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Camps

Ceramic Frogs

The students will learn basic clay techniques to build a high fired ceramic frogs.. They can be personalized to use for kitchen or wall hangings. Multi color clays will be used. Instructor will "patina" the pieces after bisque and you will pick up your pieces ready to hang and enjoy.

Dates & Times

February 16, Monday 10 am-1 pm
Ages: 6 & up
Instructor: Tina Carpenter
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Ceramic Garden Pots

The students will learn basic clay techniques to build a high fired rock pots.. They can be personalized to look like someone you know or ideas from the instructor. Multi color clays will be used. Instructor will "patina" the pieces after bisque and you will pick up your pieces ready to hang and enjoy.

Dates & Times

March 20, Friday 10 am-1 pm
Ages: 8 & up
Instructor: Tina Carpenter
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Ceramic Masks

The students will learn basic clay techniques to build high fired ceramic masks. They can be personalized to look like someone you know or ideas from the instructor. Multi color clays will be used. fire the pieces and you will pick up your pieces ready to hang and enjoy.

Dates & Times

March 31, Tuesday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 8 & up
Instructor: Julie Perrine
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Drawing for Teens Camp

Drawing is the foundation of the visual arts and anyone can learn to draw! This class will build a solid foundation of drawing skills to strengthen your ability to express your creativity!  The instructor will demonstrate specific techniques to render realistically using line and contour, shape and form, light and shadow, space and depth, proportion and perspective. Principles of composition will also be covered. All Levels


Dates & Times

Apr 1-Apr 4, Wednesday-Saturday 10 am-1 pm
Ages: 13-17
Instructor: Charlene Collins Freeman
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Puppet Camp

Young artists start the week by sketching some ideas for puppet characters.  Using new, recycled, and scavenged materials with paints, markers, glitter and whatever, we will create a different type of puppet on the first four days of camp.  On Friday, each artist will make a folding puppet stage for presenting his or her own productions.

Dates & Times

Mar 30-Apr 3, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 6-10
Instructor: April Richardson
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Spring Break Art Camp

Four fantastic days of art making! In this fine art camp, your child will explore drawing, painting and printmaking. Mediums including watercolor, acrylic, pastel, pencil and ink will be used. New and fun projects completed daily. Aprons provided, but please have your child dress for mess. All Levels

This camp takes place during most area school district Spring Break dates. Please double check with your child's school district.

Dates & Times

Mar 30-Apr 2, Monday-Thursday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 6-12
Instructor: Nikki Wheeler
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

The Versatility of Colored Pencil

Transcend the traditional look, feel and concept of color pencils by learning to push this medium into a far richer and relevant form of fine art expression. Learn techniques of layering and color mixing that make your color pencil work feel more like a brush or liquid medium. Some drawing ability and knowledge of color is helpful.

Dates & Times

#1: February 23, Monday 11 am-5:30 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Anna Mastronardi Novak
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#2: March 30, Monday 11 am-5:30 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Anna Mastronardi Novak
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Watercolor for Teens Camp

Have you ever wanted to discover the magic of watercolor painting? Learn about watercolor paper, paints, brushes, values and drawing in a fun, nurturing atmosphere. You'll be amazed at how fast you progress. Learn to see like an artist, develop basic drawing and brushstroke skills, and the value of light and shadow to add drama to your paintings! Participate in creative exercises and build the skills to take your artwork to the next level. Level: Beginner

Dates & Times

Apr 1-Apr 4, Wednesday-Saturday 2-5 pm
Ages: 13-17
Instructor: Charlene Collins Freeman
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1