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Melissa M.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at HK$156.02
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • History from University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Melissa M.

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Lessons would be individualized to focus on areas that need the most guidance.

About Melissa

I have been teaching since 2006 on a variety of topics. I graduated with an BA from the University of Wisconsin. My degree is in History with and emphasis on East Asian history. I've taught all age groups from age 2 up to retirees. My teaching experience includes one-on-one and group classes i

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My 14 y/o daughter enjoyed her lessons.
Violet H.
Wonderful drawing lesson with my 4 year old daughter. My daughter looks forward to her next set of lessons with Melissa. I am grateful and I highly recommend!
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Anthony G.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at HK$491.47
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor Of Fine Arts with a major in painting from Tyler School of Art, part of Temple University
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Anthony G.

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I want to help you to become a better artist and have fun while you’re doing it! My style of teaching is to tell you about powerful ways to approach your drawings that will boost your technical ability as fast as possible. In other words, I’m going to help you to make your art look like the thing you’re drawing. But I won’t rush you through it! We’ll take as long as you need to get a good understanding of the most important aspects of the lesson. We can focus on what you are most interested in learning about. Want to learn how to draw faces better? Or maybe improve your proportions for drawing a full body person? Pets, landscapes, still life, it’s your choice because I work for you. Each of these are unique subjects, but there are certain fundamentals that apply to all of them which I will help you with to give your drawings more of a “pop out” look! Some of those things are learning to see values (light and dark), negative space, and how angles and relationships of different elements

About Anthony

I want to help you make huge leaps in your skills to become a better artist than you even thought was possible! Whatever you want to create, you can do it! Private lessons can save a lot of time and keep you on the right path for your personal individual needs, where ever you are on your way to bec

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Sally H.
Anthony is very knowledgeable, patient, and articulate -- just what I was looking for in a teacher.
Robert
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Jason M.

104 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at HK$234.03
  • Awarded Voyage Air Guitar VAD-06 from ASCAP
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jason M.

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iPad Pencil (Procreate), Pencil, Lines, Shading, Tracing, 1, 2 and 3 point perspective. Self portraits and still life. Gestures are also a fun way to get the fingers moving. Landscapes and cartoons or comic features are an option based on the students requests as well.

Also love mash ups and daily requests or challenges!

About Jason

-=FULL VACCINATED as of 5/19/21!!=-TakeLessons.com Instructor since it's inception, Jason M. is available for in person and online lessons worldwide leaving no stone un-turned! Jason has been playing guitar for over 20 years, ukulele, bass, banjo and keyboard for over 10 and teaching music in gen

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Phoenix L.
My son, 9, loves Jason!
Mark
patient, thorough in explaining things
James S.
Five Stars for the teacher.
Three Stars for technology.
Patient, knowledgeable, easy to work with.
Did I say patient?
A fantastic ear and knows what I need to accomplish.
In time, Jason will help me master my goal and in time to jam with friends this summer.
Cheers.
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David Z.

8 Reviews
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Starting at HK$460.27
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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David Z.

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Based upon a strict but fun adherence to keeping a sketchbook and a journal drawing gets improved. We start out with what makes a drawing for beginners and move through tones and values for intermediates by sticking to my formula for success. this includes using a sketchbook with assigned black and white photos every two weeks with grey scales entered.

About David

Dedicated art professional with 18 years of experience in creating artwork utilizing various medias. In my early years I worked as an outsider artist giving watercolor lessons for Susan Edwards of the artist place called "The Art Attack in Sycamore Illinois. After some years of painting and display

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Daniel
Had a great lesson with David, Decided to purchase a few hour one time lesson to paint a picture with my wife. David did a great job. I was very happy how he accommodated us and the time he put in before the lesson.
Michelle C.
David explains well to what needs improvement and is very constructive to what needs to be done. I’m learning so much. It’s exciting
Karin
David is very experienced and knowledgeable for many art forms. And is very personable also.
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Jessica M.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at HK$390.06
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Fellowship from Brush Creek Artist Residency
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Jessica M.

