Art By Frances Camaccio

Art By Frances Camaccio

4.9 (9)
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7 years in business

About this pro

Hello Art students

My name is Frances Camaccio,  I'm a qualified and certified art instructor. Teaching acrylic, mix media, paper collage, paper mache sculptures and rock painting. I specialize in abstract, mix media and surrealism.

I have experience working with kids and young adults, but also I enjoy my adults and seniors lessons as well.

My main goal in art teaching is to give self confidence to my students at the moment they are infront of a canvas; this sounds easy but sometimes a blank canvas is more "fear" powerful than what we expect.

This is the link of the art program I created for my community and also my independent art lessons:

Thank you.

"Art is not perfect, but beautiful"                           Frances Camaccio

What I do enjoy more about my work is to see a student growing as a fine artist and to see their accomplishments finished.

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Lincoln Acres, CA 91950
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9 Reviews


  • Guadalupe Juarez

    I Love the art my daughter brings home. The teacher is very nice.

  • Sam Beadle

    She is an excellent teacher and artist.

  • Sam Beadle

    She is an excellent artist and a great teacher.

  • Mario Velasco

    It was a great experience working with Ms. Camaccio!

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

First lesson: the color wheel structure, then I move to the black and white scale

Second lesson: we work with lines, and 2D shapes

Third lesson: 3D shapes

Four lesson: comprehension of value

Fifth lesson: Self-portrait and face expressions ....

and so on until we start reproducing art pieces from the all times masters such as Picasso, Van Gogh, Da Vinci, Modigliani, Vermeer, Matisse, and more.

Then we experience with mix media and paper collages.

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

Associate in Arts

Major Art Teaching

Graduated May 2017 from SWC Chula Vista, Ca.

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

My art lessons are very affordable 

two hour lesson:

my classroom is $25 (materials not included)

private lesson starting $40 (depending on distance)

art studio is $35 (materials included)

How did you get started teaching?

In 2013 I created an art program for a low income community in the area of Lincoln Acres. I was volunteering my teaching for this program for about three years, I learned and gained more than what I taught, since then I knew I wanted to be an art teacher the rest of my life. 

What types of students have you worked with?

I have experience with kids, young teens, adults and seniors. I also have been working with children of special needs

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

Right now I have a Solo art exhibition running in the San Diego area, this exhibition marks my return as a visual artist.

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

First to see his/her artwork and if the students feels connected with it, the probabilities are that the student will be successful and confident with the art teacher.

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

What is the focus of learning?

What do you think art is for?

How do you think that art can help in other areas of the human life?

Lessons offered

Painting Classes Abstract Painting Lessons Acrylic Painting Lessons Fabric Arts Lessons Drawing Lessons