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Ivan F.

15 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ivan F.

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Hello, everyone! Painting is my second passion after music. I will help to find creative images and show some techniques to embody them!

About Ivan

Hi, everyone! I'm a graduate from Gnesin Academy of Music, with Master's degree. I acquired my background in Belarus and Russia, countries with rich musical history, traditions and well established musical education. As a concert performer (accordion and piano) I have quite a big experience whi

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Peter
Thorough, patient, very friendly
Eugene
Great teacher!
Susie
It's been quite a journey in trying to find an accordion teacher and a place that rents accordions. Anyway, I found both. I found Ivan through this website and I have to say that he is great! He always gets back to me via email and he is very supportive and informative in our lessons. I think he has the positive attitude and knowledge that is crucial to being a good music teacher. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him.

Eileen M.

31 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $99
  • Awarded Individual Artist Award from The Santo Foundation
  • Art History and Studio Art from Mount Holyoke College
  • Teaching since 2012
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Eileen M.

31 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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Melissa K.
Eileen is an extremely knowledgeable and patient instructor.
Jason
Eileen was fun, funny, and extremely experienced both as an artist and a teacher. We covered a ton in one hour. Highly recommended!!!!
xander
amazing
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Anastasia B.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Anastasia B.

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As experienced teacher of 10 years and professionally trained artist I teach wide variety art forms from abstract art to traditional painting and drawing. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs and goals of each student. I combine intuitive and academic approach to creative process what gives my studies best of both worlds. You will have certain freedom but at the same time receive specific and applicable skills. Not only you will be painting in no time but you will be building a strong foundation of art theory, various techniques, media, and more!
I teach watercolor, oil and acrylic and other mediums.

About Anastasia

I am professional artist, painter and designer. I graduated from AFI with Master of Production Desing and VGIK (Moscow, Russia) with Bachelors of Fine Arts and Art Theory. I was doing art from very early age and studied it for 10 years. I teach students of all ages and experience levels. I am grea

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Stella
Amazing teacher!! She’s very Patient, tentative and talented. Loved the experience, strongly recommend!
Anya
Anastasia is a wonderful teacher—intelligent, kind and generous with her time and knowledge. She presents new information in the context of historical movements and expands the lessons into the bigger scope of major events and influences on painting. I would highly recommend taking classes from Anastasia!
Andrew
Anastasia has outstanding skills and ability to explain complicated concepts. She also has very beautiful and unique sense of style which gives your paintings several extra levels of perception and meanings. The lessons were just perfect! Thank you!

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Lauren W.

45 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $31
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Art and Psychology from College of Saint Benedict
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lauren W.

45 Reviews
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I am a practicing Artist of almost 9 years! Being creative is a great way to express yourself and bring forth a piece of mind. Painting is an activity that allows for you to put on canvas whatever landscape, image or emotion you wish to portray. From abstract painting to hyperrealism, we can dive in together to discover some of your favorite ways to express your creativity. Whether it be through watercolor, acrylic, oil painting or another medium, painting what the student wishes to gain further experience in is what we will accomplish. My aspiration is to be able to let each student discover and further the true artist within them! Shoot me a message and let’s get creative! All skill levels welcome!

About Lauren

Hi I’m Lauren! I'm an artist and creator. I've taught over 300 lessons on this platform and more on my own website!! I have been involved in the arts for almost 9 years now! I graduated May 2020 from the College of Saint Benedict with a bachelors degree in Art and Psychology. One of my goals is to

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Brendan L.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $79
  • Illustration from Lesley
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Brendan L.

13 Reviews
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Online Oil Painting Teacher

I teach beginner, intermediate, and advance students at any age.
Don't hesitate to reach out with any questions!

About Brendan

Hey I'm Brendan! I'm an Artist, Oil Painter, Illustrator, Teacher, and Owner of Aspire Art Boards. My classes offer an individualized lesson plan and an invigorating method of learning the processes of painting and drawing. We start with the fundamentals - this includes line, shape, proportio

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Jacob
Brendan is a lovely instructor. He provides a very casual experience but without skipping on the technical know how.

