Sylvia Lee

Sylvia L.

New York, NY
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Lesson Details

Illustration

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Experienced fashion designer and illustrator of 9 years available to teach eager students of all experience, levels and ages! I adjust and build my lesson structure so students learn what they are interested in and want to learn, while building strong foundations of basic sketching in different mediums such as pencil, ink, paint, charcoal and mixed media. The subject of illustration can be catered to whatever the student's interest is in.
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About

Sylvia delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 5+

Teaching since:
2000

Hello! My name is Sylvia and I'm here to help you learn a new skill or master it to a new level! I've been teaching private lessons since 2001 and am currently available to teach lessons at your home, at the public library, and online. I have loved helping my students with education classes such as mathematics, english, science, dancing salsa and cha cha, painting, illustrating fashion, sewing, computer coding, playing the violin, to personal training.

I have always had many interests and luckily I worked hard at them with great teachers to achieve great levels. I went to University of New South Wales and earned a degree in Software Engineering in 2003, and also Sydney TAFE to earn a Fashion Design degree in 2009.

I'm a friendly and understanding person and my teaching style is patient, motivating, and positive. I believe everyone can achieve what they want with the right mindset and the right opportunity. My aim is to help you reach your goals and make you feel accomplished!

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Experience

Creative director
Jan 2010 - Present
Sylvia Lee Designs

Creative director, designer and business manager of ready to wear women's line and couture evening dresses and wedding dresses.

Designer
Apr 2015 - Jun 2016
BBX co

Evening wear designer

Education

Fashion Design
Jan 2007 - Dec 2009
Sydney Institute Fashion Design Studio
Software Engineering
Feb 2000 - Dec 2003
University of New South Wales

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Korean
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) certification
Jun 2005
Australasian Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS)

Violin 7th Grade
Jun 1997
Australian Music Examinations Board

Achieved 7th grade of 8th grade total.
Member of chamber orchestra and string ensemble.
Performed at the Sydney Opera House.

Awards

2012 Achievements in Arts Award
Mar 2012
Australian Korean Cultural Association
Official Evening Dress designer for Miss Universe Australia
Sep 2011
Miss Universe Australia
Styled Awards Designer of the Year
Jan 2010
Styled Awards
Flair Awards Designer of the Year
Sep 2009
The Flair Awards
Frock On Red Carpet Design Winner
Aug 2009
Frock On Design Awards

Photos & Videos

Fashion design, sketching, color theory, fabrication, sourcing fabrics/materials, making the idea come together.

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Beginner violin lessons for children and adults

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Designing on Illustrator and Photoshop

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Pencil illustration

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Painting with acrylic and gouache

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Fashion illustration and painting

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Sewing on machine and by hand

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Beading and embellishment

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Photo by Sylvia L.
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3 Reviews

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Manuela Dec 18, 2016
Fashion Design · Online

I loved this lesson with Silvia. As an experienced fashion designer she could introduce me into certain steps that are required to produce my own clothes. This was very interesting and helpful. Thx a lot!

Andrew Nov 28, 2016
Adobe Photoshop · In studio

Sylvia, is great at articulating the knowledgeable she has of the program Photoshop which allowed me to learn in one lesson the basics with ease. Highly recommend

Andrew Nov 28, 2016
Adobe Photoshop · In studio

Sylvia, is great at articulating the knowledgeable she has of the program Photoshop which allowed me to learn in one lesson the basics with ease. Highly recommend

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