Visual Arts

Classes/Workshops & Registration Portal

To Register for all visual art classes, including adult classes, visit our Registration Portal
or contact Savannah Thomas at or 706.279.3129.

Art Classes for Children

Art for Homeschool Students (520 W Waugh Street)

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 with any questions.

Ages 6-9 Wednesdays 10 am - 12 pm 520 W Waugh St $225/Session $20/Supply Fee
Ages 10-13 Wednesdays 1-3 pm 520 W Waugh St $225/Session $20/Supply Fee


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, ceramics, and sculpture techniques. Each child will create multiple artworks while gaining a better understanding of the creative process. Contact the instructor for each class for additional information:

Sandra Babb at
Megan Walker at

Ages 5-8 Tuesdays 4:15 - 5:15 pm 2518 Cleveland Hwy $115/Session $10/Supply Fee Megan Walker
Ages 9-12 Tuesdays 5:30 - 6:45 pm 2518 Cleveland Hwy $145/Session $10/Supply Fee Megan Walker
Ages 6-13 Wednesdays 4-5 pm 520 W Waugh St $115/Session $10/Supply Fee Sandra Bab

Art Classes for Teens

Mixed Media Class for Teens and Adults

Explore the versatile application of mixed media using combinations of clay, paints, photo images, papers, and sentimental items to create exciting works of art.

Ages 13 Years
and Up
Thursdays 5-6 pm 520 W Waugh St $115/Session $50/Supply Fee Paula Plott Gregg

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 with any questions.

18 Years
and Older
Thursdays 10 am - 12 pm 520 W Waugh St $60/Month
Sandra Babb
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 with any questions.

18 Years
and Older
Thursdays 1 - 3 pm 520 W Waugh St $60/Month
Sandra Babb

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 guest 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 guests, $15 for each additional guests. $100 deposit required to hold the date.

Visual Art Department Guidelines:

Visit our Registration Portal to signup for a class. 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.

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 6th — October 5th

Session 2: October 8th — December 14th
(Please Note: No Classes The Week of Thanksgiving)

Session 3: January 7th — March 8th

Session 4: March 11th — May 17th
(Please Note: No Classes April 1st - 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

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. Visual Art class are billed in session so the Guild must be notified before the next session begins. Students withdrawing from a session after the session has started are responsible for that sessions fees.