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Carolyn K.

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Starting at $50
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  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Carolyn K.

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Online or In-Person Oil Painting Lessons with Las Vegas, Nevada based Carolyn K. are for beginner thru intermediate level artists who have never been taught, or perhaps never mastered, a step-by-step way of approaching painting whether it be in oils or acrylics.
Carolyn has a unique, fun and easy way of interacting with students and conveying information, sure to delight students! She feels strongly that a solid, organized structure is the surest way to achieve the success of a completed work. It is the difference between artists who can become prolific and those that accomplish few pieces in their lifetime with most works becoming abandoned out of lack of an approach to completion.

About Carolyn

I am absolutely passionate about oil painting!! If you want a teacher with passion and zeal, supportive, encouraging, and kind...I'm your gal!! I really care about your success and encouraging you to remain a life long student and lover of art!

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My regular art classes were canceled due to COVID-19, but a friend knew someone who was taking some some private classes online with Carolyn and I decided to try it out. Now that I have, I think it's much better than being a single face among many! I'm improving so much with the one-on-one feedback and suggestions that I'm getting and Carolyn is such a kind, funny, and personable woman that I don't feel intimidated at all, even though my skills aren't where I'd like them to be. She's also extremely flexible with scheduling - with the shelter-in-place orders and with kids in the house 24/7, I can't always meet at the same time every session, but she lets me choose what works best for me which is another thing I don't get with regular classes. I'll definitely continue taking classes with her even after life returns to normal. Thanks Carolyn!
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Christy M.

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Starting at $84
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2020
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Christy M.

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My students can expect to tap into all their potential learning to paint with me. We will explore multiple mediums of paint such as oil and acrylic. We will learn portraiture, realism, and learn to work with your own original style as well.

About Christy

My name is Christy and my passion is to help others express themselves using fine arts. I have an extensive background in many fine arts mediums, but my favorites are painting and drawing. I also sculpt if anyone is interested 😁 I am so excited to meet you my future student and help you tap into

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Eli P.

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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Eli P.

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General Painting, for those interested in multiple mediums! We'll be discussing color mixing and blending, dry brush vs wet brush, composition, color contrast, mood and theme-ing, and more! We'll learn how to apply these techniques with different mediums.

About Eli

Hello! I am a professional artist and art teacher with 6 years of education experience. Previously I studied Studio Art at SUNY Binghamton. I've had my artwork hung in galleries, offices, restaurants and other venues around the Boston area. I've been hired for murals, book illustrations, private c

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Felix
My 10 y.o. son has taken several lessons with Eli and he loves every minute of them. Eli is skilled and patient. I highly recommend water color lessons with Eli.
Hunter
Eli is amazing with my 10 year old son. He is learning some basic drawing skills while having fun.
Brad
Excellent teacher!
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Noah V.

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  • Speaks English
  • Studio Art from Andrew College
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Noah V.

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With a beginner painting course, we will go over different styles and techniques of painting by using the elements and principles of art. Furthermore, we will use exercises to give you a deeper understanding of composition, color theory, color mixing, and more.

About Noah

Howdy! My name is Noah. I am a studio art major at Andrew College, but more importantly, I am a working artist. I am a published author and artist. I’m from Kennesaw, GA. I chose to go to Andrew College because of its work in the public art field. I plan to paint murals for my career, and I alread

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Excellent Coach. My 6 year old kid understand chess clearly with the movements in his first class.
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David Z.

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Starting at $59
  • Speaks English
  • BFA Fine Art Painting from Northern Illinois University
  • Teaching since 2010
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David Z.

