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Megan R.

33 Reviews
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Starting at $79
  • Awarded The Edge of Realism from Abend Gallery
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Megan R.

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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

I have taught over 500 beginners how to paint. I have also helped young artist build their portfolio and professional artist get ready for art shows. You might be a beginner, want a creative hobby or coming back to art after a long break - I have the education and experience to help you. Thanks for

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Hope O.
first lesson was great. It's a perfect way for my niece to get her art credit for school each week. thank you
cari R.
This is exactly what I’ve been looking for! Megan is an excellent teacher
Joneah Johnson
she is inspiring, nice, caring, and gives you time when you need it
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Yuliya L.

1 Review
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Starting at $100
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Yuliya L.

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About Yuliya

I am a classically trained artist who works primarily in oil. My main genre is portraiture and I have taught life drawing and portrait painting in both the UK and USA. I have many years of experience and teach from foundations of painting and drawing to more complex subjects like colour theory an

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Jennifer Wortham
Beautiful studio and location. Yuliya is patient, kind, and exceptionally talented. She explained everything so I could easily grasp the concepts. The experience was truely awesome.
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Giuseppe B.

43 Reviews
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Starting at $80
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Digital Media Arts from TCI The College Of Technology
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Giuseppe B.

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We will learn how to draw from real life/still life to paper with graphite, ink or charcoal. We will understand line forms, shading styles and line control. We will gain a strong foundation understanding of using basic shapes to get final images.

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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Explained what I needed to know very nicely and kept his teaching at a level very suitable for my current skill level. Will work a bit on the stuff we went through and do another follow-up lesson. Thanks
YUSI Z.
Guiseppe is great! He explained basic techniques very well and make sure I understand all before we move on the next.
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David L.

30 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA Studio Art from Wake Forest University
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David L.

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I’ve been teaching for a year and welcome students of all levels! My lessons are all about training your eye and mastering the foundational elements of art so you can draw anything from life our you imagine. I bring lots of practical techniques and old school methods introduced in a modern way that takes into account the interest of my students and keeps the learning fresh and fun.

At all of my lessons I introduce the works of an established modern or classical artist that either exemplifies the lesson of the day or is someone whose work or life story I think my student might find interesting. We don’t just learn how to draw or paint but also learn how to talk about art and make it more a part of your everyday life.

About David

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. Currently I draw and paint in my spare time. I love teaching art as a way to connect with other artist and creative people who lik

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Lia
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Very friendly, easy to follow, great explanations and details
Melissa
I really love this class I hope this never stops with every drawing (ad lost one) I'm getting better <3 (and at keeping them)
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Kelvin L.

137 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Awarded 4th National violin competition from Poland
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Kelvin L.

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I have been teaching drawing since 2001..I am available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of drawing/painting skills. I specialize in wild life...
Students will have simple step-by-step instructions make it fun and easy to draw lifelike animal friends, Just start with basic shapes and follow the illustrated examples and they will be creating their own amazing masterpieces in no time at all.

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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Laura H.
Thoroughly enjoyed the lesson. Kelvin is very knowledgable and enthusiastic.
Mike
Kelvin was great! Very professional and welcoming. He was very open to know what I waned to learn. Kelvin was also incredibly patient with me and did not pass any judgement whenever I made a mistake. I'm really looking forward to my next lesson with him.
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Emily S.

67 Reviews
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Starting at $80
  • Bachelor's in Fine Arts from Carnegie Mellon University
  • Awarded Dozzi Scholarship from Carnegie Mellon University
  • Teaching since 2014
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Emily S.

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I can teach drawing at any level. My goal is for the student to improve and work towards their desired achievements -- whether it's just to get better at drawing, work towards making a masterpiece, or putting together a portfolio to get into their desired art school.

In drawing, I'd work primarily in pencils or conte crayon. Otherwise the medium of choice could be digital (Photoshop or any similar digital medium).

I've been drawing since I was 4, and have graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a Bachelor's in Fine Arts. I've also worked for Disney Research for a year and a half, and now freelance as an artist for clients.

About Emily

I've been working professionally as an artist since 2009, making graphics and illustrations for clients and having worked for Disney Research for just over a year. I graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a Bachelor's in Fine Arts in 2012. I'm currently a freelance artist, but I also love

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Allie
My daughter very much enjoyed the class and working with Emily. She learned a lot and is very excited for her next lesson.
Josef
Good online/remote cartooning lessons for a 12 year old. Working with his interests, while laying the foundations of technique all the same.
Hollie H.
Emily is a gifted artist and teacher. She is very patient, encouraging, and informative. I have learned a lot from her and she is helping me with my perfectionism. I couldn't have asked for a better teacher for me! Thank you,
Emily.

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Average Cost of Online Drawing Lessons

The average cost of 60-minute drawing lessons is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $20 and $240 per hour.
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"Brendan is an incredible teacher.I have learnt more in few lessons than I did with other teachers.
His way of teaching makes me progressed and it is very encouraging for me."
Christine
Took Drawing lessons from Brendan L.
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"Kevin is helping our son with drawing skills and the improvement is outstanding! Excellent teacher and just what our son was looking for"
Samuel
Took Drawing lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Amazing! I'm excited about finally being able to draw photorealism!"
Stu
Took Drawing lessons from Megan R.
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"My work schedule has interrupted my lessons for a while now, but Kelvin is a kind hearted instructor who truly believes in developing his students.

I will continue lessons with him as soon as I can."
William
Took Drawing lessons from Kelvin L.
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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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"Jessica is really a great teacher and a nice person! She helps me from a completely beginner to finish a detailed pencil sketch portrait in 15hrs. Definitely recommended."
Jiani
Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
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"I learnt a lot just the first lesson.He is very nice and professional.I am looking forward to attending my next lesson."
Christine
Took Drawing lessons from Brendan L.
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"Mrs.Maggie is probably the best art teacher anyone could ask for! My son has been going to her classes for many years now and absolutely loves it. Mrs.Maggie posses vast amount of knowledge and experience in the field of art, and she is able to present all this knowledge in a way that the students can easily understand and pick up on. She is a very patient teacher and makes art fun and interesting for every student that she teaches. I would definitely recommend her to everyone."
Rashmi
Took Drawing lessons from Margarita M.
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"Jessica Maffia is not only a profoundly gifted and skilled professionally trained artist, but she is also a highly intuitive instructor. Jessica will happily meet you exactly where you are in your craft and inspire you to really improve, learn and grow in your drawing. Jessica's decade plus experience as an artist and teacher makes her a perfect instructor for those wanting to take their drawing practice more seriously and begin to master all the elements of this fine art. I have not had a more talented and inspiring instructor; Jessica evinces so much creative passion and artistic integrity that it becomes contagious. I am much better for having worked with her."
Tonie
Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
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"Ty was one of my student teachers through CIA’s art Ed program. Ty was a wonderful art teacher. He truly cares about his students and their success."
Kristin Smith
Took Drawing lessons from Ty'Jayh E.
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