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Layla M.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Fine Arts from North Carolina Central University
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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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Kelys B.
it was a good start for me.
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Layla is a fun, engaging and gentle instructor. She breaks down the drawing process into simple steps to make it easy for the learner to grasp the lesson.
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Danielle F.

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Starting at $38
  • 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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Kevina F.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks Spanish, American Sign Language, English
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Kevina F.

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Learning basic techniques and various application methods to create art you can be proud of.

About Kevina

I am in love with the Creative Arts and enthusiastic about introducing it to others. I currently am a Teaching Artist of Flute, and of Basic Music Theory for 501(3) non-profit Henry for Music's Youth Orchestra United. I participate in my local community by engaging as a booking/media/communicat

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Kevina is AWESOME. I highly recommend working with Kevina.
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Deepali L.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Marathi, Hindi, Marwari
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Deepali L.

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Hi Student.
I have been teaching for the last 15 years at my home studio. I teach drawing and painting (art). Lessons include Pencil shading, Portraits, Acrylic colors, pencil colors, oil painting, mural painting, warli, abstract work, etc.

Beginners, advanced, intermediate, all welcome. age 5 to age 80.

In Cypress Texas.

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About Deepali

Hi Students, My name is Mrs Deepali. I have a Bachelor's degree in Applied Arts, with specialization in Drawing & Painting. I have been teaching Arts of all forms (including Cake Baking, Drawing, Painting, Dance, etc). for last several years (since 2005). I am also trained as a Child Developm

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I feel cheated, the recipe she provided was off and when i reached out to her regarding the recipe measurements she never responded, i should have know because what cake recipe calls for a table spoon of baking soda and a table spoon of baking powder, people shouldn’t take advantage of this online classes for the sake of ripping others hard earned money.really disappointed
Marvelett M.
G.M. she was amazing; very patient; smart; knowledgeable; and a pleasure to work with.
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Anthony G.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Bachelor Of Fine Arts with a major in painting from Tyler School of Art, part of Temple University
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Anthony G.

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Whatever your skill level, however fast or slow you want to go, I want to help you to become a better artist and enjoy it while you’re learning! What we cover in your lesson will be determined by your level of expertise. Oil paint is my forte, as I have been painting with it for 30 years. If you are just starting out with oils, we will discuss some important things to understand about the colors, mediums, how to set up your palette and some different ways of applying paint, etc. If you already have some experience with oil painting, we will pick up with whatever areas you would like to improve on. If you are interested in painting the human figure or portraits in particular, we can discuss some important ways to go about painting flesh tones. There are also some little known tips I want to tell you about that will be useful to artists of any skill level!

I will share with you any suggestions that I have for technique or different ways of approaching your painting that may help you ...

About Anthony

I want to help you make huge leaps in your skills to become a better artist than you even thought was possible! Whatever you want to create, you can do it! Private lessons can save a lot of time and keep you on the right path for your personal individual needs, where ever you are on your way to bec

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I'm delighted to be receiving instruction from Anthony.
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John S.

3 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2017
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John S.

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I am a professional artist with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting, and works that have been displayed at the MoMa in New York, the Museum of African American Culture in Houston, TIME Magazine, and more. Our painting lessons will be specifically tailored to you and your personal goals, while also maintaining a flexible structure. I find most painting teaching to be much too limiting, and while our lessons will go over traditional techniques, we will most importantly be finding your personal style and strengths! We will uncover the importance of color weight, color balance, general color theory, learn many different painting techniques, learn how to paint from life, how to paint hyper-realistically, and much more. In addition, we will go over helpful physical tools that i've found instantly make me a better artist. After the basics are covered, we will be studying master works, both traditional and contemporary, and copying these pieces to learn new techniques. I believe everyone has ...

About John

Hello! I am a professional artist who has exhibited in many galleries and museums, publications and more all over the country. I have received both the Pullock-Krasner grant and the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation grant for my artistic ability. My work includes drawing, painting, printmaking, a

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Safari
John is an amazing teacher! Before our session john laid out a lesson plan catered to my needs. When we hopped into the zoom meeting the setting was very comfortable and open. I had many mind-blowing moments during our lesson where john taught me techniques I’ve never seen before (trust i’ve done a lot of digging on youtube). I left the lesson feeling instantly inspired and ready to practice what I learned. 10000000% worth it and I will be coming back for another lesson.

ps. even went over our time to make sure I grasped a technique + recorded and was sent our session. Very thoughtful instructor.

*** for anyone looking for painting based drawing lessons... this is the instructor for you.
Suzie Q
Omg! John is beyond what I had expected in painting lessons! Very clear, thorough and extremely patient!!! Encouraging and inspiring!!! He has a way of showing me colors and values that literally blew my mind. I’ve had only a few lessons with him and I asked my boyfriend to please buy me more for my holiday gift. He is way underpriced for the artistic and instructional skill level he has! Has such an aura of humility that makes me not be intimidated and I’m comfortable to ask questions without fear of embarrassment. I look forward to many more lessons from him. I highly highly highly recommend John!!!
Tim
I am a relatively experienced artist but John has given eye opening instruction in just our two sessions already. I left both lessons feeling like I had a months worth of schooling, and it was stress free. Highly Recommended!

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"Megan was great . We did a "group " lesson with my 90 year old mother who has painted her whole life, but has not in the past 5 or so years along with my 7 year old daughter who loves art. A great experience for granddaughter and grandmother to bond."
Gerry
Took Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"She is great and caring."
Sharad
Took Painting lessons from Jennifer V.
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"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!"
Anna
Took Painting lessons from Allison R.
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"Allison was an AWESOME instructor. She helped me develop texture and layers in my painting unlike any other instructor had. She's great with a bunch of different media and always made me laugh. She's an all-around pleasant soul to be around."
Emily
Took Painting lessons from Allison R.
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"I had no idea how fun and easy it was to stretch my own canvases. Joe showed me many time saving techniques and cost effective tools to start makingg my own canvases!"
Daniela
Took Painting lessons from Joe B.
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"Wonderful teacher. Learned a lot in our hour together. Will book more classes with her."
Judy
Took Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Teacher was really nice, we painted together and spoke about the therapeutic effects painting has."
Jennifer
Took Painting lessons from Jennifer V.
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"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!"
Jessica
Took Painting lessons from Ohashi R.
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"She is very descriptive and is very good at teaching how to blend paint and use various techniques to master painting. I look forward every week to my lessons!"
Trina
Took Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"It was great! Deron had me pick out a subject and send him the image ahead of time. He had it printed out and ready to go when I got there, along with the paint colors, brushes and everything. Very impressed with his organization. He went at just the right speed for me and we actually made good progress. I'm looking forward to the next lesson!"
Nancy
Took Painting lessons from Deron C.
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