How to use Self-taught in a sentence
She is mainly self-taught, with a little formal training.
Despite later encouragement from Bernard Hermann, Philip considers himself virtually self-taught in both disciplines.
Poulenc's creative voice is so unmistakable that it comes as little surprise to discover that he was virtually self-taught as a composer.
Of his early life and education we know nothing; from the contempt with which he spoke of all his fellow-philosophers and of his fellow-citizens as a whole we may gather that he regarded himself as self-taught and a pioneer of wisdom.
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Among his numerous publications were A Missionary Gazetteer (1832), A Biography of Self-Taught Men (1832), a once widely known Eclectic Reader (1835), a translation, with Samuel Harvey Taylor (1807-1871), of Kiihner's Schulgrammatik der Griechischen Sprache and Classical Studies (1844), essays in ancient literature and art written in collaboration with Barnas Sears and C. C. Felton.
His Father, William Jackson, was a self-taught self-made entrepreneur.
Writing music since the age of sixteen, a self-taught guitarist and still professing to learn more every single day.
Oliver Curran is a self-taught artist working in Newry, County Down.
Very few artists do not have a good grounding in music theory and the self-taught musician is relatively rare.Advertisement
I am a self-taught photographer, living in London.
Please note also that the On-line Course is a self-taught course.
Wells is entirely self-taught (from his Falkirk home).
Metafox I took a C course and a Pascal class in college, but I 'm mostly self-taught.
John first started sketching in his early school days; he is self-taught with no formal art training.Advertisement
Poulenc 's creative voice is so unmistakable that it comes as little surprise to discover that he was virtually self-taught as a composer.
Tommy Hilfiger, a self-taught fashion designer from Elmira, New York, first introduced his innovative line of men's clothing and sportswear in 1985.
Most anything can be self taught to a certain extent; however, with dance, it is very difficult to just create on your own without ever running into the issue of not having a name or identification for the steps you come up with.
Dr. Spencer was a self-taught engineer with no high school education who worked for a company called Raytheon.
Silva was essentially a self-taught amateur psychologist with no formal education.Advertisement
Starting out at the age of 12, Mike is a self taught musician.
He was, however, mainly self-taught.
Even before this, however, he had shown a strong inclination for natural science, and this had been fostered by his intimacy with a "self-taught philosopher, astronomer and mathematician," as Sir Walter Scott called him, of great local fame - James Veitch of Inchbonny, who was particularly skilful in making telescopes.
In a fragment of autobiography printed in the Athenaeum (12th of January 1850) he says that he was entirely self-taught, and attributes his poetic development to long country walks undertaken in search of wild flowers, and to a collection of books, including the works of Young, Barrow, Shenstone and Milton, bequeathed to his father by a poor clergyman.
He declined an offer from his uncle, the Rev. Thomas Spencer, to send him to Cambridge, and so was practically self-taught.Advertisement
Her father, William Mitchell (1791-1869), .was a school teacher and self-taught astronomer, who rated chronometers for Nantucket whalers, was an overseer of Harvard University (1857-1865), and for a time was employed by the United States Coast Survey.
Few self-taught riders attain to excellence; they may keep a good place in hunting, if possessed of plenty of courage, and mounted on a bold and not too tender-mouthed horse, but they never will be riders in the proper sense of the word.
At Athens, the centre of the intellectual life of Greece, there was soon to be found a host of sophists; some of them strangers, others citizens; some of them bred under Protagoras and Prodicus, others self-taught.
His education was only elementary and very defective, except in mathematics, in which he was largely self-taught; and although at his death he left a considerable library, he was never an assiduous reader.
He received a desultory education, and was largely self-taught.Advertisement
But Vuk Stefanovich Karajich, a self-taught writer, proved the fallacy of that assumption.
For a customs official who was self-taught and only took up painting full-time in retirement, this was an extraordinary accomplishment.
The self-taught alto saxophonist's debut album Conversations With the Unseen uniquely mixes post bop jazz and rap with ease.
Largely self-taught, he achieved great eminence in the musical world in the years leading up to the First World War.
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Being self-taught in rifle marksmanship is rather like being self-taught on the piano.
Wells is entirely self-taught (from his Falkirk home ).
Essentially self-taught, George Gershwin was first a song plugger in Tin Pan Alley and an accompanist.
Metafox I took a C course and a Pascal class in college, but I'm mostly self-taught.
Antoine was a self taught watchmaker and a brilliant inventor.Advertisement
A niche in front is filled by a statue of the Scottish hero by James Thom (1802-1850), a self-taught sculptor.
Chris Dench was born in London in 1953 and grew up in Dover; he is self-taught as a composer.
Would it be any easier for a self-taught painter to succeed in the contemporary art world?
It's no secret that a lot of tattoo artists were self-taught at the start of their careers.
It concludes with profiles of five major figures in the writing of science and two appendices, one of notes from a science-fiction writing workshop and the other a syllabus for a self-taught course in how to write a science-fiction story.Advertisement
Some accounts make him the continuer of the school of Polyclitus; some represent him as self-taught.