2018 Class Registration

Does your creativity need cultivating?

Our Fall Class list has just been updated! We offer fine art and creative writing classes for all ages! Send us a message if you have any questions about our classes or schedule- we are happy to help! We hope to see you in class this fall!

We will be hosting registration on July 22nd from 2-5 pm. We will be available to answer questions and help you through the registration process! Check out our Facebook event here.artist-2578454_1280

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About

Where Are We Located?

Address: 401 Dividend Dr, Peachtree City, GA, 30269
Contact: Emily Lawler- (678) 632-1062

The Studio

Creatives reinvent life over and over again.
Artists generate new creations every time their hands touch parchment.
Writers embark on journeys to discover infant worlds.
Creatives are much like cicadas: Staying true to their nature, while discovering layer after layer of new beginnings.

 

The Artist

Emily Lawler is the owner and creative behind Blue Cicada. With a degree in English and an extensive background and education in art, it is her life’s mission to help young creatives find their passion and develop it so they can share it with their world.

Education is not Emily’s only avenue. She also does commission watercolor art work and contract content writing.

 

 

 

 

Events

Reoccurring Events

Open Studio
-Every Sunday
-2:00-5:00 PM

Join us for Open Studio- every Sunday this summer!
Come paint a masterpiece- we have plenty of paintings to choose from or bring your own idea!
Canvas, paint, brushes, apron, easel and instruction are provided (:

Canvas Sizes:
Small (8×10)- $10
Medium (11×14)- $15
Large (16×20)- $20

Mommy and Me

-August 17th,
-September 21st,
-October 19th,
-November 16th

-10:00-11:00AM

Enjoy creative time with your little one! Paint a special canvas masterpiece, listen to story time and play with clay and crayons!

We cannot wait to see you at the studio!

Price: $15 (Includes paint, canvas and instruction)

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Middle School Art Night

-July 27th
-August 17th
-September 21st
-October 19th
-November 23rd

-6:00-9:00PM

Come hang out at the art studio and enjoy pizza, painting and a movie! All supplies will be provided- just bring your creativity and BFF!

Price: $20 (Includes paint, canvas, instruction, pizza and dessert!)

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Ladies’ Night Out

-September 27th
-October 25th
-November 15th
-December 20th

-7:30-9:30PM

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Price $25 (Includes a yummy dessert)

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Writer’s Workshop

-August 18th- Creative Writing
-September 8th- Blogging and Writing for Social Media
-October 6th- Preparing for NaNo WriMo

-11:00AM-4:00PM

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Are you a writer-in-the-making? Do you (or hope to) write novels or short stories?  Then this is the workshop for you. In this workshop, we will discuss the best ways to begin the writing process from plot design, character outlines and research questions.

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Have you ever wondered how to create the best byline, most attention grabbing headline or content that has viral possibility? This is the workshop for you. We will discuss tips and tricks of online writing, how to get your work seen and create your very own blog (or update one you already have).

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Age: High School and Up
Price: $60 (Includes notebook, pens and print-outs)

Artist’s Workshop

-September 16th- Intro to Calligraphy
-October 14th- Intro to Watercolor

-1:00-5:00PM

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Price: $60 (Includes your own ink and pens or paint and brushes to keep)

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  • July

Restorative Yoga and Art Workshop

-July 21st

-4:00-6:00 PM

Life can become so busy and full of clutter. Come restore your mind and body at this two-hour workshop. We will be creating stained glass jars to help us reflect on life and finding balance during the first hour. The final hour, we will work through a gentle yoga and meditation session (all levels welcome) focusing on restoring mind and body.

We cannot wait to see you! This will be our fourth yoga and art workshop- we have have found them to be so much fun and so rejuvenating.

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2018 Class Registration

-July 22nd

-2:00pm-5pm

Stop by the studio to register for Fall classes! We have a great line-up from creative writing, calligraphy to fine art classes!
We will be available to answer any questions you have! Check out our Facebook event here to RSVP.
See you at the studio!

Canvas and Cocktails @ Jacob’s Table

-July 31st

-7:00pm-9:00pm

Join us for an evening of fun at Jacob’s Table in Senoia! Bring your creativity, eat yummy food and walk away with a fantastic piece of art!

Price: Sold Out

  • August

One-Year Anniversary Celebration!

-August 12th

-2:00-5:00PM

Celebrate our first year with us! We will have an ice cream bar, origami tutorials, face painting and more! All activities are on the house! We want to thank you for being creative with us all year long!

Canvas and Cocktails @ Jacob’s Table

-August 21st

-7:00-9:00PM

Join us for an evening of fun at Jacob’s Table in Senoia! Bring your creativity, eat yummy food and walk away with a fantastic piece of art!

Price: $29.95
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Ladies Night Out w/ Scout and Cellar

-August 23rd

-7:00-9:00pm

Come out for a night of painting and wine tasting! We have partnered with Scout and Cellar to bring you this exclusive event. Scout and Cellar is a clean crafted, preservative-free wine curator. They find hand-picked, small batch, head-ache free wines and deliver them to your doorstep. Try some of their unique blends for free and paint the evening away!

