Testimonials from past students:
"The sequential teaching - each day built upon lessons of the day before.....This class was a gem. The teaching and supportive slides built one day upon the next solidifying concepts by day 5."
"Joan is well prepared and is generous in sharing her knowledge."
"Joan is teaching with intelligent enthusiasm".
"You really taught! Providing examples as well as having us follow through by painting."
"Great coverage of basics I really need."
"Joan's relaxed manner made working hard fun and rewarding."
"An excellent workshop - well constructed "curriculum" appropriate for many levels of experience. It made many things I have known and forgotten become more ingrained."
"Joan teaches you how to look at the world differently. She breaks it down to basics which you can apply to all of your work."
"This teacher can teach!"
"The classes were rigorously satisfying with a great pace for me. Joan's professionalism, as well as the easy safe atmosphere she creates is a perfect setting to explore. She also has a terrific sense of humor which adds to the fun. For such an accomplished painter to be so forthcoming and generous with her knowledge as well as being so finely tuned into the art of teaching is indeed a rare thing."