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Abstract Garden Art Paintings

Choose from the different large wood cutouts to create two fun wood pieces for your garden or patio.  So fun!

Dates & Times

June 9, Saturday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Jackie Cort
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

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: 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

#2: May 21-Jun 25, Mondays 6:45-8:45 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

#3: Jul 8-Aug 12, Sundays 3:30-5:45 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Big and Bold Abstracts

Let’s go Big!
We'll be using bold colors to create a large gesture painting on canvas, incorporating writing, painting, and mixed media.

Dates & Times

May 5, Saturday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Jackie Cort
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Drawing & Painting Animals Camp

Painting and drawing animals is easy and fun- you will be amazed as you bring these creatures to life! In this class you will learn how to draw and paint a wide variety of animals doing what they do best- running, jumping, flying, swimming, etc.

Dates & Times

Jul 9-Jul 13, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Drawing & Painting Sea Creatures Camp

Painting and drawing sea creatures is easy and fun- you will be amazed as you bring these animals to life! In this class you will learn how to draw and paint a wide variety of sea life like sea horses, octopi, sea lions, shrimp, blowfish etc!

Dates & Times

Aug 6-Aug 10, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Drawing & Painting: Nature!

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

Wed, 6/20-8/1 (skip 7/4), 4-5:45 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Fantasy and Sci Fi Creatures Camp

Explore the fascinating world of fantasy creatures in this exciting new class! We will depict Dragons, Dinos, Mecha, Monsters, Robots, Elves, Gnomes, Trolls, Shape- Shifters, Mutants, Clones, Giant Insectoids, Animal- Creature Hybrids, Multi- Creature Hybrids, and all the amazing things they do! Running, flying, swimming, battling foes, rescuing heroes, breathing fire, etc,!

Dates & Times

#1: Jun 25-Jun 29, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

#2: Aug 6-Aug 10, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Gratitude Boxes

In this class you will make a mixed media "miracle" box to store your "wishes" and wants, and "miracles" you are grateful for!

We will explore, play and have a really fun time as we learn new skills with paint, resin, and ephemeral materials.

Dates & Times

May 9 & May 16, Wednesdays 6-9 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Jennifer MacLean
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio

Intermediate Encaustic Workshop

Calling all previous Encaustic students, or anyone who already loves the buttery medium that is encaustic. This new workshop is designed to create more depth and luminesce layers to your work, using hard color verses translucent and a few burn techniques. An overview of intermediate to advanced techniques will take your work to the next level of joy and complexity.

Beginning Encaustic or a recent introductory encaustic class is a prerequisite for this course.

Dates & Times

June 24, Sunday 11:30 am-2:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Jackie Cort
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

#1: 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

#2: Jul 8-Aug 12, Sundays 12:30-2:30 pm
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

August 9, Thursday 11 am-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anna Mastronardi Novak
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Painting Camp

Acrylic paints 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!

Dates & Times

#1: Jul 9-Jul 13, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

#2: Aug 13-Aug 17, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Painting On Silk for Quilters

Create the colors and textures you want by creating your own fat quarters. Using permanent dyes, we will learn to mix, blend, and texture colors to create fabrics that are one of a kind.

Dates & Times

June 23, Saturday 10:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages: Ages 16 & up
Instructor: Janet Lehwalder
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Summer Art Camp

Joint the fun for five fantastic days of art making! In this art camp, your child will explore drawing and painting with fine art mediums including watercolor, acrylic, pastel, pencil and ink!

Dates & Times

#1: Jun 25-Jun 29, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 6-10
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#2: Jul 9-Jul 13, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 6-10
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#3: Jul 30-Aug 3, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 6-10
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#4: Aug 13-Aug 17, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 6-10
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Teen Painting Camp

Acrylic paints 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!

Dates & Times

Aug 13-Aug 17, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 13-18
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

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

July 19, Thursday 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

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

#2: June 14, 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

Aug 11-Aug 25, Saturdays 10:30 am-1:30 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

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

#2: Wed, 6/20-8/1 (skip 7/4), 6:45-8:45 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio