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Brendan L.

11 Reviews
Arlington, MA
Starting at $19
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Illustration from Lesley
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Brendan L.

11 Reviews
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I teach beginner, intermediate, and advance students at any age.
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About Brendan

Hey I'm Brendan and I'm an Artist, Oil Painter, Illustrator and Teacher. My classes offer an individualized lesson plan and an invigorating method of learning the processes of painting and drawing. These are online, group lessons, but private and in-person lessons are available as well. We st

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Jacob
Brendan is a lovely instructor. He provides a very casual experience but without skipping on the technical know how.

I was a more advanced student of his, so at times it felt like more a a collaboration, but i was still able to learn from him.
Mike
Such a great teacher! Brendan knows his stuff and his artwork is awesome. I learned so much from being his student.
Ryan
It's quite informative being taught Brendan. He teaches the nuances of painting without getting overly technical. His approach is keep it simple and fun. I highly recommend Brendan as an art instructor.
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Daisy H.

Arlington, MA
Starting at $34
  • BFA from The School of the Museum of Fine Arts
  • Teaches students 5 to 40
  • Teaches Intermediate
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Daisy H.

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I introduce a fun and expressive experience, along with a mix of traditional and abstract practice. Classes are for all levels of abilities, provided with materials for the first three classes. I will go through a step by step process of many techniques and show how to view your subjects at a more abstract form. I will be showing all of skills that i incorporate into my own work and share it with others. Unfortunately, at the moment lessons will not be open until the mid of September, 2019.

About Daisy

Hi i am Daisy! Welcome to my page, I'm a professional artist, painter and illustrator who has been dedicated myself to creating art for 17 years. Exploring my own style of creativity and incorporating other techniques into my work. I started from drawing to acrylic painting observation and repli

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Eli P.

9 Reviews
Waltham, MA
Starting at $65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • BA in Studio Art, Drawing Concentration from Binghamton University
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Eli P.

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We'll be discussing color mixing and blending, dry brush vs wet brush, composition, color contrast, mood and theming, and more! How to properly use and dispose of mineral spirits, clean your materials, and the benefits of oil paints as a medium, etc..

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

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Gwen / Jeffrey T.
He's fantastic. My son, who is 8, loves the lessons and his drawing has improved immensely. Eli is a natural teacher and is really great with kids. Highly recommend.

We started with the lessons being in-home but have transitioned to online and those have been working out great too.
Leah F.
Super friendly and helpful!
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Margaret R.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Margaret R.

4 Reviews
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Bring your oil set and learn new skills with 1:1 guidance by yourself or with friends.

About Margaret

Well Hello! I am an artist and teacher with 15 years experience, trained in many artistic mediums teaching to both children and adults from a wide range of diverse backgrounds or experience levels. Tell me what you want to learn to do, and I will customize your time in my art studio so that

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Barbara G.
I took painting lessons about 10 years ago and haven’t done anything since. I brought a 1/2 finished painting. Maggie was great helping me set up and seeing where I was and what I remembered. Then showed me some techniques to help get me going. I’m looking forward to our next lesson.
Steve K.
Maggie is a talented instructor. Helped me tremendously with oil paint color mixing and matching.
Melissa R
Maggie is an exceptional teacher who has her classroom management skills down to a tee. It’s amazing to watch her command a classroom full of children while remaining sweet and never losing her cool. She was a great mentor and I learned a lot about art education from her!
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Roya M.

42 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Farsi
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • M.F.A from NMSU
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Roya M.

42 Reviews
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Online Oil Painting Teacher

I have more than 10 years of experience in teaching drawing and painting in university and college.
I cover realistic style to abstract art with watercolor, oil, or acrylic. Also, you will learn a variety of techniques like glazing, impasto, and alla prima. subject matter can start with still life and continue architecture, landscape, and figurative art.

About Roya

My name is Roya. I am a professional artist and educator, and I’m a professor in painting and drawing.It would be my pleasure to teach you painting or drawing. Over the last 10 years, I have taught painting and drawing, including figure drawing and painting courses in universities and colleges.

