As of March 20, 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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Summer 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.

WATER with Watercolor  1-day          April 23rd      9:30 – 3:00        $65
Location:  Nokomis Beach Pavilion,  100 Casey Key Road,  Casey Key-Nokomis, FL
Learn how to paint 3 types of the open water of the Gulf:  still, some movement, and
sun set.  Color mixture, values and brush strokes will be emphasized.  After each
demonstration, you will apply these techniques for your reference samples.

Graphite Pencil Portraits 1-day        April 30th         9:30 – 3:00        $65
Location:  Nokomis Beach Pavilion,  100 Casey Key Road,  Casey Key-Nokomis, FL
Learn how to use a full range of graphite pencils to render your black/white copy of your
photo reference.  You will be using a range of graphite pencils, and working on Bristol paper
for a smooth finish. You will complete your drawing by the end of the day’s activities.

Plein Air – Tuesday mornings          8:30 – noon        $120         (4 dates)
Bring your media of choice:  acrylics, pastels, color pencils, oils, or watercolors.  Learn how
to compose and catch light in the most direct manner.    A demonstration will be given using
morning light which is easier to capture (and why we are meeting early).   Please sign up in
advance for the 4 dates you wish to attend.
April 14, 21 – Downtown Bradenton Marina by the library
April 28,  May 5 – Downtown Sarasota Marina Park , South Gulfstream Avenue
July 7, 14 – Nokomis North Jetty, South Casey Key Road,  Casey Key-Nokomis, FL
July 21, 28 – Historic Spanish Point, 337 No. Tamiami Trail, Osprey  ($10 entrance fee)

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Summer CLASSES

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

Acrylics PLUS - Summer sessions
Mondays 1:00 - 3:30  *** new time for summer both sessions
Session 1:  Blending and Edges - Learning how to make smooth transitions of colors and
blend with acrylics can be a challenge.  Modifying the qualities of the edges of the objects
within your paintings also make a difference of how smooth or abrupt your painting feels.  
Many demonstrations will be given of both to help the student to master these techniques.  
The student can pick any subject to paint.  (5 weeks).
Session 1:  Apr 27, May 4, 11, 18, June 1

Acrylics PLUS - Summer sessions
Session 2:  Anything Goes - You can bring in a new or partically painted artwork for
guidance and/or feedback.  You will have 6 weeks to explore the best approach to complete
your painting.
Session 2:  June 22, 29, July 6, 13, 20, 27

Watercolor Design - *** Summer Sessions
Mondays 9:30 - noon both sessions.
Session 1:  Brush Techniques - You will learn how to use a variety of brushes such as
filberts, slants, flats as well as rounds in small, medium and large sizes of each.  So bring what
you have in brushes before you buy any more.   The student can pick any subjest to paint.  
Session 1:  April 27, May 4, 11, 18, June 1 (5 weeks)

Session 2:  Anything Goes - You can bring in a new or partically painted artwork for
guidance and/or feedback.  You will have 6 weeks to explore the best approach to complete
your painting.
Session 2:  June 22, 29, July 6, 13, 20, 27


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

Classes will resume at Venice Art Center in the fall, October timeframe.  
Joanna COKE
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