Art Lessons available
We will learn how to draw from real life/still life to paper with graphite, ink or charcoal. We will understand line forms, shading styles and line control. We will gain a strong foundation understanding of using basic shapes to get final images.
We will cover the process of conceptualizing and idea and bringing it to life using typical fine art processes with various mediums as well as explore digital process to fascilitate the workflow and process of developing an idea.
Wether you want to become a concept artist, portrait artist or just want to learn how to advances your drawing skills, the fundamentals of drawing are necessary fr advancement. I will teach fundamental practice technique, decipher what areas of a students drawking skills need to be enhanced and how to do so.
I absolutely love digital art, especially digital painting and digital sketching. When I feel like painting but not ready to start pouring paint from bottles I go to my computer and start making some digital art!
Although painting on a computer might be faster and easier, there are still many fundamentals that must be learned that are the same as fine art canvas painting and pencil drawing. The similarities end there. The learning curve of taking what you may know already and transporting that knowledge onto a digital workspace may be confusing and have several hurdles. I will help simplify these obstacles as well as teach how to use your workstation as a powerful art developing tool!
I am prepared and equipped with the knowledge to guide you on learning this fantastic digital image processing tool to create your visions into reality.
From tool selections, canvas preparations and understand how layers work are essentials skills, however, they can be daunting by all the options available. I will guide new photoshop artists to find the tools that they need and begin processing and creating images right away!
Photoshop is an essential tool for web developers and designers, photographer, graphic artists and designers, concept artists and digital painters alike.
Digital photography is essential in the modern photographic world. From basic digital consumer cameras to professional Digital SLR cameras, I wil teach the core aspects of yourcamera, go over the settings menu, how lenses work and making correct color and exposure settings to create fabulous end results as a photographer.
If you want to take your photography skills beyond the "AUTO" Mode and learn how to control the "Manual" settings, lets get together and learn!
The core skills to harness are the understanding of ISO Sensitivity, Aperture lens settings and shutter speed to create correct exposures for amazing photography images. I have experience with Nikon digital and film cameras as well as Canon Digital and Film photo equipment.
I will guide in my lessons how to use a selection of lenses, external lighting sources for portrait photography, event photography, the difference between indoor and outdoor lighting, white balance settings and more.
Film photography lessons offer a geniune classic experience learning how to use film to create photography. in our lessons we will learn about proper exposure techniques for film photography, how to make the correct selection of photography film for different lighting situations, Film developing and the printing and exposure process for prints. If you would like to learn how to shoot photos using a vintage film camera look no further than booking lessons with TakeArtLessons.com!Click here for more info about Film Photography Lessons
Iso, Aperture and Shutter speed are the core fundamentals to understanding how to take a great photographic art image. My lessons will bring anyone interested in becoming a photographer up to speed in no time. My lessons are in depth concise and easy to follow for any level artist taking lessons.
I will teach how to use strobe lighting, continuous lighting natural light and how to mix lighting effects to get dramatic images that are beautifulyy awe inspiring!
Lessons can be done with Digital or Film cameras.
Event photography is very different than any other style of photography, it involves fast thinking, and a quick trigger finger in capturing special moments in a quick and fast paced environment. Event photography involves fast thinking in possibly many "no-Light" situations.
Wether you want to learn how to take photos as a wedding photographer, party photographer, or any kind of formal and special occassion, equipping yourself with the skills and abilities to control your camera exposure setting quickly and without doubt is key!
I gained my experience from years of nightclub and nightlife event photography, sweet sixteens and formal events where many things are happening at once and lighting situations change drastically from moment to moment. These circumstances will put your skills to the test!
My lessons will teach you the skills to know and prepare you for an ever changing photo environment.
Graffiti Art Lessons Overview
Graffiti is a fun and exciting artfrom that can be enjoyed by all. Graffiti is an exploration of style and technique. We will start on fundamentals of Graffiti art letter structure, Graffiti color theory and Letter composition. I will introduce the graffiti tools used and how to properly implement visual effects and techniques using those tools onto the students desired media of choice.
We will progress in our graffiti lessons from the basics of drawing graffiti techniques all the way to painting graffiti on larger canvases and possibly walls.
Please Note: Graffiti Paint and Art supplies must be made available by the student.
As my student you will learn very important basic to intermediate foundation knowledge of the painting process. This involves Color theory, Canvas preparations (wood, Canvas and other substrate choices), Brush selections, Mediums and thinning, Paint storage and reusing. We will work on transferring ideas from still life or sketch to canvas. We will cover brush stroke effects, blending, highlighting and work processes for an efficient and most importantly fun workflow.
Troubleshooting and web page design manipulation are key reasons to at the very least know teh basics, this is what HTML is. HTML Tag Coding is the Essential KEY Fundamentals to web development.
In our lessons I will teach how to understand what a web page structure is comprised of, how to properly stylize a web page with colors, fonts and images and learn basic CSS styles to make your web site really stand out! I will teach all about what web site hosting is, how domain name work and how to develop and publish a fully functional multi page website WITHOUT ANY Limitations to your creativity!
HTML webcoding allows you to truly express yourself on the web with out any restrictions.
Lets get Coding!
Post Processing image retouching is an integral part of any digital photography workflow. In our lessons in image retouching you will learn how to edit images from basic image editing techniques to full image retouching processes using digital art programs like adobe photosop.
Our lessons will cover skin retouching, layer masking techniques, filter effects and proper image adjustments using Levels, curves and mastering the Camera Raw window. I fyou are a professional photographer looking for lessons on how to incorparate digital image editing techniques, or a hobbyist want to take their photography to the next level, digita image editing and retouching lessons with TakeArtLessons.com is the right place for you!Click here for more about Image Retouching Lessons
Becoming a tattoo artist is a fun and engaging process, however there are many workflow procedures that must be followed to protect the artist and the client throught the tatoo process. I can teach you the entire process from art conceptualization, art customization drawing techniques are styles and most importantly the sterilization process and how to keep yourself and your tattoo clients safe.
I am licensed and certified by the board of health and I will also guide you throught hte process of acquiring your tatoo license and beginning on your journey as a tattoo artist.