Sketching, drawing, and painting for beginners and advanced students (Drawing and painting lessons)
Sketch? Drawing a model? Painting with oil, watercolor or acrylic paint? I am happy to help you with this. I challenge you and I support you to develop your skills step by step, adapted to your level, into a fully-fledged work of art. We start with basic techniques, shadows, proportions, then we can make still lifes, portraits and even compositions. I work as a museum teacher in various museums, including The Rembrandt House and the Hermitage. I am involved in a broad educational offer for various groups and individuals: from students in groups 4, 5 and 6 to gymnasium students and adults interested in culture and history. On the basis of various museum pieces I give different workshops, lessons, interactive tours at different understanding levels. lesson #drawing lesson #painting lesson #art history
Creative portfolio development, for Pre art school adults or those who want to develop a design career. Acquaintance with multi-materials.
If you are reading this, it's not too late...you are in good hands:) Especially if you 're (going to prepare/ preparing) a portfolio for art/design school application. "Learning by making" From drawing, oil painting to creative thinking training through materiality. Each age is special and different visual styles can be worked upon and the outcomes can often be surprisingly authentic. Those anticipations are the basis of each class. My classes are designed through collaborations when it comes to experimentations or intersected fields and mediums, which is an option and pertinent characteristic of approach. Classes are applicable to students who are 16+ of all levels . Personal Portfolio Class: If you are considering applying for art school or design school, you might want to prepare yourself and build a convincing portfolio, perhaps improve your presentation skill or even some confidence boost for interviews. We will first explore what talents you already have and those you will want/need to have, the goal is to help you develop your creativity and curiosity as well as your artistic skills and most importantly find out your inner talent for a direction that will suit you, whether in education or self-development. And we will do a live rehearsal for your interview for the best presentation result and confidence boost. Overall, It'll help you cultivate the soft and hard skills you need to be more confident setting and resetting expectations, strengthening relationships, and taking your projects across the finish line without any cold sweat. For teenagers: are highly encouraged to experiment with different materials and techniques and preferably through themes - selected by me or the student's likings as well. We will also look at specific Artists and Painters, as well as specific Art History periods, and the kids will then be encouraged to play around and recreate their own version of the Artist or period. Needless to say that class do not necessarily mean free-time activity, the academic material is intentionally or not(unconsciously) always a present element of my instructive performance. Therefore, the game becomes a teaching/learning relation, whilst teaching and learning turn into a recreational joyful moment for all participants.
Drawing and illustration: character design, bring your strokes to life.
The world of illustration is exciting and offers us endless possibilities. As a student of Fine Arts and Illustration, I collect hundreds of character designs that bring my stories to life. Therefore, I want to share what I have learned and continue to learn so that you can discover how to bring your strokes to life.
ARTS - FROM CLASSICAL DRAWING ALL THROUGH MATERIALITY
The practical insight has been developed throughout enduring studies from 2 different institutional perspectives inspired the urge to convey this to the art enthusiasts of all levels and age. Each age is special within the education similarly all targets pointed from the creative spirits creating thus various anticipations. Those anticipations are the basis of each class. My classes are designed through collaborations when it comes to experimentations or intersected fields and mediums, which is an option and pertinent characteristic of approach. However the one who lasts for foundation and aspires him/her the concept of taking it further to possible academic preparation will grab charcoals, a spoke, the required papers, instal from simple to complex still life compositions and set forth the journey of academic drawing theory. And then, of course, start with colour, of both acrylic and oil medium. Pre-school children, children and teenagers are highly encouraged to experiment with different materials and techniques and preferably through themes - selected by me or the student's likings as well. Needless to say that suchlike classes do not necessarily mean free-time activity, the academic material is intentionally or not(unconsciously) always a present element of my instructive performance. Therefore, the game becomes teaching/learning relation, whilst teaching and learning turn into a recreational joyful moment for all participants. The aforementioned forms of classes are applicable to all ages.
Private Art Lesson, learn to illustrate, paint and build your own confidence
Drawing and painting are for many people a great way of self expression and discovery. I have seven years of experience as an artist and have a background in psychology and mindfulness. I am happy to help you develop your ideas, technique, and self-confidence, at your own pace. We first discuss your goals for yourself and your art, and then we systematically work every week to reach your milestones. The great thing is that you see your process grow in your sketchbook, in your environment that you can hang it proudly on, and in the people around you whom you can make happy by sharing your art and your experience. My classes are very diverse, personal and often described as art and craft classes because we work with so many different ideas and materials! Besides my website where I sell my drawings, prints and paintings as a full-time artist, I also worked in a graphic art shop in Amsterdam. And so have insight into many different materials! So I can offer you all kinds of things if you want to go further with soapstone, clay, craft, acrylic pouring or crackle medium, on wall murals. I'm going with it! I am mainly here to support your creative expression, and show you some examples and techniques for inspiration or suggestion. So during the lesson I also create as an example and show you different options. So I'm like a Pinterest Board to you, and you ultimately make the creative choices in what you want to make.
