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Joe B.

71 Reviews
Ridgewood, NY
Starting at $90
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Digital Media Arts from TCI The College Of Technology
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joe B.

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We will learn how to draw from real life/still life to paper with graphite, ink or charcoal. We will understand line forms, shading styles and line control. We will gain a strong foundation understanding of using basic shapes to get final images.

About Joe

Hello, my name is Joe. I am excited when I learn of new potential artists. My skills are well rounded and focused. I can teach you in many media applications and art forms. I am able to teach from basic drawing techniques to full Portrait art, Film & Digital Portrait / Fashion Photography and Image

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Suzie Q
Very talented and thorough. Gained a lot after just 1 session. Highly recommend joe! :)
Brison
Very thorough and easy to understand explanations. My son learned a lot!
Justine
BEST, most inspiring class EVERRR!!! I learned sooo much and loved the experience! cant wait until next time! Thank you thank you thank you! :)
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John S.

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Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $80
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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John S.

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I am a professional artist with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting, and works that have been displayed at the MoMa in New York, the Museum of African American Culture in Houston, TIME Magazine, and more. My drawing lessons will be specifically tailored to you and your personal goals, while also maintaining a flexible structure. I find most art teaching to be much too limiting, and while our lessons will go over traditional techniques, we will also be finding your personal style and strengths. We will uncover the importance of line weight, learn how to shade, learn how to draw from life, learn how to draw hyper-realistically, and much more. In addition, we will go over helpful physical tools that i've found instantly make me a better artist. I believe everyone has the ability to be an amazing draftsman, and just needs the proper instructing.

About John

Hello! I am a professional artist who has

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Tim
I am a relatively experienced artist but John has given eye opening instruction in just our two sessions already. I left both lessons feeling like I had a months worth of schooling, and it was stress free. Highly Recommended!
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Erika V.

New York, NY
Starting at $87
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Fine Arts-Bachelors from Fort Hays State University
  • Teaching since 2014
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Erika V.

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Drawing is a great hobby, that can be picked up at any age. With me you will learn technical skills such as shading, proportion, and the ability to break complex ideas down to simple shapes. I have experience with many different types of drawing, including still life, figure, gesture, and more.
I have extensive experience working with beginners, including young children, as well as older advanced learners. So no matter where you are in your creative journey I can be there to hone your skills and give support!

About Erika

Hello! I have been working as an art teacher for 8 years and I love my job! With me you, or your child, will discover their full creative potential through developing technical skill and individual ideas/concepts. I guide students into finding or developing their own creative voice and style. I have

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Elexus D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Fine Arts from West Virginia State University
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Elexus D.

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During our lesson we will learn the basics of drawing and key terms so that you will be able to create a successful drawing. One of the key terms that we will and a very important term used in many forms of art is Value. Once we learn about value we will complete a few exercises to better understand how to use value. Once we have learned about values we will then learn about highlights and shadows and how these are a very important to creating a successful drawing. After completing these exercises we will then use all the techniques we have learned to create a drawing. This class is recommended to take before any other lessons. Materials needed: Sketch pad, eraser, drawing pencils or a No. 2 pencil and blenders or Q-tips

About Elexus

I am an artist, instructor, painter and drawer. While studying for my Bachelor in Fine Arts I completed a summer internship where I had four permanent pieces installed in a showroom, these pieces were stain glass and tile mosaics. Since getting my bachelor's I worked at a studio part- time for 2 1/2

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Kirk A.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Master's of Fine Arts from UO
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Kirk A.

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I teach drawing skills in any medium (this includes digital art - drawing and painting) covering any style and interest ranging from traditional still life and live model subjects to cartoon and anime. You will learn the fundamentals of recognizing and drawing shapes, arranging and cropping composition and the basic structure of human figures. As you advance you will learn about lighting and rendering techniques, creating movement and advanced composition. If your interests are in digital art, you will learn all of the same drawing concepts of traditional drawing plus digital painting techniques and color theory. I can also give you the tools and understanding to create your own digital brushes to use on your future art projects as well as tips and instructions on using Adobe Photoshop or Procreate for painting.

