Private Art Instruction

in the Heart of Uptown!

Private Art Instruction

David guides, coaches and mentors others to create, express and find their voice and tell their story.  Realize and develop your unique creative gifts.  Build a strong foundation, art skills, techniques and principles while learning to trust & express your intuition.

Study drawing, painting and photography at the classic uptown studio. You’ll have the opportunity to experience the use of various media including pencil, colored pencil, chalk/charcoal, oil pastel, watercolor/ink, acrylic paint.  David has been instructing art since 1985….ages 5 to adult….including seniors and/or those with special needs.  Session times are scheduled throughout the morning, afternoon and early evening, Monday through Friday and some Saturdays.

Many of the artists David has worked with on a weekly or bi-weekly basis for year…and some for as many as twelve years.  Artists come to David for various reasons and many with little or no formal training.  Sessions are scheduled as mutually convenient.

What you can expect:

  • Artist focused/empowering approach

  • Gain perspective, experience breakthroughs, gain confidence

  • Development of skills and trusting of instinct

  • Opportunity to display your art in the gallery

  • Reproductions of your art, custom framing and more…

Former studio artists’ David prepared to continue their art studies include; Krista Van Wassen (Miami), Jeff Mobley (Bowling Green), Jeremy Osborn (Ball State), Scott Ulliman (CCAD), Andy Ciammaichella (Kentucky), Anna Urbanski (CCAD), Emily Douglas (Miami), Alyssa Muench (UC), Brooke Robbins (Otterbein) and Katherine Heppner (OSU-Newark), Jennifer Murray, (Rhode Island School of Design), Mira Rathman (OSU), Stephanie Zimmerman (Dayton/CCAD) Amelia Bindofer (Wooster), Nadine Dobb(Ithaca, Disney), Liz McManus(CCAD), Ally Herron(Miami), Katie Cerqua(Otterbein), Erin Pelicano(Pellissippi State CC), Elizabeth Macleod (UC), Samantha Klintsworth (Transylvania), Sidney Shaffner (CCAD) and Hannah Shoemaker(U of Virgina). David has also instructed many who went on to be professional artists/photographers/instructors and/or art therapists including Dan Euans, Cindy Little, Susan Fagan, Maryann Titus, Dale Miller, Anna Ackers, Laura Emler and Tiffany Arnold.

Schedule your first private instruction session…be prepared to be empowered to be fully expressed and with your extraordinary art!

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Order a gift certificate for instruction for any number of sessions.  Certificates are custom designed for the recipient.  Give the gift of art!

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