Youth Visual Arts

Ages 4 - 13

Fall 1 Classes

Playin' in the Mud!

$60

Kids get hands on fun time creating new pieces each week, and true artisan experience having pieces glazed and fired!

Wednesdays, 8/11 - 9/15

   11:30am - 12:30pm (Code: 23236)

   Ages 5 - 8

Wednesdays, 8/11 - 9/15

   4:00am - 5:00pm (Code: 23337)

   Ages 6 - 8

Tuesdays, 8/10 - 9/14

   5:30am - 6:30pm (Code: 23339)

   Ages 5 - 8

ARTology

$52.50

Participants will put math and science concepts to work to create unique pieces of art. We will use chemical reactions, laws of physics, and principles of math in a fun, easy to understand and aesthetic way to create!

Mondays, 8/9 - 9/13

   10:00am - 11:00am (Code: 23238)

   Ages 7 - 10

Mondays, 8/9 - 9/13

   11:30am - 12:30pm (Code: 23239)

   Ages 10 - 13

Character Drawing  -

Open Studio!

$42

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

Clay Hand Building

$60

Kids get hands on fun time creating new pieces each week, and true artisan experience having pieces glazed and fired!

Wednesdays, 8/11 - 9/15

   1:00pm - 2:00pm (Code: 23237)

   Ages 10 - 13

Wednesdays, 8/11 - 9/15

   5:30pm - 6:30pm (Code: 23340)

   Ages 9 - 13

Thrusdays, 8/12 - 9/16

   5:30pm - 6:30pm (Code: 23341)

   Ages 9 - 13

Saturdays, 8/14 - 9/18

   10:00am - 11:00am (Code: 23546)

   Ages 6 - 9

Character Drawing 101  - MS

$42

Students will learn the ins and outs of drawing well established characters from a seasoned professional comic book artist.  They will learn and understand

basic anatomy, posing and expression!

Tuesdays, 8/10 - 9/17

   5:30pm - 6:30pm (Code: 23252)

   Ages 10 - 13

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Manga & Comics Character Drawing

$76.50

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

$76.50

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 - 9:00pm (Code: 23548)

   Ages 10 - 18

Abstracts in Plein Air

$86.50

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

Fall 1 wORKSHOPS

Artist's Loft : Mini Bookbinding

$20

We’ll use ancient bookbinding techniques to create our own leather bound journal. We’ll cut, fold, and sew, to make our own sketchbook to take home and fill!

Monday, 8/9

   3:30pm - 4:30pm (Code: 23221)

   Ages 7 - 13

Wednesday, 8/11

   10:00am - 11:00am (Code: 23226)

   Ages 7 - 13

Artist's Loft : Collage – The Matisse Way

$20

Henri Matisse was a famous artist known for his wild shapes and colors. When he was no longer able to paint, he cut-up colorful paper to create his art. We will do our own version of “painting with scissors” to create Matisse style collages.

Monday, 8/16

   3:30pm - 4:30pm (Code: 23222)

   Ages 7 - 13

Wednesday, 8/18

   10:00am - 11:00am (Code: 23227)

   Ages 7 - 13

Mommy & Me Clay Turtles

$20

Little artists will be able to play with clay while sculpting and painting a clay turtle using really simple techniques.

Thursday, 8/12

   10:00am - 11:00am (Code: 23447)

   Ages 3 - 6

Mommy & Me Pastel Beach Scene

$20

Learn to use and blend pastels, while creating a beautiful sunset beach scene, to commemorate the passing summer!

Wednesday, 8/11

   10:00am - 11:00am (Code: 23444)

   Ages 3 - 6

Artist's Loft : Jammin’ Jewelry

$20

We will make several pieces of wearable jewelry including necklaces and bracelets. We will explore making pendants and designing patterns with beads and assemble jewelry we can wear or give away.

Monday, 8/23

   3:30pm - 4:30pm (Code: 23223)

   Ages 7 - 13

Wednesday, 8/25

   10:00am - 11:00am (Code: 23228)

   Ages 7 - 13

Artist's Loft : Under the Sea

$20

Everythings better Down where it's Wetter! We will experiment with hydrophobic and hydrophilic materials to create beautiful underwater imagery.

Monday, 8/30

   3:30pm - 4:30pm (Code: 23224)

   Ages 7 - 13

Wednesday, 9/1

   10:00am - 11:00am (Code: 23227)

   Ages 7 - 13

Clay Planter and Macrame Plant Hanger

$35

Students will sculpt and decorate a simple clay pot, then learn some basic macrame knots to create a cute macrame plant hanger! 

Wednesday, 8/11

   10:00am - 12:00pm (Code: 23445)

   Ages 9 - 12

Saturday, 8/14

   10:00am - 11:00am (Code: 23446)

   Ages 9 - 12

Artist's Loft : SLIME-tastic!

$20

Get creative, and messy, with chemical reactions as we experiment with making different kinds of slime!

Wednesday, 9/8

   10:00am - 11:00am (Code: 23230)

   Ages 7 - 13

Artist's Loft : I can Fly!

$20

We'll make art and a bit of magic to create some flying contraptions that will provide hours of fun even after class ends!

Monday, 9/13

   3:30pm - 4:30pm (Code: 23225)

   Ages 7 - 13

Wednesday, 9/15

   10:00am - 11:00am (Code: 23231)

   Ages 7 - 13

Teen Social - Spray Paint Galaxy

$20

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

Youth Multimedia Floral Canvas 

$27.50

Students will use acrylic paint, paper and other media to make a flower arrangement on canvas.

Thursday, 8/12

   12:00pm - 1:30pm (Code: 23448)

   Ages 6 - 9

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