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Dennis W.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Art & Music from Foothill College
  • Teaching since 2013
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Dennis W.

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Art is fun and relaxing, and that's exactly how I like to teach. Whether you're a beginner, aspiring artist, or someone who's always wanted to draw, I can help you create the portfolio of your dreams. I have watched my students grow from beginners to creating some incredible works.

I specialize drawing realistically in graphite, charcoal, and pen. For beginners, I always go over the basics: shapes, shading, and strokes. We will start with simple objects such as cups and boxes, and move on to more advanced subjects, leading to your goals as an artist. I can teach how to draw from life, photo, or even from your imagination.

About Dennis

Hey there! My name is Dennis, and I have been playing the drums for most of my life, and have taught for nearly 10 years. Music has become my greatest passion, and I love to share it with anyone who wants to learn. Music is a very special artform in which everyone can relate, feel, and understand

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Dennis is a fantastic teacher.
Valeryia
Really understanding and patient teacher with a clear passion for drums.
Elise
My daughter loved her lesson. Superb drawing and shading instruction! Definitely scheduling more lessons.
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Megan R.

72 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • BFA Painting from Texas State University
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Megan R.

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Do you want to learn how to draw a human figure, create portraits, draw your dog or sketch the outdoors? I have the experience to guide you! Drawing teacher of 10 years, I have taught students of all experience levels. You will receive notes and step by step instructions during your art class. I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of drawing skills. I have been trained in classical methods that get fast results with steady practice.

If you want a critique of your artwork sign up for the 30 minute class, you will receive a recording of the class .

I also offer group classes, inquire about rates as they are dependent on the number of people .

About Megan

My background: When I'm not in my art studio creating oil paintings, I enjoy teaching others what I have learned in over a decade of schooling. I have trained with some of the top artists in the fine art industry and learned many of their secrets to share with you. My methods combine classical and

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Gary
Megan is an outstanding artist as I noted seeing her portfolio and some work she shared at the start of our lesson but a great teacher as well! Very positive, easy to understand, clear about next steps and gives homework to do on if you want to really dig in. Looking forward to the next session!
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I loved it it was challenging
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Kirk A.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Master's of Fine Arts from UO
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Kirk A.

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I teach drawing skills in any medium (this includes digital art - drawing and painting) covering any style and interest ranging from traditional still life and live model subjects to cartoon and anime. You will learn the fundamentals of recognizing and drawing shapes, arranging and cropping composition and the basic structure of human figures. As you advance you will learn about lighting and rendering techniques, creating movement and advanced composition. If your interests are in digital art, you will learn all of the same drawing concepts of traditional drawing plus digital painting techniques and color theory. I can also give you the tools and understanding to create your own digital brushes to use on your future art projects as well as tips and instructions on using Adobe Photoshop or Procreate for painting.

If you are a more advanced student, we can dive into more directed areas of study including sketching, fine art, concept art, landscape work and figure drawing, all ...

About Kirk

I have a Master's Degree in fine art and over 20 years experience in the creative arts with 10 years experience as a graphic designer. I am the lead artist and art director for multiple organizations in the fields of video games and board game publishing. I regularly create concept art and push

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Yael
Kirk is not only a wonderful teacher, but an incredbile person. He explains things in a way that is easy to understand, and is encouraging, and patient with his students. Plus he genuinely gets excited when you make progress!

He sees the world through a unique lens which enables him to create such beautiful, soulful art. I have learned so much from him in the short time we have worked together, and am looking forward to continuing! Highly recommend for all skill levels! Thank you for being you Kirk!
Yanni
Kirk is the best! There is a notable difference in my work and he does a great job in helping me develop my own style. I will be referring him to everyone I know and I cant wait to take more lessons from him.
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Jenna M.

1 Review
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Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of Music in Flute Performance from Florida State University
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jenna M.

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I want to teach you to draw what YOU want to draw.

Do you want to improve your anatomy? Be able to draw from life? Want to incorporate more movement into your drawings or learn how to get those fiddly details just how you want them? That's what I'm here for. We'll dive right into whatever your current interest (or struggle) is, and go from there.

We can focus on nearly any subject, and through it, we'll also discuss materials, perspective, composition, color, and even how to create art that you can market and sell, if that's what you want!

About Jenna

Hi, I'm Jenna! I have been teaching flute for many years and am so excited to be teaching with TakeLessons! I have a bachelor's degree in flute performance from Florida State University, where I studied with Eva Amsler of the Tallahassee Symphony. I have also completed all coursework for a ma

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My daughter took naturally to the flute and my biggest concern has always been whether or not she was being challenged enough. When we first started lessons with Jenna, I asked my daughter how her lessons were going and she said "Jenna's showing me new stuff." It was the first time I started to hear her struggle to make some notes come out. It's been a few years now and I can still hear my daughter having to focus while she practices. I can see her continuing to get better and build skills.

