As of Sept. 10, 2016

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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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.

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.  
FALL  -  Oct. 6th
- FULL,  Nov. 4th - FULL,  Dec. 2nd
WINTER  -  Jan. 6th, Feb. 3rd, Mar. 2nd, Apr. 6th

Beach Scene in Watercolors  2-day    Jan. 19-20, 2017    9:30 - 3:30   $150
Learning how to paint sand, water and sky from photographs gives a certain level
of understanding about nature.  Painting FROM nature gives you an in-depth
appreciation of how color, shadows and textures really look.  What makes this
workshop unique is that you’ll be using BOTH, your photo references of a day-light
beach scene AND observing at the Nokomis Beach as well.  The first morning,
we will paint outside on the board walk separate samples of sand, water and sky.  
In the afternoon, we will continue learning sample techniques inside the air-conditioned
pavilion.  The second day, you will paint inside the pavilion and apply what you’ve
learned the first day to create your painting of a morning or afternoon beach scene.
The Nokomis Beach Pavilion is located ON Casey Key.  It is air-conditioned, has
a kitchen with refrigerator and microwave.  It is 1-step away from the beach!!!  
Registration is limited to 14 students.
Contact Joanna directly to register for this workshop and to get the supplies list need.  
                      2 places left

Rescue Your Art  2-day        Feb. 16-17, 2017         9:30 -3:30         $150
ALL media welcome:  acrylics, oils, pastels, mixed media and watercolors.
Bring  
2  of your favorite unfinished artworks that you really wanted to complete
and frame but were stuck or unsure of  how to finish it (or wrecking it).  
You will learn many design elements as well as techniques that will improve your
artworks.  You will also learn from everyone else frustrations and see their
transformations and how they brought their artworks to fully cohesive images and
learn from them as well.
The Nokomis Beach Pavilion is located ON Casey Key.  It is air-conditioned, has
a kitchen with refrigerator and microwave.  It is 1-step away from the beach!!!  
Registration is limited to 14 students
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Contact Joanna directly to register for this workshop and to get the supplies list need.
  3 places left

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Fall 2016 - Winter 2017  Art Center Manatee CLASSES

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

YOUR Art Time - All Media          (NEW  Special Session)           
Thursdays  2:00 - 4:30  
Are you wanting more personal time for guidance with your art instructor?
Are you wanting to paint a special project but need more feedback on your
design?   Are there techniques that you would like to improve upon or try
new ones?  Is there a specific topic such as landscape, still life or abstracts
that you need a fuller understanding of how to paint them?   Then this special
session is for YOU because the session is limited to a minimum of 5 and
a maximum of 6 students.  This allows each student to get continuous feedback
on their progress as well as each class having an added design or technique discussed
for all the students to learn from.  The instructor is well verses in all 2D media.
After registration, the instructor will call you 2 weeks before the 1st class to get
an overall understanding of your art needs.
Jan 5, 12, 26, Feb. 2

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: Wet-On-Wet - Sep 26, Oct 3, 10, (no 17, 24)  31 (4 wks)
Sess 2: 2Pt. Architecture – Nov 7, 14, (no Nov 21) 28, Dec 5, 12  (5 wks)
Sess 3: Adding Textures - Jan. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 (5 wks)
Sess 4: Negative Painting  - Feb 6, 13, 20, 27, Mar 6, 13 (6 wks)
Sess 5: Anything Goes - Mar 20, 27, Apr 3, 10 (4 wks)

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
to apply the techniques they have learned.
Sess 1: Still Life Shadows - Sep 26, Oct 3, 10 (no 17, 24)  31 (4 wks)
Sess 2: Paint on Watercolor Paper - Nov 7, 14, (no Nov  21) 28, Dec 5, 12  (5 wks)
Sess 3: Negative Painting - Jan 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 (5 wks)
Sess 4: Reflective Light - Feb 6, 13, 20, 27, Mar 6, 13 (6 wks)
Sess 5: Anything Goes  - Mar 20, 27, Apr 3, 10 (4 wks)

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 1: Beginning Color – Nov. 1, 8, 15, (no Nov 22) 29, Dec. 6, 13 (6 wks)
Sess 2: Famous Women Artists – Jan. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31  (5 wks)
Sess 3: Art Nouveau – Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28, Mar.7, 14 (6 wks)
Sess 4: Unique Palettes – Mar. 21, 28, Apr. 4, 11 (4 wks)

Oils (Water-based or Regular) – Shadows
Fall Tuesday   1:30 – 4:00
This beginner’s session will review how to mix and blend with oils.  You will learn
how to set-up your painting space, how to use the basic brushes, and how to keep
your color mixing clean. Three paint-a-long demos will be given of basic shapes and
how light creates interesting shadows to paint.  You will then use your photo references
for your painting applying what you've learned.   You can use water-based or regular
oils but check the supplies to see what is needed for each.   
Nov. 1, 8, 15 (no Nov 22) 29, Dec. 6, 13   (6 wks)

Oils   OR   Pastels  
Winter - Tuesday,  1:30 – 4:00  
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 session.  
Sess 1:  Color Mixing, Layers  – Jan. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 (5 wks)
Sess 2:  2-Point Architecture – Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28, Mar. 7, 14  (6 wks)
Sess 3:  Anything Goes – Mar. 21, 28, Apr. 4, 11 (4 wks)


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Fall 2016 - Winter 2017    -   Venice CLASSES

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

Oils (Water-based or Regular) Mixing Colors - Beginners
Wednesday,  9:30 - 12:00
This session is a beginner’s introduction to mixing and blending oils.  You will learn
how to set-up your painting space, how to use the basic brushes, and how to keep
your color mixing clean. You will paint your artwork from your photo references
but keep it SIMPLE.  You can use water-based or regular oils but check the supplies
to see what is needed.
Nov. 2, 9, 16, (no Nov 23) 30, Dec. 7, 14                                          

Oils (Water-based or Regular)
Wednesday,  9:30 - 12:00
You can use water-based or regular oils and check the supplies to see what is needed
for each.  (If you need art supplies, the teacher can usually get it for you by the next
class). There will be a specific topic of focus for each class series.  
Session 1:  Landscape Mountains – Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25, Feb. 1
Session 2:  Flowers – Feb. 8, 15, 22, Mar. 1, 8
Session 3:  Abstracts  – Mar. 15, 22, 29, Apr. 5, 12

Painters’ Choice: Water-Media & More
Wednesday, 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. Bring your acrylics,
watercolors, collage, colored pencils, pastels 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.     
Session 1:  2-Point Architecture - Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25, Feb. 1
Session 2:  Abstracts - Feb. 8, 15, 22, Mar. 1, 8
Session 3:  Anything Goes -  Mar. 15, 22, 29, Apr. 5, 1
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