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I took one of her Beginning Acrylic classes at Michael's, it was wonderful! We painted a floral peice and I gave it to my mom as a gift! (She loved it, haha). You can tell Samantha really loves painting and teaching, it was very informative and easy to follow. And questions were also very welcome. I'd definitely love to take another class soon!
My son took violin lessons from Alicia many years ago, but I still have a very distinct memory of who she is and what our experience with her was like. I loved her energy, I loved her teaching style and my son had such a positive experience of music lessons because of her.
Mikaela did an amazing job teaching art and doing facepaint for the students at my karate studio!
I could not be more excited about learning from Patty. She is amazing. So talented yet so pleasant to spend time with. I cannot wait till next lesson. Thank you Thumbtack. You delivered my perfect teacher.
Therese has provided private and semi-private art lessons for my daughter since 3rd grade. She is now a junior in high school. In the eight years of interactions,not a single negative experience was had. Therese is an amazing teacher and person and I highly recommend her. I also took basic drawing for a few weeks with Therese and found her to be wonderful; patient, knowledgable, encouraging, and professional. I cannot speak of her highly enough.
I have been taking Rose's fine art drawing and painting classes for three years now, each session with classes ~2 hours a week, and have improved greatly from the extensive handouts provided and the models brought in. Learning the basics in traditional medium is an extremely important for a foundation in all types of visual art, and I have been able to build my portfolio and my skills throughout the years in preparation for college and career.
It is such a blessing and a time saver to have Violet come to my home for Piano Lessons. It is definitely better than figh I got the traffic in order to get quality service. Her Music knowledge is a valuable life long skill my kids will always benefit from. My son is even starting his own Rock Band. She is patient, kind, and inspires my kids to practice on their own! They enjoy it so much, they say the lessons seem to fly by.
My wife and I commissioned Zimou to create two original paintings for our short film (bythewatersofleman.com). One he had to complete in 48 hours and the other in 2 months. Both exceeded our expectations and were such beautiful works of art. Seeking a very specific style and feel, Zimou not only understood what we wanted but was so in tune with the spirit of the short film he perfectly created a romantic and ageless tone without having been to the set or seen footage. He is truly dedicated and passionate about his craft. I highly recommend Zimou for any work of art.
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I have a Masters degree in Fine Arts in Figurative Painting. I have been teaching for 20 years from ages K-adult, assisting my students to flourish through learning the basics and building upon a solid, fine art foundation through immersion, practice and fun! Engaging in participation in annual art contests within San Diego's art community are further opportunities we can explore as your work progresses. My specialty is in fine art; drawing and painting, I am a portrait painter. I look forward to assisting you delve into drawing and painting and to flourish.
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Besides the joy that painting gives me (it's the best relaxation there is), having the ability to teach someone else and pass the skill on gives me much more satisfaction. I am very patient, and I can see which way to lead my student very quickly. I am very good at nurturing already existing talent, and attending graphic school in Europe for three years has taught me the basics for many kinds of styles which I have practiced and experimented with for over 50 years.
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These lessons are for the aspiring artists and just plain people who wish to be able to put their impressions of the world around them onto canvas. Lesson objectives will be an introduction to various oil painting tecniques and then demonstrate how they are used to produce oil paintings. Lessons begin with simple subjects and then progress to more complex ones and introduce new techniques with each lesson. Each class is based on direct observation of the model with emphasis on developing a personal technique and style. There are discussions of line, form, color, paint application, texture, perspective, composition and art history. I earned a B.F.A. from the University of South Alabama and supplemented my training with several years of private study and studio apprenticeships along the east coast of the United States. My work is in many private collections.