An artist has the ability to do something that very few individuals have the power to do – alter the mindsets of its viewers. It is true that art, in any form, can and will create something more than just a smile on someone’s face. Art can be the foundation to peoples belief systems; it can counteract a government’s rule of authority. Art can make lovers fall in an even deeper love, or it can cause lovers to completely turn their backs on one another and create a war of emotions – with the canvas as their battleground. No matter how you look at it, art is the utmost power when it comes to altering a human’s mind. And to be an artist means to be someone with great creativeness, someone who knows themselves so well that they are willing to hand over their subconscious to a paint brush for the worlds cruel ridicule or wondrous praise.
But what must you do to become an artist of this stature? You must first hone your craft, and become a skilled technician of the paintbrush, charcoal pencil, or any other utensil one might use to conjure the gods of art. And in Atlanta, Georgia there is such a studio that will beckon your inner DaVinci to leap out onto your canvas. The name of this wonderful art studio is The Academy of Art located in Duluth, Georgia, which is only a short drive from downtown Atlanta. Here The Academy of Arts offers a wide range of classes, not just art, that will grow the inner creative genius in all of us. But, it is their art courses that are truly amazing.
The Academy of Art offers an extremely variety of art classes ranging from watercolor techniques, to charcoal drawing, they even offer the very humorous and extremely fun technique of caricature drawing, as well as the pristine world of landscape capturing. They offer every type of art course to “fit your artistic flare.” They offer private, semi-private and group settings for your artistic growth. Their weekly private and semi-private lessons are available to students from thirty-minute, forty-five minute and sixty-minute time slots. The Art Academy suggests that students be at least eight years of age before entering a private or semi-private setting for learning. The rates for the private lessons and semi-private lessons are extremely reasonable with lessons from thirty-minutes starting at $82.00, the forty-five minute lessons starts at $123.00, and the sixty-minute weekly private lesson starts at $164.00. These rates do cover the cost of their faculty, although some teacher require an extra surcharge due to their level of expertise – and trust me, the surcharge is absolutely worth it.
Interested in working together with fellow art students? Well The Arts Academy has classes suited directly to your needs. With group classes ranging from “Watercolor Friends” which is for students aged sixteen and up, to “Drawn to Drawing” for students aged twelve through sixteen. All of these classes will offer students the ability to grow in their artistic style while receiving world-class training from their instructors. The rates for group classes start at $18.00 per hour with classes starting at sixty minutes up to two hours. At The Art Academy, you will learn skills that Michelangelo wished he knew.
Academy of Arts
First Baptist Church of Duluth
2908 Highway 120
Duluth, GA 30096
Tel: 770.476.3788 extension 267