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Ken G.

5 Reviews
Astoria, NY
Starting at $150
  • Speaks Hebrew, English
  • BFA Fine Arts with a Minor in Printmaking from Parsons School of design
  • Awarded Merit Scholarship Award from Parsons School of Design
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Ken G.

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My lessons are taught in the classical tradition, focusing on realism and aesthetics. Students are provided with the practical tools to depict light, form, space, and materiality, as well as with with the conceptual tools to compose compelling artworks that express their personal vision. I tailor my lessons to individual students’ level, from fundamentals to advanced techniques. Through working on their pieces, students learn to master shapes, values, edges, media handling and color-mixing. Advanced students focus on practical application of color theory and on composition design.

About Ken

I am a NYC-based professional artist and educator with a background in classical painting and printmaking. Imparting artistic knowledge and cultivating creativity are an inseparable part of my work, I love seeing students excel and achieve their painterly goals. Over my years of teaching I became h

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HIGHLY RECOMMEND!! Ken is extremely talented in perceiving every student’s individual needs. When he gives feedback, it is not formulaic but actually tailored to the work I have done and the improvements I have made. This means that with each exercise completed, I am still learning new things about myself and my drawing instead of just repeating a technique brainlessly. These drawing classes have left a lasting mark on my art practice!
Inbal
Ken is the most generous teacher I know, it's a privilege to be your students:) 🙏🔥
Daniela
Ken is as passionate teaching as he is painting. He cares about getting the best of each student. I highly recommend him as a teacher!
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Eileen M.

27 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $79
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Art History and Studio Art from Mount Holyoke College
  • Awarded Individual Artist Award from The Santo Foundation
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Eileen M.

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I am a classically trained artist and I teach traditional methods of representational drawing. I’ve taught at several local ateliers as well as internationally through the State Department’s Art In The Embassies program. I can help you learn about perspective, line, volume, and composition in an a way that is easy to understand. My teaching style is rich with experience and information but also very low key and unintimidating. Also— I’m really fun! Come draw 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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amazing
Carol Dahlinger
Wow, I learned so much in one hour! Eileen is amazing.
Patrick K.
Really enjoyed my first lesson. I came away with practical knowledge that will help me make progress in this challenging medium.
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Danil G.

3 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Hebrew, Russian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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Danil G.

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I have been teaching professionally for more than 10 years. I can teach a total beginner and I guarantee a profound change in terms of his skill level after 2 months of an attentive following of my instructions. I like to watch the progress of my student and this is what brings me the best satisfaction in my occupation.
I think that every human being is unique with his own unique way of thinking and perception of common things. When teaching, I believe in dialogue, for this reason, I never record my lessons on video, except for the promotional needs. I like to meet new students, to understand their way of thinking and to invent the individual teaching approach or methodology for each one of them.

About Danil

I am an academically trained professional artist with the overall working experience of about 20 years and an impressive record of exhibitions (two of them are museum one-man shows) in the USA and abroad. I am teaching in three languages: ENGLISH, HEBREW and RUSSIAN, representational, realist,

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Erin Vasquez
Great, passionate teacher
Ira Polubesova
I was very lucky to take private lessons with Danil - after only a few of them I had a clear systematic approach to my drawing process. I very much appreciate analytical way of work in art, and that’s what Danil was doing greatly : he sharpens the tools while keeping your individuality. Highly recommended!
Katerina
One of the best teachers I ever had!
Highly knowledgeable and very attentive to the student's needs.

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Megan R.

53 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $79
  • BFA Painting from Texas State University
  • Awarded The Edge of Realism from Abend Gallery
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Megan R.

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GROUP CLASSES: I also offer group classes for friends , student and co workers .

PRIVATE Class Times: 60 minute, 90 minute or 120 minute

BACKGROUND:
Experienced drawing teacher of 7 years, I have taught students of all experience levels. You can also get feedback/advice on your art work by selecting a 30 minute critique. You will receive notes and step by step instructions during your art class. . If you would like some home work to help you improve quickly I can also send an email after class with instruction. Wether you want to learn how to draw a human figure or photorealistically, I have the steps to get you to your goal! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of drawing skills. I specialize in figurative, portraits or animals. I have been trained in classical methods that get results, looking forward to meeting you!

