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 Joi Jamison –Arts Education Coordinator 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 WINTER-SPRING CLASSES flyer

Winter-Spring 2016

Explore your creativity with our expert teaching artists! Come learn with us and get involved.

Register & pay online or in person today! Spaces will fill up fast! Contact the CAC at www.artsdouglas.org or call us at 770.949.2787. For additional information please email Joi Jamison at programmingartsdouglas@earthlink.net.

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 Characters and Creatures Illustration
Joseph Falligan, Instructor
Teens & Adults
S
tudents will create and design characters and creatures for story and comic books. Projects will focus on stylization and anatomy of characters and creature features. Supply list will be issued out once registered.
Tuesdays, 7:30 – 8:30 pm
Session 1: Jan. 12th & 26th/ Session 2: Feb. 9th & 23rd/Session 3: March 8th & 22nd/ Session 4: April 12th & 26th

$40.00 for each 2 class session


Vision Boards

New Year-New You Collage Making (Women Only)
Marigold Edwards, Instructor
Thursdays’ 6:00- 7:30pm
January 28th, February 25th and March 24th

Create an artistic representation of personal, family goals and career aspirations by creating a vision board and collage. The goal is for women to get a clear picture of what they want accomplished in the coming months.
Each session is $10.00 or all three sessions for $30.00 (materials included)


MUSIC CLASSES

Violin / Cello Lessons

Private Strings Lessons
Eleanor Bennett, Instructor
All ages welcomed
Violin & Viola – Beginners to Advance
Cello & Bass – Beginners only
Mondays 2:00 pm -8:00pm –Beginning January 11th
**Time slots are arranged with the instructor.**
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.
$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 (youth and adults)
Saturdays - 11:00am – 12:00noon
January 16th/February 20th/March 26th/April 16th

Learn the basics of the mountain dulcimer, tunings, proper finger techniques, and strumming with traditional folk songs. All acoustic instruments are welcomed.
$5 per lesson

Tom-Dulcimer


Meagan-Voice

Private Voice Lessons
Meagan Mayne, Instructor
Teens and adults
Ongoing monthly classes
Wednesdays, 6:00 – 8:00pm beginning January 13th
**Time slots are arranged with the instructor.**
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 April.
$150.00 per month; 45 minute lessons


***NEW CLASSES***

Bonnie_Hornsby-Pottery

Introduction to Clay
Bonnie Hornsby, Instructor
Adults Only
Tuesdays: 10:00am – 12:00noon
Jan. 19th & 26th /Feb. 16th & 23rd /March 22nd & 29th /April 19th & 26th

In this class students will work on slabs of clay to create functional pieces that can be used in the home. Students will work with stoneware, stamps and textures to make pieces unique to the creator. No experience necessary!
$45.00 per monthly session/$15.00 material fee


Cake Decorating Photo

Cake Decorating and Sculpting
Jalena Simpson, Instructor
Teens and Adults
Mondays 6:00 -9:00pm
Jan. 11th and 18th- Intro to Sculpting, Modeling Chocolate Fondant
Feb. 15th & 22nd – Sculpting a Mythical Creature – Mermaid
March 21st & 28th – Floral Ombre, Chalkboard and Glitter
April 11th & 18th – Sculpting a Mythical Creature- Unicorn

Welcome to the art of cake decorating. Learn how to build your own creative cake toppers using various mediums while assembling 3D figurines and so much more.
January Session Only - $50.00

Note: January session is a basic introductory cake decorating class. All other classes will build off of the intro class. February – April Sessions - $110.00 per month. Materials not included.


Creating Landscapes in Watercolor
Jill Williams, Instructor
Adults Only
Mon. Jan. 25th - Feb. 29th / 12:30 -2:30pm
Students will learn basic and intermediate techniques
to create rich, convincing landscapes in watercolor.
The class will cover drawing, color theory, materials
and techniques to produce (3) landscapes in (6) weeks.
$120.00 for (6) week session/$25.00 supply fee


Intro to Film Theory & Production
Joshua Clay, Instructor
Teens & Adults
Thursdays: 6:00 -7:30pm/Jan. 21st – March 31st
Students will learn the phases of film production as
well as creating an environment where they can
engage and create their own film!
$15.00 per session or $125.00 for (8) sessions

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 Joi Jamison –Arts Education Coordinator 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 WINTER-SPRING CLASSES flyer

Winter-Spring 2016

Explore your creativity with our expert teaching artists! Come learn with us and get involved.

