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Sandy K.

5 Reviews
Pittsburgh, PA
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Bachelor of Fine Art, Suma Cum Laude, Painting from Columbus College of Art and Design
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Sandy K.

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To draw is to be fearless. If you are interested in drawing from life, then I can assist by teaching you the basics or show you how to improve your skill set. I work as a professional artist and have a great deal of knowledge about materials and processes. I enjoy working in ink, pencil (graphite and colored), charcoal, and pastel (oil and soft). I am also into combining media. I have taught for over a decade and my students range in age from children to senior citizens.

About Sandy

I believe in the power of art to change lives. I have been working as a professional artist for several decades and I love what I do. My work ranges from murals to intimate portraiture. My resume includes National Endowment for the Arts funded public art projects, solo exhibitions and museum shows

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Katherine V.
Ms. Sandy is a wonderful instructor and has taught my daughter so much!
Brooke
Sandy is an awesome teacher and my daughter really enjoys working with her. She is warm and personable in addition to being a very talented artist and effective instructor.
Sydney N.
Learned a lot in the very first lesson!
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Dan Q.

1 Review
Pittsburgh, PA
Starting at $100
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Communications Media from Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dan Q.

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Photography with professional equipment and software can be very intimidating. I have experience teaching and training in photography and other digital media tools and will help you to get a grasp on all of the ins and outs of photography, getting the results you seek out of your photographs, and photo editing with professional software. I am excited to meet you and get started!

About Dan

Photography can be intimidating when you pick up your first DSLR camera, or open up your app or editing software. I am a professional portrait photographer with a degree in digital photography from Pittsburgh Filmmakers/Pittsburgh Center for the arts, as well as more than 20 years of experience te

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Tim Karloski
Dan was very easy to get along with and tailors the class to your needs. He is very experienced and will definitely help you out in the photography world!

Michael C.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Michael C.

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Students will learn proper lighting, posing, and decision making about photography. From social media photos to capturing alluring imagery for your business website products to photographing interiors and exteriors. Classes can be tailored to suit your needs!
Sample Classes Taught:
Beginning Photography and History of the camera, Lighting,
Proper Posing, Product Photography, How to cover a Wedding, Photo Essay Book, Story Telling with your Camera, Portraits, Basic Flash, Studio Lighting, Retouching.
Please inquire about Masters Levels Classes!

About Michael

Working Pro! Former Director of Digital Imaging at Boston University Center for Digital Imaging Arts. Author of four coffee table books of portraits. Commercial photographer for over 30 years with many clients including General Mills, Starz Entertainment Co, Vibe Magazine and personal clients in

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BM
Mr. Cunningham is an amazing talent with an impeccable eye for photography and digital imaging. His skill set ranges include multiple genres and is manifested in his teaching. It is a pleasure to learn from someone with such a diverse background, deep history and knowledge of the art.
Michelle
I’ve always wanted to take beautiful pictures but just couldn’t. Thanks Michael for showing me how to capture the moment with depth of emotion and hues. You’re style of instruction was easy to follow and he tips that you shared were very helpful. I’m excited to learn more.
Rhonda
Michael's passion and knowledge of photography makes him an outstanding instructor. He has an easy style and knows just how to make sure you understand what he is teaching, I would highly recommend Michael to anyone!

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Emily C.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Fine Art from Skidmore College
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Emily C.

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All artists need to learn the basic fundamentals of drawing. I'll show you how to sketch ideas using reference imagery in pencil, focus on composition, form, light, shading, and more. As you progress we can introduce more mediums such as ink pens, alcohol markers, India ink, or colored pencils. I'm also happy to teach digital drawing, using various techniques to sketch and develop crisp linearts.

My drawing specialties are people, animals, and nature landscape scenery, so if any of these things interest you, let's get drawing!

