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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-308 Intermediate Calligraphy Coming Summer 2019*

ARA-314 Art Journaling for Travel Coming Summer 2019*

ARA-334 Creative Lettering by Hand 2 

WIN-324 Mosaic Projects 

ATS-396 Introduction to Calligraphy 

CFT-390 Introduction to Bookbinding 

CFT-397 Mosaic Table Top

CFT-399 Bookbinding 2 Coming Summer 2019* 

CRT-300 Chalkboard Lettering Coming Summer 2019*

CRT-302 Block Printing: Introduction Coming Summer 2019*

CRT-307 Bookbinding: Special Projects 

WMN-360 Glass Painting 

Sewing, Crochet and Knitting 

CFT-389 T-shirt Lap Top Quilt 

CRT-312 Sewing Alterations 2: Hemming and Repairs 

WIS-338 Simple Sewing Alterations 

WMI-336 So Simple Sewing 

WMI-364 So Simple Sewing II

WMN-386 Introduction to Crocheting

CFT-395 Care/Feeding Sewing Machine 

Stained Glass

ARS-392 Stained Glass I 


ARS-310 Effective Colored Pencil Technique 

ARS-376 Drawing Fundamentals 

WOI-367 Introduction to Zentangle®

ARA-314 Art Journaling for Travel Coming Summer 2019*

ARA-326 Zentangle®: Tangle with Mooka 

ARA-330 Zentangle®: Dazzling Gems Coming Summer 2019*

ARA-341 Colored Pencil: Adult Coloring Book Technique 

ARA-342 Zentangle® Inspired Art: Water Lilies  

ARA-343 Applying Linear Perspective 

ATS-399 Drawing in Perspective   

CRT-311 Zentangle® Inspired Art: Tangling on Tea Bags  

DLC-311 Drawing for the Absolute Beginner (online)


ARA-306 Salt Water Etching for Jewelry Design Coming Summer 2019*

CFT-356 Wire Wrapped Jewelry

CFT-357 Fuse Glass Jewelry  

CRT-309 Sea Glass Jewelry: Drilling 

CRT-313 Textured Pendant with Rivets 

CRT-314 Silver Link Chain Bracelet NEW

WIS-387 Wire Wrapped Sea Glass Coming Summer 2019*

WNI-312 Boho Chic Wrap Bracelet Coming Summer 2019*

WOI-347 Wire Wrapping: Three Rings NEW  


ARA-309 Watercolor Paint: Focus Flowers 

ARA-315 Abstract Painting 

ARA-318 Fundamentals of Oil: Painting

ARA-327 Fundamentals of Oil: Level 2

ARA-322 Watercolors: Introduction to Painting People

ARA-333 Watercolor Landscapes: An Introduction Coming Summer 2019*

ATS-309 Oil Painting: Easy and Fast

ATS-312 Watercolor Basics: You Can Do It

ATS-373 Studio Access: Drawing/Painting

ATS-389 Oil Painting: Water/Landscape NEW

CFT-388 Decorative Painting 

CRT-310 Mehndi: The Art of Body 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 Summer 2019 noncredit courses opens April 23.