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Sharron J.

13 Reviews
Laurel, MD
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2003
  • High School Diploma-Visual Arts from Baltimore School for the Arts
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
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Sharron J.

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Self expression through art is an amazing experience. It's personal on all levels.

The most fabulous thing about being an artist is that boundaries regarding creativity are non-existent. The artist is always in a state of learning. Art is a progressive practice that takes time to develop.

Materials are not included.
Materials needed are pencil, paper and a willingness to explore.

Drawing lessons will be assessed based on the individual's current abilities and their goals.
Ages 9+

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For virtual sessions, the student will need to create a conducive workspace that will allow teacher/student viewing of art work in progress. The student will need a workspace with lots of light. Often, I will ask to see the students progress, so that I may be able critique and give advise on their work in progress.

For short-term sessions (virtual or in-person), the teacher and student will collaborate and determine how the student will get the most out of their session(s).

About Sharron

In my sessions, I am more than a teacher, I am a mentor and a counselor, I promote positive energy for positive outcomes. I am the Artist behind JFA Studio in Baltimore, Maryland. However, my resume includes graduating from the Baltimore School for the Arts and continued studies at the Maryl

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Suzanne Juel
Sharron is FABULOUS!
Patrick
Sharron was wonderful!! Her experience is amazing. She provides direction, practical tips, support all rolled into an hour of enjoyment!
mark
This was such an amazing experiences. It was a random gift that I did not know I would love so much. I hope you all get to take classes with Sharron.

Andrea C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Andrea C.

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I have over 30 years experience with painting, sketching, and Color theory. My passion is to share my knowledge and understanding. I have been consistently teaching groups and a one on one basis for the past 3 years. I understand from an early age the impact art has. I would love to help you build a foundation of art and give you the tools to create when ever you desire. I specialize in beginners/intermediate and will customize each lesson to fit your need. I absolutely love what I would love to share it with you! Let’s get started!!

About Andrea

Her talent was discovered by her mentor, her grandfather, also an artist.She had an eye for color. She could draw anything as an exact match. Eventually this amazing talent and passion translated into paintings. This connection with colliding colors is what initially set her work apart in shows and

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Jessi X.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • Teaching since 2018
  • BFA in Animation from Massachusetts College of Art and Design
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jessi X.

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I most often paint with oils or digitally, but I am also experienced with acrylic, watercolors, and gouache. For my digital paintings, I primarily use Procreate on the iPad, but I've been painting in Photoshop since I was 13. Let me know what medium you're most interested in, or whether or not you'd like to explore more than one! Even if your focus is digital, I highly recommend doing some traditional painting as well; it will greatly strengthen your digital painting skills (speaking from first-hand experience).

In our lessons, we will build upon drawing foundations and strengthen your understanding of color and light by painting from observation (both from life/in person and photo/video reference). We'll learn how to mix colors and layer paint to create depth and dimension. The subjects you paint will depend on your own personal interests, whether it's landscapes, portraits, or something else; I will always give assignments with your artistic goals in mind. If you have little to no ...

About Jessi

I’m an animator and multidisciplinary artist who has been drawing for as long as I can remember. I graduated from MassArt with a BFA in Animation, but I also enjoy painting, illustration, sculpture, and photography. In addition to visual art, I like to dance and write poetry. During my time as a

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Brie
Jessi has been a tremendous help for my Design II class. They taught me all the proper techniques and was very patient with me and my extremely minimal amount of skill. Thanks to them I managed to get a much better grade than I usually would in these types of media classes (i'm so so so bad at technology) and I feel more autonomous when it comes to designing my own posters for shows.
Destiny
Jessi was always kind, honest and extremely helpful with her critiques of my work. Her guidance helped me understand key concepts in what makes good art and I improved so much because of it! I highly recommend her as a tutor!
Lauren
Jessi was a TA for my freshman year drawing class and she was amazing to be in class with! Very supportive, friendly and made the class a much more positive environment!

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Stephen B.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Piano and Film Scoring from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Stephen B.

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Want to know how to take great photos? I have been a photographer for nearly fifteen years creating mostly landscapes, macro, wildlife, night and architecture. My photos have been displayed at art shows and sold numerous times at the Mass. College of Art annual auction and give tours local to the Boston area. Boston Common, Arnold Arboretum Great Meadows in Concord, MA. I am knowledgeable with Nikon, Canon, and Sony cameras. More knowledgeable 2\with Nikon. Please tell me about your photography background, what you want to learn, what camera and lens you have, etc.d

About Stephen

Hello, I am a graduate of Berklee College of Music in Boston with a degree in Piano and Film Scoring. I have been shifting some of my students to online classes but will come to your home or to me wearing a mask for now. I teach Piano, Film Scoring, Ear Training, Conducting and Photography. I

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Jake
Stephen's a great instructor both from a technical and personable perspective.

