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Emily S.

67 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Bachelor's in Fine Arts from Carnegie Mellon University
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Emily S.

67 Reviews
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I've created many cartoons in the context of illustration, comics and 2D animation. My specialty is in expressions, character designs and story-telling.

My recent (on-going) achievement with cartooning includes a graphic novel/webcomic I've been working on, "Dinnersaurus Rex," with hundreds of subscribers across all websites it's been hosted on. I've also created many 2D animations for clients in the past.

My mission is to spread this knowledge of cartooning and to help achieve the goals of students.

About Emily

I've been working professionally as an artist since 2009, making graphics and illustrations for clients and having worked for Disney Research for just over a year. I graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a Bachelor's in Fine Arts in 2012. I'm currently a freelance artist, but I also love

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My daughter very much enjoyed the class and working with Emily. She learned a lot and is very excited for her next lesson.
Good online/remote cartooning lessons for a 12 year old. Working with his interests, while laying the foundations of technique all the same.
Hollie H.
Emily is a gifted artist and teacher. She is very patient, encouraging, and informative. I have learned a lot from her and she is helping me with my perfectionism. I couldn't have asked for a better teacher for me! Thank you,
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Sharron J.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • High School Diploma-Visual Arts from Baltimore School for the Arts
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
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Sharron J.

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The most fabulous thing about being an artist is that boundaries regarding creativity are non-existent. The artist is always in a state of learning. Art is a progressive practice that takes time to develop.

Students will be introduced to the color wheel, basic materials needed, perspective, and the differences between realistic and impressionistic painting techniques. Materials are not included.

Acrylic painting lessons will be assessed based on the individual's current abilities and their goals.

Course include some materials

About Sharron

In my sessions, I am more than a teacher, I am a mentor and a counselor, I promote positive energy for positive outcomes. I am not an Art Therapist. I've thought about becoming an art therapist but I really didn't want to go back to school. However, my resume includes graduating from the Ba

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Stephen S.
Really good teacher, easy to follow. Straight to the point and knows how to keep it light (fun with no pressure) would highly recommend and plan to go again :)
Marcelo P.
She's very talented and professional. My son is 7 year's old and he loves attending lessons. I'm so happy we found her. Highly recommend her she very patient and loving.

Kelove Z.

1 Review
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Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2019
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Kelove Z.

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I have been interested in drawing since I was 5, and if you are as passionate to learn how to draw, I am here to help you feel confident to get the basics down.

About Kelove

I am a communications designer, I graduated with a bachelors from Pratt Institute 2019. I went to the HighSchool of Fashion Industries 2010 - 2014 with a design garment shown on WWD Magazine my senior year. I have always been interested in different art forms, like drawing, painting, sewing, music,

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Wendy K.
Kelove is professional, knowledgeable, patient and well versed.
She reflects the best That TakeLessons can offer.

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Robert G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Information & Telecommunications for Business from The Johns Hopkins University
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Robert G.

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If you have one, I will show you how to use a manual camera (digital or film). Even if you only use fully automatic cameras, this will help you understand how your pictures turn out. Even if you only use your iPhone or mobile phone, I can help you get better pictures.

About Robert

Medical and business English specialist! I’m a native speaker of American English, ready to help you with USMLE and OET role play, reading, writing, business and culture. Also I’m a registered nurse, and I worked for many years in medical and psychiatric hospitals. In the hospitals, I taught classe

Jonathan "JC" C.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, English, German, Russian
  • French, English literature, German, Russian, language studies from Galileo School, Paris region
  • Awarded Best event photographer from SIEL Paris
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Jonathan "JC" C.

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Photography is my big passion in life. I have been doing it professionally since 2003. I went to photography school from 2002 to 2004 in Paris, France. I have references, clients, awards, and exhibitions all over the world. I can teach groups or individually. People of all ages and all levels are welcome.

About Jonathan "JC"

Hello! Bonjour! I believe the best way to teach is to make it simple and fun! I am patient and dedicated to your success. -------- QUALITY FIRST -------- Everybody wants the best. I believe quality is the most important. I also believe each person is unique. Therefore each student should have t

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Jonathan is a very skilled teacher that takes you expertly through SunYoga meditation. His guidance and humor has allowed my spirituality to grow boundlessly.
Kelly M.
Jonathan was awesome! He was very helpful and did a great job working through all of the questions that I had. I will definitely be signing up for more lessons!

