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Years ago when I was a Montessori teacher, I began leading summer art camps for children.  My love of teaching art lead me to offer adult classes as well, and they were hugely successful.  Since then I have facilitated multiple classes of all genres with one main thread - CREATIVITY UNLEASHED.  From small venues and private residences to The Cameron Art Museum, Museum School, my workshops and classes have been widely received across the Southeast, touted as energetic, fun, and inspiring, and best of all - no rules!  Having been an avid art journal keeper for many years, I often weave this into classes, as well as all kinds of mixed media and collage, and even some plaster and book making! 

classes, workshops, and retreats

"art of the journal"

in this class we will dive into the art journal and explore the many ways to create pages and spreads.  from collage and layering, to image transfers and composition, using lots of tools, supplies, techniques, and ideas from over 25 years of art journaling. this class is held in my personal studio at riverview station #231 in the river arts district in asheville, NC. participants will have access to all of my supplies and materials in my studio.  sign up for one or all. 

email me with questions- kimbellerart@gmail.com

this is a small group class limited to 8. 

no experience needed to attend! come as you are. 

bring an art journal, or purchase one the day of class. 

(let me know ahead of time if you need to purchase a journal please, as I make them as needed.)

saturday, april 22 9:30-12 noon - $53.

saturday, may 27 9:30-12 noon - $53.

other offerings - please contact if you are interested in small group or one on one classes. 

"honoring grief" - working through grief in your art journal.  

small group offerings in my studio at Riverview Station  or in a designated  venue.  please contact for more details. 

"leaving your legacy" - creating an art journal to leave for your loved ones.  Please contact for more details. 

" sacred altars" 

beginning in the journal, we will explore altars and how they show up. 

from the journal to the canvas or watercolor paper, we will draw and paint altars as they come to us through our intuition. 

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'forest blues' one day cyanotype immersion in the blue ridge mountains  *THIS CLASS IS POSTPONED

friday, may 19        NEW DATES WILL BE POSTED AT A                       LATER DATE

10:30-4:30

Cyanotypes are a printing process that utilizes ultraviolet rays to create a gorgeous cyan blue around organic objects placed on prepared paper. 

 

In this one day immersion, we will explore some of the many possibilities in the world of cyanotypes! Kim will share dried flora and fauna from the forest to create a collection of cyanotypes on an array of prepared papers. The end result is a beautiful print that can be framed on its own or used later in collage or paintings. Kim will go over the basics of cyanotypes and have lots of examples to share for inspiration.

 

All supplies and prepared papers are included.  We will have an assortment of dried flora and fauna, but please feel free to bring your own pressed flowers/ leaves/ organic material.  It must be dry and pressed flat.

 

This class is held in Kim’s home and will be a small group. (10

A light plant based lunch will be served.  

$137. per person

no refund after april 30.

rain date friday, may 26. 

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