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Jane M.

46 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 8 to 85
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jane M.

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Private Watercolor Painting Teacher

I teach what you want to learn. Lessons may include: Basic or advanced techniques. Mixing vibrant hues. Wet-on-wet. Dry brush. Masking. Glazing. Dew drops on flowers. Textures--using salt, layering, sponges, scratching, lifting, etc. Considering your light source. Loosening up. Taking care of brushes. Paper selection. Painting outdoors in the open air, from photographs, or from still lifes. Using your phone to help you edit your painting. All levels--from beginner to advanced. Demonstrations on creating watercolors in the style of famous watercolorists.

Subject matter can include landscapes, seascapes, florals, abstracts, still life, color grids, and more.

Additionally, you can schedule a lesson and let me know that you want to use it as a critique to review some of your work. I recommend the 45 minute session for a critique.

About Jane

I LOVE teaching. I'm an award-winning artist and I've taught watercolor for 25+ years. I've taught students of all ages from the US & Italy. I've taught at Cleveland Botanical Garden, Missouri Botanical Garden, Illinois Central College, in churches, libraries, home schools, & at Harvard University

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Rodney
Jane is a wonderful teacher. She's funny, patient, kind, and supportive. She is very skilled at giving feedback that is developmentally appropriate and helpful. She's also an accomplished artist with a rich knowledge of art history, which she incorporates into her lessons when appropriate, and which I personally enjoy greatly.
Margaret G.
Awesome!! I enjoyed the pace. Jane is very friendly and inspiring. Extreemly good teacher and explores the students needs and expectations to ensure you get a lot from the lesson. I would highly recommend!!
Ginny C.
Jane has a very calm and soothing demeanor. She is very intuitive of your needs! Enjoyed our class
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Megan R.

71 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 15 and up
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Megan R.

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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 and modern art techniques in a fun, interesting and friendly way. Take a look at my portfolio images to see examples of my work . In private watercolor classes I will show you the basics of watercolor, a variety of techniques and how to paint animals, faces or landscapes. Water colors are wonderful for illustrations , expressive art or realism . Water color is a relaxing and meditative medium perfect for a busy life to slow down and appreciate the creative flow.

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

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 and

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Sandy C.
I loved it it was challenging
Jeremy F.
Megan is a wonderful instructor with a friendly, nurturing attitude to help students learn their goals. She possesses a strong knowledge in surrealistic and realistic art and my time with her has been nothing but positive.
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Melanie C.

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Starting at $20
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Melanie C.

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Watercolor is a media of extremes- either very free or very controlled! Students will learn which way they prefer to go with it- mastering the use of lights and darks and the order in which paint must be applied. They will use various tools to achieve interesting effects- salt, rubbing alcohol, and masking fluid.

About Melanie

I take great joy in bringing art to the surface that the student didn't even know they had within them! Creating art is mainly about confidence, and I build that with each person, one on one. As they gain confidence, the techniques needed to create meaningful and engaging art come more easily. I ha

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Sharon M.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Presidential Fellowship for Professional Development from Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah,
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Sharon M.

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Watercolor has a very special place in my heart because it is most like Scenic painting which was my career for 10 years before I became a teacher. There are some wonderful, quick, techniques you can learn in the first few lessons. If it is your first experience in art, I would recommend a few lessons in drawing or design before continuing. Watercolor is not an easy medium and so I don't recommend it to students with no drawing or design experience, however, a few lessons in these areas can get you on your way and if your interest is in using watercolor for abstract paintings or design work, then it can easily be incorporated into the watercolor lessons.

About Sharon

Do you want to learn to draw/paint or improve your work? Are you applying for college and need portfolio advice? Did you want to get back into doing art after many years without it? Are you a mid-career artist and just need some feedback and a new perspective? Are you changing careers and need

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Mithulan
Great! Gift for teaching.
Sara
Had my first lesson and I've already learned so much! The lesson was informative and Sharon also gave me a clear idea of what to practice in the meantime. I am confident that my drawing skills will improve!
Julie
I had a great time and learned a lot painting with Sharon. This was my first painting lesson. She is patient, helpful and very passionate about watercolors. She is also very knowledgeable and answered all my questions.
Sharon will tailor your lesson to your goals. You do not need to be an artist to enjoy these lessons.
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Deron C.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Fine Art from UCLA
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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, The

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Paul D.
Great teacher! Excellent, patience, very helpful!
Amanda G.
Deron helped me simplify my technique so painting will be enjoyable and I will be so much better at it! I am thrilled
Kai C.
Deron was wonderful to work with and very communicative. My son enjoyed his art lesson.
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Melissa M.

38 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • History from University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
  • Teaching since 2006
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Melissa M.

38 Reviews
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Lessons would be individualized to focus on areas that need the most guidance.

About Melissa

I have been teaching since 2006 on a variety of topics. I graduated with an BA from the University of Wisconsin. My degree is in History with and emphasis on East Asian history. I've taught all age groups from age 2 up to retirees. My teaching experience includes one-on-one and group classes i

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Raine
My 14 y/o daughter enjoyed her lessons.
Violet H.
Wonderful drawing lesson with my 4 year old daughter. My daughter looks forward to her next set of lessons with Melissa. I am grateful and I highly recommend!

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Average Cost of Watercolor Painting Lessons in Philadelphia, PA

The average cost of 60-minute watercolor painting lessons in Philadelphia is $77. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $125 per hour.
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"My 5-year old had a great time and did very independently from our supervision a nice watercolor with Lauren."
Isabela
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Lauren W.
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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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"Outstanding teacher! Took lessons with my kids. Megan is wonderful!"
Chris
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Wonderful lesson... my daughter loved it!"
Elizabeth
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Deron C.
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"I haven’t expected such a strong impact on me. Danil changed my perception of the drawing. His explanations are clear and interesting. Now I am really involved into learning and improving my technics!"
Wes
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Danil G.
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"I loved it it was challenging"
Sandy
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Our 5-year old daughter is really enjoying her painting lessons with Lauren"
Olive
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Lauren W.
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"I learned A LOT about painting. It was a great first class. Thank you."
Carla
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Melissa M.
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"She was just wonderful in showing me different techniques with each lesson."
Becky
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"As a beginner in watercolor painting, Megan has provided great one-on-one guidance and a tailored instruction to my level and interest. I would highly recommend."
Laura
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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