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Emily
« Gabriel and I studied together at university. He has a lot to offer... More »
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Emily
« Gabriel and I studied together at university. He has a lot to offer in terms of a unique style which is fun and playful, and he is proficient at incorporating a variety of colours to evoke an optimistic mood. He is a genuine, easy going person who is enthusiastic about painting. »
£15/h
1st lesson free!
Tutor profile verified
Response Time 24h
Lessons offered by Gabriel
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
Taught subjects
  • Drawing
  • Painting
Levels
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

Art graduate offering painting or drawing lessons for you to learn how to paint or draw portraits and people

Methodology

I specialise in painting and use both oil paint and acrylic paint to paint portrait and people. But can also teach still life, if interested! I offer lessons to anyone 16 and over. My availability is Monday to Friday evenings.

Background

I am an art graduate with over 10 years experience in Fine Art. I studied at King Alfred's Academy, Wantage for both my GCSE and A-Levels. I have a degree in Painting and Drawing from the University of Chichester.

Rates

Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £70
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : £125
Lessons offered by Gabriel
Individual
The lessons will be held
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Drawing
  • Painting
Levels
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

Gabriel's CV

Gabriel Olalekan
2 Northgate Avenue
Portsmouth, PO2 7RT
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Personal Profile
Skilled artist, my artwork is about portraits and figures, I work mainly in oil/acrylic paint, pen and pencil. Strong professional with a bachelor’s degree focused in Painting & Drawing from the University of Chichester.
A reliable individual, demonstrating drive, enthusiasm and initiative with the ability to work well under pressure, consistently delivering quickly and accurately and able to prioritise to ensure deadlines are met whilst maintaining a high standard of analysis and insight. Poses the ability to adapt quickly to new working environments.

Objective
To obtain a role in art in which I can apply my technical and artistic skills as a Portrait artist. Seek exposure in the field off art.

Key Skills
Preparing final art proofs
Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
Modifying and revising art designs
Translating written directions into artwork
Use techniques, such as acrylic painting and drawing
Generating rough concept sketches and illustrations
Self-direction, time management, personal responsibility
Demonstrate interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a group






Education and Qualifications
University of Chichester. September 2014 – May 2018
Chichester, West Sussex

BA (Hons) Lower Second-Class Hons 2:2 Fine Art (Painting and Drawing)
Key Modules Studied
Studio Practise
Workshops
History of Arts
Exhibition A - Degree Show

King Alfred’s Academy September 2012– July 2014
Wantage, Oxfordshire
3 GCE A-Levels: BTEC Sports (Dist*), Physical Education (D) & Art (C)

King Alfred’s Academy September 2007 – July 2012
Wantage, Oxfordshire
GCSEs: 10 GCSEs at grades A-C including Mathematics, English Language and Science
Career History

Simples Recruitment Services LTD (Parcelforce Warehouse Sorter) January 2016 - Present
Southampton, Hampshire

Scanning parcels/mail bags using handheld scanners 
General tidy up of the warehouse. 
Sorting parcels into postcode locations
Checking Serial numbers on each letter match the correct bagging number
The Brookfield Emsworth Hotel (Kitchen Potter) September 2014 – January 2016
Emsworth, Hampshire

Developed excellent face-to-face communication skills and the ability to work in a team.
Delegated the responsibility by the manager of ensuring the employees who had been newly employed settled in well and helped them with any issues.
Ability to stay calm under pressure and maintain high standards during busy periods.
Ability to work on my own or in teams.
Managing guest queries in a friendly, timely, and efficient manner, through this I have developed a positive attitude.
Maintaining exemplary grooming including fresh, ironed uniforms, wear name badge and ensuring that personal hygiene standards are maintained at all times.
Maintaining all stock levels daily, including ordering and rotating. Reporting any discrepancies to the manager.
Liaising with the supervisor/manager regarding any problems or complaints that arises.
Interests, Achievements and Life Experiences

Learning new skills, playing video games, making art, watching films and anime, cooking, very passionate about painting and drawing people and portraits
Health & Fitness – I run monthly fitness & diet challenges with the aim of leading a healthy lifestyle and staying disciplined, currently an active member of Pure Gym.
Full Clean UK Driving License.

References _
Available Upon Request

2 reviews on Gabriel
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2 recommendations

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Emily

Gabriel and I studied together at university. He has a lot to offer in terms of a unique style which is fun and playful, and he is proficient at incorporating a variety of colours to evoke an optimistic mood. He is a genuine, easy going person who is enthusiastic about painting.

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Mary

Gabriel is a trustworthy, talented and sociable person. He is very skilled at painting and I would definitely recommend him.

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