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These Drawing teachers are highly rated by students in the Wakefield area, including Waltham, Winchester, Melrose, East Boston and Saugus.

Eddie B.

Needham Heights, MA 02494

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Private Drawing 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 building new skills. Drawing, painting, sculpting, collage, and printing are areas for exploration and growth. For older children and teens, I aim to focus on developing one's own style with continued exploration of art technique. I also have experience teaching painting an drawing to adults, inspiring them to discover their passion for art! I am flexible with my time and often give assignments or projects to work on after each session.

I have had many Solo, Group, and Invitational Exhibitions at several prestigious locations. I look forward to h

earing from you and helping you or your children achieve creative success, strengthen existing talent, and develop new artistic skills!
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October 3, 2017
Kimaya
Kimaya's first class went great! Eddie was very calm and knowledgeable and my dughter loved him

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Eddie B.

Needham Heights, MA

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Jeff K.

Malden, MA 02148


Private Drawing Teacher

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 Academy of Figurative Art in Van Nuys, CA and the Sadie Valerie Atelier in San Francisco.

The program of study for drawing will include: Demonstration of one, two and three point perspective, creating the nine step value scale, cast drawing in charcoal, the still life in charcoal and drawing the portrait. The topic of composition will also be covered. I’ve done commissioned work for Audi, the Norman Rockwell Museum, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the American Repertory Theater, the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, Kessler Financial Ser

vices, Harvard Business School Publishing, Shilo Baptist Church, the Chelsea Soldiers Home and others. Samples of my work are available to view in my profile. Additional samples are available upon request.
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Jeff K.

Malden, MA

Eli P.

Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

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Private Drawing Teacher

I've been teaching for 3 years, and have had my work featured in galleries, universities, libraries, and more! I've taught one on one lessons, group classes and workshops to children, teens and adults. I specialize in landscapes myself, but can teach basic drawing techniques, perspective, lighting and shading, composition as well as theming, creating atmospheric and visually appealing scenes and environments, conceptual and creative thinking, and more!
Feel free to message me with questions, and lets start drawing!

About Eli

I am a professional artist, specializing in pen and ink landscape drawings and illustrations. I graduated from SUNY Binghamton with a BA in studio art, concentration in drawing in 2014.

I've since moved back to the Boston area, where I'm from originally, and have shown and hung my drawings in many different venues around the city. I've taught workshops at Northeastern University, the Brookline Library and the Newton Library, and led classes to elementary school kids, teens and adults. With kids I often teach comic book art, and for teens and adults, we go more fine, teaching basic drawing techniques. Students can expect to learn how to use different drawing tools like charcoal, ink, pencil, conte crayon, etc...

Students will also learn composition, perspective, and different ways to create dynamic and visually appealing images. light an

d shadow, shading, creating and fleshing out various objects and forms, and more!

Lessons can be tailored to the interests of the student! If there's an area you are keen to focus on or improve, i'm happy to address and focus on it with you.
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August 30, 2019
Constance
Though I haven't done this 1:1, I have taken a group class with Eli and he's an excellent teacher. Lessons are well planned and yet also have spontaneity. He articulates the lesson of the day well, gives rich assignments, and then comments on your work in a supportive way that gives you a lot to continue to work on.
May 21, 2019
Salomon
VERY GOOD LESSON I LEARNED AND ITWAS STRESS FREE
September 6, 2018
Ellis
Eli has been teaching my son (8) and he loves his drawing lessons! He helps teach techniques that we wanted to focus on and I have already seen an improvement. The lessons are fun while being instructive and Eli keeps my son engaged. Eli has been professional and has very good communication skills, we have had a great experience!

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Eli P.

Jamaica Plain, MA

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J. Paul W.

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I am a recently retired public high school art teacher and also have experience teaching middle school. I have many many years of experience helping students succeed at all traditional mediums of art as well as graphic design. I received many awards for my teaching including two "teacher of the year" awards.

About J. Paul

Teaching art has always been my passion and my students respond well to me and my teaching style. Many of my students have gone from not even knowing that they had any real artistic ability to going on to pursue college level art or pursueing artistic careers. I have students from years ago that will still contact me for art related questions and some who have become close friends. I believe that my nearly 2 1/2 decades of teaching art in a public school has made me capable of the patience and caring needed to teach any and all learning styles. We can start at whatever skill level you are currently at.

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June 13, 2019
Byron
Great start. Very informative and fun to learn.
July 8, 2018
Madison
I had his art class when I first moved to Vincent. Such an amazing teacher! Knows so much about Art and watching him draw you can see it’s his passion!
March 21, 2018
Daniel James
Sure, I'd be happy to! you were and still are one of the best teachers I had. you encouraged my creative side and nurtured my ability to see a image and transfer it on to paper. I felt like you understood me and would come along side me and help me. I only have good things to say about you Mr.Williamson. you are a good man. a good friend. and a great teacher. thank you for all you thaught me sir. I will forever be in your debt.

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David R.

Lowell, MA 01851

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Private Drawing Teacher

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 student interests. 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 and I think with the right guidance art can be enlightening, enriching, and entertaining. I want to help you achieve your artistic goals, and unleash the true artistic potential you have.

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October 11, 2019
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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David R.

