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Melanie C.

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Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 2nd Place Winner- Chalk the Block Art Festival, El Paso, TX from City of El Paso
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Melanie C.

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Watercolor is a media of extremes- either very free or very controlled! Students will learn which way they prefer to go with it- mastering the use of lights and darks and the order in which paint must be applied. They will use various tools to achieve interesting effects- salt, rubbing alcohol, and masking fluid.

About Melanie

I take great joy in bringing art to the surface that the student didn't even know they had within them! Creating art is mainly about confidence, and I build that with each person, one on one. As they gain confidence, the techniques needed to create meaningful and engaging art come more easily. I ha

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Melanie was great! She taught me new techniques that are inspiring me to practice what I learn. I am excited about more lessons with Melanie!
Renna
My 4 year old absolutely loved her class. Ms. Mel is a great teacher!
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Mike N.

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Starting at $75
  • Teaches students Male: 15 and up; Female: 18 and up
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Mike N.

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I've been painting for 46 years and teaching for the last 11 years. My passion is painting, or other mediums, animal and wildlife art. I've been fortunate enough to do hundreds of pet portraits for people over the years and love to do artwork of the wonderful wildlife that I have around me in Florida. Do you have (or had) that pet that you wanted to do a portrait of, let me help you achieve that. Send me a message and we'll go from there.

About Mike

I've been drawing for as long as I can remember, since a child in NJ. I started painting around 12 at one of the local galleries. I started with oil and worked in it for 6 years. I eventually came down to Florida to go to the Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale where they switched me to acrylic paint an

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Sharron J.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
  • High School Diploma-Visual Arts from Baltimore School for the Arts
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Sharron J.

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Watercolor painting has a way of showing emotion and expression. 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.

Students will be introduced to the color wheel, basic materials needed, perspective, and the differences between realistic and impressionistic painting techniques. The students main objective is to learn, by painting what the individual wishes to paint (personal projects that sparks and continues the creativity within).

Materials are not included.

Watercolor painting lessons will be assessed based on the individual's current abilities and their goals.

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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 ...

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. My resume includes graduating from the Baltimore School for the Arts and continued studies at the Maryland Instit

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Sandy B.
Sharon was so personable and started me with exactly what I needed. I've skipped over a lot of the basics when doing watercolor on my own and I'm glad to have a direction. Results will be good.
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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Sharon M.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Master of Fine Art, Drawing and Painting from California State University Long Beach
  • Awarded Presidential Fellowship for Professional Development from Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah,
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Sharon M.

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Watercolor has a very special place in my heart because it is most like Scenic painting which was my career for 10 years before I became a teacher. There are some wonderful, quick, techniques you can learn in the first few lessons. If it is your first experience in art, I would recommend a few lessons in drawing or design before continuing. Watercolor is not an easy medium and so I don't recommend it to students with no drawing or design experience, however, a few lessons in these areas can get you on your way and if your interest is in using watercolor for abstract paintings or design work, then it can easily be incorporated into the watercolor lessons.

About Sharon

I teach adults to draw. My passion really lies in teaching adults to draw.  With such a large generation of people heading toward retirement, I want to offer drawing lessons to give baby boomers some new goals to give them purpose and to enhance their post-career stage of life.  Drawing has many

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Great! Gift for teaching.
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Megan R.

72 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Awarded The Edge of Realism from Abend Gallery
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • BFA Painting from Texas State University
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Megan R.

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In private watercolor classes I will show you the basics of watercolor and the ways to make it fun. Popular classes include how to paint animals, faces or landscapes. Water colors are wonderful for illustration, expressive art or realism. Watercolor is a relaxing and meditative medium perfect for a busy life to slow down and appreciate the creative flow.

30 MINUTE CRITIQUE: If you want a critique of your artwork to help you with the next steps , sign up for the 30 minute class, you will receive a recording of the class .

GROUP CLASSES: I also offer group classes for friends , student and co workers .

About Megan

My background: When I'm not in my art studio creating oil paintings, I enjoy teaching others what I have learned in over a decade of schooling. I have trained with some of the top artists in the fine art industry and learned many of their secrets to share with you. My methods combine classical and

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Gary
Megan is an outstanding artist as I noted seeing her portfolio and some work she shared at the start of our lesson but a great teacher as well! Very positive, easy to understand, clear about next steps and gives homework to do on if you want to really dig in. Looking forward to the next session!
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Jane M.

47 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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
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Jane M.

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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. Managing the water to pigment ratio. Paper selection. Setting up your palette. What paints to use. And brushes: how many, what kind and brand? Painting outdoors in the open air, or from photographs, or from a still life. Using your phone to help you critique your painting. All levels--from beginner to advanced. Demonstrations on creating watercolors in the style of famous watercolorists like John Singer Sargent, or Winslow Homer.

Subject matter can include journaling, watercolor sketching, landscapes, seascapes, florals, abstracts, still life, urban settings, 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 ...

About Jane

I LOVE teaching. I'm an award-winning artist and I've taught watercolor for 25+ 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 University

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Rodney
Jane is a wonderful teacher. She's funny, patient, kind, and supportive. She is very skilled at giving feedback that is developmentally appropriate and helpful. She's also an accomplished artist with a rich knowledge of art history, which she incorporates into her lessons when appropriate, and which I personally enjoy greatly.
Margaret G.
Awesome!! I enjoyed the pace. Jane is very friendly and inspiring. Extreemly good teacher and explores the students needs and expectations to ensure you get a lot from the lesson. I would highly recommend!!
Ginny C.
Jane has a very calm and soothing demeanor. She is very intuitive of your needs! Enjoyed our class

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"Megan is really good and talented teacher"
Sofía García
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Thank you. The lesson was fun, informative and tailored to my specific needs. :)"
Julie
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"My girlfriend and I took a class from Megan as a birthday celebration. It was a ton of fun! Megan was very helpful and instructive, and tailored the class to our experience"
John
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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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."
Diana
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Melissa M.
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"Sharon was my introduction to watercolor painting! Her suggestions were very helpful. Her depth of knowledge and experience were stimulating and lead me to read and research artists and concepts. She was patient with this novice, and I look forward to more lessons."
Jennie
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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"Megan was delightful and I learned so much! I highly recommend taking a class with her."
Jean
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"first lesson was great. It's a perfect way for my niece to get her art credit for school each week. thank you"
Hope
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Great instructor, very attentive."
Rui
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Lauren W.
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"Megan was outstanding. Warm, creative, knowledgeable and met me where I am. I am so delighted to have found her and look forward to working with her for many years to come, Ruth Mayer"
Ruth
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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