About Megan

PRIVATE LESSONS I specialize in online painting and drawing lessons, I have taught over 500 students! I would love to share my passion for painting and drawing with you. During your custom lesson you will watch the easy to follow steps on my webcam and get real time feedback on your artwork, I

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Ruth M.
Megan has an amazing ability to tailor the lessons to what I need and where I am at. And she is lovely to work with!
Anna
She's really a fantastic teacher. Every single lesson gets more and more customized as she gets to know your painting style and what issues you might have. And she gives fun projects! I would highly recommend for for anyone looking to get more information on tones, shading, coloring, sketching paintings, and even more. Looking forward to continuing!
Ruth
Megan was outstanding. Warm, creative, knowledgeable and met me where I am. I am so delighted to have found her and look forward to working with her for many years to come, Ruth Mayer

Sondra S.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Bachelor's of Fine Arts- Concentration in Drawing and Painting from Oregon College of Art and Craft
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Sondra S.

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Online Drawing Teacher

Learning to draw is the best foundation for any artist. I teach my students through various techniques and assignments to understand form and spatial relationships. This tool is what many artists refer to as the ability to "see." This will not only improve your accuracy but your overall skills as an artist in other medias also.

About Sondra

Hello future student :) My name is Sondra and I would love to help you achieve your artistic goals! I received my Bachelor's in Fine Arts from The Oregon College of Art and Craft, a school that gave me background in modern, conceptual art. That being said, I'm a huge fan of strong technical skil

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Maryam A.
Very friendly and informative
Lisa
Sondra is great. I loved my class with her. She's an amazing teacher! I'd so recommend her for anyone wanting to paint whether a beginner or more advanced. She knows her stuff!
Richard Hackworth
Great artist with experience and can help beginners become much better painters. Would definitely recommend.

Sandy K.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Bachelor of Fine Art, Suma Cum Laude, Painting from Columbus College of Art and Design
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sandy K.

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To draw is to be fearless. If you are interested in drawing from life, then I can assist by teaching you the basics or show you how to improve your skill set. I work as a professional artist and have a great deal of knowledge about materials and processes. I enjoy working in ink, pencil (graphite and colored), charcoal, and pastel (oil and soft). I am also into combining media. I have taught for over a decade and my students range in age from children to senior citizens.

About Sandy

I believe in the power of art to change lives. I have been working as a professional artist for several decades and I love what I do. My work ranges from murals to intimate portraiture. My resume includes National Endowment for the Arts funded public art projects, solo exhibitions and museum shows

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Katherine V.
Ms. Sandy is a wonderful instructor and has taught my daughter so much!
Brooke
Sandy is an awesome teacher and my daughter really enjoys working with her. She is warm and personable in addition to being a very talented artist and effective instructor.
Sydney N.
Learned a lot in the very first lesson!

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Average Cost of Drawing Lessons in New York, NY

The average cost of 60-minute drawing lessons in New York is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $122 per hour.
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"Great teacher. Very experienced and my 12-year old daughter learned a lot."
Leah
Took Drawing lessons from Roya M.
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"Deron is wonderful with my 7 year old granddaughter. Her parents are in the process of divorcing and she is having a hard time with it emotionally. Deron is patient and kind and allows her to direct the lesson with his guidance. She loves drawing and she really looks forward to her her lesson time with Deron."
Sierra
Took Drawing lessons from Deron C.
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"Excellent. Patient, knowledgeable and very helpful"
Mike
Took Drawing lessons from Andrea O.
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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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"Great teacher and excellent class"
Ivy
Took Drawing lessons from Roya M.
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"Great teacher and a wonderful experience. My daughter loves to go to class and have lots of fun while learning new techniques.
Kids are actually exposed to various mediums. The really good part is you can also see older kids working on really good pieces of art, which is a very motivating for the younger ones. Personally Ms Maggie is very kind and gentle and a pleasure to know. I recommend any parent looking to enroll their kids into an art program to take them to her class and you WON'T regret it!"
Shikha
Took Drawing lessons from Margarita M.
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Kevin
Took Drawing lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Kathy is very patient in understanding areas that needs to be worked on. I didn't know anything about drawing but Kathy structured the curriculum in a way that worked best for me without being overwhelming. Starting from the technical aspects of drawing to the conceptual aspects such as mark making and what drawing meant in a fine art context, she has got you covered. She is very professional, kind and works with you to get the best out of you."
Subhrajit
Took Drawing lessons from Kathy S.
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"I am working on learning how to draw more realistically and Eileen has been a big help. I feel like each lesson is really carefully thought out to focus on the things I most need help with. Also I really like her studio"
Catherine
Took Drawing lessons from Eileen M.
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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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