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Private Art Lesson, learn to illustrate, paint and build your own confidence

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For many people, drawing and painting are a nice way of self-expression. I am an experienced artist with a background in psychology and mindfulness, and I would love 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 work systematically every week to reach your milestones. The beauty is that you see your process grow in your sketchbook, in your environment where you can hang it proudly, and in the people around you who can make you happy by sharing your art and your experience.

I also work in the Van Beek, a graphic art shop in Amsterdam, so I have access to a lot of different materials! So I can offer you all kinds of things if you want to go further with soapstone, clay, crafts, 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.

Extra information

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Bring your own materials, whatever you want (watercolor, oil, ink, watercolor, pen, pencil, canvas, paper, collage materials, etc.)

Location

At teacher's location: Oudeschans, Amsterdam, Nederland
At student's location: Around Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Skills:
Age:
Preschool children (4-6 years old)
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
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Duration:
60 minutes
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The class is taught in:Dutch, English

About Me

• I prefer giving one-on-one classes, but I’m also open to small groups of friends who want to do this for fun!
• It’s important for me to take a personal approach to cater towards your individual learning style, for instance getting to know a bit of your background, interests and motivation are important for me to be as helpful as possible to you.
• The primary reason I do this is because I enjoy it so much! It should be a fun, educational experience for you too.

Education

University of Amsterdam (ma) Pedagogical Sciences, gpa 8.3

University College Maastricht (ba), Psychology, gpa 7.1

American International School of Johannesburg (highschool IB diploma), 40 points (gpa 8.9)

Experience / Qualifications

Artist (5 years of exhibitions, art battles and selling my own art), handpoke tattoo artist (2 years), special childcare (1 year), educational assistent Volunteer Society Nepal (2 months), English tutor (2 years)

Reviews (4)

Ik heb de lessen van Laura cadeau gedaan aan mijn vrouw. Ze is aardig en heel kundig! We zijn erg tevreden en kunnen haar zeker aanraden!
Mijn dochter heeft veel gedaan in een uur met Laura. Ze vond het heel leuk.
Laura really enjoys the courses with Laura. The lessons are well prepared with a lot of variation. Top !
Very relaxed and really enjoyed my first lesson with Laura. Looking forward to the next lesson!
You learn to speak, understand and write better English in a fun, personal way. Together we expand your vocabulary and improve your spelling and grammar by talking about your interests! If you also like literature, animals, sustainable living, travel, art or yoga then we have something in common to get into! I am a Teaching English Foreign Learners (TEFL) certified teacher who grew up in English in international schools abroad. I even think in English now, and my accent when I speak is mildly American / accentless.

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  • Instructor since March 2020
  • 4 repeat students
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