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Boris O.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $55
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  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Awarded New American Paintings Competition #119 Finalist from New American Paintings
  • MFA in Painting from School of the Art Institute of Chicago
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Watercolors are my recommendation for those starting out. I will teach you how to draw/paint what you see. I don't teach you cookie-cutter "how to paint a horse" type of lesson, because this limits you to only draw a specific thing. With me, you will learn the theories of drawing or painting and have the opportunity to practice it with me as your guide. Once you understand the theory behind transferring what you see onto paper, you can draw/paint any subject!
What is unique about my lessons is I not only teach students the techniques of observational drawing or painting, but the theory and strategies of creating and self-expression. I help students discover or improve their unique visual language in order to make art that is meaningful and personal.

About Boris

Boris Ostrerov earned and MFA in Painting and Drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2013. While in school, he learned to paint and draw both representationally and abstractly with various mediums. Since 2008, Ostrerov has taught art classes to beginner adults and children. H

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September 7, 2017
Ryan M.
Boris was a fantastic painting teacher -- knowledgeable, personable, and professional. He was very communicative before the lesson regarding the topic, materials, and timing. Doing an in-home lesson was convenient and made the experience even more memorable. We especially appreciated the convenience of him bringing most of the supplies, while offering the option for us to provide them ourselves for cost savings and to continue painting afterward.

Upon arrival he asked great questions to understand our level of experience with acrylic painting, and walked us through tutorials on techniques before we started the main topic. Then during the lesson he was patient and adaptable as my girlfriend and I expressed our individual art styles. Overall we had a fantastic time and would recommend to anyone looking for a fun and relaxing way to expand their skills and experiences.
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Tristine W.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 18 to 65
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With the ease of accessibility with digital photography I believe everyone should have the tool sets needed to make images of those memories set before the camera they have at hand. The magical nature of photography is this great mix of science and creativity and in the 16 plus years I have been honing my craft I have met many that have found the art form and flourished creatively. Join me for lectures, discussions, and tutorials covering the basics and advanced techniques. Stop just taking snapshots and start making images!

About Tristine

Photography and exposure basics, studio photography, and more. I am your go to photo learning gal! Studying photography since early 2000, Tristine has a base of knowledge that is rooted in traditional film photography that has grown and adapted alongside the development of digital photography.

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Sheryl N.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $97
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1998
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Sheryl N.

Chicago, IL

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I have experience guiding people ages 3-93 through the process of creating art.
I instruct using basic principles of visualization and feeling mixed with practiced technique. I am a professional artist who enjoys sharing my skills and seeing other people learn to express themselves.

About Sheryl

I have been involved in many different Art Worlds since the age of 11. To me it seems like a journey through different lands, acquiring skills and learning about people, lands, and styles of art the whole way. My paintings have been in juried shows, outdoor fairs, galleries, residences, and busines

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David O.

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Calligraphy
Starting at $42
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2001
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I have practiced and studied calligraphy since 1991. I taught beginning to intermediate pointed pen script at the International Association of Master Penman annual convention in Louisville in 2017. My experience includes teaching at Sycamore Adult Education and the Greater Cincinnati Calligraphers Guild. I enjoy teaching and have a wealth of information and tips to pass on. Nothing beats having an experienced instructor to guide your hand in this beautiful art. Each letter has a secret and I can't keep a secret.

About David

I am a retired police officer with 4 grandchildren. I grew up in Cincinnati, worked in military intelligence in the US Army for three years, earned a black belt in karate and my pilot's license. I love to read and make art! If a police officer can learn calligraphy, so can you :) All it takes is y

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Joey F.

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Cartooning
Starting at $50
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  • Computer Animation from Colorado Institute of Art
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Learn how to draw cartoons for animation! Draw characters in any pose and any expression!