Blender modeling and animation for beginners with no rigging and easy on your regular computer
In my class, you learn the basics of Blender and we will make a scene and characters to go in the scenes. After that, we will add color and create some easy animation with no rigging whatsoever. So you don't need an expensive computer to animate just a regular old laptop.
Leonora Henriques Marques Pereira
Painting and drawing classes for children exploring different techniques
Hello!! My name's Leonora, I'm 26 years old and I studied classical music and painting in Amsterdam. I'm a very empathic, responsable and creative person who loves to transmite joy, harmony and hapiness to the people I meet, especially children. Nowadays I'm a professional painter and I would like to transmite my love for arts, especially painting and drawing to your children! :) Is really magical when I can see their enthusiasm and reaction after completing a masterpiece! Having art lessons brings many advantages. Children increase their self confidence, improve their moto skills, learn to concentrate, express their emotions and feelings throught the use of different colors and materials!
Art History & Baroque Painting for beginners (Amsterdam area)
I am an Art Historian experienced in teaching both children and adults at schools and art galleries. The focus is to show the uniqeness of every artistic period in Europe and challenge students to distinguish the differences between styles. The course will not only consist of a theoretical part, but also a practical one where students will learn how to paint using a baroque light and techniqe.
MidJourney - Starting, Creating, Perfecting your prompts! (AI Images Generator)
Midjourney is an amazing AI tool to create stunning images in seconds. I believe this is the future of imagination, concept art and visualization. Anyone can create amazing pictures thanks to it and I will help you with: ☺ - starting - how to register, how to use the app ☺ - creating your first images, navigating the app to get the best results ☺ - setting the tool so that you get the results you want ☺ - finding the best prompts for images, letting your imagination run wild! ☺ ☺ - downloading the images, inspecting them in great detail for flaws ☺ - post-processing the images in graphic software
Private acrylic painting class with a professional artist
Acrylic painting on canvases.(brushes, palette knives, other tools) We will work on helping you further your ideas and develop a needed creative skill set. We will make the classes oriented for your personal creative growth, things that you are interested to learn. We will do various practical exercises as well as experiment and improvise based on your personal goals. I will share stories of what it is being an artist in Amsterdam, my working methods, how I organize my creative business, how and where I sell my paintings, how to arrange an art exhibition and other things that you would be interested to learn. You are very welcome to ask any questions and I will try my best to help. Coffee and tea will be provided.
Graphic Design : Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
In this class, we'll explore the basics of three essential design tools: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. You'll learn how to create stunning designs and visuals that grab attention and leave a lasting impression. From designing eye-catching logos to creating beautiful layouts, this class will equip you with the skills you need to bring your ideas to life. But don't worry if you're a total newbie – we'll start from scratch and guide you through each step of the process. You'll discover insider tips and tricks that will make your designs stand out from the crowd. So whether you're a budding designer, a creative professional, or just looking to explore a new hobby, this class is perfect for you. Let's unleash your imagination .
MENTORING IN ARTS : Discover how to say something through your artistic work.
I am a visual artist born in Barcelona, settled in Belgium since 2017. As an artist I have accumulated experience for the last 25 years. I am graduated with an Academic Bachelor in Fine Arts in the University of Barcelona and graduated as a Master in Visual Arts at Sint Lucas School of Arts in Antwerpen. I am specialised in painting, drawing, experimental films, installations, language, sound and curating. In other words, I am a multidisciplinary artist. I understand the artistic practice as a way to understand ourselves and the situations which surrounds us. In my classes I don't teach how to do Art, but as how to say something through your artistic work. With me you can work independently, with a coach who will challenge you with some assignments and giving feedback to your personal concerns. In addition, you will learn how to work with several mediums, preparing your own material: paintings, canvases, and so on. You will not only receive individual coaching but as encourage you to look other artists or take into account other references connected with your concerns. Finding, discussing and retaking solutions together are the core of my classes.
Photoshop and Procreate class for artist and beginners!
Are you thinking to try some new medium for your art? Or would you like to learn all about Photoshop or Procreate world? In this class I would take you in those two software world, starting from the very basic information and walk with you in the direction you need more. So based on what you want to achieve as final goal, as learning to use Photoshop for graphic purpose or Procreate for drawing and painting, I will help you find the easiest solution and I will explain all the secrets hidden behind the two most important programs for creatives!
Drawing and painting lessons, help to prepare portfolio
painting and drawings is not only a technique but a way of thinking. I will offer a basic a guide on how painting and drawing works, from basic technique such as perspective, anatomy, color theory to how to see and criticize a picture. and also if you want to apply for art school, I can help you to prepare for the portfolio.
I'm happy to teach art to young people as well as to adults.
Art is a great way to express your feelings and is a great life skill. It allows you to see life from a different perspective and it makes you feel alive. Art has always been an important part of human society since the beginning of time. Art has been used as a tool for cultural exchange, education, and expression. I've finished an art college and it is a big part of my life. I am happy to share my skills and experience with others who have an interest in art. I have an experience in working with children, but I'm also happy to teach adults.