If you are a more advanced student, we can dive into more directed areas of study including sketching, fine art, concept art, landscape work and figure drawing, all ...

About Kirk

I have a Master's Degree in fine art and over 20 years experience in the creative arts with 10 years experience as a graphic designer. I am the lead artist and art director for multiple organizations in the fields of video games and board game publishing. I regularly create concept art and push

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Kirk is not only a wonderful teacher, but an incredbile person. He explains things in a way that is easy to understand, and is encouraging, and patient with his students. Plus he genuinely gets excited when you make progress!

He sees the world through a unique lens which enables him to create such beautiful, soulful art. I have learned so much from him in the short time we have worked together, and am looking forward to continuing! Highly recommend for all skill levels! Thank you for being you Kirk!
Yanni
Kirk is the best! There is a notable difference in my work and he does a great job in helping me develop my own style. I will be referring him to everyone I know and I cant wait to take more lessons from him.
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Isaac W.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Design in Interaction Design from University of Washington
  • Teaching since 1996
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Isaac W.

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The ability to capture an image on paper—whether it’s something you see with your eye or with your imagination—is among the most powerful communication and expression tools humans possess. We’ve done it for thousands of years and its scientific benefits to the brain are just starting to be recognized.

We’ll explore basic techniques like sketching, outlining, shading, perspective, and tool use. We’ll apply those to enriching your experience in everyday life and sharing your personal viewpoint on the world.

Whether you’re capturing a bird in flight, a cartoon character from TV, a fantastical creature from your dreams, or detailed renderings of your dream house, my 30 years of experience and training will elevate you to the next level of proficiency and sensitivity.

About Isaac

CUSTOM-MADE FOR YOU Learning involves playfulness, curiosity, and personal connection. I've studied how people learn and how people play, along with 25 years of professional and performance experience, and I focus it entirely on you. We start with what you love, discover what you already know, then

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Bill P.
Isaac was great and very patiently explained everything I needed to do to get started on my guitar.

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The average cost of 60-minute drawing lessons in New York is $88. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $87 and $89 per hour.
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"AWESOME So helpful and a great person and teacher overall!"
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Took Drawing lessons from Lauren W.
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"Megan is wonderful working with my teenage daughter. She is fun and entertaining and the perfect fit!"
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Took Drawing lessons from Megan R.
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"Jessica Maffia is not only a profoundly gifted and skilled professionally trained artist, but she is also a highly intuitive instructor. Jessica will happily meet you exactly where you are in your craft and inspire you to really improve, learn and grow in your drawing. Jessica's decade plus experience as an artist and teacher makes her a perfect instructor for those wanting to take their drawing practice more seriously and begin to master all the elements of this fine art. I have not had a more talented and inspiring instructor; Jessica evinces so much creative passion and artistic integrity that it becomes contagious. I am much better for having worked with her."
Tonie
Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
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"Sharon is a fantastic teacher. She has a great eye for drawing and painting, and helped encourage me when I needed to push my art. I would highly reccomend any aspiring artist take her classes. She is patience, sweet, and incredibly intuitive."
Ty
Took Drawing lessons from Sharon M.
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"Both of my children take class with Jessica. She keeps the lesson fun and really encourages both of my children. She is very talented and knows how to reach young artists to help inspire them. I highly recommend her as an instructor. This was our third class with her and we have every intention to continue taking lessons with her."
Habibah
Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
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"The technology worked well, and Megan did a very good job. The first session exceeded my expectations."
Theo
Took Drawing lessons from Megan R.
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"Guiseppe is patient and is able to motivate and empower you to want to draw more and more. His lessons are concise and very clear. He knows tips and tricks that make the process much easier than most beginners make it on themselves. He alone won't make you a great artist but he makes it so you want to practice and that's what will make you better. By far the best money I have ever spent on Takelessons.com."
David
Took Drawing lessons from Joe B.
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"Great instructor who has shown me how to fully take advantage of the medium of charcoal during my lesson."
Vince C.
Took Drawing lessons from Roya M.
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"Such a relatable person!"
Estefany
Took Drawing lessons from Sharron J.
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"We love Kelvin, he is really patient and talented on teaching drawing."
jessie
Took Drawing lessons from Kelvin L.
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