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What works for you? Online lesson or local teacher? Either way, your visual arts lessons are live, interactive, and customized for adults.
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Ruth H.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
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Ruth H.

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About Ruth

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

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MATT
Wonderful experience!
Jasmine
Ruth brings her years of professional training & experience along with a humble, cheerful, teacherly personality. She is a jewel and I count myself very lucky to have found such a genuine & gifted artist.
Renata
Ruth is an absolute delight! She is not only talented but also kind which makes her a wonderful teacher. I would highly recommend her without any reservations!
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Anthony G.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $63
  • Bachelor Of Fine Arts with a major in painting from Tyler School of Art, part of Temple University
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
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Anthony G.

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I want to help you to become a better artist and have fun while you’re doing it! My style of teaching is to tell you about powerful ways to approach your drawings that will boost your technical ability as fast as possible. In other words, I’m going to help you to make your art look like the thing you’re drawing. But I won’t rush you through it! We’ll take as long as you need to get a good understanding of the most important aspects of the lesson. We can focus on what you are most interested in learning about. Want to learn how to draw faces better? Or maybe improve your proportions for drawing a full body person? Pets, landscapes, still life, it’s your choice because I work for you. Each of these are unique subjects, but there are certain fundamentals that apply to all of them which I will help you with to give your drawings more of a “pop out” look! Some of those things are learning to see values (light and dark), negative space, and how angles and relationships of different elements

About Anthony

I want to help you make huge leaps in your skills to become a better artist than you even thought was possible! Whatever you want to create, you can do it! Private lessons can save a lot of time and keep you on the right path for your personal individual needs, where ever you are on your way to be

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Michelle D.
Really enjoyed our first meeting Anthony told me things I would not of known on my own and I am very thankful for it, he is also patient.
Michelle D.
Anthony was great he gave me knowledge I did not have
Jeannette
Anthony is the drawing instructor I had been looking for! He genuinely is interested in connecting and learning about his students and knowing their background/ approach to art. His art class was very personalized to me, my artwork, and current skills so that I could learn from him the skills and knowledge I need to strength myself as an artist. It is a privilege to learn from him and I highly recommend him to students who are looking for a highly effective instructor that tailors the lesson to them on an individual level.
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Margot G.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $36
  • Speaks spanish, english
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Margot G.

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I have several years of hands on instructional experience and a clear yet patient, easygoing manner that makes it really accessible for beginners to learn calligraphy. I practice several different lettering styles using a variety of materials and I can customize lessons to your supplies and level of experience. I have taught students ranging from ages 8 to 80!

About Margot

Hello there! I am a professional calligrapher with 20 years of experience as a tutor, mentor, and coach. I operate my own business focused on handlettering using pointed pen, broad edge pen, brushes, paint, and chalk, as well as custom watercolor and papercut art. My undergraduate degree in studio

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Jessica-Lee
Margot was very personable and knowledgeable about the calligraphic style that I wanted to know. I do window painting and wanted to have a better understanding to apply to my own work and felt like I was given the tools and knowldege to do that.
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Margot is very kind and offers great teachings. Her calligraphy is beautiful and she really inspired me. I would recommend her to anyone who is trying to learn the art of calligraphy.
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Megan R.

58 Reviews
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Starting at $79
  • Awarded The Edge of Realism from Abend Gallery
  • BFA Painting from Texas State University
  • Teaching since 2011
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Megan R.

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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.

About Megan

PRIVATE LESSONS I specialize in online painting and drawing lessons, I have taught over 500 students! I would love to share my passion for painting and drawing with you. During your custom lesson you will watch the easy to follow steps on my webcam and get real time feedback on your artwork, I

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Jeff
Megan is an amazing teacher!
John D.
My girlfriend and I took a class from Megan as a birthday celebration. It was a ton of fun! Megan was very helpful and instructive, and tailored the class to our experience
Chana B.
We paid for two lessons. We still have not heard back from the instructor regarding our second lesson. It's been over a month. When we logged on for the lesson it said it didn't exist. Wondering why.

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Larianne T.

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Starting at $150
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 13 to 75
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Larianne T.

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With almost 9 years of experience as a professional wedding & portrait photographer, I can help new photographers learn how to operate their camera, and I can help seasoned photographers improve their portfolio and online presence.

About Larianne

Hi! I'm Larianne! I'm a wedding & portraits photographer and crochet addict :) Both my love for crochet and photographer started when I was a child. Now I am a wife and mother of two, and I have a photography business and a crochet business. I would love to help you get started, or help you get eve

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Laura W.
Larianne is so so sweet and knowledgable about crochet. She gave me so many wonderful tips and advice that I didn't know as a self taught crocheter. Thanks Larianne, I can't wait for our next lesson!
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Roya M.

47 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Farsi
  • M.F.A from NMSU
  • Awarded Best female 1st generation artists from Eiseman Center for Performing Arts, Richardson TX
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Roya M.

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I have more than 10 years of experience in teaching drawing and painting in university and college.
I cover realistic style to abstract art with watercolor, oil, or acrylic. Also, you will learn a variety of techniques like glazing, impasto, and alla prima. subject matter can start with still life and continue architecture, landscape, and figurative art.

About Roya

My name is Roya. I am a professional artist and educator, and I’m a professor in painting and drawing.It would be my pleasure to teach you painting or drawing. Over the last 10 years, I have taught painting and drawing, including figure drawing and painting courses in universities and colleges.

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Eleanor M.
Roya speaks my artistic language! She is very direct yet empathetic. Her own curiosity and patience is evident in the way she teaches and I learned a ton in our very short first lesson. Looking forward to the next one.
JASMINE
Wonderful. Very patient and kind and a great teacher
steve B.
Loved it. Lots of basic questions answered!!! Perfecto, almost. A bit of a technical glitch on my end.

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Average Cost of Visual Arts Lessons for Adults

The average cost of 60-minute visual arts lessons is $75. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $134 per hour.
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$48 average
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$64 average
60 min
$75 average

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