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Jane M.

47 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Awarded Design of Merit Award, (Branding for the museum) from Currier Museum of Art
  • Teaches students 8 to 85
  • Teaching since 1996
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Jane M.

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Private Watercolor Painting Teacher

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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Melanie C.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • University of Texas at El Paso- Fine Arts from University of Texas El Paso
  • Awarded 2nd Place Winner- Chalk the Block Art Festival, El Paso, TX from City of El Paso
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Melanie C.

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Watercolor is a media of extremes- either very free or very controlled! Students will learn which way they prefer to go with it- mastering the use of lights and darks and the order in which paint must be applied. They will use various tools to achieve interesting effects- salt, rubbing alcohol, and masking fluid.

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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David Z.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $59
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BFA Fine Art Painting from Northern Illinois University
  • Teaching since 2010
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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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Deron C.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Deron C.

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Teaching artist Deron Cohen will guide you step-by-step through how to re-create an image in watercolor paint. Learn techniques and tricks!

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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Ohashi R.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $120
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master from The Tokyo University of Arts
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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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Sharron J.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • High School Diploma-Visual Arts from Baltimore School for the Arts
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
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Sharron J.

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Watercolor painting has a way of showing emotion and expression. The most fabulous thing about being an artist is that boundaries regarding creativity are non-existent. The artist is always in a state of learning. Art is a progressive practice that takes time to develop.

Students will be introduced to the color wheel, basic materials needed, perspective, and the differences between realistic and impressionistic painting techniques. The students main objective is to learn, by painting what the individual wishes to paint (personal projects that sparks and continues the creativity within).

Materials are not included.

Watercolor painting lessons will be assessed based on the individual's current abilities and their goals.

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For virtual sessions, the student will need to create a conducive workspace that will allow teacher/student viewing of art work in progress. The student will need a workspace with lots of light. Often, I will ask to see the students progress, so that I may be ...

About Sharron

In my sessions, I am more than a teacher, I am a mentor and a counselor, I promote positive energy for positive outcomes. I am the Artist behind JFA Studio in Baltimore, Maryland. My resume includes graduating from the Baltimore School for the Arts and continued studies at the Maryland Instit

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Sandy B.
Sharon was so personable and started me with exactly what I needed. I've skipped over a lot of the basics when doing watercolor on my own and I'm glad to have a direction. Results will be good.
Suzanne Juel
Sharron is FABULOUS!
Patrick
Sharron was wonderful!! Her experience is amazing. She provides direction, practical tips, support all rolled into an hour of enjoyment!

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"Thank you. The lesson was fun, informative and tailored to my specific needs. :)"
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Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Learned a lot during my 1st class. Great teacher!"
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Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Sharron J.
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"His watercolor technique is really great. I have a collection I keep at home. Ohashi is a very thoughtful teacher who gives excellent and accessible instruction."
Brad
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Ohashi 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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"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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"As a beginner in watercolor painting, Megan has provided great one-on-one guidance and a tailored instruction to my level and interest. I would highly recommend."
Laura
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."
Jean
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Megan is an amazing teacher!"
Jeff
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"I learned A LOT about painting. It was a great first class. Thank you."
Carla
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Melissa M.
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"After viewing some of my paintings she was spot on identifying bad habits and offered many ways to improve. She is immensely skilled as a diagnostician. She presented her points clearly and fully without being condescending. Very much worth the investment. Can’t wait for the next lesson. Due warning. She can assign homework."
Connie
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Roya M.
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