Register & pay online or in person today! Spaces will fill up fast! Contact the CAC at www.artsdouglas.org or call us at 770.949.2787. For additional information please email Joi Jamison at programmingartsdouglas@earthlink.net.

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

Classical Drawing Lessons

Classical Drawing Lessons
Keith Wilson, Instructor
Ages 7 -14 years old
Thursdays or Saturdays, 11:00am – 12:30pm
*A minimum of 5 students required for each class, please register early.*
Session 1: Thursdays: Jan. 21st, 28th/ Feb, 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th (Homeschool Students Special!)
Session 2: Saturdays: Jan. 16th, 23rd, 30th/ Feb. 6th, 13th and 20th
An introduction to drawing fundamentals and advanced techniques
using a selection of graphite and charcoal pencils with supporting tools, utilizing personal photo references, stocked photo references and life displays. Explore art techniques of the “Classical Art Masters” that require problem solving abilities, patience, focus, listening and comprehension skills. A few artistically based careers will be profiled giving exposure to lucrative future possibilities within the art world.
$85 for 6 class session (includes all materials)
REGISTRATION DEADLINE – one week before the first class date.

Keith-Draw


Illustration & Storyboard Art

Intro to Characters and Creatures Illustration
Joseph Falligan, Instructor
Teens & Adults
Tuesdays, 7:30 – 8:30 pm
Session 1: Jan. 12th & 26th/ Session 2: Feb. 9th & 23rd/Session 3: March 8th & 22nd/ Session 4: April 12th & 26th

$40.00 for each 2 class session


Vision Boards

New Year-New You Collage Making (Women Only)
Marigold Edwards, Instructor
Thursdays’ 6:00- 7:30pm
January 28th, February 25th and March 24th

Create an artistic representation of personal, family goals and career aspirations by creating a vision board and collage. The goal is for women to get a clear picture of what they want accomplished in the coming months.
Each session is $10.00 or all three sessions for $30.00 (materials included)


MUSIC CLASSES

Violin / Cello Lessons

Private Strings Lessons
Eleanor Bennett, Instructor
All ages welcomed
Violin & Viola – Beginners to Advance
Cello & Bass – Beginners only
Mondays 2:00 pm -8:00pm –Beginning January 11th
**Time slots are arranged with the instructor.**
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.
$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 (youth and adults)
Saturdays - 11:00am – 12:00noon
January 16th/February 20th/March 26th/April 16th

Learn the basics of the mountain dulcimer, tunings, proper finger techniques, and strumming with traditional folk songs. All acoustic instruments are welcomed.
$5 per lesson

Tom-Dulcimer


Meagan-Voice

Private Voice Lessons
Meagan Mayne, Instructor
Teens and adults
Ongoing monthly classes
Wednesdays, 6:00 – 8:00pm beginning January 13th
**Time slots are arranged with the instructor.**
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 April.
$150.00 per month; 45 minute lessons

***NEW CLASSES***

Ballet & Movement Photo

Mommy and Me Ballet & Movement
Kaitlyn Middlebrook , Instructor
Children 22 months old – 3 years old and their mothers
Saturdays, 10:00 -10:30am
Jan. 16th, 23rd, 30th/Feb. 6th, 20th and 27th

Parents and tots will explore rhythms, music and movement by using props and recorded music. Have fun by exploring different ways to move in a safe environment. Parent and child will also be introduced to the basics of ballet.
$90.00 for full (6) sessions


Music for Little Mozart
Meagan Mayne, Instructor
Ages: 4-6 years old
Wednesdays 5:00 -6:00pm/ January 13th – March 16th
Classroom music instruction will be provided and its comprehensive approach to musical learning that develops singing, movement and listening skills.
$100.00 for full (10) week session


Paper Crafting Photo

The Art of Paper Crafting
Marilyn Viruet, Instructor
Ages: 8 -12 years old/Pre-Registration Required!
Tuesday: 6:00 – 7:30pm: beginning January 12th
Students will transform their favorite paper into beautiful decorations and fun décor, stationary and so much more.
$20.00 per class **materials not included**


