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 For the Artist

Painting Classes

Learn how to mix colors and paint an array of items from scenery to still objects.  You do not have to have prior painting experience to enjoy this class. Materials are not included. Contact JIRC for the supplies list.

February 16
March 30
May 11
September 7
October 19

 James Island Recreation Complex

 Day/Time Ages Cost Activity #
See above dates
18+ $15/class
$75/6-class session

Basic Drawing Class

This class will cover basic drawing skills covering form, shading, and composition. We will explore using pencils, charcoal, and mixed toned papers. Materials are provided. 

St. Julian Devine Community Center

 Day/Time Ages Cost Activity #
 18+     $50/6-week session N/A

Hand Built Pottery

Explore building pinch pots! This versatile vessel can be made into cups, bowls, and sculptures. This class will also cover glazing and decorative techniques.

St. Julian Devine Community Center

 Day/Time Ages Cost Activity #
 18+     $60/6-week session
$10 materials fee

Photography 101
This beginner digital photography course will help in mastering a DSLR camera. Students will learn the basics of a camera by shooting in various modes, and by capturing high-quality images of people and places around them.

St. Julian Devine Community Center

 Day/Time Ages Cost Activity #
Every other Thursday
 18+     $30/6-week session

 For the Baker

Love Baking 101

This baking class offers small class sizes with opportunity for 1-on-1 instruction and secret tricks of the trade. The class instructor encourages creativity and will support your vision when creating a cake or cupcakes you will love and be proud to share!

Arthur W. Christopher Community Center

 Day/Time Ages Cost Activity #
Second Saturday of each month
17+ $45/month 570700

 For the Crafter


Adult classes that will include the basics: green ware pouring, bisque firing, gloss painting, and stain painting. Leave each month with your own masterpiece!

St. Julian Devine Community Center

 Day/Time Ages Cost Activity #
Mondays & Wednesdays
18+ $25/month 581613

Sweet Grass Basket Weaving

Learn how to create beautiful sweet grass baskets, fashion jewelry, hand bags, lamps and much more. Materials are not provided.

Willie Gaines Playground

 Day/Time Ages Cost Activity #
Tuesdays & Thursdays
25+ $25/3-month session N/A

Knitting Circle 

Grab your knitting needles, scrap yarn and warm heart! Along with our friends at Enough Pie, knit and crochet warm blankets afghans, mittens and caps. Some yarn will be provided, but yarn donations are accepted. We break May-August for summer and resume the last Monday in September.  

St. Julian Devine Community Center

 Day/Time Ages Cost Activity #
18+ FREE 581366