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Ken G.

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

43 Reviews
Ridgewood, NY
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Digital Media Arts from TCI The College Of Technology
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Giuseppe B.

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As my student you will learn very important basic to intermediate foundation knowledge of the painting process. This involves Color theory, canvas preparations (wood, Canvas and other substrate choices), Brush selections, Mediums and thinning, Paint storage and reusing. We will work on transferring ideas from still life or sketch to canvas. We will cover brush stroke effects, blending, highlighting and work processes for an efficient and most importantly fun workflow.

About Giuseppe

Hello, my name is Giuseppe. 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

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Audra D.
Giuseppe was phenomenal!!! I had my first lesson and I he helped me to grasp Photoshop much easier than all other tutorials I've tried on my own. I highly recommend!!
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Giuseppe is an excellent teacher. I am starting to understand the mysteries of photoshop. By the way I am a 67 year old ophthalmologist, so if he can teach me he can teach anyone :-) I am going to continue having lessons. I am actually quite excited. Something totally new for me.

Sylvia L.

9 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $43
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sylvia L.

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Experienced fashion designer and illustrator of 9 years available to teach eager students of all experience, levels and ages! I adjust and build my lesson structure so students learn what they are interested in and want to learn, while building strong foundations of basic sketching in different mediums such as pencil, ink, paint, charcoal and mixed media. The subject of illustration can be catered to whatever the student's interest is in.

About Sylvia

Hello! My name is Sylvia and I'm here to help you learn a new skill or master it to a new level! I've been teaching private lessons since 2001 and am currently available to teach lessons at your home, at the public library, in my studio and online. I have loved helping my students with education cl

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Antoine
Sylvia was great during my first session. She was very patient and understanding being that I was new to adobe illustrator. Her step by step approach was very helpful.
William
I took my first class with Sylvia this week and she is a very good teacher. She helped me learn a new skill on first class by showing me than having me do the same tasks. She is patient, straight forward in her instructions and a clear communicator. I have signed up for 3 more classes because of my first class with her
Raphael
Sylvia is an excellent teacher. I was starting from scratch, and she was able to quickly teach me how to do numerous important tasks relative to what I was looking to accomplish. I recommend her without reservation.

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Josiah J.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 18 to 65
  • Associates in Applied Science for Digital Photography from Mesa Community College
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Josiah J.

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As a student on track towards my Associates in Applied science for Digital Photography, I've learned a tremendous amount of knowledge and skills that I'm eager to share with my own photography students.

From learning the basic functions of your camera, to composing a great photograph, to managing and editing your photographs, I'm happy to share my knowledge with you.

About Josiah

I'm a professional website designer, internet marketer, photographer, and visual artist. I have a wide range of skills, talents, and interests from coding CSS and HTML, to manipulating photos, and making fine art paintings. Despite the medium, above all else, I am visual artist and designer. Wi

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Paul Sherwood
Awesome!! We really connected and he was able to determine my skill set and already helped me in my PS learning.
Kristi
Josiah gave clear explanations. He was well-organized and knowledgeable. I will schedule more sessions with him in the future.
Garrett B.
Josiah is awesome. He develops an organized lesson plan with set goals in mind. I have learned a tremendous amount already.
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David L.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • BA Studio Art from Wake Forest University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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David L.

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Painting is a great creative outlet for people to spend time relaxing and make something beautiful that brings you pride and joy. Anyone can paint! All it takes is time and a willingness to make mistakes and learn from them. I’ve been painting for over 10 years and teaching for 3. I welcome all students who are interested in picking up painting as new hobby or returning after a long time away. We’ll build out your painting techniques and color theory so you can paint from real life or something abstract.

About David

I have been teaching drawing and painting for over three years one-on-one and in groups, both in person and online. I have a bachelors degree in printmaking and oil painting and spent some time in Florence, Italy studying painting and drawing by studying the High Renaissance masters. I have a full

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Melissa
I really love this class david is a great teacher and great t teching, he has a nice personlity and overall is just amazig :)
Melissa
I honstely really like this drawing lesson and teahcer david and the time it uses are both very helpful and amazing he always makes me have a good day :)
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Mingla C.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Thai
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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Mingla C.

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- Knowing your equipment
- Portrait, landscape, wildlife, products photography
- Photo Composition
- Lighting
- Secrets to get likes on social media

About Mingla

Being encouraging and developing positive attitude towards a particular subject are my teaching secrets.

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Emma
Very informative and patient, willing to go over whatever you need however many times you want.
Saba A.
Great first lesson! Mingla is a patient teacher and gives clear instructions.
Jintanat A.
I am Thai and although I speak Thai to my children (ages 12 yrs and 9 yrs old), they refused to answer in Thai. Mingla has formed a great rapport with them and they have already made excellent progress after just a few lessons. I highly recommend Mingla.

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"Roya is very personable, very patient, and very encouraging. She listens to what I want to accomplish and works with me to try to help me accomplish that. I highly recommend her. I am very pleased with her classes. She has a nice set up and it is a good environment to learn in."
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Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"My first lesson was yesterday. Julie is very easy to talk to, which is great for someone as introverted as I am. She is thorough in gaining an understanding of what you want to learn and gives several “homework” assignments for you to work on before your next lesson. I’m looking forward to our next session."
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Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"My classes with Professor McNeil were amazing. While her courses are not easy, they are extremely rewarding. She has an uncanny ability to make otherwise difficult techniques achievable, easy to understand and fun to practice. While taking her classes, through her way of teaching I wanted to paint more, draw more and felt confident to do it. I cannot dream up a better teacher, she is patient, inspiring, and pushes you to try new techniques in a way that you don't realise until you're practicing them. If you take her classes you'll only want to take more."
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Took Drawing lessons from Sharon M.
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"Eli has been teaching my son (8) and he loves his drawing lessons! He helps teach techniques that we wanted to focus on and I have already seen an improvement. The lessons are fun while being instructive and Eli keeps my son engaged. Eli has been professional and has very good communication skills, we have had a great experience!"
Ellis
Took Drawing lessons from Eli P.
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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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Tyler
Took Drawing lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"I had a great abstract painting session with Roya. She had some sample pictues of the abstract art style I like. She gave me a bit of background about what it entails. I felt comfortable getting started and she gave me the direction I was looking for. Thanks!!!
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Sonia
Took Abstract Painting lessons from Roya M.
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