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Jeff K.

Malden, MA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • AA - Visual Art / Art History from Dean College
  • Teaching since 2007
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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

David R.

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Lowell, MA
Starting at $67
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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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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Brendan L.

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Arlington, MA
Starting at $19
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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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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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Donna D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, some French
  • Masters in Fine Arts from RIT, Rhode Island School of Design, Ontario College of Art and Design
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Donna D.

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I studied painting in grad school at RIT to earn an MFA in Painting, worked in studios for more than 10 years and I can teach anyone to paint. We'll try some old master methods for creating a middle tone ground, developing a sketch into a painting, choosing a color palette and a creating volumetric images to rival the best.

Teaching beginners to the most advanced, representational painting to abstract. All levels, all styles.

About Donna

I tailor my teaching to the level of each student. Instruction will be fun and exciting. With an education that's included six years in art school, my teaching style is creative and intuitive yet provides the structure needed to grasp concepts quickly. I gear all study to achieving a level of m

Michelle C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Teaches students 13 to 18
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2020
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Michelle C.

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I teach, how to draw anime form. Drawing simple characters. I am able to teach part by part in a character

About Michelle

Hi my name is Michelle and I like drawing anime characters or just simple characters. I can teach you basic drawings. I’ve been drawing for almost 4 years, I am a self taught artist. If your like drawing characters and simple instructions, I can help

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Kelvin L.

141 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaches students 4 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kelvin L.

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I have been teaching drawing since 2001..I am available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of drawing/painting skills. I specialize in wild life...
Students will have simple step-by-step instructions make it fun and easy to draw lifelike animal friends, Just start with basic shapes and follow the illustrated examples and they will be creating their own amazing masterpieces in no time at all.

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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Cynthia P.
We think that Mr. Kelvin is an amazing teacher that is professional, kind and patient. He shows sincere interest in the student’s development. His instructions are clear and concise. He turns learning to play the violin into an enjoyable experience. Thank you Mr. Kelvin.
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Cynthia P.
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Took Drawing lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"Best teacher for Painting. She taught my youngest child all of the intermediate level skills in oil painting, water color painting and abstract painting.

She also taught my oldest child (with special needs). I would recommend her."
Peter
Took Painting lessons from Deepali L.
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"Irina is very knowledgable about her profession and so when she gives me specific instructions and pointers I believe they are the key to success. I have great admiration for her and believe she is amazing photographer. She is so willing to share her vast knowledge and experience of being a photographer and of being a business professional that I find it easy to approach her with any question, large or small, and feel confident she will have the right answer."
Paul
Took Photography lessons from Irina L.
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"David did a good job breaking down how to draw a candle using the grid method. The concept he taught me is really easy to apply and helped me complete my first assignment. He is a good instructor."
Nigel
Took Drawing lessons from David L.
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"I thoroughly enjoyed my lessons with Jacob. My husband gave them to me as a birthday present and it was tons of fun. Jacob was able to answer all of my nitty gritty questions, as well as general tips on improving my skills. The lessons were enjoyable and I learned tons. I've gone from shooting in complete auto mode, because I didn't know how to do anything different, to shooting in aperture priority mode with much better results. My Christmas portrait of my kids will be much better this year thanks to these lessons. If you're looking for an affordable way to improve this is a great option because you'll learn a lot in just a few one-on-one sessions. Jacob was also very flexible in working with me on the schedule for the lessons. Thanks Jacob!"
Jenn
Took Photography lessons from Jacob F.
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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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Xiaoliang
Took Photography lessons from Giuseppe B.
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Richard
Took Drawing lessons from Eileen M.
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"this is just so amazing i cant wait for next time :D"
Melissa
Took Drawing lessons from David L.
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"I love my lessons! I’m studying interior design and I thought it would help my development if I learned to draw properly. The kind of intense observation that Eileen teaches has also really helped my design projects. She’s great!"
Maya
Took Drawing lessons from Eileen M.
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