Cake Decorating Photo

Cake Decorating and Sculpting
Jalena Simpson, Instructor
Teens and Adults
Mondays 6:00 -9:00pm
Jan. 11th and 18th- Intro to Sculpting, Modeling Chocolate Fondant
Feb. 15th & 22nd – Sculpting a Mythical Creature – Mermaid
March 21st & 28th – Floral Ombre, Chalkboard and Glitter
April 11th & 18th – Sculpting a Mythical Creature- Unicorn

Welcome to the art of cake decorating. Learn how to build your own creative cake toppers using various mediums while assembling 3D figurines and so much more.
January Session Only - $50.00

Note: January session is a basic introductory cake decorating class. All other classes will build off of the intro class. February – April Sessions - $110.00 per month. Materials not included.


Intro to Film Theory & Production
Joshua Clay, Instructor
Teens & Adults
Thursdays: Jan. 21st - March 17th 6:00 -7:30pm/ ***No class on Feb. 25th***
Learn the many phases of film production as well as creating an environment to engage and eventually create your own film! Ready…Set…Action!
$15.00 per session/$115.00 for full (8) sessions


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.

 

 

 

Joshua Clay 2. Joshua Clay is a native of Douglasville, GA. He holds a BA in Mass Communications from GCSU. He is an accomplished writer, actor, film producer and director. He is interested in history, philosophy and cultures. He is also conversational in French.

 


Marigold Edwards

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

 

 

 

Joe Falligan4. Joseph Falligan, trained as a medical illustrator. He 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.

 


 

Bonnie Hornsby 5. Bonnie Hornsby, has been working with clay for 14 years and teaching classes for the past 5 years. She works primarily with stoneware and makes functional and decorative work. In her classes she teaches both hand building and wheel work.

 

 

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.

 

 

 

Kaitlyn Middlebrook 7. Kaitlyn Middlebrook, a Kennesaw State graduate, has received technical dance training in all forms. She has performed with the KSU dance company as well as many other professional companies.

 

 

 

Jalena Simpson8. Jalena Simpson holds a BFA degree specializing in Graphic Design and Photography from American InterContinental University. Self-taught cake enthusiast with a passion for creative and unique designs. She has her own business where she creates logos, event décor, as well as designing edible one of a kind cakes and sweets for all occasions.

 

Tom Stavran 9. 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.

 

 

 

Mariyln Viruet 10. Marilyn Viruet, is a Kennesaw State graduate and a passionate paper craft artist who specializes in very unique paper flowers. She is originally from Puerto Rico. She is the owner of a crafting studio “Stylish Party” in Villa Rica, GA. As an event planner she loves to teach, decorate and make pretty things with recyclable materials.

 

Jill Williams 11.Jill Williams has a BFA in Painting. She has worked as an illustrator, graphic designer, stained glass artist as well as art instructor for over 20 years. She currently works as a freelance artist and art instructor in Villa Rica, GA.

 

 

Keith Wilson 12. Keith Wilson holds a fine arts degree from the Atlanta College of Art and later earning degrees in Landscape Design and Fine Arts. He has completed dozens of commissioned art projects.

 

 


Want to Teach an Arts Class at the CAC?
Artists interested in teaching an art class or workshops are encouraged to contact the Arts Council at 770-949-2787 or email Arts Education Coordinator: Joi Jamison at programmingartsdouglas@earthlink.net. We are always looking for new teachers who are eager and passionate about teaching the arts.

SPRING BREAK ARTS CAMP

Spring Break Arts Camp
April 4 – 8, 2016
Deer Lick Park
Monday-Friday; 9am-4pm
$125 ($115 CAC Members)

How to Register

1. Click HERE to download the Registration Form.
2. Upon completion, you may scan and send the form via email to Joi Jamison –Arts Education Coordinator 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 “SBAC – (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.

Spring Break Art Camp 5

April 4-8, 2015 is Spring Break Arts Camp at Deer Lick Park, an all-day, all-week arts exploration led by TellTale Theatre, dancer Joi Jamison, vocal teacher Megan Mayne, visual artist Nicole Hale, and photographer Cristhtian Perez Molina. Camp is from 9am-4pm with a culminating showcase of students’ work on Friday at 6pm. Camp is $125 per student ($115 for CAC members) and there is also a $5 discount for siblings.

Spring Break Art Camp 4

Spring Break Art Camp 1

Spring Break Art Camp 2

Spring Break Arts Camp

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