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Melanie C.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Melanie C.

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Learning how to reign in this super versatile media is so much fun! Acrylic is a chameleon, and can be made to look like oil paint...or watercolor! This media is all about layering, and students will be instructed in how to do this successfully.

About Melanie

I take great joy in bringing art to the surface that the student didn't even know they had within them! Creating art is mainly about confidence, and I build that with each person, one on one. As they gain confidence, the techniques needed to create meaningful and engaging art come more easily. I ha

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Susan
Melanie was great! She taught me new techniques that are inspiring me to practice what I learn. I am excited about more lessons with Melanie!
Renna
My 4 year old absolutely loved her class. Ms. Mel is a great teacher!
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Sandy K.

18 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Fine Art, Suma Cum Laude, Painting from Columbus College of Art and Design
  • Teaching since 2001
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Sandy K.

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Students can expect to focus on learning a good foundation. I am familiar with several different approaches when working with acrylic paints. They include but are not limited to; direct painting, graphic approach, building up of layers using glazes and dry brushing. I also sensitive to the surfaces acrylic is used on; paper, canvas, fabric, metal and wood are just a few.

About Sandy

I believe in the power of art to change lives. I have been working as a professional artist for several decades and I love what I do. My work ranges from murals to intimate portraiture. My resume includes National Endowment for the Arts funded public art projects, solo exhibitions and museum shows.

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Tim G.
learned a lot!
Qingyang Z.
I love Sandy's class, she gave me such a thorough and detailed introduction to painting!
Misti H.
I’ve only had one lesson but great teacher. Patient, answers questions, explains things well n
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Melissa M.

38 Reviews
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  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2006
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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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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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Danielle F.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
  • 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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David Z.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $59
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BFA Fine Art Painting from Northern Illinois University
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David Z.

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Acrylic Painting Workshops have been proven winners in teaching the fundamentals of acrylic painting, Covering everything from stretching canvas, placing a protective coating and base, paints and brushes with examples to walk you through to creating wonderful pieces of art. For advanced levels the Grisalle method is a mature way of providing an underpainting study for your work.

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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Kiersten S.

2 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
  • 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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"Megan is a fabulous teacher, dedicated to helping us explore and learn her art and the nuances of painting. She also has a very pleasant and sweet disposition - something that makes 4 self-critical new painters more at ease with the process."
Vivienne
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Megan R.
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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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"Very thorough and pedagogical. Had great impact on my painting."
Sigge
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"I held a virtual team painting event and invited Sharon to be our tutor. My team has a tight budget, but Sharon managed to fit the painting kit under the budget & the paint was high quality! She also made a video helping us prepare for the painting event: how to stain the palette, how to wash the brushes and how to coat the canvas.

In the painting event, we had a large group (~15 people), so it’s very difficult to coordinate. People had different questions every 5 mins, or people asked the same questions, or you had to wait for other people. Sharon was very patient to answer everyone’s questions. We even went overtime but Sharon was very nice that she continued finishing the painting with us.

All my teammates produced very nice paintings! Majority of them have never painted before, but they created beautiful paintings under Sharon’s guidance. Thank you Sharon!"
Huan
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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"Joe is very patient and passionate about art. He explained everything I needed to know. He showed me how to use the right paint brushes and the right colors. Thank you Joe!"
Maria
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Joe B.
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"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."
Daniel
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from David Z.
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"Sharron was an awesome instructor!!! She was very professional. She showed up early to set up for my daughter's paint and sip party. Sharron gave very detailed descriptions to help guide the amateur artists. Everyone enjoyed the personal feedback that was given. Sharron made our party a huge success. I would definitely recommend her services."
Shanon
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharron J.
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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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"I am learning so much with Sharon! She is encouraging and helpful in her feedback, knowledgeable, talented, and has a warm and caring, presence."
Marcie
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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"Sophia said, You are the best art teacher I’ve ever had!” She is excited for future lessons."
Sophia
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharron J.
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