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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 360  Basic Pottery Wheel 


Decorative Arts

ARA-303 Creative Lettering by Hand

ARA-325 Collage Digitally

ARA-334 Creative Lettering by Hand 2

WIN-324 Mosaic Projects

ATS-396 Intro to Calligraphy

CFT-388 Decorative Painting

CFT-390 Intro to Bookbinding

CFT-396 Costume Design: Behind the Scenes

CFT-397 Mosaic Table Top

CFT-398 Polymer Clay: Create A Fairy Garden

CFT-399 Bookbinding 2

CRT-300 Chalkboard Lettering

CRT-302 Block Printing: Introduction

CRT-304 Inked Ceramic Holiday Balls

WMN-360 Glass Painting

Sewing, Crochet and Knitting 

CRT-305 Sewing by Pattern: Flannel PJ Pants

CRT-306 Sewing by Pattern: Quilted Jacket

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

CFT-392  Stained Glass II


ARS-376 Drawing Fundamentals

ATS-399 Drawing in Perspective

ARS-310 Effective Color Pencil Techniques

ATS-380 Colored Pencil Techniques 2

WOI-367 Introduction to Zentangle®

ARA-304 Zentangle in Color

ARA-329 Zentangle® Knotty Borders and Strings 

ARA-330 Zentangle® Dazzling Gems

ARA-332  Zentangle®: Tangle a Pumpkin

DLC-311 Drawing for the Absolute Beginner (online)


CFT-356 Wire Wrapped Jewelry

CFT-394 Soldered Silver Spinner Ring 

CRT-303 Colored Copper Fall Leaf Pendant

WNI-312 Boho Chic Wrap Bracelet

WNI-338 Jewelry Repair at Home


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

ATS-309 Oil Painting: Easy and Fast

ATS-312 Watercolor Basics: You Can Do It

ATS-347 Vibrant/Luminous Watercolor Technique

ATS-373 Studio Access: Drawing/Painting


ARA-310 Printmaking: Monoprints with Gliding

ARS-390 Printmaking Studio

ATS-388 Linoleum Block Printing

CRT-302 Block Printing: Introduction

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.