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Deron C.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Fine Art from UCLA
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Deron C.

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Learn how to unlock your creative potential and release the artist inside you while also learning how to paint.

Deron C. has been exploring painting for over 20 years and has been teaching others how to express themselves creatively with it for over 10. He will lead you through a creative process that encourages creativity and allows painting students the freedom to paint in an intuitive way. Paint what you see whether the reference material is a photograph or a three-dimensional still life.

If you've never painted before, Deron will guide you through the basics of painting, color theory, and the elements and principles of design while helping you exercise and strengthen your creativity.

If you are a painter that needs a little advice or direction TakeLessons.com instructor Deron C. will help you evaluate your work, answer your questions and provide guidance to get you on the right track.

About Deron

I am a San Diego native and have shown my paintings extensively throughout San Diego. It wasn't until several years after I graduated from UCLA in 1994 with a Bachelors in Fine Arts, that I really tried to show my work in galleries. Most recently, my work has been in shows at Project X Gallery, The

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Amanda G.
Deron helped me simplify my technique so painting will be enjoyable and I will be so much better at it! I am thrilled
Kai C.
Deron was wonderful to work with and very communicative. My son enjoyed his art lesson.
Joe
Strong recommendation for Deron. I had a 2 hr lesson where I had specific things I wanted to do and learn, and he delivered. Very flexible in the lesson, and great instruction!
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David Z.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $59
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • BFA Fine Art Painting from Northern Illinois University
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David Z.

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• Use materials such as pens and ink, watercolors, charcoal and oil to create artwork.
• Confer with clients and other interested parties regarding the nature and content of artwork to be produced.
• Explain and demonstrate artistic techniques for clients of all ages.
• Collaborate, gather materials and design curriculum for art workshops in the community:
o Charcoal Over Watercolor Workshop
o Watercolor Workshop
o Acrylic Painting Workshop
o Self-Portraits in Charcoal Workshop
o Mixed Media Black Ink Over Gouache Workshop
o Oil Pastel Workshop “Beekle, The Imaginary Friend”

• Providing professional framing services for art workshop clientele
• Art brokering and marketing art material at various shows including:
o Art Show- Prairie Arts Festival, Schaumburg, 5-28-2017
• Sales, Murals Advertising and Promotional Artwork

About David

Dedicated art professional with 18 years of experience in creating artwork utilizing various medias. In my early years I worked as an outsider artist giving watercolor lessons for Susan Edwards of the artist place called "The Art Attack in Sycamore Illinois. After some years of painting and display

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Daniel
Had a great lesson with David, Decided to purchase a few hour one time lesson to paint a picture with my wife. David did a great job. I was very happy how he accommodated us and the time he put in before the lesson.
Michelle C.
David explains well to what needs improvement and is very constructive to what needs to be done. I’m learning so much. It’s exciting
Karin
David is very experienced and knowledgeable for many art forms. And is very personable also.
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Loren P.

31 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Grand Prize Straight Talk $5000 from Straight Talk Phone Service Provider
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Loren P.

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As a teacher for 7 years one of my favorite things is bringing the arts into teaching. I've taught infants through adults, beginners and advanced, and the one secret I can absolutely tell you about learning, is if you are happy then you are going to learn a lot more! I'm excited to get to know you and make you smile!

Let me tell you a little about the Lessons I have to offer. I have specific curriculums for several categories such as Landscapes, Abstract, Still Life, and Portraits. One of my classes that is trending right now is "Flourish and Bloom" which a where we create an acrylic painting on canvas of a flower wreath with an inspirational word in the center. I've got pictures below if you'd like to take a look!

About Loren

I'm an artist, musician, and language aficionada. I have a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Georgia, graduating with honors as a Magna Cum Laude in Spanish and French Linguistics. I am fluent in both languages. One thing I love about teaching is bringing the arts into the process of learning

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Kelsey
Loren is very encouraging and supportive.

She is knowledgeable about mixing colors, and fun to hang out with!
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Corrie
Loren is fun and provide good and easy to follow tips to better my skills.
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Anastasia B.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $59
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Master of Production Design from AFI
  • Teaching since 2010
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Anastasia B.

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As experienced teacher of 10 years and professionally trained artist I teach wide variety art forms from abstract art to traditional painting and drawing. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs and goals of each student. I combine intuitive and academic approach to creative process what gives my studies best of both worlds. You will have certain freedom but at the same time receive specific and applicable skills. Not only you will be painting in no time but you will be building a strong foundation of art theory, various techniques, media, and more!
I teach watercolor, oil and acrylic and other mediums.

About Anastasia

I am professional artist, painter and designer. I graduated from AFI with Master of Production Desing and VGIK (Moscow, Russia) with Bachelors of Fine Arts and Art Theory. I was doing art from very early age and studied it for 10 years. I teach students of all ages and experience levels. I am great

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Stella
Amazing teacher!! She’s very Patient, tentative and talented. Loved the experience, strongly recommend!
Anya
Anastasia is a wonderful teacher—intelligent, kind and generous with her time and knowledge. She presents new information in the context of historical movements and expands the lessons into the bigger scope of major events and influences on painting. I would highly recommend taking classes from Anastasia!
Andrew
Anastasia has outstanding skills and ability to explain complicated concepts. She also has very beautiful and unique sense of style which gives your paintings several extra levels of perception and meanings. The lessons were just perfect! Thank you!
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Artee D.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Masters in computer science from San Diego State University
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Artee D.

