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Martita H.

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

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Want to bring your imagination into reality? Want to understand color, design, drawing and light in modern and practical applications? I will help you bring into focus your unique creative signature and help you understand where it can be applied in your life. My lessons will have you creating drawings, paintings, designs and photographs that are unique and beautiful and will always tell the story of you!

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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Eddie B.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $95
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • MA from University of Southern California
  • Teaching since 2015
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Eddie B.

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Age-Appropriate areas of instruction include:
-Painting Techniques such as Layering, Mixing, Washes, and Glazing.
-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: Mixing using the palette knife, brush, on palette, or on painting.

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!

Preston W.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BFA 90% from NCAD
  • Teaching since 2010
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Preston W.

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I teach the fundamental basis for all representational drawing. From still life to portraits and the figure leading up to advanced genre or multi-figure pictures. I have been drawing and painting my whole life and love to teach drawing and painting to anyone who wants to learn. Visual communication skills are a foundation for many forms of problem solving skills. These skills all lead to a keen sense of awareness of ones self and environment.

About Preston

I have hundreds of hours teaching experience in many subjects spaning from sports chess and the arts. I have won numerous awards for my ability to communicate the detailed aspects of complicated intricate subject matter. I have been verified to teach all ages and have numerous background checks est

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Saurav
Amazing teacher! Got me up from 1000 to 1400 in 1 month. Used a principles based approach.
Karen
Great with a 10 yr old! Encouraging and patient. Great personality and a good artist.
Chengliang
Preston is a very nice coach. I was a beginner with zero experience before. After five lessons, I gained solid basic skills and feel more comfortable to rally. I feel growing by leaps and bounces.

He is very sharp about identifying the problem and then training accordingly. He is also kind and very patient to guide

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Jessi X.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $80
  • BFA in Animation from Massachusetts College of Art and Design
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Jessi X.

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Have you always been interested in making art, but have been too intimidated or overwhelmed to try? Or maybe you’ve been making art for years, but are itching to take your work to the next level. Are you looking to strengthen your portfolio, perhaps for college or an artistic career? Regardless of what level you’re at, I’m ready to collaborate with you and create a lesson plan tailored to your (or your child’s) unique goals. Anyone can learn how to draw! It only takes practice, dedication, and patience.

In our lessons, we will strengthen your understanding of technical aspects like line, movement, value, composition, texture, weight, and shape language, by drawing from observation (both from life/in person and photo/video reference). Those that like drawing in a more stylized way (more cartoony than realistic) will learn how to apply their observational studies to their stylized work. Remember, even cartoons are based off of real life!

Supplies will depend on your own artistic goals

About Jessi

I’m an animator and multidisciplinary artist who has been drawing for as long as I can remember. I graduated from MassArt with a BFA in Animation, but I also enjoy painting, illustration, sculpture, and photography. In addition to visual art, I like to dance and write poetry. During my time as a

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Brie
Jessi has been a tremendous help for my Design II class. They taught me all the proper techniques and was very patient with me and my extremely minimal amount of skill. Thanks to them I managed to get a much better grade than I usually would in these types of media classes (i'm so so so bad at technology) and I feel more autonomous when it comes to designing my own posters for shows.
Destiny
Jessi was always kind, honest and extremely helpful with her critiques of my work. Her guidance helped me understand key concepts in what makes good art and I improved so much because of it! I highly recommend her as a tutor!
Lauren
Jessi was a TA for my freshman year drawing class and she was amazing to be in class with! Very supportive, friendly and made the class a much more positive environment!
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Sara P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks American Sign Language, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sara P.

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Sara has been teaching various art courses for over 6 years. She has her Masters of Fine Arts in Photography, but also has experience teaching video, textiles and art history. In her classes there is a strong sense of individual growth through projects and critiques.

About Sara

I am a practicing artist who has shows regionally in the Midwest as well as throughout the US and abroad. I am a professor at a Big10 college in the Department of Art and Design. As a teacher I want to work with you and encourage you to develop your work further. I can teach skills, but the content

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Priscilla D.

51 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 to 80
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Priscilla D.

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You will learn all you should know about abstract painting, from choosing the right paint, paper, and brush, varnishing and creating a collage to creating a complete composition. I will assist you in creating abstract painting or mixed media art without spending a fortune on tools and materials. Plus you will be confident in understanding not only the technique like how to create texture but also your expression in this art form will take new life. Every class we work on something new. It’s great for the beginners and advanced students. The topics covered include Primer, Texture, Paints, Brushes, Undercoat, Dark undercoat, Dimensions, Details, Painting process, and more.

About Priscilla

Hello, I'm here to inspire creativity while guiding the students through interactive technique and skills so that they may find their own voice and be motivated to express it through the arts. I am originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and I was raised in a community here in the states infused wi

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Emily Y.
Emily enjoyed the lesson and learned a lot
caroline
she always tries to help me improve while also encouraging me when I do something right and it makes me feel really good!
Kara W.
I’m having great time in my lessons with Ms. P. She makes it easy for me to follow along with the materials and I feel that I’m actually starting to sound like a proficient ukelele musician.

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"Highly recommend! Sharron is very talented and encompasses many different skills in the arts. Classes were always enjoyable - I learned and most importantly had a lot of fun! I appreciated how personable she was and feel more confident in my painting skills."
Jess
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Sharron J.
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"Guiseppe is patient and is able to motivate and empower you to want to draw more and more. His lessons are concise and very clear. He knows tips and tricks that make the process much easier than most beginners make it on themselves. He alone won't make you a great artist but he makes it so you want to practice and that's what will make you better. By far the best money I have ever spent on Takelessons.com."
David
Took Drawing lessons from Giuseppe B.
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"I had the best experience ever. Pilar is amazing!"
Sumita
Took Photography lessons from Pilar V.
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"Roya has been a wonderful teacher for my 11 year old. She is patient and encouraging and so warm and helpful. My daughter is learning about shading and proportion, and starting to branch out of her comfort zone. Highly Recommend!"
Dara
Took Drawing lessons from Roya M.
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"Outstanding workshop! Dan is both a superb painter and a great teacher. He teaches painting techniques in a clear and easy-to-understand way. He shares his experience, artistic vision and philosophy in a way that inspires you to be a better painter. Fun and enjoyable...Don't miss his workshop!!!"
John
Took Oil Painting lessons from Dan L.
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"Julie is patient and explains the subject clearly. Lessons are a joy!"
Susan
Took Photography lessons from Julie D.
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"Learning with Artee has been a wonderful experiance. I took a few lessons in watercolor landscapes and I learned so much. Artee is a wonderful teacher with close attention to detail and improvement!"
Sarika
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Artee D.
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"Megan was both professional and kind - clearly knows the subject well. I thought the approach to discuss the pillars of the content was a great idea and I am looking forward to the next lesson."
Biju
Took Drawing lessons from Megan R.
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"Jonathan is a really good instructor. He has helped me out a lot so far with the different software applications to do with photography. I’m still learning, but every lesson I get more invaluable information from him.
I would highly recommend him."
Jeff
Took Photography lessons from Jonathan Y.
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"Megan has an amazing ability to tailor the lessons to what I need and where I am at. And she is lovely to work with!"
Ruth
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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