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Erika V.

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Starting at $100
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Erika V.

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My art lessons are tailored to my client's individual needs. Whether I am working with a pure beginner or an advanced student, I help all of my students reach their full potential and discover their creative voice. I teach both artistic technical and conceptual skills to make my students well rounded artists. I have 25+ years of experience making art as well as 8 years as an educator, with 6 as an art teacher. I have worked with all ages and skill levels.
Painting is my speciality but I also teach drawing, photogrsphy, simple sculpture, and printmaking. I have taught all painting mediums and subjects but my personal favorite is a little known medium called gouache! In my personal art I mostly paint landscapes, city scenes, and portraits. I love to explore mediums with clients and find out the best fit.

About Erika

Hello! I have been working as an art teacher for 8 years and I love my job! With me you, or your child, will discover their full creative potential through developing technical skill and individual ideas/concepts. I guide students into finding or developing their own creative voice and style. I have

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Megan R.

72 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Awarded The Edge of Realism from Abend Gallery
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Megan R.

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Oil painting is a timeless medium. Learn about materials, color mixing , stages of a painting , contemporary and classical techniques and more. I have been trained by international artists in the top of their field in classical atelier methods as well as contemporary painting styles.

My classes bring a sense of adventure and curiosity to portraits, landscape, abstraction and other styles. Each class is customized to meet you where you are.

I have been exhibiting and selling paintings for 10 years so I can also help you in the realm of keeping an active creative practice alive. I also offer a professional perspective on pursuing an art career if you want to take your love of painting to the next level.

If you want a critique of your work sign up for the 30 minute class and receive a recording of the class.

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!
Hani
Sandy C.
I loved it it was challenging
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Deron C.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelor of Fine Art from UCLA
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Deron C.

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Learn how to unlock your creative potential and release the artist inside you while also learning how to paint.

Deron C. has been exploring oil painting for over 20 years and has been teaching others how to express themselves creatively with it for over 10. He will lead you through a creative process that encourages creativity and allows painting students the freedom to paint in an intuitive way. Paint what you see whether the reference material is a photograph or a three-dimensional still life.

If you've never painted before, Deron will guide you through the basics of painting, color theory, and the elements and principles of design while helping you exercise and strengthen your creativity.

If you are a painter that needs a little advice or direction TakeLessons.com instructor Deron C. will help you evaluate your work, answer your questions and provide guidance to get you on the right track.

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, The

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Paul D.
Great teacher! Excellent, patience, very helpful!
Amanda G.
Deron helped me simplify my technique so painting will be enjoyable and I will be so much better at it! I am thrilled
Kai C.
Deron was wonderful to work with and very communicative. My son enjoyed his art lesson.
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David Z.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from The Alzheimer's Association Illinois Chapter
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BFA Fine Art Painting from Northern Illinois University
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David Z.

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• Use materials such as pens and ink, watercolors, charcoal and oil to create artwork.
• Confer with clients and other interested parties regarding the nature and content of artwork to be produced.
• Explain and demonstrate artistic techniques for clients of all ages.
• Collaborate, gather materials and design curriculum for art workshops in the community:
o Charcoal Over Watercolor Workshop
o Watercolor Workshop
o Acrylic Painting Workshop
o Self-Portraits in Charcoal Workshop
o Mixed Media Black Ink Over Gouache Workshop
o Oil Pastel Workshop “Beekle, The Imaginary Friend”

• Providing professional framing services for art workshop clientele
• Art brokering and marketing art material at various shows including:
o Art Show- Prairie Arts Festival, Schaumburg, 5-28-2017
• Sales, Murals Advertising and Promotional Artwork

About David

Dedicated art professional with 18 years of experience in creating artwork utilizing various medias. In my early years I worked as an outsider artist giving watercolor lessons for Susan Edwards of the artist place called "The Art Attack in Sycamore Illinois. After some years of painting and display

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Daniel
Had a great lesson with David, Decided to purchase a few hour one time lesson to paint a picture with my wife. David did a great job. I was very happy how he accommodated us and the time he put in before the lesson.
Michelle C.
David explains well to what needs improvement and is very constructive to what needs to be done. I’m learning so much. It’s exciting
Karin
David is very experienced and knowledgeable for many art forms. And is very personable also.
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Kelvin L.

157 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaches students 4 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kelvin L.

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Students will identify a place that is special to them and represent the place and what makes it special through words and oil painting
“My students love this program! Truly, what an amazing gift this has been to our art community! Never have I felt so competent in incorporating art integration into my curriculum.”

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects o

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Diego
This rating is based on just a single 30 minute lesson. We may try to make it longer for our next two lessons. Our grandson, 9, really enjoyed it.
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Ashley Kaye S.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Ashley Kaye S.

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Oil painting is my most favorite medium. It is more expensive, but with that expense comes the abilitly to create rich, expressive, life-like colors that really bring a painting to life. It's slow drying time also makes it easy to change things if you make a mistake, something we all do.

About Ashley Kaye

Hey! Kaye the Artist here. I truly believe that anyone can learn to draw if they have the right attitude and the right teacher. I am that teacher! In high school I had a teacher who believed in me and helped me to foster my talents to the best of their ability. Unfortunately as is often the case

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Lily
My soon be 10 year old daughter absolutely loved the energy and teaching style of Ashley. As a parent it's great to see my daughter glow from what she learned in the one hour first class. Excited to see what she learns on the future!
Scott
Great introductory session, looking forward to learning more.

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"Highly skilled painter that encourages students to draw, look closely and make at least three thumbnails sketches in vale’s before painting. She always takes gently with students, ask questions to better understand the student and at times shows a more clear direction."
J.M.W.
Took Oil Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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"Excellent. Timely. Clear instructions"
Diana
Took Oil Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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"Having Mr. Ohasi as an Instructor has been one of the most valuable and enjoyable things I've done in life. It sounds a bit cliche, but in all honesty, I've learned more about myself in the time I've worked with him than I've done in a long while.

He not only helped me understand how to build my skills, but also that its okay to be an individual. At the same time he taught me how art centers around community and helping each other develop into people who can help others. He helped me to put my thoughts/ dreams on canvas and helped me make them real. I truly enjoy his classes!"
Tahani J.
Took Oil Painting lessons from Ohashi R.
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"Perfect fit for my style!"
Erwin
Took Oil Painting lessons from Ohashi R.
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"We had a basic first lesson in atmospheric perspective and painted a mountain landscape. Lesson was excellent!"
Jacqueline
Took Oil Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Amazingly patient and brilliantly talented !!!"
Jillian
Took Oil Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Roya was great, made it interesting and a lot of fun. Looking forward to continuing with her."
Lou
Took Oil Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"My daughter really enjoyed her lesson. Roya did very nice job of giving instructions"
Edna
Took Oil Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"Megan was a wonderful teacher! I had 1.5 hours for a lesson and felt I learned so much. I am a beginner and she taught in a clear and concise way. I would recommend."
Katie Miller
Took Oil Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Roya is a wealth of knowledge. She is patient, but still moves forward at a nice pace. She encourages to progress beyond current comfort levels."
Nancy
Took Oil Painting lessons from Roya M.
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