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Teresita D.

2 Reviews
Tualatin, OR
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Teresita D.

2 Reviews
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Painting in acrylic, watercolor or mixed media 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.

Preston W.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Awarded CSSSA from California State Governor
  • Teaching since 2010
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Preston W.

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I teach the fundamental basis for all representational painting. From still life to portraits and the figure leading up to advanced genre or multi-figure pictures. I have been drawing and painting my whole life and love to teach drawing and painting to anyone who wants to learn. Visual communication skills are a foundation for many forms of problem solving skills. These skills all lead to a keen sense of awareness of ones self and environment.

About Preston

I have hundreds of hours teaching experience in many subjects spaning from sports chess and the arts. I have won numerous awards for my ability to communicate the detailed aspects of complicated intricate subject matter. I have been verified to teach all ages and have numerous background checks est

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Chengliang
Preston is a very nice coach. I was a beginner with zero experience before. After five lessons, I gained solid basic skills and feel more comfortable to rally. I feel growing by leaps and bounces.

He is very sharp about identifying the problem and then training accordingly. He is also kind and very patient to guide

Tiffany S.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Associated of Art from Western Nebraska Community College
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Tiffany S.

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I've been teaching art - painting for 4+ years and my students have gone on to be art majors. Within the first few lessons, you'll understand the basics of paintings. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Tiffany

Recently graduating from with a Masters of Liberal Arts with a Concentration in Art through Fort Hays State University, Tiffany is now studying for a Ph.D. in Humanities through Faulkner University. She has already obtained an Associate of arts from Western Nebraska Community College and a Bachel

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Ramon (Bob) Alba
We had a bit of trouble getting together bu Tiffany is great, Best money I ever spent look forward to me lessons
Jeri B.
A very patient teacher!

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Tabitha B.

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

Matthew M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.S. Art Education from Hofstra University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Matthew M.

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I am a teaching artist with 15+ years of instructional experience. As a NYS-certified art teacher and MFA recipient in painting and drawing, I am qualified to work with any age or ability level.

Whether you're a parent looking to quench your child's thirst to be creative, or an adult interested in taking your art practice to the next level, I will be able to help any student hone their skills and reach their goals.

Most importantly, I strive to instill my love for making and appreciating art in all of my students, and cater to their individual needs and skill levels through a progressive teaching model.

About Matthew

I'm an artist based in Greenpoint, Brooklyn and make work that investigates the painting process. I earned a BS in art Education from Hofstra University and hold an MFA in Painting from CUNY Queens College. My work has been included in various exhibitions around the United States including Sardine

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David L.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BA Studio Art from Wake Forest University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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David L.

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Painting is a great creative outlet for people to spend time relaxing and make something beautiful that brings you pride and joy. Anyone can paint! All it takes is time and a willingness to make mistakes and learn from them. I’ve been painting for 8 years and teaching for 1. I welcome all students who are interested in picking up painting as new hobby or returning after a long time away. We’ll build out your painting techniques and color theory so you can paint from real life or something abstract.

About David

I have been teaching drawing and painting for over three years one-on-one and in groups, both in person and online. I have a bachelors degree in printmaking and oil painting and spent some time in Florence, Italy studying painting and drawing by studying the High Renaissance masters. I have a full

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Melissa
sometimes it may be inconvenient but in all it helps
Melissa
This lesson and techer were both AMAZING I hope to never stop and keep on drawing
Joey
Great first lesson. Tons learned about some of the challenges I have had with color mixing and setting up my paintings. Looking forward to applying it immediately.

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Average Cost of Painting Lessons in Portland, OR

The average cost of 60-minute painting lessons in Portland is $63. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $200 per hour.
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$34 average
45 min
$43 average
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$63 average

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"This was one of the best classes I have ever attended, in any subject, for the past 30 years. Megan is a brilliant and compassionate teacher. She made me feel like an artist. Thank you, Megan! --Katherine"
Katherine
Took Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"she is inspiring, nice, caring, and gives you time when you need it"
Joneah Johnson
Took Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"We are happy to have found Kai on TakeLessons. Kai works with our high school junior on her portfoilio and submissions for art competitions. The weekly online lessons involve setting goals, conceptualizing, live demonstrations and live coaching. We were initially worried about the effectiveness of online lessons but it has worked out perfectly so far in the second month of lessons. Our daughter has already shown improvement in her technique, and an enthusiasm for the lessons and for the pieces she’s working on with Kai."
Jeannie
Took Painting lessons from Kai Lun Q.
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"I enjoyed every lesson I had from Justin and I certainly learned a lot in two months. Justin is a great painter and his class is casual and relaxing. He gives students aesthetic space to create arts that cater to every unique style."
Marissa
Took Painting lessons from Justin B.
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"Carolyn is a great teacher. She takes her time and is very patient. Carolyn taught me how to use color, how to blend, and how to be happy with the end result. I am not a painter, but I love watercolor. Carolyn taught me not to be afraid to make a mistake, as it is easily fixed.
Thank you, Carolyn, for your guidance and for making me love watercolors..."
Lillian
Took Painting lessons from Carolyn G.
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"My regular art classes were canceled due to COVID-19, but a friend knew someone who was taking some some private classes online with Carolyn and I decided to try it out. Now that I have, I think it's much better than being a single face among many! I'm improving so much with the one-on-one feedback and suggestions that I'm getting and Carolyn is such a kind, funny, and personable woman that I don't feel intimidated at all, even though my skills aren't where I'd like them to be. She's also extremely flexible with scheduling - with the shelter-in-place orders and with kids in the house 24/7, I can't always meet at the same time every session, but she lets me choose what works best for me which is another thing I don't get with regular classes. I'll definitely continue taking classes with her even after life returns to normal. Thanks Carolyn!"
Jen
Took Painting lessons from Carolyn K.
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"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."
Naga Gouthami (Bumi)
Took Painting lessons from Tabitha B.
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"Her years of experience show in the lessons. Very easy to follow and learn. Great instructor!"
Charles
Took Painting lessons from Andrea O.
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"I just completed my first lesson with Tabitha. I highly recommend her to anyone that wants to learn how to paint or to gain a better understanding of painting or drawing. Tabitha is an experienced professional with a wealth of knowledge. Her teaching style is excellent, she has a great, friendly personality & is super encouraging. I learned a lot during my first lesson & I can't wait until my next one.!"
Donna
Took Painting lessons from Tabitha B.
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"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."
Amber
Took Painting lessons from Teresita D.
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