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Teen Art Classes

Advanced Traditional Jewelry Making

Learn to make a bracelet with celtic spirals using traditional and advanced jewelry making techniques.

Intermediate.

Dates & Times

April 5, Thursday 5-7 pm
Ages: 12 & up
Instructor: Natina Norton
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

Beginners Traditional Jewelry Making

Learn to make a pair of earrings using traditional jewelry making methods, wire, and beads.

Beginning

Dates & Times

March 21, Wednesday 5-7 pm
Ages: 12 & up
Instructor: Natina Norton
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

Beginning & Intermediate Bronze Metal Clay Jewelry

This class will teach beginning students how to manipulate the clay by using molding compound and textures. Students will complete 3-5 projects during class. Intermediate students will learn additional gem setting techniques and further hone their skills.

All Levels

Note: This date is different than listed in the catalog.
 

Dates & Times

February 24, Saturday 10:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages: Ages 16 & up
Instructor: Suz O'Dell
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Beginning Machine Sewing

Have you ever wanted to learn to sew? Do you have a sewing machine sitting around gathering dust, perhaps still in the box? Then dust off that machine and join us to finally learn how to use it! In this hands-on, project-oriented class, you will learn the basics of machine sewing, from choosing the right materials, to ironing a finished project.

Dates & Times

Mar 31-Apr 28, Saturdays 2-4 pm
Ages: 12 & up
Instructor: Annaleah Riley
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Block Printing - Fun with Inking

Learn the beautiful technique of  block (relief) printing in this workshop.  Acquire all the skills needed to create and enjoy making your own hand-pulled prints.

All Levels

Dates & Times

March 24, Saturday 1-4 pm
Ages: 12 & up
Instructor: Leslie Nan Moon
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio

Cartooning for Kids

Write! Draw! Ink! This workshop allows young artists to learn the process of cartooning and drawing caricatures. Campers will follow along on a step by step basis to draw some favorite characters as well as create their own characters and write and draw their own stories.


All Levels.

All supplies provided.

Dates & Times

Mar 12-Apr 16, Mondays 4-5:30 pm
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Celtic Lettering (Calligraphy)

Rooted in History, Uncials are a delightful rounded letterform that are easy to learn and useful. In this class we will study a few historical samples from the Book of Kells.With this inspiration we will learn how the basic shapes are made that form the alphabet. Next we will use a Calligraphy pen to write the alphabet. Understanding how to use the pen will be an important part of this class.

Dates & Times

March 3, Saturday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Kathy Barker
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Ceramic Blue Birds of Happiness

The symbol of a bluebird as the harbinger of happiness is found in many cultures and may date back thousands of years. Join us to learn basic hand building techniques to build your own blue bird of happiness. Fun for the whole family! 

This is a non-school day. 

All Levels

Dates & Times

February 19, Monday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: 8 & up
Instructor: Tina Carpenter
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Ceramic Flowers

Make high fired flowers to be used outside in the garden or in the house to usher Spring in the door!

All Levels

Dates & Times

March 24, Saturday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: 8 & up
Instructor: Tina Carpenter
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Ceramic Garden Sun

The students will learn basic clay techniques to build a high fired "Mexican" Sun. 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.  All Levels

This class falls on the Everett School District's Spring Break.

Dates & Times

April 6, Friday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: 8 & up
Instructor: Tina Carpenter
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Ceramic Hanging Face Pots

The students will learn basic clay techniques to build high fired hanging rock pots. They can be personalized to look like someone you know or ideas from the instructor.

Note - this class is on a Everett School District non-school day.

Dates & Times

January 29, Monday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: 8 & up
Instructor: Tina Carpenter
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Continuing Lampwork Glass Beadmaking

If you have taken Beginning Lampwork Glass and would like an advanced course  in the medium, then this is the class for you. Continue to build your torch and shaping skills. Intermediate

Dates & Times

March 17, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

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

Drawing for Kids

Drawing is extremely easy and fun! We will be drawing a variety of subjects such as landscapes, animals, flowers and still lives in this class. We will be working in several drawing media and will be covering contrast, highlights/shadow, composition etc. in this exciting class! The subjects will be taught in a step-by-step fashion. You will be able to follow along with the steps to acheive beautiful finished projects!


All supplies included in cost of class.

