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Stephen B.

4 Reviews
Newton Highlands, MA
Starting at $40
  • Piano and Film Scoring from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Stephen B.

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Want to know how to take great photos? I have been a photographer for nearly fifteen years creating mostly landscapes, macro, wildlife, night and architecture. My photos have been displayed at art shows and sold numerous times at the Mass. College of Art annual auction. Please tell me about your photography background, what you want to learn, what camera and lens you have, etc. Rule out spam.

About Stephen

Hello, I am a graduate of Berklee College of Music in Boston with a degree in Piano and Film Scoring. With the current COVID-19 crisis, I have been shifting some of my students to online classes but will come to your home wearing a mask (you as well) I provide a fun and enjoyable piano class f

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Saelle D.
Great ., very nice person
Rahul
Steve is an excellent teacher! I always look forward to my classes. I am a student in high school, and he fully understands my need to balance my school work with piano, and he makes sure that I am able to comfortably commit to both aspects of my life. Steve makes sure that I stay on task and that I am progressing with my piano skills all while making the lessons fun and enjoyable.
Nancy G.
Great lessons...Stephen is a wonderful teacher. Very kind and musical.
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Maggie G.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Teaching Excellence from Iowa State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Maggie G.

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We'll go over drawing and painting techniques. Open Canvas software preferred, and drawing tablet is required. We can also use Photoshop.

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I have been teaching violin for several years. Due to COVID, I switched to Zoom lessons this year, and it has been surprisingly awesome! Anything I teach in person translates to Zoom, and this makes learning the violin more accessible than ever. I teach using the Suzuki Method and See Saw exerci

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Maggie is an excellent teacher! Super patient and great at breaking things down into parts that are easy to pick up and remember. I'm often a very frustrated learner, but Maggie has been amazing about encouraging at the exact moment it's needed (often before I even fully realise I need it!). Starting to learn violin as an adult was daunting, but something I had wanted to do since I was young, but it hasn't been the impossible task I thought it would be -- and that's definitely due to having engaging instruction that makes learning both challenging and fun!
Leah Jardon Juarez
I have been with maggie for 1 year now and she has showed me so much She explains everything so so good she does lovely complements she has patience I love learning with maggie she is the best violin teacher I have ever gotten she is really kind I have learned so so so much I would never ever change my teacher I love her 😊 I love learning with her she’s the best teacher! I know you will love her too!
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Jon N.

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Starting at $84
  • Master of Fine Arts from University of South Florida
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Jon N.

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I have a Master's degree in Visual Art, a Bachelor's in Photography, and 5 years of teaching experience at the middle school, high school, and collegiate levels. I have been a professional photographer for 12 years. My work has been exhibited in galleries and museums across the United States and Europe. I am comfortable working with students of all ages and skill levels. I can teach you to use your camera, edit your photos, and create a professional portfolio. I will tailor our classes to your needs. My goal is to teach you the necessary technical skills while helping you develop your creative instincts. I look forward to working with you!

About Jon

I have taught students of all skill levels. Whether you are already comfortable behind the lens or this is your first time touching a camera, I can help. If you're new to photography, I offer a comprehensive course on all of the basics. I start with the anatomy of the camera and move on to the way

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Robyn
Jon is a knowledgeable and gifted teacher with a strong understanding of photography.

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Sandra E.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame – Member (Honoree) from Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Sandra E.

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I'm Sandra. I've worked with hundreds of photographers and designers – from beginners to the best in the business – and in print, online and video formats. I've helped them find their unique route to achieve their potential. I'm quick, honest, easy to understand. I inspire you, I show you steps and help you grow. I can certainly help with technical issues but my focus is on helping you see more – in your images, in your own ability ad in what is possible for you. In teaching college classes, my main student comment is consistent: "I will never look at anything the same way again."

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If you want to learn to SEE and become a true photographer, Sandra is the coach to work with. Although software and hardware are certainly part of our discussions, they aren't our main focus. Software and cameras don't make pictures – you, your eye, and your experience are what make your pictures d

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Michael
There are many people out there that can teach you to snap a picture, but Sandra will help you learn the process of how to create a photograph. That is her strength, along with a gentle touch and her vast experience of working with some of the best photographers in the business. I strongly recommend you reach out to her if you wish to become a better photographer.

