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Jane M.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Awarded Design of Merit Award, (Branding for the museum) from Currier Museum of Art
  • Painting and Drawing from Santa Reparata International School of Art, Florence, Italy
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jane M.

37 Reviews
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Private Watercolor Painting Teacher

I teach what you want to learn. Lessons may include: Basic or advanced techniques. Mixing vibrant hues. Wet-on-wet. Dry brush. Masking. Glazing. Dew drops on flowers. Textures--using salt, layering, sponges, scratching, lifting, etc. Considering your light source. Loosening up. Taking care of brushes. Paper selection. Painting outdoors in the open air, from photographs, or from still lifes. Using your phone to help you edit your painting. All levels--from beginner to advanced. Demonstrations on creating watercolors in the style of famous watercolorists.

Subject matter can include landscapes, seascapes, florals, abstracts, still life, color grids, and more.

Additionally, you can schedule a lesson and let me know that you want to use it as a critique to review some of your work. I recommend the 45 minute session for a critique.

About Jane

I LOVE teaching. I'm an award-winning artist and I've taught watercolor & drawing for 20+ years. I've taught students of all ages from the US & Italy. I've taught at Cleveland Botanical Garden, Missouri Botanical Garden, Illinois Central College, in churches, libraries, home schools, & at Harvard

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Ricki S.
Terrific experience! Jane provided a well organized lesson.
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great class

Andrea O.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded MCAD Presidential Scholarship from Moore College of Art and Design
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Andrea O.

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The lessons will be based on the skill level of the student. We will paint from observation as well as from photographs. Art History will be incorporated and we will study the paintings of the masters. In the students paintings, focus will be on perspective, color, composition, and accuracy in proportions.

About Andrea

I have been teaching art to all ages and levels for 10 years. I have a lesson plan to suit your needs and desires! Although I do not have a background check through take lessons.com, I do have an IVP fingerprint card. My background has been cleared for teaching.

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Mike W.
Excellent. Patient, knowledgeable and very helpful
Karen G.
Great lesson
Sandy
I'm just a moderately able artist. Andrea knew how to break down the process and make all of my projects better than I have ever done myself. She's the best!
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Danil G.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Hebrew, Russian, English
  • MFA Painting/Drawing from Pratt Institute
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Mayra N.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $69
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelors of Arts in Applied Arts and Sciences emphasis Graphic Design from San Diego State University
  • Teaches students 18 to 45
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Mayra N.

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Online Watercolor Painting Teacher

WATERCOLOR 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 Painting Supplies that every Beginning Watercolor Painter needs

1. Favorite brands Daniel Smith Water-Soluble Oil Paints & Mediums, and Holbein Duo Aqua Water Soluble Oil

2. 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).

3. Newspaper
4. A charcoal pencil
5. A “palette”
6. Comfortable, messy clothes
7. A painter’s easel
8. Canvas (or other painting surface)
9. Water ...

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!!!

Deron C.

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

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Online Watercolor Painting Teacher

Teaching artist Deron Cohen will guide you step-by-step through how to re-create an image in watercolor paint. Learn techniques and tricks!

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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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!
Sierra W.
Deron is wonderful with my 7 year old granddaughter. Her parents are in the process of divorcing and she is having a hard time with it emotionally. Deron is patient and kind and allows her to direct the lesson with his guidance. She loves drawing and she really looks forward to her her lesson time with Deron.
Zaki
Deron is an absolute joy to work with. My dude ran off immediately after the lesson to draw some more. Now that's a positive review. :)

Eddie B.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $95
  • Teaches Beginner
  • MA from University of Southern California
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Eddie B.

3 Reviews
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Online Watercolor Painting Teacher

Watercolor Painting: Age-Appropriate areas of instruction include:
-Watercolor Specific Painting Techniques.
-Understanding Composition.
-Understanding Color Theory: Opposites or “complementary colors” on the color wheel; Painting with medium tones, so that highlights and shadows can be applied easily. Using multiple colors equals “depth” and “interest.”
-How to Mix Paint.

About Eddie

I am a Grumbacher Art Certified Instructor. I am an experienced and accomplished artist; I specialize in encouraging students to explore their own creative style while also learning basic painting, drawing, and sculpting techniques. For children and teens, I aim to focus on strengths, while buil

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Stefanie
My son has been working with Eddie since June of 2019. He is very patient. Highly recommend.
Stefanie
Eddie has been working with my son since June of 2019. Eddie is very patient and knowledgeable. Definitely recommend!
Kimaya
Kimaya's first class went great! Eddie was very calm and knowledgeable and my dughter loved him

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Average Cost of Watercolor Painting Lessons in Seattle, WA

The average cost of 60-minute watercolor painting lessons in Seattle is $79. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $33 and $134 per hour.
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$74 average
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"Melissa was a great teacher. She was clear, patient, and provided the right amount of instruction. She provided very interesting information about the subject. I really enjoyed the lesson and will continue."
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Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Melissa M.
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"My 5-year old had a great time and did very independently from our supervision a nice watercolor with Lauren."
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Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Lauren W.
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"My first lesson was great. Melissa started off very basic for me, as I requested, and answered all my questions and emails."
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Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Melissa M.
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"Deron is a great instructor. He is very inspiring and he's patient. I recommend him highly!"
Debra
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Deron C.
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"Deron does an amazing job he has been working with my 7yr old daughter and I couldn't be happier with her progress. The lessons are fun and she really enjoys them."
Erin
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Deron C.
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"Had a great lesson with Megan. Got the basics of watercolor down to where I could actually paint a picture. Looking forward to seeing if I can create many more!"
Lee
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"My daughter learned some great water color techniques, she is always so excited about her lessons with Lauren."
Rowan
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Lauren W.
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"I learned A LOT about painting. It was a great first class. Thank you."
Carla
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Melissa M.
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"Outstanding teacher! Took lessons with my kids. Megan is wonderful!"
Chris
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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