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• Use materials such as pens and ink, watercolors, charcoal and oil to create artwork.
• Confer with clients and other interested parties regarding the nature and content of artwork to be produced.
• Explain and demonstrate artistic techniques for clients of all ages.
• Collaborate, gather materials and design curriculum for art workshops in the community:
o Charcoal Over Watercolor Workshop
o Watercolor Workshop
o Acrylic Painting Workshop
o Self-Portraits in Charcoal Workshop
o Mixed Media Black Ink Over Gouache Workshop
o Oil Pastel Workshop “Beekle, The Imaginary Friend”

• Providing professional framing services for art workshop clientele
• Art brokering and marketing art material at various shows including:
o Art Show- Prairie Arts Festival, Schaumburg, 5-28-2017
• Sales, Murals Advertising and Promotional Artwork

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 display

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Daniel
Had a great lesson with David, Decided to purchase a few hour one time lesson to paint a picture with my wife. David did a great job. I was very happy how he accommodated us and the time he put in before the lesson.
Michelle C.
David explains well to what needs improvement and is very constructive to what needs to be done. I’m learning so much. It’s exciting
Karin
David is very experienced and knowledgeable for many art forms. And is very personable also.
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Shelley I.

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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • MFA Figurative Oil Painting from Academy of Art University
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Shelley I.

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I teach traditional and contemporary painting as well as creative self care lessons. Through conversation and demonstration I pull the art inside you out and give you tools to help you achieve your goals. I took many of the classes to earn my MFA online and have a rich history of learning and teaching online. I started teaching oil painting in 2006 and have taught painting online since 2013. I have taught art to students aged 7 - 90+ years old, some of whom have mental, emotional and physical disabilities.

I teach oil and acrylic painting, and technical drawing. I teach figurative and portrait subject matter, as well as landscapes and interiors. I teach traditional, abstract and surrealist techniques. I teach healing through art techniques I call creative self care.

I truly love teaching. I believe artistic practice is one of the most important and healthy things we can do for ourselves and our world. It is my honor to embark on each student's journey with you and do everything I ...

About Shelley

I teach painting classes for skill building, personal enrichment, empowerment and healing. I teach customized, individual and group lessons as well as classes like Master’s Technique, Personal Power Painting™, Paint the Funk Out!, Mythical Creature Painting and more. I take the Holistic Artistic

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Michele Baber
I have attended several classes taught by Shelley Irish. All were uniquely orchestrated with fullfilling and productive out comes. As a teacher, she has the ability to lead her students creativity in a forward direction, to uncharted awareness.
Time well spent under her tutorial. My background as an artist includes a degree from Cornish, as well as post graduate studies here and in England. I spend countless hours alone, painting, and have always benefited by the enrichment of a class by Shelley.

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Average Cost of Painting Lessons in Amherst, MA

The average cost of 60-minute painting lessons in Amherst is $78. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $176 per hour.
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"Excellent lesson planning. Makes you feel comfortable in learning at any level. It was my first lesson and it felt like I have been taking lessons from her for quite some time. Good balance of theory and actual hands on work."
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Took Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Took my daughter to Mrs Deepali for our first class in Painting and Drawing, with curiosity to see how she'd teach a 9 year old. Was baffled to see teh results.

My daughter has started recurring lessons with this teacher.

I like her patience, and her result oriented skills."
Jack Rhymes
Took Painting lessons from Deepali L.
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"Really good teacher, learned so much in just an hour."
Kennedy
Took Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"This was one of the best classes I have ever attended, in any subject, for the past 30 years. Megan is a brilliant and compassionate teacher. She made me feel like an artist. Thank you, Megan! --Katherine"
Katherine
Took Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"I had no idea how fun and easy it was to stretch my own canvases. Joe showed me many time saving techniques and cost effective tools to start makingg my own canvases!"
Daniela
Took Painting lessons from Joe B.
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"LOVE the way he jumped straight in and hit all the basics ... covering paintbrushes and the COLOR WHEEL,"
deborra-lee
Took Painting lessons from Joe B.
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"Eileen has been great to work with online, therecreally are no painting teachers in my area who have the technical knowledge to help me out so I was really stuck. We only started recently but I’m learning so much faster now."
Vikram
Took Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"Best teacher for Painting. She taught my youngest child all of the intermediate level skills in oil painting, water color painting and abstract painting.

She also taught my oldest child (with special needs). I would recommend her."
Peter
Took Painting lessons from Deepali L.
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"Megan was great . We did a "group " lesson with my 90 year old mother who has painted her whole life, but has not in the past 5 or so years along with my 7 year old daughter who loves art. A great experience for granddaughter and grandmother to bond."
Gerry
Took Painting lessons from Megan R.
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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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