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Danielle F.

Dover, NH
Starting at $38
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Danielle F.

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I have been working as a professional artist since graduating with my BFA in 2007. Living and working in Dover NH for the over 5 years and have recently opened a new gallery and studio downtown.

I enjoy sharing the lessons I've learned from the talented professors who taught me how to work with watercolor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and at Lorenzo de' Medici University in Florence, Italy.

Jennifer writes: "What a wonderful way to spend time! Danielle started our class introducing us to examples of watercolor paintings and explaining the different techniques used in each of them, then we tried them out! She was very methodical in teaching us each of the techniques including, washes, color blending, dry brush and color lifting. She tailored the class to our experience level, or in our case, our lack of experience. I can’t recommend this class enough! It was so much fun and so inspiring! We wouldn’t wait to get home and continue our journey into watercolors that ...

About Danielle

Learn painting or drawing techniques that take the fear out of creating. I love working with both seasoned artists who have an interest in exploring new methods and those who have never picked up a brush. I have been working as a professional artist since graduating with my BFA in 2007. I have exhi

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Megan R.

72 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • BFA Painting from Texas State University
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Awarded The Edge of Realism from Abend Gallery
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Megan R.

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Learn the best methods for painting in acrylic. Each painting lesson is tailored to your interest and where you want to develop skill. My schooling background is in figure painting, modern painting techniques, color theory and composition. I have been trained by masterful painters from all over the world and look forward to sharing all that I have learned with you!

30 minute class: If you want a critique of your artwork sign up for the 30 minute class, you will receive a recording of the class .

Group classes: I also offer group classes, inquire about rates as they are dependent on the number of people .

About Megan

My background: When I'm not in my art studio creating oil paintings, I enjoy teaching others what I have learned in over a decade of schooling. I have trained with some of the top artists in the fine art industry and learned many of their secrets to share with you. My methods combine classical and

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Gary
Megan is an outstanding artist as I noted seeing her portfolio and some work she shared at the start of our lesson but a great teacher as well! Very positive, easy to understand, clear about next steps and gives homework to do on if you want to really dig in. Looking forward to the next session!
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I loved it it was challenging
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Joe B.

74 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Digital Media Arts from TCI The College Of Technology
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joe B.

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As my student you will learn very important basic to intermediate foundation knowledge of the painting process. This involves Color theory, canvas preparations (wood, Canvas and other substrate choices), Brush selections, Mediums and thinning, Paint storage and reusing. We will work on transferring ideas from still life or sketch to canvas. We will cover brush stroke effects, blending, highlighting and work processes for an efficient and most importantly fun workflow.

About Joe

Hello, my name is Joe. I am excited when I learn of new potential artists. My skills are well rounded and focused. I can teach you in many media applications and art forms. I am able to teach from basic drawing techniques to full Portrait art, Film & Digital Portrait / Fashion Photography and Image

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Mike
Joe was awesome. He laid out the fundamentals well and gave me great advice and guidance.
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Suzie Q
Very talented and thorough. Gained a lot after just 1 session. Highly recommend joe! :)
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Lovejoy L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • double BA = Computer Art - motion graphics / Painting & drawing from Savannah College of Art and design
  • Teaches students 11 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lovejoy L.

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Learn the absolute basics of Acrylic painting. Get comfortable with your tools and the process of painting. Lovejoy will help you with blending, brush pressure, strengthen your observation skills, and start the basics of learning to see the value scale. You will learn how practice improves your skills and comfort level. Receive super positive support, encouragement, and constructive steps to progress your skills. Lovejoy is a teacher with 20 years of experience while living up to her name. Lovejoy will set you up with weekly painting objectives and offer feedback on advancing your skills 1 painting at a time. Within a matter of a few months, your confidence in your news skills will grow exponentially. You will learn how to look at an image you want to paint and break down each component into simple steps to accomplish. Just by going through the process of painting, you are successful. The only way to fail at painting is to not paint at all.

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About Lovejoy

Hi, My name is Lovejoy and I have been helping first-time and beginner painters for over a decade discover their creative talents. Painting is a great way to relax and balance out the stresses of daily life. I offer positive feedback and encouragement as I help you step out of your comfort zone a

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Ohashi R.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $120
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 1983
  • Master from The Tokyo University of Arts
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Ohashi R.

