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Private drawing and painting lessons

Private lessons offer one-on-one instruction, allowing students to work at their own pace and on their own schedule.

Private lessons are tailored to accommodate a wide variety of students.

Types of students ZAFA often works with

  • Young kids just getting started drawing and painting

  • High school students building art portfolios for college applications

  • College students interested in improving their skills in a specific area of art

  • Professional artist looking for critiques on their artwork or help overcoming a specific problem

  • Anybody interested in exploring the arts and gaining a better understanding of the underlying principles of drawing and painting. At any skill level.

Private lessons are geared around what the student feels they need work on. Often private lessons consist of small projects focused on improving one area or another of a student’s understanding of the principals of drawing and painting. i.e.  drawing proportional accuracy, understanding values and value organization, color mixing and oil painting, color studies, compositional studies, portraiture, figure drawing and painting, … etc. If a student doesn’t know where they would like to start, I recommend starting with the fundamentals of drawing. From there, we slowly move to more complex projects and introduce more concepts as we build upon a strong foundation of drawing.

After the initial consultation, a custom lesson plan is created for each student based on their skill level and desired focus of study. 

Students may also bring in projects they are working on independently for critiques and help solving problems. 

Often students sign up for a 2-hour session, once a week.  



Private lessons can be purchases in several different bundles and packages.

Each private lesson is 2 hours in length.

1 private lesson - $110

Bundle of 5 private lessons $440 (5 private lessons for the price of 4)

Bundle of 13 private lessons $1,100 (13 private lessons for the price of 10)


To inquire about, and sign up for private lessons please fill out the form below.

Limited availability.

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