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Sarah M.

93 Reviews
North Bergen, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks American Sign Language
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner
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Sarah M.

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I received my minor in art and design from Lees-McRae college. Abstract painting is one of my most favored art forms and I would love to help you get out of your head and let your brush do all the talking. Making unique, beautiful, completely you art pieces.

About Sarah

Hello and Welcome! (NOTE I LOWERED MY PRICES - COVID19 is causing many of us to struggle, but while we are stuck at home we might as well learn something fun!!) My name is Sarah and I am honored you have chosen to look at my profile. Finding the right teacher is so important! I always try to

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Felipe
ughhh the best teacher ever ✨♥️✨
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perfect ♥️♥️👌
Ella
Sarah took my completely overwhelmed daughter, who is struggling with her college ASL class vocabulary, and calmed her, reassured her, and helped her more thoroughly understand her signs. That was just after one 45-minute session. I’m excited to see where this leads, as she has already helped so much!
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Ohashi R.

11 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $117
  • Speaks English and Japanese
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Master from The Tokyo University of Arts
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Ohashi R.

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1. Very professional and 30 years' experienced instruction.
2. Enjoyable class artistically.
3. Improve artistic techniques and vision for short time.
4. Experience various subjects of the artwork.
5, instruction by artist who had many shows in NY and Tokyo.

About Ohashi

As an artist and art instructor, I have more than 30 years' experience in New York and Tokyo, Luckily, I had the chance to have a wide range of ages’ students ( from 3 to 90-year-old! ) and that could make me grow very much as an artist. My artwork has been published in art books and magazines

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Jessica
Mr. Ohashi is a wonderful teacher. He is patient, creative, and always considering each individual student's needs and how best to encourage and inspire them. In addition, he is a very talented artist and makes learning fun. You'd be very fortunate to learn from him!
David
Mr. Ohashi's classes have been invaluable. I never considered myself to have any great talent in art, but I did have a great interest that, after some failed attempts and false starts, led me to Mr. Ohashi. I couldn't be happier with the teacher I found. With the benefit of Mr. Ohashi's patience, dedication, and sly sense of humor, I've been able to create work I am truly proud of (and which consistently surprises and impresses family and friends) that I wouldn't have thought possible when I first began with him. He is able to impart the fundamental concepts of painting and art-making while still encouraging me to explore a style that is my own. Seeing proof of my own development and increasing skill under Mr. Ohashi's guidance has been incredibly rewarding. I couldn't recommend him more strongly or thank him enough.
H. Borra
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!

Ivan F.

15 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Master's degree in music from Gnesin Academy of music (Moscow)
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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.

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David Z.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from The Alzheimer's Association Illinois Chapter
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BFA Fine Art Painting from Northern Illinois University
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David Z.

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Based upon a strict but fun adherence to keeping a sketchbook and a journal drawing gets improved. We start out with what makes a drawing for beginners and move through tones and values for intermediates by sticking to my formula for success. this includes using a sketchbook with assigned black and white photos every two weeks with grey scales entered.

About David

Dedicated art professional with 18 years of experience in creating artwork utilizing various medias. In my early years I worked as an outsider artist giving watercolor lessons for Susan Edwards of the artist place called "The Art Attack in Sycamore Illinois. After some years of painting and displa

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Ren
My son enjoyed today’s lesson!
Courtney
David is an excellent artist who has years of experience in teaching art. I have been a student for 3 years and I have come so far as an artist. David has taught me how to see the world in a different light. I have and would recommend anybody who has an interest in art to take lessons from David. He is able to take anybody with the passion to become the artist they strive to be. He is an amazing teacher!
Debby
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 .
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Eric S.

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Starting at $59
  • Speaks Spanish, Korean, English
  • Teaches students 12 to 50
  • BFA in Illustration from California State University - Fullerton
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Eric S.

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Mr. Eric Son received his BFA in Entertainment Arts and Secondary Teaching Credential from California State University, Fullerton. For 15 years, he has taught high school students in Southern California. He has taught a variety of art classes such as studio art, graphic design, animation, video game design, digital photo, and video production classes. Before teaching, Mr. Son worked in the animation industry for Mike Young Productions in Woodland Hills. They produced PBS and morning cartoon shows including Bratz, Pet Alien, Doggy Day Care, Todds World, and many more. During his spare time, Mr. Son freelances for creative graphic companies and creates abstract paintings. His hobbies and interests include drawing and painting, exploring new places to eat, working out, sports, video games, and traveling.

