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Patricia M.

San Pedro, CA
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Christopher S.

San Antonio, TX
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Reston, VA
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Patricia M.

San Pedro, CA

Using the classic European Atelier Style of teaching, I start all students with basic drawing, tone and color theory before embarking on either water color or oil painting. This is to ensure that the students have a solid foundation upon which to apply color to achieve the desire d effects. No amount of pretty color will make up for a poorly constructed work. Students learn to create dimensional illusions by understanding the principles of perspective, light and dark and various techniques.

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Megan D. June 30, 2015
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Patricia is the best instructor ever! Her love for and knowledge about piano is so inspiring! I learned so much and got so much out of each lesson. She is a joy to be with and I'm truely lucky to have had her as my instructor!
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Cj R. February 12, 2015
Broadway Singing · In studio
i recently came out of an audition and I sang my musical pieces better than I've ever done them before! The auditioner sat me down at the end and said he loves my voice. He said, based on how much he liked my pieces and how well I did that he would like to extend an early invitation for callbacks for the program! I really have Patricia to thank for that. She has helped me improve my voice by leaps and bounds in the time that i have been working with her and its amazing to get such immediate and rewarding results. I CAN NOT THANK PATRICIA ENOUGH! SHE COULD NOT HAVE PREPARED ME ANY BETTER AND IM SO GRATEFUL THAT I GET TO WORK WITH HER!!
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Narumi N. November 24, 2014
Vocal Training · In studio
Verified Student
She is great! It will be my 5th lesson with her tomorrow, but she has already gave me confidence in singing (at least I can get my voice out more than before without shame), being patient with me, very informative, and gives great advises.
I originally took her lesson because I had an audition for Christmas Carol, and I wanted to at least go over the song I was going to use. Instead, she gave me another song to sing for the audition. I have never been able to get in a show where singing is the main dish; however, after her advise with the new song, I was thrilled to see an email from the casting director when I was chosen to be in the show! I can never thank enough her for this. :D
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Christopher S.

San Antonio, TX

Over 15 years.
Any type of paint on any type of medium.

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Katie S. September 4, 2014
Verified Student
very unprofessional. I was not late, but instead went to the wrong apartment. Instead of asking if I was running late or got lost, he sent me a riddle about being late: "To be early is to be one time. To be on time is to be late. To be late is to be in trouble." I'm an adult, I don't need to be told i'm in trouble. Rubbed me the wrong way.
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Joanne S. November 29, 2012
Verified Student
Great with my son...

My son looks forward to his drum lessons. Christopher's approach to teaching skills are opening my son's eyes to techniques for proper drumming which my son is receptiv to. Christopher has great with keeping on track his lessons being scheduled and has been flexible to work around our schedules.
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PaulC1 October 1, 2011
Monday drum lesson

We appreciate the work you've done with Jacob. He is practicing on his own which must mean he enjoys it. Jacob has one more week of drivers ed 10/3 and then we should be able to go back to 4:30. Thanks! Angie Collier
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Layla M. H.

Reston, VA

Dedicated artist with over a decade of experience. I enjoy working in a variety of mediums and in abstract styles. Also have experience with 3-D mediums such as ceramic sculpting and metal work.

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Julie C. July 17, 2015
Microsoft Office · Online
Verified Student
Very friendly and knowledgeable. Layla is a great instructer who definitely has a lot of patience.
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Kathy S. January 30, 2015
Adobe Lightroom · Online
Verified Student
I tried to cancel my appointment for my daughter right before her lesson. It's my fault so technically Layla had every right to charge me even though she didn't meet with my daughter. We had a family issue and I didn't give her 24 hours notice. Most other instructors on this site would never have charged me. I tried to reach out to her afterwards and reschedule and she never got back to me. Therefore she made her one time hourly fee but I couldn't recommend her because customer service is important to me. So maybe she's a great instructor just don't cancel your appointment right before your scheduled time.
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Ling Y. January 30, 2015
Essay Writing · Online
Verified Student
Layla is a great teacher. She has a lot of resources to help her student. It was a pleasure having her as my teacher.

Mayra N.

San Diego, CA
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Jaami W.

San Diego, CA
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Monika N.

Goodyear, AZ
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Mayra N.

San Diego, CA

Develop your skills and practice using: acrylic paint, oil paint, and watercolor on canvas, primed canvas paper and wood.

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Nancy August 7, 2015
Painting · In studio
My girls had the best time, they can't wait to get together again with Mayra!
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Lizbeth August 7, 2015
Contemporary Art · In home
Mayra is knowledgeable, patient, flexible with my schedule. Thank you for your time and patience with me as a new student. You definitely help expand my imagination and place in on my canvas.
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Jaami W.

San Diego, CA

Teaching experience: 15 years
Teaching goals: Depends on student goals
Teaching style: Depends on student's needs

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Shawna July 13, 2015
Hip Hop Dance · In studio
What can I say about Jaami... well... she is just AMAZING!!! I love her free spirit, her love toward dance, her smile, enthusiasm, her values as a person, and her love for animals. This was only the first time I took a dance class, so I did not have much experience. However, I love hip hop dance. I read a couple reviews about Jaami's dance companies so I was both excited and nervous to try. BUT, the style in which Jaami teaches makes hip hop very easy to learn. Step by step. I felt that she really wanted me to learn and was really focused on helping me. Thank you Jaami for sharing your love for hip hop with me! Look forward to dancing with you again.
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Monika N.

Goodyear, AZ

This class will prepare you to use acrylics, oils and water colors paints, explore expressive brushstroke techniques, color, composition, and light and shadow. Strengthen your observational and design skills as you paint.

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Chris W. August 27, 2015
Calligraphy · Online
Verified Student
Monika offered great instruction and technique. She was very encouraging to a first-timer! I really enjoyed these lessons.
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Carla Bachetti August 26, 2015
Calligraphy · Online
Verified Student
Great teacher!!!
Monika’s lessons are awesome. She is patient, flexible, helpful, encouraging and super friendly.
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Kun Ma August 25, 2015
Oil Painting · Online
Verified Student
She's awesome!

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