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Aixa O.

specializes in Professional Artist Tutoring in Drawing and Painting ·

"Hello, I'm Aixa! I recently graduated with an MFA in Painting from Laguna College of Art and Design, and I also hold a BFA in Painting from the School of Plastic Arts and Design in Puerto Rico. I also studied classical drawing and painting techniques in an atelier at the same time I was getting my BFA. I have one year experience as a Teaching Assistant at LCAD, where I provided feedback and constructive more...

"Hello, I'm Aixa! I recently graduated with an MFA in Painting from Laguna College of Art and Design, and I also hold a BFA in Painting from the School of Plastic Arts and Design in Puerto Rico. I also studied classical drawing and painting techniques in an atelier at the same time I was getting my BFA. I have one year experience as a Teaching Assistant at LCAD, where I provided feedback and constructive criticism to students, as well as learning how to structure classes in way that best helps students achieve their goals. I also have ten years of experience as an administrative assistant, so if you need any help with navigating Microsoft Office, I can certainly help!

My goal as a teacher is to help students achieve their own goals when it comes to their art. I feel a sense of achievement as a teacher when I have helped a student reach understanding on a concept after much trial and error. When the student reaches that “ah-ha!” moment, and they have made the connection between theory and practice, that’s when I know that I have truly helped them to grow and succeed. I also want to foster a positive environment, where there is a free exchange of ideas and students can also learn from each other’s perspectives. I use a combination of presentations and demos, in addition to drawing/painting from the model, to show students the possibilities they have available for their own art making. We are passing on knowledge to students, and in turn helping them grow as individuals, and as artists, enriching their own internal world.

I have ten years of experience as an administrative assistant, in which I learned to manage company data through spreadsheets in Excel.

I have created several presentations and documents both through Powerpoint and Word in my time as an administrative assistant.

I structure my lesson plans to cater to the needs of the student: from the basic elements of representational art like light logic to more advanced stages such as oil painting. I'm also knowledgeable in drawing and painting the" less...

Details

fee: $50 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 20 miles
meeting type: in-person (not online)

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Education and Qualifications

certified: Aixa O. is a certified tutor

School of Plastic Arts and Design of Puerto Rico, Painting

Laguna College of Art and Design, Masters

Laguna Beach, CA 92651

Subjects Tutored

Microsoft Word