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Megan R.

37 Reviews
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Starting at $90
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • BFA Painting from Texas State University
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Megan R.

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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.

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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Yuliya L.

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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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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.
Would be delighted to share many years of experience and teach from foundations of painting and drawing to more complex subjects like colour theory and composition.
My studio is located in downtown Santa Barbara but I am happy to travel and teach at your home as well as teach painting landscapes outdoors.

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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Eli P.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $65
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • BA in Studio Art, Drawing Concentration from Binghamton University
  • 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 theming, and more! How to properly use and dispose of mineral spirits, clean your materials, and the benefits of oil paints as a medium, etc..

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
  • BA Studio Art from Wake Forest University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
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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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Roya M.

37 Reviews
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Starting at $44
  • Speaks English, Farsi
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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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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Kelvin L.

141 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaches students 4 to 80
  • Teaching since 1984
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Kelvin L.

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Students will identify a place that is special to them and represent the place and what makes it special through words and oil painting
“My students love this program! Truly, what an amazing gift this has been to our art community! Never have I felt so competent in incorporating art integration into my curriculum.”

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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The average cost of 60-minute oil painting lessons is $81. 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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"She is so patient to explain oil painting skills. I like her a lot!"
YANYI
Took Oil Painting lessons from Sondra S.
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"Aaaaaaamazing so far soooo good . 👍🏾"
Efat
Took Oil Painting lessons from Deron C.
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"Megan is very patient, easy going and super talented. The perfect instructor. I am an amateur and learned so much in just one lesson. Definitely booking more appointments."
Nancy
Took Oil Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"I have been taking lessons with Kai for a few months. Kai is an excellent teacher and an exceptional artist. I have been enjoying these classes."
Nish
Took Oil Painting lessons from Kai Lun Q.
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"Roya is fantastic. Could not ask for a better instructor. Very good and caring. She has helped me with water colors, oils, and acrylics. I am blessed to have found such a wonderful artist, instructor, and friend.
Chuck"
Charles (Chuck)
Took Oil Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"Excellent teacher. Explains color mixing in a very practical manner and breaks things down well."
Shanker
Took Oil Painting lessons from Tiffany S.
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"What a great lesson. Roya looked at some paintings that I had previously done and had a great lesson ready for me"
Sheri
Took Oil Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"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."
Jennifer Wortham
Took Oil Painting lessons from Yuliya L.
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"Really enjoyed my first lesson. I came away with practical knowledge that will help me make progress in this challenging medium."
Patrick
Took Oil Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"Highly skilled painter that encourages students to draw, look closely and make at least three thumbnails sketches in vale’s before painting. She always takes gently with students, ask questions to better understand the student and at times shows a more clear direction."
J.M.W.
Took Oil Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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