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Roya M.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $44
  • Speaks english, Farsi
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • M.F.A from NMSU
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Roya M.

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Online Watercolor Painting Teacher

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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Darya
Roya is Amazing!!!! The first time I went to Roya, she asked me what exactly I wanted to learn, and really tailored my lessons to encompass all my interests and things that were important to me. She is patient, sweet, and THE BEST teacher I have ever had (that's a lot coming from an art major).

I have changed many private teachers in the last few years, and ever since I found Roya, I couldn't imagine having anyone else teach me. She is truly a golden treasure.

I have seen her teach to people of all levels, and she has been incredible with every single one of them. No matter your level, she will teach you what you want to learn.
Mani
Roya is an amazing teacher! I have no artistic talent but she was able to teach even me to draw. She’s patient kind and thoughtful and will sit with you until you have mastered everything you need to know.
Reed
Roya was very helpful and taught many new techniques that will easily be applied on my own. Would definitely recommend lessons with Roya.
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Megan R.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $85
  • Awarded The Edge of Realism from Abend Gallery
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Megan R.

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Online Watercolor Painting Teacher

I will show you the basics of watercolor, animals, faces or landscapes ! Water color is a relaxing and meditative medium perfect for a busy life to slow down and appreciate the creative flow.

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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Lee
Had a great lesson with Megan. Got the basics of watercolor down to where I could actually paint a picture. Looking forward to seeing if I can create many more!
Jacqueline
We had a basic first lesson in atmospheric perspective and painted a mountain landscape. Lesson was excellent!
Laurent
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Kelvin L.

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

135 Reviews
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I have been teaching water painting for almost 10 years..
This is a very exciting class! Students will learn How to Paint Watercolors, How to hold a watercolor brush and Basic Brush Control Exercises etc...
I will get you started and perhaps inspire you, as a watercolor painter. I can supply lessons on the craft and skills, but purpose is what is driving you to want to try to create art. What that vision is, is unique for everyone. The footsteps of the path that lies before you are yours to follow until you can find your own path.
So what are you waiting for ? Sign up your lesson today!

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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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.
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Melissa M.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Melissa M.

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Online Watercolor Painting Teacher

Lessons would be individualized to focus on areas that need the most guidance.

About Melissa

I have been teaching since 2006 on a variety of topics. I graduated with an BA from the University of Wisconsin. My degree is in History with and emphasis on East Asian history. I've taught all age groups from age 2 up to retirees. My teaching experience includes one-on-one and group classes

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Alexandra
Melissa is patient, explains the concepts very well, she is hands on and makes the lessons very entertaining and dynamic. The way she selects the material for her students she finds the right balance between effective learning, fun and interesting. We are very fortunate to have her as a piano teacher.
Sevval N.
She was so kind and helpful toward my kids for the fist day.
Youjia S.
My daughter struggled to stay focused for the whole one hour. It would be better to have video conference option so she can see the teacher.
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Daniel M.

85 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Russian
  • Teaches students 7 to 60
  • Language and Literature from Baptist University of the Americas
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Daniel M.

85 Reviews
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Online Watercolor Painting Teacher

If you are a beginner, I will help you to feel confident on your skills.

About Daniel

I love teaching, I can teach you at where you at and take you where you need to be. I only need a student with the desire to learn and to practice. I like to help students realize they have the intelligence and ability to solve the problems on their own, they just need the right direction. Nothi

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An absolutely great teacher. Is Always patient and courteous, and does a great job making sure everything is well understood in a problem before moving on.
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Deron C.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Fine Art from UCLA
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Deron C.

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Teaching artist Deron Cohen will guide you step-by-step through how to re-create an image in watercolor paint. Learn techniques and tricks!

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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Zaki
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. :)
Nancy
It was great! Deron had me pick out a subject and send him the image ahead of time. He had it printed out and ready to go when I got there, along with the paint colors, brushes and everything. Very impressed with his organization. He went at just the right speed for me and we actually made good progress. I'm looking forward to the next lesson!
Luke K.
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The average cost of 60-minute watercolor 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 $34 and $151 per hour.
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"Melissa was a great teacher. She was clear, patient, and provided the right amount of instruction. She provided very interesting information about the subject. I really enjoyed the lesson and will continue."
- Diana
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Melissa M.
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"Personable and knowledgeable, it’s going to be productive working with Lily. I told her that these were my first formal lessons and she covered basic techniques and situations when they could be used to their greatest advantage. She listens closely and offered solutions to issues she was able to identify with her expertise. Complimentary and encouraging, she is a great instructor."
- Connie
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Lily S.
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"I learned A LOT about painting. It was a great first class. Thank you."
- Carla
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Melissa M.
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"Best painter in the west!!! Love this man mucho, definitely recommend!"
- Wyatt
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Sheldon M.
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"What a pleasure it was having Sheldon come in and teach our youth! We planned a night of creativity for our youth at our church and Sheldon kindly volunteered and provided materials for our teens to have an awesome experience. He gave expert advise and technique but also embraced everyone creative side. Hope to have another night with Sheldon as our teacher. Super fun night!!"
- Ernesto Meza
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Sheldon M.
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"Wonderful lesson... my daughter loved it!"
- Elizabeth
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Deron C.
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"Lesson was really fun and we got farther than I expected to in the first session! Kathy was prompt, polite, and professional. Thanks so much!"
- Lauren
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Kathy S.
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"After viewing some of my paintings she was spot on identifying bad habits and offered many ways to improve. She is immensely skilled as a diagnostician. She presented her points clearly and fully without being condescending. Very much worth the investment. Can’t wait for the next lesson. Due warning. She can assign homework."
- Connie
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"Megan was delightful and I learned so much! I highly recommend taking a class with her."
- Jean
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Outstanding teacher! Took lessons with my kids. Megan is wonderful!"
- Chris
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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