Classes & Workshops

To register for classes, please return the registration and the release and waiver forms to the Cherokee Arts Center with cash or check made out to CCAC.

*All Classes and Workshops should be registered for at least one week in advance and run on a monthly basis unless otherwise indicated*



New! upcoming in June


Firm Foundation Watercolor Workshop with Elly Hobgood

June 17—19 8:30 am to 4:30 pm $225  w/ $65 supply fee


Learn the Fine Art of making Polymer-Clay Jewelry

Instructor—Mary Wooten, Sat June 6, 1:30-3:30, $25


Knitting Without Needles

with instructor Jesse Cochran



“Perpetual Flowers” in Stained Glass

2 (2 hour) classes $55.00 with instructor Barbara Deaton





Adult Drawing with Bob Nocon 

"May December" by Bob Nocon 


Saturdays, 1:30-3:30pm

$80 (4 weeks)

Supplies not included


Children's Musical Theatre Classes!

     Ages 9-12  Tuesdays 5:00-6:00pm

Students will be introduced to character development through the use of fun-filled improv games and songs!  Showcase presentations will periodically take place for parents in certain months.

$49 (4 weeks)


New! Teen Improv

Tuesdays 6:00-7:00pm 

$49 (4 weeks)


 Mommy & Me Masterpieces

Ages 18 months- 4 years
Tuesday Mornings 11:00-11:45
$15 per class +$5 for each additional child
Reservations Required-Classes fill quickly!

This is a parent/child class which will explore the many mediums of art in a fun and free flowing environment. We will celebrate “messes” and encourage experimentation! Children will become familiar with: paint, clay, fiber art, drawing and printing. They will learn about famous artists such as Vincent vanGogh and Claude Monet! At the end of each class, the child will have a “Mommy & Me Masterpiece” to take home.



Kids' Art Zone 

Tuesdays 4:00-4:45 pm


 Ages 5-8

$49 + supply fee (4 weeks)

 This is an exploratory arts class which will include: drawing, painting, & mixed media for the younger elementary child.




Ceramics & Sculpture for Kids


Tuesdays 3:00-4:00pm
$75 (4 weeks) plus supply fee

 Ages 5-12

Students will learn a variety of handbuilding & sculptural ceramic techniques . We will fire & glaze each piece!




Kid's Drawing 101

Tuesdays 5:00-6:00pm 

 $49 (4 weeks) supplies not included

Ages 9-12

Students will learn the basics of drawing techinques to create realistic images.




Kim Bates- Digital Photography Class     

Photography by Kim Bates 


 Thursdays  6:30 to 8:30pm   12 yrs and up  (4 weeks) 
Bring 2-3 recently taken photos, your camera and its
instructions.  No digital camera? You can even use your cell phone!

New Classes begin  in March!


Elly Hobgood's Paint Group 

"Ruffles and Ridges" Watercolor by Elly Hobgood


April 11th 12:30- 4:30

May 2nd 12:30 - 4:30

June 13th 12:30 - 4:30

July 11th 12:30 - 4:30

Come and paint!! Our watercolor projects are geared towards
those with some watercolor experience. 



John Horne  -  Teen Drawing Classes 

"Front Porch II" Mixed Medium by John Horne

Teen Drawing - $80
Saturdays  12:45-2:00pm   (4 Weeks)           
Young artists of all levels are encouraged to explore various mediums with
hands - on demonstrations & examples by interactive instruction.




Linda Maphet’s -Oil & Acrylic Painting

 "Fiddler" Oil by Linda Maphet


                             Tuesdays 1:30-3:30pm    Adults & Teens                    (4 weeks)      $100               Thursdays   1:30 pm - 3:30 pm     Adults & Teens      (4 weeks)       $100

A traditional approach to drawing into painting in acrylics and oils through guided instruction.


 Acrylic Painting with Patty Cure

Wednesdays, 2:00pm-4:00pm

$100 (4weeks)

The goal of this class is to enable my students to experience the joy of expression through teh acyrlic medium by assisting them in building upon simple precepts in the painting process.


Acting Professionally 101 with Garrett Abdo 

(this class temporarily postponed)


Thursdays 5:30 pm- 7:30 pm (4 weeks)
Ages 18 and up  


Acting Professionally 101 provides the basics needed to audition for professional acting roles for Television and Movies and how to jump start your career. With the booming film and television production in Georgia there has never been a better time to become a professional actor. The need for trained talent is increasing like never before. Acting is a fun and exciting second career that could turn into a lavish first career. Just like any craft, acting for the camera requires a particular skill set and preparation knowledge in order to successfully land the role. Even if you have NEVER acted before, this class can prepare you to audition and submit for roles in Film and Television. This class is for Adults 18+.