Every Child's an Artist at Alpharetta Art Center

Released August 18, 2017 11:24 AM

Young artists get creative with enrichment programs offered by Alpharetta Recreation and Parks:

Create with Me lets little ones discover fun in creating themed art projects together with a parent. Tuesday, 9:45-10:45am. Four-week sessions for ages 2-5 start on September 5 or October 3

Mini-Art School teaches how to transform acrylic, fabric, sand, canvas, and other materials into a piece of beautiful art. Thursday, 4-5pm. Six-week session for ages 6-9 starts September 7

Drawing for Homeschoolers uses patterning, shading, perspective and color to create unique works of art, explore art history, and draw portraits, landscapes, and a few cartoons. Friday, 12-1:15pm. Multi-week session for ages 6-10 starts September 8

Creative Playground leads little artists to create a special piece of art each month with parent participation. For ages 3-5, from 10:30-11:30am on Thursday, September 21

Creative Claywork lets young sculptors enjoy working with clay to create whimsical projects or decorative pieces. Tuesday, 4-5:30pm. Eight-week session for ages 6-12 starts September 5

Teen Drawing, Mixed Media, Portfolio Class is designed to assist students in building a body of work to incorporate into a portfolio, using hands-on instruction, demos and diverse media. Monday, 5:30-7:30pm. Multi-week session for ages 12+ starts September 11

Cartoon Class develops young cartoonist skills by learning to draw exaggerated facial features, illustrate movement or sound effects, and create silly animated characters. Tuesday, 4:15-5:30pm. Eight-week session for ages 6-10 starts September 5

Artz for the Harp uses child-friendly instruments to create music and play in ensemble setting. For beginning level musicians ages 6-12. Thursday, 4-5pm. Multi-week session starts September 7

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