Visual Arts

Classes/Workshops & Registration Portal

To Register for all visual art classes, including adult classes, visit our Registration Portal

or contact Amanda Brown at amandab@creativeartsguild.org or 706.529.1974.

Art for Homeschool Students
This exploratory class will use various art materials and apply different art techniques to create pieces that are inspired by nature. In addition to making their own masterpieces, students will also look to the past and learn about art history. Contact the instructor, Sandra Babb, at sandra@babb.com with any questions.
6-12 Years Tuesdays 1-3 pm 520 W Waugh St $225/9 Week Session Supply Fee:
$20/Session
Sandra Babb
6-12 Years Wednesday 1-3 pm 520 W Waugh St $225/9 Week Session Supply Fee:
$20/Session
Sandra Babb

 

Discovering art
In this class, children will have the opportunity to learn about art while experimenting with a variety of media. Students will learn how to express their imaginations while exploring drawing, painting, ceramic, and sculpture techniques. Each child will create multiple works of art while gaining a better understanding of the creative process.  Contact the instructor for each class —  Sandra Babb at sandra@babb.com or Megan Walker at meganroddenberrywalker@gmail.com — for additional information.
5-8 Years Tuesdays 4:15-5:15 pm 2518 Cleveland Hwy $115/9 Week Session Supply Fee:
$10/Session
Megan Walker
9-12 Years Tuesdays 5:30-6:30 pm 2518 Cleveland Hwy $115/9 Week Session Supply Fee:
$10/Session
Megan Walker
6-12 Years Wednesdays 4-5 pm 520 W Waugh St $115/9 Week Session Supply Fee:
$10/Session
Sandra Babb
6-12 Years Thursdays 4-5 pm 520 W Waugh St $115/9 Week Session Suppy Fee:
$10/Session
Sandra Babb

 

Improve Your Drawing Skills
This class will explore the fundamentals necessary to improve your drawing skills. Good drawing skills equal a good creative foundation. Elements include — seeing, shapes, relationships, and values. The hope is to inspire students to create good habits based on these fundamentals. Work will be done in graphite, charcoal (med-soft), pen, and Prismacolor pencil. Students can choose to work with all or pick their favorite. Any smooth surface drawing paper or pad (11x14) will do. Students will need to bring their own supplies. Contact the instructor, Noah Stokes, at noahstokes@yahoo.com with any questions.
10 Years
to Adult
Mondays 5:15-6:15 pm 2518 Cleveland Hwy $115/9 Week Session Student
Bring
Supplies
Noah Stokes

 

More Drawing Skills
This class will continue to emphasize the fundamentals of drawing as well as introduce the elements of perspective, composition, gesture, and exaggeration. The hope is to inspire students to create good habits based on these fundamentals.  Work will be done in graphite, charcoal (med-soft), pen, and Prismacolor pencil. Students can choose to work with all or pick their favorite. Any smooth surface drawing paper or pad (11x14) will do. Students will need to bring their own supplies. Contact the instructor, Noah Stokes, at noahstokes@yahoo.com with any questions.
12 Years
to Adult
Mondays 6:15-7:45 pm 2518 Cleveland Hwy $170/9 Week Session Student
Bring
Supplies
Noah Stokes

 

Teen Painting Class
In this class watercolor, acrylic, and oil paints will be introduced and used. While this is a structured course on painting methods, students' interests on subject matters will be taken into consideration. Contact the instructor, Sandra Babb, at sandra@babb.com with any questions.
12 Years
to Adult
Mondays 6:15-7:45 pm 2518 Cleveland Hwy $170/9 Week Session Student
Bring
Supplies
Noah Stokes

 

Art Classes for Adults

Acrylic Painting (Beginner - Advanced)

This course focuses on acrylic painting techniques, materials, color theory, and composition. This course will be taught with the knowledge that discoveries will follow naturally, and technique and color will be emphasized. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced students are welcome. A materials list will be provided. Contact the instructor, Sandra Babb, at sandra@babb.com with any questions.

18 Years
and Older
Thursdays 10 am - 12 pm 520 W Waugh St $135/9 Week Session
Drop-In: $20/Class
Students
Bring
Supplies
Sandra Babb
18 Years
and Older
Thursdays 6:15 - 8:15 pm 520 W Waugh St $135/9 Week Session
Drop-In: $20/Class
Students
Bring
Supplies
Sandra Babb
 
Experimenting with Oils

This class will explore the techniques of the Dutch fine art masters as well as modern day illustrators that use oil — like Bernie Fuchs. The goal will be to create a painting every 2-hour session. Students will need to bring small canvases (9x12 or less), limited palette of color, and a few brushes. Contact the instructor, Noah Stokes, at noahstokes@yahoo.com with any questions.

10 Years
to Adult
Mondays 5:15-6:15 pm 2518 Cleveland Hwy $115/9 Week Session Student
Bring
Supplies
Noah Stokes
 
Drawing Fundamentals

This class will explore the fundamentals of drawing with an emphasis on studying the elements that create a good artistic foundation.  Elements include — seeing, shapes, relationships, and values. The hope is to inspire students to create good habits based on these fundamentals. Work will be done in soft lead (4B+), charcoal (med-soft), and black, brown, or dark gray pastel. Students can choose to work with all three or pick their favorite. Any smooth surface drawing paper or pad (11x14) will do. Students will need to bring their own supplies. Contact the instructor, Noah Stokes, at noahstokes@yahoo.com with any questions.

