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Kathy S.

36 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • MFA, Visual Arts from San Francisco Art Institute
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Kathy S.

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Become the artist you always wanted to be! Whether you are an aspiring artist, a total beginner, a teen building a competitive portfolio, or someone who's always wanted to learn to paint, I will help you develop your technical skills and find your voice as an artist! In our lessons, you will paint from life, exploring composition, concept, and mood through creative assignments. You will train your eye as you paint still lifes, landscapes, portraits, figures, abstractions, and beyond! I will show you examples of historical and contemporary painting as we practice a range of techniques. You will gain confidence through practice and experimentation as you work towards developing your own style as an artist! And most importantly, you’ll have fun! I can’t wait to work with you!

*Due to Covid-19 I am temporarily not offering at-home travel lessons. All lessons will be online only until further notice.

About Kathy

I’m Kathy and I am a professional artist and art educator in New York! I received my Masters of Fine Arts and the San Francisco Art Institute and my Bachelors degree at Skidmore College. I make painting and textile-based 3D installations and have shown widely in the Bay Area, New York, and Chi

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Scott
Kathy is great, she gave feedback on three of my paintings, we discussed what worked well and where I can improve as well as suggestions and examples of others works that are aligned with my style.
Shamail
I just want to stay with you!🥰
Shamail
I loooooove art!
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Megan R.

71 Reviews
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Starting at $95
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded The Edge of Realism from Abend Gallery
  • BFA Painting from Texas State University
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Megan R.

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I have taught over 500 students how to paint! Each painting lesson is tailored to your interest and where you want to develop skill. My schooling background is in figure painting, modern painting techniques, color theory and composition. I have been trained by masterful painters from all over the world and look forward to sharing all that I have learned with you.

About Megan

My background: When I'm not in my art studio creating oil paintings, I enjoy teaching others what I have learned in over a decade of schooling. I have trained with some of the top artists in the fine art industry and learned many of their secrets to share with you. My methods combine classical and

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I loved it it was challenging
Jeremy F.
Megan is a wonderful instructor with a friendly, nurturing attitude to help students learn their goals. She possesses a strong knowledge in surrealistic and realistic art and my time with her has been nothing but positive.
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Eli P.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $65
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
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Eli P.

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We'll be discussing color mixing and blending, dry brush vs wet brush, composition, color contrast, mood and theme-ing, and more!

About Eli

Hello! I am a professional artist and art teacher with 6 years of education experience. Previously I studied Studio Art at SUNY Binghamton. I've had my artwork hung in galleries, offices, restaurants and other venues around the Boston area. I've been hired for murals, book illustrations, private c

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Felix
My 10 y.o. son has taken several lessons with Eli and he loves every minute of them. Eli is skilled and patient. I highly recommend water color lessons with Eli.
Hunter
Eli is amazing with my 10 year old son. He is learning some basic drawing skills while having fun.
Brad
Excellent teacher!
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David Z.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $59
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BFA Fine Art Painting from Northern Illinois University
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David Z.

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Acrylic Painting Workshops have been proven winners in teaching the fundamentals of acrylic painting, Covering everything from stretching canvas, placing a protective coating and base, paints and brushes with examples to walk you through to creating wonderful pieces of art. For advanced levels the Grisalle method is a mature way of providing an underpainting study for your work.

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 display

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Daniel
Had a great lesson with David, Decided to purchase a few hour one time lesson to paint a picture with my wife. David did a great job. I was very happy how he accommodated us and the time he put in before the lesson.
Michelle C.
David explains well to what needs improvement and is very constructive to what needs to be done. I’m learning so much. It’s exciting
Karin
David is very experienced and knowledgeable for many art forms. And is very personable also.
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Melissa M.

37 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • History from University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
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Melissa M.

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

I have been painting for several years and I have studied many techniques.

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 i

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Raine
My 14 y/o daughter enjoyed her lessons.
Violet H.
Wonderful drawing lesson with my 4 year old daughter. My daughter looks forward to her next set of lessons with Melissa. I am grateful and I highly recommend!
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Roya M.

55 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • Speaks Farsi, English
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Roya M.

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I have more than 10 years of experience in teaching drawing and painting in university and college.
I cover realistic style to abstract art with watercolor, oil, or acrylic. Also, you will learn a variety of techniques like glazing, impasto, and alla prima. subject matter can start with still life and continue architecture, landscape, and figurative art.

About Roya

My name is Roya. I am a professional artist and educator, and I’m a professor in painting and drawing.It would be my pleasure to teach you painting or drawing. Over the last 10 years, I have taught painting and drawing, including figure drawing and painting courses in universities and colleges.

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Lisa Hermanns
Roya is very encouraging and pleasant to work with!!!She picks wonderful lessons that address your interests and skill level. I look forward to improving my drawing skills and growing as a student of art!!!!
Andrew
She is very niice and patient.
Becky
She was just wonderful in showing me different techniques with each lesson.

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Average Cost of Online Acrylic Painting Lessons

The average cost of 60-minute acrylic painting lessons is $75. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $122 per hour.
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"Very thorough and pedagogical. Had great impact on my painting."
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Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Roya is a kind, patient teacher. My daughter learned a couple new spray painting skills which will certainly help with her high school project. Thank you!"
Heather
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Roya M.
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Sandy
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sandy K.
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"Sandy is encouraging, flexible, conscientious, knowledgeable, and highly-talented. She had the unique ability to meet me where I was at in my painting journey early on."
Elizabeth Jane
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sandy K.
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"Sharon is an excellent instructor. She teaches a logical approach color theory through a series of assignments requiring a progression of limited color combinations. She emphasizes the importance of developing light and shadow to create and activate form. Anyone who wants to excel at painting will profit from her expertise."
Dr. Mike
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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"David is very experienced and knowledgeable for many art forms. And is very personable also."
Karin
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from David Z.
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"She is great! I have learned a lot and had so much fun with her.
She refreshed my mind after 17 years of not touching any brush neither doing any sketching....
I highly recommend her and can't wait for her upcoming classes in her own studio!"
Manifa
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Joe is an awesome instructor. He let me take my time and had a tremendous amount of patience. He was very easy to work with and very detailed. I can't wait for my next class!"
Rachel
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"This was such an amazing experiences. It was a random gift that I did not know I would love so much. I hope you all get to take classes with Sharron."
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Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharron J.
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"My nephew had a great time. Thank you!"
Jeremiah
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Deepali L.
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