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About Moataz A.

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Adobe illustrator is my favorite designing tool, and I use it every single day, and I know the ins and outs of it, and I would love to share that with you. It's really not that hard and you can master it in days, I'll help you master the basics and give you advanced techniques and shortcuts so you can maximize your workflow and make beautiful vectorized work in no time.

About Moataz
I am a Freelance Graphic Designer living in Stamford, Connecticut. I love learning and teaching, like a lot. I teach languages, Lettering, branding, and the basics of Graphic design as well as the adobe programs that bring it to life.

My promise to you is that I will teach you everything I know in the time I'm given and provide you with all sorts of outside resources to get you on your way to fluency and proficiency.

I'll make sure to do my absolute best to get you speaking a new language from day one, learning a Design program immediately, or teaching you how to letter with the rules they don't teach you in school. And best of all, I'll even show you how to actually make money with all of these.

I have a very unique journey into learning where I experienced many places and got a fresh and different understanding to the many su
bjects that I teach. For example my knowledge of multiple languages and travel to different countries gave me an added knowledge of linguistics that I experienced first hand and confirmed in books, so now I know how languages work, and can relate a concept from one language to another even if the languages seem completely different.

My Design work has been very general so I've done a lot of different things before I specialized in hand lettering, so I've done it all from advertisements on billboards to website design and development, to copywriting, to branding from start to finish for companies big and small.

My love for lettering and Calligraphy emerged when I started getting more Logos for client work and my exploration of type wasn't the best answer most of the time so I would letter everything myself, and the rest is history.

I am really passionate about learning and even more passionate about sharing what I've learned. I am efficient, I know what works for different people since I taught in classrooms and tutored way before I knew about Takelessons, and I'm most proud of being praised as a very genuine person. A very common compliment I get is that I sincerely want my students to do well. And it makes me really happy every time someone says it, and I hope that one day you see that and tell me the same thing.

Feel free to find out more about me and ask me anything you want, and I really look forward to one day teach you something that will get you to achieve your goals! :)

Just so there are no surprises, I raise my prices very slightly every 3 months, next time it will go up is on March 3rd 2017. The reason for this is because I get better and more efficient at teaching as time goes by, so that hour that you get now is much more packed with value than the same hour last year or last month.
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Ramona August 9, 2018
· Adobe InDesign · Online
Very knowledgeable and patient! I am finally making progress with InDesign:)
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Brianna J. August 1, 2018
· Arabic · Online
it was great
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Brianna J. July 7, 2018
· Arabic · Online
He was great he is he best and showed me a lot these past few monthes or years i can't tell because it was so great I give him 5 stars HE IS THE BEST!
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About Blake M.

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Chicago, IL
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I've been designing for over ten years dating back to Quark (yikes!). I look for eager students to understand what they're doing as oppose to just memorizing. I will listen to your goals and adjust the curriculum to your needs. Whether it's working with Illustrator for the first time to getting advice for a project you're currently working on, I can assist you with your needs. I have lots of energy and love students with a sense of humor! Let's start having fun!

About Blake
Greetings! My name is Blake and I can't wait to meet you! I have been practicing design in the corporate, fashion and entertainment industries for over ten years. I can assist you with your goals from learning a new design software to providing guidance one of your current projects. Whatever you want to achieve, I can assist you by finding the right path. I do not have a set curriculum because every student varies from age to experience. My only rule is to take fun seriously!
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Anthony June 2, 2018
· Video Production · Online
Blake did an amazing job in helping me understand the basics of video editing and helped me to understand the specific parts of video editing i needed for work. I highly recommend Blake and will take classes from him again in the future!
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Ramona May 24, 2018
· Adobe Illustrator · Online
Very good lesson! Looking forward to the next!
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Erin Keppel February 21, 2018
· Adobe Photoshop · In home
I'm a total novice and Blake is very patient and doesn't mind explaining things more than once. After one lesson, I feel like I can start putting what I learned to use already.
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Blake M.

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About Erasmo C.

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Monroe, NC
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I have a mastery of Illustrator as I have used it since my undergraduate career and also use it academically and professionally.

