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Nick D.

7 Reviews
Tyngsboro, MA
Starting at $65
  • Accounting - Marketing from Boston College & Northeastern Univeristy
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nick D.

7 Reviews
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Photography has been a lifelong passion for me. As my journey continues, I enjoy working with students and clients on making great images and helping them to achieve their artistic vision. I love to share the tips and tricks that I have learned along the way as both a professional photographer, but also as a teacher and as a student of light.

Experienced photographer that has worked professionally in many areas including travel, fine-art, news, and sports action. I have extensive darkroom experience in both B&W and color and have transitioned those skills to Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop in the digital post-processing world. Many of my images have been printed in various publications, on many websites, and in art gallery exhibits. I teach beginner to advanced students on how to take and process great images in private tutor sessions, group lessons, and on workshop field trips. I also custom print images, and scan and retouch/restore old photographs and negatives.

About Nick

My name is Nick and I am a freelance photographer located in Tyngsborough, Massachusetts. I am new to the TakeLessons platform but have many years of experience as a photographer and photography teacher. I specialize in travel, fine art and sports action photography. I am a life-long photographe

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Richard Edgecomb
Good class. We covered the basics at a very agreeable speed and in enough detail to convey and grasp the concepts. Now I need to shoot, shoot, shoot on my homework assignment.
Very good beginning to what I believe will a growth experience for me.
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Nick was awesome. Helped me choose the proper camera settings to optimize conditions and maximize the quality of the image. Educated me on controlling settings for various light conditions and depth of field. Very helpful and well worth the drive. I will definitely call on him again to fine tune what I've learned once I have a chance to practice.

Jeff K.

Malden, MA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • AA - Visual Art / Art History from Dean College
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Jeff K.

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I provide classical instruction in portraiture, still life and landscape in your studio or mine. In this traditional approach to drawing and painting, what will be taught and focused upon are perspective, value and composition in order for the student to develop strong visual language skills. The program of study begins with a specific focus on drawing, since drawing is the foundation upon which all great traditional art is built. Throughout this training, emphasis will be placed on accuracy, or more specifically, seeing and rendering correctly such things as line quality, hard and soft edges, proportion, positive and negative space through abstract form and the use of the full range of values.

About Jeff

I'm a graduate of Dean College in Franklin, MA and The School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston where I majored in art history and studio art with a focus on portrait painting and illustration. I continued further study at the Andeeva Portrait Academy in Sante Fe New Mexico, the Los Angeles Acad

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David R.

1 Review
Lowell, MA
Starting at $67
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Masters of Fine Art from Lesley University
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David R.

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I have a Masters of Art education. I enjoy teaching students of all ages (kids, teens and adults) no matter what level of experience or ability. Not only do I teach drawing, I’m skilled in Painting, Sculpture, and Mixed Media. All art lessons are designed around the students needs. Students learn at their own pace.

About David

I’m an outside the box thinker and utilize all my skills to provide a fun and engaging atmosphere to enlighten, and encourage my students. I tailor my lessons to each individual student, everybody learns differently and I can appreciate and accommodate for that. I love being an artist and teacher

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Emma
David is fantastic! Emma and I really hit it off with him from the moment we met. He is very personable. She has completed 3 lessons and her skills have improved tremendously!

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Kevin R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kevin R.

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I like to explore the realms of graphic design with an open mind. Creation on the computer is a newish playground that everyone with any interest should be able to play in.

About Kevin

I grew up learning the piano, guitar, and other instruments throughout my childhood. Now I've taken my focus and put it into playing live electronic music in a band. After college, and working for a couple years, I bought an RV, remodeled it, and traveled around making music for 2 years. Now I

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Keffie L.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Keffie L.

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I want you to BE FREE! and be creative! I will help you have a creative goal and we will figure out a way to get you there! Either in 1 lesson or lots of lessons, there should always be a direction. I have many years of teaching art, sewing and technology to adults and children I want you to have fun and enjoy your experience and help you find your creative and artistic side....it's in there I promise!
Materials provided for first class. Additional list for you to purchase and bring with you.

About Keffie

I am a seasoned artist, painter, and interior designer who is native to the Sarasota area. I have been teaching private art classes for 15+ years and have been painting for over 30 years. I have a passion for art and design and all things creative and I love to share my creative talents. I hope to

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Connie
This class was so delightful. We met at a beautiful beach and Keffie was great. I came away with a treasured memory, I would highly recommend this to the young and old.
Sue
I am a beginner and was stuck w not knowing how to get a particular look I liked in my paintings. She showed me several techniques and different mediums to use. She was very helpful!
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Jessica M.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish
  • High School from Hunter College High School
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jessica M.

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Would you like to learn to draw the world around you? Look no further! I am a professional, exhibiting visual artist and drawing is my passion! I have a Masters in Education and have been teaching for over 10 years. I have experience with adults and children alike and absolute beginners are welcome. I will design a personalized curriculum to fit your needs. I will show you how to train your hand to work with your eyes, how to draw light and shadow, perspective, contours, how to use your materials, and much much more!

About Jessica

I am a visual artist who has been exhibiting my artwork across the US since 2009 and teaching since 2006. I got my BA from Vassar College, and a Masters in Education through the NYC Teaching Fellows program. I am deeply passionate about drawing and love to share this passion with others. I believe

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Kinsley E.
She was lovely. The internet was a little tricky but I think we got it figured out towards the end. Excited for the next one!
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Rainy T.
My 6 year old daughter really enjoyed her online drawing lesson with Jessica. The lesson was well-structured and thought through. The materials Jessica picked were diverse and informative. I was amazed how Jessica made the online lesson seem as if she was right here in our house. I asked my daughter how many more lessons should I set up for her and she answered: many, many more! I strongly recommend Jessica to any student learning graphite drawing!

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"Love the way that he started in the right position for me. The class flowed very Lacey and he's a very nice man"
- Beth
Took Drawing lessons from John D.
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"Knowledgeable, customized, and thorough personal lessons. Highly recommend!"
- Zachary
Took Photography lessons from Nick D.
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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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"patient, bringing up constructive suggestions"
- Luke
Took Drawing lessons from Deron C.
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"The best art teacher I've had the privilege to learn from. :)"
- Chance
Took Drawing lessons from Roya M.
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"i wish i will always have him to teach me"
- Melissa
Took Drawing lessons from David L.
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"Learned a lot, looking forward to another class."
- Amanda
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"I worked with Margarita on a short film, ''Helena's Dream'' and her artistic skills and keen eye for details are awesome. She is an honest person and anyone working with her will be happy with the results !"
- Heloise Magny
Took Painting lessons from Margarita M.
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"Ken is the most generous teacher I know, it's a privilege to be your students:) 🙏🔥"
- Inbal
Took Painting lessons from Ken G.
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"Clear , easy to follow online instructions . Great original subject choice . I would highly recommend David as a tutor . I must add he is a very talented and original style artist ."
- Debby
Took Painting lessons from David Z.
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