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Mayra N.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $69
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelors of Arts in Applied Arts and Sciences emphasis Graphic Design from San Diego State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mayra N.

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OIL PAINTING LESSONS

Abstract Painting uses a visual language of form, color and line to create a composition which may exist with a degree of independence from visual references in the world. Abstract art, non figurative art, nonobjective art, and nonrepresentational art are loosely related terms. They are similar, but perhaps not of identical meaning.

A Complete List of Oil Painting Supplies that every Beginning Oil Painter needs

CONTEMPORARY OIL PAINTING
- Daniel Smith Water-Soluble Oil Paints and Mediums [brand]
- Holbein Duo Aqua Water Soluble Oil paints [brand]

1. Proper Painting Brushes [I‘d suggest six total in a range of sizes: two size 2 brushes, two size 6 brushes, and two size 12 brushes. One of each pair should be a flat brush (with a squared-off brush tip) and the other should be a filbert brush (with a slightly rounded tip).

2. Newspaper
3. A charcoal pencil
4. A “palette”
5. Comfortable, messy clothes
6. A painter’s easel
7. Canvas (or other ...

About Mayra

Private lessons for all ages and currently accepting students! 30 yrs experience, International, Abstract, Contemporary artist based in San Diego CA. Available for eager students of all experience levels. "I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a st

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mzia
I love Mayra. She taught me a lot more than I thought in just one class. I have a painting that I will hang on my wall. Never thought one class would do that. She has great personality and great skills.
Elena & Erik S.
Mayra was very helpful. She had a challenge with us because we we're weren't sure exactly what we wanted to learn. Mayra worked with us and demonstrated some new techniques and ideas based on where we already were as (very amateur) artists. She was helpful, very encouraging, and easy to work with. Thank you!
Marilyn B.
It was a great experience meeting Mayra! She's an excellent teacher, and is a very patient, nice person. I learned some interesting techniques from her, and enjoyed my lesson with Mayra very much!!!

Natalie G.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • High School Diploma from Kolbe Academy
  • Teaching since 2010
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Natalie G.

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For six grade levels, I had handwriting as an official school subject. I was expected to print Roman letters correctly, write cursive script at the correct angle and form, and incorporate my own unique style into proper penmanship. I also learned how to hold the writing implement the correct way so as not to strain the hand or fingers and maintain a steady flow of writing. I later took calligraphy as an art course during one year of high school. I have helped elementary school and middle school students practice and improve their handwriting, manuscript and cursive, and I can assist adults as well.

About Natalie

During the past 9 years, my goal as a tutor has been steadfast: I want to help you help yourself. As the saying goes, you have to be open to accepting help before you can be helped. I understand that because we are all students our entire lives; I know from my own experience how hard it is to learn

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Tammy
Natalie's experience with ISEE and the various texts, apps and other studies guides and insights immediately made us feel like we had definitely made the right choice for tutoring. My daughter loved her approach and ability to personalize the session which instantly made her feel comfortable and eager to work. Highly recommend her.
Grace
Natalie has taught me numerous of great skills which are effective in a good way. She has taught me Algebra 1 and English and ever since she was my tutor, my grade started increasing by A LOT after 3-4 lessons! I'm so thankful that she is my tutor even though i always ask her numerous of questions but she is very patient and fun to talk with. Thank you SO much Natalie! I highly recommend her as your tutor!
- Jessica
Tammy
Natalie's experience with ISEE and the various texts, apps and other studies guides and insights immediately made us feel like we had definitely made the right choice for tutoring. My daughter loved her approach and ability to personalize the session which instantly made her feel comfortable and eager to work. Highly recommend her.
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Danil G.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks Hebrew, Russian, English
  • Teaches students 5 to 95
  • Awarded ​Walter Rogalski Endowed Scholarship from Rogalsky Foundation
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Danil G.

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I have been teaching professionally for more than 10 years. I can teach a total beginner and I can guarantee the profound change in his skill level (regardless of his age), after 2 months of the attentive following of my instructions. I like to watch the progress of my student and this is what brings me the best satisfaction in my occupation.
I think that every human being is unique with his own unique way of thinking and perception of the common things. When teaching, I believe in dialogue, for this reason, I never record my lessons on video, except for the promotional needs. I like to meet new students, to understand their way of thinking and to invent the individual teaching approach or methodology for each one of them.

About Danil

I am an academically trained professional artist with the overall working experience of about 20 years and an impressive record of exhibitions (two of them are museum one-man shows) in the USA and abroad. I am teaching in three languages: ENGLISH, HEBREW and RUSSIAN, representational, realist,

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Erin Vasquez
Great, passionate teacher
Ira Polubesova
I was very lucky to take private lessons with Danil - after only a few of them I had a clear systematic approach to my drawing process. I very much appreciate analytical way of work in art, and that’s what Danil was doing greatly : he sharpens the tools while keeping your individuality. Highly recommended!
Katerina
One of the best teachers I ever had!
Highly knowledgeable and very attentive to the student's needs.

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Jennifer V.

19 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Italian, English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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Jennifer V.

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A lot of painting and learning!

About Jennifer

Lehman College, Bachelors of Fine Arts, Graduate! I am a Musical Theatre Performer. I perform all the time and believe that warm-ups are a big importance when it comes to performing. Technique is something I have been studying for a while, and I am consistently learning what new techniques work for

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Jose Piedra
Great experience, very patient and informative.
Lucretia
I love it
Kamali
I started getting better at math homework

Dexter D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2006
  • 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.

Nicole K.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $29
  • Speaks French, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Produced Playwright from Chicago Il
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Nicole K.

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I have an Associates Degree in Photography with credits in Video editing. I can show you how to retouch any photo. Students enrolled in Photography Lessons have access to my online class STREET PHOTOGRAPHY with an ONLINE PLATFORM IN ADDITION TO PRIVATE CLASSES.

About Nicole

I have traveled around Europe from Finland to Italy with only a travel book. If you are interested in traveling I can help with it. I lived in Europe in youth hostels for several months. I love music and can teach these subjects to any age group. I am certified in Orff Suzuki. I have ten years

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Joanne L.
We met outdoors and talked then walked to take some pictures. Meeting next week
Lee
Nicole is terrific! She really knows her business and can make adjustments for special needs. She understands my issues (recent voice and throat problems) and is already helping me overcome them to meet my vocal goals.

I do not believe I could have found a better voice teacher forme anywhere!
Olivia &.
She is so sweet and my girls had such a good time!

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"I enjoyed every lesson I had from Justin and I certainly learned a lot in two months. Justin is a great painter and his class is casual and relaxing. He gives students aesthetic space to create arts that cater to every unique style."
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Took Painting lessons from Justin B.
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