Active2 Crochet Art Classes: Beginning 101 & Learn to Crochet Amigurumi Toys

SCAA Staff

The ART of  Mastering Crochet and Amigurumi for Beginners

Two classes to start you on your way this summer and fall to create your own crochet items.  Crochet can be a year-round hobby! Washcloths, baby blankets and tote bags are all perfect summer projects.

Beginning Crochet:101 Tuesday, June 21, 2022, 9 am-11 am, Mastering Crochet:

No prior crochet experience is required for this beginning crochet class session which will introduce you to the basic crochet stitches. You will learn how to work both flat and in the round, providing you with a good foundation for future projects. You will learn to crochet in rows, and to make different crochet stitches while making dishcloths perfect for gifting or using in your home.  Ages 8 and up, as well as anyone with basic crochet knowledge looking to advance their skills with new techniques.

Students must bring the following materials to class:  Two skeins of worsted weight cotton yarn; a I/9 (5.5 mm) crochet hook (hook, size G, or H);  finishing needles; and scissors.

Learn to Crochet Amigurumi Toys, September 10, 2022, 9am -11am, Yarn Crafts:

During our Amigurumi for beginners crochet course,  you will learn how to:
● Work in single crochet.
● Work in double crochet.
● Crochet in the round and create a magic loop.
● Create 3d shaping in crochet.
● Stitch your crocheted pieces together.
At the end of the Amigurumi for beginners crocheting classes, you’ll have the skills you need to finish your crocheted bunny. The stitches you will learn will give you the confidence to start your projects, and
experiment with new ideas.  Ages 8 and up.

Students must bring the following materials to class: 1 skein velvet yarn and a crochet hook, size G, or H, finishing needles and scissors.

 

NO WALK INS DAY OF CLASS. PRE-REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT REQUIRED FOR ART CLASS AT SCAA at 3899 Brownsville Road, Powder Springs, GA. Visit SCAA website for details. No refunds unless SCAA cancels class. Supplies are included in the pricing unless otherwise noted.

Limited number of students and on-line registration may not reflect total class registrations on-line as students may opt to register at SCAA events.  Check registration closing date as it may close 24 hours prior to event. More SCAA art classes to be posted. Artist instructor applications accepted.

Visit SCAA social media accounts and/or sign up for monthly emails to learn more about SCAA events.

  • Registration open -Crocheting Classes
    May 30, 2022 - September 10, 2022
    8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Venue:  

Venue Phone: 864-571-0597

Address:
3899 Brownsville Road, Building 100, Powder Springs, Georgia, 30127, United States

ActiveCURSIVE WRITING CLASS

SCAA Staff

CURSIVE WRITING CLASS

JUNE 25 – TWO CLASSES  – 9AM TO 10 AM AND 10:30AM TO 11:30AM
and  ONE CLASS ON SEPTEMBER 10 from 10AM TO 11AM

In response to the continued interest in cursive writing classes for younger students and anyone else interested in CURSIVE WRITING, SCAA is reintroducing the popular Cursive Art Classes taught by SCAA Member Artist and Board Member, Sandy Smith.

Her calligraphy artwork and cursive writing classes continue to bring a true person to person connection. The most endearing part of her previous classes has been the parents joining their children in the fun of learning the art of cursive writing.

Learn the skills to write in cursive; to recognize the letters; to have a signature uniquely yours.  So today- go back to basics. Write a note on paper to someone you love, wish to thank, or to us to talk about art.

Students do not need to bring supplies unless they wish to bring a special mechanical pencil or journal book with lines for writing.

NO WALK INS DAY OF CLASS. PRE-REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT REQUIRED FOR ART CLASS AT SCAA at 3899 Brownsville Road, Powder Springs, GA. Visit SCAA website for details. No refunds unless SCAA cancels class. Supplies are included in the pricing unless otherwise noted.

Limited number of students and on-line registration may not reflect total class registrations on-line as students may opt to register at SCAA events.  Check registration closing date as it may close 24 hours prior to event. More SCAA art classes to be posted. Artist instructor applications accepted.

Visit SCAA social media accounts and/or sign up for monthly emails to learn more about SCAA events.

  • Event Posting Start/End
    June 1, 2022 - September 9, 2022
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Venue:  

Venue Phone: 864-571-0597

Address:
3899 Brownsville Road, Building 100, Powder Springs, Georgia, 30127, United States

ActiveCartooning and Children’s Book Illustrations- A Two Part Class of Fun

SCAA Staff

The Art of Cartooning and Children’s Book Illustrations- A Two Part Class of Fun

One Art Class in 2 sessions.  Classes will be in two parts, approximately two and a half (2.5) hours each session on September 10 and 17, 2022 (SATURDAY) from 10am to 12:30pm.

Limit: 5 students. Pre-registration and payment required. No walkups on day of class. Registrations close prior to class start date.  Registration is for both dates and time slots for one fee.

The classes will teach student Basic Cartooning and Illustration Sequential Art techniques.

  1. Head shapes, facial explorations, and facial expressions
  2. Body shapes and basic limbs
  3. Hands/feet/animals/objects – importance of variation
  4. Illustration sequential art techniques
  5. Self Publishing discussion

Voted as one of the top three visual artists in the Best of Cobb 2022 and finishing his solo exhibit at the Marietta Cobb Museum of art, Miles Davis, who is both a fine arts painter and hand illustrator and author, including a series of children’s books.  Aside from selling his unique brand of modern painting to collectors all over the United States, he has produced murals, designed record album covers, logos, tattoos, and even written and illustrated children’s series of picture books, Butterpup and Friends.

With years of teaching experience, SCAA is honored to offer his basic cartooning and children’s book illustration art class.  Within the curriculum, students will learn the basics of character design for sequential art and the basics of how to proceed developing a picture book for either self publishing or submission to larger publishing houses.

