about the art process
Innovative art studio and school in Los Angeles. The art process studio provides engaging art classes, workshops, summer art camps, retreats and art parties for children and adults. The idea behind "The Art Process" is to nurture a love of art making, encourage experimentation and find your creative voice while learning to work through creative blocks. Workshops sometimes incorporate meditation as an unblocking tool.
Students are exposed to various mediums including drawing, painting, printing, collage and construction. The Art Studio emphasizes imaginative use of recycled materials and nature in art. Our studio is conveniently located in west Los Angeles close to Brentwood, Santa Monica and Westwood.
Kathy Leader studied fine art and art education at the Michaelis Art School, University of Cape Town, South Africa. After emigrating to the United States in 1985, she worked in various school environments, developing comprehensive art programs for elementary, middle and high schools. For the past few years she has taught privately out of her art studio.
Kathy has earned a reputation for nurturing a love of the art process, encouraging children and adults (artists and non artists alike) to break free from self criticism and reconnect with their basic human creative instinct. She has taken her love of the art process into various environments including corporations, homeless shelters, retreat centers and schools. You can see Kathy’s personal portfolio of artwork at: