As of March 25, 2018

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.

Nov. 2017 - Apr. 2018  Art Center Manatee CLASSES
Register at Art Center Manatee, Bradenton, FL           941-746-2862

COLOR  Simplified
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.  Mixing Darks  emphasizes
mixing a fuller range of hue and value.   Unique Palettes emphasizes unusual color
Sess 4: Mixing Unique Palettes – Mar 20, 27, Apr 3, 10, 17

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.
Thereafter, the student can choose from their photo references the scene they wish to paint
and apply the techniques they have learned.
Sess 4:  Open Session do your project  - Mar 19, 26,  Apr 2, 9 , 16

Oils   OR   Pastels  
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  specific topic of focus for each class session.  
Sess 4: Open Session Do Your Project  - Mar 20, 27, Apr 3, 10, 17

Painter's Choice - Mixed Media with Watercolor, Acrylics & More
Monday 1:30 – 4:00
Each medium has its look.  Layering them creates more unique opportunities.  In each
session,  a  demonstration will be given in a particular medium.  You can choose to make your
artwork in 1 medium or layer  on several more.  So bring your acrylics, watercolors, collage,
colored pencils, pastels or pens to mix it up!   You can follow and create the subject of that
session OR use class time as an open studio for your specific project for individual feedback.
Sess 4:  Open Session - Do Your Project  - Mar 19, 26, Apr 2, 9 , 16

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

#604  Oils  (Water-based or Regular)
Learn how to mix your paints to get the colors you really want.  Each session
will cover a specific topic.  Demonstrations will be given to show you how to
apply what you've learned to a painting you'll create from your photo references.  
(Please check supplies list carefully).  All levels.
Wednesdays,  9:30 - 12:00
C- Sess 3  Open Session, Do Your Project - Mar 28, Apr 4, 11, 18

#605  Painter's Choice
Each session will 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, pens,
etc.  You can also choose to work on your own project as an open stduio with feedback from
the instructor.  All Levels.
Wednesdays,  1:00 - 3:30
C- Sess 3  Open Session, Do Your Project - Mar 28, Apr 4, 11, 18
Joanna COKE