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Brendan L.

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

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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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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 theme-ing, and more!

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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Eddie B.

1 Review
Needham Heights, MA
Starting at $95
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Eddie B.

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

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Melissa M.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Melissa M.

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Lessons would be individualized to focus on areas that need the most guidance.

I have been painting for several years and I have studied many techniques.

About Melissa

I have been teaching since 2006 on a variety of topics. I graduated with an BA from the University of Wisconsin. My degree is in History with and emphasis on East Asian history. I've taught all age groups from age 2 up to retirees. My teaching experience includes one-on-one and group classes

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Alexandra
Melissa is patient, explains the concepts very well, she is hands on and makes the lessons very entertaining and dynamic. The way she selects the material for her students she finds the right balance between effective learning, fun and interesting. We are very fortunate to have her as a piano teacher.
Sevval N.
She was so kind and helpful toward my kids for the fist day.
Youjia S.
My daughter struggled to stay focused for the whole one hour. It would be better to have video conference option so she can see the teacher.

Alicia W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alicia W.

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I have years of experience working with children aged 4-19, and adults who are anywhere between starting a hobby to perfecting painting techniques. Of course, beginners start with basic techniques, but I like to work toward a completed painting within 1-2 hours, when using acrylics, 1 hour or less with watercolors, or approximately 10 hours with oils, due to the drying time required. Everyone likes to end a lesson with something solid to show their progress.
I paint with acrylics, watercolors, oils, and epoxy resin. I don’t have a preference, as each medium is fantastic in its own way.

About Alicia

So you’re considering painting lessons... Excellent idea! Art lessons encourage you to use your imagination and be creative. They’re a fun activity for parties, a great way to get homeschooled children together for socializing, a fantastic introduction to a lifelong passion, and are wonderful for a

Sheldon M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sheldon M.

3 Reviews
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Online Acrylic Painting Teacher

Want to learn to paint or draw your favorite scene or photo you took on your last vacation? Interested in learning how to creatively express your own artistic development through your favorite medium? I have been a practicing artist for 20+ years and I love seeing others progress with mediums they are personally interested in. Painting, drawing, photography and ceramic sculpture have been large focuses of my artistic career; coupling that with my love to educate others I'd enjoy the opportunity to talk to see if I could invest my time teaching you some of the skills and techniques I have learned from all around the world.

About Sheldon

I am an experienced artist that has traveled the world, learned from many teachers, observed, utilized tested techniques and have a mentality that I can always be learning. I studied art a little more than average in high school, but graduated with honors in college with several classes of studio l

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Wyatt
Best painter in the west!!! Love this man mucho, definitely recommend!
Ernesto Meza
What a pleasure it was having Sheldon come in and teach our youth! We planned a night of creativity for our youth at our church and Sheldon kindly volunteered and provided materials for our teens to have an awesome experience. He gave expert advise and technique but also embraced everyone creative side. Hope to have another night with Sheldon as our teacher. Super fun night!!
Bethann
Sheldon was highly recommended and I now see why! He came to our church’s youth night to teach us all about watercolor painting. He was patient, engaging, prepared, professional and so kind! We feel so blessed to have had him as a guest artist and look forward to having him back soon!

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Average Cost of Acrylic Painting Lessons in Dorchester, MA

The average cost of 60-minute acrylic painting lessons in Dorchester 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 $109 per hour.
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$55 average
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"very patient and detail oriented. Does not rush through and teaches really well. I am definitely going to sign up for more classes with her."
Deeksha
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Tiffany S.
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"Tiffany is very patient and is fun to work with."
Gwen
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Tiffany S.
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"I enjoyed my lesson with Lia very much. I am very happy with the artwork I was able to produce at the lesson. I would highly recommend Lia to any new student."
Noreen
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Lia C.
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"I am so fortunate to have Boris as my art class teacher! Starting from December 2018, by now I have attended about 20 x 2+ hours of private lessons held in his studio and love going there on weekends. Within few sessions I learned that Boris has excellent educational background and proven life-long miscellaneous art experiences backed up with striking masterpieces - his own art creations.

Boris undoubtedly is a marvelous teacher and educator for those students who want to go beyond mechanistic approaches to the drawing and painting, willing expand their ways to ‘perceive’ the visual art. Boris has unique talent to deliver information and instructions in a concise and clear manner aided with his unlimited patience and politeness. Self-trained hobbyist in watercolor, I never took formal classes before; being engineer by trade, was a bit uncertain if we can get along smoothly due to big gaps on my side. That doubt disappeared after just couple of our meetings. Boris has adapted to my needs well above my expectations by giving just right amount of elements of classical academic disciplines - which I personally was looking for - such as perspective, composition, light and color, forms, constructional drawing.

My initial interest was to work in acrylic for landscape painting from photographs on a medium sized canvas. Boris’ suggestion to start with still life painting (completed as the very first project) was a saver for the ongoing mountain depiction project, relatively complex. I am gladly satisfied with his guidance, solution proposals, and corrections – I like the friendly atmosphere in his studio and "behind-the-scene" explanations why he thinks this or that could be made more professional. My painting perception is also growing because of art history studies I do at home following talks and lectures Boris gives during our classes; I like to review and study illustrations in books and online materials that he recommends – now I know much more about famous artists and major directions in visual art and art advances throughout the centuries.

Standing shoulder-to-shoulder to advanced, really experienced artist, is a stirring feeling and thanks to Boris’ soft skills, I can tell I am respected and taken care of. During 2019 spring break I brought my 15yo son for 4 master class sessions at Boris studio, and they have finished a pretty looking painting on 18x24 inch canvas in acrylic on an extraterrestrial planet theme; which has significantly promoted my son’s interests both in art and astronomy. My son enjoyed talking to teacher, our time was worthy spent on ‘painting bootcamp’.

Boris gives memorable, highly narrative hands-on sessions on color blocking, shading, underpainting, color mixing, value and tone balance solutions, one-line drawing, composition, and many more. I feel I am back to a good school where I do acquire my new painting skills at a rate I can control.

I strongly recommend Boris to both kids and adults."
Nikolay
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Boris K.
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"Stephanie is incredible!! I came to her with damaged vocal chords and she trained and taught me how to sing properly. Amazing amazing teacher!!!!!!!"
Nicole
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Stephanie H.
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"Roya was great and very accomodating!"
Emily
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"I had the crazy idea of gifting to the girl I like a painting of her favorite flower. She lives in Shanghai and I was flying to over from New York. The problem was that I did not know how to paint. Because I had been so busy with work, I waited until last week before my flight to take lessons. Guiseppe guided me on how to approach my project and how to mix colors. Could not have done it without his instruction. Thank you."
Rodrigo Cortez
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"Joe is an awesome instructor. He let me take my time and had a tremendous amount of patience. He was very easy to work with and very detailed. I can't wait for my next class!"
Rachel
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"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."
Allison
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Brendan L.
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"Daniel is a great instructor! He works with you to better understand the fundamentals of how a painting is properly constructed. I enjoy his teachings and look forward to several more already booked!"
Scott
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Dan L.
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