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John S.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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John S.

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I am a professional artist with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting, and works that have been displayed at the MoMa in New York, the Museum of African American Culture in Houston, TIME Magazine, and more. My drawing lessons will be specifically tailored to you and your personal goals, while also maintaining a flexible structure. I find most art teaching to be much too limiting, and while our lessons will go over traditional techniques, we will also be finding your personal style and strengths. We will uncover the importance of line weight, learn how to shade, learn how to draw from life, learn how to draw hyper-realistically, and much more. In addition, we will go over helpful physical tools that i've found instantly make me a better artist. I believe everyone has the ability to be an amazing draftsman, and just needs the proper instructing.

About John

Hello! I am a professional artist who has exhibited in many galleries and museums, publications and more all over the country. I have received both the Pullock-Krasner grant and the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation grant for my artistic ability. My work includes drawing, painting, printmaking, a

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Safari
John is an amazing teacher! Before our session john laid out a lesson plan catered to my needs. When we hopped into the zoom meeting the setting was very comfortable and open. I had many mind-blowing moments during our lesson where john taught me techniques I’ve never seen before (trust i’ve done a lot of digging on youtube). I left the lesson feeling instantly inspired and ready to practice what I learned. 10000000% worth it and I will be coming back for another lesson.

ps. even went over our time to make sure I grasped a technique + recorded and was sent our session. Very thoughtful instructor.

*** for anyone looking for painting based drawing lessons... this is the instructor for you.
Suzie Q
Omg! John is beyond what I had expected in painting lessons! Very clear, thorough and extremely patient!!! Encouraging and inspiring!!! He has a way of showing me colors and values that literally blew my mind. I’ve had only a few lessons with him and I asked my boyfriend to please buy me more for my holiday gift. He is way underpriced for the artistic and instructional skill level he has! Has such an aura of humility that makes me not be intimidated and I’m comfortable to ask questions without fear of embarrassment. I look forward to many more lessons from him. I highly highly highly recommend John!!!
Tim
I am a relatively experienced artist but John has given eye opening instruction in just our two sessions already. I left both lessons feeling like I had a months worth of schooling, and it was stress free. Highly Recommended!
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Kirk A.

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

17 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Marathi, Hindi, Marwari
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Deepali L.

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Hi Student.
I have been teaching for the last 15 years at my home studio. I teach drawing and painting (art). Lessons include Pencil shading, Portraits, Acrylic colors, pencil colors, oil painting, mural painting, warli, abstract work, etc.

Beginners, advanced, intermediate, all welcome. age 5 to age 80.

In Cypress Texas.

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About Deepali

Hi Students, My name is Mrs Deepali. I have a Bachelor's degree in Applied Arts, with specialization in Drawing & Painting. I have been teaching Arts of all forms (including Cake Baking, Drawing, Painting, Dance, etc). for last several years (since 2005). I am also trained as a Child Developm

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I feel cheated, the recipe she provided was off and when i reached out to her regarding the recipe measurements she never responded, i should have know because what cake recipe calls for a table spoon of baking soda and a table spoon of baking powder, people shouldn’t take advantage of this online classes for the sake of ripping others hard earned money.really disappointed
Marvelett M.
G.M. she was amazing; very patient; smart; knowledgeable; and a pleasure to work with.
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Nicole P.

12 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2019
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Nicole P.

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Excited to learn how to draw what is in front of you accurately? Want to be able to draw anything you like? Have you been curious about what you can use to draw other than just a plain graphite pencil? I am a professional artist, and I can help you develop your artistic eye and show you different methods and materials to achieve accurate but unique drawings! I'm happy to start from where you are, even if you've never drawn anything more than a stick figure. Send me a message to see if we will be a good fit!

About Nicole

I am a professional mixed media artist. My mediums include drawing (graphite, charcoal, pen, etc) acrylic paint, spray paint, oil paint, and more! I love teaching students who are excited to learn new things. I am a firm believer that anyone can make beautiful and unique art. Especially you! M

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A very productive and fun first lesson! I look forward to more lessons! Nicole is patient and so knowledgeable.
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Hilary E.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Hilary E.