As a parent, I appreciate how Jenna tries to bring diversity and fresh musical influences to her lessons. I like that Jenna incorporates music history and looks for new ways for the kids to work and learn together.
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Brandy G.

3 Reviews
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  • Fashion design and Fiber/textile arts from Maryland Institute College of Art
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Brandy G.

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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

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, Patternmakin

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Learned so much today.
Eric P.
Brandy was very helpful and knowledgeable! Great working with her.
Donna
Brandy was vary knowledgeable kind and patient teacher. Brandy is passionate about her art and sharing it
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Noah V.

1 Review
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Studio Art from Andrew College
  • Awarded Departmental Award for Outstanding Visual Artist from Andrew College
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Noah V.

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It's never too late to start being an artist. As we move through your beginner drawing class, you will learn all about the elements and principles of art. Furthermore, we will use the fundamentals as building blocks to explore a diverse skillset such as gesture drawing, perspective, and still life drawing. In the beginner class, we will use materials such as graphite and ink These will be the building blocks for your artistic career. When you are ready to begin an intermediate drawing class we will go over more complex topics such as color theory and composing your piece. It is at this point when we will begin to develop your body of work as an artist and work to make the class tailor-made to your artistic style. In the intermediate class, we will begin using a variety of materials such as oil pastels and chalk.

About Noah

Howdy! My name is Noah. I am a studio art major at Andrew College, but more importantly, I am a working artist. I am a published author and artist. I’m from Kennesaw, GA. I chose to go to Andrew College because of its work in the public art field. I plan to paint murals for my career, and I alread

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AARUSH
Excellent Coach. My 6 year old kid understand chess clearly with the movements in his first class.

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"I've had four lessons now and I'm learning quite a lot!"
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Took Drawing lessons from Megan R.
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"Haydee had so much fun. She said Lauren is her new favorite teacher."
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Took Drawing lessons from Lauren W.
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"Eddie has been working with my son since June of 2019. Eddie is very patient and knowledgeable. Definitely recommend!"
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Took Drawing lessons from Eddie B.
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"Had my first lesson and I've already learned so much! The lesson was informative and Sharon also gave me a clear idea of what to practice in the meantime. I am confident that my drawing skills will improve!"
Sara
Took Drawing lessons from Sharon M.
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"Very knowledgeable and patient."
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Took Drawing lessons from Moataz A.
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"Great teacher! Excellent, patience, very helpful!"
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Took Drawing lessons from Deron C.
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"I have been wanting to learn drawing since I was a kid. Had a few years of drawing when I was a kid and then haven't touched in a long time. When I rekindled my interest to learn, I came across Dennis.
Honestly, the reason why I chose Dennis was because he provided at-home classes and that would avoid the hassle of me having to travel. The first few classes were more of me and him warming up to each other, as I am sure he also found me different.
He comes with all the necessary equipment and spends a few minutes giving you some basics of the stuff we are going to do that day. Then he leaves you to draw while he also draws the same. He glances once in a while at your sheet and gives you very subtle feedback. If you have missed something, he will just try to nudge you in the right direction with minor comments like "Don't you think, these are of the same darkness?, There may be more highlights in this area or the mid tones here and here are of the same darkness. etc.". He never touches your paper, but only guides you.
Sometimes when some focus is needed (for example on the eyes), he will tell you the technique involved in depth and we did one full class just doing eyes, one full class on hair.
It was a little frustrating initially for me as I was not used to the teaching technique, and now I see the point. The first drawing itself turned out be much much better than I had anticipated it to be and he hasn't touched my paper till now - so this drawing is fully mine.
You can also continue drawing and send work via text message to him. You almos t always get detailed instant feedback. The only thing is, I haven't been very diligent in doing drawings due to lack of free time. So once a week for an hour is what I do.
He also spends extra time sometimes so that he can take the drawing to a logical point, sometimes even beyond 1.5 hrs though my session is for an hour each. That shows the commitment he has to his students.
I believe my work will improve as this course continues. We have had about 6 classes and I am already seeing the difference. A long way to go, but the first steps have been right - most of it due to Dennis and his method of teaching. I would say more than teaching, it is a method of mentoring where the hand holding is done in a unique way."
Manoj
Took Drawing lessons from Dennis W.
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"Amazing! I'm excited about finally being able to draw photorealism!"
Stu
Took Drawing lessons from Megan R.
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"Sandy was amazing! It usually takes my Rocky a while to warm up to new people but he took to Sandy immediately. Rocky was asking when he can have her back as soon as she left."
Rocky
Took Drawing lessons from Sandy K.
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"It was great she was very informative"
Lance
Took Drawing lessons from Megan R.
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