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About this pro

I am a former elementary and middle school special education teacher. 

Worked summer programs with CIS ( Communities in Schools in Auroa. 

I have taught paint and wine parties at my home or others. 

I enjoy helping people believe that they can create a painting or drawing they like as they develop skills. Art is not dependent on talent, it is dependent on observation, intuition, love of beauty, and a drive to express meaning to their existence. It

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Lombard, IL 60148
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  • Cassandra Drummond

    Sandy is fun and knowledgeable about art! She taught me many techniques and vocabulary, as well as helped me increase confidence. She came to my home for lessons. I am an adult who enjoys painting as a hobby.

  • Sandi Brothersen

    Sandra helped my daughter explore different kinds of painting and drawing. She is very personable and we loved having her come to our home.

  • Tina Frese


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

I provide a survey of interests and skills , with yes no questions, circle the anwers or provide their own short answers. 

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

I have a BA in Art Education from Eastern IL University. 

I taught special education in the western suburbs for 15 years and taught privately ( Wine and paint) and in summer camps for 5 years. 

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

Per hour, $30.00 for private lessons. 

Group lessons $50.00 up to 5 students 

                     $100.00 5 up to 15 for 2 hours

Lessons offered

Painting Classes Acrylic Painting Lessons Drawing Lessons