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Joe B.

75 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Digital Media Arts from TCI The College Of Technology
  • Teaching since 2005
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Joe B.

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As my student you will learn very important basic to intermediate foundation knowledge of the painting process. This involves Color theory, canvas preparations (wood, Canvas and other substrate choices), Brush selections, Mediums and thinning, Paint storage and reusing. We will work on transferring ideas from still life or sketch to canvas. We will cover brush stroke effects, blending, highlighting and work processes for an efficient and most importantly fun workflow.

About Joe

Hello, my name is Joe. I am excited when I learn of new potential artists. My skills are well rounded and focused. I can teach you in many media applications and art forms. I am able to teach from basic drawing techniques to full Portrait art, Film & Digital Portrait / Fashion Photography and Image

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Joe was awesome. He laid out the fundamentals well and gave me great advice and guidance.
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Very talented and thorough. Gained a lot after just 1 session. Highly recommend joe! :)
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Mike N.

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Starting at $75
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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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Melissa M.

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

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

I have been painting for several years and I have studied many techniques.

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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Ohashi R.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $120
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 1983
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
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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 M.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Presidential Fellowship for Professional Development from Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah,
  • Master of Fine Art, Drawing and Painting from California State University Long Beach
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Sharon M.

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Whether or not you are new to painting or want to get back into it after many years away and just need some feedback and a new perspective I am here to help. I have been teaching painting for 20 years and I’ve worked with students of all ages, from young adults to retirees. I teach painting using the classical method of observation (meaning, based on what they see). You will also learn how do use color as it reflects the temperature of the light and shadows like the impressionists. I will show you a lot of different artists for inspiration and to teach you how to glean the best from history. I recommend working from direct observation at first (a still life rather than a photo of a still life). You can expect to learn a lot about color for me, about the structure of light and shadow and how it helps create realism but also compose a really great looking paintings. I adjust my approach to teaching as I get to know each student and what learning style connects best with them.

About Sharon

I teach adults to draw. My passion really lies in teaching adults to draw.  With such a large generation of people heading toward retirement, I want to offer drawing lessons to give baby boomers some new goals to give them purpose and to enhance their post-career stage of life.  Drawing has many

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Excellent. Timely. Clear instructions
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Great! Gift for teaching.
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Kiersten S.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $22
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Grand Prize from Kalamazoo Park Club’s 2013 Juried Art Show
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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!
Gwen W.
She is an excellent teacher kind & knowledgeable

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"Stephanie was amazing! We started with home lessons and then transferred to online. She was very good with my daughter, very efficient and timely."
Tracy
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Stephanie H.
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"We enjoyed working with Megan so much this evening and can't thank her enough. We are receiving very positive feedback from our teachers. They were able to relax and enjoy and just have fun. Thank you again!!"
Gigi
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"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"
Michelle
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from David Z.
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"This was my first time taking any kind of private art lesson and I am really glad to have gotten Giuseppe. He explains things in a very easy to understand way, and has no problem fielding questions, even if they stray from the immediate topic, which is great for my learning style. I will definitely book more lessons with Joe."
Joey
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Joe B.
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"Sandy is an awesome teacher and my daughter really enjoys working with her. She is warm and personable in addition to being a very talented artist and effective instructor."
Brooke
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sandy K.
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"Fastest 45 minutes ever because I had so much fun talking with Lauren while we worked on a painting. I can't wait to continue!"
Abby
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Lauren W.
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"Sharron is FABULOUS!"
Suzanne Juel
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharron J.
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"Sharon is the best art teacher I’ve ever had. She excels in explaining a concept verbally and then showing visual examples of it. With her positive and encouraging teaching style, Sharon guided me to better myself as a beginning artist. Her teaching technique is uncomplicated and easy to follow. When you take a class with her, not a single session goes by without learning something new. Without reservation, I would recommend taking an art class with Sharon."
Cristina
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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"I had the crazy idea of gifting to the girl I like a painting of her favorite flower. She lives in Shanghai and I was flying to over from New York. The problem was that I did not know how to paint. Because I had been so busy with work, I waited until last week before my flight to take lessons. Guiseppe guided me on how to approach my project and how to mix colors. Could not have done it without his instruction. Thank you."
Rodrigo Cortez
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Joe B.
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"My daughter begin to like painting now. Lauren is very patience with kids."
Nirupa
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Lauren W.
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