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What works for you? Online lesson or local teacher? Either way, your acrylic painting lessons are live, interactive, and customized for you.

Sandy K.

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

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Students can expect to focus on learning a good foundation. I am familiar with several different approaches when working with acrylic paints. They include but are not limited to; direct painting, graphic approach, building up of layers using glazes and dry brushing. I also sensitive to the surfaces acrylic is used on; paper, canvas, fabric, metal and wood are just a few.

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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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!
Dove
My daughter was comfortable and enjoyed her first lesson. We will definitely continue!
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Megan R.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $90
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded The Edge of Realism from Abend Gallery
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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

*NEW GROUP ART ClASSROOM NOW OPEN * Meeting each week in Zoom, watch high resolution step by step live classes every week! Beginner friendly drawing and painting assignments provide the new art student and experienced art student a strong foundation. Live Q and A each class to answer your qu

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Jaime B.
I totally enjoyed my watercolor lesson with Megan -- a birthday gift from my kids. Although I've dabbled in watercolors previously, Megan taught me a few formal techniques which I used to create a small finished piece and which I will be able to use going forward. I got a lot out of our two hours together!
Janet S.
Megan does a great job of pacing the lesson with good examples.
Janet S.
Megan paces the lesson very well.
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Eli P.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $65
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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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

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Katie H.
Eli is so nice and good at drawing - Tali (6)
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Gwen / Jeffrey T.
He's fantastic. My son, who is 8, loves the lessons and his drawing has improved immensely. Eli is a natural teacher and is really great with kids. Highly recommend.

We started with the lessons being in-home but have transitioned to online and those have been working out great too.
Leah F.
Super friendly and helpful!
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David L.

39 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2017
  • 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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Asia G.
Mr. David was very patient, and kind, while working with my son. He made the lessons very enjoyable. :)
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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 :)
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Giuseppe B.

43 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students Male: 3 and up; Female: 5 and up
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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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Sabeen
Loved my lesson! Helped me clear my doubts about fundamentals basics of photography. Great teacher and caters to students need.
Richard S.
My first session with Giuseppe covered various aspects of composition and white balance. Both topics were explained clearly and reinforced with graphics.
He addressed all of my questions.
Audra Delfosse
Giuseppe is knowledgeable and exceptional at teaching his craft. His style of teaching helps you to learn the program quickly without feeling overwhelmed. Highly recommend!
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Roya M.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $44
  • Speaks English, Farsi
  • Teaching since 2008
  • M.F.A from NMSU
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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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Edna
My daughter really enjoyed her lesson. Roya did very nice job of giving instructions
evelyn mann
Roya was wonderful with my 11 year old granddaughter who loves anime. Even though anime is not what she normally teaches, she came up with fun lessons which my granddaughter enjoyed. She is very dedicated and an exceptional teacher. So glad I found her!
Sheri
What a great lesson. Roya looked at some paintings that I had previously done and had a great lesson ready for me

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Average Cost of Online Acrylic Painting Lessons

The average cost of 60-minute acrylic painting lessons is $76. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $33 and $122 per hour.
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$62 average
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"Sharon McNeil is a talented instructor. She is able to assist students in retaining crucial information regarding source of light, shadow placement and overall composition. She is skilled at color mixing. In our classes she set up large still life arrangements at the center of the room that were our focus. She provided painting demonstrations that helped put theory into action. A good teacher."
Nancy
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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"I loved my class, Sondra focused on exactly what I was trying to achieve and showed me some excellent techniques to achieve the look I was going after."
Anna
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sondra S.
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"Sondra is really well-versed in blending colors, laying out a composition, where to work freely and where to ficus on detail, etc. She's also able to explain things well, and to follow through with advice as things come up. Patient, too. Highly recommended!"
Phil
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sondra S.
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"Kathy is a patient, enthusiastic teacher! She makes her students feel comfortable but also challenged. Kathy is an experienced teacher and artist, and she works hard for her students. She will really help you become a better artist. Definitely take her classes!"
Josh
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Kathy S.
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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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"Loren is a delight! She taught me how to create a beautiful floral painting step by step. She gave enough instruction to learn proper technique but gave me enough space to allow me to be creative with my painting. I highly recommend Loren to teach you how to create beautiful acrylic paintings!"
Charissa
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Loren P.
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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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"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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"My first lesson was incredible! Sondra is such a good instructor. She explained and demonstrated each technique with knowledge and patience. I am painting my first painting and I am thrilled with the results. She is very good at her craft and teaching techniques."
Janice
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sondra S.
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"I am a beginner and was stuck w not knowing how to get a particular look I liked in my paintings. She showed me several techniques and different mediums to use. She was very helpful!"
Sue
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Keffie L.
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