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Tabitha B.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Fine Arts from The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
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Tabitha B.

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I am a fine artist, and I am an art lover! I have taught art to kids and adults of all levels, and I have studied art for many years.
I love drawing and painting, going to museums, talking about art, and participating in group art shows. I draw and paint from life every day. I can help you to make your drawings more life-like, improve your color sense, or paint a scene that you picture in your imagination.

About Tabitha

I am an art lover. I paint and like to illustrate books for my niece and nephews. I love teaching all ages, especially kids. I used to be a teaching assistant for undergraduate-level art students. Recently, I have been teaching art classes and in-studio lessons with grade school aged kids. I am e

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Naga Gouthami (Bumi) B.
I just finished my first painting class with Tabitha as a beginner. She is an excellent teacher with immense patience. She encourages a lot and gives a better understanding of colors, textures. It has been a very knowledgeable first class.
Wei
I improved tremendously after taking lessons with her! Always look forward to her classes. Huge thumbs up.👍🏻
E.J.
Tabitha is absolutely great! My kids have been taking lessons from her for 2 years and at the end of every lesson, there is a great art piece created from each of my kid!
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Jessi X.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $80
  • Teaching since 2018
  • BFA in Animation from Massachusetts College of Art and Design
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Jessi X.

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I most often paint with oils or digitally, but I am also experienced with acrylic, watercolors, and gouache. For my digital paintings, I primarily use Procreate on the iPad, but I've been painting in Photoshop since I was 13. Let me know what medium you're most interested in, or whether or not you'd like to explore more than one! Even if your focus is digital, I highly recommend doing some traditional painting as well; it will greatly strengthen your digital painting skills (speaking from first-hand experience).

In our lessons, we will build upon drawing foundations and strengthen your understanding of color and light by painting from observation (both from life/in person and photo/video reference). We'll learn how to mix colors and layer paint to create depth and dimension. The subjects you paint will depend on your own personal interests, whether it's landscapes, portraits, or something else; I will always give assignments with your artistic goals in mind. If you have little to no ...

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 a

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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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Megan R.

64 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $89
  • BFA Painting from Texas State University
  • Awarded The Edge of Realism from Abend Gallery
  • Teaching since 2011
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Megan R.

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GROUP CLASSES: I also offer group classes for friends , student and co workers .

Learn beginner or advance techniques in painting. 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 classical painting methods, 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

My background: When I'm not in my art studio creating oil paintings, I enjoy teaching others what I have learned in over a decade of schooling. I have trained with some of the top artists in the fine art industry and learned many of their secrets to share with you. My methods combine classical an

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Betsey H.
Great!
Lance P.
It was great she was very informative
Sigge
Very thorough and pedagogical. Had great impact on my painting.

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Dan L.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks english
  • Daniel fine art, illustration, computer animation from Spectrum Institute for the Advertising arts, NJ / Sheridan College, Canada
  • Teaches students 12 to 85
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Dan L.

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I have been a professional oil painter for 36 years and have taught oil and acrylic painting classes fro over a decade. I teach a casual, fun but serious style class. My goal is to teach the basics of creating a simple strong painting in a semi realistic style. However, my goal is to allow the student to develop their own individual style. Understanding the creative process is also key to making good art.

About Dan

My name is Dan. The only thing that I love more than painting is teaching students how to paint. I call my teaching method, "serious play". In other words, I want the students to learn something of value during each class, but also to enjoy the creative process that is key to making a successful p

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Katy G.
Been taking lessons for a while now and I look forward to it every week. Great person and great instructor.
Lawrence S.
GOOD!
Chris W.
Keep the brushes wet, make every stroke count! Very patient - you’ve just got to do it. Been invaluable in guiding the composition - he can’t hold the brush for you! For a “left brained” person like myself I need to get the “slap”!😄
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Jennifer V.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Italian, English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Third Place Performer from Torch Music Fest
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Jennifer V.

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A lot of painting and learning!

