Mixing the right color can often be one of the most challenging parts of painting.  This class is designed to push the individual pallet to its limits.  We will do extensive color mixing exercises followed by painting from a unique still life set up.

* Provide your own lunch

* Oil or Acrylic Painting

* Supply list will be sent upon registration

* $40.

For more information and/or to register, contact Donna Bird at


$92.  (total cost of instruction and materials)


Encaustic Part II will explore additional techniques in encaustic, including photo transfers, small sculptures, and encaustic on plexiglass.

All levels of experience, including beginners, are welcome!


This policy applies to classes and workshops led by KAG sponsored teachers from the area.

*If a participant cancels earlier than two weeks before the start of the class/workshop and has not paid the full amount, any down payment paid minus a $20 processing fee will be refunded.
*If a participant cancels within two weeks of the first day of the class/ workshop and has paid the full amount, the participant will receive a refund for the amount minus the down payment, if applicable.
*If a participant cancels the day of the class/workshop or doesn’t show, there will be no refund.
*If the class/workshop is cancelled by the instructor or the KAG, a full refund will be given.
*If extenuating circumstances occur such as an emergency (death or tragedy), the executive board and instructor will review the request for a full refund.
*In the event an excess of registrations are received based on the instructor’s maximum, a wait list will be kept in the order of receipt of registrations.  Full registration fees must be received on the first day of the class/workshop if the participant is selected from the wait list.  All fees submitted by wait list participants will be returned if they are not selected to join the class/workshop. 

How to Mix Color Effectively - Yellow

Instructor: Donna Bird

​September 18th  9:30am - 1:30pm  Room 313

Pay here            ....$55.

1200 E. Center St., Kingsport, TN    423-246-1227



MONDAYs  3:30 - 5:00pm  ROOM 313    Pastel, Pencil, Charcoal, Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor and mixed media.  Students accepted throughout the year.

​Instructor, Steven Reeves www.stevenreevesart.com
Beginners through Advanced - $11. per class.  Contact Instructor prior to attending  Text or call: 423-767-0858


MONDAYs  6:00 - 8:00pm  ROOM 313   Oil, Acrylic, Pastel, Charcoal, Pencil, Watercolor, & Mixed Media.  Students accepted throughout the year.

Instructor, Steven Reeveswww.stevenreevesart.com
Beginners through Advanced - $11. per class.  Contact Instructor prior to attending.  Text or call: 423-767-0858

Of NOTE: We have ended our Tuesday PAINT IN sessions.  Over the next few months, we will be working on new possibilities.  We appreciate the numerous members and visitors that have taken advantage of our free PAINT IN time, and we especially extend our appreciation to the members who lead the group over the past two decades.


How To Mix Paint Effectively

​taught by Donna Bird

Encaustic Part II

October 5th  10:00am - 4:00pm

with Catherine Murray

How to mix REDS: October 9th  9:30am - 1:30pm

How to mix BLUES: October 30th  9:30am - 1:30pm
Mixing the right color can often be one of the most challenging parts of painting. This series of classes is designed to push the individual pallet to its limits. We will do extensive color mixing exercises followed by painting from a unique still life set up. Bring your lunch! Suitable for oil or acrylic.  

For more information or to register contact: donnabirdfineart@gmail.com

$40 per class

Catherine Murray, Professor Emerita, East Tennessee State University, received her MFA in sculpture from the University of Montana.  For 23 years she has taught sculpture, 3D Design, and a variety of special topics studio art courses, including public art, study abroad in Italy, and encaustic painting at ETSU.  She continues to teach in the department of art and design during fall semesters, and works in her studio and garden the remainder of the year.  Her new outdoor sculpture was installed at the Johnson City Public Library in May of this year. 

Kingsport Art Guild