About Emily

Greetings! Do you love to draw or paint either digitally or with traditional mediums? Do you or your kids love cartoons, anime/manga, or comics? How about figure drawing, or lovely nature landscapes? Drawing animals perhaps? How about portraits? Well, if you answered 'yes!' to any of these, then I'

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Marianne
Emily works with my son developing his drawing skills before he leaves for college to study digital animation. He really needed to work on illustration skills and Emily has been amazing! I can’t believe how quickly his skills are improving!! But more importantly to me is that my son enjoys the lessons. He is very comfortable working with Emily and his confidence has grown in the process! I can not speak highly enough about Emily as a teacher!! She has a very calm and supportive approach which is perfect for my son. My son does not drive so it is really convenient that she is willing to travel to my house for lessons!
Kaleb
I found the class very helpful and enjoyable. I've made a lot of progress and it really helps that it's one on one.
Molly
My daughter first met Emily through a summer camp that she participated in. She came home excited and told me that we HAD TO take lessons from her! She has been taking drawing lessons from Emily for the past year and has grown so much in skill! Emily is a patient, kind and caring teacher. She really has a wonderful way of connecting with her students and is supportive of their art style. I would highly recommend Emily!
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Meslech B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Speaks Amharic
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Economics from University of Maryland
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Meslech B.

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Interested in upgrading your photographic abilities? Have a desire to elevate in a craft you've always been curious about learning more about? Interested in elevating your editing skills with softwares like Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop? Come learn photography and editing with me! I have years of experience doing studio photography, food photography, portraits, events, and more! No background knowledge needed. I will help curate lesson plans based on the type of photography you have interest in. If you don't have a DSLR, no problem. You can even use your phone. I invite anyone curious into the world of photographic artistry.

About Meslech

Hi! My name is Meslech Bellay and I am a photographer in the DC area. I started photography as a kid, and since then have explored travel photography, food photography, documentary photography, fashion photography, studio and more! The biggest lesson I have learned is to be imaginative with your wo

Juan M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • 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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"I made a last minute lesson with Megan as I panicked about a university project that I was in no way prepared for. She is a calming and professional energy that guides you along the first few movements. At the end of the class she summed up what the next steps would be, making sure to set me up for success. I will definitely be signing up again!"
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Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Megan R.
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Took Photography lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"She's really a fantastic teacher. Every single lesson gets more and more customized as she gets to know your painting style and what issues you might have. And she gives fun projects! I would highly recommend for for anyone looking to get more information on tones, shading, coloring, sketching paintings, and even more. Looking forward to continuing!"
Anna
Took Oil Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Jessica was an excellent teacher with my 9 year old son. It is quite clear she has experience working with children - she is patient, calming and supportive. He can't wait for his next lesson!"
Jack
Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
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"Roya is a great teacher and very knowledgeable. I have taken two classes thus far and look forward to continuing to learn from her. She is supportive and encouraging and really wants to help me tap into finding my true artist."
Denise
Took Abstract Painting lessons from Roya M.
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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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"I have had the pleasure of taking several in class and online classes with Julie. Her knowledge of photography is top level. She can explain topics to me in a manner that is easy to understand and has answered my questions patiently. Looking forward to more sessions with Julie in the future!"
Diane
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"I've been fortunate to know some rare and phenomenally reputable Artists in my personal circle and Mr. Ohashi ranks as such. It's even rarer to find someone of this skill to also be a gifted instructor to adults and art teacher to children. For my husband's 50th birthday, I approached Mr. Ohashi after deciding to do a special family art project with our two daughters ages 4 and 6. The entire afternoon was flawless. From set up to clean up, each step of our creative process was relaxed and fun. He is also an experienced and gifted children's art teacher and all they could ask when he left was, "When is he coming back to do more projects with us?" We live in such an age where lasting memories are replaced with hurried instant gratification. We had a special dinner for my husband but those paintings we did with our small girls, will remain on our wall for, what I know will be generations. Not only that, we've been complimented how professional it looks and because we did it in the style of Donald Judd, it really pops out. You've no idea how many people have asked about our family collage work of art when we set up my daughter's virtual school sessions against that wall during the COVID shutdown. To have access to art instruction from someone with this level of caliber is fortuitous to say the least. I can't wait to plan another project."
Liz
Took Abstract Painting lessons from Ohashi R.
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"Super nice and helpful ! So interesting and so much fun ! I’m looking forward to the next lesson , and ultimately learning to paint in oils with Eileen’s guidance !"
Andrea
Took Oil Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"I have worked with Matt in portfolio development from when I was 12 and going into high school, to 15, as I develop my college portfolio. He has encouraged me with new ideas, understandings about art, and helped me be confident in what I want to create. Preparing for my college portfolio especially, being committed and making time to create was important in my development, as Matt was able to give helpful feedback that allowed me to finish up to 25 works. His style of teaching is accepting of all art forms, and his own creativity allows for unique portfolio pieces. Thank you for all of the great sessions!"
Gemma
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Matthew M.
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