As of March 8, 2014
Private Lessons are available and tailored to the student's needs.
For a private lesson in your home, the fee is $100.
For a private 2-hour lesson in Joanna's studio in Nokomis, the fee is $85.
Please call to schedule at 941-726-5218.
Register at Art Center Manatee, Bradenton, FL 941-746-2862
Learn how to use acrylics like oils. The additional mediums will make it easier to slow
down its quick drying properties. Several demonstrations will be given in each session
as well as personalized techniques shown for each student’s needs. Bring photo
references to paint from in the subject matter you enjoy the most which will be used
as inspiration for that session's design topic.
Monday 1:30 – 4:00 Intermediate and Advance Levels.
Session 6 – Shadows: Mar. 17, 24, 31, April 7, 14
Open to ALL media such as pastels, watercolors, acrylics or oils. Each color session
will discuss a specific aspect of color and emphasize the finer points of it as well as
composition. Each week students will create a new, small painting, working from an
image provided by the instructor. Students need to have taken Beginning Color OR
contact the instructor before registering.
Tuesday 9:00 – 12:00 (I-A)
Session 4 – Colorful Darks: Mar. 18, 25, April 1, 8, 15
Learn how to use chalk pastels in their brilliant and subtle ways. Several demonstrations
will be given each session such as blending and layering of colors to produce unique
results. Personalized techniques will also be shown for each student’s needs. Bring
photo references to paint from in the subject matter you enjoy the most which will be
used as inspiration for that session's design topic.
Tuesday 1:30 – 4:00 All levels welcome.
Session 6 – Inventive Landscapes like Dali: Mar. 18, 25, April 1, 8, 15
So you know how to use watercolors and many of its techniques. But you want to
know how to design and develop your watercolor style. Then these classes are for
you. You will learn how to compose and develop a better understanding of the design
elements that make your painting sing! You will work from your photo references
that you bring to class based upon the subject of concentration of that session.
Mondays 9:30 – 12:00 Intermediate and advance.
Session 6 – Design Principle, Repetition: Mar. 17, 24, 31, April 7, 14
Register at Venice Art Center, Venice, FL 941-485-7136
#501 Quick Draw, Beginners – Intermediate
If you have been tracing your images before painting & want to improve your
drawing skills, then this class is for you. Students will learn to use charcoal,
woodless pencils, charcoal pencils, and conte on various papers. There will be
a specific topic of focus for each class series. Wednesdays, 9:30 – 12:00
Session 3: Drawing the Female Nude – Mar. 19, 26, Apr. 2, 9, 16
#607 Painter’s Choice
Each session there will be a focus on how to handle a particular medium. You can work with
1 medium or mix it up with several. So bring your acrylics, watercolors, collage, colored
pencils or pens. This is open studio for students to work on their specific projects with
instruction and learning how to use which medium first & then layering others for different
effects. All levels welcome. Wednesdays, 1:30 – 4:00
Session 3: Collage – Mar. 19, 26, Apr. 2, 9, 16