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I am a professional artist who has exhibited my artwork around the world! My artwork is in private and corporate collections globally - I even have an artwork in a museum in Hungary! I have studied with the Master’s of the day, including Daniel Greene, Richard Schmidt and Myron Barnstone — who did a show with Picasso in Paris after World War II! He was my mentor, and showed me many crucial techniques to perfect your art.

I love training new and aspiring artists in these classical techniques so that you have all the tools you need in your craft to become the best artist you can be! My courses are structured to challenge you to growth, and there is thoughtful feedback for each lesson to accommodate all levels and skill sets that take my courses.

Above all — you should find great enjoyment and fun in learning — and I love to make my classes both rewarding and fun!

About Hilary

I am a professional artist who has exhibited my artwork around the world! I enjoy teaching new students proper technique in the foundations of Drawing and Painting. I create a curriculum based on students experience level and student goals, and my style of instruction is both caring and challenging

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Emilie C.

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Starting at $85
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded GRAMMY Amplifier Finalist from GRAMMYs, Recording Academy
  • Teaching since 2005
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Emilie C.

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With 12+ years of experience, I have a long history of practicing visual art. Drawing and painting are some of my favorite practices, and I love helping others take what they see and express that through their own hands. Together we'll explore what it means to perceive and express through creative visual means!

About Emilie

Hello! I'm Emilie, owner of VATOCA Studios, a boutique multimedia house that provides personalized music/audio services, visual work and artist consultation. Specialties include writing (songwriting, ghostwriting, editing, etc.), vocal production, art direction and independent music strategy. As

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Krista M.
I really enjoyed lessons with Emilie! She is well organized and has a clear lesson plan for each session, with follow up homework and exercises. I learned so much about technique and the "how to" of drawing. Everything she put together was appropriate for my level and included exercises that challenged me to improve. I could tell Emilie is well trained and skilled at drawing. She is also very nice and I felt relaxed and comfortable with her. Her studio is warm and inviting. Overall it was a great experience and I am looking forward to taking some additional lessons with Emilie!
Ava C.
So happy to have found Emilie! I work for a family with a four year old child who is extremely engaged in art and we wanted to find private lessons for her. Emilie has been extremely accommodating and very intentional in making sure we were ready for our first lesson. Will be scheduling more lessons and look forward to her being apart of my charges explorative learning!

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"My daughter was comfortable and enjoyed her first lesson. We will definitely continue!"
Dove
Took Drawing lessons from Sandy K.
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"Megan was both professional and kind - clearly knows the subject well. I thought the approach to discuss the pillars of the content was a great idea and I am looking forward to the next lesson."
Biju
Took Drawing lessons from Megan R.
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"My soon be 10 year old daughter absolutely loved the energy and teaching style of Ashley. As a parent it's great to see my daughter glow from what she learned in the one hour first class. Excited to see what she learns on the future!"
Lily
Took Drawing lessons from Ashley Kaye S.
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"Jessica was an excellent teacher with my 9 year old son. It is quite clear she has experience working with children - she is patient, calming and supportive. He can't wait for his next lesson!"
Jack
Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
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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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"My first class with Sandy was very informative and helpful. I am looking forward to my next session."
Seife
Took Drawing lessons from Sandy K.
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"the best teacher I ever had"
Diane
Took Drawing lessons from Lauren W.
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"Margie is an exceptional art teacher. My daughter has been taking art lessons from her for about 2 years, and it has been a great experience. She is very dedicated, creative and patient, and she puts her energy and passion in teaching my daughter. I highly recommend Margie!"
Akiko
Took Drawing lessons from Margie S.
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"Jessica Maffia is not only a profoundly gifted and skilled professionally trained artist, but she is also a highly intuitive instructor. Jessica will happily meet you exactly where you are in your craft and inspire you to really improve, learn and grow in your drawing. Jessica's decade plus experience as an artist and teacher makes her a perfect instructor for those wanting to take their drawing practice more seriously and begin to master all the elements of this fine art. I have not had a more talented and inspiring instructor; Jessica evinces so much creative passion and artistic integrity that it becomes contagious. I am much better for having worked with her."
Tonie
Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
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"As a beginner, Lauren helped me get comfortable with different drawing techniques. I really liked her approach to my learning style. She was very patient and open to my ideas."
Tanshella
Took Drawing lessons from Lauren W.
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