workshops

FALL 2019



Course title: PAINTING WITH ACRYLIC IN A WATERCOLOR MANNER

WHEN: Monday, November 11, 2019 (1 session), 1 PM to 5 PM

WHERE: Anne O Art Gallery, 264 Buckhead Ave NE, Atlanta

FEE: $110

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Join European artist Diana Toma in discovering how to use acrylic on a watercolor manner. Expand your understanding of this versatile quick-dry & lightfast water medium and explore the possibilities of using  it on a watercolor paper surface. Spots are limited to 10 students. Email Diana to receive the supply list for this course.



Course title: FREE-FLOW CITYSCAPES IN WATERCOLOR 

WHEN: Saturday, 10/05/2019 – 10 AM to 2:30 PM (1 session)

WHERE: Spruill Center For The Arts, Atlanta, GA

FEE: $145 (non-member)

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Join European award winning artist Diana Toma in learning to let go of stiff technique methods, and discover the joy of painting freely while maintaining the resemblance of your subjects. Advanced beginners are welcome. A photo reference will be provided for each participant, and a demo will be performed live.



Course title: PAINTING WILDLIFE LOOSELY IN WATERCOLOR 

WHEN: Saturday, 10/19/2019 – 10 AM to 1:30 PM (1 session)

WHERE: Spruill Center For The Arts, Atlanta, GA

FEE: $145 (non-member)

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Discover the excitement of painting wildlife loosely, learning technique tips along the way. This course is an excellent opportunity to release creative blockage, and liberate yourself from the fear of wrong doing. Accidents are converted to serendipitous happenings and the results are fast and gratifying. The course is appropriate for advanced beginners, intermediates and advanced. A demo will be performed at the session, and individual guidance offered as you progress with your artwork. See www.spruillarts.org for information about award-winning visual artist Diana Toma and for a list of supplies you will need to bring to class.



Course title: PAINTING PORTRAITS LOOESLY ALAPRIMA IN OILS 

WHEN: Sunday, 10/27/2019 – 2 PM to 6:30 PM (1 session)

WHERE: Spruill Center For The Arts, Atlanta, GA

FEE: $145 (non-member)

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Discover the excitement of painting portraits loosely, focusing on capturing the facial expression, learning technique tips along the way. This course is an excellent opportunity to release creative blockage, and liberate yourself from the fear of wrong doing. Accidents are converted to serendipitous happenings and the results are fast and gratifying. The course is appropriate for advanced beginners, Intermediates and advanced. A demo will be performed at the session, and individual guidance offered as you progress with your artwork.. See www.spruillarts.org for more information about award-winning visual artist Diana Toma and for a list of supplies you will need to bring to class.



Course title: PAINTING GARDENS FREELY IN ACRYIC

WHEN: Saturday, November 09, 2019 (1 session), 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM

WHERE: Spruill Center For The Arts, Atlanta, GA

FEE: $145 (non-member)

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Discover the excitement of painting gardens freely, focusing on capturing the emotion of the subject, learning techniques along the way. This class is an excellent opportunity to release creative blockage. The results are fast and spectacular. A demo will be performed at the session. All levels welcome. See www.spruillarts.org for a list of supplies you will need to bring to class.



Course title: PAINTING SNOW IN WATERCOLOR

WHEN: Saturday, December 1st, 2019 (1 session), 10:00 AM to 1 PM

WHERE: Spruill Center For The Arts, Atlanta, GA

FEE: $130 (non-member)

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Relax this holiday season while painting beautiful one-of-a-kind small size artworks that can also be used as Holiday Cards to gift to your friends and family. Join European artist Diana Toma for a couple of hours of delightful watercolor painting, and learn the art of painting snow. About 6 artworks will be created in this workshop. Bring your own supplies or pay $10 directly TO THE INSTRUCTOR to use her materials. See www.spruillarts.org for a list of supplies you will need to bring to class.



Course title: BLOOM YOUR SELF – intuitive painting workshop

WHEN: Saturday, March 14, 2020 – 10 AM to 2:30 PM (1 session)

WHERE: Spruill Center For The Arts, Atlanta, GA

FEE: $145 (non-member)

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Join award winning European artist Diana Toma in exploring the art of Intuitive Painting. This workshop is about letting go of inhibitions, and plunging into your own inner creative volcano. Practice expressing yourself on a large surface: splashing, smudging, layering, stretching across the canvas, trusting the process, all while empowering yourself. This workshop might just change the way you approach painting! NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY, ALL LEVELS ARE WELCOME, from first time painters to advanced professionals. All you need is an open mind.
Trust. You are creative already! Paint supplies are included in the $20 materials fee PAYABLE TO THE INSTRUCTOR AT THE WORKSHOP. Just bring 2 acrylic brushes and a large size canvas (36″x48″ or larger recommended). See www.spruillarts.org for a list of supplies you will need to bring to class.