Cobb County P.A.R.K.S. Withdrawal and Refund Policy

Registration fees are 100% refundable when the department cancels the activity. A participant wishing to withdraw from a class that has not been cancelled by the department must provide a request at least seven days before the scheduled start of the class. They may receive 100% credit to the family’s account or may request a refund. Within the week prior to the scheduled start of a class refund/credits will not be given except for verified medical/hardship cases. Refunds for payment made by cash or check will be received approximately 2-4 weeks after the refund is requested.  Senior Services Special Events and Trips are non-refundable.


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ADULT CLASSES

Pottery for Adults

Clay supply list is online at theartplace.us

Beginning and Intermediate Pottery (age 16+)
Beginner and intermediate students alike are welcome to learn and create pottery on the wheel. 8 weeks.
Class Fee: Resident 106.00   Non-Resident 131.00   Supply Fee 25.00
Making Pots with Ann and Renee
9981     Tuesdays   January 10-February 28         10:30am-12:30pm
Pottery with Renee
9959     Tuesdays   January 10-February 28         7:00-9:00pm
Pottery with Darra
10008   Wednesdays   January 11-March 1          7:00-9:00pm
Pottery with Renee
10005   Thursdays   January 12-March 2             7:00-9:00pm

Intermediate Handbuilding Techniques with Darra (age 18+)
Students will be given instruction for handbuilding projects that focus on learning and combining intermediate pottery techniques. 8 weeks.
9977     Wednesdays   January 11-March 1          10:00am-12:30pm
Class Fee: Resident 120.00   Non-Resident 145.00  Supply Fee 32.00

Creative Sculpture (age 18+)
Release your inner artist while learning easy ways to sculpt. We will explore form and function while creating fun and useful clay projects. 8 weeks.
9971     Mondays   January 9-March 6     10:00am-12:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 106.00   Non-Resident  131.00   Supply Fee 25.00

Raku Workshop (age 16+)
This workshop is for people who have already experienced Raku. No beginners please. Bring 8-10 bisque pieces; please use raku clay. Glaze night optional. 1 day. Taught by Renee Speenburgh.
10296   Saturday    March 4    10:00am-5:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 65.00   Non-Resident 90.00   Supply Fee 10.00

Visual Art for Adults

Beginning Portraiture (age 14+)
This class will give the basics in portrait drawing and figure framing. Shading and likeness will be our focus in portrait. Shading and anatomy will be our figure focus. Supply list available online at theartplace.us. 8 weeks. Taught by Kip Rogers.
9960     Tuesdays   January 10-February 28         6:30-8:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 80.00   Non-Resident 105.00

Glass Elements: Fusing and Slumping (age 14+)
Create your own masterpiece with glass fusing and slumping techniques. For those with previous experience who want to make larger more intricate works. Projects ready two weeks after the last class. All Levels welcome. Supply List will be distributed at the first class. 4 weeks. Taught by Teresa Barnes.
Class Fee: Resident 100.00  Non-Resident 125.00
9975     Tuesdays   January 10-31                      10:00am-12:30pm
9976     Tuesdays   February 7-28               10:00am-12:30pm

Discover Drawing for Adults (age 16+)
Learn drawing basics and fundamentals while exploring interesting subject matter. Weekly exercises are sure to build skill and enjoyment of drawing. Supply list online. 8 weeks.
9972     Tuesdays   January 17-March 7              2:30-4:30pm
Class Fee: Resident  96.00  Non-Resident  121.00

Beginning Watercolor (age 16+)
Beginning watercolor students will enjoy individual attention as they study design, color and general watercolor techniques. Instructor will provide plenty of demonstrations and instruction. Supply list online at theartplace.us. 8 wks. Taught by Audrey McSorely.
9958     Wednesdays   January 11-March 1          10:00am-12:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 96.00  Non-Resident 121.00

