Fall & Winter Fun at your Community CAC
When you’re looking for festivities this holiday season, check out workshops at the CAC to create your spirit of celebration. Whether your favorite time of the year is Autumn or Winter, the CAC has classes galore to stuff your schedule. Check out your local Cultural Arts Center Douglasville/ Douglas County for a night on the town with the ladies on Thanksgiving break, or a surprise date night in October. Check out Artsdouglas.org regularly for updates and additions on classes. Want updates about classes and events sent to you personally, as well as discounts on classes at the center? Become a member and be entered into a Fall membership drive for a chance to win a grand prize.
- Penny Treese brings an all-new and profound experience on the eve of October 19 where you will learn the art of encaustics, an ancient technique of colored wax melted into designs and textures. If you have experienced the art of encaustics before, this is your chance to get expertise tips from a renowned artist of the craft; if you have never experienced the art form before, this is your chance to enter as a beginner and leave as a newfound enthusiast.
- Kristie Brooks Paige continues painting parties in our newly renovated classroom building, with plenty of themes to bring the seasonal vibe. Just arrive with a bottle of something to sip on for the evening and everything else is provided: all supplies, step-by-step guidance, and an atmosphere of music and networking to make the evening special.
- If there was a time to put your special wishes in a card, now would be the year! Ashley Reyes offers a festive opportunity to create cards and practice the art of writing and calligraphy in “ Christmas Card Calligraphy.” Ashley Reyes will also offer a specialty decorative workshop in cool October with a “Farmhouse Door Hanger,” just in time to accent your front door! All supplies provided for you to own a hand-made treasure you will use for years to come. Do not buy a pre-made treasure for your home when you could proudly decorate with a masterpiece of your own making.
- Laurie Summey offers specialty Holiday Door Hanger workshops, with plenty of options to choose from. So many doors to decorate and so little time to do it! But hurry, because registration deadlines end two weeks in advance.
- Yvette Johns offers three holiday workshops, sure to “hook” you on the art of string. When you join a workshop – “All Hallows Eve” designs in October, “Strings of Plenty” in November, or “Yuletide” designs in December – you will transform an original design out of nothing but a pile of materials. Once registered, you will choose the decorative theme you want to create, and Ms. Yvette will meet you with a pattern and a spirit of fun.
- Toward the end of October, be entranced by the art of glass with Elizabeth Mobley, so addictive it’s spooky! On October 24th, create a glass dish to use in your home all while learning one technique in the mystical processes of glass. All supplies are included, the process is made accessible for any beginner (not even drawing experience is required) and the instructor will transport your piece to be finished and will return it to you as well.
- Latisha Johnson continues her array of specialty themes for a season of holidays full of sweet perfection! In Latisha’s cupcake decorating workshops, you will create surprise confectionary designs to make a weekend special. All materials are provided, and you take home your creations to nibble on. Why make Santa cookies this year when you could learn how to leave him professionally styled cupcakes?
- On November 30th, from 5:30-7:30, Art by Hearts offers a ceramic adventure here in Douglasville! Paint a Christmas mug and an ornament in time to have the items fired and returned for you to use during your festive season.
- Joseph Falligan offers another chance to take one of his beloved drawing courses. “Anatomy of Superheroes” will meet the first three Saturday mornings in November, then break for Thanksgiving, and return for the second three Saturday morning sessions in December before saying farewell until the new year. If you are a parent with a child interested in drawing, comics, superheroes, or storytelling, this is your chance to both nurture your child’s passion as well as have Saturday mornings to finish your holiday grocery and gift shopping. This year, Students will be showing off sketchbooks to the family over Thanksgiving dinner and practicing new drawing talents by the tree.