Realist Arts Studio

Realist Arts Studio

5.0 (3)
1 employee
14 years in business

About this pro

We offer private classes which are dedicated to the particular needs of each student and group lessons that utilize practical approaches to learning.

Its still the best feeling for me when I see my students gain control over their materials and achieve their goals. Working with them to advance towards a new set of goals is another amazing point to witness. Watching their confidence increase as they realize the scope of their own possibilities is my favorite part of teaching!

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Jersey City, NJ 07307
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3 Reviews


  • Rigoberto navarro

    I had an important experience with the great teacher 👨 "JOE VELEZ" He taught me many things to be a better photographer, and if you love photography "Joe Velez" will teach you the best way to be a better photographer, I am very grateful to the master "JOE Velez" because of the experience he has, I highly recommend him, you will not regret what he can teach you📷📷😀

  • Anthony Delia

    Joe is a great teacher, he is incredibly talented and also very patient. The lessons are very thorough, he has a great way of helping you discover your own style while staying focused on the key fundamentals.

  • Tiffany DiGiacomo

    Taking classes with Joe was awesome! He is so patient and encouraging. I've seen a definite improvement in my art. Will definitely be back for more.


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

The Student will have the option of taking a single class or prepaying (at a discount) for a four session course. 

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

I have been teaching for over 10 years at art schools, with small groups and also privately.

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

My current price is $50/hour per individual lesson or $350 for 4 (prepaid) 2-hour lessons. There will be an additional charge if I am required to travel.

What types of students have you worked with?

I have worked with students of all ages from preschoolers to adults. My preference is to work with students 14-adult. 

Lessons offered

Drawing Lessons Abstract Painting Lessons Acrylic Painting Lessons Oil Painting Classes Painting Classes Photography Classes