Intermediate Watercolor Painting (age 16+)
Intermediate watercolor students will enjoy the individual attention as they study design, color and general watercolor techniques. 8 weeks. Taught by Karen Bradshaw.
9980     Thursdays   January 12-March 2             10:00am-12:30pm
Class Fee: Resident 150.00   Non-Resident 175.00

Painting with Oil & Acrylics (age 16+)
Whether a beginner or experienced artist come and enjoy painting in a relaxed studio style atmosphere. Instructor may include painting with other materials and textures. Supply list online. Taught by Donna Shiver. 8 weeks.
10002   Thursdays   January 12-March 2             7:00-9:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 96.00   Non-Resident 121.00

Oil & Acrylics with Kip Rogers (age 14+)
Class is conducted with a studio feel. All levels and intermediate classes are listed below. Supply list online at theartplace.us. 8 weeks.
Class Fee: Resident 96.00  Non-Resident 121.00
9957 Monday  January 9-March 6          10:00am-12:00pm (Beginner)
9979 Monday  January 9-March 6          12:00-2:00pm (Intermediate)
Class Fee: Resident  90.00  Non-Resident 115.00
9955  Monday  January 9-March 6           6:30-8:00pm (All Levels)

Creative Digital Photography (age 16+)
This class is designed to take the mystery out of operating all the great features of your digital camera. We will cover basic techniques beyond shooting in the ‘automatic’ mode; lens selection, creative lighting and more. Bring your digital camera (SLR type, advanced point & shoot, or mirrorless/four thirds) and instruction book. 3 weeks. Taught by David Batley.
Class Fee: Resident 59.00  Non-Resident 84.00
9968     Thursdays     January 19-February 2           7:00-9:00pm

Beg./Int. Mosaics with Julie Mazzoni (age 12 +)
Students will work on instructor-provided projects with guidance in cutting and layering techniques with dazzling results! 6 weeks.
9984     Tuesdays   January 10-February 14         5:00-7:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 135.00   Non-Resident 160.00   Supply Fee 20.00

Figure Drawing (age 15+)
In this class we will study the figure from photos to the live model. Learning to draw the figure first then moving to the finished work. A model fee of $25 will be divided between students when present). Supply list available online at www.theartplace.us! 8 weeks. Taught by Kip Rogers.
10309  Thursdays    January 12-March 2   1:00-2:30pm
Class Fee: Resident 90.00    Non-Resident 115.00

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YOUTH CLASSES

Pottery for Youth

Clay 101 Fun (age 5-7)
Come play in the clay and learn all about its properties. We will learn handbuilding techniques while making fun projects. 8 weeks.Taught by Anne Berman.
9964     Tuesdays    January 10-February 28    3:30-4:30pm
Class Fee: Resident  84.00  Non-Resident 109.00  Supply Fee 20.00

Clay 102 Fun (age 8-12)
Learn to refine your handbuilding skills in this hands on, fun class. We will pinch, coil, slab and extrude while we make our clay projects. 8 weeks.Taught by Anne Berman.
9965     Tuesdays    January 10-February 28   4:45-6:00pm
Class Fee: Resident  95.00  Non-Resident 120.00    Supply Fee 20.00

Clay Creations: Intro to Clay! (age 7-11)
In this intro into clay class your young artist will learn basic skills to create animals, decorative pieces, garden objects and more! Clay is a great way to develop cognitive and manipulative skills in young hands. 8 weeks. Taught by Anne Berman.
9966     Wednesdays    January 11-March 1    3:30-4:30pm
Class Fee: Resident  85.00  Non-Resident 110.00  Supply Fee 16.00

Wild on the Wheel (age 9-15)
Children will explore the exciting experience of throwing on the wheel. Students are required to bring a towel to each class. 8 weeks. Taught by Darra Jannuzzo.
10010   Wednesdays    January 11-March 1    5:00-6:30pm
Class Fee: Resident 90.00  Non-Resident 115.00  Supply Fee 25.00