About Jennifer

Lehman College, Bachelors of Fine Arts, Graduate! I am a Musical Theatre Performer. I perform all the time and believe that learning new and different techniques including warm-ups are of importance when it comes to the art of performing. I teach singing, acting and other subjects too, check them o

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Marcia
I am learning to speak Spanish with Jennifer. She’s so patient and very thorough. She ensures understanding of the material before moving on. Even her tests are fun. Not only is she a wonderful teacher, she’s very caring and kind. I look forward to my classes. 100% recommend!
Ànya-Rose H.
She made our 1st experience amazing! We will sign up with Jennifer again. She is very talented, takes her time with our daughter. We couldn’t have asked for a better voice coach and actor.
Jose Piedra
Great experience, very patient and informative.
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John D.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • BA in Art from University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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John D.

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Yep!, I can paint too! Water color, Acrylic and Oil. Come and learn the fundamentals of painting and create your own images.

About John

Hello! My name is John and I can teach you to draw and paint. I am high energy, funnier than all get out, yet have a serious love of art. Let's explore not just the technical side of drawing/painting, but let's help you discover how to express your creative self!

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Damion
Absolutely fantastic! John was amazing with my son, asked him what he wanted to learn and then started to show him different ways to help his technique. High recommend John!
Byron
John was a very patient and helpful instructor. Two of the participants had no water color experience and he provided them with a good understanding of the concepts as well as providing most helpful examples of how to actually do water colors. Will definitely ask John for a follow up session if we return to Las Vegas in the future.
Beth W.
Love the way that he started in the right position for me. The class flowed very Lacey and he's a very nice man

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Average Cost of Painting Lessons in Portland, OR

The average cost of 60-minute painting lessons in Portland is $77. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $24 and $205 per hour.
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"I’m really enjoying my lessons with Eileen. Painting is hard but she’s moving me along through the steps of learning how to do it. We’ve been working together for three months and i can’t believe how much my paintings have improved."
Asia
Took Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"Eileen is an extremely knowledgeable and patient instructor."
Melissa
Took Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"Teacher was really nice, we painted together and spoke about the therapeutic effects painting has."
Jennifer
Took Painting lessons from Jennifer V.
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"I've taken private lessons in the past, some were good, some not so good. I've always felt that other instructors followed a very generic blueprint during their private lessons. With Roya, I've never felt that way. The lessons are designed in a way that I felt as if I'm progressing as a artist. Do yourself a favor, and sign up. You will not regret it. :)"
Tony
Took Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"What a brilliant artist! Joe went over everything an artist needs to know about color. He took the time to explain color psychology, pigment, characteristics, color schemes, color mixing, shadows, highlights, ect! He provided a solid understanding of color knowledge that I can put to effective use. Thank you Joe!!!!!!!!!!"
James
Took Painting lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"David is an excellent artist who has years of experience in teaching art. I have been a student for 3 years and I have come so far as an artist. David has taught me how to see the world in a different light. I have and would recommend anybody who has an interest in art to take lessons from David. He is able to take anybody with the passion to become the artist they strive to be. He is an amazing teacher!"
Courtney
Took Painting lessons from David Z.
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"Amanda is an amazing teacher! She makes it easy and fun to learn to paint. She is incredibly attuned to detail, process and experimentation. Her curiosity and enthusiasm are infectious. Working with her will expand the way you think about art!"
Lauren
Took Painting lessons from Amanda P.
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"LOVE the way he jumped straight in and hit all the basics ... covering paintbrushes and the COLOR WHEEL,"
deborra-lee
Took Painting lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"I am so glad that I took this class with Mr. Atsushi. He has a friendly and welcoming attitude. In addition to that, he’s very patient. He gave precise and clear instructions which allowed me to feel competent and ultimately confident in my painting skills. I highly recommend Mr. Atsushi if you are seeking for an excellent art teacher!"
H. Borra
Took Painting lessons from Ohashi R.
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"I haven't picked up art supplies since high school and Eileen was such a delight and was so supportive of my pitifully lapsed skills. Her studio is everything you imagine a Brooklyn artists studio would be. Would like a little Eileen sitting on my shoulder guiding me through life, like she did through my painting lesson. 10/10 will take lessons again."
Emily
Took Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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