I have about 20 years experience teaching painting, drawing, sculpture and crafts making to individuals and groups.
My teaching experiences are:
- group art lessons for children from 4-12 years old
- Individual art lessons to any age, including GCSE, A-level and University.
I have an experience in supporting pupils in GCSCE and Alevel art projects, aiding with composing sketchbook, and coming up with ideas for exam final pieces.
My previous pupils have achieved no lower than A* or A in art alevel and GCSE. In addition, I have experience in preparing portfolios for application to art scholarships, as well as preparing the students for scholarship interview questions.
Furthermore, I help compose portfolio for university and art school applications, with my students passing interviews and gaining offers for art/design based subjects, at universities such as Sheffield, Edinburgh, Oxford Brookes and the Bartlett School of Architecture (UCL).
Based on your desire, I can tutor you in a range of media, including
- painting: watercolour, ink, acrylic, oil
- mixed media and collage
- puppet making: paper-mache, foam puppets,
- ceramics/ sculpture
- model making: stage model making, model making to scale, architectural model making
I have been teaching art for nearly 20 years. I teach drawing, painting and sculpture. I also teach papier-mâché technique to make masks and puppets.
I am a professional Theatre Stage and Costume Designer (M.F.A. graduated in 2004), and I have worked in many theatre productions in UK and abroad, as a stage, set and costume designer as well as a puppet maker. My latest theatre design works (in 2018) are with Xameleon Theatre Productions in London: "The Little Prince" (after Saint-Exupéry`s tale), "Heart of a Dog" (Mikhail Bulgakov) - in both productions I made stage, props and costume design.
For the last eight years I have also worked as a sculptor. I work in clay and my sculptors have been displayed in several exhibitions in London: in Royal Society of British Artists, in The Society Women Artists, in Cork Street Open Exhibition, in Mall Galleries and others.
I divide my time between teaching art , my theatre design projects and my sculptures.
Primary, KS3 - £40
GCSE - £50
A-Level - £60
Adult Learner - £50
I don't add cost for travel, but I do ask to cover cost of parking in case there is no free parking.
Irina is a great tutor. She tutored me all the way from art GCSE into A level and helped me achieve amazing grades, get an art scholarship, as well as get together a portfolio for Architecture, getting me offers at the Bartlett School of Architecture, Sheffield and Edinburgh.
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