Arts Education and Classes


  • Adult Classes
    & Workshops
  • Children's Classes
    & Workshops
  • Teaching
    Artists
  • Art
    Camps

Adult Classes

How to Register

Registrations & Payments are due one week before the first class date.

  1. Click HERE to download the 2015 Class Registration Form.
  2. Upon completion, you may scan and send the form via email to cultureadmin@earthlink.net. Other options of submission: mail registration form to P.O. Box 2018 Douglasville, GA 30133, or drop off form by our office during regular business hours.
  3. To make a payment, find the PayPal button below - clicking it will take you to our PayPal page. In the Description Box, please enter “(Name of Class) – (Name of student),” and continue filling out the payment form. Other options for payment: mail in a check to P.O. Box 2018 Douglasville, GA 30133; drop it off by our office during regular business hours.
  4. You will get a confirmation email from us when we receive the registration form and payment.

Click here for a printable FALL CLASSES flyer

Fall 2015

Explore your creativity with our expert teaching artists! This fall the CAC is offering a variety of classes and some new additions with something for everyone to enjoy – voice, drawing, dulcimer, piano, illustration, cartooning, guitar, strings, vision boards and art design. Come learn with us!

Register & pay online today! Contact the CAC at ArtsDouglas.org or call us at 770.949.2787.
CAC Arts Education programs are made possible with funding assistance from the GreyStone Power Foundation.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS: Become a CAC member at the $30 level or higher, and save 10% on your classes.

We Value the Arts

ART CLASSES

Illustration & Storyboard Art

Intro to Illustration & Storyboard Art – An Introduction
Joseph Falligan, Instructor
Teens & adults
Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
September 1st to October 20th
Design for Comics, Graphic Novels, Medical Illustrations & more! Learn to draw, ink or color comic books or graphic novels, films or animated features from a script and create visual representations of a story. Learn to draw for medical textbooks, advertisements, and exhibits, using traditional and computer-generated images.
$95 for an 8 class session
$60 for 4 classes  session

Vision Boards

Vision Boards
Marigold Edwards, Instructor
Youth and Adults are welcomed
Thursdays, 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Session 1: Sept. 10th & 17th
; Session 2: Oct. 1st & 8th
Session 3: Nov. 5th & 17th; Session 4: Dec. 3rd & 10th
Two interactive classes with an aim of creating an artistic representation of personal and career/educational goals and aspirations by creating vision boards.
Each two-class session is $20.00.

MUSIC CLASSES

Violin / Cello Lessons

Private String Lessons
Eleanor Bennett, Instructor
All ages welcomed
Violin & Viola – Beginners to Advanced
Cello & Bass – Beginners only
Mondays, 1-5:00pm; Wednesdays, 1 – 8:00 pm; Thursdays, 18:00 pm
**Time-slot is arranged with instructor; please call the Arts Council for more information.**
Private lessons will include technique, music reading, music theory, practice and performance. Students perform twice a year in recitals at the CAC and at various events in the community. Students are also encouraged to participate in one of the many youth orchestras in Atlanta and the surrounding community.
$100 per month of weekly 30-minute lessons
$150 per month of weekly 45-minute lessons
$160 per month of weekly 60-minute lessons

Appalachian Mountain Dulcimer Group Lessons

Appalachian Mountain Dulcimer
Group Lessons
Tom Stavran, Instructor
Suitable for all ages
Saturdays, 10 - 11:00am
Aug. 15th /Sept. 12th / October 17th
Learn the basics of the mountain dulcimer, tunings, proper finger techniques, and strumming traditional folk songs.
$5 per lesson

Private Piano & Guitar Lessons

Private Piano & Guitar Lessons
Neil Pollock, Instructor
Ages 8 through adult
Fridays - beginning September 11th
**Time-slot is arranged with instructor; please call the Arts Council for more information.**
Private piano and guitar lessons include technique, music reading, ear training, music theory, practice & performance. Lessons are offered to beginners and others who are continuing their piano and guitar training. All technique levels are welcome.
$100 monthly; 4 weekly 30-minute lessons
$150 monthly; 4 weekly 45-minute lessons


***NEW CLASSES***

Private Voice Lessons
Meagan Mayne, Instructor
Teens and adults
Ongoing monthly classes
Tuesdays, 1:00 – 8:00pm beginning Sept. 1st
Thursdays 4:00 -8:00pm beginning Sept. 3rd

**Time slots are arranged with the instructor; please call the Arts Council for more information.**
Students will learn vocal literature in English as well as other languages such as Italian, French and German. An end of season performance will take place in December.
$150.00 per month; 45 minute lessons

Adult Classes
NOTE: If you are a CAC member, please contact the CAC
to receive your discount for classes and events at
770-949-2787. Please send your registration form to cultureOM@earthlink.net

Children's Classes

How to Register

Registrations & Payments are due one week before the first class date.