18 Years
and Older
Mondays 10 am - 12 pm 520 W Waugh St $135/9 Week Session
Drop-in: $20/class
Student
Bring
Supplies
Noah Stokes
 
Life Drawing (All Levels Welcome)

Practice drawing from a live model. While there is no instruction provided, helpful assistance can be given to those who ask. Sketchbooks and drawing materials will not be provided. Contact the instructor, Sandra Babb, at sandra@babb.com with any questions.

18 Years
and Older
Thursdays 1 - 3 pm 520 W Waugh St $135/9 Week Session
Drop-in: $20/class
Student
Bring
Supplies
Sandra Babb
 
Beginner Pottery: 6 Week Sessions

This six-week adult pottery class offers an introduction to clay, hand-building techniques, and the use of the potter's wheel. For questions and more information about the class, contact the instructors, Dan and Mary De Foor, at drdand4@gmail.com.

18 Years
and Older
Mondays:
August 14, 21, 28
September 11, 18, 25
6:30 - 8 pm 520 W Waugh St $115/6 Week Session

Supply Fee:
$30/Session
 

Dan and
Mary DeFoor
 
Intermediate Pottery: 6 Week Sessions

This six-week adult pottery class is designed for the potter with a bit of experience who is looking to spend additional time on the wheel or hand-building.  For questions and more information about the class, contact the instructors, Dan and Mary De Foor, at drdand4@gmail.com.

18 Years
and Older
Mondays:
August 14, 21, 28
September 11, 18, 25
5:30 - 8 pm 520 W Waugh St $150/6 Week Session Supply Fee:
$30/Session
Dan and
Mary DeFoor

 

More Art Opportunities:

Private Art Lessons
Private art lessons are available for students of all ages. With private lessons, the students can concentrate on any medium they choose. The student will meet one-on-one with the art instructor weekly.

If you are interested in taking private art lessons, please call 706.278.0168 or 706.217.6677.
$30 per hour

Art Parties
Celebrate birthdays and other special occasions with an Art Party at the Creative Arts Guild! We can accommodate any age and build a custom themed party and art activity just for you! What medium does the child or adult particularly enjoy? We will create an art activity specifically to fit that interest. The party includes 1 hour of instruction time and all the supplies needed to create a work of art for each kid to take home and an additional 30 minutes for party time. We will supply paper products.

Call  706.278.0168 for more information and to check available times.
$200 for up to ten children, $15 for each additional child. $100 deposit required to hold the date.

Visual Art Department Guidelines:

Registration
Visit our Registration Portal to register for classes under the classes tab at www.creativeartsguild.org. Registration is taken throughout the year and on first come-first served basis. A $30 Yearly Registration Fee will be charged at time of Registration for fall classes. Classes with less than 3 students are subject to close due to low attendance or registration. Families of the closed class will be contacted prior to the last day. Staff members will assist in finding placement in another class.

Sessions and Tuition
Visual Art sessions are 9-weeks. Students enrolling into session classes will be enrolled in all 4 sessions at the time of registration. Your account will automatically be billed for the subsequent sessions two weeks prior to the start date. Subsequent session must be paid the week before the session starts to secure your spot in the class. If payment is not made by the time the session starts, the student will be dropped from the class. This is to ensure fairness to all students as we have waiting lists for several of our classes. If you are not planning on attending all sessions, please let the front desk know so that your spot will be released from future sessions and your account will not be billed.

Session 1:
August 7th –October 5th
Session 2:
October 9th -December 14th (no classes week of Thanksgiving)
Session 3:
January 8th -March 8th
Session 4: March 12th – May 17th (no classes April 2nd-6th)

WE WILL BE CLOSED:
September 4th (make up days will be arranged for these classes)
November 22nd-23rd,
December 18th –January 2nd
April 2nd -5th

Makeup Classes
If a teacher cannot attend a class they will arrange for a substitute and in the event that no substitute can be found, the teacher may offer a makeup class the event that classes are canceled due to inclement weather, classes will be made up at the discretion of the teacher. For more questions about makeup classes or our makeup policy please email amandab@creativeartsguild.org.

Guild Policies and Procedures

Registration Fees
Each Visual Arts, Gymnastics, Dance and Music family is charged a registration fee of $30 per family per year. This fee helps to cover administrative costs, overhead, and to offset the cost of the online registration system throughout the year. This fee also holds your student's spot in their class. Registration fees are billed once yearly per family and covers all members of the household in any Guild classes with which they participate.

Withdrawal Policy
Registering for a class and/or lesson is a commitment to attend as scheduled. If for any reason you or your student cannot continue, the following will apply:

· The parent, guardian or responsible party must notify the Guild through written notice, verbal notice or by using our online system. Accounts are charged for classes until a withdrawal request is received. 30 -day notice must be given for Dance and Music classes that are billed monthly. Gymnastics and Visual Art class are billed in session so the Guild must be notified before the next session begins.

· Students withdrawing from class or lessons with less than 30 -day notice must pay for the following month. If a student is withdrawing from class or lessons with less than 30 days’ notice may be responsible for the following month.

· Students withdrawing from a session after the session has started are responsible for that sessions fees.

To Register For a Class:

· Visit our website at www.creativeartsguild.org and follow the link to “Registration Portal” registration system under the classes tab.

· For information about Art and Music classes, call 706-278-0168.

· For information on Dance or Gymnastics classes, call 706-529-3442, ext. 1

· $30 yearly registration fee will be charged at registration for all classes in Dance, Gymnastics, Music and Visual Arts classes.

· Please see Departmental Guidelines and Policies for more information on session and monthly tuition.