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Megan R.

72 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • BFA Painting from Texas State University
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner
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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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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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Layla M.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 to 12
  • Fine Arts from North Carolina Central University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Layla M.

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Like drawing and other forms of art, painting begins with technique and fun. I want to encourage a love for art and painting brings out that love and develops creativity. I graduated from art school in 2020 and immediately began teaching children online due to the pandemic. I am a published illustrator of children’s books and used watercolor painting to illustrate the books. I love teaching and seeing the joy others experience with art.

About Layla

Hello, my name is Layla Meyer, I am 23 and I am a published author and illustrator of children’s books. My first book was published in 2019, and is called ‘Rami, the Travel Llama’. I created all the pictures using watercolor paint and color pencils. I have been making art since an early age an

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it was a good start for me.
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Allison R.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $65
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
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Allison R.

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I am an artist with over 7 years of teaching experience. I've taught children, adults, and artists with intellectual disabilities and Autism. During your lessons, I want to teach you the techniques of various mediums that interest you. Once we master the basics, I want to help you discover your own unique painting style!

For our first meeting, I'd love to get to know you and what your interests are. I can then cater lessons specifically to those interests as we build your painting skills. A huge piece of painting well is building a strong foundation in your drawing skills. These skills will be built into every lesson. Let's work together to paint from a place that excites you in a supportive environment!

About Allison

I am a professional abstract artist who is passionate about teaching others how to express themselves creatively through painting. Throughout my art career, I have worked with children, adults and artists with intellectual disabilities and Autism. With over 7 years of teaching experience, I have tau

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Taylor
Allison was an amazing teacher! I just recently started painting for myself but I didn’t know what I was doing! After taking a few classes with Allison, I have a whole new understanding of painting and being creative! She has helped me improve my composition and has helped me look my art in a new way. I 100% recommend taking classes with Allison, she is a true gem!
Nathan
Allison is the best! My son and daughter love taking classes with her! She is fun, smart, and really kind! She taught my them so much in just a matter of a couple classes! She is great! My kids love her and have been having so much fun learning and painting! It’s a great way for them to learn and have fun after school.
Anna
My daughter is normally very shy and doesn’t like new people but, she was very talkative to Allison. After one class, my daughter was talking a mile a minute! She had so much fun painting and chatting! She was so excited to be painting! I am so happy to have found Allison! She is a true professional and is such a sweet person! She’s great with kids and is a great instructor! My daughter loves her! I cannot say enough good things about Allison!
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Kiersten S.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $22
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Awarded Grand Prize from Kalamazoo Park Club’s 2013 Juried Art Show
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kiersten S.

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Kiersten's fine art lessons focus on two central ideas: 1. Helping students understand and refine excellent technique, and 2.Cultivating, encouraging, and polishing each student's individual style. Kiersten incorporates concepts and exercises based on the atelier, a classical French program that teaches practical, time-tested methods used by master artists throughout history. Lessons usually follow a specific schedule, one that Kiersten has adjusted and perfected through the years. Each class begins with an introduction, followed by an exercise or art game that helps students to warm up and focus on practicing a skill without the pressure of learning while trying to create a finished piece. Next, Kiersten gives a lecture-usually with a slideshow of examples- and/or does a demonstration for the students(s). After this, students work on an assigned project, which is often taught in a step-by-step manner, and finally, students are given time to work on an individually chosen piece under

About Kiersten

Hello, my name is Kiersten. I'm a classically trained, professional artist and art teacher who loves to share beauty, emotion, and passion through the unique language of art! I love to encourage, inspire, and explain all the amazing techniques and concepts that make a drawing or painting a masterpie

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Julia
Kiersten is very knowledgeable and fun to work with. Thank you!
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She is an excellent teacher kind & knowledgeable
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Danielle F.

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  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Danielle F.

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I have been working as a professional artist since graduating with my BFA in 2007. Living and working in Dover NH for the over 5 years and have recently opened a new gallery and studio downtown.

I enjoy sharing the lessons I've learned from the talented professors who taught me how to work with watercolor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and at Lorenzo de' Medici University in Florence, Italy.

Jennifer writes: "What a wonderful way to spend time! Danielle started our class introducing us to examples of watercolor paintings and explaining the different techniques used in each of them, then we tried them out! She was very methodical in teaching us each of the techniques including, washes, color blending, dry brush and color lifting. She tailored the class to our experience level, or in our case, our lack of experience. I can’t recommend this class enough! It was so much fun and so inspiring! We wouldn’t wait to get home and continue our journey into watercolors that ...

About Danielle

Learn painting or drawing techniques that take the fear out of creating. I love working with both seasoned artists who have an interest in exploring new methods and those who have never picked up a brush. I have been working as a professional artist since graduating with my BFA in 2007. I have exhi

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Melissa M.

38 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner
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Melissa M.

38 Reviews
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Lessons would be individualized to focus on areas that need the most guidance.

About Melissa

I have been teaching since 2006 on a variety of topics. I graduated with an BA from the University of Wisconsin. My degree is in History with and emphasis on East Asian history. I've taught all age groups from age 2 up to retirees. My teaching experience includes one-on-one and group classes i

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Raine
My 14 y/o daughter enjoyed her lessons.
Violet H.
Wonderful drawing lesson with my 4 year old daughter. My daughter looks forward to her next set of lessons with Melissa. I am grateful and I highly recommend!

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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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"Sharron was wonderful!! Her experience is amazing. She provides direction, practical tips, support all rolled into an hour of enjoyment!"
Patrick
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Sharron J.
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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 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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"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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"Friendly, engaging, supportive...look forward to future lessons."
Joe
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Kelvin L.
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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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"Wonderful lesson... my daughter loved it!"
Elizabeth
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Deron C.
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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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"She was just wonderful in showing me different techniques with each lesson."
Becky
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Roya M.
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