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Arty Hour

Beyond Selfies: Better People Pictures Arty Hour

Want to improve ho-hum selfies and family snapshots into dramatic images?  This workshop demonstrates how to control light, expressions and poses to capture better pictures of people.  Bring and use any camera including camera phones.  No experience required.

This workshop is a part of our Arty Hour program. Enjoy a glass of wine and appetizers while creating beautiful artwork! You must be 21 years or older to participate. Class fees include art supplies, one glass of wine and appetizers. Bring a friend or family member! Advanced registration required.

Dates & Times

February 11, Wednesday 6-9 pm
Ages: 21 & up
Instructor: Nat Seymour
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Colorful Copper Pendants

Leave with two colorful copper pendants to "wear or share"!  Learn how to cut copper, rivet, and make easy bails!  All materials provided and all levels welcome!

This workshop is a part of our Arty Hour program. Enjoy a glass of wine and appetizers while creating beautiful artwork! You must be 21 years or older to participate. Class fees include art supplies, one glass of wine and appetizers. Bring a friend or family member! Advanced registration required.

Dates & Times

March 19, Thursday 6-9 pm
Ages: 21 & up
Instructor: Jennifer MacLean
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Polymer Clay

Create your own decorative light switch plates to match your home or office decor. You will construct polymer clay canes (created with shapes of differently coloured polymer clay tightly packed together to create a pattern that runs throughout the length of the clay snake/cane). These canes are then sliced very thinly and layered on top of a flat piece of clay to create the decorative part of the light switch plate.

This workshop is a part of our Arty Hour program. Enjoy a glass of wine and appetizers while creating beautiful artwork! You must be 21 years or older to participate. Class fees include art supplies, one glass of wine and appetizers. Bring a friend or family member! Advanced registration required.

Dates & Times

March 12, Thursday 6-9 pm
Ages: 21 & up
Instructor: Celeste Douville
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Pop Out Books

Let your creativity pop out and surprise you! You will learn a variety of bookbinding techniques while learning how to make this fun, toy-like book object. You'll choose from a wide variety of decorative papers, learn the deceptively easy way to fold and assemble the inside of your book and make your own covers to finish off your artful book. This book makes a nice gift, conversational piece or keepsake. You will use bone folders, scissors or Xacto knives, rulers, and glue and more.

This workshop is a part of our Arty Hour program. Enjoy a glass of wine and appetizers while creating beautiful artwork! You must be 21 years or older to participate. Class fees include art supplies, one glass of wine and appetizers. Bring a friend or family member! Advanced registration required.

Dates & Times

February 26, Thursday 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: 21 & up
Instructor: Karin Chickadel
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Vivid Ink Pendants

Using alcohol inks we will stretch the Vivid Ink Pendant limits with sharpies, colored pencils, and embossing powers. First time attendees are welcome. You will leave with 6 gorgeous pendants to wear home that night! All levels

This workshop is a part of our NEW Arty Hour program. Enjoy a glass of wine and appetizers while creating beautiful artwork! You must be 21 years or older to participate. Class fees include art supplies, one glass of wine and appetizers. Bring a friend or family member! Advanced registration required.

Dates & Times

April 21, Tuesday 6-9 pm
Ages: 21 & up
Instructor: Jennifer MacLean
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Wine & Watercolors: Daisies!

Ready to sip, paint and have a good time? Join us for our "Wine & Watercolors" party and paint beautiful, vibrant daisies with watercolors. Spend one evening, in a relaxed atmosphere, learning how to paint while socializing with friends! All levels.

This workshop is a part of our NEW Arty Hour program. Enjoy a glass of wine and appetizers while creating beautiful artwork! You must be 21 years or older to participate. Class fees include art supplies, one glass of wine and appetizers. Bring a friend or family member! Advanced registration required.

Dates & Times

March 21, Saturday 6-9 pm
Ages: 21 & up
Instructor: Charlene Collins Freeman
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Wine & Watercolors: Romantic Bouquet

Ready to sip, paint and have a good time? Join us for an evening of "Wine & Watercolors." Have you ever wanted to learn the magic of watercolor painting? Come learn some basics while enjoying a glass of wine in this fun, nurturing atmosphere. You will learn basic brushstroke skills and color schemes to add drama to you paintings. Come uncork your creativity! All levels.


This workshop is a part of our Arty Hour program. Enjoy a glass of wine and appetizers while creating beautiful artwork! You must be 21 years or older to participate. Class fees include art supplies, one glass of wine and appetizers. Bring a friend or family member! Advanced registration required.

Dates & Times

February 21, Friday 6-9 pm
Ages: 21 & up
Instructor: Charlene Collins Freeman
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2