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Anthony G.

22 Reviews
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  • Awarded GRAND PRIZE from Highlands Festival At Waterloo Art Show
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2003
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Anthony G.

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I want to help you to become a better artist and have fun while you’re doing it! My style of teaching is to tell you about powerful ways to approach your drawings that will boost your technical ability as fast as possible. In other words, I’m going to help you to make your art look like the thing you’re drawing. But I won’t rush you through it! We’ll take as long as you need to get a good understanding of the most important aspects of the lesson. We can focus on what you are most interested in learning about. Want to learn how to draw faces better? Or maybe improve your proportions for drawing a full body person? Pets, landscapes, still life, it’s your choice because I work for you. Each of these are unique subjects, but there are certain fundamentals that apply to all of them which I will help you with to give your drawings more of a “pop out” look! Some of those things are learning to see values (light and dark), negative space, and how angles and relationships of different elements

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I want to help you make huge leaps in your skills to become a better artist than you even thought was possible! Whatever you want to create, you can do it! Private lessons can save a lot of time and keep you on the right path for your personal individual needs, where ever you are on your way to bec

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Anthony has quickly accelerated my 10 yo daughter's drawing abilities. He has taken a natural interest of hers and turned it into a skill. He is careful, patient and dedicated to his students. I highly recommend him!
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Eli P.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $65
  • BA in Studio Art, Drawing Concentration from Binghamton University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Eli P.

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I've been teaching drawing classes to students of all ages and group sizes for the last 6 years. In my Drawing lessons we'll learn about basic technical concepts and techniques with different tools. We'll discuss how to apply those techniques to different images and scenes, and how to use them most effectively. Well also learn from classic pieces of art and historic artists. Lessons can also be tailored towards students individual interests while also giving a well rounded education.

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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Megan R.

72 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Awarded The Edge of Realism from Abend Gallery
  • BFA Painting from Texas State University
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Megan R.

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Do you want to learn how to draw a human figure, create portraits, draw your dog or sketch the outdoors? I have the experience to guide you! Drawing teacher of 10 years, I have taught students of all experience levels. You will receive notes and step by step instructions during your art class. I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of drawing skills. I have been trained in classical methods that get fast results with steady practice. Private and Group classes offered.

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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Gary
Megan is an outstanding artist as I noted seeing her portfolio and some work she shared at the start of our lesson but a great teacher as well! Very positive, easy to understand, clear about next steps and gives homework to do on if you want to really dig in. Looking forward to the next session!
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I loved it it was challenging
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Jessica M.

21 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish
  • High School from Hunter College High School
  • Teaches Beginner
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Jessica M.

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Would you like to learn to draw the world around you? Look no further! I am a professional, exhibiting visual artist and drawing is my passion! I have a Masters in Education and have been teaching for over 10 years. I have experience with adults and children alike and absolute beginners are welcome. I will design a personalized curriculum to fit your needs. I will show you how to train your hand to work with your eyes, how to draw light and shadow, perspective, contours, how to use your materials, and much much more!

About Jessica

I am a visual artist who has been exhibiting my artwork across the US since 2009 and teaching since 2006. I got my BA from Vassar College, and a Masters in Education through the NYC Teaching Fellows program. I am deeply passionate about drawing and love to share this passion with others. I believe

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Michelle
Jessica is amazing my daughter is taking drawing lessons and absolutely loves her. Jessica is so kind and patient and is amazing with kids. She takes her time explains everything and makes learning to draw fun. I would definitely recommend her to anyone from beginning to advanced.
Tallulah
My kids loved her i loved her - whats not to love - she was only meant to have my oldest but my youngest also joined and a friend of theirs - Jessica was super accommodating and now has a super fan in my youngest who sat for two hours without getting bored - Thanks Jessica
Kinsley E.
She was lovely. The internet was a little tricky but I think we got it figured out towards the end. Excited for the next one!
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David Z.

8 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • BFA Fine Art Painting from Northern Illinois University
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David Z.

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Based upon a strict but fun adherence to keeping a sketchbook and a journal drawing gets improved. We start out with what makes a drawing for beginners and move through tones and values for intermediates by sticking to my formula for success. this includes using a sketchbook with assigned black and white photos every two weeks with grey scales entered.

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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Sandy K.

16 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Bachelor of Fine Art, Suma Cum Laude, Painting from Columbus College of Art and Design
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Sandy K.

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To draw is to be fearless. If you are interested in drawing from life, then I can assist by teaching you the basics or show you how to improve your skill set. I work as a professional artist and have a great deal of knowledge about materials and processes. I enjoy working in ink, pencil (graphite and colored), charcoal, and pastel (oil and soft). I am also into combining media. I have taught for over a decade and my students range in age from children to senior citizens.

