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Jane M.

47 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Awarded Design of Merit Award, (Branding for the museum) from Currier Museum of Art
  • Teaches students 8 to 85
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Lauren W.

53 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Art and Psychology from College of Saint Benedict
  • Teaching since 2018
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Lauren W.

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I am a practicing artist of almost 9 years! Being creative is a great way to express yourself and bring forth a piece of mind. Painting is an activity that allows for you to put on canvas whatever landscape, image or emotion you wish to portray. From abstract painting to hyperrealism, we can dive in together to discover some of your favorite ways to express your creativity. Whether it be through watercolor, acrylic, oil painting or another medium, painting what the student wishes to gain further experience in is what we will accomplish. My aspiration is to be able to let each student discover and further the true artist within them! Shoot me a message and let’s get creative! All skill levels welcome!

About Lauren

Hi I’m Lauren! I'm an artist and creator of Explaurenarts. I've taught over 450 lessons on this platform and more on my own website!! I have been involved in the arts for almost 9 years now! I graduated May 2020 from the College of Saint Benedict with a bachelors degree in Art and Psychology. One

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My 4-year old daughter LOVED her lesson with Lauren! Lauren was great with her! My little girl is excited for her next lesson!
Haydee
Haydee had so much fun. She said Lauren is her new favorite teacher.
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Melanie C.

2 Reviews
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  • Awarded 2nd Place Winner- Chalk the Block Art Festival, El Paso, TX from City of El Paso
  • Teaching since 2000
  • 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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Susan
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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Megan R.

72 Reviews
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  • BFA Painting from Texas State University
  • Awarded The Edge of Realism from Abend Gallery
  • Teaching since 2011
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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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Sandy C.
I loved it it was challenging
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Margie S.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Bachelors in Art from University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Margie S.

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They can expect me to teach them how to mix colors, what brushes to use for which projects, how to produce different effects with watercolor, how much water to add to the pain to get the desired consistency, and how to make beautiful watercolor art. Do you love to draw and paint? I do, too!! I've taught Art (Drawing and Painting) for over 20 years! I will help you achieve this. We all start out as young children drawing things, then over time, we get self-conscious and judgmental about our ability to draw. No matter your age, I can help you make beautiful pieces of art. I've taught students from age 5 to adult with great success, and I look forward to having the opportunity to teach you!

About Margie

Hello! I'm Miss Margie. I've been teaching art in school classrooms, privately at my home or students' homes, and online for over 20 years. I'm blessed with the skill of drawing. I can draw anything, and I'm really good at showing my students how to draw. Skilled drawing and drafting is the foun

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Cassidy
Margie is a phenomenal art instructor and artist – I highly recommend her classes to art learners of all ages! Whether you are interested in improving and practicing new art skills or looking for a fun art activity for your kids or with friends, Margie’s art classes are right for you! Margie gives excellent step-by-step instruction to create a wide variety of art subjects and styles, and can teach any art medium (watercolor paint, colored pencil, acrylic, etc.) in virtual and in-person settings. During lessons, Margie is great at giving individual feedback to each student in both group and individual sessions and encourages her students to explore and express their own creativity while they create – you will have a lot of fun and feel proud of the art you make in Margie’s classes. I took several of Margie’s art lessons with a group of friends (adult age group) and we learned to create a wide variety of subjects (nature, floral, animal, & human subjects) and learned to use several different mediums including watercolor, colored pencil, oil pastels, pencil & marker – I learned something new with every image/medium, love the art we got to create, and had the best time!
Stacy
Margie is a complete pro. She handles all skill levels with encouragement and support, but also offers constructive and helpful pointers to actually improve skills. She is kind, talented, and makes me look forward to art projects!
Stephen
Our experience with Miss Margie teaching our daughter Art Classes has been life-changing for our daughter. Ms. Margie's attention to detail and understanding of the foundation skills needed to be an artist could not be more competent.

Our daughter is becoming a fantastic artist and is getting attention in middle school from the local magnet high schools due to her ability to create art based on the foundation skills that Ms. Margie has given her.

I don't think you could find any better teacher in the United States than Ms. Margie. Through these art lessons our daughter has gained a confidence in herself, the ability to create beautiful works of art, and a deep understanding of the foundation skills required in art.

We have been with Ms. Margie for three years and do not intend to stop lessons anytime soon. There is no doubt in my mind that Ms. Margie is the right teacher for your child. Ms. Margie is not only a great art teacher but a fabulous person which is rare in the teacher these days.

You will definitely be getting more than your money's worth from Ms. Margie. No one cares more than Ms. Margie about providing a great education in art. You will not be disappointed.
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Ohashi R.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $120
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master from The Tokyo University of Arts
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Ohashi R.

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1. Very professional and 30 years' experienced instruction.
2. Enjoyable class artistically.
3. Improve artistic techniques and vision for short time.
4. Experience various subjects of the artwork.
5, instruction by artist who had many shows in NY and Tokyo.

About Ohashi

As an artist and art instructor, I have more than 30 years' experience in New York and Tokyo, Luckily, I had the chance to have a wide range of ages’ students ( from 3 to 90-year-old! ) and that could make me grow very much as an artist. My artwork has been published in art books and magazine

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Karen M.
Ohashi was very patient and explained everything step by step. I enjoyed it very much.
Erwin
Perfect fit for my style!
Jessica
Mr. Ohashi is a wonderful teacher. He is patient, creative, and always considering each individual student's needs and how best to encourage and inspire them. In addition, he is a very talented artist and makes learning fun. You'd be very fortunate to learn from him!

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"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."
Sandy
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Sharron J.
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"My 5-year old had a great time and did very independently from our supervision a nice watercolor with Lauren."
Isabela
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Lauren W.
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"Well prepared and did a great job with a shy 5 year old. :)"
Jason
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Lauren W.
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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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"As a beginner in watercolor painting, Megan has provided great one-on-one guidance and a tailored instruction to my level and interest. I would highly recommend."
Laura
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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"Megan is an amazing teacher!"
Jeff
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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"Roya speaks my artistic language! She is very direct yet empathetic. Her own curiosity and patience is evident in the way she teaches and I learned a ton in our very short first lesson. Looking forward to the next one."
Eleanor
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"Megan is really good and talented teacher"
Sofía García
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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