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I feel that having a bond with the student really helps.  I never leave a new student without help or answering questions she or he may have.  I start at the begining  and draw and paint right along with the student. I point certain things out that they need to change or redo.  Patience is most valuable to a child when trying to learn a subject.  When the student is done we talk about the subject and was it easy or hard for  what did he like he or she.

I love to paint.  I paint everyday.  The stress factor can build up in your system and you can become depressed.  If when this feeling comes along I most of the time pick up a brush   and starting

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Peoria, AZ 85382
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  • Jenny Su

    Bonnie is an amazing teacher and artist. She is very patient, kind, and provides guidance in a way that really motivates and helps students improve. Bonnie listens to students, understands their needs and interests, and guides them step-by-step. My daughter really enjoys her weekly lessons with Bonnie. It's definitely a highlight of her week. Bonnie is extremely knowledgeable and skilled, and my daughter is learning so much about art and how to create paintings that speak to the heart. We cannot be happier with the quality of instruction that she is receiving from Bonnie.

  • Donna Giboney

    Bonnie has been wonderful with our daughter. Our daughter in just a few sessions was able to sketch and paint using her new skills taught. I was amazed on what she learned and could do.

  • Rachel Politi

    It was easy to work with. I loved how easy it is to find the art that is available.

  • Dr Kevin mueller

    Bonnie is a amazing talent ! I have multiple pieces of art from her ! He drawings of my pets were off the charts !! You won’t be dis-appointed !!! 5 stars

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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

Working with a new student is my priority to make them feel comfortable with what subject we will be working on.  I introduce my procedures of supplies we will be working with. I stay side by side through the lesson.  With the student not knowing what is going on I explain to them what we are going to do to learn about the subject.  1 we draw the subject with me drawing with the student.  2. when finished I explain the process and colors for them to use the medium right.  I have a lot of patience which I fill is an essential step towards the success of the student enjoying art.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I started drawing horses at the age of eight. Through the years I have taken many seminars and have been in many art shows through the country.  I have taken private lessons for several years with the same art teacher.   I belong to several art clubs, and I love to teach children and new beginners, of course, I love working with the intermediate also.  Art to me is a love and passion.  I paint every day, and I am always learning new art ideas to share with others that are interested in learning the art.  I work with acrylic, oil, oil pastel, pencil, charcoal, watercolor, pop art, alcohol ink, acrylic dirty pour and more.  I would love to answer any of your questions that you might have.  [email protected]

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

My standard pricing is 1 hour is $20 or 2 hours  $35

How did you get started teaching?

I was asked by the WHAM Art Gallery Owner to start teaching.

What types of students have you worked with?

From 5yrs to late 80's

Lessons offered

Drawing Lessons Acrylic Painting Lessons Painting Classes Watercolor Painting Lessons Oil Painting Classes Abstract Painting Lessons