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The Best Painting Tutors in New York City, NY

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Helen R.
100/hour

New York City, NY

Experienced Educator, Designer & Artist

I have been teaching at Parsons School of Design, since 2000, and have been working as a fashion designer and illustrator since 1985, after graduating from Parsons with BFA in fashion design. My focus is to help you draw or design anything faster, more effectively, and with joy. If you need assistance in preparing your... read more

100/hour
5.0 (20)
122 hours tutoring
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I have been teaching at Parsons School of Design, since 2000, and have been working as a fashion designer and illustrator since 1985, after graduating from Parsons with BFA in fashion design. My focus is to help you draw or design anything faster, more effectively, and with joy. If you need assistance in preparing your... read more

Brooke M.
75/hour

Near New York City, NY

Learn to Paint in Watercolor, Acrylic, and India Ink

I have several years experience teaching elementary art, including drawing, painting, collage, and sculpture. I have taught courses in 2D Art, 3D Art, and Art Installation both in New York City and Hawaii. I absolutely love working with young artists as they explore different art technique and light up with pride... read more

75/hour
5.0 (2)
2 hours tutoring
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I have several years experience teaching elementary art, including drawing, painting, collage, and sculpture. I have taught courses in 2D Art, 3D Art, and Art Installation both in New York City and Hawaii. I absolutely love working with young artists as they explore different art technique and light up with pride... read more

Jill T.
60/hour

Near New York City, NY

Art teacher

I am currently an art teacher working with children 6 and under. I am a qualified and experienced painter with years of experience as both a painting student and teacher. I have taken painting courses both in private art schools and at college. read more

60/hour
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I am currently an art teacher working with children 6 and under. I am a qualified and experienced painter with years of experience as both a painting student and teacher. I have taken painting courses both in private art schools and at college. read more

Charlotte G.
60/hour

Near New York City, NY

Experienced Painting Teacher Cultivates Your Own Style

I have been drawing and painting for 30 years and have studied Watercolor, Acrylics, Oil Pastels and Oil Painting with some of the best artists. I am familiar with many teaching methods and have developed my own so that I can guide adults as well as children to learn to paint, or improve their... read more

60/hour
5.0 (62)
141 hours tutoring
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I have been drawing and painting for 30 years and have studied Watercolor, Acrylics, Oil Pastels and Oil Painting with some of the best artists. I am familiar with many teaching methods and have developed my own so that I can guide adults as well as children to learn to paint, or improve their... read more

Jeong L.
45/hour

Near New York City, NY

RISD grad with a BFA; covers ART, ART PORTFOLIO, ESL, KOREAN

With a bachelor in fine arts, I have expansive knowledge in painting mediums and techniques including but not limited to oils, acrylics, watercolors, and guache. I have deep understanding of conceptualization, application to realization of painting mediums, as well as how to collage ideas through varying... read more

45/hour
5.0 (10)
14 hours tutoring
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With a bachelor in fine arts, I have expansive knowledge in painting mediums and techniques including but not limited to oils, acrylics, watercolors, and guache. I have deep understanding of conceptualization, application to realization of painting mediums, as well as how to collage ideas through varying... read more

Darryl S.
55/hour

Near New York City, NY

BFA in Painting and Contemporary Realism specializing in the figure

I have exhibited egg tempera paintings and have taught Renaissance methods of producing an oil painting from scratch. I know traditional and contemporary methods of surface preparation on flexible (canvas, linen) or rigid (panel) supports. I grind my own oil paint and can explain pigment properties... read more

55/hour
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I have exhibited egg tempera paintings and have taught Renaissance methods of producing an oil painting from scratch. I know traditional and contemporary methods of surface preparation on flexible (canvas, linen) or rigid (panel) supports. I grind my own oil paint and can explain pigment properties... read more

Yiran G.
50/hour

New York City, NY

MFA in Illustration with 10+ Years of painting experience

I have 15+ Years experience in painting, finished my BFA in China focusing on Oil Painting. Got my MFA for Illustration at MICA, where my focus was painting and drawing with multiple materials. Have teaching experience of painting over 5 years. read more

50/hour
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I have 15+ Years experience in painting, finished my BFA in China focusing on Oil Painting. Got my MFA for Illustration at MICA, where my focus was painting and drawing with multiple materials. Have teaching experience of painting over 5 years. read more

Janet C.
50/hour

Near New York City, NY

Lead Artist with 8+ years painting sets, props, and illustrations

My professional painting experience began with scenic painting, which I did for years after college. This taught me how to really loosen up with painting and move fast through my process. During this time I began teaching students and volunteers how to paint and I have been hosting my own art... read more

50/hour
5.0 (11)
29 hours tutoring
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My professional painting experience began with scenic painting, which I did for years after college. This taught me how to really loosen up with painting and move fast through my process. During this time I began teaching students and volunteers how to paint and I have been hosting my own art... read more

Matthew M.
60/hour

Near New York City, NY

Art Tutor/High School and College Art Portfolio Development

Similarly to drawing, painting is rooted in one's ability to depict what they "see" in front of them. I understand the importance of and teach my students to have strong observational skills early on in order to give them the tools necessary to approach more experimental and abstract problems down... read more

60/hour
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Similarly to drawing, painting is rooted in one's ability to depict what they "see" in front of them. I understand the importance of and teach my students to have strong observational skills early on in order to give them the tools necessary to approach more experimental and abstract problems down... read more

Claudia G.
55/hour

Near New York City, NY

Effective tutor, AutoCAD, Spanish, Corporate, MS Office, AP Spanish

My Education as Designer included, art history, theory, use of color, form and space. Required us to draw, paint, sculpt and create realistic and abstract representations of the designs we developed. I learned a variety of techniques and the use of traditional and mixed media. Water color, tempera, oil, acrylic,... read more

55/hour
4.9 (21)
136 hours tutoring
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My Education as Designer included, art history, theory, use of color, form and space. Required us to draw, paint, sculpt and create realistic and abstract representations of the designs we developed. I learned a variety of techniques and the use of traditional and mixed media. Water color, tempera, oil, acrylic,... read more

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