workshops



karen michel : art journal
come play! the 21 secrets fall online art journaling workshop begins october 1st and I will be teaching a lesson on photo journaling…. there are also lots of other artists sharing some fun art journaling techniques that are sure to inspire! click here to learn more —>  

Photo Journaling Online Workshop Opens Oct 1st!


I’m happy to announce my FIRST upcoming online workshop with 21 Secrets! Photo Journaling: Documenting the Journey In the age of smart phones and digital cameras photography has never before been as accessible as it now is. In this workshop we will explore a variety of ways of integrating our […]

Upcoming Online Workshop!




i spent last weekend at artfest annex, teesha & tracy moore‘s studio in Seattle teaching The Storytellers Journal with traci bautista. it was an inspiring weekend of alchemy- paintmaking, journal making, photo altering, creative exploration, new food tastin’ and time well spent with old and new friends….. if you every […]

storytellers journal


The Visual Storytellers Journal: explorations in imagery, color and mark-making with Karen Michel & Traci Bautista at Artfest Annex, Seattle, WA November 18-20, 2011 Create and capture the magic of everyday adventures and discoveries through the visual artform of the art journal. Explore the realm of the visual story teller, […]

announcing!!!!



If you are on the fence for signing up for Art is You Petaluma, they are offerring a $50 discount of you sign up TODAY! Use the coupon code JULY4 and get $50 off your full registration- but it is only valid for one day – July 4. Come Join us! […]

Art is You, Petaluma CA


I thought I would take a moment to spotlight one of my upcoming workshops this summer at the beautiful IDYLLWILD ARTS in Idyllwild, California, July 22-24, 2011. On July 22nd I will be teaching my MIXED MEDIA WOOD COLLAGE TOTEMS Workshop In this workshop we will create our own personal mixed media […]

July Workshops in California