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Eli P.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $65
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • BA in Studio Art, Drawing Concentration from Binghamton University
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Eli P.

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I've been teaching drawing classes to students of all ages and group sizes for the last 6 years. In my Drawing lessons we'll learn about basic technical concepts and techniques with different tools. We'll discuss how to apply those techniques to different images and scenes, and how to use them most effectively. Well also learn from classic pieces of art and historic artists. Lessons can also be tailored towards students individual interests while also giving a well rounded education.

About Eli

Hello! I am a professional artist and art teacher with 6 years of education experience. Previously I studied Studio Art at SUNY Binghamton. I've had my artwork hung in galleries, offices, restaurants and other venues around the Boston area. I've been hired for murals, book illustrations, private c

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Felix
My 10 y.o. son has taken several lessons with Eli and he loves every minute of them. Eli is skilled and patient. I highly recommend water color lessons with Eli.
Hunter
Eli is amazing with my 10 year old son. He is learning some basic drawing skills while having fun.
Brad
Excellent teacher!
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Emily S.

74 Reviews
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Starting at $80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Awarded Dozzi Scholarship from Carnegie Mellon University
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Emily S.

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*My scheduling availability isn't always accurate, as many students have their lessons with me every other week. My schedule is different from week to week, so it's best to at least pick a time with me and if it doesn't work, we'll make sure we schedule a lesson time that's convenient for both of us. If you need to schedule a lesson for a time sooner than what the TakeLessons calendar allows, you can always let me know and we'll most likely work something out for you.

I can teach drawing at any level. My goal is for the student to improve and work towards their desired achievements -- whether it's just to get better at drawing, work towards making a masterpiece, or putting together a portfolio to get into their desired art school.

I specialize in digital drawing or illustration. Students would get the most out of classes with me if they work in digital media. Students often use Krita, Photoshop, Firealpaca, Paint Tool Sai or Clip Studio Paint on laptop/desktop with a tablet such as

About Emily

*My scheduling availability isn't always accurate, as many students have their lessons with me every other week. My weekly schedule is often different, so it's best to at least pick a time with me and if it doesn't work, we'll make sure we schedule a lesson time that's convenient for both of us.

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Yaya B.
Emily is an excellent animation tutor. My 10-year old daughter really enjoys working with her. She has a very straight-forward demeanor that drives towards real learning using no nonsense feedback that resonates with our young animator in a naturally motivational way. Emily has been extremely professional and helpful to us as we worked to get the right technical setup for her lessons. She is super detailed with amazing follow-up after every lesson and she always responds to questions. We are so glad that we found Emily on TakeLessons! Our daughter is more enthused than ever about animation and the skills that she has learned after these first five sessions with Emily!
Rocco C.
Emily works well with my child who is a beginner. I was very impressed with the animation he created during his first lesson! We're looking forward to more lessons.
Nate
Very grateful. Very understanding
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Anthony G.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $63
  • Bachelor Of Fine Arts with a major in painting from Tyler School of Art, part of Temple University
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Anthony G.

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I want to help you to become a better artist and have fun while you’re doing it! My style of teaching is to tell you about powerful ways to approach your drawings that will boost your technical ability as fast as possible. In other words, I’m going to help you to make your art look like the thing you’re drawing. But I won’t rush you through it! We’ll take as long as you need to get a good understanding of the most important aspects of the lesson. We can focus on what you are most interested in learning about. Want to learn how to draw faces better? Or maybe improve your proportions for drawing a full body person? Pets, landscapes, still life, it’s your choice because I work for you. Each of these are unique subjects, but there are certain fundamentals that apply to all of them which I will help you with to give your drawings more of a “pop out” look! Some of those things are learning to see values (light and dark), negative space, and how angles and relationships of different elements

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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Kerstin R.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English, German
  • Ed.M from Harvard Graduate School of Education
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kerstin R.

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I graduated from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in June 2007 with a Master in Education (Arts in Education) degree. During my studies I worked in the framework of the Artful Adventures Program (Museum of Fine Arts in Boston), which provides object - based learning and hands on artistic experiences for elementary and middle school kids. My own research was about “Creative Insight in Practice" and "Acquiring English as a Second Language and Developing Self-Esteem through the Idiom of Art". I have more than a two decades-long experience in painting, drawing, printmaking and installation work.

About Kerstin

I graduated from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in June 2007 with a Master in Education (Arts in Education) degree. During my studies I worked in the framework of the Artful Adventures Program (Museum of Fine Arts in Boston), which provides object - based learning and hands on artistic exp

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Min O.
Kerstin has been a great tutor for our son. Not only does he enjoy working with Kerstin, but his German skills have noticeably improved (along with his grades). Kerstin is a great communicator, always on-time, never cancelled and very easy to work with. I would highly recommend Kerstin.
Anja H.
Our daughter took to Kerstin right away. She did not want the lesson to end!
Pamela W.
Kerstin is a fantastic teacher. She connected right away with my daughter Chloe who is 8 years old and immediately engaged and had her learning German after 1 lesson. She is punctual and professional. I highly recommend her.
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Jason M.

106 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Associate of Arts in Music and Business from KPC, University of Alaska Anchorage
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Jason M.

106 Reviews
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iPad Pencil (Procreate), Pencil, Lines, Shading, Tracing, 1, 2 and 3 point perspective. Self portraits and still life. Gestures are also a fun way to get the fingers moving. Landscapes and cartoons or comic features are an option based on the students requests as well.

