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Sharon M.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 16 and up
  • Master of Fine Art, Drawing and Painting from California State University Long Beach
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sharon M.

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There are so many reasons to learn to draw. Perhaps you are applying for college and want to strengthen your portfolio? Maybe you changing careers and need to strengthen your visual thinking? Or you may just want to learn to draw for fun. Whatever your reason is, I can help. I have been teaching drawing for 20 years and I’ve worked with students of all ages, from young adults to retirees. There seems to be a notion out there that “one must have a talent for art before they can learn to draw. ” One thing I can say for sure is that this absolutely NOT true. With the right knowledge, a strong desire to learn, and a willingness to try, anyone can learn to draw.

I teach students how to draw from a classical studies background, but I believe in nurturing the uniqueness of each student and honoring their learning style. Unlike a classroom setting, a private lesson frees us up to build the lessons specifically around the student's goals and needs.

About Sharon

Do you want to learn to draw/paint or improve your work? Are you applying for college and need portfolio advice? Did you want to get back into doing art after many years without it? Are you a mid-career artist and just need some feedback and a new perspective? Are you changing careers and nee

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Julie
I had a great time and learned a lot painting with Sharon. This was my first painting lesson. She is patient, helpful and very passionate about watercolors. She is also very knowledgeable and answered all my questions.
Sharon will tailor your lesson to your goals. You do not need to be an artist to enjoy these lessons.
Jennie
Sharon was my introduction to watercolor painting! Her suggestions were very helpful. Her depth of knowledge and experience were stimulating and lead me to read and research artists and concepts. She was patient with this novice, and I look forward to more lessons.
Huan W.
I held a virtual team painting event and invited Sharon to be our tutor. My team has a tight budget, but Sharon managed to fit the painting kit under the budget & the paint was high quality! She also made a video helping us prepare for the painting event: how to stain the palette, how to wash the brushes and how to coat the canvas.

In the painting event, we had a large group (~15 people), so it’s very difficult to coordinate. People had different questions every 5 mins, or people asked the same questions, or you had to wait for other people. Sharon was very patient to answer everyone’s questions. We even went overtime but Sharon was very nice that she continued finishing the painting with us.

All my teammates produced very nice paintings! Majority of them have never painted before, but they created beautiful paintings under Sharon’s guidance. Thank you Sharon!

Katherine V.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $65
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Advertising and Graphic Design from Art Center College of Design
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Katherine V.

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I've been drawing all my life and still enjoy it. It's a great pastime and a creative way to express yourself. You'll need, pencils, large pad of paper and to keep a sketch book for this class. You'll learn different techniques and ways to see things on paper. If you want classes in the Manhattan Beach library, let me know, and give me some time, so I can schedule a room there in advance.

About Katherine

I look forward to tutoring you. I teach Graphic Design, Adobe Creative Suite, Drawing, PowerPoint and more. I graduated from the Art Center College of Design, in Pasadena, CA. and later took some additional classes at UCLA. I taught graphic design and illustration at Woodbury University. I've w

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Matthew M.
Katherine's lessons are absolutely brilliant. She is kind, informative and so patient. I'm only sad that I cant have a lesson with her every day!
Matthew M.
Brilliant first session. clear, informative and really helpful. Good progress.
Alden
great to work with.
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Eve S.

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Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Eve S.

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Practicing Art teacher with over 15 years experience. Being a practicing art teacher means I practice what I preach! You can draw inspiration from my daily works and know that the skills and techniques I am teaching you will lead to a greater discipline in painting, drawing and conceptual works. I pride myself in connection and being able to know what to tweak and work on because I have been there myself, through self taught methods and a formal art education with my degree in fine art. I want my students to reach their artistic potential and aspirations while having a wonderful time!

