Teen/Adult Visual Arts

Ages 13 and up

Fall 1 Classes

Painter's Guided Open Studio


Come join us in a fun studio class! You will work at your own pace, and paint what you want to paint. The instructor will be on hand to guide and troubleshoot, and answer any questions.

Fridays, 8/13 - 9/17
   10:00am- 12:00pm (Code: 23218)
   Ages 16 and up

Learn to paint with acrylic paints! No drawing or painting skills needed. In this class, you will learn how to paint like a professional artist. Learn all about acrylic paints and supplies, how to mix colors, how to paint wispy clouds and smooth skies, and how to layer your paint colors to get a three-dimensional effect.

Tuesdays, 8/10 - 9/14

   10:00am - 12:00pm (Code: 23219)

   Ages 16 and up

Acrylic Painting for Beginners


Abstracts in Plein Air


Each week we will learn about a different style of

nonrepresentational, or abstract, art and head outside to create our own plein air paintings on the easel.  We will cover everything from post impressionism, to cubism, surrealism, all while learning how different art movements interpreted the world around us. 

Saturdays, 8/14 - 9/11

   12:00pm - 2:00pm (Code: 23549)

   Ages 10 - 15

A Study of Women Painters & Styles


Join us as we discuss and learn about different artists lives and contributions to art. For 5 weeks, we will discuss art, look at 6 to 10 women artists that have been influential in realist impressionist, expressionist art. We will discuss their painting styles, and students will be encouraged to mimic the style of their liking or reproduce a art piece of their choosing.

Mondays, 8/9 - 9/13

   10:00am - 12:00pm (Code: 23215)

   Ages 16 and up

Pottery on the Wheel


A pottery great for beginners and advanced wheel throwers alike. There will also be hand building opportunities in each class as well. Join in the fun!

Tuesdays, 8/10 - 9/14

   10:00am - 12:00pm (Code: 23240)

   6:30pm - 8:30pm (Code: 23241)

   Ages 15 and up

Wednesdays, 8/11 - 9/15

   6:30pm - 8:30pm (Code: 23242)

   Ages 15 and up

Thursdays, 8/12 - 9/16

   10:00am - 12:00pm (Code: 23244)

   6:30pm - 8:30pm (Code: 23245)

   Ages 15 and up

Weekend on the Wheel


Come join us on Saturdays for Weekend on the Wheel. All levels welcome, no experience required.

Saturdays, 8/14 - 9/18

   10:00am - 12:00pm (Code: 23246)

   Ages 15 and up

Brushing up on Basics 


In this six week course, artists will recap basics of watercolor and how to use and handle it’s many properties. Exploring watercolor is half the fun! We will get into artists tools and how to better manipulate your watercolors in fantastic ways!


Thursdays, 8/12 - 9/16

   10:00am - 11:00am (Code: 23247)

   5:30pm - 6:30pm (Code: 23248)

   Ages 14 and up

Manga & Comics Character Drawing


Have fun practicing fundamental drawing skills while designing characters inspired from manga, comics, and cartoons.

Build your illustration skills while drawing anatomy, character poses, and clothing.

Examples and inspirations change for each session.

Wednesdays, 8/11 - 9/16

   6:00pm - 7:30pm (Code: 23547)

   Ages 10 - 18

Animal & Creature Drawing


Have fun sketching real animals and using what you learn to design your own fantasy creatures. Build your illustration skills while drawing anatomy, creature poses, and animal textures. Examples and inspirations change for each session. 

Wednesdays, 8/11 - 9/16

   7:30pm - 9:00am (Code: 23548)

   Ages 10 - 18

Character Drawing  -

Open Studio!


Spend 4 weeks creating one or more character designs with the help of a professional comic book writer/artist!

Wednesdays, 8/11 - 9/1

   5:00pm - 6:00pm (Code: 23250)

   Ages 12 - 17


Plein Air at Smith Gilbert Gardens


Plein Air is the act of painting outdoors. We will meet at the beautiful Smith-Gilbert Gardens, where your instructor will offer plein air tips and a demonstration. This workshop is for intermediate to advanced painters.

Saturday, 8/28

   1:00pm - 5:00pm (Code: 23220)

   Ages 16 and up

Acrylic Painting Workshop (Nature)


Artists will be creating a nature themed painting on canvas over two Saturday's.

Saturday, 8/21 & 8/28

   12:00pm - 1:30pm (Code: 23461)

   Ages 14 and up

Teen Social - Spray Paint Galaxy


Students will be using a variety of spray painting techniques to create a realistic galaxy painting.

Thursday, 8/12

   2:00pm - 3:00pm (Code: 23448)

   Ages 10 - 15

Acrylic Painting Workshop (Fall)


Artists will be creating a Fall themed painting on canvas in just one sitting! Join in the fun, as we get ready for the leaves to fall...

Saturday, 9/4

   11:30am - 2:00pm (Code: 23462)

   Ages 14 and up

Fall Embroidery 


We're heading into fall, with cooler temps and leaves of every color!  Join us as we make beautiful fall leaves and garland embroidery, to get you started for the holidays!

Friday, 8/20

   4:00pm - 5:00pm (Code: 23457)

   Ages 13 - 18

Friday, 9/17

   4:00pm - 5:00pm (Code: 23458)

   Ages 13 - 18

Acrylic Painting Workshop (Great Outdoors)


Artists will be creating an art piece about the great outdoors on canvas in just one sitting! Join in the fun, and appreciate the wondrous nature surrounding us.

Saturday, 9/11

   12:00pm - 2:00pm (Code: 23463)

   Ages 14 and up

Fees listed above are for those residing in Cobb County. For all those living outside Cobb County, additional fees may apply