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Acrylic Painting I

Acrylics are one of the most versatile media ever invented! Bright, luminous colors, ease of use, and infinite techniques make acrylic painting a boundless, creative choice. Whether you are intrigued by acrylic's potential, or have worked in acrylic for years, this class has something for everyone!

Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Dates & Times

#1: Jan 22-Feb 26, Mondays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

#2: Sun, 3/11 - 4/22 (skip 4/1), 3:30-5:45pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Cold Wax & Oil

Learn the magic of working with cold wax & oil paints - - when these mediums are put together, alchemy happens! Become versed in using elements of color and shape to make a vibrant and dynamic painting.

All levels

Dates & Times

March 14, Wednesday 6-9 pm
Ages: 18 & up
Instructor: Jennifer MacLean
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Drawing & Painting: Flowers, Gardens & Landscapes

Painting and drawing flowers and landscapes is easy and fun- you will be amazed as you bring them to life! In this class you will learn how to draw and paint a wide variety of natural subjects. We will cover lighting, color harmony, composition, and many other subjects to help you to bring your artwork to life! The subjects will be taught in a step-by-step fashion, in which you will be able to follow along with the steps while they are being done in front of the class. 

Al Levels

Dates & Times

Mar 12-Apr 16, Mondays 1-3 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Drawing & Painting: People, Portraits & Caricatures!

Painting and drawing people is easy and fun- you will be amazed as you bring them to life! In this class you will learn how to draw and paint a wide variety of people. We will cover anatomy, lighting, color harmony, composition, and many other subjects to help you to bring your dartwork to life! The subjects will be taught in a step-by-step fashion, in which you will be able to follow along with the steps while they are being done in front of the class. 

Al Levels

Dates & Times

Jan 22-Feb 26, Mondays 1-3 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Juicy Affirmation Cards

This class is about having fun, playing with color, and exploring many different mediums. You will leave with 6-8 colorful cards that can be shared, enjoyed or used as miniature journal cards. All supplies will be provided, grab your favorite beverage and adventurous spirit and let's have some fun. This class is fast moving and gratifying!

Dates & Times

March 7, Wednesday 6-9 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Jennifer MacLean
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Kids' Painting

Acrylics are one of the most versatile media ever invented! Bright, luminous colors, ease of use, and infinite techniques make acrylic painting a boundless, creative choice. Whether you are intrigued by acrylic's potential, or have worked in acrylic for years, this class has something for everyone! 

Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Registration includes all supplies.

Dates & Times

Sun, 3/11 - 4/22 (skip 4/1), 12:30-2:30pm
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Oil Painting Workshop

Oil painting is a fun way to express your creative spirit. It's the most forgiving of all painting mediums. As you develop your skills, you'll soon be on your way! We will learn how to blend colors, which brush to use and how to apply the paint. You will be guided through different techniques such as: wet-on-wet, fat over lean, palette knives painting, and so on. All levels

Dates & Times

February 22, Thursday 11 am-5 pm
Ages: 18 & up
Instructor: Anna Mastronardi Novak
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Painting Large: Soul Painting

Abstract and calming; using mixed media, all levels we will do some fun loose warm ups and all have a private easel spot to paint freely to fun music and movements.

All Levels

Dates & Times

February 17, Saturday 10:30 am-1:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Jackie Cort
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Print! Paint! Create! Making Your Own Designs

Making our own designs with easy ways to print and create stacks of art to frame or use as cards/ other projects/ journals/jewelry etc/ we will print paper and fabrics,
Lots of surprises in this class, you will have heaps of fun and stacks of treasures! You may bring items to print on if you wish. (Not required though)

All Levels.

Dates & Times

March 10, Saturday 10:30 am-1:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Jackie Cort
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Silk Painting

In this fun workshop, students will learn the basics of painting upon silk using the Serti technique. In the workshop, students will learn the basics of how to select silks for painting. They will learn to draw their design on silk and apply resist to the pattern as well as learning how to paint on the silk using silk dyes.

Dates & Times

February 24, Saturday 11 am-3 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Rebecca Wachtman
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Teen Watercolor Workshop

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. Discover 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

March 24, Saturday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: 13-18
Instructor: Anna Mastronardi Novak
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

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

March 29, Thursday 11 am-5 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Anna Mastronardi Novak
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Understanding Color - Consecutive Week

Have you ever been frustrated when choosing colors for an art project, sewing project, painting or even deciding what to wear? Does it seem that sometimes you get it and other times you don't? Learning basic color theory will give you the tools, knowledge and understanding to make those choices a whole lot easier and more fun.

Dates & Times

Mar 11-Mar 25, Sundays 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Lois Gaylord
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Watercolor Painting I

Enjoy the fascinating, vibrant world of watercolor in this exciting class! We will paint a variety of subjects- landscapes, animals, portraits, and still lives, and explore color, value, shadow, perspective, materials, and brush handling in this fun and informative class for everyone! The subjects will be taught in a step-by-step fashion. You will be able to follow along with the steps to the paintings as they are being done in front of the class. 

Beginner to Advanced

PLEASE NOTE: Price listed in catalog is incorrect.  Online price reflects lengthened class.

Dates & Times

Mar 12-Apr 16, Mondays 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio