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Dexter D.

Schenectady, NY
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 15 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dexter D.

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I have been shooting wedding photos for the past 20 years. I'm happy to share my experience and knowledge with you. I have a background based in the arts from my studies in Graphic Design.

About Dexter

I've been a Photographer and Graphic Artist for over 20 years. I have a successfull wedding photography business in the Albany area. I would be happy to share my knowledge and experience with you.

Kayla Louven G.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Tagalog, English
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kayla Louven G.

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Have you seen another person's handwriting and thought to yourself, "I wish I could write like that!" ?

Well, YOU CAN!

If you TakeLessons with me, each of our sessions will be based on your progress and what you desire to learn. I make complimentary, hand-lettered worksheets based on what you need more practice in! I understand no two students are alike, and everyone learns at a different pace. I will introduce or enhance whatever background you have in penmanship and you'll be writing calligraphy in no time! :)

The topics in calligraphy that YOU can learn:
-Best Starter Kit for Beginners
-Faux Calligraphy
-Basic and Essential Strokes
-Finding your Writing Lettering Style
-Embossing Calligraphy
-Watercolor Calligraphy
-Envelope Addressing
-Wedding Accessory Calligraphy
-Grad Cap Topper Decorating
-Chalkboard Lettering
-And much more!

About Kayla Louven

Kayla is a self-taught, modern calligrapher who is excited about sharing the skill of writing beautifully with her community. From watching several hours of calligraphy tutorials online to testing out different writing supplies and workbooks, she simplifies calligraphy and makes it easier to achiev

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John M.
Continued emphasis on Copperplate Calligraphy. Enjoyable time spent learning lower case letters, connecting letters, and flourishes when comfortable with letters. Great lesson.
John M.
Working on copperplate calligraphy, awesome new style. Kayla makes it interesting and enjoyable. Great lesson!
John M.
Excellent new use of calligraphy in addressing letters with all the new tools necessary to look professional and artistic. Also introduced new script with emphasis on more flourishes on capital letters. Fantastic lesson!
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Sam H.

132 Reviews
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Starting at $48
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2013
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Sam H.

132 Reviews
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Whether you have never picked up your DSLR camera before or are starting to become serious about photography, my lessons will help you get on the right track. We will go over: how to use your camera in different modes, how to control shutter speed, aperture, ISO, etc. what gear you should get, lenses and more. The ultimate goal is for you to be shooting in full manual mode, and then bring your pictures onto the computer and edit them! Every week, I will give you image shooting assignments and we will do weekly mini critiques. Once you feel comfortable shooting with your camera, we will get into more technical aspects such as printing, post processing, and proofing. I am a "Canon guy", so that brand of camera is my specialty! However, I have worked with students with all camera brands. Just an extra plus if you have Canon! I have been teaching Photography on Takelessons for 4 years now, and I can't wait to see you in class!

About Sam

Hi! My name is Sam! This is my fifth year with TakeLessons and I couldn't be happier with the students that have come my way. If you're reading this, then you've taken the first step in finding a tutor that is right for you! I completed two Bachelor's degrees at Worcester State University in Ma

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I couldn't ask for a more experienced, helpful instructor. Thank you, Sam!
Stephan
Sam is very knowledgeable and knows how to explain and make it easy .
Christy Johnson
I learned a lot my first class. Excited to see how much I learn!

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John D.

3 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.

3 Reviews
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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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Damion
Absolutely fantastic! John was amazing with my son, asked him what he wanted to learn and then started to show him different ways to help his technique. High recommend John!
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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Julie D.

83 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Awarded Photojournalist Photographer of the Year - 2009 from Professional Photographers of California
  • BS/BA from University of LaVerne
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Julie D.

83 Reviews
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From the basics of camera operations to field sessions, creativity assignments to photo processing in Lightroom and Photoshop, and even starting your photography business, we work together to develop training to meet your photography needs. I am known for my patience with students and am committed to your best learning experience.

Do you just want a review and critique of your photos to help you improve? Ask for our discounted fee for this service.

About Julie

Photography - Be the boss! Take control of your digital camera. Tutoring sessions with Julie can help you learn the mysteries of digital photography, can jump-start your creativity, or guide you along your journey in photography, including basic Photoshop and Lightroom techniques, If you don

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Barbara P.
Julie was great. I really felt a connection with her as my instructor and look forward to our next lessons. Having had no photography experience I really feel she’s going to help me learn everything I need to know to really enjoy photography.
Erwin M.
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Diane
Julie is super patient and getting me set up for success!

Brandie J.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Associates in Digital Photography from Harrington College of Design
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Brandie J.

2 Reviews
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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 te

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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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"Ohashi's ability to communicate as an instructor is great! His watercolor technique is fantastic, in my opinion. I went to one of his openings in NYC, and it was really impressive. Highly recommend!"
Brad
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Ohashi R.
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"Within the short amount of time I have been with Julie I have learned more than I could studying using YouTube.
She takes her time to make sure you understand the concept of not just photography but the art behind it as well. She's very informational and is always willing to help you achieve what ever your goal with photography may be. She goes above and beyond when it comes to teaching she may pack alot on at once but if you can take notes and study them on your down time you can truly learn alot in a short amount of time."
Marcus Gauff
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Jessica is amazing my daughter is taking drawing lessons and absolutely loves her. Jessica is so kind and patient and is amazing with kids. She takes her time explains everything and makes learning to draw fun. I would definitely recommend her to anyone from beginning to advanced."
Michelle
Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
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"Julie is an excellent instructor! I am a beginner and knew nothing about my camera and she explained everything thoroughly. She is also teaching me how to take pictures manually instead of using my automatic button function. I am looking forward to my next lesson with her."
Christine
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Sharon is the best art teacher I’ve ever had. She excels in explaining a concept verbally and then showing visual examples of it. With her positive and encouraging teaching style, Sharon guided me to better myself as a beginning artist. Her teaching technique is uncomplicated and easy to follow. When you take a class with her, not a single session goes by without learning something new. Without reservation, I would recommend taking an art class with Sharon."
Cristina
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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"I am so glad that I took this class with Mr. Atsushi. He has a friendly and welcoming attitude. In addition to that, he’s very patient. He gave precise and clear instructions which allowed me to feel competent and ultimately confident in my painting skills. I highly recommend Mr. Atsushi if you are seeking for an excellent art teacher!"
H. Borra
Took Painting lessons from Ohashi R.
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"Rita taught my 3 children for 3 years. She is an outstanding art teacher- very patient and sensitive to their needs in their artistic development."
Elizabeth
Took Oil Painting lessons from Rita C.
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"Love the way that he started in the right position for me. The class flowed very Lacey and he's a very nice man"
Beth
Took Drawing lessons from John D.
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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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"Roya is an excellent teacher. She has been my art tutor since the time I was a teenager (and now I am in my 30s). She is patient, kind, and creative in her pedagogy methods: she finds multiple ways to explain the same concepts and techniques so it will stay with you. She is also an extremely knowledgeable art historian, having her as a teacher is like having a live encyclopedia. I am so happy to have found her as my art tutor and my friend."
Mitra
Took Drawing lessons from Roya M.
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