In 1990, Orrin Morris was teaching drawing classes at ArtSmart Camp, a summer program put on by the Conyers Rockdale Council for the Arts. He was approached by a mother of one of the children about teaching drawing classes to her children. Very quickly, he had several classes going, and The Sketching Pad was born.
In 2011, Orrin Morris met Jennifer Baker, a graduate of Savannah College of Art and Design with a degree in painting, and the current owner of the Sketching Pad. Before either of them knew it, a bond was formed and a partnership began to unfold.
The class schedule was expanded to six days a week, and watercolor, painting, adult and preschool classes were added to the studio. Mr. Morris and Mrs. Baker both feel very blessed by their students, the opportunity to teach, and the creativity that they get to experience on a regular basis.