The fee for the class is $100 for non-SCAA members and $80 for SCAA members for class which will take approximately 2.5 hours.  Students are requested to bring a sketch book, pencils, notebook, coloring pencils and an eraser.

Student Ages 10 Years and older.

More SCAA Art Classes are scheduled. Check website event page, or sign up for emails. If you wish to become an SCAA member, visit the SCAA JOIN tab. Thank you.

NO WALK INS DAY OF CLASS. PRE-REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT REQUIRED FOR ART CLASS AT SCAA at 3899 Brownsville Road, Powder Springs, GA. Visit SCAA website for details. No refunds unless SCAA cancels class. Supplies are included in the pricing unless otherwise noted.

Limited number of students and on-line registration may not reflect total class registrations on-line as students may opt to register at SCAA events.  Check registration closing date as it may close 24 hours prior to event. More SCAA art classes to be posted. Artist instructor applications accepted.

Visit SCAA social media accounts and/or sign up for monthly emails to learn more about SCAA events.

  • Registration open
    June 30, 2022 - September 10, 2022
    8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Venue:  

Venue Phone: 864-571-0597

Address:
3899 Brownsville Road, Building 100, Powder Springs, Georgia, 30127, United States

UpcomingArt at the Avenue West Cobb

SCAA Staff

The South Cobb Arts Alliance (SCAA) is pleased to announce a national juried invitation to artists for its 2022 Juried Exhibition featuring all types of genres, mediums, styles, and techniques in arts to be held at a unique 10, 499 sq ft exhibit space at The Avenue West Cobb, Marietta, Georgia and open to the public beginning August 27 until September 17, including Labor Day weekend. Opening Reception and Awards will be on Saturday, August 27 from 5 to 7 PM.

Location: The Avenue West Cobb is an open-air lifestyle shopping center in Marietta, located at 3625  Ste 380 Dallas Highway, Marietta, GA 30064, and has an estimated annual foot traffic of 2.5-3 million. The venue is an ample open space with smaller rooms to accommodate a gift shop and interactive community events. Located 15 miles northwest of Atlanta, the location features an open-air, pedestrian-friendly setting with a unique mix of retailers and restaurants to encourage guests to stroll, relax and stay awhile.

This exhibit will celebrate our 50th year as an all-volunteer-supported nonprofit organization.  Over the years, SCAA has won grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, and awards such as the Best of Cobb 2022 Nonprofit placement (https://www.mdjonline.com/cobblife/bestof/#//).

SCAA continues to bring art to public settings and more as detailed in a recent issue of Cobb in Focus magazine (A Golden Opportunity | Cobb In Focus).

Art makes our communities more robust, and as SCAA is celebrating 50 years of art inspiration, events will include collaborative presentations by the Georgia Ballet (The Georgia Ballet | Home of Classical Ballet), and the Georgia Symphony (The Orchestra – Georgia Symphony Orchestra | Timothy Verville, Music Director).

 

 On August 28th, the Georgia Symphony Orchestra will start us off with a Brass Quintet at 1 pm  (Conduct Us)  followed by a Woodwind Quintet at 2 pm (Conduct Us).  Then at 3 pm, enjoy the sounds of the Harp (Informance- Demonstrative Performance) and finish with Strings at 4 pm (Conduct Us).

 

Join us  Saturday, September 17th, at 11. AM. as the Georgia Ballet takes the stage for a live sneak-peak presentation of their upcoming performance of  “Peter Pan”.  Bring the entire family!

 

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A student artwork display will be included in the venue area for the Emerging Artists, Student Encore Exhibit.

THE ART ENCORE

 

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Other live performances by the Whitefield Academy Jazz Band will be held Saturday, August 27 from 5 to 7 PM.

 

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Bring the kids for a live book reading by the accomplished author, Joanne Telcide-Bryant.  Joanne is an author and publisher of children’s books.  Her credentials include teaching certifications in Georgia, Florida, New York, and California.  She specializes in Special Education, Speech-Language Pathology, and Communication Disorders.

Join us on Saturday, Sept 10th at 11 A.M. for a presentation that will include a reading from her book,  ” No I Am Not! Says Kenny the Koala” illustrated by James Telcide.  There will also be a drawing of the main character and a short storybook lesson activity that will engage children from ages kindergarten thru 2nd grade.

Pre-registration is requested

 

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A Gift Shop will feature additional opportunities to purchase art from the juried artists as well as some local fine artists and crafters not included in the main juried exhibit.

Art classes:

All classes are free but pre-registration is required no later than August 20th.  Classes are limited so sign up now.

Instructed by Marcia Dietz, “Watercolor Wonders” will be a fun and interactive painting class for kids and adults ages 10 and up.  You will be painting “Bumble Bee and Cosmos in the Sun” and a bonus “Abstract Seascape”.

Marcia’s classes will be held on September 11th from 1-4 PM and on September 17th from 1:30 to 4:30 PM

See more of Marcia’s art at www.dietzign.com

 

Additionally, attend our beginner crocheting class instructed by Rose Mason of  “Rose of Yarn”.  In this interactive class, you will learn the basics of crochet and leave with a completed project that you have made.   See more “Rose of Yarn” items on her Instagram page here.

Rose will be holding her class on Sunday, August 28 from 1-3 PM

    

 

Open to the public on weekends.
Hours: Fri & Sat 11A-6P, Sun 12P-6P, Labor Day open 11A-5P.

  • Art at the Avenue
    August 27, 2022 - September 17, 2022
    11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Venue:  

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Venue Phone: (678) 594-6738

Address:
3625 Dallas Highway, Suite 380, Marietta, Georgia, 30064, United States