Don Stephens Art

Don Stephens Art

5.0 (4)
Best of 2021
1 employee
16 years in business

About this pro

Greetings All

By the end of  the session all individuals will have a deeper and practical usage and control of any medium that the Student desires to manipulate. Drawing Know how of drafting Page canvas any surface is the key in creating work in Drawing and Painting. No matter age or skill Level, lets create

The connection and joy of assisting All in THEIR Personal creative journey 

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Philadelphia, PA 19134
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4 Reviews


  • Bethany Flowers

    Don is an excellent teacher and artist! He meets you where you're at and really teaches you about color and technique. He is patient and kind which creates a space you naturally create in! I cannot say enough how much I learned and how much fun I had in his class!! Take a class with Don! You'll have fun, learn and grow as an artist!

  • Joshua Toritto

    Working with Don has been the highlight of my career. Without his help and guidance. I don't believe I could have come as far or had as rich of an experience without him. Dons knowledge of history, technique, materials is unparalleled. Not to mention Dons ability to make students feel comfortable in with challenging lessons.

  • Randi Marcus

    Don is an excellent and patient teacher who takes students where they want to go in their creative journey.

  • Carole Parker

    Don is a great teacher! He provides warm encouragement while pushing you to learn new techniques. He encourages you to find your own style & have fun while teaching you something new in every class. He also has a great sense of humor.

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

To create a Dialog More than a monolog for to Engage  the student in a Open and direct manner is key to the exchange of creative experience 

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

In creating every ARTIST No matter Material has to consider and apply 5 modes of creativity 

Line, Shape, Form, Light and Surface 

Within my Personal and Instructive works I have always strived to apply and reveal These 5modes as the Basis of Creative Thought and Process 

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

Moderate price range for All ages and Creative levels 

How did you get started teaching?

While in Art school other Student has a ruff time grasping concepts so after classes in Studio I would assist These students for lunch and Art supplies in order for them to pass classes from Drawing Painting to objective and subjective intentions 

What types of students have you worked with?

All from 8-80 ages and beyond, special needs, retired Community, behavirol institutions, after school programs upward bound youth programs, Community Enrichment programs and Centers Private Cooperate and States 

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

Instructing at the On Lok Senior Center in Chinatown Philadelphia Pa to assist and connect with out strong understanding of language Shows me how Art and the CREATIVE JOURNEY is the language of human connection 

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

Strive to fail for repitition is the TRUTH the Notion  of perfection is faulty practise.  

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

Do I really want to Do this and van I truly dedicate my time and money toward my creative journey 

Lessons offered

Drawing Lessons Abstract Painting Lessons Acrylic Painting Lessons Oil Painting Classes Cartooning Classes Watercolor Painting Lessons Painting Classes Graffiti Art Classes Illustration Classes Adult Basic Education Classes Teacher Trainers Art Theory Tutors Art History Tutors College Admissions Coaches