Register now for Winter / Spring 2018

Enrollment is limited, so please register early. Classes have a minimum and a maximum number of students allowed. All Class Registrations received within (5) business days to class begin date will be charged a non-refundable $10 late fee.

Whether or not a class “makes” is determined by a minimum enrollment, so PLEASE REGISTER EARLY. Enrollees will be contacted only in the event of cancellation.

The fee for each class is listed with the first number as the fee for Members of the Arts Center and the second number as the fee for Non-members. To become a Member and receive discounted fees on Arts School, Summer Arts Camp, and other perks, add your Membership on the Registration Form. Each student must have a completed registration form.

Age restrictions are necessary for the enjoyment and safety of the students. Students must meet the minimum age requirements on or before the first class. Please respect the age restrictions.

The Arts Center is not responsible for any injuries that occur during classes. Please closely follow safety instructions.

Make checks payable to the Anderson Arts Center (AAC). Cash may be paid in person. Registrations are taken over the phone with a Visa, MasterCard or American Express. Mail or hand-deliver check, cash, or credit card registrations to: Arts School, Anderson Arts Center, 110 Federal St., Anderson, SC 29625; or you can sign up over the phone by calling us at 864.222.2787 or by visiting

Refund Policy: All requests received (5) five business days prior to class begin date will be refunded 100% – No Exceptions. On-line registrations will be refunded as per policy less processing fees.


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Introduction to Contemporary Watercolor

Wednesdays, 7:00-8:30 pm
Apr 18-May 23
Seth Scheving

This course will look at watercolor historically as a reference, but also how it is being used in contemporary art. You will learn about watercolor basics, materials, techniques, and its various forms. This class is great for first timers who would like to start watercolor or experienced watercolorists who would like to expand their techniques.

Supplies: sketchbook/notebook, watercolor paper/pad (140 lb. preferred), watercolors (tubes are best; primary colors are great for starting out: red, blue, and yellow,) watercolor/acrylic brushes (ex: round no. 1, 2, 4; filbert no. 2, 4, 6; or personal preference,) pen/pencil, masking tape, small piece of plywood or drawing board (2x2ft minimum.)

$85.00 members $100.00 non-members


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Mastering Composition

Mondays, 7:00-8:30 pm
April 9- May 14
Seth Scheving

This is a six-week class that will walk through some simple steps to improve your artistic composition. Whether you are painting, drawing, or designing, this class will help you immediately. We will cover how your work flows, cropping and framing, color and value, guiding the viewer’s eye, and how to apply it all to your particular work. Bring your notebooks!

Supplies: sketchbook/notebook, drawing pad, pencils, markers (for notes), and your own work for application (optional)

$85.00 members $100.00 non-members


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Mixed Media Canvas Art

Saturday, May 5, 2018
Consie Sindet

Play with paint, collage, stencils and other mixed media techniques as you create a set of mini canvas art. The instructor will walk you through the steps but will also encourage your creative expression to shine through.

All supplies will be provided.

$20.00 members $35.00 non-members


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Open Studio

Tuesdays 5-9pm
This class is currently running and ongoing.
Emily Sizemore

Make your clay ideas come to life! Drop-in anytime during open studio hours- newbies and experienced potters welcome. This class is less structured; you will be able to pick the projects you’d like to try! You can experience the wheel, or build a creation on the table. I will be there to assist any and every project! No experience necessary!

$20 per session + $1 per lb. of fired clay, paid to the instructor when you arrive

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Sip n' Spin

Fridays, 6-9pm
By appointment. Call to book your own party.
Emily Sizemore

Grab a group together for a wheel throwing class! Sip on your favorite wine while you and your friends spin some fun pots, cups, or whatever! No skill level needed. Bring a positive attitude and relax as you get messy working on the potter’s wheel. You must be 21 and over to participate in this class. Bring your favorite beverage!

Cost: $25 per person (includes all materials, beverages not included)



Art matters. Make a difference today!

110 Federal Street
Anderson, SC 29625


Tuesday - Friday
9:30am - 5:30pm

Saturday - Sunday


The Anderson Arts Center strives to meet the cultural needs of our diverse community through local and national exhibits, comprehensive arts programming for all ages, and community based public art projects.


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