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Chelsea W.

1 Review
Portland, OR
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chelsea W.

1 Review
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Customize your experience. It can be as rigid or free as you desire. You can build your lesson plans, choosing to learn things like perspective, color theory, portraiture, landscapes, abstraction, surrealism, and anything in between. Whether you just want to have fun, or you’re looking to hone your craft, I’d be thrilled to guide you.

About Chelsea

I’m Chelsea! I’m an artist in Portland who works primarily in oil paint, but occasionally works with water based paints as well. I love painting portraits, figures, landscapes, and imaginative scenes. I studied fine arts at Florida State University, and I’m comfortable teaching all levels. We can d

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Benny
I found Chelsea online and loved her work. She helped me to better my technique with easy to digest assignment. Definitely study with Chelsea!

Belinda C.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded New Genres from Department of Art Practice at UC Berkeley
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Belinda C.

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Whether you are wanting to learn how to paint using acrylic paints because it is something you have always wanted to learn or you are looking to learn new techniques, I am here to guide you! Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be painting in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of color theory, drawing techniques, hand sight coordination techniques, and more. I have been painting for over fifthteen years in a variety of scales including large murals to small canvases. I am as eager to share basic to advance techniques as you are to learn. Self expression and painting techniques are a tool nobody can take from you once you have learned and embraced the art of painting. I have a degree in Art Practice from UC Berkeley and have taught 2nd grade students and adults as well. Let's get painting!

About Belinda

I am a professional working artist and I am also a site coordinator for an Expanded Learning program here in Riverside. I obtained a degree in Art Practice from UC Berkeley where I specialized in multimedia installations that included large scale paintings, sculptures, and original music/audio. Du

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jaymin
She was wonderful
Yun-Yun
The first lesson went very well with my daughter. Belinda was methodical in her teaching and approached the lesson with my daughter’s interest in mind. During the lesson, Belinda was able to actively engage my daughter the whole time, and more importantly, her teaching revived my daughter’s interest in drawing. She has already devised future plans to have my daughter practice sketching noses, eyes, and ears so that my daughter may draw the human face later with more realistic details.

Kai Lun Q.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Awarded 1st Place in National Congressional Art Competition from US Congress
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kai Lun Q.

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I like to take pride in making my students feel secure and knowing and seeing the improvement they make within each session. I will be handing out a materials list prior to our lessons. Most students see a huge leap in drawing within the the first lesson! Class starts out usually with me giving a 1 hour demonstration on what I expect them to do as I cover and explain my entire process and thought and calculations that goes into drawing and painting. For the rest of the class I will be besides the student as they work giving them one on one pointers and as much help and explanation as they need in order to improve. Students start out with learning how to look and draw what they observe accurately by first working on simple geometric shapes such as spheres, cubes. We then will move on to Cast studies and after a few months of studying we will start on figures and portraits.

About Kai Lun

Hi, there! My name is Kai, and I can't wait to meet you! Spreading the joy of drawing and painting has always been a great pleasure of mines. Being trained in China's most prestigious and renowned fine arts academy, CAFA (China Central Academy of Fine ArtsI) as well as studying in Tianjin Aca

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Sergei
I had a huge coincidence by having a lesson with Kai in the Bay Area. He and I have the same point of view about learning drawing that helps me to understand his tips and instructions. It is a true pleasure to be his student, I was feeling like I’m detective who’s seeking for tips and clues and try to transfer all of that onto the paper. Also he is really good by explaining how to see simple shapes and figures in every object, how to extend an imaginary line and keep angles which did and will help me to draw more consciously. Highly recommend him anyone who wants to improve its drawing and painting skill.
Antoinette
Kai is the best art teacher I ever had, he is genuine and puts his heart and soul into making sure you learn everything there is to know to be a successful artist.
Emily
Kai is an excellent instructor and has left a tramendious mark on me as both a student and an artist. Kai may be young, but he has knowledge beyond his years through skill and ambitiously being self taught he has been commended on nationally. Kai in the fall attended FACE and was recently awarded a certificate of excellence from The Portrait Society of America. I very grateful to have worked with him and been walked through his very informative and beautiful demos. Crique from Kai is wonderful and facilitates vast and constructive improvement in skill level. Would highly recommend Kai!