About Erasmo
I consider myself a highly creative individual who likes to help others learn skills that will be useful to their future.

I have been in the same situation and also see myself as a professor in the future and this gives me the opportunity to experience teaching first hand.
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Erasmo C.

Erasmo C.

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About Lily S.

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Adobe Creative Suite has most of the best multimedia software programs ever made. I have used it as a professional for over 20 years years. I look forward to teaching you how to use the "magic" that lies within it.

I've been designing for over ten years dating back to Quark (yikes!). I look for eager students to understand what they're doing as opposed to just memorizing. I will listen to your goals and adjust the curriculum to your needs. Whether it's working with Illustrator for the first time to getting advice for a project you're currently working on, I can assist you with your needs. I have lots of energy and love students with a sense of humor! Let's start having fun!

Adobe illustrator is my favorite designing tool, and I use it every single day, and I know the ins and outs of it, and I would love to share that with you. It's really not that hard and you can master it in days, I'll help you master the basics and give you advanced techniques and shortcuts so you can ...

About Lily
I've been sewing since I was 13. I've sewn things over the years such as dresses, pajamas. I do a lot of tailoring things too. I just love to sew, and I love teaching people to sew too!

The way that I teach is to help the student develop their own style. I have students work on their own individual projects that they pick out while asking me questions that they might have while they are doing their project.

However, if they would like there is an option for me to develop lessons for the student on certain sewing techniques that the student could learn. Although, be aware that learning how to sew takes time and that all the techniques of sewing cannot be done all at once.

Then, there is the third option that the lesson could be a mix of the student doing what they want (choosing their own project) and learning some pre-designed
techniques.

My first goal is to give my students all of the tools they need to feel confident from the very first lesson. I would like for all of my students within the first lesson to finish either of two basic projects (pajama pants or a draw string bag).

My lessons are not like videos you may find online. Meaning projects will take longer than you think they will. I will work with you to properly construct a quality finished project without too many frustrations and in a timely manner. I recommend buying lessons in 90 minute packages, since sewing always takes longer than expected.

THE BEGINNER SEWER

In these lessons we will go over the following, which can be adapted to how you want:

- Sewing safety and how to use a machine
- Learn about the sewing tools you'll be using
- How to read, cut out, layout, and follow a basic pattern instructions
- How to pin and sew a seam, finish seams and sew hems
- Learn to sew on an elastic band (to pajamas or for a tote).
- Learn how to unpick your projects when a mistake is made.
- Learn how to do a basic stitch and the gather stitch.
- TAKE AWAY PROJECTS:
- Pajamas
- Sewing Tote
- Basic Dress
- Pillow case

THE INTERMEDIATE SEWER
- Cement what you learned in the while a beginner.
- Learn to hand sew hems etc.
- Learn about different fabrics and when to use them.
- Sew a basic zipper onto clothes or bags.
- Learn about the different foots.
- Learn to do other stitches
-TAKE AWAY PROJECTS
- Intermediate Dresses/ Clothes
- Bags
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THE ADVANCED SEWER
- Work on your own projects you choose with help.
- Work with harder fabrics.
-Use a zipper foot to sew an invisible zipper.
- Learn to do advanced stitches
-Learn about pleats and darts.
- TAKE AWAY PROJECTS
- Prom dress
- Suits
- Formal Coats
- Backpacks

Whether it is for a hobby, to decorate your house, to prepare for design school, or to make your own clothes, I can teach you from the very basic sewing skills, to more advance topics such as modifying your patterns to make clothes that fit.

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Alexandra September 6, 2018
· French · Online
Lily was great! Patient and kind and adapted it to fit the needs of my child.
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Stephanie August 20, 2018
· Sewing · Online
I love how patient she was with me. I have never done this before and am a true beginner and was a little nervous. Her patience gives me confidence to keep working towards me goals.
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Marci August 7, 2018
· Sewing · In home
Lily was great! She is very knowledgeable and friendly. I learned so much from her. Highly recommend her for any of your sewing needs.
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About Etana H.

