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Ruth E.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Awarded Emmy Award for the First Season of The Simpsons from The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Ruth E.

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Whether your interest is traditional or digital art, I work with you to draw out your highest potential.
Learn to 'See What You're Looking At' and discover the story YOU want to tell.
Please see some of my work on my profile page.

About Ruth

As an Emmy award winning animation artist with 27 years in the animation industry, I founded the non profit, EDU DESIGNS, to bring the arts back into schools. Check out my blog there for more information. I created the first Art Textbook to reference Math Standards to help teachers without an ar

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clarissa
Ruth was amazingly helpful. She was clear knowledgeable and a great communicator. She was able to solve all my issues and answer all my questions. I highly recommend her as a teacher for illustration
Claire
My 1st animation lesson with Ruthie was a BLAST! She had me share my project ideas in writing before we met so she had a sense of what I wanted to work on, and helped me clarify my vision. Even though I’m a beginner at animation, Ruthie used her expertise and wonderful teaching style to help me learn some basic skills with a new program so that I can try things on my own. I can’t wait for my next lesson! Thank you Ruthie!
Dennis G.
A gem of an instructor. Knowledgeable, pleasant and willing to teach. She first inquired what I wanted to accomplish and followed through with it. This had to be the best instructional hour I've had in Photoshop.
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Giuseppe B.

65 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 3 and up; Female: 5 and up
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Giuseppe B.

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We will cover the process of conceptualizing and idea and bringing it to life using typical fine art processes with various mediums as well as explore digital process to fascilitate the workflow and process of developing an idea.

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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Eduardo L.
Just had my first lesson with Guiseppe, and should a great experience bought a 5 pack!
jen
very easy to follow and finally understand how things interact....looking forward to next lesson.
Lisa
As expected another awesome course and experience. Thanks for helping me stretch my brain, and i look forward to continuing this journey with an excellent instructor.
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Deron C.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelor of Fine Art from UCLA
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Deron C.

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Learn how to render what you want to illustrate. Draw what you see.

About Deron

I am a San Diego native and have shown my paintings extensively throughout San Diego. It wasn't until several years after I graduated from UCLA in 1994 with a Bachelors in Fine Arts, that I really tried to show my work in galleries. Most recently, my work has been in shows at Project X Gallery, Th

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Amanda G.
Deron helped me simplify my technique so painting will be enjoyable and I will be so much better at it! I am thrilled
Kai C.
Deron was wonderful to work with and very communicative. My son enjoyed his art lesson.
Joe
Strong recommendation for Deron. I had a 2 hr lesson where I had specific things I wanted to do and learn, and he delivered. Very flexible in the lesson, and great instruction!

Katherine V.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Advertising and Graphic Design from Art Center College of Design
  • Teaching since 2011
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Katherine V.

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This class is for those who ready have some drawing skills and want to illustrate using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.

About Katherine

I look forward to tutoring you. I teach Graphic Design, Adobe Creative Suite, Drawing, PowerPoint and more. I graduated from the Art Center College of Design, in Pasadena, CA. and later took some additional classes at UCLA. I taught graphic design and illustration at Woodbury University. I've w

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Matthew M.
Katherine's lessons are absolutely brilliant. She is kind, informative and so patient. I'm only sad that I cant have a lesson with her every day!
Matthew M.
Brilliant first session. clear, informative and really helpful. Good progress.
Alden
great to work with.
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Brendan L.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $79
  • Illustration from Lesley
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Brendan L.

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I teach beginner, intermediate, and advance students at any age.
Don't hesitate to reach out with any questions!

About Brendan

Hey I'm Brendan! I'm an Artist, Oil Painter, Illustrator, Teacher, and Owner of Aspire Art Boards. My classes offer an individualized lesson plan and an invigorating method of learning the processes of painting and drawing. We start with the fundamentals - this includes line, shape, proportio

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Jacob
Brendan is a lovely instructor. He provides a very casual experience but without skipping on the technical know how.

I was a more advanced student of his, so at times it felt like more a a collaboration, but i was still able to learn from him.
Mike
Such a great teacher! Brendan knows his stuff and his artwork is awesome. I learned so much from being his student.
Ryan
It's quite informative being taught Brendan. He teaches the nuances of painting without getting overly technical. His approach is keep it simple and fun. I highly recommend Brendan as an art instructor.
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Ashley Kaye S.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Art Education from Brigham Young University of Idaho
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ashley Kaye S.

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Whether you want to work digitally, or with traditional pen and paper, I'm here to help you grow yoru imagination and use it to its full potential to create beautiful illustrations and works of art.

About Ashley Kaye

Hey! Kaye the Artist here. I truly believe that anyone can learn to draw if they have the right attitude and the right teacher. I am that teacher! In high school I had a teacher who believed in me and helped me to foster my talents to the best of their ability. Unfortunately as is often the case

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Lily
My soon be 10 year old daughter absolutely loved the energy and teaching style of Ashley. As a parent it's great to see my daughter glow from what she learned in the one hour first class. Excited to see what she learns on the future!
Scott
Great introductory session, looking forward to learning more.

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Average Cost of Online Illustration Lessons

The average cost of 60-minute illustration lessons is $59. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $92 per hour.
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$48 average
60 min
$59 average

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"Deron is an absolute joy to work with. My dude ran off immediately after the lesson to draw some more. Now that's a positive review. :)"
Zaki
Took Illustration lessons from Deron C.