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Amelia C.

Denver, CO

$45/hr

Artist for private lessons in Painting/Drawing- Adults/Children

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Background check passed as of 2/14/15
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University of Colorado at Boulder
Fine Art, Italian

Education

University of Colorado at Boulder (Fine Art, Italian)

About Amelia

As a working artist in the Denver area I am available to teach group or private lessons in painting and/or drawing in the Denver metro area. I have been painting and drawing for all of my life (since able) and have a positive and upbeat attitude. I have many years experience teaching kids and giving private lessons in various subjects to a wide age range including adults.

Although I have only completed a Bachelors in Fine Arts with a focus in Painting and Drawing, I have been a TA at CU Boulder for Advanced Painting course, assisted in 16 weeks of week long courses at Anderson Ranch Art Center in Snowmass Village, CO with students ranging from 5 - 85 years and am an instructor through Yong Rembrants after school art classes.

I love working with children but also find teaching adults to be quite enjoyable. I use a building method to teach, starting with breaking down different materials and explaining how to start painting or drawing from life. I have various exercises for the brain to learn how to translate life or photos to a drawn or painted image as well as many levels of readings to help enrich the learning process (if aplicable). I see drawing as a foundational element to art making as well as fine motor skill development and a crucial skill for every artist, because of this I enjoy focusing on strengthening drawing abilities. Though I am quite knowledgable with most drawing materials, acrylic, watercolor, and guache paints, I specialize in oil painting and love to instruct beginner oil painters on the materials and techniques.

I am available to teach children as young as 5 years old to adults of any age. Here are the skills/techniques I prefer to teach per age group.

5-12 years : Drawing in crayon, pencil, colored pencil; painting in acrylic, tempra, watercolor.
13 and up : Drawing with an material including brushes/ink; painting with any material, especially oil, acrylic, watercolor, and guache.

I prefer to instruct private lessons to students any age or teach groups of up to three kids in a semi-private lesson and semi-private lessons for up to two adults.

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As a working artist in the Denver area I am available to teach group or private lessons in painting and/or drawing in the Denver metro area. I have been painting and drawing for all of my life (since able) and have a positive Read more

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Cancellation
3 hours notice required

Group rates are available for up to 4 total people with a $10 per person, per hour increase in rate.

Travel Radius
Travels within 12 miles of Denver, CO 80223
Background Check: Passed
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Art History

After attending Art School at School of the Art Institue of Chicago and University of Colorado at Boulder I have taken numerous art history and theory courses. I stay current by reading various art publications and enjoy reading art history and theory texts along side my artistic practice.

Art Theory

After attending Art School at School of the Art Institue of Chicago and University of Colorado at Boulder I have taken numerous art history and theory courses. I stay current by reading various art publications and enjoy reading art history and theory texts along side my artistic practice.

Drawing

I have been drawing since a very young and much of my current work is entirely or includes large areas of representation from life or a photograph. I believe drawing as an essential part of art making for any artist and a crucial part of development of fine motor skills. Drawing can be learned and developed at any age with time spent practicing and exercises in ways of seeing.

Painting

I have been painting for many years and work predominantly in oil with much experience in watercolor, acrylic and guache. I have been a teaching assistant in numerous painting courses at Anderson Ranch Art Center in Snowmass Village, CO as well as assisted upper division painting at CU. As my medium of focus, I am most confident in my painting knowledge in materials and techniques and in my ability to instruct painting for any age.

University of Colorado at Boulder
Fine Art, Italian

Education

University of Colorado at Boulder (Fine Art, Italian)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Group rates are available for up to 4 total people with a $10 per person, per hour increase in rate.

Travel policy

Amelia will travel within 12 miles of Denver, CO 80223.

Background Check Status for Amelia C.

Amelia C. passed a background check on 2/14/15. The check was ordered by Amelia through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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