I was a more advanced student of his, so at times it felt like more a a collaboration, but i was still able to learn from him.
Mike
Such a great teacher! Brendan knows his stuff and his artwork is awesome. I learned so much from being his student.
Ryan
It's quite informative being taught Brendan. He teaches the nuances of painting without getting overly technical. His approach is keep it simple and fun. I highly recommend Brendan as an art instructor.

Mayra N.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $69
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 18 to 45
  • Awarded Graphic Designer from San Diego Business Hall of Fame
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Mayra N.

7 Reviews
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OIL PAINTING LESSONS

Abstract Painting uses a visual language of form, color and line to create a composition which may exist with a degree of independence from visual references in the world. Abstract art, non figurative art, nonobjective art, and nonrepresentational art are loosely related terms. They are similar, but perhaps not of identical meaning.

A Complete List of Oil Painting Supplies that every Beginning Oil Painter needs

CONTEMPORARY OIL PAINTING
- Daniel Smith Water-Soluble Oil Paints and Mediums [brand]
- Holbein Duo Aqua Water Soluble Oil paints [brand]

1. Proper Painting Brushes [I‘d suggest six total in a range of sizes: two size 2 brushes, two size 6 brushes, and two size 12 brushes. One of each pair should be a flat brush (with a squared-off brush tip) and the other should be a filbert brush (with a slightly rounded tip).

2. Newspaper
3. A charcoal pencil
4. A “palette”
5. Comfortable, messy clothes
6. A painter’s easel
7. Canvas (or other ...

About Mayra

Private lessons for all ages and currently accepting students! 30 yrs experience, International, Abstract, Contemporary artist based in San Diego CA. Available for eager students of all experience levels. "I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a st

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mzia
I love Mayra. She taught me a lot more than I thought in just one class. I have a painting that I will hang on my wall. Never thought one class would do that. She has great personality and great skills.
Elena & Erik S.
Mayra was very helpful. She had a challenge with us because we we're weren't sure exactly what we wanted to learn. Mayra worked with us and demonstrated some new techniques and ideas based on where we already were as (very amateur) artists. She was helpful, very encouraging, and easy to work with. Thank you!
Marilyn B.
It was a great experience meeting Mayra! She's an excellent teacher, and is a very patient, nice person. I learned some interesting techniques from her, and enjoyed my lesson with Mayra very much!!!

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Average Cost of Oil Painting Lessons in Brooklyn, NY

The average cost of 60-minute oil painting lessons in Brooklyn is $76. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $122 per hour.
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"I’ve been working with Eileen online for awhile now and it’s been really great. I’ve learned so much from her techniques and her tips about my palette and brushes. I’ve learned a lot just by watching but her comments to me have really helped my painting progress much faster."
Eduardo
Took Oil Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"We had a basic first lesson in atmospheric perspective and painted a mountain landscape. Lesson was excellent!"
Jacqueline
Took Oil Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"I really enjoyed my first oil lesson. Megan is very knowledgeable and teaches in a way that is easy to understand. I feel like I can achieve my goals under Megan’s teaching skills."
Carolee Johnson
Took Oil Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Super nice and helpful ! So interesting and so much fun ! I’m looking forward to the next lesson , and ultimately learning to paint in oils with Eileen’s guidance !"
Andrea
Took Oil Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"Today's art lesson with Dan was planned, organized, and given in a friendly, professional and very informative manner. He has excellent communication skills and his demonstrations are informative as well a fascinating to watch. As Dan's student, I was immediately put at ease by his friendly and energetic personality; I felt as if I were talking to an old friend and I left the lesson with a renewed enthusiasm for painting. I really feel as if I doubled my understanding and enthusiasm for oil painting in my first lesson with Dan. No matter what your skill level is, a few lessons with Dan will do wonders for your painting ability and you will enjoy every bit of the time you spend with Dan."
Kermit
Took Oil Painting lessons from Dan L.
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"Outstanding. Lesson and teacher"
Joey
Took Oil Painting lessons from Dan L.
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"Wow, I learned so much in one hour! Eileen is amazing."
Carol Dahlinger
Took Oil Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"Dan is a fantastic teacher. His demos are easy to follow and he answers your questions completely. This has been one of the best classes I have ever taken."
Mike
Took Oil Painting lessons from Dan L.
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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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"Amazingly patient and brilliantly talented !!!"
Jillian
Took Oil Painting lessons from Megan R.
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