Living Out Loud: Free Art Classes for Fulton County Residents 55+

Expand your artistic horizons with our four different free art classes offered at the Johns Creek Arts Center!  Browse the class descriptions below, and then fill out the webform with your information and the class that interests you.  If you can't see the webform, make sure you're logged in.

Indian Inspired Terracotta Jewelry

Wednesdays 10 AM-12 PM  October 17-December 12

Learn to create stunning pieces of Terracotta jewelry in the traditional Indian manner. Students will be introduced to clay and learn the complete process of creating terra cotta jewelry. Topics include preparation of clay, beadmaking, clay textures and, painting the finished piece. Projects include pendants, earring and, bracelets and other project of the students’ choosing.

A Bit of This, A Bit of That - CLASS IS FULL

Wednesdays 10 AM-12 PM  October 17-December 12

In this project based class students will explore the possibilities and challenges of a different artistic medium each week. Projects include acrylic painting, collage, polymer clay, pottery painting, memory boxes, holiday crafts and more. This is a great opportunity for this novice artist to try out different media.

Intro to Abstract Painting- CLASS IS FULL

Wednesdays 12 PM-2 PM   October 17-December 12

Have you ever wanted to try your hand at abstract painting but did not know where to begin? While it may lack representational subject matter, successful abstract artwork is dependent upon a knowledge of sound artistic principles and techniques experience with painting. This all level course will touch on composition, color theory and handling, and how to achieve depth and painterly surfaces in abstract paintings.


Knit One, Purl Two

Fridays 10 AM-12 PM  October 19-December 14

Have you always wanted to learn how to knit? Did you learn at one time and then forget? Even if you have never picked up a ball of yarn and two needles, we are here for you! Come learn the basics: knit and purl stitch, casting on/binding off, and increasing and decreasing stitches. After learning the basics, students will select and work on individual projects.