Lowell, MA

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About Yuliya

I am a classically trained artist who works primarily in oil.
My main genre is portraiture and I have taught life drawing and portrait painting in both the UK and USA.
I have many years of experience and teach from foundations of painting and drawing to more complex subjects like colour theory and composition.
My studio is located in downtown Santa Barbara but I am happy to travel and teach at your home as well as to teach landscape painting outdoors.

Member of the following professional organisations:
- California Art Club
- Painter Stainers' Guild of London
- Santa Barbara Art Association

I am happy to teach in both English and Russian.

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Yuliya L.

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Victoria E.

Boston, MA 02215

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Private Drawing Teacher

Experienced drawing teacher of many years, specializing in beginner and intermediate traditional drawing. All ages are welcome! Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. I can teach a more traditional drawing route or help you discover your own personal style for those more developed! Send me a message and let's create some beautiful works of art!

About Victoria

Hi everyone! My name is Tori and I am professional artist / illustrator from Brooklyn, New York. I attended Pratt Institute as an Illustration Major in the Communication Department.

Students can expect to improve week to week in their artistic abilities. I will offer insight and tips on how to draw more quickly and efficiently. Everyone starts off at a different pace, but progress is guaranteed!

I have taught art to a variety of ages from 5 up to adults.

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September 10, 2019
Mark
Great teacher! Saw myself getting a lot better after each lesson
August 3, 2019
Janice
Great teacher! She was very patient with me and with every lesson, I saw myself improving. I only participated in group classes before and having a teacher tailor each lesson to my level made such a huge difference. She really knows how to break down complicated things to make them easier to draw.

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Victoria E.

Boston, MA

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Brendan L.

Arlington, MA 02476

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Private Drawing Teacher

I teach beginner, intermediate, and advance students at any age.

My classes offer an individualized lesson plan and an invigorating method of learning the processes of painting and drawing. Whether it be technical skills or learning how become more expressive through your work, my lessons will incorporate my own painting and drawing secrets with nothing held back.

Spaces fill up fast so don't hesitate to send me a message by clicking "ask a question" for more details and read the "about me" below!

About Brendan

*IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER* The 45 minute lesson for $20.00 is a single complimentary introduction lesson. Please select the introductory 45 minute session for one class only before scheduling more classes. Selecting more than one 45 minute session will result in lesson cancellation. I'am currently available for teaching but spots fill up quickly - message me with questions and see examples of my work below or on my website.

My name is Brendan and I'm an Oil Painter, Artist, Illustrator and Teacher.

I love teaching art. My classes offer an individualized lesson plan and an invigorating method of learning the processes of painting and drawing.

We start with the fundamentals including line, shape, proportion, form, structure, light, shadow, and color. Then we move into a much more expressive way of working where we focus on mood, ex

perimentation, emotion, and the practice of unleashing you're creative potential.

As a whole you will be taught both technical and creative approaches to art and you're free to use both how you'd like in your own work. Through my lessons, my goal is to open your mind to the possibilities and benefits you can experience through self exploration when creating art.

Here's what you'll receive:

- Unique Stimulating Art Lessons
- All In Class Materials Provided
- Optional at Home Assignments
- Fun and Challenging Atmosphere
- Additional At Home Materials
- Extra Time in Class
- Individualized Lesson Plan
- Studio Space to Store Work
- 24/7 support from a teacher who loves to inspire his students

I teach everyone at any skill level or age and your first lesson is only $20 so what's there to lose? Shoot me a message or sign up for your first lesson now.

I look forward to working with you and creating some art!
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July 29, 2019
Christine S.
Brendan is an incredible teacher.I have learnt more in few lessons than I did with other teachers.
His way of teaching makes me progressed and it is very encouraging for me.
July 12, 2019
Shaun
Brendan was great, down-to-earth, knowledgeable, and talented. He explained what was going on and gave great feedback, tips, & suggestions of how to take it to the next level. I will definitely see you for another class, thank you very much.
July 3, 2019
Taryn
Brendan is awesome!! He is very talented, super patient, and extremely dedicated. He is great with my daughter who is 11. He is also well-versed in tv shows, graphic novels, video games, and comics that kids like :)

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Arlington, MA

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Rodney
"Omar was great overall, he was able to point out small details about sketching that I never thought about like how I should be looking at the object that
I am sketching more than my picture itself. Very affordable too! I will be using him more in the near future."
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Nolan & Nora
"Kids loved the story based drawing fun!"
CW
"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."
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Leanne
"Megan certainly tailored the lesson to my personal goals. She is very gentle and patient as well as skilled as an artist and as a teacher."
Judith
"I can not say enough good about my lessons with Amber,she is very professional and knowledgeable about drawing and I suspect among other things.I will cer
tainly be calling her again and I highly recommend her services. Thank you very much again Amber."
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Kate
"During our time with Isabella, Isabella has displayed great talents in teaching our daughter with various art techniques, history and music. I’m impresse
d with Isabela’s wealth of knowledge. I am absolutely confident that Isabella would be a great fit for your child if you are seeking artist to teach your child. Bin & Kate"
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Tyler
"Definitely knows what he's talking about!"
Nikki
"Great experience"
Alex
"Hilda is Very welcoming as is her location. I met her and instantly felt at ease as did my son. I highly recommend her for anyone"

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