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Sheri
What a great lesson. Roya looked at some paintings that I had previously done and had a great lesson ready for me
Paige
She’s very good at explaining and showing things step by step. I can easily understand what she is showing me and how to draw it out.
Leah
Really takes the time to explain things really well and gives great instruction!
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Hilda R.

51 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Portuguese, French
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Hilda R.

51 Reviews
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I am a working artists and have been painting in Oils for several years now. My training has been with master teachers in different countries. I enjoy teaching and my oil painting students receive individual instruction to help them develop their own voice and style, with good technique and knowledge of the medium.

About Hilda

I am a native Spanish speaker, who also speaks Portuguese, and French. I have taught and tutored Spanish students from beginner-advance levels, both private and in groups for several years and taught Spanish full time at a school from grades 5-12 for a year. I currently teach art and Spanish at

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Lisa M.
This is our 5th lesson with Hilda and we can't say enough great things about her! She is always on time, gets straight to the lesson, makes us laugh, gives analogies to help us remember words, she's patient, she makes learning really fun! We all look forward to our next lessons with her!
Michael
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Yelena
Hilda is a great teacher. She really helps to understand Spanish better. I recommend her to any student

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Average Cost of Oil Painting Lessons in Boston, MA

The average cost of 60-minute oil painting lessons in Boston is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $101 per hour.
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$51 average
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$72 average

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"Kai is an excellent instructor and has left a tramendious mark on me as both a student and an artist. Kai may be young, but he has knowledge beyond his years through skill and ambitiously being self taught he has been commended on nationally. Kai in the fall attended FACE and was recently awarded a certificate of excellence from The Portrait Society of America. I very grateful to have worked with him and been walked through his very informative and beautiful demos. Crique from Kai is wonderful and facilitates vast and constructive improvement in skill level. Would highly recommend Kai!"
Emily
Took Oil Painting lessons from Kai Lun Q.
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"Beautiful studio and location. Yuliya is patient, kind, and exceptionally talented. She explained everything so I could easily grasp the concepts. The experience was truely awesome."
Jennifer Wortham
Took Oil Painting lessons from Yuliya L.
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"I love going to Eileen’s studio, the building is filled with working artists and is very cool and old. She’s been teaching me a lot about how to make the paint do what I want it to do which I haven’t been able to figure out on my own."
Margot
Took Oil Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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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."
Kermit
Took Oil Painting lessons from Dan L.
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"I improved tremendously after taking lessons with her! Always look forward to her classes. Huge thumbs up.👍🏻"
Wei
Took Oil Painting lessons from Tabitha B.
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"Eileen is a great teacher with a lot of specific strategies for building a painting. She is very clear, personable and fun to work with. Her knowledge of materials and techniques can help anyone advance their skills and better understand the medium."
Monica
Took Oil Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"Kai is a exceptionally talented painter and colleague who is familiar with the craft of traditional technique, especially in the art of Alla Prima. Anyone who attends his class will be amazed by his atmosphere and enthusiasm in his art. If you wish to take a glance into the process of making traditional painting, Kai is the shoulder you should be looking over to."
Samuel
Took Oil Painting lessons from Kai Lun Q.
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"Eileen gives my daughter lessons and she really seems to be learning a lot and enjoying them. I love the paintings that she brings home"
Sancia
Took Oil Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"We had a basic first lesson in atmospheric perspective and painted a mountain landscape. Lesson was excellent!"
Jacqueline
Took Oil Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"I am taking Boris’s classes for more than 4 years and am more than happy with my progress. Boris is an amazing teacher and a very talented artist with lots of experience and knowledge of art history. He helped me work on my creativity, master different techniques, explore various mediums and challenge myself. I took group and individual classes and both formats worked fine. I am always looking forward to my art classes with Boris as I learn something new and they are never boring."
Elena
Took Oil Painting lessons from Boris K.
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