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If you think you are novice but have a great desire for art(painting) you are at right place.

I can promise that I can take you to the point from where you will have the confidence to paint something that you haven't done before and a joy of completing an art work that you can feel proud of.

I am saying that because I have that kind of experience with my students who encouraged me continue my passion for art by spreading it across them and community. That's the reason l decided to register here so that I can bring out the artist inside you.

I personally feel that art is a mind relaxing technique and great stress buster. Why not learn something that will relax your mind and will add to your skill set. All age groups are invited.
Thanks !
Happy Painting 😊

About Artee

I have strong desire towards art and hence decided to teach, while, I myself exploring new techniques. I have done masters in computer science and was working as software test engineer, but took a step back to take care of my little one. During this phase I have did variety of paintings includi

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Kumara
Artee is an amazing teacher! She is very patient and pays close attention to your progress.
Sarika
Learning with Artee has been a great experience. I took watercolor lessons for how to paint landscapes and I learned so much. Artee always pays attention to tiny detail and improvements. Would highly recommend!
Ana
It was a great experience! I learned a lot from the teacher. She taught me beautiful landscapes. I really recommend taking lessons from her.
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McKenzie B.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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McKenzie B.

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I've been creating art since a young age and have spent years practicing perfecting the craft. My specialty is portraits and figures and I'm proficient in knowing the exact proportions of the human face and body, although I am skilled in knowing the features of other subjects as well.(I can teach other mediums including but not limited to: pencil, charcoal, pastel, and ink)

Since going to school majoring in fine arts, I can accurately teach different techniques and styles that you may find suitable or desirable. Because of my numerous awards and experience, not only can I teach the technicalities of creating a piece of art, I can also help guide you to creating a piece of work that could look and feel as if it's professional enough to go into a gallery using the elements and principles of design.

Learning a new skill can be difficult, but I am confident in my ability to be able to teach at any level and make your masterpiece look the best it could possibly be! Remember: art is ...

About McKenzie

Hello! I've been teaching for several years now and can work with all types of people! I can bring out the inner artist of any person no matter the age or experience level. I firmly believe in using art as a form of self expression and coping, so I can help use art as therapy as well. My goal is

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The average cost of 60-minute painting lessons in Bethesda is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $122 per hour.
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"I enjoyed every lesson I had from Justin and I certainly learned a lot in two months. Justin is a great painter and his class is casual and relaxing. He gives students aesthetic space to create arts that cater to every unique style."
Marissa
Took Painting lessons from Justin B.
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"I’ve been wanting to learn to paint for years but it seemed like an expensive thing to get into. Eileen provides materials for beginners which is really helpful because you feel like you can experiment more without making a big commitment. Her lessons are challenging but relaxed and her paintings are awesome and inspiring!"
Kim
Took Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"My regular art classes were canceled due to COVID-19, but a friend knew someone who was taking some some private classes online with Carolyn and I decided to try it out. Now that I have, I think it's much better than being a single face among many! I'm improving so much with the one-on-one feedback and suggestions that I'm getting and Carolyn is such a kind, funny, and personable woman that I don't feel intimidated at all, even though my skills aren't where I'd like them to be. She's also extremely flexible with scheduling - with the shelter-in-place orders and with kids in the house 24/7, I can't always meet at the same time every session, but she lets me choose what works best for me which is another thing I don't get with regular classes. I'll definitely continue taking classes with her even after life returns to normal. Thanks Carolyn!"
Jen
Took Painting lessons from Carolyn K.
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"I just finished my first painting class with Tabitha as a beginner. She is an excellent teacher with immense patience. She encourages a lot and gives a better understanding of colors, textures. It has been a very knowledgeable first class."
Naga Gouthami (Bumi)
Took Painting lessons from Tabitha B.
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"David is an excellent artist who has years of experience in teaching art. I have been a student for 3 years and I have come so far as an artist. David has taught me how to see the world in a different light. I have and would recommend anybody who has an interest in art to take lessons from David. He is able to take anybody with the passion to become the artist they strive to be. He is an amazing teacher!"
Courtney
Took Painting lessons from David Z.
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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 D.
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"Deron is very patient. He teaches me different techniques from start of painting, to finishing touches. He is knowledgeable and can convey them clearly. He makes
the painting session fun and I like the interaction with him. Great teacher !!!"
Anne
Took Painting lessons from Deron C.
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"I’m really enjoying my lessons with Eileen. Painting is hard but she’s moving me along through the steps of learning how to do it. We’ve been working together for three months and i can’t believe how much my paintings have improved."
Asia
Took Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"Having a great time learning watercolor from Teresita! She's very clear with her instructions and super patient with me. She incorporates art theory into every class combined with an enjoyable exercise/piece."
Amber
Took Painting lessons from Teresita D.
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"she is inspiring, nice, caring, and gives you time when you need it"
Joneah Johnson
Took Painting lessons from Megan R.
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