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Jessica M.

20 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Jessica M.

20 Reviews
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Would you like to learn to draw the world around you? Look no further! I am a professional, exhibiting visual artist and drawing is my passion! I have a Masters in Education and have been teaching for over 10 years. I have experience with adults and children alike and absolute beginners are welcome. I will design a personalized curriculum to fit your needs. I will show you how to train your hand to work with your eyes, how to draw light and shadow, perspective, contours, how to use your materials, and much much more!

About Jessica

I am a visual artist who has been exhibiting my artwork across the US since 2009 and teaching since 2006. I got my BA from Vassar College, and a Masters in Education through the NYC Teaching Fellows program. I am deeply passionate about drawing and love to share this passion with others. I believe

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Tallulah
My kids loved her i loved her - whats not to love - she was only meant to have my oldest but my youngest also joined and a friend of theirs - Jessica was super accommodating and now has a super fan in my youngest who sat for two hours without getting bored - Thanks Jessica
Kinsley E.
She was lovely. The internet was a little tricky but I think we got it figured out towards the end. Excited for the next one!
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Eileen M.

26 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $89
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Awarded Individual Artist Award from The Santo Foundation
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Eileen M.

26 Reviews
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I am a classically trainer realist oil painter with an MFA and years of experience. I have taught at several ateliers in NYC and internationally through the State Department’s Art In The Embassies programs. I break down the painting techniques of the Old Masters into easy to follow steps and cater the lessons to what the individual student is interested in pursuing. Also— I’m fun! Come paint with me!

About Eileen

Hello! I moved to Brooklyn fifteen years ago to get my MFA at Pratt Institute; I've been a professional fine artist for my entire adult life and have shown my work extensively in and around New York. I have taught traditional oil painting at local ateliers and I also teach plein air workshops in th

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Robert C.
Eileen is customizing our lessons to meet my interests and abilities. I appreciate that very much and am looking forward to future lessons.
Ghizala
I know noting about drawing and just after the first lesson I feel like I have some some sense of how to look at objects and try to draw them
Karen
Eileen is an amazing tutor and she had been very professional and thoughtful even before the course was conducted by discussing the right material to use during the class. Her presentation is very detailed and easy to follow, she is very patient as well which made us very comfortable during the session. Definitely recommend!

Sylvia L.

8 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $43
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Fashion Design from Sydney Institute Fashion Design Studio
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sylvia L.

8 Reviews
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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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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.
Jessan M.
Sylvia was excellent! I came to her class with very little knowledge of the subject but she was patient and taught me step by step on the topics I wanna learn. She was very knowledgeable of Adobe software, professional and very understanding of my schedule. I am confident now on using the program after our classes. I highly recommend her! Thanks Sylvia!

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Brandie J.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Associates in Digital Photography from Harrington College of Design
  • Teaching since 2018
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Brandie J.

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Hello, my name is Brandie and I specialize in teaching beginner/intermediate photography. I enjoy teaching this subject to those new to the field or those that want to further their hobby. My focus is on fine art photography so I am well rounded in the use of Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom for post-processing. Photography is an art form and can be utilized in countless ways. Once you master the basics, you can walk away with the confidence to photograph in any setting.

Color, composition, camera settings and of course post processing. I am also highly skilled in photomanipulation and composite work if that is an area you'd like to work on. Photography should be fun, challenging and rewarding, we can bring all three to the classroom to reach your full potential.

About Brandie

I have been a professional photographer for over 9 years and graduated with a degree in photography in 2012. I have a passion for what I do and love to share all the knowledge and experiences I've had over the years. I have a studio west of Chicago that can be used to demonstrate lighting and tech

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Gabrielle
Brandie is a great photographer and never fails to capture such beauty/realism in my photographs. I always recommend her when others are looking for a photographer and truly love her craft
Miranda
Brandie did a great job detailing all the steps I needed to shoot better real estate photos! I really liked how she gave me tips on how to deal with specific challenges in that field, I'd definitely recommend her!
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Josiah J.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 18 to 65
  • Awarded Honorable Mention from Mesa Community College
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Josiah J.

