As of March 17, 2017

Private Lessons are available and tailored to the student's needs.
For a private 2-hour 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 for these sessions directly with Joanna by email or phone.
Cell:                  941-726-5218
Supplies list will be given upon registration.
Bring your lunch for each of these sessions.   Snacks, coffee and tea will be
provided for morning and afternoon breaks for the day-long workshops.

Abstracts with Words & Emotions  1-day                9:30 – 4:00        $115
Location:  Art Garden Studio, 500 Wanda Place, Nokomis
Did you want to get your feelings out onto your painting surface with abandonment?
Using words is very powerful, so experience that power and transform it into a
wonderful abstract painting. You will be lead through a series of steps to create
your painting using slower breathing, writing/painting word and finally composing
in color to bring your emotions into a complete artwork.  This is a VERY unique
workshop so the
class size is limited to 4.  
Jan. Feb. March are FULL   
Apr. 6th - 2 spots available.

Summer 2017  Art Center Manatee CLASSES
Register at Art Center Manatee, Bradenton, FL   941-746-2862

Watercolor Design
Monday 9:30 – 12:00
Each session is designed to give the student a new perspective in painting in watercolors
so that YOU can develop your own artistic style.  Demonstrations are given in the 1st class
and then the student can choose from their photo reference the scene they wish to paint
and apply the techniques they have learned.
Sess 1:  Painting Trees & Skies:  May 15, 22 (no 29) June 5, 12, 19, 26 (6 wks)
Sess 2:  Work on Your Project, Anything Goes: July 10, 17, 24, 31 Aug. 7

Painter's Choice - Mixed Media with Watercolor, Acrylics and More
Monday 1:30 – 4:00
You can decide what materials you'd like to use. You can start with watercolors and add
pastels or colored pencils or acrylics or collage.  OR you can paint the whole artwork in one
medium.  You Choose!  Free yourself up by mixing it up.
Sess 1:
 Something Real within an Abstract: May 15, 22 (no 29) June 5, 12, 19, 26 (6 wks)
2: Work on Your Project, Anything Goes: July 10, 17, 24 31 Aug. 7

COLOR  Simplified
Fall & Winter - Tuesday, 9:00 – 12:00
Each session focuses on a different emphasis of color.  Beginning Color teaches you
beyond the basics with an emphasis of mixing predictable colors.  Famous Women Artists
emphasizes art history and the specific artists’ styles. Art Nouveau period had different
interpretations of that style.  Unique Palettes emphasizes unusual color combinations.
Sess 4: Unique Palettes – Mar. 21, 28, Apr. 4, 11 (4 wks)

Register at Venice Art Center, Venice, FL   941-485-7136

Enjoy your summer.  See you in the fall, October with the start of the season.
Joanna COKE