About Joey

Hello Artist-in-Progress, We are all artists-in-progress because, no matter how good we are, we can always get better! I'm Mr. Joey and I love art and I love teaching art! I am a graduate of The Art Institute and an artist and animator that creates art in pencil, charcoal, pastel, watercolor,

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August 15, 2018
Alexandrea S.
Joey is a great teacher and artist!!!
July 13, 2018
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Glad he was able to accommodate my beeds
June 10, 2018
Nikki F.
Great experience
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Mary C.

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Painting
Starting at $20
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  • Bachelor of Fine Arts from University of Dayton
  • Teaching since 2016
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Mary C.

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Painting is about so much more than applying pigment and oil or water. I can teach how to see, how to understand color theory/relationships in the context of paint, and eventually, how to develop, understand, indulge, and challenge your own tendencies as a visual maker.

Since I have actually set up a separate subject for painting with oils, these prices will be applicable to painting with acrylics/other. Not that I would be excluding pertinent information in one of these classes versus an oil painting class (priced slightly higher), but because teaching painting generally starts with a water-based medium. It tends to be less messy, both literally and figuratively :) Basically, in these classes, I would teach about basic tenets of learning to paint. In terms of technical specifics we won't actually work with oils, but I am glad to talk about them and how they contrast water-based paints. I suppose that is my hesitation for labeling this as acrylic-specific. I am cool talking shop ...

About Mary

I am a recent college graduate with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. My main areas of concentration are drawing and painting, but I am also trained in printmaking, photography, sculpture, etc. Being an artist means being a lot of things. You are not someone with just a hobby; you are an engineer, mathemati

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July 15, 2019
Lauren
Really great with my daughter and going to be signing up for more!
March 11, 2019
Christine
My daughter and I took drawing lessons with Mary, and it was a great experience. She adapted her plan to what we wanted to learn and guided us through the creative process. Mary was patient and gave great constructive feedback. I would recommend her to everyone!

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"I thoroughly enjoyed my lessons with Jacob. My husband gave them to me as a birthday present and it was tons of fun. Jacob was able to answer all of my nitty gritty questions, as well as general tips on improving my skills. The lessons were enjoyable and I learned tons. I've gone from shooting in complete auto mode, because I didn't know how to do anything different, to shooting in aperture priority mode with much better results. My Christmas portrait of my kids will be much better this year thanks to these lessons. If you're looking for an affordable way to improve this is a great option because you'll learn a lot in just a few one-on-one sessions. Jacob was also very flexible in working with me on the schedule for the lessons. Thanks Jacob!"
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"Today's art lesson with Dan was planned, organized, and given in a friendly, professional and very informative manner. He has excellent communication skills and his demonstrations are informative as well a fascinating to watch. As Dan's student, I was immediately put at ease by his friendly and energetic personality; I felt as if I were talking to an old friend and I left the lesson with a renewed enthusiasm for painting. I really feel as if I doubled my understanding and enthusiasm for oil painting in my first lesson with Dan. No matter what your skill level is, a few lessons with Dan will do wonders for your painting ability and you will enjoy every bit of the time you spend with Dan."
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Took Oil Painting lessons from Daniel L.
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"Jessica is simply outstanding!!! She got right to the heart of what my children needed to work on to improve their drawing, and she was able to work with a range of abilities, attention spans, etc. Within minutes she was able to draw out the tentative artist in each of her three young students (ages 9-11), and you could see the difference in confidence in just one lesson!! She is smart, fun, flexible--you really could not find a better instructor!!!"
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Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
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"Took 7 lessons in drawing from Deepali. Did a few in person and remaining online.

I recommend her work for children and adults."
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"I had a great abstract painting session with Roya. She had some sample pictues of the abstract art style I like. She gave me a bit of background about what it entails. I felt comfortable getting started and she gave me the direction I was looking for. Thanks!!!
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"Jonathan is a really good instructor. He has helped me out a lot so far with the different software applications to do with photography. I’m still learning, but every lesson I get more invaluable information from him.
I would highly recommend him."
- Jeff
Took Photography lessons from Jonathan Y.
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