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4 hires on
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1 years in business

About this pro

Everyone ‘s learning style is different, especially when it comes to art, because it’s extremely creative.

This is why I customize my lessons to meet individual needs of each of my students. And it works !!!

 I am very understanding if a need to reschedule occurs, life is just too busy :(

People and Art are my passion, which makes it very easy to connect with students of various ages and backgrounds.

It's a joy to see your student walking out of the door with a completed piece of art! Makes me so happy !

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Washington, DC 20001
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6 Reviews


  • Richard Nash

    Karina is a fantastic teacher. She has really let me explore lots of different painting approaches while offering ideas, encouragement and guidance. She's an excellent painter and makes lesson s really really fun! Highly recommend her

  • Lisa Mosser

    Karina is a really great teacher no matter how experienced you are! She doesn’t micromanage and she lets you decide how you want the class to go, but provides guidance and suggestions along the way. I started classes just to find a stress relieving hobby and it has been great for me! She makes sure that the class is for YOU and your preferences, and not for her. I would highly recommend her as an instructor!

  • Victoria Garcia

    Karina is incredibly sweet! She will structure her lessons according to your preferences, which suits me just fine! I highly recommend her services :)

  • Thea Tekege

    Karina is the best and fun instructor. She has a good personality and very friendly. Thank you, Karina, we had a fun painting time together.

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

Get to know a student first, and make a plan specifically designed for this particular individual.

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

Education major. Art history and Art minor.

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

$25 an hour 

cost is negotiable for a group of 2

How did you get started teaching?

I always loved teaching, I believe it’s a great opportunity to share something you enjoy so much !

What types of students have you worked with?

All ages , from kids to adults !

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

I am a big fan of theater 🎭 , always looking for a next play to attend !

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

Let the teacher know if you are interested in a particular style of art.

Also, be open to trying something

new !

And have fun !!!

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

Tell a teacher what you are mainly interested in , because each class can be tailored to specific needs of a student.

Also, discuss the supplies, a good teacher may recommend a better place to shop, or may be willing to “ build in” the cost of supplies into a payment, it can save you some money.

Lessons offered

Painting Classes Watercolor Painting Lessons Acrylic Painting Lessons Abstract Painting Lessons Russian Lessons