ART

CLASSES

Our classes offer an intimate, exceptional learning experience in an inspiring setting with locally and nationally recognized artists and educators.

The Suwanee Arts Center provides an all-around curriculum from novice to advanced levels, and it extends maximum accessibility in a broad range of programs that strive to develop the individual's artistic interests and abilities.

PLEASE NOTE: The Suwanee Arts Center adheres to covid-19 

safety regulations and guidelines. There will be limited seating 

in classroom due to social distancing. Masks will be required. All

necessary precautions will be taken to ensure your class is safe

and enjoyable. 

CALLIGRAPHY CRAFTS CLASS - Students ages 10-14

Learn how to create faux calligraphy using various materials and paint pens. This class will focus on learning calligraphy basics to produce projects.

Dates: CLOSED

Time: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Instructor:  D. Brinkley

Class size: 4 - 8 students

Registration Fee: SAC Member $80          Non- SAC Member $90

Plus $10 supply fee payable to instructor first night of class

CLOSED
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CALLIGRAPHY WRITING CLASS - Adult ages 16+

Learn to write in calligraphy using brush pens. You will learn the basic skills and strokes of Copperplate Calligraphy. Instruction will include how to make gift tags, notecards, envelopes, and signs.

Dates: Wednesdays - March 2, 9, 16, & 23

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Instructor:  D. Brinkley

Class size: 4 - 8 students

Registration Fee: SAC Member $80          Non- SAC Member $90

Plus $10 supply fee payable to instructor first night of class

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DRAWING CLASS - Adults ages 16+ - CLOSED

 

A basic to intermediate class demonstrating to beginners that they CAN draw better than they ever thought and more experienced artists will enjoy and benefit from the drawing exercises and practice. The visual sketching exercises are aimed at increasing proficiency and range from simple to more complex. 

Dates: Thursday, February 3, 10, 17, & 24

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Instructor:  L. Brady

Class size: 6 students

Registration Fee: SAC Member $85          Non- SAC Member $105

Students will be responsible for their own supplies. Sketch pad, drawing pencils, pens, eraser, charcoal, teacher will advise. 

CLOSED
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DRAWING MINI-SERIES - Children ages 6-12

 

During this 4-class mini-series class, children will explore mark making, different drawing materials, the Element of Art Value. Over the course of the 4 classes, we will create still-life drawings and work through the artistic process in our sketchbooks.

Dates: Tuesdays - February 22, March 1, 8, 15

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Instructor:  A. Arnold

Class size: 8 students

Registration Fee: SAC Member $80          Non- SAC Member $90

Supplies: Each child enrolled in this session will need to purchase a Hardbound Sketchbook and bring to the first class. Either 5.5" x 8.5" or 8.5" x 11" sized sketchbook will be helpful. These can be found for a reasonable price at Michael's, Walmart, or other art supply store.

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POTTERY WHEEL CLASS - FULL

 

Learn the basics - throwing bowls, mugs, and cylinders. Glaze your own creations.

Dates: Mondays (8 weeks) January 31 - March 28 (no class on Feb. 14)

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Instructor:  R. Shivers

Class size: 5 students

Registration Fee: SAC Member $205          Non- SAC Member $235

Includes $25 supply fee

CLOSED
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POTTERY WHEEL CLASS - Adults 16+

 

Beginning to intermediate

Learn the basics - throwing bowls, mugs, and cylinders. Glaze your own creations.

Dates: Mondays (6 weeks) January 31 - March 14 (no class on Feb. 14)

Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm 

Instructor:  R. Shivers

Class size: 5 students

Registration Fee: SAC Member $155         Non- SAC Member $175

Includes $25 supply fee

CLOSED
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FUNDAMENTALS OF PHOTOGRAPHY: Adults 18+
Three Month Journey to Improve your Photography



 

Dates: Tuesdays Via ZOOM - 2/15, 3/1, 3/15, 3/29, 4/12, and 5/3

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 

Dates: Saturday Field Trips (in-person) 3/12 and 4/9

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Two personal 1x1 Sessions (ZOOM or in-person in SAC Gallery)

Must have a computer, laptop, or tablet with a microphone and speaker (or headphones/earbuds), good internet connection, and basic user skills navigating the internet.

24 hours of training (21 hours group and 3 hours private)

Instructor:  C. Anderson

Class size: 4-6 students

Registration Fee: SAC Member $330         Non- SAC Member $370

Additional 1x1 sessions are $40/hr with a two-hour minimum ($80 total)

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iPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY - Adults 16+

 

Capture quick photos and up your photocomposition with this photography session using your iPhone/Smartphone. Everyone uses their phone to take memories of family, places, things to remember - now make those photos better!

Dates: Saturday, February 19

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm 

Instructor:  C. Anderson

Class size: 4-6 students

Registration Fee: SAC Member $30         Non- SAC Member $50

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INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL MEDIA FOR ARTISTS - Adults 16+

 

ZOOM CLASS

Facebook and Instagram

Must have a computer, laptop, or tablet with a microphone and speaker (or headphones/earbuds), good internet connection, and basic user skills for navigating the internet.

Dates: Tuesdays, March 8 - March 22

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 

Instructor:  C. Anderson

Registration Fee: SAC Member $40         Non- SAC Member $60

Additional 1x1 sessions (Via ZOOM) are $40/hr

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INTRO TO PHOTOGRAPHY ONE-DAY WORKSHOP 
PART 1 and 2


 

Discounted rate when these two sessions are taken together

Dates: Saturdays, March 26 and May 21

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 

Instructor:  C. Anderson

Class size: 4-6 students

Registration Fee: SAC Member $130         Non- SAC Member $170

INTRO TO PHOTOGRAPHY ONE DAY WORKSHOP

PART 1

Dates: Saturday, March 26

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 

Instructor:  C. Anderson

Class size: 4-6 students

Registration Fee: SAC Member $70         Non- SAC Member $90

Discount if taken with Part 2

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INTRO TO PHOTOGRAPHY ONE-DAY WORKSHOP
PART 2


 

Dates: Saturday, May 21

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 

Instructor:  C. Anderson

Class size: 4-6 students

Registration Fee: SAC Member $70         Non- SAC Member $90

Discount if taken with Part 1

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CLASS & REGISTRATION POLICIES

REGISTRATION

Classes and workshops are filled on a first-come, first served basis.

Please note that no student’s space will be held without FULL PAYMENT of class fees.

Credit card payments accepted through registration on website or by calling 678-878-2818.

CANCELLATIONS

The Suwanee Arts Center reserves the right to cancel any class or workshop due to insufficient enrollment or inclement weather. Full refunds (minus processing fee) are issued for cancelled classes. We make every effort to notify students of postponements and cancellations at least 24 hours before the first scheduled class. Dates and times are subject to change as necessary. The Suwanee Arts Center may elect to postpone a class in order to accept additional registrations to meet minimum enrollment requirements.

REFUNDS

To withdraw from a class and receive a refund, the request must be made at least 7 days prior to the first day of your class.

ABSENTEE POLICY

Make-up classes and credit for missed classes are different for each class. Please see instructor for details.

CLASSES & WORKSHOP POLICIES

We do not provide supervision of children before or after classes. We ask that you arrive promptly to all programs and do not leave children unattended. For parents who are late picking-up their child, Suwanee Arts Center will charge a $1.00 per minute late fee. The Suwanee Arts Center reserves the right to substitute instructors when necessary.

Classes may be canceled due to inclement weather or Gwinnett County Public School weather/holiday closings.