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Tempe, AZ

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We will start by getting to know one another a bit so I can gain a clear idea of what you are hoping to gain from our sessions. Whether it be an intro to a software or taking developing a full start to finish project. After our first meeting I will use my 11 years of professional experience to develop a unique lesson plan for you and your goals.

About Etana
Hi! My name is Etana, M.S. I am a detail oriented, self starting designer with 11 years of professional experience under my belt. From print to web, design is not simply what I do for a living, it is my passion.

I run a Tempe, Arizona based business called SocietyJazz = ‘Society’ as in the totality of people and ‘Jazz’ as in all that stuff. Society Jazz brings together my core concepts: People .Passions . Environments.

I bring this philosophy into my teaching method: I believe that each person is uniquely different so therefore their love/passion in life and how they bring it into the world is their own. I use this philosophy to create unique lessons based on you, how you learn and what you want to learn.

There isn't a creative challenge I won't take on with you no matter your experience level. My greatest joy is to share my pas
sion of Design with you.
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Joan August 29, 2018
· WordPress · In studio
Etana is AWESOME!! She is very patient, detail oriented, and takes her time to explain, and actually wants you to succeed in your endeavors!!! THANK YOU!
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Ann D. July 26, 2018
· Microsoft Office · In studio
Etana is very knowledgeable, professional and kind. She's the type of teacher you feel comfortable with immediately. I look forward to working with her!
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Katrin O. July 21, 2018
· WordPress · Online
Etana is a great teacher in addition to being an expert at WordPress. Highly recommend!
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About Alejandro A.

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Illustrator is an awesome tool, and so easy to learn that you will be up and running so fast, and you will be able to start creating all kind of graphics for different media.

Illustrator is my favorite tool for logo creation, If you are looking for the right tool to develop your branding strategies, and even cool social media post easy to handle, you are in the right track

As an Adobe Certified Instructor, you will be granted an Adobe Issued Participation Certificate that will enhance your skills and professional curricula.

My teaching method focus on the main techniques you need in order to understand and master the tool, and also I love to pump up your creativity with fun and original ideas.

About Alejandro
Deep experience in the planning and deployment of creative campaigns and strategies for
Social Media, Branding, Internet Marketing and offline media, with special attraction to sectors such as:

Entertainment
TV and Broadcasting
Fashion
Foods
Education
Technology
Health
tourism

Leadership and professional training for conceptual, organizational and operational management of projects for: Web, Multimedia, Interactive Content, Graphic Arts, Pre-press and Offset Printing and Digital Video and 3D Animation, Spots, Commercials, Digital Advertising, Social Media Ads, Motion Ads,
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Marjorie Villarroel April 9, 2017
· Video Production · Online
Alejo is the best teacher that I have...
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Carely April 7, 2017
· Adobe Photoshop · Online
The best Teacher ever!
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Alejandro A.

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About Ana Z.

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Illustrator can get a bit tricky.
Many people don't like to use it because it's not very user-friendly.
But with the help of some useful tips, life can be made a lot easier in Illustrator.

Minimum requirements for enrolling in this class: A desktop computer with Adobe Illustrator CS6 or CC. Good internet connection.

About Ana
I am a Graphic Designer with a full time job teaching Photoshop and Photography in high school.
After receiving many requests from amateur and professional photographers, as well as aspiring graphic designers, willing to learn the unlimited creative possibilities that Photoshop has to offer, I decided to join Takelessons and become a weekend teacher here.
If you would like to learn how to create literally anything your imagination leads you to, or just use techniques to obtain an effect you have seen somewhere, you came to the right place.
You can discover the secrets of professional photo retouching or dive in the surrealism of advanced photo manipulation, Each lesson will be customized to your specific needs.
On the other hand, if you are just getting started in Photography, Photoshop or Graphic Design, you have likely tried tho
se You Tube videos and gave up in frustration, as most of these videos are too fast or too advanced.
No worries, we can go through the basics at your own pace, until you feel comfortable with using the tools on your own.
The sky is the limit.

Note: in order to book classes for advanced techniques, students must have the necessary basic and intermediate proficiency levels.
If you are not sure what your level of proficiency is, please check with me and we can figure it out together.