21 Reviews
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Would you like to learn to draw the world around you? Look no further! I am a professional, exhibiting visual artist and drawing is my passion! I have a Masters in Education and have been teaching for over 10 years. I have experience with adults and children alike and absolute beginners are welcome. I will design a personalized curriculum to fit your needs. I will show you how to train your hand to work with your eyes, how to draw light and shadow, perspective, contours, how to use your materials, and much much more!

About Jessica

I am a visual artist who has been exhibiting my artwork across the US since 2009 and teaching since 2006. I got my BA from Vassar College, and a Masters in Education through the NYC Teaching Fellows program. I am deeply passionate about drawing and love to share this passion with others. I believe

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Michelle
Jessica is amazing my daughter is taking drawing lessons and absolutely loves her. Jessica is so kind and patient and is amazing with kids. She takes her time explains everything and makes learning to draw fun. I would definitely recommend her to anyone from beginning to advanced.
Tallulah
My kids loved her i loved her - whats not to love - she was only meant to have my oldest but my youngest also joined and a friend of theirs - Jessica was super accommodating and now has a super fan in my youngest who sat for two hours without getting bored - Thanks Jessica
Kinsley E.
She was lovely. The internet was a little tricky but I think we got it figured out towards the end. Excited for the next one!
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Sandy K.

17 Reviews
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Starting at HK$265.24
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Bachelor of Fine Art, Suma Cum Laude, Painting from Columbus College of Art and Design
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Sandy K.

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To draw is to be fearless. If you are interested in drawing from life, then I can assist by teaching you the basics or show you how to improve your skill set. I work as a professional artist and have a great deal of knowledge about materials and processes. I enjoy working in ink, pencil (graphite and colored), charcoal, and pastel (oil and soft). I am also into combining media. I have taught for over a decade and my students range in age from children to senior citizens.

About Sandy

I believe in the power of art to change lives. I have been working as a professional artist for several decades and I love what I do. My work ranges from murals to intimate portraiture. My resume includes National Endowment for the Arts funded public art projects, solo exhibitions and museum shows.

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Qingyang Z.
I love Sandy's class, she gave me such a thorough and detailed introduction to painting!
Misti H.
I’ve only had one lesson but great teacher. Patient, answers questions, explains things well n
Ethan Z.
My son Ethan was set satisfied and would like to continue for more lessons with Sandy !

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Average Cost of Drawing Lessons

The average cost of 60-minute drawing lessons is HK$507.07. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between HK$273.04 and HK$850.33 per hour.
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Hear From TakeLessons Drawing Students

Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

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"Sharron was such a fantastic teacher! Made us feel comfortable and had some amazing strategies to share."
Vic
Took Drawing lessons from Sharron J.
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"Such a relatable person!"
Estefany
Took Drawing lessons from Sharron J.
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"My son has been working with Eddie since June of 2019. He is very patient. Highly recommend."
Stefanie
Took Drawing lessons from Eddie B.
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"My daughter enjoyed her first lesson"
Beverley
Took Drawing lessons from Nicole P.
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"AWESOME So helpful and a great person and teacher overall!"
VERONICA
Took Drawing lessons from Lauren W.
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"Our son is enjoying drawings lesson with Joe very much. Joe explains concepts very clearly and in an age appropriate manner. He is also great at applying our son's strong interest in video game characters to learning different aspects of drawing."
Chris
Took Drawing lessons from Joe B.
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"Margie is an awesome teacher! She’s taught my daughter very well and I’m so proud. We’ve been with Margie for almost 10 years and my daughter still progresses. We love Margie definitely recommend!"
Abby Yuen
Took Drawing lessons from Margie S.
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"Lauren is such a great instructor. She has helped my 5 year-old daughter really find and enjoy her talent. She always looks forward to working with Lauren!"
Mallory
Took Drawing lessons from Lauren W.
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"Deron was wonderful to work with and very communicative. My son enjoyed his art lesson."
Kai
Took Drawing lessons from Deron C.
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"The first session with Sandy went very well. She was able to ascertain quickly the level of my daughter's skill and determine a course of action that will take her to the next level of her art. We are excited to see the result of the remaining sessions."
Nora
Took Drawing lessons from Sandy K.
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Private Drawing Lessons Near You

Anyone can pick up a pen or pencil and make a little doodle, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they’re producing a masterpiece. A true work of art takes forethought, planning, and a concentrated effort to create a visual work of art. But not everyone innately possesses those skills or talents. However, that’s not to say they can’t learn them.

