Workshops & Classes
Artful Nature Mapping for youth ages 8-12!
Christy has taught fine art & science workshops at Fernbank Museum of Natural History, Blue Heron Nature Preserve, Georgia Audubon, and privately in her home studio for over fifteen years. She takes a personal approach to teaching art and encourages her students to follow their own paths armed with the extensive, detailed knowledge and classical skills she provides in a nurturing manner.
Illustration for the Teen Naturalist
Last year's workshop on October 11th, 2020 was a hybrid program of on-line group instruction and individual, place-based learning. Here is some lovely feedback from the event:
"Loved the lesson, the reading and inspirations, and I would love to sign up for your spring class." ~Anna
"That was fun, informative and motivating for me to get back to drawing. Your manner is just right for teaching: gentle, patient, and eager to help." ~Cynthia
"Thank you so much for the great program! It was helpful to have a class format in order to dedicate time to this topic. I also loved the drawing warm ups, and the inspiration from the young artists, as well as the reading. Delightful!" ~Susan
Capturing Spring in Sumi-e
Basic materials list to bring to the workshop:Inkbrush set which includes ink stick, bamboo brushes and pigment grinding stoneWater jar and paper towelSumi-e paper or Bristol paper. We will discuss materials and options during the session.
Nurture Your Artist Soul
Explore the Richness of Color
Engage the senses as you take a sojourn in the field and studio. The foundation of all our classes, workshops and camps began with this professional, private instruction which has been developed and taught by Christy Knight over the last twenty years. Christy reveals the tools and techniques garnered from a lifetime of experience as an illustrator and artist, building technical skills and championing your unique voice.
"Great class! I'm a beginner and you gave me confidence and made art fun. Thank you so much!" Artists leave class confident, refreshed and inspired.
2021 Adult Pricing: $45 per hour of private instruction or join with a friend for $35 per lesson
Lessons make great gifts!