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About this pro

I am professional artist ( and also doing art lessons for any level. I offer craft classes and in some places doing paint and sip events. Individual lessons in mediums you interested, can help you upgrade your level. Live in Ballston Spa, do classes - Clifton Park, Glenville and Hudson Falls.

Watercolor, Acrylic and Coffee Paintings, Grafite Pencil and Pastel, Sculpture, Ceramics and Oil Painting with using painting knife.

Any level and age

I enjoy doing coffee painting and ceramics but can do lots of mediums I am very flexible to adapt my individual lessons to your needs. On our first lessons I am learning your level: I will give you to do something simple and will look how you doing that, depends from yor result I will build a program of our work. Be ready for homework.

On my group art classes I will show you how to create a piece of art step by step, with explanation why we doing this way. You can request your idea or I will propose you an art project that you will be able to make with my help even with no experience.

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Malta, NY 12020
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  • Anette Breindl

    My daughter really enjoyed her lessons with Ilona. She is a great teacher!

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

1. Individual lessons - my lessons depends from needs of each students with  individual developing plan. On first lesson I learning your level and from this point we will start.

This will be developing art skills plan and could go for long period of study or just as a session. 

2. One time class - creating art piece with step by step instructions from beginning to the end. 

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

Masters Degree in Art- I graduated the National Lviv Academy of Arts in Ukraine and plus had years of studying before: in College of Art & Design and Art School and during learning was directed by my father (artist).

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

1 hour -$25,

2 hours lesson -$45

3 hours lesson/4 times a month- $240

discounts for group of people

How did you get started teaching?

My first teaching jobs was in Ukraine, where I tutored Ceramic Art for teens about 6 years and then I worked 2 years as an art teacher in Art School. Sinse I live in US, had some students for individual lessons and did art with kids in summer camp programs in BACC,  Watercolor Art Classes for adults in Saratoga High School. Now, I do regularly classes in Art Camps in Saratoga Arts, art lessons in Learning Art Sudio in Haudson Falls, also I am an art instructor and art teacher in Art in Mind Studio in Glenville and do art classes in The Blooming Artist Gallery in Clifton Park.

What types of students have you worked with?

6 - 65+

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

After a long time I back to ceramics- my favorite thing I had as a student. I started to do pottery wheel class for beginners. It was fun and my students got from me that love of playing with clay

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

I recommend to check website with art made by this teacher. If you dont like this art - do not expect from this teacher too much-you will have a different vision of goal with this teacher

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

What is your main goal?:

*learn and get new experience, upgrade your lewel

*do this just for fun as a hobby and create some good pictures with teacher

*spend time with friends and have some fun

Lessons offered

Painting Classes Acrylic Painting Lessons Craft Classes Drawing Lessons Watercolor Painting Lessons