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Eddie B.

1 Review
Needham Heights, MA
Starting at $95
  • MA from University of Southern California
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Eddie B.

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Private Painting Teacher

Age-Appropriate areas of instruction include:
-Painting Techniques such as Layering, Mixing, Washes, and Glazing.
-Understanding Composition.
-Understanding Color Theory: Opposites or “complementary colors” on the color wheel; Painting with medium tones, so that highlights and shadows can be applied easily. Using multiple colors equals “depth” and “interest.”
-How to Mix Paint: Mixing using the palette knife, brush, on palette, or on painting.

About Eddie

I am a Grumbacher Art Certified Instructor. I am an experienced and accomplished artist; I specialize in encouraging students to explore their own creative style while also learning basic painting, drawing, and sculpting techniques. For children ages 4-11, I aim to focus on strengths, while buil

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Kimaya's first class went great! Eddie was very calm and knowledgeable and my dughter loved him
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Brendan L.

11 Reviews
Arlington, MA
Starting at $19
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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
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Brendan L.

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I teach beginner, intermediate, and advance students at any age.
Don't hesitate to reach out with any questions!

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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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.
Allison
He is very flexible with each students skill and strength. Brendan is very flexible with his schedule before the day of.

He also encourages his students in creating outside of the class.
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Daisy H.

Arlington, MA
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 to 40
  • Teaching since 2019
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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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Lindsay D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Bachelors of Fine Arts with an emphasis in drawing + painting from Pacific Northwest College of Art
  • Teaching since 2020
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Lindsay D.

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While I'm a new/aspiring teacher, I hope I can create a fun environment where you feel challenged yet accomplished each painting lesson. I want to know what you're most interested in so I can tailor your lessons to your interests and goals. I'm happy to start with the very basics or help students who already have some experience. I have extensive experience painting the human figure, portraits, as well as animals in oil paints, soft pastel, and moderate experience with acrylics.

About Lindsay

Hello, I'm Lindsay and I would love to help you learn new drawing and painting skills or brush up on old ones! I received my BFA from Pacific Northwest College of Art and have been involved in various artistic pursuits ever since. I enjoy helping others and teaching is a career path I have wanted t

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Megan R.

42 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $85
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • BFA Painting from Texas State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Megan R.

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Learn beginner or advance techniques in painting. I have taught over 500 students how to paint. Each painting lesson is tailored to your interest and where you want to develop skill. My schooling background is in classical painting methods, modern painting techniques, color theory and composition. I have been trained by masterful painters from all over the world and look forward to sharing all that I have learned with you.

About Megan

LIVE GROUP WATERCOLOR ART CLASSES Meeting each week, Live Q and A to answer your questions . WHEN: See monthly schedule below. HOW TO SIGN UP : Purchase $15 WATERCOLOR CLASS in menu , send me the Day and Time you want to attend class . You will be sent the Invitation Link to the c

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Meg & Mal P.
Kids enjoyed doing watercolors with Megan and both reported back enthusiastically that they loved the teacher :) The summer flowers look beautiful! Thanks Megan for your instruction - looking forward to our lessons.
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Kathy S.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • MFA, Visual Arts from San Francisco Art Institute
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Kathy S.

18 Reviews
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Become the artist you always wanted to be! Whether you are an aspiring artist, a total beginner, a kid who loves art, a teen building a competitive portfolio, or someone who's always wanted to learn to paint, I will help you develop your technical skills and find your voice as an artist! In our lessons, you will paint from life, exploring composition, concept, and mood through creative assignments. You will train your eye as you paint still lifes, landscapes, portraits, figures, abstractions, and beyond! I will show you examples of historical and contemporary painting as we practice a range of techniques. You will gain confidence through practice and experimentation as you work towards developing your own style as an artist! And most importantly, you’ll have fun! I can’t wait to work with you!

*Due to Covid-19 I am temporarily not offering at-home travel lessons. All lessons will be online only until further notice.

About Kathy

I’m Kathy and I am a professional artist and art educator in New York! I received my Masters of Fine Arts and the San Francisco Art Institute and my Bachelors degree at Skidmore College. I make painting and textile-based 3D installations and have shown widely in the Bay Area, New York, and Chic

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Alakananda
Cathy is a very friendly trainer. Her way of teaching is very easy and elaborate.
Paola
Our daughter was able to draw something she didn't think she could in just one lesson. Thanks, Kathy!
Lola
My daughter looks forward to Kathy’s lesson every week!

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Average Cost of Painting Lessons in Boston, MA

The average cost of 60-minute painting lessons in Boston is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $101 per hour.
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$32 average
45 min
$42 average
60 min
$64 average

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"We are happy to have found Kai on TakeLessons. Kai works with our high school junior on her portfoilio and submissions for art competitions. The weekly online lessons involve setting goals, conceptualizing, live demonstrations and live coaching. We were initially worried about the effectiveness of online lessons but it has worked out perfectly so far in the second month of lessons. Our daughter has already shown improvement in her technique, and an enthusiasm for the lessons and for the pieces she’s working on with Kai."
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Took Painting lessons from Kai Lun Q.
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"I just completed my first lesson with Tabitha. I highly recommend her to anyone that wants to learn how to paint or to gain a better understanding of painting or drawing. Tabitha is an experienced professional with a wealth of knowledge. Her teaching style is excellent, she has a great, friendly personality & is super encouraging. I learned a lot during my first lesson & I can't wait until my next one.!"
Donna
Took Painting lessons from Tabitha B.
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"I’m really enjoying my lessons with Eileen. Painting is hard but she’s moving me along through the steps of learning how to do it. We’ve been working together for three months and i can’t believe how much my paintings have improved."
Asia
Took Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"My girls had the best time, they can't wait to get together again with Mayra!"
Nancy
Took Painting lessons from Mayra N.
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"David is an excellent artist who has years of experience in teaching art. I have been a student for 3 years and I have come so far as an artist. David has taught me how to see the world in a different light. I have and would recommend anybody who has an interest in art to take lessons from David. He is able to take anybody with the passion to become the artist they strive to be. He is an amazing teacher!"
Courtney
Took Painting lessons from David Z.
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"Brendan has taught me a lot and is very flexible with his style of teaching to your preferences. Highly recommend if your looking to learn and improve."
Joe L.
Took Painting lessons from Brendan L.
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"I've taken private lessons in the past, some were good, some not so good. I've always felt that other instructors followed a very generic blueprint during their private lessons. With Roya, I've never felt that way. The lessons are designed in a way that I felt as if I'm progressing as a artist. Do yourself a favor, and sign up. You will not regret it. :)"
Tony
Took Painting lessons from Roya M.
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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!"
Jen
Took Painting lessons from Carolyn K.
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"Carolyn is a great teacher. She takes her time and is very patient. Carolyn taught me how to use color, how to blend, and how to be happy with the end result. I am not a painter, but I love watercolor. Carolyn taught me not to be afraid to make a mistake, as it is easily fixed.
Thank you, Carolyn, for your guidance and for making me love watercolors..."
Lillian
Took Painting lessons from Carolyn G.
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"she is inspiring, nice, caring, and gives you time when you need it"
Joneah Johnson
Took Painting lessons from Megan R.
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