Also love mash ups and daily requests or challenges!

About Jason

-=FULL VACCINATED as of 5/19/21!!=-TakeLessons.com Instructor since it's inception, Jason M. is available for in person and online lessons worldwide leaving no stone un-turned! Jason has been playing guitar for over 20 years, ukulele, bass, banjo and keyboard for over 10 and teaching music in gen

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Hannah
Jason is seriously the best. He cares about you and your goals and helps you reach them successfully. He’s not only an incredibly talented artist, he’s encouraging along the way! I’d recommend him to anyone!
Janet
My 11-yo son Danny thinks Jason is the absolute best! During a week of winter vacation, Jason was able to clear time for a week-long ukulele "camp" -- every day for a week for 90 min. Danny wanted to continue with Jason afterwards, weekly. It's been an easy and gratifying experience!
Phoenix L.
My son, 9, loves Jason!
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Ruth E.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $100
  • Awarded Emmy Award for the First Season of The Simpsons from The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ruth E.

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From a rough sketch to a finished drawing, you can learn to 'SEE WHAT YOU'RE LOOKING AT', and bring your drawings to life.
Whether your interest is traditional or digital art, I work with you to draw out your highest potential.
Learn to 'See What You're Looking At' and discover the story YOU want to tell.
Please see some of my work on my profile page.

About Ruth

As an Emmy award winning animation artist with 27 years in the animation industry, I founded the non profit, EDU DESIGNS, to bring the arts back into schools. Check out my blog there for more information. I created the first Art Textbook to reference Math Standards to help teachers without an art

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clarissa
Ruth was amazingly helpful. She was clear knowledgeable and a great communicator. She was able to solve all my issues and answer all my questions. I highly recommend her as a teacher for illustration

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Is your dream drawing teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

Average Cost of Online Drawing Lessons

The average cost of 60-minute online drawing lessons is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $175 per hour.
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"Great teacher!! She knows what she's talking about and teaches at your own pace."
Jeffrey
Took Drawing lessons from Roya M.
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"My son, 9, loves Jason!"
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Took Drawing lessons from Jason M.
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"my 11 year old daughter LOVES Ms. Sharron, she is so patient and really engages with my daughter who is normally shy! I am so glad we found these drawing lessons with Ms, Sharron"
Kira
Took Drawing lessons from Sharron J.
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"Lesson one was good."
Caleb
Took Drawing lessons from Nicole P.
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"Lauren was super helpful with my daughter and she’s looking forward to many more lessons."
Leah
Took Drawing lessons from Lauren W.
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"Extremely talented artist...she’s the best!"
Colleen
Took Drawing lessons from Andrea O.
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"Excelente teacher, my daughter love this class"
Melina
Took Drawing lessons from Nicole P.
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"the best teacher I ever had"
Diane
Took Drawing lessons from Lauren W.
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"very fun and taught a lot of new stuff I didn't know even though it was only the first lesson!"
Plamen
Took Drawing lessons from Joe B.
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"My son just had his first class with Lauren. He think the class is very interesting and he likes Lauren. Lauren has responded my questions very quickly and provided us a lot of information."
Otis
Took Drawing lessons from Lauren W.
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Online Drawing Lessons

For some, drawing is a talent that comes naturally to them. It’s something that they are innately good at and a skill that they always have room to grow. For others, drawing is a challenging art form that can take years to master. No matter where your drawing talents fall on this spectrum, private online drawing lessons can help you improve and bring your skills to the next level.

Here at TakeLessons, we offer virtual drawing classes that are ideal for students of all ages and levels. If you’re looking to improve your drawings for personal or professional reasons, our lessons may be the right choice for you.

Why Take Online Drawing Lessons?

Long gone are the days when you had to drive to a classroom and meet with a teacher in order to receive instruction. Today,

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it’s easier than ever to learn through an online platform. These days, there are countless courses available online, from extracurricular activities to university-level classes. No matter what you’d like to learn, there’s a good chance you can find it.

Here at TakeLessons, we understand the importance of online instruction. Our online courses provide you with the freedom and flexibility to learn where and when is most convenient for you. When you sign up for our online drawing courses, you can begin learning on your schedule.

You can connect with an instructor who is available whenever you are, whether that’s morning, afternoon, or evening on weekdays or weekends. As long as you have internet access, you can log on with your laptop, smartphone, or computer and web camera. Begin receiving instruction from your kitchen, living room, or even home office. With our online drawing classes, you will have a flexible and convenient learning experience every time. It’s never been easier to start learning or improving a skill.

The Benefits of an Online Drawing Instructor

Signing up for online drawing lessons with us means you will receive one-on-one coaching. No matter where you are in your drawing journey, your private instructor will help you meet your goals. Our instructors work with every kind of student, from beginners just picking up a pencil to advanced students looking to master their skills.

During your online drawing classes, learn about all the different drawing styles or focus on a specific skill. Work your way toward producing gallery-worthy prints or simply improve your illustrations for your own enjoyment. Your private drawing instructor will be by your side, offering expert advice and guidance every step of the way.

Find an Online Drawing Tutor Today

Here at TakeLessons, we let you choose your preferred drawing instructor. Browse through our listing of certified teachers to find your ideal one. You can review their profiles, read feedback from previous students, and check out their availability. You can even start a conversation with your tutor in advance to see if it’s a good match.

Ready to impress everyone with your new and improved drawing skills? Sign up for our virtual drawing classes today!

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