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Allison R.

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

38 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • History from University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Melissa M.

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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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Layla M.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Fine Arts from North Carolina Central University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 to 12
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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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Erika V.

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Starting at $100
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Fine Arts-Bachelors from Fort Hays State University
  • Teaching since 2014
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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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Mike N.

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

47 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches students 8 to 85
  • Awarded Design of Merit Award, (Branding for the museum) from Currier Museum of Art
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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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"Outstanding teacher! Took lessons with my kids. Megan is wonderful!"
Chris
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Megan was delightful and I learned so much! I highly recommend taking a class with her."
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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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"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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"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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"I had a great time and learned a lot painting with Sharon. This was my first painting lesson. She is patient, helpful and very passionate about watercolors. She is also very knowledgeable and answered all my questions.
Sharon will tailor your lesson to your goals. You do not need to be an artist to enjoy these lessons."
Julie
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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"My first lesson was great. Melissa started off very basic for me, as I requested, and answered all my questions and emails."
Jan
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Melissa M.
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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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"Melissa really knows her stuff and she's a fun teacher. Highly recommend!"
Jennifer
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Melissa M.
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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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