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Student painting

Discover, sample and expand your creative skills with noncredit art courses at AACC. Classes are offered throughout the year in: ceramic pottery, printing, sculpture, mosaic tile, paper and fiber crafts, drawing, painting with oils, acrylic or watercolor, jewelry design and fabrication, and stained glass. Classes are held days, evenings and weekends on the main campus and off-site locations in Annapolis or Severna Park, including the Chesapeake Arts Center in Brooklyn Park.  

Art as a Business

ATS-310 Arts and Crafts as a Business (also offered online)


ARS 311 Basic Pottery Wheel   


Decorative Arts

ARA-303 Creative Lettering by Hand 

ARA-334 Creative Lettering by Hand 2

WIN-324 Mosaic Projects 

ATS-396 Intro to Calligraphy

CFT-399 Bookbinding 2

CRT-307 Bookbinding: Special Projects 

CRT-300 Chalkboard Lettering

CRT-304 Inked Ceramic Holiday Balls NEW Dates and Section Added.

WMN-360 Glass Painting 

Sewing, Crochet and Knitting 

CFT-389 T-shirt Lap Top Quilt 

CRT-305 Sewing by Pattern: Flannel PJ Pants

WMI-336 So Simple Sewing 

WMI-364 So Simple Sewing II

WMN-386 Introduction to Crocheting

WNI-326 Knitting Basics 

CFT-395 Care/Feeding Sewing Machine 

Stained Glass

ARS-392 Stained Glass I

CFT-392  Stained Glass II


ARS-376 Drawing Fundamentals 

WOI-367 Introduction to Zentangle®

ARA-329 Zentangle® Knotty Borders and Strings 

ARA-338 Zentangle®: Hanging Icosahedron 

ARA-339  Zentangle®: Reticula & Fragment 

ARA-341 Colored Pencil: Adult Coloring Book Technique 

DLC-311 Drawing for the Absolute Beginner (online)


ARA-302 Tree of Life Pendant 

CFT-356 Wire Wrapped Jewelry 

CFT-394 Soldered Silver Spinner Ring 

CRT-308 Silversmithing: Gold on Silver 

WNI-338 Jewelry Repair at Home 


ARA-318 Fundamentals of Oil: Painting

ARA-321 Painting Snow in Oils 

ARA-327 Fundamentals of Oil: Level 2

ARA-322 Watercolors: Introduction to Painting People

ARA-337 Abstract Art 2 

ATS-309 Oil Painting: Easy and Fast

ATS-312 Watercolor Basics: You Can Do It

ATS-373 Studio Access: Drawing/Painting


ARS-390 Printmaking Studio

How to Enroll

The courses on this page are noncredit, meaning you won’t earn college credit toward a degree. You don’t need to apply. Just choose a program or course that interests you, and check the noncredit schedule for a class that fits your schedule. Note the course number, section number and start date and register through our online portal, MyAACC.

For help, email or call the Instructional Support Center at 410-777-2325.

Find a course using our online course search.

Learn more about registering for noncredit courses.

*Registration for Spring 2019 noncredit courses opens Feb. 19.