That’s where private drawing lessons can help. Here at TakeLessons, we offer drawing courses where you can work one-on-one with a certified teacher who will provide you with the tools you need to improve your art skills. If you’re looking to learn the basics, consider taking one of our drawing courses for beginners. But if you’re interested in mastering certain styles and techniques,

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you might look into our more advanced lessons. Wherever you are in your artistic journey, allow our drawing tutors to help you take your skills to the next level.

Why Learn How to Draw?

Learning to draw is a great way to express yourself and your creativity. Not only that, but it’s fun to see what you’re capable of producing when you put pencil to paper. Drawing also opens up professional opportunities in graphic arts, animation, design, and more, and it’s quite good for a person's health. Individuals who draw regularly tend to demonstrate improved memory, creativity, focus, and communication skills. They also tend to suffer less from anxiety and depression, as drawing can be a great stress reliever.

Drawing is highly beneficial to the developing minds of children. Children who spend time drawing fine-tune their motor skills and hand-eye coordination as these centers of the brain continue to develop. Drawing also helps foster imagination and creativity. Plus, children who draw benefit from improved analytical and visual skills, in addition to increased focus and problem-solving abilities. Who knew that the art of drawing could have such a positive effect on adults and children alike?

The Best Way to Learn How to Draw and What You'll Study in Drawing Classes

Although you can find lots of free drawing classes and tutorials online, the best way to learn how to draw is by studying with a private drawing tutor. In private lessons, you receive individualized instruction from a certified teacher dedicated to your success. Even better, you don’t have to worry about dealing with classroom distractions or keeping up with the pace of the class.

You can go at your own speed and ask as many questions as you may have. You'll pick up new techniques fast and overcome challenges quickly as you receive immediate feedback. Plus, your teacher will fully customize your lessons to keep you interested and motivated. Want to focus on improving your shading skills? Or what about focusing on a specific style of drawing? Whatever it is, consider it done. Your drawing tutor will provide you with the guidance you need to accomplish all your artistic goals.

No two private lessons are exactly alike. For example, drawing classes for adults differ greatly in terms of subject matter and teaching methods from drawing lessons for kids. In private lessons, you'll focus on the subjects and media that interest you most while learning at a pace that's comfortable for you.

Sample Curriculum for Beginner Drawing

Interested in drawing lessons for beginners? During this course, your teacher might choose to cover the following topics:

  • Gather the right tools and media for drawing (paper, pencils, erasers, blending sticks, and high-quality sharpeners)
  • Learn how to hold your pencil
  • Train your eye to see shapes and light
  • Learn to create outlines, tones, and textures
  • Experiment with media (graphite, charcoal, pastels, and ink)

Sample Curriculum for Intermediate Drawing

You might tackle these topics in an intermediate class:

  • Introduction to perspective drawing
  • Experiment with drawing from photos, still life arrangements, and live models
  • Understanding line forms
  • Learn to create depth by practicing various shading techniques
  • Consider composition and using negative space

Sample Curriculum for Advanced Drawing

Topics covered in advanced lessons depend greatly on the individual student's interests and goals, but your teacher might choose to cover the following subjects:

  • Create photorealistic drawings
  • Learn to draw from memory
  • Receive personalized critiques of your work
  • Develop your unique style as an artist
  • Learn how to market your work and yourself as an artist

Find Drawing Lessons Near You Today

No more excuses. It’s time to make your drawing dreams become a reality! Sign up for our drawing lessons here with TakeLessons so you can learn to draw like a pro. We offer in-person lessons where you can learn in a classroom setting and online classes that let you study from the comfort of your own home. We go above and beyond to make our drawing courses convenient, flexible, and affordable for all our students.

We also want to ensure that you and your teacher are a good match, and that’s why we let you choose your preferred drawing tutor. Browse through our inventory of certified teachers to find out more about their background and experience. Read their bios and check out feedback from previous students. You can even contact a teacher in advance to see if they suit your preferences.

Find your ideal drawing tutor today, and get ready to start creating masterpieces in no time! And while you’re at it, be sure to contact us to inquire about our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee for all new students on their first sessions.

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