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Sylvia L.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $43
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Fashion Design from Sydney Institute Fashion Design Studio
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Sylvia L.

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Experienced fashion designer and illustrator of 9 years available to teach eager students of all experience, levels and ages! I adjust and build my lesson structure so students learn what they are interested in and want to learn, while building strong foundations of basic sketching in different mediums such as pencil, ink, paint, charcoal and mixed media. The subject of illustration can be catered to whatever the student's interest is in.

About Sylvia

Hello! My name is Sylvia and I'm here to help you learn a new skill or master it to a new level! I've been teaching private lessons since 2001 and am currently available to teach lessons at your home, at the public library, in my studio and online. I have loved helping my students with education cl

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Antoine
Sylvia was great during my first session. She was very patient and understanding being that I was new to adobe illustrator. Her step by step approach was very helpful.
William
I took my first class with Sylvia this week and she is a very good teacher. She helped me learn a new skill on first class by showing me than having me do the same tasks. She is patient, straight forward in her instructions and a clear communicator. I have signed up for 3 more classes because of my first class with her
Raphael
Sylvia is an excellent teacher. I was starting from scratch, and she was able to quickly teach me how to do numerous important tasks relative to what I was looking to accomplish. I recommend her without reservation.
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Sharron J.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • High School Diploma-Visual Arts from Baltimore School for the Arts
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
  • Teaching since 2003
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Sharron J.

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Self expression through art is an amazing experience. It's personal on all levels.

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.

Materials are not included.
Materials needed are pencil, paper and a willingness to explore.

Drawing lessons will be assessed based on the individual's current abilities and their goals.
Ages 9+

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For virtual sessions, the student will need to create a conducive workspace that will allow teacher/student viewing of art work in progress. The student will need a workspace with lots of light. Often, I will ask to see the students progress, so that I may be able critique and give advise on their work in progress.

For short-term sessions (virtual or in-person), the teacher and student will collaborate and determine how the student will get the most out of their session(s).

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 the Artist behind JFA Studio in Baltimore, Maryland. However, my resume includes graduating from the Baltimore School for the Arts and continued studies at the Maryl

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Suzanne Juel
Sharron is FABULOUS!
Patrick
Sharron was wonderful!! Her experience is amazing. She provides direction, practical tips, support all rolled into an hour of enjoyment!
mark
This was such an amazing experiences. It was a random gift that I did not know I would love so much. I hope you all get to take classes with Sharron.
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James W.

89 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks French - Canadian (Quebec) French, British English, American English, Australian English, Canadian French
  • Teaches students 5 to 25
  • Awarded Songwriting Award from Beat100.com in the UK
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James W.

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Panting and Drawings, Model Design, Animation Design, Illustration, Advertising For The Web, Album Design , Logo Creation. Painting in Photoshop.

About James

New 6 Month and One Year Courses Taught: 1. Radio Introduction Personality Broadcasting. 2. Guitar Studies Advanced 3. Music Industry 4. Advanced Composition 5. Sound Design 6. Abelton LIVE 7. Premix Setup and Post Production 8. PR and Promotions Business Background: I worked for Eddie Van Hal

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donaldo
convinced me of the importance of the fundamentals
Alexis C.
James took the time to make me feel comfortable in my skin which is my biggest flaw. He is amazing and I look forward moving forward
Norman
Very knowledgeable guy. Wealth of info.

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Lydia C.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Arts from University of Northern Colorado
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Lydia C.

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Helping you develop your artistic eye and learn the fundamentals of drawing. Lessons are crafted individually to help you learn what you want, exactly where you are. Develop your style that is uniquely you!

Students can expect to learn the basics behind composing a drawing, and tips for building knowledge of the fundamentals of drawing. Classes are based on the level of expertise and desires for the outcome, I will adjust to the student's desires!

