Lydia Francis Design

Lydia Francis Design

1 employee
3 years in business

About this pro

I am a passionate visual artist that has been working in the visual arts my entire career. I can teach a variety of skills including drawing, painting, jewelry making, and photoshop. I have been painting at the Guthrie Theater for 7 years. I have worked freelance as a theatrical theater designer in the Twin Cities for 4 years. I have also been a professor at Gustavus Adolphus College for 4 years. To see my work, resume, and to read more about me take a look at my website:

I love collaborating with other artists and helping people reach their full potential. Every student is different, I enjoy tailoring my lessons to the students. 

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Minneapolis, MN 55416
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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

I like to talk with them about there goals and then I create a specialized plan to help them meet those goals.

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

I have a Masters of Fine Arts in Theater Design from the University of Maryland. I have been working in the arts for over 10 years. 

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

I work on a case by case basis. If income is an issue I am happy to work out a system with my costumers.

How did you get started teaching?

I began teaching in college. I was a teaching assistant with my favorite design professor. I was so inspired that I continued teaching. 

What types of students have you worked with?

I have worked with students of all ages: Young, old and everywhere in between! I have taught paint and sip classes where I have painted with a variety of students at all different skill levels. 

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

Look for someone who is flexible and ready to meet your needs. Have clear goals and discuss them with your teacher.