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Margaret R.

4 Reviews
Catonsville, MD
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
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Margaret R.

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Learn technical skills in fun exciting drawing lessons.
Portfolio development available as well.

About Margaret

Well Hello! I am an artist and teacher with 15 years experience, trained in many artistic mediums teaching to both children and adults from a wide range of diverse backgrounds or experience levels. Tell me what you want to learn to do, and I will customize your time in my art studio so that

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Barbara G.
I took painting lessons about 10 years ago and haven’t done anything since. I brought a 1/2 finished painting. Maggie was great helping me set up and seeing where I was and what I remembered. Then showed me some techniques to help get me going. I’m looking forward to our next lesson.
Steve K.
Maggie is a talented instructor. Helped me tremendously with oil paint color mixing and matching.
Melissa R
Maggie is an exceptional teacher who has her classroom management skills down to a tee. It’s amazing to watch her command a classroom full of children while remaining sweet and never losing her cool. She was a great mentor and I learned a lot about art education from her!
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Priscilla D.

42 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese
  • B.F.A. in Fine Art Photography from Corcoran College of Art + Design
  • Teaching since 2004
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Priscilla D.

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First thing I do before first day of class is send out an enthusiastic email and call shortly after. Briefly discussing and establishing the learning goals for the course based on the visual literacy,technical,and intellectual competencies the students should achieve by the end of a period is ideal for me to design the course or update an existing course for the student's desired outcomes. The syllabus and the schedule are completed along with a comprehensive strategy for what will take place during class.

About Priscilla

I go by Ms. P and I have a huge passion for teaching music, art and photography! I am from a musical and visual arts family in Brazil. My background in music ranges from classical, gospel, pop, rock and jazz and my background in photography ranges from portraits, street photography and fine art. I’

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Barbara
Very knowledgeable. Great teacher!
Mery
She is very friendly and make me comfortable on my first day. Had so much fun and I cannot wait for next week 😁
Naomi W.
It was our first lesson d Priscilla brought such positive energy and fun to the lesson that my daughter is looking forward to the next one!

Anna K.

Sterling, VA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks korean, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2001
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Anna K.

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*** Specialties *** When I teach piano, I use the Alfred piano method books. When I teach ensemble, I use the Carl Orff method. When I teach Vibes and marimba, I use my own methods.

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John D.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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John D.

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Many people think they can't draw. I used to be one of them. Now, I know that everyone can draw, they just need to learn how to translate what they see into an image. We will start with contour, move into gesture, create the illusion of 3D form using value and color, composition and even create the illusion of space. We will use a variety of media including graphite, charcoal, pastels (oil and chalk) and even use paint. It's really lots of fun!

About John

Hello! My name is John and I can teach you to draw and paint. I am high energy, funnier than all get out, yet have a serious love of art. Let's explore not just the technical side of drawing/painting, but let's help you discover how to express your creative self!

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Beth W.
Love the way that he started in the right position for me. The class flowed very Lacey and he's a very nice man
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Stacy D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Medical Art, Masters of Science from University of Dundee
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Stacy D.

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With a Master's Degree in Medical Art, you can be sure I'm passionate about all things drawing and painting! I love life art and drawing characters (realistic or cartoons/comics welcome!), environments, plants, and animals, anything really! This can be for the newest beginners, long time artists in need of some practice, help with school portfolio admissions, or just for fun to keep your mind sharp! I'm happy to work digitally or traditionally. Send along a message if you think we would be a good match!

About Stacy

I'm an Artist from Buffalo, New York and I'm super excited to start teaching and sharing what I've learned and practied with others! In 2017, I received my Bachelor's Degree from University at Buffalo in Biological Sciences with a Minor in Studio Art, and my Master's from University of Dundee in

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Katherine V.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Advertising and Graphic Design from Art Center College of Design
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Katherine V.

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I've been drawing all my life and still enjoy it. It's a great pastime and a creative way to express yourself. You'll need, pencils, large pad of paper and to keep a sketch book for this class. You'll learn different techniques and ways to see things on paper. If you want classes in the Manhattan Beach library, let me know, and give me some time, so I can schedule a room there in advance.

About Katherine

I look forward to tutoring you. I teach Graphic Design, Adobe Creative Suite, Drawing, PowerPoint and more. I graduated from the Art Center College of Design, in Pasadena, CA. and later took some additional classes at UCLA. I taught graphic design and illustration at Woodbury University. I've w

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Helena
I had a great time with Katherine learning different drawing techniques. She was very knowledgeable and was able to adapt each lesson to what I needed to know that week. I really enjoyed our lessons last semester. :)
Elizabeth
Katherine is great!

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"Deron is an absolute joy to work with. My dude ran off immediately after the lesson to draw some more. Now that's a positive review. :)"
- Zaki
Took Illustration lessons from Deron C.
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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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"Joe is very patient and passionate about art. He explained everything I needed to know. He showed me how to use the right paint brushes and the right colors. Thank you Joe!"
- Maria
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"Dan is a fantastic teacher. His demos are easy to follow and he answers your questions completely. This has been one of the best classes I have ever taken."
- Mike
Took Oil Painting lessons from Daniel L.
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"Julie was so clear in describing all the features, was patient and so knowledgeable. Looking forward to more classes with her."
- Kathy
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"My daughter first met Emily through a summer camp that she participated in. She came home excited and told me that we HAD TO take lessons from her! She has been taking drawing lessons from Emily for the past year and has grown so much in skill! Emily is a patient, kind and caring teacher. She really has a wonderful way of connecting with her students and is supportive of their art style. I would highly recommend Emily!"
- Molly
Took Drawing lessons from Emily C.
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"I have really enjoyed my drawing lessons with Kelvin! He is very detailed in his instruction and ensures that his students learn the essential skills necessary to become good drawers. He is very encouraging and honest in his feedback. I appreciate his transparency when critiquing my work. I need to hear the truth in order to get better. When I draw something that he is astounded by, I will know that I have truly earned his respect. My lessons fly by because we're having such a good time. I'm enjoying the journey."
- Jasmine Powell
Took Drawing lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Great teacher!"
- Rachael
Took Oil Painting lessons from Rita C.
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"He teaches my daughter, but I was listening to him during the lesson, he kept explaining everything to her, exactly what we wanted, a good foundation, finally!"
- Phaedra
Took Drawing lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"Ken is as passionate teaching as he is painting. He cares about getting the best of each student. I highly recommend him as a teacher!"
- Daniela
Took Oil Painting lessons from Ken G.
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