Clay Experience (age 4-7)
Come and join us as we create a one of a kind clay project in two weeks!
In this hand-build ceramics workshop students will experience clay through making a project taught by the teacher. Students will either use slab, pinch or coil rolling skills. Basic techniques will be used to build simple yet fun art pieces. Dress to get messy. 2 weeks.
9967     Thursdays   January 26- February 2    3:00-4:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 20.00    Non-Resident 40.00   Supply Fee 5.00

Mommy & Me Clay Play (age 3-5)
Following the Instructor’s step-by-step instruction, you and your child will learn how fun it is to play in clay. Each project will be glazed, fired and ready to pick up 2-3 weeks after class. 1 day.
9982     Saturday    January 28     11:00am-12:00pm
9983     Saturday    February 11   11:00am-12:00pm
Class Fee:  Resident 18.00   Non-Resident  36.00  Supply Fee: 2.00

Drama for Youth

Creative Dramatics (age 4-9)
Creative Dramatics is an intensive drama class that approaches the fundamentals of drama in a unique and creative way. The last class will serve as a demonstration for friends and family. 8 weeks. Taught by Beth Anderson.
9969    Saturdays    January 14-March 4    10:00-11:00am (age 4-6)
9970    Saturdays    January 14-March 4    11:00-12:00pm (age 7-9)
Class Fee: Resident 75.00  Non-Resident 100.00

Young Actors Performance Academy I (age 6-8)
In this 8 week theater focused class we will introduce students to stage direction, acting exercises, improvisation, storytelling, and place/imagination work. 8 weeks. Taught by Shirnest Tolbert.
10011    Thursdays    January 12-March 2    5:00-6:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 85.00  Non-Resident 110.00

Young Actors Performance Academy II (age 9-14)
In this 8 week class students learn to apply their technique work (from YAPA I) to a variety of scripts. The final day will be a presentation for parents. 8 weeks. Taught by LeeAnna Lambert.
10012    Tuesdays    January 17-March 7  5:00-6:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 85.00   Non-Resident 110.00

YAPA – How to Audition (age 9-17)
In this 8 week theater focused class we will introduce students to stage direction, acting exercises, improvisation, storytelling, and place/imagination work. Taught by LeeAnna Lambert. 8 weeks.
10248   Tuesdays    January 17-March 7     6:00-7:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 85.00    Non-Resident 110.00

One on One Lessons for Youth
Do you have a young musician who would like extra time to improve skills already learned? In these 30 minute sessions, whether your child is a beginner or intermediate student in piano or voice, our instructors will help them advance through lessons and exercises appropriate for their level. Each time have a barcode assigned for your convenience. More times may be added if the instructor is available. 8 weeks.
Class Fee: Resident $200.00      Non-Resident $225.00

Piano or Vocal Lessons (9+) with Genevieve Cardos
Thursdays    January 12-March 2
9987    3:00-3:30pm
9988    3:30-4:00pm
9989    4:00-4:30pm
9990    4:30-5:00pm
9991    5:00-5:30pm
9992    5:30-6:00pm
9993    6:00-6:30pm
9994    6:30-7:00pm
9995    7:00-7:30pm

Visual Art for Youth

Acrylic and Watercolor Painting (age 6-10)
All kids have used some form of water-based paint. Come explore acrylic and watercolor technique with a step by step format. A finished painting each week! 8 weeks. Taught by Kip Rogers.
9954    Tuesdays    January 10-February 28    3:30-4:45pm
Class Fee: Resident 82.00   Non-Resident 107.00

Basic Drawing for Youth (age 9-14)
Basic drawing is our focus in this class from shading to perspective with different mediums. Explore technical and creative aspects of drawing. 8 weeks. Taught by Kip Rogers
9956    Tuesdays    January 10-February 28  4:45-6:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 90.00   Non-Resident 115.00

