Dennis Willoner

Dennis W.

Palo Alto, CA
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Lesson Details

Drawing

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Art is fun and relaxing, and that's exactly how I like to teach. Whether you're a beginner, aspiring artist, or someone who's always wanted to draw, I can help you create the portfolio of your dreams. I have watched my students grow from beginners to creating some incredible works.

I specialize drawing realistically in graphite, charcoal, and pen. For beginners, I always go over the basics: shapes, shading, and strokes. We will start with simple objects such as cups and boxes, and move on to more advanced subjects, leading to your goals as an artist. I can teach how to draw from life, photo, or even from your imagination.
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About

Dennis passed a background check that includes a SSN verification, national criminal record check, and sex offender registry search. Learn More
Dennis delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
August 2013

Hello, my name is Dennis Willoner.

Music and art have always been a huge part of my life. I have been playing drums for 15 years and have been teaching for 7. I grew up learning to play drums from a private instructor, and have been studying on my own ever since. I have played in many bands in my music career and have also tracked drums in studios for local artists. Today, I currently work at School of Rock in Palo Alto as a private and group instructor, and play in a professional band called Constructs.

I have been drawing ever since I can remember. I mostly draw realistically, but also like to get on the creative side. I enjoy drawing faces and people the most out of any subject. After learning so much about art, the world can be viewed in a complete other perspective.

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Experience

Private & Group Instructor
Feb 2015 - Present
School of Rock, Palo Alto

I teach students to play the songs they know and love with other musicians as they learn how to play in a group setting. These songs are rehearsed for multiple months overtime, ending with a stage performance for all their parents and friends.

Education

Art & Music
Sep 2015 - Present
Foothill College

Languages

English
Professional Proficiency

Photos & Videos

My band in high school performing at the DNA Lounge in San Francisco
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2 Reviews

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Pavel Nov 27, 2017
Drum · In studio

Great instructor: friendly and patient, clear guidance and fun process

Joey Nov 23, 2017
Drum · In studio

He's an experienced drummer and a good teacher. It helps that we have similar tastes in music.

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