Plus it was great to learn how to add my cats in all photos! A new Photobombing level of greatness!!
Leila A.
Trying to learn adobe on my own almost to push me to become alcoholic ! Since I started to take classes with Jonathan Finally starting to understand the process.
Jonathan is patient, very knowledgeable and happy person. He transform adobe in a fun activity and that is a miracle!Bravo

Christine R.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
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Christine R.

4 Reviews
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Would you like to take better pictures of your family, friends and improve your travel photos? Are you confused by your camera (and the manual : )
Are you about to purchase a new DSLR or maybe you just purchased one? Maybe you are overwhelmed by all the settings, buttons and options?
I will answer questions like…

What is digital imaging? How is the digital image different than film
What is a pixel?
How to use manual settings on my camera?
What is Aperture priority?
What is Shutter priority?
What is ISO?

Online via Skype or go to meeting (open to other venues,) and in person sessions are offered as well.

About Christine

Hello! I will be updating my background check soon! I am also a Certified teacher and have fingerprints and background checks from NYDept of Education, Mental health and Department of Investigation in NY. I am passionate about traditional and digital Photography and Photoshop. I start

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Andrea - Mother of an elementary student
Mrs. Jacqueline is a wonderful teacher. She is enthusiastic, caring and accessible. She used different reading strategies to help my son to learn the sounds of the letters and decode words, as well as to learn sight words.

Mrs. Jacqueline has high expectations for my son and he made a lot of progress in his pre-reading skills. She motivated my son to learn and as a result he was engage and eager to learn how to read.

Mrs. Jacqueline develop a good relation with my son and with me. She was always willing to send me updates on how my son was doing and giving me tips on how to help him at home. I am very happy with Mrs. Jacqueline teaching skills, I am looking forward for her to continue teaching my son in the near future.
Very helpful tutoring our son for spelling and reading during his kindergarten and 1st grade years. Recommended.
Rob I.
Ms. Jacqueline has been of invaluable help in assisting me in my preparation and analyses of reading selections for students in grades 6-12. She is very well read, and possesses insight into theme, plot, and character development in works meaningful to teens and teens. Her guidance helped me prepare materials I was proud to present to my superior.

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"My lessons went great, just what I was looking for! Tony was very professional & knowledgeable. He customized our class time to my needs, not only instructing me in photo editing but with computer navigation which is so important in this digital age! I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for help to take their photography to the next level!"
Sue Valind
Took Photography lessons from Tony M.
"The best art teacher I've had the privilege to learn from. :)"
Took Drawing lessons from Roya M.
"Sharron was an awesome instructor!!! She was very professional. She showed up early to set up for my daughter's paint and sip party. Sharron gave very detailed descriptions to help guide the amateur artists. Everyone enjoyed the personal feedback that was given. Sharron made our party a huge success. I would definitely recommend her services."
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharron J.
"Awesome and enthusiastic instructor who comes highly recommended! David helped me reach my goals and was well worth the money!"
Malachi Rosenberg
Took Drawing lessons from David L.
"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."
Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
"Irina is not just a high-end professional with passion about her work, but a person who is possessed with investing her time and sharing her energy, knowledge and even professional secrets about conducting photo business with you. Interesting, inspiring, positive. Strongly recommend."
Took Photography lessons from Irina L.
"Deron does an amazing job he has been working with my 7yr old daughter and I couldn't be happier with her progress. The lessons are fun and she really enjoys them."
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Deron C.
"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."
Took Graffiti lessons from Brendan L.
"I had three other painting instructors before I came upon Megan's class and I will say she is the best painting teacher I have had and that does not come easy because I am a professional sculptor that has taught and taken many classes in the art field. Simply put Megan is at the top of her game and her style of teaching is one that most anybody will benefit from her classes."
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Megan R.
"Kathy has been a wonderful teacher and inspiration for our 10-year old daughter. Cora has learned so much and enjoyed every lesson with Kathy, who has been an affirming and talented teacher."
Took Drawing lessons from Kathy S.
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