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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REGISTRATION BEGINS NOVEMBER 9TH @ 9:30AM

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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. Taught by Cara Young. Supply list online. 8 weeks.
9972     Tuesdays   January 10-February 28              2:30-4:30am
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

Metals and Jewelry Workshop (age 16+)
In this 3-hour workshop, an Instructor guides students through the hand-making of a sterling-silver or brass keepsake. Students will learn beginning jewelry design techniques including letter stamping, piercing, sawing, and finishing one custom pendant or keepsake of their choice. For this class, some tools are provided, but students must supply their own materials. A materials list will be provided at registration, along with a list of merchants where the materials may be found. Students should also bring a sketchbook and any ideas (magazine cutouts, internet or reference photos, etc) for inspiration, so start gathering ideas now! After consulting with the instructor, the students will begin their custom piece! Taught by Rachel Vanatta Instructor website: NectarJewelry.com. 1 day.
10627   Tuesday    February 7       10:00am-1:00pm
10628   Tuesday    March 7           10:00am-1:00pm
Class Fee: Resident 80.00   Non-Resident 105.00   Supply Fee 15.00


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.

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