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Stephen B.

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Newton Highlands, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Piano and Film Scoring from Berklee College of Music
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Stephen B.

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Want to know how to take great photos? I have been a photographer for nearly fifteen years creating mostly landscapes, macro, wildlife, night and architecture. My photos have been displayed at art shows and sold numerous times at the Mass. College of Art annual auction. Please tell me about your photography background, what you want to learn, what camera and lens you have, etc. Rule out spam.

About Stephen

Hello, I am a graduate of Berklee College of Music in Boston with a degree in Piano and Film Scoring. With the current COVID-19 crisis, I have been shifting some of my students to online classes but will come to your home wearing a mask (you as well) I provide a fun and enjoyable piano class f

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Saelle D.
Great ., very nice person
Rahul
Steve is an excellent teacher! I always look forward to my classes. I am a student in high school, and he fully understands my need to balance my school work with piano, and he makes sure that I am able to comfortably commit to both aspects of my life. Steve makes sure that I stay on task and that I am progressing with my piano skills all while making the lessons fun and enjoyable.
Nancy G.
Great lessons...Stephen is a wonderful teacher. Very kind and musical.

Richard G.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students Male: 6 to 80; Female: 6 to 70
  • Bachelor of Arts, Communications from Rowan University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Richard G.

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30 Years experience. Areas: Editorial - Magazine, Photojournalism, News - Covers, Features, Lifestyle, Concert, Photo/Digital Illustration. Commercial, VIP, Celebrity, Red Carpet, Real Estate, Event.

I can cover just the photo/camera end for you. And, or, can teach you the digital computer skills you need to bring you images to the next level.

I will teach you how to reveal your own photographic "eye". That is, now to use the camera as an extension of your expression, how to take what you see, and put inside a frame.

I teach photography concepts from the art form, and from basic through advanced technical and aesthetic.

You will learn how a camera lens is much much more than just a zoom closer/farther tool for your scene. The lens you choose is vital towards helping you achieve the vision you are bringing to your work. Camera exposure is similar.

I will also teach you how to "see" your scene or subject as "values" of shades of black, white, and the grays between. This ...

About Richard

I can't wait to work with you! I am passionate about the subjects I teach, and find nothing can compare to seeing a student "get it", so they may too enjoy the passion that comes from learning and doing something they love. Everything I teach I've learned most completely by doing as a Profession

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Doug B.
Very knowledgeable, I hope I can retain what he has taught me !!
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Teresa B.
Richard is so patient and knowledgeable. I am very happy with our lessons. Because of my background with classical guitar he wondered if the fact that he doesn't read music and I am renewing my mind back into it would not be a good teaching set-up. Not at all. I now have an electric guitar and the five years spent playing classical, now fifteen years ago, did not give me a good foundation for understanding music theory unfortunately. I have a genre I had already picked out fingerstyle electric and now with some thinking my way through the basics I did have I still need to learn just basic strumming etc. I understand what he is referring to in music so we still speak in the same key. Also and lastly my daughter has a severe seizure/dementia disorder that is very unpredictable and our caregiver's mom just passed away so there will be times when I just can't do a week/day. He has been very understanding. I am smiling from my soul because music is my healing path for difficult stuff I couldn't pay any doctor/therapist to even call me back for. Thank you so much for your assistance. Sincerely Teresa

Tiffany S.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Tiffany S.

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I've been teaching art - painting for 4+ years and my students have gone on to be art majors. Within the first few lessons, you'll understand the basics of paintings. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Tiffany

Recently graduating from with a Masters of Liberal Arts with a Concentration in Art through Fort Hays State University, Tiffany is now studying for a Ph.D. in Humanities through Faulkner University. She has already obtained an Associate of arts from Western Nebraska Community College and a Bachel

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Mary Lynn S.
First session was great, figuring out where to begin and how to get the most out of the lessons!
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Ramon (Bob) Alba
We had a bit of trouble getting together bu Tiffany is great, Best money I ever spent look forward to me lessons

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Danil G.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Hebrew, Russian, English
  • Awarded ​Walter Rogalski Endowed Scholarship from Rogalsky Foundation
  • Teaches students 5 to 95
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Danil G.

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I have been teaching professionally for more than 10 years. I can teach a total beginner and I guarantee a profound change in terms of his skill level after 2 months of an attentive following of my instructions. I like to watch the progress of my student and this is what brings me the best satisfaction in my occupation.
I think that every human being is unique with his own unique way of thinking and perception of common things. When teaching, I believe in dialogue, for this reason, I never record my lessons on video, except for the promotional needs. I like to meet new students, to understand their way of thinking and to invent the individual teaching approach or methodology for each one of them.

About Danil

I am an academically trained professional artist with the overall working experience of about 20 years and an impressive record of exhibitions (two of them are museum one-man shows) in the USA and abroad. I am teaching in three languages: ENGLISH, HEBREW and RUSSIAN, representational, realist,

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Erin Vasquez
Great, passionate teacher
Ira Polubesova
I was very lucky to take private lessons with Danil - after only a few of them I had a clear systematic approach to my drawing process. I very much appreciate analytical way of work in art, and that’s what Danil was doing greatly : he sharpens the tools while keeping your individuality. Highly recommended!
Katerina
One of the best teachers I ever had!
Highly knowledgeable and very attentive to the student's needs.
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Sheila S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Sheila S.

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Whether you are looking to improve your painting skills, experiment with a new medium, or learn the basics you can count on Mrs. Smith to help you reach your goals with positive upbeat, individualized lessons designed to meet your unique learning style.

I have teaching art since 2011. Unique to my personal experience, I have several years experience working as an ABA therapist in clinic, client homes, and in public setting. In addition, I have worked from early childhood through high school in public schools in various diverse communities.

As a current MFA student in my second residency, I am up to date with the current social emotional learning needs of students, contemporary artworks, and critical theory.

I earned my Bachelors of studio arts at University of Houston where I minored in Art History in 2017.

I am considered an interdisciplinary artist, preferring to work in a variety of mediums. for examples of my personal work and CV please visit my website at www ...

About Sheila

Whether you are looking to improve your painting skills, experiment with a new medium, or learn the basics you can count on Mrs. Smith to help you reach your goals with positive upbeat, individualized lessons designed to meet your unique learning style. I have teaching art since 2011. Unique to m

Sylvia B.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Awarded 1st Place, Business Law Contest from Future Business Leaders of America
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Sylvia B.

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I took 4 years of art, with all types of painting in high school.

About Sylvia

I am a very patient, focused tutor who provides tutoring and applied coaching in: Social Sciences, Language Arts, law, Research and Writing skills, Art, Aviation, Nutrition, and Fitness/Exercise/ Yoga. In all these areas, I have 5 years to 15 years experience. I have law and research, policy an

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Sylvia is awesome and very knowledgeable in nutrition... I highly recommend her...

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Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sondra S.
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"I have taken several classes from Dan- at his home and Western Colorado Center for the Arts. Dan has a mellow ,soothing approach to teaching. He often let's the student take control, only to intercede when needed. Dan has a good use of color and could depict wonderful wildlife scenes-wildlife is his forte"
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Took Oil Painting lessons from Dan L.
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