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Price: $26.00 (Includes yummy cheese and chocolates to pair with your wine!)
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“Loving Vincent” Movie Night

-August 25th
-6:30-9:00

“Watch the world’s fully oil painted feature film.” Bring your own dinner or snacks and enjoy a night of watching an amazing film bases on the life and death of Vincent van Gogh. This event is FREE.

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Turkey Camp

-November 19th, 20th and 21st
-10:00-2:00

Attend one day or all three! For elementary- kindergarten-5th. 10% Sibling Discount.

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Price: $50 (one day), $90 (two days), $140 (three days)

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Christmas Camp

-December 26th, 27th, and 28th

-10:00AM-2:00PM

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Classes

Classes Fall 2018

Session 1 classes begin the week of August 13th, 2018

Session 1- August 13th- September 21st 
Session 2- October 1st- November 9th
Session 3- November 26th- December 20th (4 week session + Christmas Art Show)

Our classes run in 6 week sessions. Each session is once-a-week and times are listed below. If you would like to enroll in a class session that has already started, please call our office to make arrangements. No refunds are given on class payments.

There is a one-time supply fee for the 2018-2019 season of $50 upon registration.

If interested in private tutoring, please call our office for more information.

To Sign Up:

Please email bluecicadastudios@gmail.com.
Write which class you wish to attend in subject.
In email, please specify name, age and grade of student (if adult, just say adult).
Payment is due by first day of class.

  • Elementary Art Class
    – Tuesday- 4:00-5:00- $109
    – Wednesday- 12:00-1:00- $109
    – Thursday- 5:00-6:00/ 6:00-7:00- $109

Throughout each session, students will complete a canvas painting as well as several other smaller projects (drawing, painting and sculpture). They will learn techniques in acrylic, watercolor, and sculpting, color, perspective and creative design, as well as come to understand technical terms and art vocabulary. This is a great class to have fun and get the creative juices flowing.

Session 1: Loving Vincent Van Gogh and Impressionism- Landscape Study

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  • Middle School Art Class- Tuesday- 5:00-6:15- $129

Throughout each session, students will complete one canvas painting as well as several other smaller projects (drawing, painting and sculpture). They will learn techniques in color, design, and art genre, as well as come to understand technical terms and art vocabulary.

Session 1: Loving Vincent Van Gogh and Impressionism- Perspective Study

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  • High School Art Class- Tuesday- 6:15-7:30-  $129
    -Thursday- 7:00-8:15- $129
    -Tuesday and Thursday- $215

Follow in the footsteps of legendary master painters as you acquire skill and technique in oil, watercolor, acrylic and other mediums. We cover everything from the basics of  color theory, intro to shape and design, and develop your understanding of artistic elements and techniques. You will complete at least 1-2 paintings every 6 weeks depending on complexity and size. No need to have prior experience in art. This is perfect for beginners and experienced students alike.

Session 1: Loving Vincent Van Gogh and Impressionism- Self-Portrait Study

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  • Adult Painting Class- Tuesday- 11:15-12:45- $129

Follow in the footsteps of legendary master painters as you acquire skill and technique in oil, watercolor, acrylic and other mediums. We cover everything from the basics of  color theory, intro to shape and design, and develop your understanding of artistic elements and techniques. You will complete at least 1-2 paintings every 6 weeks depending on complexity and size. No need to have prior experience in art. This is perfect for beginners and experienced students alike.

  • Handlettering/Calligraphy- High School/Adult- Wednesdays- 7:15-8:15- $109

Have a knack for penmanship? Come learn how to expand your handwriting skills, starting with the basics. We will learn two different fonts in calligraphy, complete a calligraphy alphabet, and write a favorite quote to finish off the course!

  • Creative Journaling- High School/Adult- Private Session- $210

This class is designed to help stimulate inspiration, providing tips and techniques to get you through those rough patches when your creativity seems drained. We focus on mindfulness, read excerpts from well known philosophers and thinkers and attempt to come to a better understanding of who we are as an individual through journal entries.

  • Creative Writing
    – Middle School- Wednesday- 5:00-6:00- $109
    -High School- Wednesday- 6:00-7:15- $119

Is writing your passion? This class will help develop your budding skills, providing tips and techniques of the writing trade. From writing prompts to lessons in publishing, studying fiction and nonfiction genres, as well as understanding the technical standards of formatting and grammar, this class will prepare you for the world of writers! We will complete a 10-page short story during the 6 week session (Great for your college portfolio!)

  • Mystery of Art
    – Wednesday- 11:00-12:00- $109
  • -Tuesday- 7:30-8:30- $109

Following along with the art classes, each session will focus on a different period of art. By the end of each session, students will be able to identify artists, conceptualize the style of the genre, as well as understand the story and meaning behind why art changes from century to century.

  • Yoga with Jill
    Monday (Time coming soon!)
    -Ages 18-Adult
    -$90 for 6-Week Session

Blue Cicada is excited to host Yoga Instructor Jill Van Nynatten Elkin! Jill will introduce basic poses as well as mediation. She will also cover breathing techniques that will reduce stress/anxiety, build energy and provide clarity and focus. See you on the yoga mat!
*Yoga participants are not subject to the $55 registration fee.