As of Dec. 30, 2015

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.
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Winter 2016 WORKSHOPS

Register for these sessions directly with Joanna by email or phone.
Email:                artist@joannacoke.com
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 which are held ON the
Nokomis Beach inside a beautiful 1950's renovated (air-conditioned) pavilion with
kitchen and facilities on-site.

Opaque Over & Under Transparent Watercolors 2--day          
Feb. 11-12,       Thursday and Friday,   9:30 – 3:30              $145
Location:   Nokomis Beach Pavilion,  100 Casey Key Road,  Casey Key-Nokomis, FL
Learn how to layer the different properties of opaque verses transparent watercolors.  
Some run together easily while others can be painted on thickly as well as lifted easily.  
The trick is to learn how to keep everything CLEAN!   After each demonstration, you
will apply these techniques for your reference samples.  You will then create an artwork
from a photo reference that you wanted to paint.  Class size limited to 14.

Palette Knife with Acrylics  OR  Oils   2-day                    
Feb. 25-26,       Thursday and Friday,   9:30 – 3:30             $145
Location:  Nokomis Beach Pavilion,  100 Casey Key Road,  Casey Key-Nokomis, FL
Learn how to use different sizes of palette knifes to create various strokes.  After
each demonstration, you will apply these techniques as a reference sample.  Then you
will create a painting from the photo reference of the subject matter you wanted to paint.  
Class size is limited to 14.
*** 1  place left

Abstracts with Words & Emotions  1-day                9:30 – 4:00        $115
Location:  Art Garden Studio, 500 Wanda Place, Nokomis.  
Did you ever 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 of words, and finally composing in color to
bring your emotions into a complete artwork.  This is a VERY unique workshop so
class size is limited to 4.
 Therefore, you can sign up for 1 of the following sessions.  
Jan.  21st   Thursday,
1 place left.
Feb. 18th   Thursday,
 FULL
Mar. 18th   Friday,
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Fall 2015 - Winter 2016 CLASSES

Register at Art Center Manatee, Bradenton, FL   941-746-2862
www.artcentermanatee.org

Acrylics PLUS
Monday 1:30 – 4:00
Each session is designed to give the student a new perspective in acrylic
painting for YOU to 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 3: Black/White PLUS Color (Grisaille) - Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25, Feb. 1
Sess 4: Window Reflections - Feb. 8, 15, 22, 29, Mar 7
Sess 5: Anything Goes - Mar 14, 21, 28, Apr 4, 11

COLOR  Simplified
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.  
Color Palettes is an emphasis on art history and specific artists’ styles.  
Unique Mixing is unusual color combinations.
Sess 1: Beginning Color – Jan. 5, 12, 19, 26, Feb. 2, 9  (6 weeks)
Sess 2: Color Palettes 1940s - 1970s   Feb. 16, 23, Mar 1, 8, 15, 22  (6 weeks)
Sess 3: Unique Mixing – Mar. 29, Apr. 5, 12  (3 weeks)

Oils   OR   Pastels  for Beginners - Intermediate
Winter - Tuesday,  1:30 – 4:00   (5 weeks each session)
You can choose either medium because the process and layering
is similar in thinking.   You can use water-based or regular oils
OR chalk pastels but check the supplies to see what is needed for
each.  There will be a specific topic of focus for each class session.  
Sess 1:  Black/White + 1 Color - Jan. 5, 12, 19, 26, Feb 2
Sess 2:  Landscape Water – Feb 9, 16, 23, Mar 1, 8
Sess 3:  Simple Architecture - Mar. 15, 22, 29, Apr 5, 12

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 3: Flowers -Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25, Feb. 1
Sess 4: Window Reflections  - Feb. 8, 15, 22, 29, Mar 7
Sess 5: Anything Goes -Mar 14, 21, 28, Apr 4, 11

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Register at Venice Art Center
, Venice, FL   941-485-7136
www.veniceartcenter.com

Oils  OR   Pastels for Beginners
Wednesdays,  9:30 – 12:00   
You can choose either medium because the process and layering
is similar in thinking.   You can use water-based or regular oils
OR chalk pastels but check the supplies to see what is needed for
each.  There will be a specific topic of focus for each class series.  
Session 1:  Black/White + 1 Color – Jan. 6, 13, 20, 27, Feb. 3
Session 2:  Mixing Colorful Shadows – Feb. 10, 17, 24, Mar. 2, 9
Session 3:  Landscape Trees  – Mar. 16, 23, 30, Apr. 6, 13

Painters’ Choice , Water-Media & More
Wednesdays,  1:00 – 3:30
In each session there will be demonstrations on how to handle a particular  
medium or layer several media.  You can work in 1 medium or mix it up.  
So bring your acrylics, watercolors, collage, colored pencils or pens.  
You can create the subject of that session OR use class time as an open
studio for your specific project. Individual feedback will be given often
during each class time.   All levels are welcomed.  
Session 1:  Collage Portraits + Acrylics - Jan. 6, 13, 20, 27, Feb. 3
Session 2:  Abstracts - Feb. 10, 17, 24, Mar. 2, 9
Session 3:  Anything Goes -  Mar. 16, 23, 30 Apr. 6, 13
Joanna COKE
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