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About Eric

Mr. Eric Son received his BFA in Entertainment Arts and Secondary Teaching Credential from California State University, Fullerton. For 15 years, he has taught high school students in Southern California. He has taught a variety of art classes such as studio art, graphic design, animation, video gam

Jacob F.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $49
  • Speaks Português, Español, English
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jacob F.

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Take your photos from amateur to pro with the secrets on improving composition, exposure (including aperture, shutter speed and ISO), choosing the right lens for the subject, lighting (including speedlight flashes, strobes and natural light), the importance of post processing, Photoshop and photo organization and more!

I have worked as an industry professional photographing a variety of clients from families to Hollywood celebrities. Now I'm finding more fulfillment teaching these high-level industry skills to everyone.

About Jacob

Hi there and thank you for considering me as your personal mentor in the world of digital artistry. A long time ago this world was just a hobby for me as well, and I hope to help you develop your skill set into something much more. I have over a decade of exposure to the rapidly-adapting profession

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Paul
Very patient. We went through some technical issues that were a struggle for me and Jacob was very helpful and persistent in getting to solutions.
Tehila
I had a great experience with Jacob as an instructor. He is knowledgeable and his advice was relevant and to the point. He invested time to critique my work and even sent detailed notes. Highly recommend!
Jenn
I thoroughly enjoyed my lessons with Jacob. My husband gave them to me as a birthday present and it was tons of fun. Jacob was able to answer all of my nitty gritty questions, as well as general tips on improving my skills. The lessons were enjoyable and I learned tons. I've gone from shooting in complete auto mode, because I didn't know how to do anything different, to shooting in aperture priority mode with much better results. My Christmas portrait of my kids will be much better this year thanks to these lessons. If you're looking for an affordable way to improve this is a great option because you'll learn a lot in just a few one-on-one sessions. Jacob was also very flexible in working with me on the schedule for the lessons. Thanks Jacob!

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"It's such a joy to take classes with Margarita. As a children's librarian by profession I'm impressed with how well she teaches and inspires children, always a lot of smiles in her classes. As an adult returning to art I'm learning so much about the core fundamentals that are taking my art to the next level. Margarita is an expert teacher, kind, considerate, and dedicated to helping her students achieve and develop their potential and talent. I highly recommend her, and her classes."
Sharon
Took Drawing lessons from Margarita M.
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"Her years of experience show in the lessons. Very easy to follow and learn. Great instructor!"
Charles
Took Painting lessons from Andrea O.
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"Had a great lesson with Megan. Got the basics of watercolor down to where I could actually paint a picture. Looking forward to seeing if I can create many more!"
Lee
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"I do a lot of cartooning but wanted some lessons in perspective and observation to make my drawings more accurate. Eileen’s lessons were very effective and helped me reach my goals."
Izetta
Took Drawing lessons from Eileen M.
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Thanks again for your time and info yesterday. I will email you soon, and we will figure out when we should meet for our next class.

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Frankie
Took Photography lessons from Richard G.
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"She's very talented and professional. My son is 7 year's old and he loves attending lessons. I'm so happy we found her. Highly recommend her she very patient and loving."
Marcelo
Took Drawing lessons from Sharron J.
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"Julie hears what you say, has the ability to take you further than you thought was possible. She speaks with the authority of someone who knows her business!
Excellent - thank you Julie!"
Sherry
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"I really enjoyed lessons with Emilie! She is well organized and has a clear lesson plan for each session, with follow up homework and exercises. I learned so much about technique and the "how to" of drawing. Everything she put together was appropriate for my level and included exercises that challenged me to improve. I could tell Emilie is well trained and skilled at drawing. She is also very nice and I felt relaxed and comfortable with her. Her studio is warm and inviting. Overall it was a great experience and I am looking forward to taking some additional lessons with Emilie!"
Krista
Took Drawing lessons from Emilie C.
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"Tony is awesome! He has extensive knowledge of photography, cameras, lenses, lighting, photoshop and has his own studio right in his house. I couldn't ask for a better or more cooperative teacher. Will be returning this week for my second followup appointment."
Rick
Took Photography lessons from Tony M.
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"Guiseppe is great! He explained basic techniques very well and make sure I understand all before we move on the next."
YUSI
Took Photography lessons from Giuseppe B.
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