Art For The Ages Begins In January

Released December 29, 2017 08:49 AM

Explore your creativity this winter with art programs for all ages, offered by Alpharetta Recreation and Parks at the Crabapple Government Center, 12624 Broadwell Road:

Cartoon Class develops young cartoonist skills by transforming ordinary objects or animals into silly animated characters. Eight-week session for ages 6-10 starts January 9

Create with Me encourages toddlers to explore art basics through painting, shapes and ceramics, with parent participation. Four-week session for ages 2-5 starts January 9

Mini-Art School teaches students how to create beautiful art work using acrylic, fabric, sand, canvas and other art medium. Six-week session for ages 6-9 starts January 11

Drawing for Homeschoolers uses patterning, shading, perspective and color to create unique works and explore art history. Eight-week session for ages 6-10 starts January 12

Creative Playgrounds leads little artists to create a special piece of art each month, with parent participation. Held January 18 for ages 3-5

Teen Drawing, Mixed Media, Portfolio Class is designed to assist students with creating a body of artwork while building on skills. Six-week session for ages 12+ starts January 22

Painting offers instruction in technique at all levels, using oil, acrylic or watercolor to paint from still life or photos, create landscapes or abstracts. Choose classes with instructor Kip Rogers or Maureen Engle. Multi-week sessions for adults start the week of January 8

Master in Me takes students through a study of the styles of master artists, and then to create original painted works. Six-week session for adults starts January 9

Wheel Thrown Pottery focuses on basic techniques for creating clay vessels on the wheel. Eight-week session for adults starts January 9

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For more information on youth or adult art programs, contact or 678-297-6165. Access current recreation program or park updates by liking Alpharetta Recreation on Facebook, following @AlpharettaParks on Twitter, or subscribing to the City of Alpharetta Newsletter.