WORKSHOPS AND RETREATS

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

***One on one or small group art classes in my home studio in the Blue Ridge Mountains.  

Contact me for details~ 

"ART of the journal" 

in this class I offer multiple ways to play in the art journal, sharing what I 

learned and experimented with through over 25 years of art journaling. 

Please contact for more details and to book a class in your home or my studio. 

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

Small group offerings in the privacy of my home studio 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" 

3 day retreat coming in the spring of 2023.  

More details and link to registration coming

soon! 

'forest blues' 2 day cyanotype retreat  - Blue Ridge Mountains - This will be offered again in 2023!  Stay tuned for details. 

During this two day-small group retreat we will experiment with both traditional and wet cyanotypes, beginning with a meditation and a walk in the forest to collect natural elements for printing.  Following an introduction to cyanotypes, and a live demo, participants will begin creating their own unique cyanotypes using prepared paper in a variety of sizes and texture. 

We will create a small hand stitched journal with Fabriano Artistico mixed media paper that we will dye with natural pigments for the inside pages. (Pre-made small batch walnut ink, acorn ink, onion skin bath, and avocado bath will be available).The cover will be a chosen cyanotype to adorn the journal.

In addition, we will make forest art on loose canvas- (details are a surprise), a small piece of art on a plaster covered substrate using image transfers from the cyanotypes, a collaborative mandala in nature, and a small piece of cyanotype fabric.

email me to register - kimbellerart@gmail.com

***Please contact me if you would like private instruction or a small group offering to learn about cyanotypes.  

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