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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 43 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 70 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
  • 20 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!

Susan Sternau Studios
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Rebecca H.
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I had a wonderful experience with Susan learning the basics of watercolors. She was great to tailor the lessons to exactly what I was looking to get from them and I learned a lot within a few lessons. I actually even came out of it with a fairly decent first painting. Beyond that, very reasonable prices, excellent communication, good schedule flexibility and a lovely cozy studio. Highly recommend!

Magic Space Station
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 5 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.

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 :)

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!

  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Caroline W.
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I love going to my art class with Shelley! She is extremely talented in all genres and mixed medias. She has taught me drawing techniques and watercolor painting all at a quality level. I learn so much and have progressed quickly in these areas I love to explore. I can recommend her highly.

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!

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.

  • 17 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Matthew O.
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Attentive, easy to work with, fair and all-in price, and best of all we got a wonderful piece! 5/5 would highly recommend Zimou to paint your next event or portrait.

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.

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!

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.

About

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!

About

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.

About

Our creative brush painting weekend classes are every Saturday 12:00-1:30pm. For beginners or intermediate level, our current offering is for adults only. For prospective students over 12 years old, please consult the center. Chinese watercolor and brush painting technique will be demonstrated and practiced every class. This class will include an introductory demonstration and hands-on sessions. Students may bring in their own painting supplies or purchase them from the teacher, Mrs. Madeleine Fu. Brush painting class schedule: January 9, 2010 – March 27, 2010, every Saturday, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (1.15 - 1.22 Martin Luther King, Jr. weekly break). The tuition is for $200 per person for CCC members and $225 for non-CCC members. All classes are on first come first serve basis. All transactions are final with no refunds and no exceptions. Our introduction of Chinese calligraphy weekend classes are every Saturday 2:00-3:30pm. For beginners or intermediate level, our current offering is for adults only. For prospective students over 12 years old, please consult the center. This class will include an introductory demonstration and hands-on sessions. Students may bring in their own painting supplies or purchase them from the teacher, Mrs. Madeleine Fu. For the winter session, there will be 10 weeks of class. Calligraphy class schedule: January 9, 2010 – March 27, 2010, every Saturday, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm (1.15 - 1.22 Martin Luther King, Jr. weekly break). The tuition is for $225 per person for CCC members and $250 for non-CCC members. All classes are on first come first serve basis. All transactions are final with no refunds and no exceptions. About the instructor: Madeleine Fu (Chu Hsia) was born in 1922 in Beijing, China. She graduated from Hsin-Hua College of Art in Shanghai. She studied with several renowned masters. Among them was Te-Nien Fu who was famous for his calligraphy and paintings of pines, bamboos and plum flowers. They are symbolic in Chinese culture for elegance, humility and fortitude. Madeleine was so treasured a student that Te-Nien Fu encouraged and was delighted at the marriage of Madeline to his son Paul Fu. The Fu family was steeped in scholarly and artistic pursuit and had several generations of well-known artists. Madeleine and Paul both developed into noted young artists in Shanghai. They studied with Master Dai-Chiang Chang, one of the most sought after painters in China, famous for his large-scale landscape brush paintings. Madeleine and Paul came to the US in 1962 and opened Fu’s Art Studio in Mill Valley, CA. They have had many exhibits and demonstrations in the last 20 years in the Bay Area, including the De Young Museum's Asian Art Center.

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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.

About

I teach painting, book making, printmaking, acrylics, watercolor or whatever the customer needs. I have been working as a professional art maker for almost 30 years!

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Need a Painter Instructor

Hayward, CA

  • Paint type
    Oil
  • Painting type
    Traditional (canvas/paper)
  • Skill level
    Intermediate
  • Details
    does someone have a studio? I am looking for art classes for my husband. We live in hayward.
  • $20
    Average price
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