Meet Online Oil Painting Teachers Serving Portland, OR

Chelsea W.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Chelsea W.

1 Review
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Online Oil Painting Teacher

Customize your experience. It can be as rigid or free as you desire. You can build your lesson plans, choosing to learn things like perspective, color theory, portraiture, landscapes, abstraction, surrealism, and anything in between. Whether you just want to have fun, or you’re looking to hone your craft, I’d be thrilled to guide you.

About Chelsea

I’m Chelsea! I’m an artist in Portland who works primarily in oil paint, but occasionally works with water based paints as well. I love painting portraits, figures, landscapes, and imaginative scenes. I studied fine arts at Florida State University, and I’m comfortable teaching all levels. We can d

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Benny
I found Chelsea online and loved her work. She helped me to better my technique with easy to digest assignment. Definitely study with Chelsea!

Deron C.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Deron C.

12 Reviews
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Online Oil Painting Teacher

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, 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.
patient, bringing up constructive suggestions

Angela S.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks german, english
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Angela S.

5 Reviews
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Online Oil Painting Teacher

Wokshops and lessons with kids and adults.
Exhibitions in different lokations and cities

About Angela

I was born and raised in Dresden(Germany),a beautiful hisorical city rich in architecture and art. After reciving my Bechelors of Education I was a teacher for the German language , mathematics and art for over 20 years. In 2014 we moved to the United States to be closer to our daughter `s family.

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john
Angela is an excellent teacher!
Katarina
Angela is such a breath of fresh air!! She was able to immediately connect with my daughter, at her level. My daughter ended the lesson so positive & excited ... she was eager for the next lesson. I could not speak more highly of Angela. Excellent!!!!
Birgit and Stefan
We had a great experience and our son loved Angela!
Angela had a very nice way to always motivate Eric even when doing extra German lessons after a long school day! Thanks for all the support Angela

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Average Cost of Oil Painting Lessons in Portland, OR

The average cost of 60-minute oil painting lessons in Portland is $81. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $167 per hour.
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$61 average
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"I can't say enough about Monica. She is able to bring out the best in her students and allow them to express their talent . Her bright outlook and encouragement allowed me to grow as an artist. She is like an art mentor that will allow you to flourish."
- Val
Took Oil Painting lessons from Monica N.
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"Great teacher!"
- Rachael
Took Oil Painting lessons from Rita C.
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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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"Great lesson! He’s very accommodating of senior citizens!"
- Staniel
Took Oil Painting lessons from Brendan L.
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"Rita was great. very helpful and patient."
- Marilyn
Took Oil Painting lessons from Rita C.
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"I love going to Eileen’s studio, the building is filled with working artists and is very cool and old. She’s been teaching me a lot about how to make the paint do what I want it to do which I haven’t been able to figure out on my own."
- Margot
Took Oil Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"I learned to paint from real objects and landscape instead of copying from a picture and I love it."
- Parri
Took Oil Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"Kai is a masterful painting instructor who is immensely skilled with his craft. His philosophy in painting is very inspiring, and has long stayed with me in my career as an artist. Unlike professors in art colleges, Kai gives informative demos, and in all honesty has taught me more technical skills than my art college (and most other art colleges) did alone. I would definitely recommend Kai to any artist/painter (both new and experienced) out there, he’s both professional and approachable as an instructor."
- Natalie
Took Oil Painting lessons from Kai Lun Q.
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"I’ve been working with Eileen online for awhile now and it’s been really great. I’ve learned so much from her techniques and her tips about my palette and brushes. I’ve learned a lot just by watching but her comments to me have really helped my painting progress much faster."
- Eduardo
Took Oil Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"We had a basic first lesson in atmospheric perspective and painted a mountain landscape. Lesson was excellent!"
- Jacqueline
Took Oil Painting lessons from Megan R.
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