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Whitney R.

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Starting at $15
  • Teaches students 7 to 16
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Integrated communications major with minors in business and Spanish from Liberty University
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Whitney R.

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My passion for photography has led me to start my own LLC. I take photos of individuals, couples, and for events such as engagements and weddings. I am happy to teach you about anything and everything related to the field. Reach out to me and let me know what you hope to learn and we can get started!

Send me a message and I'll send you a link to my website so you can view my work!

About Whitney

Hello! My name is Whitney. I loved teaching even before I knew my personality type (ENFP) was especially fit for the job. I have a lot of passions and would love to help you further develop yours! I grew up a competitive dancer and loved coaching my little sister who followed in my footsteps. I a

Anabel D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Visual Communications from Los Angeles Valley College
  • Teaching since 2015
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Anabel D.

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Hello fellow students!

My name is Anabel, I am a professional photographer in Los Angeles, California. I photograph a variety of subjects, from pets to Grammy-nominated musicians, and everything in-between! I am well versed in studio photography and on-location outdoor work, and can help you learn to make the most of any location and subject matter.

Being self-taught, I believe that I have an entirely different approach to education; one that sits well with aspiring photographers, especially those that are disappointed in traditional (as in, college and university) photographic education. My teaching philosophy revolves around educating on the minimum and maximum capabilities of your gear and giving students all of the fundamental tools to create whatever image they have in their head (hence my lack of a photographic ‘niche’ in my work. When your camera becomes an extension of your arm, your subject pool is limitless).

In 2015, I had officially made my photography classes ...

About Anabel

Hello fellow students! My name is Anabel D., I am a professional photographer in Los Angeles, California. I photograph a variety of subjects, from pets to Grammy-nominated musicians, and everything in-between! I am well versed in studio photography and on-location outdoor work, and can help you

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Danil G.

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Starting at $34
  • Speaks Hebrew, Russian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded ​Walter Rogalski Endowed Scholarship from Rogalsky Foundation
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Danil G.

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I have been teaching professionally for more than 10 years. I can teach a total beginner and I can guarantee the profound change in his skill level (regardless of his age), after 2 months of the attentive following of my instructions. I like to watch the progress of my student and this is what brings me the best satisfaction in my occupation.
I think that every human being is unique with his own unique way of thinking and perception of the common things. When teaching, I believe in dialogue, for this reason, I never record my lessons on video, except for the promotional needs. I like to meet new students, to understand their way of thinking and to invent the individual teaching approach or methodology for each one of them.

About Danil

I am an academically trained professional artist with the overall working experience of about 20 years and an impressive record of exhibitions (two of them are museum one-man shows) in the USA and abroad. I am teaching in three languages: ENGLISH, HEBREW and RUSSIAN, representational, realist,

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Erin Vasquez
Great, passionate teacher
Ira Polubesova
I was very lucky to take private lessons with Danil - after only a few of them I had a clear systematic approach to my drawing process. I very much appreciate analytical way of work in art, and that’s what Danil was doing greatly : he sharpens the tools while keeping your individuality. Highly recommended!
Katerina
One of the best teachers I ever had!
Highly knowledgeable and very attentive to the student's needs.

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Sharron J.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • 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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Self expression through art is an amazing experience. It's personal on all levels.

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.

Materials are not included.
Materials needed are pencil, paper and a willingness to explore.

Drawing lessons will be assessed based on the individual's current abilities and their goals.
Ages 9-40

About Sharron

In my sessions, I am more than a teacher, I am a mentor and a counselor, I promote positive energy for positive outcomes. I am not an Art Therapist. I've thought about becoming an art therapist but I really didn't want to go back to school. However, my resume includes graduating from the Ba

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Estefany
Such a relatable person!
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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 :)

Anabel D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 15 and up
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Anabel D.

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Hello fellow students!

My name is Anabel, I am a professional photographer in Los Angeles, California. I photograph a variety of subjects, from pets to Grammy-nominated musicians, and everything in-between! I am well versed in studio photography and on-location outdoor work, and can help you learn to make the most of any location and subject matter.

Being self-taught, I believe that I have an entirely different approach to education; one that sits well with aspiring photographers, especially those that are disappointed in traditional (as in, college and university) photographic education. My teaching philosophy revolves around educating on the minimum and maximum capabilities of your gear and giving students all of the fundamental tools to create whatever image they have in their head (hence my lack of a photographic ‘niche’ in my work. When your camera becomes an extension of your arm, your subject pool is limitless).

In 2015, I had officially made my photography classes ...

About Anabel

Hello fellow students! My name is Anabel D., I am a professional photographer in Los Angeles, California. I photograph a variety of subjects, from pets to Grammy-nominated musicians, and everything in-between! I am well versed in studio photography and on-location outdoor work, and can help you

Juan M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2020
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Juan M.

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My photography lessons would be unique in the sense that I would cater to your own experiences and resources that you have available to pursue photography. Whatever camera you have, whatever software, I would teach the basics behind photography and encourage the student to take photos during and after our lesson.

About Juan

I am a freelance photographer. My interest in photography started in middle school and has now grown to a hobby of mine. I have taken graduation, maternity, and portrait photographs of both people I know and people who found me through recommendations. I taught myself photography since middle scho

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"Anna is such a patient and knowledgeable tutor. Very accommodating and flexible. She is truly a professional and passionate about developing people for success while also providing the tools to continue that growth. Truly grateful to have found Anna and I highly recommend her!"
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"Highly skilled painter that encourages students to draw, look closely and make at least three thumbnails sketches in vale’s before painting. She always takes gently with students, ask questions to better understand the student and at times shows a more clear direction."
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"My first lesson with Julie was amazing. I've already obtained very valuable information that will make my photography journey a great success."
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Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Today I had my first lesson with Roya. She is very patient and fun to learn with - despite my initial nervousness I got so many insights, and am looking forward to my next lessons. :-)"
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Took Drawing lessons from Roya M.
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"Sharon is an excellent instructor. She teaches a logical approach color theory through a series of assignments requiring a progression of limited color combinations. She emphasizes the importance of developing light and shadow to create and activate form. Anyone who wants to excel at painting will profit from her expertise."
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Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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Took Drawing lessons from Giuseppe B.
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Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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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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"Cool guy who knows his stuff and fixed all of my problems. :)"
Jim
Took Photography lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"Julie is a fantastic teacher! She is very organized, patient, and sweet."
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Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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