The Drawing Room

The Drawing Room

5.0 (4)
1 employee
10 years in business

About this pro

The Drawing Room is a thriving studio and arts enrichment program for children, teens, and adults. Age and developmentally appropriate small classes and private lessons in visual art are offered. The studio provides a nurturing space that is engaging, supportive and inspiring. Here students can feel uninhibited and free to explore their creativity while sharpening their arts skills and heightening aesthetic awareness.

I offer:

  • private and small group lessons.
  • flexible scheduling 
  • exploration in drawing, painting, sculpture, collage and more.
  • support for each student’s unique expression and discovery of the joy of creativity.

I feel very lucky to be able to teach what I love most!

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Credentials

Seattle, WA 98118
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4 Reviews

5.0

  • Andrea D.

    Kim is awesome! My daughter cannot wait to go to her class every week! Highly recommend!

  • Jessica C.

    My 8 and 5 year old children took joint art classes from Kim. I can’t speak highly enough about her. She creates a wonderful environment for the kids to create, explore and experiment with art while doing so with humor, patience and kindness. I’d highly recommend her to anyone seeking art classes for their children.

  • Jane D,

    Kim is wonderful. I have always thought I could never draw, but her patience and support changed that. I highly recommend Kim as a teacher for adult beginners. Give it a try; you never know how talented you can be!

  • Vanya A.

    Kim is an amazing person and a wonderful teacher, for both adults and children. She has many years of experience as an art instructor in both schools and private settings. Kim worked with my daughter for over a year, and it was a joyful and memorable experience for my child, who still remembers her fondly. I also took a few lessons with Kim, and only wish that I could have had more. but we moved away from Seattle. Kim is very insightful, and has unique and fresh ways of inspiring you on how to approach art. If you want to give your child (or yourself) the gift of experiencing and creating art, Kim is the perfect guide!



FAQs


What is your typical process for working with a new student?

To promote each student’s unique expression and discovery of the joy of art, I provide artistic freedom and latitude to make  creative choices and work at their own pace. For younger children I feel it is important to downplay the aesthetic value of the finished product. For older students, there is more focus on aesthetic awareness, as it carries over into a deeper appreciation of the beauty inherent in nature, in art, and in life’s daily phenomena. Regardless of the project or materials we work with, students are given suggested topics and techniques to stimulate imagination and help visualize ideas and extend these to completed works of art.

Groups are kept small so students can explore each project in depth and work at their own pace, as well as receive highly individualized attention during learning. Students can come as often or infrequently as they like. This open structure is perfect for homeschoolers, those with unpredictable schedules, and siblings who are in different age groups but want to attend together. Lessons are taught in various media, including collage and mixed media, beginning and advanced drawing, oil, acrylic, watercolor and ceramics.


What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

Kim Miller, M.S., has been teaching art for approximately 15 years in private schools and universities, including Flagler College and Florida School of the Arts, working with students of all ages. Although she teaches other media, her central focus lies in drawing and painting. Kim studied fine arts with a major in painting, and graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design. She was also a student of painting and art history in Florence. She has exhibited her work widely, including New York City, Chicago, Miami, and Florence, Italy. She received her master’s degree in art education, in addition to studies in art therapy. 


Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

Tuition for art classes is $50.00 per student for each hour. Discounts offered for groups or family members. Cost includes all art supplies. Sliding scale fee offered for individuals - just get in touch to learn more.


Lessons offered

Drawing Lessons Painting Classes Oil Painting Classes Acrylic Painting Lessons Watercolor Painting Lessons