Classes & Programs

Adults

If you are looking to hone some long lost skills or find a hobby for ...cultural or spiritual growth...or just plain FUN, the Decatur Area Arts Council has a class for you. From beginners to experts, our classes provide participants a perfect creative outlet. Why not join us? You'll be glad you did.

Drawing with Terry Beer - Winter Series

January 8th - 29th, 2019

Learn basic drawing skills and hone the skills you already have. Winter series expands on the fall series.

Fee: $65 Nonmember: $70

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COCKTAILS & CREATIONS: Colorful Birch Trees on Canvas (Age 21+)

January 10th, 2019

Follow step by step to create this painting with abstract but simple techniques for a painting full of color. Bring friends, snacks and cocktails and we'll provide all the materials.

Fee: $17 Nonmember: $20

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Mixed Media Wall Hanging Assemblage

January 19th, 2019

A gorgeous 3-D relief to hang on the wall! Look at the work of Frank Stella and Peter Reginato for inspiration. We'll use a variety of printmaking, painting and construction techniques to create these dynamic works of art. Paint, print, roll, cut, crimp, overlap and much more. You’ll work with the basic principles and elements of art to create this relief. All materials provided.

Fee: $17 Nonmember: $20

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COCKTAILS & CREATIONS: Wine Bottle Decoupage and Embellishments (Age 21+)

January 24th, 2019

Use lots of fun paper and various mediums and embellishments to create this fun project! Bring your friends, snacks and cocktails and we'll provide all the materials. (We have plenty of wine bottles but feel free to bring your own to use.)

Fee: $17 Nonmember: $20

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Watercolors with Jennifer Stout - Winter Series

February 5th - 26th, 2019

This winter series taught by Jennifer Stout expands on the fall series.

Fee: $65 Nonmember: $75

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COCKTAILS & CREATIONS: Brilliant Colorful Hearts on Canvas (Age 21+)

February 7th, 2019

Use lots of colors and templates to create this easy but charming painting. Perfect for Valentines Day decor! You bring snacks, cocktails and friends and we'll provide all the supplies.

Fee: $17 Nonmember: $20

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Watercolor Technique Landscapes

February 9th, 2019

Experiment with lots of watercolor techniques then create a gorgeous landscape with the results! This is a great class for beginners. All materials provided.

Fee: $17 Nonmember: $20

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Mixed Media Birds on Canvas

February 21st, 2019

Use different techniques to create these fun and whimsical birds!

Fee: $17 Nonmember: $20

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Girls Day Workshop - Hinamatsuri

February 23rd, 2019

Come celebrate this fun Japanese holiday! Make wooden Japanese kokeshi dolls, wall hangings, origami paper dolls, collage and more. We'll make and eat traditional sweet treats as well! All materials provided.

Fee: $20 Nonmember: $23

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Saturday Gallery Hours: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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