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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-314 Art Journaling for Travel 

ARA-351 Brush Lettering: Introduction 

ARA-346 Intermediate Calligraphy: Flourishing 

ARA-352 Halloween Special Effects Makeup 

WIN-324 Mosaic Projects 

ATS-396 Introduction to Calligraphy 

CFT-390 Introduction to Bookbinding 

CFT-399 Bookbinding 2

CRT-302 Block Printing: Introduction

CRT-304 Alco Inked Ceramic Holiday Balls   

CRT-310 Mehndi: Art of Body Painting 

CRT-320 The Altered Book NEW

CRT-321 Deciphering Henna Designs NEW

Sewing, Crochet and Knitting 

WMI-336 So Simple Sewing 

WMI-364 So Simple Sewing II

WNI-326 Knitting Basics 

CRT-319 Creative Quilting NEW 

CFT-395 Care/Feeding Sewing Machine 

Stained Glass

ARS-392 Stained Glass: Level 1 

CFT-392 Stained Glass 2 


ARS-310 Effective Colored Pencil Technique 

ARS-376 Drawing Fundamentals 

WOI-367 Introduction to Zentangle®

ARA-314 Art Journaling for Travel 

ARA-332  Zentangle®: Tangle a Pumpkin 

ARA-348 Zentangle®: Autumnal Tints Tans NEW 

ARA-341 Colored Pencil: Adult Coloring Book Technique

ARA-350 Zentangle: Embedded Letters NEW 

ARA-351 Brush Lettering: Introduction NEW 

ARA-353 Zentangle Inspired Art: Mandala New 

ATS-373 Studio Access: Drawing/Painting

ATS-398 Tangle on the Bay 

ATS-399 Drawing in Perspective   

ARA-349 Zentangle® Inspired Art: Whimsical Houses NEW 

DLC-311 Drawing for the Absolute Beginner (online)


CFT-356 Wire Wrapped Jewelry

CFT-357 Fuse Glass Jewelry  

CRT-303 Colored Copper Fall Leaf Pendant New 

CRT-308 Silversmithing: Gold on Silver 

CRT-315 Jewelry: Bezel Set Pendant  

WIN-337 Beading:Earrings Extravaganza 

WNI-312 Boho Chic Wrap Bracelet 


ARA-315 Abstract Painting 

ARA-318 Fundamentals of Oil Painting

ARA-327 Fundamentals of Oil: Level 2

ARA-322 Watercolors: Introduction to Painting People

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 

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.