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Brandy G.
Raleigh, North Carolina
Brandy studied drawing and painting at the Maryland Institute College of Art and received a certificate in painting from Parsons School of Design in NYC. She has won many awards and exhibited her work around the U.S. Students will learn how to draw and paint using a variety of mediums such as pencil, pen and ink, charcoal, and watercolors. Lessons include learning to draw from life observations and photo references, learning about light and shadow, contour, line quality, anatomy,, perspective, color theory and more.
About Brandy G.

My name is Brandy I am an arts and crafts instructor with 10+ years experience teaching students of all ages and backgrounds. I have recently relocated to Garner, NC from NYC and am teaching the following: Sewing and Fashion Design: Hand sewing, Machine sewing, Custom garment making, Patternmaking, and Clothing alterations. Fiber Arts: Beginner/Intro to Weaving using DIY looms and SAORI weaving. Fabric Dyeing (ice dyeing, natural dyeing, and eco-printing), and Needle Felting. Drawing and Painting: Figure drawing, landscape, still life, portraiture, illustration. Working in pencil, charcoal, pen and ink, watercolors, acrylic paint, pastels other mediums. For sewing, experience includes working for high end and luxury tailor shops in NYC, as well as fitting on-set for photoshoots, ecommerce, celebrity fittings and red carpet events. I have created many couture garments from sketch to finish. In Fiber Arts, I teach students how to build their own looms, weaving fundamentals, conceptual weaving, fabric dyeing and eco-printing from local materials, and needle felting. I studied drawing and painting at the Maryland Institute College of Art, and a certificate in painting from Parsons School of Design in NYC. I teach students how to draw and paint with life observations and photo references. Lessons involve learning about light and shadow, anatomy, line quality, perspective, and more. I teach students of all levels, ages, and experiences. I am available for Zoom/Online lessons. Thank you and looking forward to our lessons! Brandy

Levels taught

Teaches Beginner, Intermediate

Teaching since

Teaching since 2015

Education

Fashion design and Fiber/textile arts

Teaches ages +

Teaches ages 13+

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Speaks English

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Brandy G.
Raleigh, North Carolina
Brandy studied drawing and painting at the Maryland Institute College of Art and received a certificate in painting from Parsons School of Design in NYC. She has won many awards and exhibited her work around the U.S. Students will learn how to draw and paint using a variety of mediums such as pencil, pen and ink, charcoal, and watercolors. Lessons include learning to draw from life observations and photo references, learning about light and shadow, contour, line quality, anatomy,, perspective, color theory and more.
About Brandy G.

My name is Brandy I am an arts and crafts instructor with 10+ years experience teaching students of all ages and backgrounds. I have recently relocated to Garner, NC from NYC and am teaching the following: Sewing and Fashion Design: Hand sewing, Machine sewing, Custom garment making, Patternmaking, and Clothing alterations. Fiber Arts: Beginner/Intro to Weaving using DIY looms and SAORI weaving. Fabric Dyeing (ice dyeing, natural dyeing, and eco-printing), and Needle Felting. Drawing and Painting: Figure drawing, landscape, still life, portraiture, illustration. Working in pencil, charcoal, pen and ink, watercolors, acrylic paint, pastels other mediums. For sewing, experience includes working for high end and luxury tailor shops in NYC, as well as fitting on-set for photoshoots, ecommerce, celebrity fittings and red carpet events. I have created many couture garments from sketch to finish. In Fiber Arts, I teach students how to build their own looms, weaving fundamentals, conceptual weaving, fabric dyeing and eco-printing from local materials, and needle felting. I studied drawing and painting at the Maryland Institute College of Art, and a certificate in painting from Parsons School of Design in NYC. I teach students how to draw and paint with life observations and photo references. Lessons involve learning about light and shadow, anatomy, line quality, perspective, and more. I teach students of all levels, ages, and experiences. I am available for Zoom/Online lessons. Thank you and looking forward to our lessons! Brandy

Levels taught

Teaches Beginner, Intermediate

Teaching since

Teaching since 2015

Education

Fashion design and Fiber/textile arts

Teaches ages +

Teaches ages 13+

Speaks

Speaks English

Speaks

Has background check

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Learned so much today.

Posted Aug 2, 2021
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Brandy was very helpful and knowledgeable! Great working with her.

Posted May 26, 2021
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Brandy was vary knowledgeable kind and patient teacher. Brandy is passionate about her art and sharing it

Posted Mar 21, 2021
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Maryland Institute College of Art
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Instructor details
Drawing
Teaches Online
Teaches Online
Work hours
M
T
W
T
F
S
S
Times are shown in your local timezone (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Pricing
60 minutes
$50
New Student Special
First 3 lessons
$30