I had the great opportunity to work with Sandra. As my photo coach and editor, her insightful suggestions to the way I was approaching my work helped me sharpen my photographic skills and storytelling. Working with Sandra was all about honing my strengths as a photographer but also opening my eyes to other possibilities of storytelling and the craft of photography that helped me overcome my inexperience when creating a photograph.
Fred
If your pictures aren’t packin’ the impact you thought (or hoped for) when you pressed the shutter, or, if you can’t figure out how to move to the next level, contact Sandra. I did. And, working with her is a very special and helpful experience.
While working with hundreds of photographers and their images, Sandra has honed an acute ability to spot the potential in you and your pictures. At the same time, she can clearly guide you on how to improve your vision and elevate your photography in a fun, friendly and nonjudgmental way.
Fulton
Think about it this way. Sandra has had dinner with Ansel Adams. She's worked in the White House three times as a picture editor. She was part of a team that won a Pulitzer Prize. She loves photography and she loves to look at photographs. And most importantly she loves to work with photographers regardless of their "level". You will learn about your photographs. You will learn about yourself. But don't be intimidated by her background. She is NOT one of those photography guru experts who try to motivate by tearing you down. She builds on where you are as a photographer. Instead of telling you that a photograph is no good she might tell you that "you should be doing more of this type of photograph." Whatever it costs to learn from Sandra is cheap. What you will learn is priceless.
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Margot G.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $36
  • Speaks spanish, english
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Awarded Artist Grant from Anne McKee Foundation
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Margot G.

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I have several years of hands on instructional experience and a clear yet patient, easygoing manner that makes it really accessible for beginners to learn calligraphy. I practice several different lettering styles using a variety of materials and I can customize lessons to your supplies and level of experience. I have taught students ranging from ages 8 to 80!

About Margot

Hello there! I am a professional calligrapher with 20 years of experience as a tutor, mentor, and coach. I operate my own business focused on handlettering using pointed pen, broad edge pen, brushes, paint, and chalk, as well as custom watercolor and papercut art. My undergraduate degree in studio

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Jessica-Lee
Margot was very personable and knowledgeable about the calligraphic style that I wanted to know. I do window painting and wanted to have a better understanding to apply to my own work and felt like I was given the tools and knowldege to do that.
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Margot is very kind and offers great teachings. Her calligraphy is beautiful and she really inspired me. I would recommend her to anyone who is trying to learn the art of calligraphy.
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Aditi V.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $18
  • Speaks Marathi, Hindi, English
  • Awarded Honorary Mention Award - Digital Painting, from San Diego County Fair, 2018
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Aditi V.

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Experienced teacher specializing in beginner/ Intermediate painting student. I have experience painting for last 15 years and have won multiple awards. My lessons plans are customized according to individual needs and goals. All ages welcome. In no time will you start painting comfortably with a strong knowledge of color theory, design principles and knowledge about chosen medium. Let's get started!

About Aditi

Hi! I am Aditi. I have been painting for last 15 years. I am passionate about painting. I have been teaching drawing and painting for over two years one-on-one and in groups. I am a classical trained artist and have a bachelors degree in oil painting, from prestigious college in Asia, Sir J.J. Scho

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Debra
She is a great teacher!
Baseerat
She's a very detailed and patient instructor. And she is super polite! I look forward to my next lesson!
Natalya
Aditi is a great communicator. I had no difficulty following her directions. She worked with me on my level (beginner), and made sure my work is to her to and my satisfaction. I had a great experience learning with her!

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"She was great with me having not much knowledge of photography. She even helped me set up the setting on my camera. Highly recommend. WIll be scheduling more time with her!"
Kaycee
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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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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"I do a lot of cartooning but wanted some lessons in perspective and observation to make my drawings more accurate. Eileen’s lessons were very effective and helped me reach my goals."
Izetta
Took Drawing lessons from Eileen M.
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"Aditi is a great communicator. I had no difficulty following her directions. She worked with me on my level (beginner), and made sure my work is to her to and my satisfaction. I had a great experience learning with her!"
Natalya
Took Painting lessons from Aditi V.
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"She is truly professional, exceptional teaching techniques and makes you motivated and focus on the subject. I was not expecting so much from one hour class . I would definitely recommend her ."
Mike
Took Abstract Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"My kids loved her i loved her - whats not to love - she was only meant to have my oldest but my youngest also joined and a friend of theirs - Jessica was super accommodating and now has a super fan in my youngest who sat for two hours without getting bored - Thanks Jessica"
Tallulah
Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
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"Thank you. I had I a lot of fun working on schematics:]"
Loran
Took Graffiti lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"I am learning so much with Sharon! She is encouraging and helpful in her feedback, knowledgeable, talented, and has a warm and caring, presence."
Marcie
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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"FIRST LESSON, VERY GOOD. JULE IS ORGANIZED AND HAS A PLAN OF ACTION FOR ME BEING A FIRST TIME STUDENT"
Edwin
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Our daughter has just started taking drawing lessons with Jessica and has made real progress. She has enjoyed her time with Jessica and I would recommend her to any and all budding artists."
CW
Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
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