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Martita H.

Kent, WA
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2011
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Martita H.

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Light is all around us. Understanding it and learning how to read and write with it is key to photography. I will help you learn the language of light and help bring into focus your unique creative signature as a photographer. My lessons will have you creating photographs that are unique and beautiful and will have you writing with light.

About Martita

I am a multi-faceted visual artist. As a drawer, painter, designer and photographer who began as a self-taught artist, I know what it is like to have a strong creative desire and how hard it can be to find a instructor who can help cultivate this passion. I graduated from Green River Collège with

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Deron C.

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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Deron C.

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Learn how to unlock your creative potential and release the artist inside you while also learning how to paint.

Deron C. has been exploring painting for over 20 years and has been teaching others how to express themselves creatively with paint for over 10. He will lead you through a creative process that encourages creativity and allows painting students the freedom to paint in an intuitive way. If you've never painted before, Deron will guide you through the basics of painting, color theory, and the elements and principles of design while helping you exercise and strengthen your creativity.

If you are a painter that needs a little advice or direction TakeLessons.com instructor Deron C. will help you evaluate your work, answer your questions and provide guidance to get you on the right track.

About Deron

I am a San Diego native and have shown my paintings extensively throughout San Diego. It wasn't until several years after I graduated from UCLA in 1994 with a Bachelors in Fine Arts, that I really tried to show my work in galleries. Most recently, my work has been in shows at Project X Gallery, Th

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Amanda G.
Deron helped me simplify my technique so painting will be enjoyable and I will be so much better at it! I am thrilled
Kai C.
Deron was wonderful to work with and very communicative. My son enjoyed his art lesson.
Joe
Strong recommendation for Deron. I had a 2 hr lesson where I had specific things I wanted to do and learn, and he delivered. Very flexible in the lesson, and great instruction!
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Sergio M.

34 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sergio M.

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I can help you get an eye for a artsy photo and make the camera your weapon

About Sergio

Hi, there! My name is Sergio and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons for a few years and have loved helping my students play saxophone, DJ, and learn the basics of piano. I went to New Jersey City University and earned a degree in Music Business in 2018. I'm a patient and u

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I just finished my first sax lesson with Sergio and already know my way around the frets. I appreciated that we also tied in useful information about the circle of fifths. Great teacher. Highly recommended.

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Dexter D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Photography from NYC Technical College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 15 to 70
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Dexter D.

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I have been shooting wedding photos for the past 20 years. I'm happy to share my experience and knowledge with you. I have a background based in the arts from my studies in Graphic Design.

About Dexter

I've been a Photographer and Graphic Artist for over 20 years. I have a successfull wedding photography business in the Albany area. I would be happy to share my knowledge and experience with you.

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Sharron J.

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Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • High School Diploma-Visual Arts from Baltimore School for the Arts
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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!
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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.

Trenton T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Trenton T.

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All levels, from absolute beginner to pro – at the convenience of your own home and at your own pace! It’s just you and me – so everything’s relevant.

About Trenton

As a photographer, I like to think that I’m efficient at finding the holy grail of documentary photography, the “decisive moment” – every single time. I’ve been perfecting my photojournalistic style for decades and reached the point where the skill of “blending in”, becoming ubiquitous yet invisibl

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"Megan was a wonderful teacher! I had 1.5 hours for a lesson and felt I learned so much. I am a beginner and she taught in a clear and concise way. I would recommend."
Katie Miller
Took Oil Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Megan is very patient, easy going and super talented. The perfect instructor. I am an amateur and learned so much in just one lesson. Definitely booking more appointments."
Nancy
Took Oil Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Very personable and knowledgeable, having a conversation is easy as breathing."
Brandon Simms
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"I took two classes with Julie, business and digital photography. Both were very well prepared, planned out and taught. For each of the classes Julie prepared her own text books that outlined the curriculum and were very helpful for later reviews. In class she used slides with more information and examples of work, which were very helpful especially in the photography class. With her background in business and photography, we benefitted from her first hand experiences and recommendations regarding best photography equipment to invest in. Classes were not only informative but also fun and hands on. Her passion for photography is highly contagious ! I started from being intimidated by my camera but ended up enjoying and recognising the fun behind taking photos. I highly recommend Julie and hope to continue my own photography journey with her as my teacher."
Gosia
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"I am an adult student (33) taking beginner drawing lessons with Jessica. My interest/goal is to draw realistic portraits (maybe in a few years), but with no background, I'd better start from the basics, and I am so glad to have Jessica as my teacher. Her philosophy about how to approach art alone is already teaching me so much - for example, what's the correct mindset, how to really observe a subject, how to practice drawing even when I am not drawing.

We have been working on building up foundational skills and their sequence, which gives me clear understanding on what each small step means in the long term. Based on my interest and what I knew and didn’t know, Jessica would design each lesson with a specific focus in mind, usually around practicing a certain technique. Her homework (I ask for homework since I draw slowly) also reinforces those learnings. I feel more confident with each lesson, and my progress is noticeable.

Also, she is incredibly encouraging, patient, and generous. I never feel judged or self-conscious practicing techniques in front of her (often clumsily) or showing her my new drawings. She always gives thorough feedback and encouraging words. Overall, she gives me confidence on my journey, and that is much needed for an adult student who didn’t have the chance to start when younger. Best teacher ever!"
Sizhan
Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
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"She was absolutely wonderful! She answered all of my questions, helped me figure out what my issues were, and made great suggestions for different settings I should explore. 100% would recommend her!"
Katie
Took Photography lessons from Sarah L.
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"Working with Sarah has been great! She has shared her knowledge freely, has a keen, artistic eye, and provides lots of creative solutions. I hope to enlist her services again in the future."
Clifford
Took Photography lessons from Sarah L.
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"Excellent instructions, well versed in this area and overall a great instructor. Can't wait for my next lesson!"
Lisa
Took Graffiti lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"Sharron was an awesome instructor!!! She was very professional. She showed up early to set up for my daughter's paint and sip party. Sharron gave very detailed descriptions to help guide the amateur artists. Everyone enjoyed the personal feedback that was given. Sharron made our party a huge success. I would definitely recommend her services."
Shanon
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharron J.
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"Kevin is helping our son with drawing skills and the improvement is outstanding! Excellent teacher and just what our son was looking for"
Samuel
Took Drawing lessons from Kelvin L.
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