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Joyful Expressions
5.0
from 47 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Theresa S.
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Sarah - does a beautiful job face-painting. The kids loved her! She just came and got to work!

Paint the Town
5.0
from 41 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica N.
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I took drawing lessons with Celia when I was in high school years ago. She really helped me improve my composition, sketching, and shading techniques, leading to more realistic and refined pictures. My parents were also happy because we added a bunch more art decor for the house! Celia is a great person all-around, and an amazing artist. I highly recommend her!

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Gwynessa
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lauren H.
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Gwynessa is a wonderful painter with years' worth of work to show for it. She has a whimsical outlook and a knack for patiently explaining difficult concepts — a rare combination that makes her a great teacher for young and adult learners alike!

Magic Space Station
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Wilma L.
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Highly recommend Magic’s professional in protrait painting, Love his details and the way he captures peoples feature on the canvas is elegant and beautiful! Also the colors using just make the protrait painting to the next level.

Netra Center for Arts
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer H.
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My daughter is learning drawing and painting from Deepa and it has been an amazing experience. She has gone from knowing nothing about lighting and perspective to being able to do realistic still lifes that shock my friends to see were drawn by an eight-year old. Highly recommend her class.

Sunny Oak Art Studio
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Olena K.
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I have worked with Sayaka for several years, and she has given me a lot of helpful advice on how to improve my painting and drawing skills. She offers me insightful feedback on my completed work, as well as encourages me to take on new projects that I would never otherwise consider. For example, I am more comfortable painting in acrylic, but Sayaka has inspired me to try oil, and since then, I have broadened my horizons and feel ready to take on new challenges. Thank you Art Journey for making my artistic journey that much more fun and adventurous!

Shelley's Style Art Lessons
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Ana H.
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Shelley has taught my 2 kids for 3 years since they were 3 and 5 years old. She is very talented in every kind of media. This was a fantastic opportunity for them to get creative at young age. She teaches with many kinds of mediums including clay, pastels, watercolor, charcoal, face painting, acrylic, balloons, and crafts etc. and introduced new project and theme every week. My kids have fun and a great learning experience. They are looking forward to their art lesson. They never get bored to learn with Ms. Shelley every week. She is kind, nice, funny, always smiling, and understanding. My kids have one hour lesson per week. After each lesson, Shelley always told me what they had accomplished their artwork that week. Sometimes, she assigned a light homework and my kids love to show her what they did during the week. My daughter enjoys the art lessons. She got award from Santa Clara County Young Artist showcase 2013. Her artwork will be displayed permanently at Santa Clara County Office of Education. We are so pleased with Shelley's teaching ability and professionalism and we highly recommend her as an art teacher to your kids or anyone who is interested in art and would like to improve the skills.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Wai Yan C.
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Claire is a talented and passionate artist, and I really love her painting. Other than the basic skills for oil painting, she inspired me to observe things in different perspectives and be a risk taker to experiment more in my piece. And it was a very unforgettable experience with her and the others to complete a mural together in my last summer holiday before graduate. Even though it was quite tough but her enthusiasm always encouraged us to go further and further. I am highly recommended her as a teacher and the experience with her was great :)

Carmel Studios
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 42 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Lark C.
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Bill is very intuitive and able to tailor the lesson to the needs of the student. He is proficient in many different mediums and allows the student to chose the medium as well as the subject matter. He gently guides the process, offers advice when asked and is able to offer constructive criticism and suggestions for improvement along the way. He is an excellent teacher.

Creative IQ Art Studio
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 3 years in business
Molly D.
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I went to a painting party here. The space is beautiful. Suzie actually teaches real painting techniques. Had a wonderful time and left with artwork and new skills!

Kat & Art
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 2 years in business
Olga E.
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Katerina is a great painter and an art teacher! She teaches my daughter arts over a year and kid is loving it. I also been to couple of her art and wine workshops and had loads of fun. She also did some cool face painting at kids Birthday. So I would say she is flexible and extremely professional artist!

Magnificent Murals
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Colleen C.
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Erin did a fabulous job for me . I recently moved to the Rocklin area and wanted a painting depicting the surrounding terrain. She knew exactly what I was talking about. We went back and forth with a few sketches, a preliminary and then the final product. It was beautiful. The painting has so much depth, and the sky is phenomenal. Can't say enough good things about my experience.

Lucca Raventinkie
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Cindy L.
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Lucca is an absolutely incredible artist, person, and teacher. I had limited drawing and painting skills, and she taught me so much! I'm considering hiring her more!

Murals by Sabrina
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
John W.
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My wife and I had Sabrina paint our newborn's nursery. She painted all four walls, creating the room of our dreams! Our houseguests are always very impressed when they see it. We were very happy with her service.

My Painting Party
5.0
from 1 review
    Adrienne W.
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    It was a wonderful experience that I got to share with my friends, and now I will always have a beautiful painting as well to remember our time together. I recommend anyone who wants to have fun, create great memories, and have an awesome souvenir to take home try out My Painting Party.

    Young at Art
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 42 years in business
    • 5 hires on Thumbtack
    Meenakshi G.
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    Paul Wood from Young At Art contacted me within hours, and was very prompt in communicating and answering all our questions. We were enrolled for art lessons within days.

    Portraiture by Shelley
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Megan P.
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    I can't say enough wonderful things. I absolutely adore the canvas Shelley painted for me.

    Sneha Paints
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 3 years in business
    Nancy C.
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    My third grader and myself have taken art lessons in the past with Sneha and I truely recommend her. Sneha is very personable, patient and skilled. She not only teaches you painting techniques but also celebrates your inner creativity. We have created gorgeous paintings while having fun in a relaxed atmosphere. I have proudly displayed our paintings on a gallery wall in our home :) Sign-up for her classes and get inspired!

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      I've been drawing, sketching, painting and sculpting since I was old enough to hold a pencil. My work has been exhibited in galleries, given awards, and some years ago, I was privately mentored by an admissions officer (and successful fine artist) from the Cooper Union School of Art. But none of that really matters! Let's get together and draw, paint, or sculpt. I'll help you understand the pros, cons, and nuances of different media; how to look at your subjects as an artist; how to plan your compositions -- it all depends on what you want to learn. Let's have some fun.

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      I am a recent M.F.A graduate from the New York Academy of Art's painting and drawing program. I have over 5 years of experience teaching children/adults at Drawn2Art in Los Altos. After many years of teaching in a classroom setting, I am looking to teach art in a more personalized approach. Each lesson plan will be tailored to each individual's goals. Learn to use the following: * Acrylic * Watercolor * Oil Paint * Graphite * Charcoal * Pastels * Colored Pencils Lessons will be given at my art studio, but I am also willing to travel to a residence at cost of time and gas. Classes can be anytime, from Monday through Friday, and will be 1.5 hours. Schedule is flexible! Charter rates (include material fees) are as follows: * $40/1.5-hour class * $50/2-hour class Discounts are given for more than 4 classes purchased in advance!

      • 29 years in business
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      My teaching stands out because I have much experience and patience with students of all skill levels. I am knowledgeable and enthusiastic.

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