  1. Click HERE to download the 2015 Class Registration Form.
  2. Upon completion, you may scan and send the form via email to programmingartsdouglas@earthlink.net. Other options of submission: mail registration form to P.O. Box 2018 Douglasville, GA 30133, or drop off form by our office during regular business hours.
  3. To make a payment, find the PayPal button below - clicking it will take you to our PayPal page. In the Description Box, please enter “(Name of Class) – (Name of student),” and continue filling out the payment form. Other options for payment: mail in a check to P.O. Box 2018 Douglasville, GA 30133; drop it off by our office during regular business hours.
  4. You will get a confirmation email from us when we receive the registration form and payment.

Click here for a printable FALL CLASSES flyer

Fall 2015

Explore your creativity with our expert teaching artists! This fall the CAC is offering a variety of classes and some new additions with something for everyone to enjoy – voice, drawing, dulcimer, piano, illustration, cartooning, guitar, strings, vision boards and art design. Come learn with us!

Register & pay online today! Contact the CAC at ArtsDouglas.org or call us at 770.949.2787.
CAC Arts Education programs are made possible with funding assistance from the GreyStone Power Foundation.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS: Become a CAC member at the $30 level or higher, and save 10% on your classes.

We Value the Arts

ART CLASSES

Illustration & Storyboard Art

Intro to Illustration & Storyboard Art – An Introduction
Joseph Falligan, Instructor
Teens & adults
Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
September 1st to October 20th
Design for Comics, Graphic Novels, Medical Illustrations & more! Learn to draw, ink or color comic books or graphic novels, films or animated features from a script and create visual representations of a story. Learn to draw for medical textbooks, advertisements, and exhibits, using traditional and computer-generated images.
$95 for an 8 class session
$60 for 4 classes session

Classical Drawing Lessons

Classical Drawing Lessons
Keith Wilson, Instructor
For ages 7 -14
Thursdays or Saturdays 10:30am – 12noon
*A minimum of 5 students required for each class, please register early.*
Session 1: Thursdays, Oct. 15th, 22nd and 29th / Nov. 5th, 12th, and 19th (Homeschool Students Special!!)
Session 2: Saturdays: Oct. 10th, 17th 31st/ Nov. 7th, 14th and 21st
This course will introduce drawing fundamentals and advanced drawing techniques using a selection of graphite and charcoal pencils with supporting tools. Students will utilize personal photo references, stocked photo references and life displays. We will explore art techniques of the “Classical Art Masters” that will require problem solving abilities, patience, focus, listening and comprehension skills. During the six week sessions, a few artistically based careers will be profiled giving exposure to lucrative future possibilities within the art world.
$85 for 6 classes (includes all materials)
REGISTRATION DEADLINE –
one week before the first class date.

Vision Boards

Vision Boards
Marigold Edwards, Instructor
Youth and Adults are welcomed
Thursdays, 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Session 1: Sept. 10th & 17th; Session 2: Oct. 1st & 8th
Session 3: Nov. 5th & 17th; Session 4: Dec. 3rd & 10th
Two interactive classes with an aim of creating an artistic representation of personal and career/educational goals and aspirations by creating vision boards.
Each two-class session is $20.00.

Kids Art Class - Cat

Kids Art – An Exploration of American Artists
Jade Weatherington, Instructor
6 – 12 years old
Wednesdays, 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Ongoing monthly classes
Starting Dates: Sept. 2, Oct. 7, and Nov.4
Students will learn about American artists through history and recreate their own versions of the famous works. Students will use a variety of materials, such as watercolor, acrylics, pastels, and other non-traditional materials like plastic forks & Q-tips. (Materials provided)
$80 per month (4 classes)

MUSIC CLASSES

Violin / Cello Lessons

Private String Lessons
Eleanor Bennett, Instructor
All ages welcomed
Violin & Viola – Beginners to Advanced
Cello & Bass – Beginners only
Mondays, 1-5:00pm
Wednesdays, 1 – 8:00 pm
Thursdays, 1 – 8:00 pm
**Time-slot is arranged with instructor; please call the Arts Council for more information.**
Private lessons will include technique, music reading, music theory, practice and performance. Students perform twice a year in recitals at the CAC and at various events in the community. Students are also encouraged to participate in one of the many youth orchestras in Atlanta and the surrounding community.
$100 per month of weekly 30-minute lessons
$150 per month of weekly 45-minute lessons
$160 per month of weekly 60-minute lessons

Appalachian Mountain Dulcimer Group Lessons

Appalachian Mountain Dulcimer
Group Lessions
Tom Stavran, Instructor
Suitable for all ages
Saturdays, 10 - 11:00am
Aug. 15th /Sept. 12th / October 17th
Learn the basics of the mountain dulcimer, tunings, proper finger techniques, and strumming traditional folk songs.
$5 per lesson