About Lydia

I am an illustrator and graphic designer with seven years of professional experience. My favorite mediums include pencil, charcoal (love the mess!), pens, acrylic paint, and digital art using Procreate. I love illustration, and character design especially! I can work on both creative classes to de

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Jessica
Very professional and personable! As a self-taught artist, Lydia is an intuitive instructor and can offer guidance and assistance for a wide variety of skill levels and project aspects
Sam
I wanted to learn more about drawing characters for comics, and she explained things so simply and walked me through from character design to lineart (which I've always struggled with). She was always fun and really encouraging.
Rita C.
Lydia is an exceptional teacher! She teaches in a relaxed a fun manner. She begins with the basics of lines, shapes, gesture and so on. I really enjoyed my lessons and feel more confident in drawing landscapes on my own!
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Shelley I.

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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • MFA Figurative Oil Painting from Academy of Art University
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Shelley I.

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I teach traditional and contemporary painting as well as creative self care lessons. Through conversation and demonstration I pull the art inside you out and give you tools to help you achieve your goals. I took many of the classes to earn my MFA online and have a rich history of learning and teaching online. I started teaching oil painting in 2006 and have taught painting online since 2013. I have taught art to students aged 7 - 90+ years old, some of whom have mental, emotional and physical disabilities.

I teach oil and acrylic painting, and technical drawing. I teach figurative and portrait subject matter, as well as landscapes and interiors. I teach traditional, abstract and surrealist techniques. I teach healing through art techniques I call creative self care.

I truly love teaching. I believe artistic practice is one of the most important and healthy things we can do for ourselves and our world. It is my honor to embark on each student's journey with you and do everything I ...

About Shelley

I teach painting classes for skill building, personal enrichment, empowerment and healing. I teach customized, individual and group lessons as well as classes like Master’s Technique, Personal Power Painting™, Paint the Funk Out!, Mythical Creature Painting and more. I take the Holistic Artistic ap

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Michele Baber
I have attended several classes taught by Shelley Irish. All were uniquely orchestrated with fullfilling and productive out comes. As a teacher, she has the ability to lead her students creativity in a forward direction, to uncharted awareness.
Time well spent under her tutorial. My background as an artist includes a degree from Cornish, as well as post graduate studies here and in England. I spend countless hours alone, painting, and have always benefited by the enrichment of a class by Shelley.
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Megan R.

64 Reviews
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Starting at $85
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BFA Painting from Texas State University
  • Teaching since 2011
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Megan R.

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I have taught over 500 students how to paint! 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.

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 an

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Barbara
I learned about the composition of various paints, how to paint with water plus color and how to mix paints. In previous classes, I was not taught this Megan explains clearly. She will have you paint along with her to create a picture that demonstrates each lesson. For a virtual lesson, it was done well
Trina L.
She is very descriptive and is very good at teaching how to blend paint and use various techniques to master painting. I look forward every week to my lessons!
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"Eileen has been great to work with online, therecreally are no painting teachers in my area who have the technical knowledge to help me out so I was really stuck. We only started recently but I’m learning so much faster now."
Vikram
Took Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"Very patient. We went through some technical issues that were a struggle for me and Jacob was very helpful and persistent in getting to solutions."
Paul
Took Photography lessons from Jacob F.
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"Julie is not only knowledgeable but has a very good sense for how to teach. She will work according to your speed and understanding. Highly recommend for novice photographers who want to get started and feel overwhelmed with info and camera choices."
Lowell
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Jessica is a great teacher. She has spent much time with me, teaching and helping me complete my art portfolio. I highly recommend Jessica if you want to improve your drawing skills!!"
Nicholas
Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
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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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"I was a little sceptical at first how this classroom session was going to go. Julie is exactly what I have hoped for in an instructor, very thorough in teaching in a manner that helps me understand not only about my camera, but, what is expected. I believe that Julie is a good fit for me."
Maria
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"I had a great abstract painting session with Roya. She had some sample pictues of the abstract art style I like. She gave me a bit of background about what it entails. I felt comfortable getting started and she gave me the direction I was looking for. Thanks!!!
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Sonia
Took Abstract Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"My experience so far has been a pure joy and much more than expected. Julie has provided such great direction - building a customized plan, providing direction along with providing very helpful feedback in review of my images. She's a keeper!
And, I am. I've signed up for additional lessons."
Adrianne
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Great lesson. I had fun working on the box method:)"
Loran
Took Graffiti lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"Very patient and talented teacher. Even in my everyday writing I now find myself using her techniques!"
Lena
Took Calligraphy lessons from Margot G.
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