Diane Garrett-Smith has been teaching at ArtCenter Manatee for several years. She is an accomplished oil painter. Diane has taught Drawing, Watercolors, Gouache, Acrylic and/or Oils during various semesters, to beginners through advanced levels. Implemented sound practices of composition, depth, and color using the color wheel, etc.; focused on students discovering more about what motives or moves them to choose to paint or draw what they do… thus working to enhancing those aspects.
Prior to teaching, Diane was a Commercial and Residential New and Renovation Design and Construction Contractor in Arizona.