Private Piano & Guitar Lessons

Private Piano & Guitar Lessons
Neil Pollock, Instructor
Ages 8 through adult
Fridays, beginsing September 11th
**Time-slot is arranged with instructor; please call the Arts Council for more information.**
Private piano and guitar lessons include technique, music reading, ear training, music theory, practice & performance. Lessons are offered to beginners and others who are continuing their piano and guitar training. All technique levels are welcome.
$100 monthly; 4 weekly 30-minute lessons
$150 monthly; 4 weekly 45-minute lessons


***NEW CLASSES***

Crafty Girls 101 Workshop
Renecia Harmon, Instructor
Ages 5 -11 years old
Open to female students only
Saturdays, 12:00 -2:30pm
Sept. 12th/Sept. 26th/Oct. 10th/Oct. 17th

Sept. 12th – Duct tape development design
Sept. 26th – Charm bracelets and earring design
Oct. 10th – Do-It Yourself stencil/paint T-shirt design
Oct. 17th – Craft flower hair bow design

$120.00 for all (4) sessions or $30.00 each

Private Voice Lessons
Meagan Mayne, Instructor
Teens and adults
Ongoing monthly classes
Tuesdays, 1:00 – 8:00pm beginning Sept. 1st
Thursdays 4:00 -8:00pm beginning Sept. 3rd

**Time slots are arranged with the instructor; please call the Arts Council for more information.**
Students will learn vocal literature in English as well as other languages such as Italian, French and German. An end of season performance will take place in December.
$150.00 per month; 45 minute lessons

Group Voice Lessons
Dileesa Hunter, Instructor
Ages: 7-14 years old
Tuesdays 6:00 -7:15pm beginning September 1st
The focus will be on learning foundational vocal techniques critical to singing success. Group vocalization, singing and breathing exercises and individual work on student’s song of choice will take place. $80.00 per month

Children's Classes
NOTE: If you are a CAC member, please contact the CAC
to receive your discount for classes and events at
770-949-2787. Please send your registration form to cultureOM@earthlink.net

Teaching Artists

Meet Our Teaching Artists:

Eleanor Bennett 1. Eleanor Bennett has a degree in Violin Performance from Georgia State, teaching certification from Michigan State University, and a Masters in Music Education from Georgia State.

 

 


Marigold Edwards2. Marigold Edwards is an educator from London specializing in personal leadership. She travels the world helping children and adults become their better selves.

 

 

 

Joe Falligan3. Joe Falligan, trained as a medical illustrator, is dedicated to working with young people and teaching them to enjoy and learn from their own creativity in the visual arts, especially comic book art.

 

 

Renecia Harmon4. Renecia Harmon has a Masters of Arts in teaching from University of Georgia. She is also the owner of “What She’s Creating” Enterprises that focuses on the joy of Fashion/Art/Design and Food.

 

 

 

Dileesa Hunter5. Dileesa Hunter is excited to teach students of all levels how to perfect their singing voice. She holds a B.A. degree in voice from Kennesaw State.

 

 

 

Meagan Mayne6. Meagan Mayne has performed in approximately 30 US states as well as Poland, Cambodia and Singapore.
She holds a B.A. in music from Valdosta State University.

 

 

 

Neil Pollock7. Neil Pollock has played professionally and has toured extensively throughout the United States and Europe performing solo concerts.

 

 

Tom Stavran 8. Tom Stavran is a dulcimer player who has played in area churches as well as at the Sheep to Shawl weekend at the Atlanta Historical Society. He focuses on traditional folk songs as well as gospel hymns.

 

 

 

Keith Wilson9. Keith Wilson holds a fine arts degree from the Atlanta College of Art. After earning degrees in Landscape Design and Fine Arts, he completed dozens of commissioned art projects.

 

 


Jad Weatherington10. Jade Weatherington has worked as an educator for 8 years and has a license in Family Education. Jade has taught art camps that allow children to freely express themselves while learning about the great American artists.

 

 

 

Want to Teach an Art Class?
Artists or craftspeople interested in teaching a class or workshop are encouraged to contact the Arts Council at 770-949-2787. We are interested in one-session workshops, short-term classes, and semester long classes. We are interested in theatre, dance, literary, musical, visual, and craft disciplines.

Summer Arts Camp

We did it! This year’s “Flashback Art” camp was truly a huge success and a great week for everyone. Stay tuned for more info on the 2016 Summer Arts Camp – you won’t want to miss what we’re planning for next year!

Take a look at a few photos from this year’s art camp and feel free to share them with your Facebook friends!

Click HERE to see photos from the camp during the week.

Summer Arts Camp

 

Click HERE to see photos from the Celebration of Success.

Summer Arts Camp

SPRING BREAK ARTS CAMP

Stay tuned for more info on
the 2016 Spring Break Arts Camp!

Summer Arts Camp

Did you miss the fun this year? Take a look at the photos from this year’s camp on our Facebook page – you won’t want to miss what we’re planning for next year!

Click HERE to see the first of two albums.

Summer Arts Camp

Click HERE to see the second of two albums.

Summer Arts Camp