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Speaks korean, English
Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
Awarded berklee college of music most performance mallet awards. and scholarship. from Berklee college music school.
*** Specialties *** When I teach piano, I use the Alfred piano method books. When I teach ensemble, I use the Carl Orff method. When I teach Vibes and marimba, I use my own methods.
Awarded Emmy Award for the First Season of The Simpsons from The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
Teaching since 2007
Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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As an Emmy award winning animation artist with 27 years in the animation industry, I founded the non profit, EDU DESIGNS, to bring the arts back into schools. Check out my blog there for more information. I created the first Art Textbook to reference Math Standards to help teachers without an ar
BFA Painting from Texas State University
Awarded The Edge of Realism from Abend Gallery
Teaching since 2011
I have taught over 500 students how to paint! Each painting lesson is tailored to your interest and where you want to develop skill. My schooling background is in figure painting, modern painting techniques, color theory and composition. I have been trained by masterful painters from all over the world and look forward to sharing all that I have learned with you.
I have taught over 500 beginners how to paint. I have also helped young artist build their portfolio and professional artist get ready for art shows. You might be a beginner, want a creative hobby or coming back to art after a long break - I have the education and experience to help you. Thanks for
Speaks French - Canadian (Quebec) French, British English, American English, Australian English, Canadian French
Teaches students 5 to 25
Panting and Drawings, Model Design, Animation Design, Illustration, Advertising For The Web, Album Design , Logo Creation. Painting in Photoshop.
New 6 Month and One Year Courses Taught: 1. Radio Introduction Personality Broadcasting. 2. Guitar Studies Advanced 3. Music Industry 4. Advanced Composition 5. Sound Design 6. Abelton LIVE 7. Premix Setup and Post Production 8. PR and Promotions Business Background: I worked for Eddie Van Hal
James has a ridiculous amount of connections, resources and ideas at his hands, and gladly offers him to me to help me in my Method Acting. For those looking for a career in Acting, Comedy, or Film, James is definitely your man for opening several doors.
Throughout the months, he has been very supportive and encouraging, oftentimes doing welfare checkups on me throughout the week and showing me new ideas and techniques in film, acting and spontaneity. He demonstrates patience with learning curves, and gives good assignments to work on through the week for the next time you meet up. He also is understanding if you cannot make an appointment.
In terms of the actual classes, they are phenomenal. Many classes, when deliberately practicing, feel more like an actual In-the-moment conversation rather than a mechanical " Do this than that" layout. He gives a lot of good and fair feedback for improvement at the end of the class, and following the advice never failed to be right. Be prepared for time to fly, though, as 45 minutes will feel like 10, especially if you are REALLY in character and going back and forth with him on random topics, which almost make you feel like you have a hidden persona lol.
All in all, James is very experienced and skilled in teaching students of all walks of life, from aspiring actors/actresses to would be filmmakers to people simply looking to learn life skills that are invaluable to life, career, relationships and even mental health! There is something for all in this coach's teachings, provided you are wiling to put in the work. Phenomenal teacher and an all around great person!
Thank you James for the training, I grew as a improv student from the time I worked with you. I utilized this class as a test for my profession (business) and am grateful that I selected you as a mentor/teacher. I am happy with the results and may be knocking on your door again down the road. Stay tuned.
BFA Fine Art Painting from Northern Illinois University
Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from The Alzheimer's Association Illinois Chapter
I provide instructional direction using templates and thin paper. I recommend dual brush markers made by Tomboy.
It is expected that the following tools are used:
Tomboy Dual Brush pens
Flat surface ie. Masonite board, wooden board or plastic sheet.
Stratford tracing paper.
Dedicated art professional with 18 years of experience in creating artwork utilizing various medias. In my early years I worked as an outsider artist giving watercolor lessons for Susan Edwards of the artist place called "The Art Attack in Sycamore Illinois. After some years of painting and displa
Teaching since 2007
BFA in Film Production from Florida State University College of Motion Picture Arts
Teaches students 7 and up
I have taken drawing since I was 4 years old at Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids Michigan. I have always been a keen drawer of illustration to portraits to still lifes. I can take you through the basics of each of these categories and challenge you to more advanced work as well. I have also worked as a drawing model for groups in New Orleans, and can model for our lessons as well.
Renaissance woman with a patient and inspiring ability to educate and pass on my knowledge of the arts. 10+ years experience with Video and Photo Editing Programs: Premiere Pro 2019, Final Cut Pro X, Photoshop, and After Effects. 10+ years experience with Photo and Video Cameras and Lighting
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