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Sergio M.

6 Reviews
Garfield, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Sergio M.

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I can help you get an eye for a artsy photo and make the camera your weapon

About Sergio

Hi, there! My name is Sergio and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons for a few years and have loved helping my students play saxophone, DJ, and learn the basics of piano. I went to New Jersey City University and earned a degree in Music Business in 2018. I'm a patient and u

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My son just had his first online lesson with Sergio.
Sergio was conscientious, organized and very good with my 11 year old. Sergio appears to be extremely knowledgeable and very excited to teach. I would highly recommend Sergio!
Kelly O.
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Very flexible and caters the lesson to what you want to learn. Clear instructions and easy to understand. Lets you learn at your own pace.
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Ken G.

5 Reviews
Astoria, NY
Starting at $150
  • Speaks Hebrew, English
  • Awarded Merit Scholarship Award from Parsons School of Design
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ken G.

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My lessons are taught in the classical tradition, focusing on realism and aesthetics. Students are provided with the practical tools to depict light, form, space, and materiality, as well as with with the conceptual tools to compose compelling artworks that express their personal vision. I tailor my lessons to individual students’ level, from fundamentals to advanced techniques. Through working on their pieces, students learn to master shapes, values, edges, media handling and color-mixing. Advanced students focus on practical application of color theory and on composition design.

About Ken

I am a NYC-based professional artist and educator with a background in classical painting and printmaking. Imparting artistic knowledge and cultivating creativity are an inseparable part of my work, I love seeing students excel and achieve their painterly goals. Over my years of teaching I became h

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HIGHLY RECOMMEND!! Ken is extremely talented in perceiving every student’s individual needs. When he gives feedback, it is not formulaic but actually tailored to the work I have done and the improvements I have made. This means that with each exercise completed, I am still learning new things about myself and my drawing instead of just repeating a technique brainlessly. These drawing classes have left a lasting mark on my art practice!
Inbal
Ken is the most generous teacher I know, it's a privilege to be your students:) 🙏🔥
Daniela
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!

Dakota W.

1 Review
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $17
  • Certificate in Studio Acting from American Musical and Dramatic Academy
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
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Dakota W.

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I can teach you the art of realism and how to draw from pictures~

About Dakota

Hello! I am a trained, working actor with real world experience. Anything else you need to know, if you're looking for a lesson for yourself, is in the class description. Thanks! Now if you are a parent, let me direct you to the babysitting agency Pinch Sitters, on whose website you can see that I

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Jennie
Dakota is incredibly patient and explains things very well. She helped me very much with the project I worked on.

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Jane M.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Painting and Drawing from Santa Reparata International School of Art, Florence, Italy
  • Teaches students 8 to 85
  • Teaching since 1996
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Jane M.

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I teach what you want to learn. Lessons may include: Basic or advanced techniques. Mixing vibrant hues. Wet-on-wet. Dry brush. Masking. Glazing. Dew drops on flowers. Textures--using salt, layering, sponges, scratching, lifting, etc. Considering your light source. Loosening up. Taking care of brushes. Paper selection. Painting outdoors in the open air, from photographs, or from still lifes. Using your phone to help you edit your painting. All levels--from beginner to advanced. Demonstrations on creating watercolors in the style of famous watercolorists.

Subject matter can include landscapes, seascapes, florals, abstracts, still life, color grids, and more.

Additionally, you can schedule a lesson and let me know that you want to use it as a critique to review some of your work. I recommend the 45 minute session for a critique.

About Jane

I LOVE teaching. I'm an award-winning artist and I've taught watercolor & drawing for 20+ years. I've taught students of all ages from the US & Italy. I've taught at Cleveland Botanical Garden, Missouri Botanical Garden, Illinois Central College, in churches, libraries, home schools, & at Harvard

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Diane R.
great lesson
Diane R.
very good lesson
Rob L.
Jane is a superb instructor who explains the theory and practice of watercolor painting with great clarity and insight. Her online demonstrations and guidance to help the student master these techniques are excellent.

Joy S.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Joy S.

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Hands on instruction on manual camera settings (ISO, aperture, shutter speed, white balance, etc.). Framing the subject from different angles. And most importantly, how to see light the way your camera sees it.

About Joy

I am a graduate of UC San Diego (bachelor of arts, sociology) and UCLA (master of public policy). As a child of immigrant parents, I value diversity and love learning languages. I read, write and speak Spanish fluently, and have intermediate command of both Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese in reading

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Tatiana Lune B.
She is very patient.
Julie
Very informative. I enjoyed the lesson very much.
ron
straight up explanations for beginners..easy to understand when to use what..will continue with her....practise makes perfect!! Ron

John D.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2001
  • BA in Art from University of Nevada, Las Vegas
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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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Byron
John was a very patient and helpful instructor. Two of the participants had no water color experience and he provided them with a good understanding of the concepts as well as providing most helpful examples of how to actually do water colors. Will definitely ask John for a follow up session if we return to Las Vegas in the future.
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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"I had the crazy idea of gifting to the girl I like a painting of her favorite flower. She lives in Shanghai and I was flying to over from New York. The problem was that I did not know how to paint. Because I had been so busy with work, I waited until last week before my flight to take lessons. Guiseppe guided me on how to approach my project and how to mix colors. Could not have done it without his instruction. Thank you."
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Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Giuseppe B.
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Melissa
Took Drawing lessons from David L.
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Took Cartooning lessons from Raymond M.
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"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!"
Karen
Took Oil Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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Ahlyia
Took Photography lessons from Irina L.
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Melissa
Took Drawing lessons from David L.
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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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"Kai is an excellent teacher! I have been taking lessons with Kai for two months. Kai has a lot of unique drawing skills! I like how he encourages me to re-evaluate again and again, so I can practice my skills until I master them! The whole class process is fun and enjoyable. If you are looking for a patient, skillful teacher, you can't miss Kai!"
Hongyu
Took Drawing lessons from Kai Lun Q.
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"Sharon McNeil is a talented instructor. She is able to assist students in retaining crucial information regarding source of light, shadow placement and overall composition. She is skilled at color mixing. In our classes she set up large still life arrangements at the center of the room that were our focus. She provided painting demonstrations that helped put theory into action. A good teacher."
Nancy
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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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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