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Teresita D.

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Tualatin, OR
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Bachelor of Arts, Fine Arts, Graphic Design/Visual Communication & Spanish Literature from Loyola University, Chicago
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Teresita D.

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Watercolor and some mixed media classes 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.

Mayra N.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $69
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Painting + Graphic Design from USA / MEX
  • Bachelors of Arts in Applied Arts and Sciences emphasis Graphic Design from San Diego State University
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Mayra N.

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WATERCOLOR PAINTING LESSONS

Abstract Painting uses a visual language of form, color and line to create a composition which may exist with a degree of independence from visual references in the world. Abstract art, non figurative art, nonobjective art, and nonrepresentational art are loosely related terms. They are similar, but perhaps not of identical meaning.

A Complete List of Painting Supplies that every Beginning Watercolor Painter needs

1. Favorite brands Daniel Smith Water-Soluble Oil Paints & Mediums, and Holbein Duo Aqua Water Soluble Oil

2. Proper Painting Brushes
I‘d suggest six total in a range of sizes: two size 2 brushes, two size 6 brushes, and two size 12 brushes. One of each pair should be a flat brush (with a squared-off brush tip) and the other should be a filbert brush (with a slightly rounded tip).

3. Newspaper
4. A charcoal pencil
5. A “palette”
6. Comfortable, messy clothes
7. A painter’s easel
8. Canvas (or other painting surface)
9. Water ...

About Mayra

Private lessons for all ages and currently accepting students! 30 yrs experience, International, Abstract, Contemporary artist based in San Diego CA. Available for eager students of all experience levels. "I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a st

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mzia
I love Mayra. She taught me a lot more than I thought in just one class. I have a painting that I will hang on my wall. Never thought one class would do that. She has great personality and great skills.
Elena & Erik S.
Mayra was very helpful. She had a challenge with us because we we're weren't sure exactly what we wanted to learn. Mayra worked with us and demonstrated some new techniques and ideas based on where we already were as (very amateur) artists. She was helpful, very encouraging, and easy to work with. Thank you!
Marilyn B.
It was a great experience meeting Mayra! She's an excellent teacher, and is a very patient, nice person. I learned some interesting techniques from her, and enjoyed my lesson with Mayra very much!!!
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Loren P.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students Male: 4 to 12; Female: 4 and up
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Loren P.

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As a teacher for 7 years one of my favorite things is bringing the arts into teaching. I've taught infants through adults, beginners and advanced, and the one secret I can absolutely tell you about learning, is if you are happy then you are going to learn a lot more! I'm excited to get to know you and make you smile!

Creating watercolor herbs and floral design, as well as calligraphy is something I like to focus on. If you are interested in creating cute designs that are similar to the “Magnolia Market” style, then you’ll really enjoy my lessons.

About Loren

I'm an artist, musician, and language aficionada. I have a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Georgia, graduating with honors as a Magna Cum Laude in Spanish and French Linguistics. I am fluent in both languages. One thing I love about teaching is bringing the arts into the process of learnin

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Mary S.
Loren is an amazing teacher. She is patient, kind and caring. She listened to what I needed in preparation for going to Valencia Spain and then customized the lessons. I think we had a lot of fun together as I slowly began to catch on to the dialect of eastern Spain. BTW - she also knows French! I wish her the very best as she continues teaching others!
Philip
Loren is a absolute joy! You will feel so empowered to learn guitar for her even after the first lesson. Plus, she uses many other methods to teach guitar that it feels like you’re having fun and learning at the same time.
Rebecca
Amazing! Loren is a wonderful instructor- I can’t believe how much I learned during my very first lesson. She was knowledgeable, patient, thorough and such a kind person. I can’t wait for my next lesson!!

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Sharron J.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
  • High School Diploma-Visual Arts from Baltimore School for the Arts
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Sharron J.

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Watercolor painting has a way of showing emotion and expression. The most fabulous thing about being an artist is that boundaries regarding creativity are non-existent. The artist is always in a state of learning. Art is a progressive practice that takes time to develop.

Students will be introduced to the color wheel, basic materials needed, perspective, and the differences between realistic and impressionistic painting techniques.

Materials are not included.

Watercolor painting lessons will be assessed based on the individual's current abilities and their goals.

About Sharron

My resume includes graduating from the Baltimore School for the Arts and continued studies at the Maryland Institute College of Art until I decided I didn’t want to be a “Starving Artist”. So, I graduated from the University of Baltimore with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administratio

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Rylan
Really good teacher, easy to follow. Straight to the point and knows how to keep it light (fun with no pressure) would highly recommend and plan to go again :)
Marcelo P.
She's very talented and professional. My son is 7 year's old and he loves attending lessons. I'm so happy we found her. Highly recommend her she very patient and loving.
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Azadeh H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1999
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Azadeh H.

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I am an independent professional visual artist, with over 20 years' hands on teaching experience in U.S. and abroad.
At the age of 13, I began learning how to paint with my father, who is an established artist, in an informal studio class. Later, I decided to pursue higher education in fine arts and received my BFA and MFA degrees. While working on my Bachelor’s degree, I began teaching in schools and later in my private studio.
My expertise is to help others to discover their special talent, as I believe every person has a unique sense of creation. As an experienced art teacher and mentor, I have always provided a solid education for every one of my students and I have demonstrated an ability to engage students from diverse academic backgrounds and age groups.
My goal is to develop an understanding of and enthusiasm for arts in others by addressing different learning styles. I demonstrate both traditional practices and contemporary critical and technical approaches to painting.

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About Azadeh

I am an independent professional visual artist, with over 20 years' hands on teaching experience in U.S. and abroad. At the age of 13, I began learning how to paint with my father, who is an established artist, in an informal studio class. Later, I decided to pursue higher education in fine arts a

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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.

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Teaching artist Deron Cohen will guide you step-by-step through how to re-create an image in watercolor paint. Learn techniques and tricks!

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

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Average Cost of Watercolor Painting Lessons in Portland, OR

The average cost of 60-minute watercolor painting lessons in Portland is $76. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $151 per hour.
30 min
$41 average
45 min
$56 average
60 min
$76 average

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- Debra
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Deron C.
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"Deron is a great instructor. He is very inspiring and he's patient. I recommend him highly!"
- Debra
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Deron C.
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"Outstanding teacher! Took lessons with my kids. Megan is wonderful!"
- Chris
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Sheldon was highly recommended and I now see why! He came to our church’s youth night to teach us all about watercolor painting. He was patient, engaging, prepared, professional and so kind! We feel so blessed to have had him as a guest artist and look forward to having him back soon!"
- Bethann
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Sheldon M.
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"As an adult whose only prior painting classes were in High School many years ago, Jo was able to quickly pass on some basic technical skills in watercolouring that will allow me to practice effectively prior to our next class. She has a very confident and calm teaching style making the session very enjoyable. I certainly would recommend her to others looking to get back into painting or further their skills."
- Ian
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Joanna W.
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"Deron does an amazing job he has been working with my 7yr old daughter and I couldn't be happier with her progress. The lessons are fun and she really enjoys them."
- Erin
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Deron C.
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"Very interesting!"
- Xuan
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Learned a lot during my 1st class. Great teacher!"
- lesley
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Sharron J.
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"Megan was delightful and I learned so much! I highly recommend taking a class with her."
- Jean
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"After viewing some of my paintings she was spot on identifying bad habits and offered many ways to improve. She is immensely skilled as a diagnostician. She presented her points clearly and fully without being condescending. Very much worth the investment. Can’t wait for the next lesson. Due warning. She can assign homework."
- Connie
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Roya M.
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