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Course Number: 241PTOP130

Dates: Su, F, Sa, March 8-10, 2024
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Meets: F, Sa and Su from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM , 3 sessions

Fee: $545.00

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This 3-day workshop will teach you how to paint flowers in oil, achieving vibrant, clean color using a loose, fresh, direct method. There will be demonstrations, instruction, critiques and guidance from Pat while you paint. You will learn approaches to understand and simplify flower shapes, depict form thru observation of light and shadow patterns, mix color and paint vases and containers. We will do a painting together with photo supplied on day one, then you will work from your own fresh flower set-ups on days 2 & 3.
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Fee: $545.00

Save $20.00 with a Spruill Center for the Arts Membership - New and Renewal

Fee Breakdown

Course Fee (Basic)Non-member$ 545.00
Optional FeeDonation$ 1.00

Pat Fiorello

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(404) 531-4160
Pat's Classes

Pat Fiorello teaches painting- both oils and watercolor. Her workshops include basic introductory painting for beginners (Art for Non- Artists for watercolor and Oil Painting Let's Get Started), as well as specific topics for intermediate students, like Painting Landscapes and Painting Flowers among others. She mainly offers 1, 2- and 3-day workshops. In general, her subject matter leans towards flowers, still life, landscapes, gardens. Inspiring, organized, lots of content delivered clearly and directly. She describes herself as a clear communicator who explains the how's and why's to help students build both their skills and understanding in an encouraging, fun and supportive atmosphere. She balances some demonstration or general instruction time with individual guidance as needed during student painting time. More examples of her work can be found at

Pat Fiorello is an award-winning fine artist, instructor and author of the book, Bella Italia, Italy Through the Eyes of an Artist. Her work has been featured in 20 one-woman shows and been included in over 100 juried exhibitions, including the American Impressionist Society, Oil Painters of America and NOAPS. As a finalist in the Florals and Gardens challenge, Pat’s work appeared in International Artists magazine and was also published in The Richeson International Still Life and Floral competition book in 2021 and 2023. Pat’s worked was selected as Best Floral in the April 2023 PleinAir Salon competition sponsored by PleinAir® Magazine

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Inspired to devote her life to creating and sharing beauty, Pat made a radical career shift following a 20-year career in Marketing. After attending the Harvard Business School and serving as Vice President of Marketing of The Coca-Cola Company, in 2002 she followed her calling and dedicated her life to creating art on a full-time basis.

Pat teaches workshops both in person and on-line, and has led 19 international workshops in Italy, Spain, New Zealand, and France, including private workshops at Monet’s Gardens in Giverny.

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Streamline Publishing produced and distributes a full-length instructional video called "Vibrant Florals, Paint Your Garden" featuring Pat's floral painting methods. It is now available on PaintTubeTV.

Photo of Painting by Pat Fiorello

Photo of Painting by Pat Fiorello

Photo of Painting by Pat Fiorello
Date Day Time Location
03/08/2024Friday10 AM to 4 PM Community Room
03/09/2024Saturday10 AM to 4 PM Community Room
03/10/2024Sunday10 AM to 4 PM Community Room


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