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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Misti H.
I’ve only had one lesson but great teacher. Patient, answers questions, explains things well n
Ethan Z.
My son Ethan was set satisfied and would like to continue for more lessons with Sandy !
Seife T.
My first class with Sandy was very informative and helpful. I am looking forward to my next session.

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The average cost of 60-minute online drawing lessons is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $175 per hour.
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"Megan is an outstanding artist as I noted seeing her portfolio and some work she shared at the start of our lesson but a great teacher as well! Very positive, easy to understand, clear about next steps and gives homework to do on if you want to really dig in. Looking forward to the next session!"
Gary
Took Drawing lessons from Megan R.
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"I love my lessons! I’m studying interior design and I thought it would help my development if I learned to draw properly. The kind of intense observation that Eileen teaches has also really helped my design projects. She’s great!"
Maya
Took Drawing lessons from Eileen M.
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"Nicolle is personable and fun to be around for starters. But even better she is knowledgeable about art and able to teach in a way that my ten year old relates to and understands and learns from. And to top it all off she is very punctual."
Emery
Took Drawing lessons from Nicole P.
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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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"my son loves comics and he had fun learning to draw all kinds of heroes!!!
Jason is great and has all kinds of techniques to draw characters.
we have a gallery in a play room of months of work.
Thank you, Jason"
elena
Took Drawing lessons from Jason M.
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"Just doing one lesson with lines has increased the wealth of my skill quite a bit. I love how Joe gave direct instructions, yet room for creativity. The lesson was great fun and I realized that I CAN actually draw!"
Ann
Took Drawing lessons from Joe B.
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"Deron was wonderful to work with and very communicative. My son enjoyed his art lesson."
Kai
Took Drawing lessons from Deron C.
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"Definitely knows what he's talking about!"
Tyler
Took Drawing lessons from Joe B.
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"Eileen was fun, funny, and extremely experienced both as an artist and a teacher. We covered a ton in one hour. Highly recommended!!!!"
Jason
Took Drawing lessons from Eileen M.
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"Thanx Maggie to provide this platform to express our gratitude & appreciation for all your efforts , time & energy, imparting your art knowledge to your students.
Richa is fortunate to be your student for past 5 years. She enjoys your art class & always looks forward for those fun projects, which makes her enthusiastic.
We are privileged to have you as our art teacher."
Sridevi Nalli
Took Drawing lessons from Margarita D.
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Online Drawing Lessons

For some, drawing is a talent that comes naturally to them. It’s something that they are innately good at and a skill that they always have room to grow. For others, drawing is a challenging art form that can take years to master. No matter where your drawing talents fall on this spectrum, private online drawing lessons can help you improve and bring your skills to the next level.

Here at TakeLessons, we offer virtual drawing classes that are ideal for students of all ages and levels. If you’re looking to improve your drawings for personal or professional reasons, our lessons may be the right choice for you.

Why Take Online Drawing Lessons?

Long gone are the days when you had to drive to a classroom and meet with a teacher in order to receive instruction. Today,

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it’s easier than ever to learn through an online platform. These days, there are countless courses available online, from extracurricular activities to university-level classes. No matter what you’d like to learn, there’s a good chance you can find it.

Here at TakeLessons, we understand the importance of online instruction. Our online courses provide you with the freedom and flexibility to learn where and when is most convenient for you. When you sign up for our online drawing courses, you can begin learning on your schedule.

You can connect with an instructor who is available whenever you are, whether that’s morning, afternoon, or evening on weekdays or weekends. As long as you have internet access, you can log on with your laptop, smartphone, or computer and web camera. Begin receiving instruction from your kitchen, living room, or even home office. With our online drawing classes, you will have a flexible and convenient learning experience every time. It’s never been easier to start learning or improving a skill.

The Benefits of an Online Drawing Instructor

Signing up for online drawing lessons with us means you will receive one-on-one coaching. No matter where you are in your drawing journey, your private instructor will help you meet your goals. Our instructors work with every kind of student, from beginners just picking up a pencil to advanced students looking to master their skills.

During your online drawing classes, learn about all the different drawing styles or focus on a specific skill. Work your way toward producing gallery-worthy prints or simply improve your illustrations for your own enjoyment. Your private drawing instructor will be by your side, offering expert advice and guidance every step of the way.

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Here at TakeLessons, we let you choose your preferred drawing instructor. Browse through our listing of certified teachers to find your ideal one. You can review their profiles, read feedback from previous students, and check out their availability. You can even start a conversation with your tutor in advance to see if it’s a good match.

Ready to impress everyone with your new and improved drawing skills? Sign up for our virtual drawing classes today!

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