawing lessons from John D.
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"I have had the pleasure of taking several in class and online classes with Julie. Her knowledge of photography is top level. She can explain topics to me in a manner that is easy to understand and has answered my questions patiently. Looking forward to more sessions with Julie in the future!"
Diane
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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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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"Giuseppe received great feedback from my 16 year old daughter after the first lesson, and she wants to continue learning from him.
She is a tough critic, so this is high praise for Giuseppe. :)"
Loryn
Took Drawing lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"Amazing teacher!! She’s very Patient, tentative and talented. Loved the experience, strongly recommend!"
Stella
Took Abstract Painting lessons from Anastasia B.
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