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1. Very professional and 30 years' experienced instruction.
2. Enjoyable class artistically.
3. Improve artistic techniques and vision for short time.
4. Experience various subjects of the artwork.
5, instruction by artist who had many shows in NY and Tokyo.

About Ohashi

As an artist and art instructor, I have more than 30 years' experience in New York and Tokyo, Luckily, I had the chance to have a wide range of ages’ students ( from 3 to 90-year-old! ) and that could make me grow very much as an artist. My artwork has been published in art books and magazine

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Karen M.
Ohashi was very patient and explained everything step by step. I enjoyed it very much.
Erwin
Perfect fit for my style!
Jessica
Mr. Ohashi is a wonderful teacher. He is patient, creative, and always considering each individual student's needs and how best to encourage and inspire them. In addition, he is a very talented artist and makes learning fun. You'd be very fortunate to learn from him!
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Kiersten S.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $22
  • Awarded Grand Prize from Kalamazoo Park Club’s 2013 Juried Art Show
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Kiersten S.

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Kiersten's fine art lessons focus on two central ideas: 1. Helping students understand and refine excellent technique, and 2.Cultivating, encouraging, and polishing each student's individual style. Kiersten incorporates concepts and exercises based on the atelier, a classical French program that teaches practical, time-tested methods used by master artists throughout history. Lessons usually follow a specific schedule, one that Kiersten has adjusted and perfected through the years. Each class begins with an introduction, followed by an exercise or art game that helps students to warm up and focus on practicing a skill without the pressure of learning while trying to create a finished piece. Next, Kiersten gives a lecture-usually with a slideshow of examples- and/or does a demonstration for the students(s). After this, students work on an assigned project, which is often taught in a step-by-step manner, and finally, students are given time to work on an individually chosen piece under

About Kiersten

Hello, my name is Kiersten. I'm a classically trained, professional artist and art teacher who loves to share beauty, emotion, and passion through the unique language of art! I love to encourage, inspire, and explain all the amazing techniques and concepts that make a drawing or painting a masterpie

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Julia
Kiersten is very knowledgeable and fun to work with. Thank you!
Gwen W.
She is an excellent teacher kind & knowledgeable

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"Melissa is an awesome instructor. She let me take my time. Easy to work with. Very detailed, can't wait for my next class."
Sherry
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Melissa M.
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"I am learning so much with Sharon! She is encouraging and helpful in her feedback, knowledgeable, talented, and has a warm and caring, presence."
Marcie
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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"Joe is an awesome instructor. He let me take my time and had a tremendous amount of patience. He was very easy to work with and very detailed. I can't wait for my next class!"
Rachel
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Joe B.
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"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."
Derek
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Megan is a fabulous teacher, dedicated to helping us explore and learn her art and the nuances of painting. She also has a very pleasant and sweet disposition - something that makes 4 self-critical new painters more at ease with the process."
Vivienne
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Sharon is an excellent instructor. She teaches a logical approach color theory through a series of assignments requiring a progression of limited color combinations. She emphasizes the importance of developing light and shadow to create and activate form. Anyone who wants to excel at painting will profit from her expertise."
Dr. Mike
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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"Very helpful teacher, kind and patient."
Diana
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"Sophia said, You are the best art teacher I’ve ever had!” She is excited for future lessons."
Sophia
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharron J.
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"By far, the best instruction I ever had in acrylic painting!! Joe is so talented and easy to follow. He gave precise directions and took the time to explain every little step. I highly recommend Joe as he provides wonderful lessons for the artist in anyone :)"
Jay
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Joe B.
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"Megan is fantastic! I have an art and design background but never studied painting itself. I came to her with two example artists whose styles I love and wanted to work towards. We did weekly classes for a few months - she was able to take me through the basics quickly, progressing more and more into advanced techniques needed to emulate specific effects as we deciphered these artists' works and their processes. She's an active listener, is always prepared, and adapts immediately to your needs as an artist and where you want to go. I'm taking time now to churn out some works and will absolutely be back for further lessons and critiques. "
Tom
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Megan R.
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