He's got a cornucopia of musical knowledge that's evident from how speaks to how he teaches. If you like any film score, chances are he knows how to play it.

Speaking as a beginner, I can say he's been very patient and knows a bunch of exercises and books to learn everything thing from theory to practical pieces to finger exercises.

He provides constructive guidance on what you're doing wrong, and I'm happy to see myself improve under his tutorage. (oh and if you're a sci-fi fan, you'll have a lot in common with him)
Saelle D.
Great ., very nice person
Rahul
Steve is an excellent teacher! I always look forward to my classes. I am a student in high school, and he fully understands my need to balance my school work with piano, and he makes sure that I am able to comfortably commit to both aspects of my life. Steve makes sure that I stay on task and that I am progressing with my piano skills all while making the lessons fun and enjoyable.
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Aditi V.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $18
  • Speaks Marathi, Hindi, English
  • Awarded Honorary Mention Award - Digital Painting, from San Diego County Fair, 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Aditi V.

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Experienced teacher specializing in beginner/ Intermediate painting student. I have experience painting for last 15 years and have won multiple awards. My lessons plans are customized according to individual needs and goals. All ages welcome. In no time will you start painting comfortably with a strong knowledge of color theory, design principles and knowledge about chosen medium. Let's get started!

About Aditi

Hi! I am Aditi. I have been painting for last 15 years. I am passionate about painting. I have been teaching drawing and painting for over two years one-on-one and in groups. I am a classical trained artist and have a bachelors degree in oil painting, from prestigious college in Asia, Sir J.J. Scho

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Ginny
I enjoyed our first lesson very much. Aditi’s instruction was very clear and easy to follow. She did a good job simplifying things for me. Very pleasant personality also. I am looking forward to learning more in our next session..
Arabella
Aditi is very kind and teaches patiently. I enjoy our watercolor classes.
George R.
Great instruction on color matching and suggestions on what colors to mix to get the right color to paint. Sends pictures ahead of time on what subjects to paint for next lesson but is flexible if I wanted a particular subject.
Pleasant to work with.
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Brandy G.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Fashion design and Fiber/textile arts from Maryland Institute College of Art
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Brandy G.

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Brandy studied drawing and painting at the Maryland Institute College of Art and received a certificate in painting from Parsons School of Design in NYC. She has won many awards and exhibited her work around the U.S.
Students will learn how to draw and paint using a variety of mediums such as pencil, pen and ink, charcoal, and watercolors. Lessons include learning to draw from life observations and photo references, learning about light and shadow, contour, line quality, anatomy,, perspective, color theory and more.

About Brandy

My name is Brandy I am an arts and crafts instructor with 10+ years experience teaching students of all ages and backgrounds. I have recently relocated to Garner, NC from NYC and am teaching the following: Sewing and Fashion Design: Hand sewing, Machine sewing, Custom garment making, Patternmaki

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Eric P.
Brandy was very helpful and knowledgeable! Great working with her.
Donna
Brandy was vary knowledgeable kind and patient teacher. Brandy is passionate about her art and sharing it

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"She is very kind and passionate.
I’ve been taking the class for 2 month and I can actually tell that my drawings improved in such a short time.
She teaches from the very basic and that helped a lot."
Grace
Took Drawing lessons from Seonjung P.
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"Loren is a delight! She taught me how to create a beautiful floral painting step by step. She gave enough instruction to learn proper technique but gave me enough space to allow me to be creative with my painting. I highly recommend Loren to teach you how to create beautiful acrylic paintings!"
Charissa
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Loren P.
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"Very fun, and helpful. You can tell she really has a passion for photography."
Amanda
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"I decided to take painting lessons from Morgan because while I have experience in drawing, I was a complete beginner when it comes to painting. Now after just a couple months of biweekly lessons, I feel like I have a good grasp on the fundamentals of oil painting. I've already painted several pieces that I really like. Morgan has been very supportive and knowledgeable the whole way through. I'm very glad I decided to take lessons from her."
Rowan
Took Oil Painting lessons from Morgan U.
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"Great first meeting, looking forward to the next."
darrel
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"I’ve been wanting to learn to paint for years but it seemed like an expensive thing to get into. Eileen provides materials for beginners which is really helpful because you feel like you can experiment more without making a big commitment. Her lessons are challenging but relaxed and her paintings are awesome and inspiring!"
Kim
Took Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"Julie is a wonderful instructor! She is engaging and thoughtful, and she provides clear instructions and advice. She took time to ask me my specific goals for my first lesson, and after just one class, I already feel much more confident in my photography skills! I am a super beginner, and am looking forward to continuing to work with Julie to improve my skills."
Jaclyn
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Great teacher and excellent class"
Ivy
Took Drawing lessons from Roya M.
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"I learned to paint from real objects and landscape instead of copying from a picture and I love it."
Parri
Took Oil Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"Wonderful lesson... my daughter loved it!"
Elizabeth
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Deron C.
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