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About jackikellum

Jacki Kellum is a Fine Artist, a Designer, and also a writer. For one of her graduate programs, she wrote her thesis on William Blake. Like Blake, much of Kellum's work is about childhood and lost innocence. Also like Blake, Kellum strives to both write and illustrate her work. .

Drawing a Butterfly Step by Step

Butterflies are the staples of several different types of painting. We often see them in paintings of the garden, and we also see them in more fantastical settings–i.e. those with fairies. In fact, if you look closely at many of … Continue reading

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Let’s Draw Disney’s Jim Crow

Jim Crow is one of the goofy guys who sings When I See An Elephant Fly in Dumbo. The crows were strutting about, guffawing, and making fun of the ludicrous idea that a fat elephant–even one with big ears–could fly. … Continue reading

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Painting for Tots at Jacki Kellum Studios

Orange Daisies Painted by a 4-Year-Old in a Jacki Kellum Art Class Very young children have a natural ability to paint that they inevitably lose, as they mature.  Parents too often wait until the child is older–in school–even in middle … Continue reading

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Beginning Cartoon Class at Jacki Kellum Studios

Whether you want to draw cartoon faces, fashion models, or more realistic portraits, the first step is that of learning how to place guide lines and then drawing the facial features according to those lines. 609-204-9528 Call or text Jacki Kellum now … Continue reading

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Learn to Draw and Shade in Perspective – Jacki Kellum Studios

This Knight is nothing more than a group of cylinders and spheres that have been drawn and shaded with perspective. 609-204-9528 Call or text Jacki Kellum now to get into a fall art class and learn how to use perspective to make … Continue reading

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Jacki Kellum’s Middle School Girls’ Art Class Is Painting a Girl with a Braid

Painted by 7th Grader Anusha Yangela Drawing and painting people is very frightful for most would-be artists–of all ages; yet, it is a skil needed for almost every art career.  These girls are conquering a huge chunk of the obstacles that … Continue reading

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Jacki Kellum’s Middle School Girls’ Art Class Is Drawing and Painting Faces

Andrea Celestino has begun to paint her mermaid.  Andrea will enter 7th grade in fall. Margot has begun to paint her mermaid.  Margot will enter 6th grade in fall. Jacki Kellum Studios – 609-204-9528 Arya has begun to paint her mermaid. … Continue reading

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