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Nicole P.

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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Nicole P.

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Oil paintings have been regarded as one of the most beautiful art forms throughout history. To paint like one of the masters can seem out of reach, but anyone can paint with excellence! We will start at your current skill level, even if you've never even painted before. We'll learn color mixing, how to create depth, and different methods of layering paint to create different effects. Whether you would like to create a masterpiece, or would just like to paint some paintings for your friends and family, we can get there together! Contact me so we can get you creating beauty on canvas!

About Nicole

I am a professional mixed media artist. My mediums include drawing (graphite, charcoal, pen, etc) acrylic paint, spray paint, oil paint, and more! I love teaching students who are excited to learn new things. I am a firm believer that anyone can make beautiful and unique art. Especially you! M

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Erika V.

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Starting at $100
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
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Erika V.

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My art lessons are tailored to my client's individual needs. Whether I am working with a pure beginner or an advanced student, I help all of my students reach their full potential and discover their creative voice. I teach both artistic technical and conceptual skills to make my students well rounded artists. I have 25+ years of experience making art as well as 8 years as an educator, with 6 as an art teacher. I have worked with all ages and skill levels.
Painting is my speciality but I also teach drawing, photogrsphy, simple sculpture, and printmaking. I have taught all painting mediums and subjects but my personal favorite is a little known medium called gouache! In my personal art I mostly paint landscapes, city scenes, and portraits. I love to explore mediums with clients and find out the best fit.

About Erika

Hello! I have been working as an art teacher for 8 years and I love my job! With me you, or your child, will discover their full creative potential through developing technical skill and individual ideas/concepts. I guide students into finding or developing their own creative voice and style. I have

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Mary C.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts from University of Dayton
  • Teaching since 2016
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Mary C.

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Painting with oils is very much its own endeavor. Every artist creates a self-specific process within the confines of oil painting's "rules". I work in oils currently and concentrated on painting during my time in undergrad. I can show you how to manipulate this medium to get it to do what you want, as well as how to back off, to let your own hand and the material do what *they* will. Push & pull. My subject info under "Painting" is still applicable here, but I appreciate the distinction for oils. They really are so.

I would also like to add that for this subject, I am increasing my prices slightly. Frankly, oil painting set up / process has more ... fuss to it. In other words, getting prepped to complete a still life drawing takes far less time than an oil painting of the same subject. Also oil paint is simply a more expensive medium to use. You will notice in galleries and museums that this is why oil paintings are always the big ticket items. :)

About Mary

I am a college graduate with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. I am a painter primarily, but I am trained in drawing, printmaking, photography, sculpture, etc. Being an artist means being a lot of things! You are not someone with just a hobby; you are an engineer, mathematician, planner, risk taker, designer

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Lauren
Really great with my daughter and going to be signing up for more!
Christine
My daughter and I took drawing lessons with Mary, and it was a great experience. She adapted her plan to what we wanted to learn and guided us through the creative process. Mary was patient and gave great constructive feedback. I would recommend her to everyone!
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Nyoka B.

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Starting at $34
  • Biology/minor music from SUNY New Paltz
  • Teaching since 2021
  • Teaches Beginner
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Nyoka B.

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Wether you're an intermediate or beginner come ready to learn how to paint! Although this is my first time teaching I will work my hardest to get you to your painting goals. I have been a self-taught artist all my life and have some experience taking art classes online. I have experience in still life and landscape painting. If your just starting out we can practice with acrylics, but I also work with oils and water-mixable oil paints. I hope to share my love my love of painting with you

About Nyoka

I have been building my skills as an artist since I was 8 years old, learning from artists around me. I graduated in 2019 with a B.A. in Biology and a minor in music.

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Deron C.

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

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Learn how to unlock your creative potential and release the artist inside you while also learning how to paint.

Deron C. has been exploring oil painting for over 20 years and has been teaching others how to express themselves creatively with it for over 10. He will lead you through a creative process that encourages creativity and allows painting students the freedom to paint in an intuitive way. Paint what you see whether the reference material is a photograph or a three-dimensional still life.

If you've never painted before, Deron will guide you through the basics of painting, color theory, and the elements and principles of design while helping you exercise and strengthen your creativity.

If you are a painter that needs a little advice or direction TakeLessons.com instructor Deron C. will help you evaluate your work, answer your questions and provide guidance to get you on the right track.

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, The

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Paul D.
Great teacher! Excellent, patience, very helpful!
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.
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Lauren W.

52 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Art and Psychology from College of Saint Benedict
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Lauren W.

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I am a practicing Artist of almost 9 years! Being creative is a great way to express yourself and bring forth a piece of mind. Painting is an activity that allows for you to put on canvas whatever landscape, image or emotion you wish to portray. From abstract painting to hyperrealism, we can dive in together to discover some of your favorite ways to express your creativity. Whether it be through watercolor, acrylic, oil painting or another medium, painting what the student wishes to gain further experience in is what we will accomplish. My aspiration is to be able to let each student discover and further the true artist within them! Shoot me a message and let’s get creative! All skill levels welcome!

About Lauren

Hi I’m Lauren! I'm an artist and creator of Explaurenarts. I've taught over 450 lessons on this platform and more on my own website!! I have been involved in the arts for almost 9 years now! I graduated May 2020 from the College of Saint Benedict with a bachelors degree in Art and Psychology. One

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Ansley
My 4-year old daughter LOVED her lesson with Lauren! Lauren was great with her! My little girl is excited for her next lesson!
Haydee
Haydee had so much fun. She said Lauren is her new favorite teacher.
VERONICA
AWESOME So helpful and a great person and teacher overall!

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"She's really a fantastic teacher. Every single lesson gets more and more customized as she gets to know your painting style and what issues you might have. And she gives fun projects! I would highly recommend for for anyone looking to get more information on tones, shading, coloring, sketching paintings, and even more. Looking forward to continuing!"
Anna
Took Oil Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Rita is an amazing artist, painter and teacher! Her skills and knowledge of oils and various medium is top notch and easily conveyed keeping in mind the age and skill of the students. Rita is organized and very professional (she's taught art for years) and she's best of all, fun! Her passion is to see students flourish and has more experience than most teachers out there."
Lisa
Took Oil Painting lessons from Rita C.
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"I have taken several classes from Dan- at his home and Western Colorado Center for the Arts. Dan has a mellow ,soothing approach to teaching. He often let's the student take control, only to intercede when needed. Dan has a good use of color and could depict wonderful wildlife scenes-wildlife is his forte"
Bob
Took Oil Painting lessons from Dan L.
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"Rita is a terrific teacher. She is encouraging and adds real tangible value to my paintings and knowledge base. I thoroughly recommend her."
John
Took Oil Painting lessons from Rita C.
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"I improved tremendously after taking lessons with her! Always look forward to her classes. Huge thumbs up.👍🏻"
Wei
Took Oil Painting lessons from Tabitha B.
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"Roya was great, made it interesting and a lot of fun. Looking forward to continuing with her."
Lou
Took Oil Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"Today's art lesson with Dan was planned, organized, and given in a friendly, professional and very informative manner. He has excellent communication skills and his demonstrations are informative as well a fascinating to watch. As Dan's student, I was immediately put at ease by his friendly and energetic personality; I felt as if I were talking to an old friend and I left the lesson with a renewed enthusiasm for painting. I really feel as if I doubled my understanding and enthusiasm for oil painting in my first lesson with Dan. No matter what your skill level is, a few lessons with Dan will do wonders for your painting ability and you will enjoy every bit of the time you spend with Dan."
Kermit
Took Oil Painting lessons from Dan L.
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"Eileen gives my daughter lessons and she really seems to be learning a lot and enjoying them. I love the paintings that she brings home"
Sancia
Took Oil Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"Super nice and helpful ! So interesting and so much fun ! I’m looking forward to the next lesson , and ultimately learning to paint in oils with Eileen’s guidance !"
Andrea
Took Oil Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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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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