2nd Quarter 2024 Art and Craft Classes

You must be a member of a Fulton County Multipurpose Senior Center and registration is required for all in-person classes.
Below is a listing of the Art and Craft Classes that are being given in the 2nd Quarter 2024 (April to June).

 

Next: Thu, 04/11/2024 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Benson Center Wheel Throwing Studio
Day(s): Thursday
Class schedule, time: 10:00am to 2:00pm
Class schedule, dates: 04/04/24 to 06/13/24

Class Size: 6

"Prerequisite" - Beginner Wheel Pottery, or prior experience.
The student should be able to center clay on the wheel with minimum difficulty and have working knowledge of throwing clay on the wheel.
Note: If you have pain in hands, elbow, shoulder, or a weakness in arms or back this may not be an ideal class for you.

Instructor(s): Gail Land
Program: Art and Craft
Location: Heavy Art Room
Next: Tue, 04/09/2024 - 10:00am to 3:30pm
Fiber Arts: Basic Sewing
Day(s): Tuesday
Class schedule, time: 10:00am to 3:30pm
Class schedule, dates: 04/09/24 to 06/11/24

Class Size: 6

Come and learn some basics of sewing.
Learn to thread a machine and basic sewing methods.
Some of the projects and techniques we will learn are French seams, basic mending - hemming, buttons/Velcro, mending, fabric pairing for each project, market bag/tote, travel roll up.
Limited space.
Participants are welcomed to bring their machines.

Note: We will take lunch breaks from Noon to 3:30pm.

Instructor(s): Lisa Rochon
Program: Art and Craft
Location: Craft Room
Next: Mon, 04/15/2024 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
creative brush
Day(s): Monday
Class schedule, time: 10:00am to 12:00pm
Class schedule, dates: 04/01/24 to 05/20/24

Class Size: 10

An introductory class to the techniques and wonderful world of painting with acrylics. Choice of painting from a still life or images of your choice.

Instructor(s): Bonnie Diamond
Program: Art and Craft
Location: Painting Studio
Next: Mon, 04/15/2024 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
creative brush
Day(s): Monday
Class schedule, time: 10:00am to 12:00pm
Class schedule, dates: 04/01/24 to 05/20/24

Class Size: 10

An introductory class to the techniques and wonderful world of painting with acrylics. Choice of painting from a still life or images of your choice.

Instructor(s): Bonnie Diamond
Program: Art and Craft
Location: Painting Studio
Next: Tue, 04/09/2024 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Basic Hand Building in Clay
Day(s): Tuesday
Class schedule, time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Class schedule, dates: 04/02/24 to 05/21/24

Class Size: 8

Hand-building is using your hands and tools to form an object out of clay.
It involves pinch pottery, coil, or slab building.
Student will learn terms used in ceramics.
No experience necessary, class is for beginners.

Instructor(s): Bonnie Diamond
Program: Art and Craft
Location: Ceramics Room
Next: Mon, 04/15/2024 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Beginner Pottery
Day(s): Monday
Class schedule, time: 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Class schedule, dates: 04/01/24 to 05/20/24

Class Size: 7

Students will learn the basics of wheel throwing, centering, pulling, shaping, trimming, and glazing.
No previous knowledge is necessary.

Instructor(s): Miranda Smith
Program: Art and Craft
Location: Heavy Art Room
Next: Fri, 04/12/2024 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Chess with Tony
Day(s): Friday
Class schedule, time: 10:00am to 12:00pm
Class schedule, dates: 04/05/24 to 06/14/24

No registration required.
Come play chess, a game played by millions worldwide.

Instructor(s): Tony Shibona
Program: Art and Craft
Location: Game Room
Next: Mon, 04/15/2024 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Day(s): Monday
Class schedule, time: 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Class schedule, dates: 04/01/24 to 05/20/24

Class Size: 10

Have an hour to spare?
Join us as we take a creative break this session and dabble in a little bit of everything.
We will meet to be creative and create a piece of art in an hour that you can take with you...
Let’s have some fun!

Instructor(s): Miranda Smith
Program: Art and Craft
Location: Ceramics Room
Next: Wed, 04/10/2024 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Creative Writing
Day(s): Wednesday
Class schedule, time: 10:00am to 12:00pm
Class schedule, dates: 04/03/24 to 06/12/24

Class Size: 10

A forum for experienced writers to share various forms of writing with peers to give and receive feedback.This class includes writing tips and an offsite workshop visiting writing professionals.

Instructor(s): Jill Beerman
Program: Art and Craft
Location: Craft Room
Next: Thu, 04/11/2024 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Genealogy
Day(s): Thursday
Class schedule, time: 10:00am to 12:00pm
Class schedule, dates: 04/04/24 to 06/13/24

Class Size: 10

A laptop computer is necessary for this class - cannot be done on a phone but you can use written charts or enter your tree on a genealogy website and work from that.
This class will show you how to access records that will put you onto a road of discovery as to who you really are.
It will also help you to organize family records and pictures.
Discover and document your family history and leave a record for your children.
You and your family are a part of history! 

Instructor(s): Dee Notaro
Program: Art and Craft
Location: Conference Room A and B
Next: Tue, 04/09/2024 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Mahjong
Day(s): Tuesday
Class schedule, time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Class schedule, dates: 04/02/24 to 06/11/24

Class Size: 16

Mahjong is an ancient Chinese tile game, but here we play the American version.
Open to experienced players only (No beginners).

Instructor(s): Viola Howard & Sylvia Roundtree
Program: Art and Craft
Location: Game Room
Next: Mon, 04/15/2024 - 9:30am to 11:30am
Day(s): Monday
Class schedule, time: 9:30am to 11:30am
Class schedule, dates: 04/01/24 to 05/20/24

Class size: 12

Come join us as we delve into color!
We will be using different mediums to create fun projects focusing on the use of color.
If you have always been eager to play with color in different formats, then this class is for you.

Instructor(s): Miranda Smith
Program: Art and Craft
Location: Craft Room
Next: Wed, 04/10/2024 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Day(s): Wednesday
Class schedule, time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Class schedule, dates: 04/03/24 to 06/12/24

Class Size: 8

For anyone who does Needlepoint, Cross-stitch, or Embroidery, and enjoys social interactions while stitching their own projects.

Instructor(s): Shirley Dobson
Program: Art and Craft
Location: Craft Room
Next: Fri, 04/12/2024 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Day(s): Friday
Class schedule, time: 11:00am to 3:00pm
Class schedule, dates: 04/05/24 to 06/14/24

The student should be able to center clay on the wheel with minimum difficulty and have strong working knowledge of throwing clay on the wheel.
Note: This is not an instructor led class, you will be working on your own during studio hours.
If you have pain in hands, elbow, shoulder, or weakness in arms or back this may not be an ideal option for you.

Instructor(s):
Program: Art and Craft
Location: Heavy Art Room

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