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Sharon M.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Teaches students 16 and up
  • Master of Fine Art, Drawing and Painting from California State University Long Beach
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Sharon M.

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Watercolor has a very special place in my heart because it is most like Scenic painting which was my career for 10 years before I became a teacher. There are some wonderful, quick, techniques you can learn in the first few lessons. If it is your first experience in art, I would recommend a few lessons in drawing or design before continuing. Watercolor is not an easy medium and so I don't recommend it to students with no drawing or design experience, however, a few lessons in these areas can get you on your way and if your interest is in using watercolor for abstract paintings or design work, then it can easily be incorporated into the watercolor lessons.

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!
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Melissa M.

33 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2006
  • History from University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
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Melissa M.

33 Reviews
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Lessons would be individualized to focus on areas that need the most guidance.

About Melissa

I have been teaching since 2006 on a variety of topics. I graduated with an BA from the University of Wisconsin. My degree is in History with and emphasis on East Asian history. I've taught all age groups from age 2 up to retirees. My teaching experience includes one-on-one and group classes

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Jennifer A.
Melissa really knows her stuff and she's a fun teacher. Highly recommend!
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Mattias
Great first lesson. My son really enjoyed it.
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Daniel M.

108 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks Russian, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 7 to 60
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Daniel M.

108 Reviews
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If you are a beginner, I will help you to feel confident on your skills.

About Daniel

I love teaching, I can teach you at where you at and take you where you need to be. I only need a student with the desire to learn and to practice. I like to help students realize they have the intelligence and ability to solve the problems on their own, they just need the right direction. Nothi

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Abigail
Great experience. Learned a lot of new material. I enjoyed the way he explained concepts that made it easy for me to understand 10/10 recommend.
Michael S.
Daniel makes my kids feel comfortable and they don't feel nervous. They like him as a teacher. They expect each lesson with desire and are very involved in the learning process.
Ivaylo S.

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Deron C.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Deron C.

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Teaching artist Deron Cohen will guide you step-by-step through how to re-create an image in watercolor paint. Learn techniques and tricks!

About Deron

I am a San Diego native and have shown my paintings extensively throughout San Diego. It wasn't until several years after I graduated from UCLA in 1994 with a Bachelors in Fine Arts, that I really tried to show my work in galleries. Most recently, my work has been in shows at Project X Gallery, Th

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Kai C.
Deron was wonderful to work with and very communicative. My son enjoyed his art lesson.
Joe
Strong recommendation for Deron. I had a 2 hr lesson where I had specific things I wanted to do and learn, and he delivered. Very flexible in the lesson, and great instruction!
Sierra W.
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.
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Danil G.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • 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 can guarantee the profound change in his skill level (regardless of his age), after 2 months of the 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 the 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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Wes
I haven’t expected such a strong impact on me. Danil changed my perception of the drawing. His explanations are clear and interesting. Now I am really involved into learning and improving my technics!
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!
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Charlotte L.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 20 to 80; Female: 12 to 80
  • Teaching since 1987
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Charlotte L.

8 Reviews
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Teaching only watercolor for over 35 consecutive years, I am known as the Crazy Watercolor Lady because I am so crazy about watercolor! lol I absolutely love the medium of watercolor and have so much fun sharing it with my students, watching them grow to advanced work.

I developed a wonderful method of teaching watercolor, taking my beginner students to advanced work very quickly. You can even trace what you'll paint. I taught myself watercolor which helps me understand what my students know, and what they don't know. I teach any subject, such as, portraits of people or pets, landscapes, animals, cityscapes, flowers, abstract, etc. It doesn't matter what subject it is, because it's about light and dark shapes and color, which applies to every subject you paint. It is also about the wonderful techniques of watercolor, such as, salting, spattering, using saran wrap, making skippies, blooms, tickling an edge, fingering, bleeding out, etc. I also teach how to paint on Yupo, a ...

About Charlotte

I am still in love with watercolor after teaching it for over 35 years, and no other medium. I am loyal to watercolor only and have so much fun sharing it with my students, hoping they fall in love with it, too. I taught myself to paint watercolor after being an oil artist selling my work years a

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Vicky
I have been taking watercolor painting lessons from Charlotte for many years, Her love of watercolor painting is infectious. She gets so excited to share her new discoveries. Charlotte is very patient, kind, and extremely knowledgeable in this medium. She is a joyful person and makes learning so much fun. I highly, highly recommend that you take watercolor painting from Charlotte. You will not be disappointed!
Marla L Robinson
Charlotte is a very enthusiastic lover and teacher of watercolor painting! As a beginner myself in watercolor painting, Charlotte has made it easy and fun to not only learn techniques but to appreciate this truly beautiful and inspiring medium of art. Anyone can learn watercolor! And she is right!
Ricki
Charlotte is a patient teacher. The amount of work she get out of you is phenomenal. All suitable for framing. I like the way everyone paints their own interest.

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The average cost of 60-minute watercolor painting lessons in New York is $84. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $65 and $122 per hour.
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"Learning with Artee has been a wonderful experiance. I took a few lessons in watercolor landscapes and I learned so much. Artee is a wonderful teacher with close attention to detail and improvement!"
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Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Artee D.
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"first lesson was great. It's a perfect way for my niece to get her art credit for school each week. thank you"
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Julie
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"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."
Jennie
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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"Learned a lot during my 1st class. Great teacher!"
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Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Sharron J.
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"Megan was delightful and I learned so much! I highly recommend taking a class with her."
Jean
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Outstanding teacher! Took lessons with my kids. Megan is wonderful!"
Chris
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"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"
Ruth
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"My first lesson was great. Melissa started off very basic for me, as I requested, and answered all my questions and emails."
Jan
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Melissa M.
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"Megan is really good and talented teacher"
Sofía García
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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