About Eve

I am a practicing artist, working in oils, watercolor and mixed media. I graduated from University of Arkansas, School of Art with a Bachelors of Fine Art, specifically painting. Painting and Drawing students can expect to improve week to week in their technical skills while learning where their

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Jonathan Y.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $90
  • Dual Degree in History and Political Science from UCLA
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
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Jonathan Y.

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A photojournalist and wedding photographer with 20 years of experience. Jonathan has a passion for teaching and loves seeing his students thrive. All ages and skill levels welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs and goals of each student. You'll soon have the foundation to take timeless photos or take your skills to the next level. Shoot me a message, I'd love to hear from you!

About Jonathan

For history and government students: I graduated from UCLA with dual degrees in History and Political Science with college honors. I interned in the US Senate, worked as an election monitor in Sri Lanka, and then as a photojournalist covering wildfires in California and politics in New York City.

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Conner C.
My son really enjoyed his lesson with Jonathan! He learned a lot about his particular camera and photography itself! Jonathan was very professional and helpful!
Robin
Jonathan did a great Job helping me today. I am a total beginner and now I feel like I understand the workings of my camera better and am anxious to start taking much improved photographs. He was very patient with me and my 10,000 questions. I look forward to working with him again in the near future.
Margot
Very thorough and smart..loved my lesson
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Mac M.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $100
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master from Business School Germany
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Mac M.

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I can't really talk too much about how other teachers work, and also don't want to. But I know I have and always had many happy and successful students. From kids, adults, professionals, hobbyists to people who retired and finally have time to fulfill a life goal.

About Mac

Hello Students, Parents, Grandparents and all the other happy people. :) Just send me a message if you are interested in taking lessons and we go from there and figure out what goals you have and how we can take it from there. I teach kids (my youngest was 4 years old when we started), adults, pr

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Jeff
Marcel is an extremely capable German tutor. He has an extensive understanding of German and will out of his way to help you learn.
Friederike
I take lessons from Marcel for about 5 years now. We started with Accordion and I asked him later if he could teach me German as well. I knew he would teach German. No I am taking 3 hours accordion and mostly 2-3 hours German on the weekends and I am loving it.

I can truly say he is one of the best teachers / tutors out there. He is not only super patient but puts so much heart and passion into the lessons.

I know he is mostly super busy but if you have the chance to take lessons with him, I would say GO FOR IT! :)
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Eve S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Eve S.

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Practicing Art teacher with over 15 years experience. Being a practicing art teacher means I practice what I preach! You can draw inspiration from my daily works and know that the skills and techniques I am teaching you will lead to a greater discipline in painting, drawing and conceptual works. I pride myself in connection and being able to know what to tweak and work on because I have been there myself, through self taught methods and a formal art education with my degree in fine art. I want my students to reach their artistic potential and aspirations while having a wonderful time!

About Eve

I am a practicing artist, working in oils, watercolor and mixed media. I graduated from University of Arkansas, School of Art with a Bachelors of Fine Art, specifically painting. Painting and Drawing students can expect to improve week to week in their technical skills while learning where their

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Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"We had a basic first lesson in atmospheric perspective and painted a mountain landscape. Lesson was excellent!"
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Took Oil Painting lessons from Megan R.
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Kathy
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Clear , easy to follow online instructions . Great original subject choice . I would highly recommend David as a tutor . I must add he is a very talented and original style artist ."
Debby
Took Painting lessons from David Z.
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"She was very calm and patient and if you made a mistake she just tells you steps on how to improve and is fine with waiting until you get it right."
Kristin
Took Drawing lessons from Seonjung P.
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"I have taken several classes from Dan- at his home and Western Colorado Center for the Arts. Dan has a mellow ,soothing approach to teaching. He often let's the student take control, only to intercede when needed. Dan has a good use of color and could depict wonderful wildlife scenes-wildlife is his forte"
Bob
Took Oil Painting lessons from Dan L.
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Julie
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Julie is a very great teacher! She has a depth of knowledge, and a constructive way of nudging you out of your comfort zone. I am so glad I found her!"
Julie
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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