Discover Drawing for Teens (age 12-17)
Learn drawing basics and fundamentals while exploring interesting subject matter. Weekly exercises along with those of longer duration will build skill and confidence level. Supply list online at theartplace.us. 8 weeks. Taught by Anita Hunter.
9973    Wednesdays    January 11-March 1    6:45-8:45pm
Class Fee: Resident 96.00   Non-Resident 121.00

Illustration Arts with Heather Lund (age 10-14)
This class will teach illustration techniques meant to define each student as an individual artist, helping them discover, shape and brighten their personal style. There will be a strong focus on sketchbook usage and Subliminal Drawing, a mark form of art. Supply List is provided at the first class. 8 weeks.
9978    Thursdays    January 12-March 2    5:00-6:30pm
Class Fee: Resident 96.00   Non-Resident 121.00

My 1st Drawing & Multi-Media Class with Ms. Nelah (age 4-5)
Do you have a preschooler or kindergartener that finds joy in art and would like a chance to learn simple, easy to repeat drawing and multi-media lessons? This class not only includes drawing but introduction to watercolor, oil or chalk pastels, and markers in a multi-media lesson format. Weekly lessons come home ready for posting on the fridge! Fun will be the rule of the day while they work on cognitive and manipulative skills! 5 weeks.
9986    Wednesdays    February 1-March 1  3:45-4:45pm
Class Fee: Resident 55.00   Non-Resident 80.00

Guided Drawing Cartoons, Drawing & Painting (age 8-12)
With guided instruction the class will cover a wide range of subjects to include cartoons, still-life and more. This is a process oriented drawing and painting class. Skill acquisition and creative expression will be encouraged in a fun-filled learning environment. This class may be repeated as content changes. 4 weeks. Taught by Stephanie McFerrin.
9961    Thursdays    February 9-March 9        5:00-6:00pm

Drawing and Painting for Youth (age 8-14)
Kids love drawing and painting. In this class we will paint one week and draw the next, learning basic techniques along the way. Creativity and craftsmanship will be encouraged. 8 weeks. Taught by Kip Rogers.
9974    Mondays    January 9-March 6   4:45-6:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 78.00   Non-Resident 103.00

Water Based Painting for Early Artists (age 5-9)
Learn the fundamentals of drawing and painting in a fun learning environment. This class will teach line, shape, color and texture. 8 weeks. Taught by Kip Rogers.
10007    Mondays    January 9-March 6    3:30-4:45pm
Class Fee: Resident 82.00   Non-Resident 107.00

Picasso Toddlers Mommy & Me (age 2-3)
We will  have lots of fun exploring various mediums from watercolors to clay, printmaking and everything between! We will dance and sing to some fun art songs and play a few art games while creating beautiful artworks along the way!  4 weeks.
10004   Wednesday   February 8-March 1         9:30-10:15am
Class Fee: Resident 60.00   Non-Resident 85.00   Supply Fee: 10.00

Valentine Marble Run Workshop (age 7-14)
This is a “STEAM” based workshop. Students will explore the design and engineering process to create a marble run using cardboard, masking tape and more. The completed design can be painted with a valentine theme or design of the student’s choice. This is a challenging and fun project that students will love taking home! Bring a bag lunch and drink as we will take a lunch break. Taught by Stephanie McFerrin.1 day.
9962  Saturday  February 11    11:00am-2:30pm
Class Fee: Resident 22.00 Non-Resident 44.00   Supply Fee: 10.00


Cobb County P.A.R.K.S. Withdrawal and Refund Policy

Registration fees are 100% refundable when the department cancels the activity. A participant wishing to withdraw from a class that has not been cancelled by the department must provide a request at least seven days before the scheduled start of the class. They may receive 100% credit to the family’s account or may request a refund. Within the week prior to the scheduled start of a class refund/credits will not be given except for verified medical/hardship cases. Refunds for payment made by cash or check will be received approximately 2-4 weeks after the refund is requested.  Senior Services Special Events and Trips are non-refundable.


Click here for supply lists and studio calendars


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