3 Reviews
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As a student on track towards my Associates in Applied science for Digital Photography, I've learned a tremendous amount of knowledge and skills that I'm eager to share with my own photography students.

From learning the basic functions of your camera, to composing a great photograph, to managing and editing your photographs, I'm happy to share my knowledge with you.

About Josiah

I'm a professional website designer, internet marketer, photographer, and visual artist. I have a wide range of skills, talents, and interests from coding CSS and HTML, to manipulating photos, and making fine art paintings. Despite the medium, above all else, I am visual artist and designer. Wi

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Paul Sherwood
Awesome!! We really connected and he was able to determine my skill set and already helped me in my PS learning.
Kristi
Josiah gave clear explanations. He was well-organized and knowledgeable. I will schedule more sessions with him in the future.
Garrett B.
Josiah is awesome. He develops an organized lesson plan with set goals in mind. I have learned a tremendous amount already.

Amber R.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Amber R.

11 Reviews
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I can show you everything from the basics, to color theory, to light and shadow, to line work, to how to set up a strong composition!

About Amber

I am a professional freelance artist, and owner of Leola Studios. I have been doing custom artwork for over 15 years, and have several contract jobs with businesses on my resume. I have an Associates Degree in Fine Arts/Animation from Academy of Art University. I specialize in photo realism, and

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Arnold
My 9 year old absolutely loved it! Cant wait for the next class :)
Claudia
The lesson was very enjoyable and effective. Amber made me feel relaxed, yet totally engaged. I gained confidence after completing a landscape sketch during my first class.

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Kadence
My granddaughter has just finished her first drawing class with Amber. She really enjoyed it and is excited to take her second class. My granddaughter is very shy and soft spoken Amber was wonderful with her.

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Kevin
Took Drawing lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Great lesson! I feel prepared to start learning how to shoot in manual mode."
Stacy
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Excellent lesson. Very clear and helpful."
Richard
Took Drawing lessons from Eileen M.
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"Sarah was a pleasure to spend time with. Her knowledge of both my new Nikon D500 camera as well as photography in general were exactly what I was looking for. I would recommend her to anyone looking for assistance in the photography field!"
Jeff
Took Photography lessons from Sarah L.
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"Great teacher and a wonderful experience. My daughter loves to go to class and have lots of fun while learning new techniques.
Kids are actually exposed to various mediums. The really good part is you can also see older kids working on really good pieces of art, which is a very motivating for the younger ones. Personally Ms Maggie is very kind and gentle and a pleasure to know. I recommend any parent looking to enroll their kids into an art program to take them to her class and you WON'T regret it!"
Shikha
Took Drawing lessons from Margarita M.
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"She’s very passionate about the history of calligraphy and the precision of its beauty. Wonderful teacher. My 13 yo daughter loved her."
Peyton
Took Calligraphy lessons from Marty W.
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"Stephanie is incredible!! I came to her with damaged vocal chords and she trained and taught me how to sing properly. Amazing amazing teacher!!!!!!!"
Nicole
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Stephanie H.
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"She was lovely. The internet was a little tricky but I think we got it figured out towards the end. Excited for the next one!"
Kinsley
Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
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"i cant wait for my next lessing i,v already learned shading and every thing"
Melissa
Took Drawing lessons from David L.
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"Jessica Maffia is not only a profoundly gifted and skilled professionally trained artist, but she is also a highly intuitive instructor. Jessica will happily meet you exactly where you are in your craft and inspire you to really improve, learn and grow in your drawing. Jessica's decade plus experience as an artist and teacher makes her a perfect instructor for those wanting to take their drawing practice more seriously and begin to master all the elements of this fine art. I have not had a more talented and inspiring instructor; Jessica evinces so much creative passion and artistic integrity that it becomes contagious. I am much better for having worked with her."
Tonie
Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
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