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Taylor W.

Los Angeles, CA

$45/hour

Enthusiastic Art Teacher, Teaching for 8 Years

In-person lessons

$45/Hour


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California State University of Long Beach School of Art
B.F.A. Illustration

Education

California State University of Long Beach School of Art (B.F.A. Illustration)

About Taylor

If you are looking for a teacher who is energetic and compassionate with excellent communication skills and in depth knowledge of art, then look no further. Teaching was my first job and after 8 years of experience I can say with certainty it is my calling.

I am drawn to teaching because I find it deeply rewarding to help students explore and develop their creative voice. During my childhood, my teachers brought positivity and strength into my world by encouraging my curiosities. Teaching connects me to these profound memories and provides a platform for me to have a similarly impactful influence on other children and young adults.

My light-hearted sense of humor puts my students at ease and helps them enjoy the process of learning and discovery. I have a natural ability to evoke a sense of excitement in a diverse range of personality types. When I am able to improve my student’s confidence and self-expression, I relish in their satisfaction. It is paramount that all of my students have fun, experiment and realize their potential.

I earned a B.F.A. degree in Illustration from California State University Long Beach. My accomplishments include the capacity to effectively translate fine art techniques in a wide array of visual mediums (such as oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, and ceramics) to students of specials needs. Moreover, I have helped many students develop portfolios and place in national art contests. I am comfortable teaching a set curriculum as well as creating and implementing my own integrated curriculum.

Currently, I am also working on writing and illustrating an educational children’s book. I am committed to art and education because it connects me to my community and lifelong goals.
If you are looking for a teacher who is energetic and compassionate with excellent communication skills and in depth knowledge of art, then look no further. Teaching was my first job and after 8 years of experience I can say with certainty it is my calling.

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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 5 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90019
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

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Drawing

I have 7 years of professional experience teaching traditional techniques in drawing at various studios throughout the LA and OC area. Drawing mediums I teach include graphite, chalk and oil pastel, oil pastel, charcoal and colored pencil.

Painting

I have 7 years of professional experience teaching various techniques in water color and oil and acrylic paint at various studios throughout the LA and OC areas. Some techniques I teach include: underpainting, impasto and glazing to provide a strong artistic foundation for my students.

California State University of Long Beach School of Art
B.F.A. Illustration

Education

California State University of Long Beach School of Art (B.F.A. Illustration)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Taylor will travel within 5 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90019.