Attention: many hours of extensive work go into creating comprehensive student-specific learning content for each individual student at beginner level.
When booking a lesson, bear in mind that your teacher will be working on developing these materials after the lesson has ended.
I will do everything in my power to develop, complete and send these materials out to you during the same weekend*.
With that in mind, please plan for taking lessons on a Saturday.
Sunday students will most likely not be able to benefit from same-weekend newly developed learning content.

*Exceptions apply
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Alan G. June 23, 2018
· Adobe Photoshop · Online
another great lesson thank you Ana !
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Alan G. June 16, 2018
· Adobe Photoshop · Online
Excellent lesson, Ana is very methodical & patient with excellent communication.
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Michele Ritter May 19, 2018
· Photography · In studio
Great first session.
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About Collyne P.

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Alpharetta, GA

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Learn Adobe Illustrator. Whether you're brand new to Illustrator, or have played around with it but need more instruction, I can help you feel more comfortable using this graphic application.

Some Of The Topics I will Cover:

- The Adobe Illustrator workspace and tools
- Creating shapes & lines
- Using the pen & curvature tool in your designs
- Making your graphics stand out by using strokes, pencils & brushes
- Aligning and distributing your objects to create amazing backgrounds and textures
- Adding and stylize text
- Creating beautiful graphics by making masks and compound shapes
- Understanding color and how to use it in your designs
- Saving & exporting your Illustrator files for any kind of project

Learning Illustrator will give you the confidence to design your own collateral for business, branding or hobbies. Get started Learning now!

About Collyne
I'm a graphic, web and digital designer who has been using Adobe creative suite products: Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign for over 15 years. I have a Bachelors of Arts degree in Visual Communication, a Bachelors of Science degree in Marketing and a certificate in Web Design.

Graphic design is my passion. I love coming up with creative ideas and using software applications to make my vision come to life. Share my knowledge, expertise, tips and tricks of the trade with others is something that gives me joy.

So if you are looking to add any type of graphic design skills to your tool kit I'm the person to teach you how to do it!

To make sure that I meet you where you are in your journey, I can develop customized lesson plans, to take you step-by-step through your design lessons so that your end goals are accomplished.

I
look forward to working with you!
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Clover August 4, 2018
· Adobe Photoshop · In studio
Collyne was so helpful and worked at my speed!

I had a basic understanding with Photoshop but was fuzzy on a lot of topics. She cleared up my confusion and took my understanding to the next level!

I plan on booking another lesson with her next week!
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Bruce July 30, 2018
· Adobe Photoshop · Online
Collyne was great! I had used Illustrator before for small tasks here and there but had some big gaps in my knowledge of the program. Collyne has really helped me fill in those gaps and in turn produce some great work!
Collyne is patient and extremely knowledgeable, I would recommend Collyne to everyone.
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About Amanda M.

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I have 4+ years with Adobe Illustrator. I have a slow and stead clear voice.
Need a quick refresher on Adobe Illustrator take my small 15 min crash course where we target specific tools and what they are used for. Want to learn longer? No problem, we'll take our time with each tool and what they're used for. Make cool effects and brushes. Let's get started!

About Amanda
I'm a graduate from the School of Visual Arts majoring in Illustration. I'm originally from Miami, FL and alumni from Design and Architecture Senior High in Graphic Design. I'm a charismatic individual who creates with her heart and her soul. I take pleasure in teaching the joy that art give others. In the past I've taught Math in the summer with Breakthrough Miami for two summers and Art at FitKidz for two summers. I've also worked with City Year in high-schools for a few months. I currently work at Montessori tutoring Center part-time for homework help with various kids in grades 1-4.

My strengths are Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign, watercolor, Oil & Acrylic painting, teaching Math (enjoys Algebra), & homework help.

I had my artwork seen at show event in Wynwood for a small audience.

My mission is to guide you to crea
te your own voice through visual expression. I look forward to working with you.
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Luis S. July 28, 2018
· Adobe Photoshop · In studio
She is real expert.
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Nicole March 8, 2018
· Adobe Illustrator · In home
She was very thorough. She was very clear with her explanations and took her time to go through each lesson so I clearly understood.

Thanks!
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