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Teresita D.

2 Reviews
Tualatin, OR
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Best Of from Lessons.com
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Teresita D.

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Basic to intermediate hands on illustration with pen & ink, marker, gouache, watercolor, pencil or oil pastels in a hands on class tailored to your skill level, style and subject matter preference.
For the first class I would provide materials and then give you recommendations on materials that you could purchase.

About Teresita

ART: I love making art accessible to everyone. I am passionate about helping people get in touch with the artist that lives within them. Many people think they're "not good at art" but my philosophy is that you can be good at art as long as it makes you feel something. If you enjoy it, that's good

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Karthika
Terri has been a great teacher with my children. She elicits cooperation without being authoritarian. My kids are always asking when class is and are super excited when she rings our doorbell. I can't imagine a better endorsement
Amber
Having a great time learning watercolor from Teresita! She's very clear with her instructions and super patient with me. She incorporates art theory into every class combined with an enjoyable exercise/piece.
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Giuseppe B.

67 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • 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 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 I

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Sashkumar P.
I Just finish my first Photography lessons with Giuseppe . Very knowledgeable easy to follow great experience ,highly recommend .I will do more lessons in the future!!
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.
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Ruth E.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Speaks
  • Awarded Emmy Award for the First Season of The Simpsons from The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
  • Teaching since 2007
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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 art

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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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Heather T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Heather T.

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I can provide you with constructive critique as you progress in your work. This also helps motivate students to take a step back and objectively look at where they are now and how far they have come with their work. As a person who is constantly evolving as an artist myself, it is important to bounce ideas off of others to help you improve and get a better understanding on how to develop your own style with your art.

I enjoy the impact art of any kind has on society and others. Art can be used to communicate many things and in many different forms. Also art is subjective and beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Not everyone will love your art expression but it is important that you're passionate about your work.

I enjoy learning through interactions with others and the way they perceive their surroundings. My passion for art started when I was very young.

Currently I am the author and illustrator and designer behind a brand of children's products. My background ...

About Heather

Hello and how may I help you achieve your goals as an artist? Here are a few interesting facts about me. I have taught Drawing, Illustration and Computer Design courses at the college level in the past. I enjoy watching my students progress as they work through each class project. Your progress i

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Jessi X.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jessi X.

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We'll cover the whole process of illustration, from concepts and thumbnails, to the finished piece. Do you want to draw cool fashion illustrations for magazines? Maybe you have an idea for a comic or illustrated book you want to bring to life? Or maybe you want to create a film concept and work on world-building and designing characters, props, and environments. No matter what your goals are, we'll work together to create a lesson plan that works for you. We'll discuss what inspires you most and figure out how to infuse parts of those things into your own work.

In our lessons, we'll build upon drawing foundations and strengthen your understanding of color, line, value, composition, design, and visual storytelling.

About Jessi

I’m an animator and multidisciplinary artist who has been drawing for as long as I can remember. I graduated from MassArt with a BFA in Animation, but I also enjoy painting, illustration, sculpture, and photography. In addition to visual art, I like to dance and write poetry. During my time as

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Brie
Jessi has been a tremendous help for my Design II class. They taught me all the proper techniques and was very patient with me and my extremely minimal amount of skill. Thanks to them I managed to get a much better grade than I usually would in these types of media classes (i'm so so so bad at technology) and I feel more autonomous when it comes to designing my own posters for shows.
Destiny
Jessi was always kind, honest and extremely helpful with her critiques of my work. Her guidance helped me understand key concepts in what makes good art and I improved so much because of it! I highly recommend her as a tutor!
Lauren
Jessi was a TA for my freshman year drawing class and she was amazing to be in class with! Very supportive, friendly and made the class a much more positive environment!
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Emily S.

72 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor's in Fine Arts from Carnegie Mellon University
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Emily S.

72 Reviews
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I can teach students at all levels, from learning basic composition and drawing to creating full-fledged comics or paintings. I can also help with (college) portfolio preparation.

Whatever the student's goals in illustration, I will help achieve!

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 specialize in drawing/illustration, digital pai

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Nate
Very grateful. Very understanding
Nate
Still very excellent.
Allie
Emily continues to be a great tutor for my daughter. She has incredible patience - especially since my daughter loves to chat - and has helped foster a strong passion for digital drawing in my daughter. Emily's skill with the tools makes it easy for my daughter to learn and experiment more on her own as well.

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Average Cost of Illustration Lessons in Portland, OR

The average cost of 60-minute illustration lessons in Portland is $62. 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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"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. :)"
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