Dates & Times

Jan 21-Feb 25, Sundays 12:30-2:30 pm
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Drawing I - Mondays

Drawing is extremely easy and fun! We will be drawing a variety of subjects such as landscapes, animals, flowers and still lives in this class. We will be working in several drawing media and will be covering contrast, highlights/shadow, composition etc. in this exciting class! The subjects will be taught in a step-by-step fashion. You will be able to follow along with the steps to acheive beautiful finished projects!

Please bring supplies on the first day of class.

Dates & Times

Mar 12-Apr 16, Mondays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Drawing I - Wed Evenings

Come learn the fundamentals of drawing in this introductory class! Students will focus on linear perspective, shape, value and form. Beginner

Dates & Times

#1: Feb 21-Mar 28, Wednesdays 5:30-8 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Byron Bratt
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

#2: Apr 11-May 16, Wednesdays 5:30-8 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Byron Bratt
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Drawing on Glass - Birds

Working with your drawing on paper or templates provided by instructor, you will draw your bird designs on clear glass using paints that can be fired in the kiln.

All levels.

All supplies provided. 

Dates & Times

March 4, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Joan Bazaz
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Drawing on Glass - Botanicals

Working with your drawing on paper or templates provided by instructor, you will draw your botanical designs on clear glass using paints that can be fired in the kiln.

The pieces will be fired by the instructor in her Ballard studio and will be available within the week.

Dates & Times

February 4, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Joan Bazaz
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Edit Your Manuscript

Are you sitting on a completed or almost completed manuscript? Do you have myriad pieces that you know fit together-and, yet, you don't know how to make everything mesh? If so, we hope you will join us! This workshop will walk you through the ins and outs of revising and editing your manuscript. We will walk through strategies and tactics that will make the daunting process of polishing your work manageable and even, dare I say it, fun.

Dates & Times

Mar 12-Apr 2, Mondays 4-6 pm
Ages: Ages 16 & up
Instructor: Seth Riley
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Encaustic & The Book

Explore how to incorporate encaustic transfers into the bookmaking process. Text, images and ephemera are options for creating content to include for your encaustic book in this 1-day workshop. Individual workstations are provided.

Beginning

 

 

Dates & Times

March 10, Saturday 10:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Deborah Kapoor
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Expressive Spinner Rings

Bring an unadorned finger to class, and take it home decked out in a fabulous sterling silver spinner ring hand made by you! Learn the secret to simple silver metal inlay to personalize your spinning copper band with meaningful words, names, or symbols. All materials and tools provide, including use of the torch.  Bring nothing - go home with new jewelry.  Have a blast in the process! (Making a ring for a lucky someone else? Measure the destination finger in advance with a strip of paper or a piece of string, and bring that to class.) Beginner

Dates & Times

March 10, Saturday 10:30 am-5 pm
Ages: Ages 16 & up
Instructor: Julia Lowther
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

Fabric Dyeing

In this fun workshop, students will have the opportunity to play and experiment with 4 different types of dyeing techniques including: Ice Dyeing, Modern Shibori, Eco Dyeing, and Rust Dyeing. Students will be going home with several samples of each type of dyeing as well as instruction sheets so they can continue to work with the various techniques at home.

Dates & Times

Mar 17 & Mar 18, Saturday & Sunday 10:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Rebecca Wachtman
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Garden Stone Workshop

In this class, we will learn the double indirect method of laying mosaics to create a one-of-a-kind 11 x 11 personal art piece.

Beginning

Dates & Times

February 24, Saturday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Sandi Staples
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Healing Through Art

Art is known for being relaxing, releasing and rejuvenating. No drawing experience needed for this class, it is about the individual transformation of the student.

All levels.

Dates & Times

February 17, Saturday 1-3 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Amanda Stovall
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Industrial Style Jewelry Making

Learn to make unique, industrial style wearable art using traditional jewelry making methods, wire, and beads as well as upcycled computer parts.

All Levels.

Dates & Times

Feb 9 & Feb 16, Fridays 5-7 pm
Ages: 12 & up
Instructor: Natina Norton
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

Intro to Drypoint (Intaglio)

A great introduction to the intaglio process! Drypoint is done by drawing directly on a plate using a sharp pointed tool without using acid. Drypoint is known for its velvety, rich, tonal line and textural quality that results when a burr is lifted in the metal (or plexiglass) plate during the drawing process.

Dates & Times

February 24, Saturday 1-4 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Leslie Nan Moon
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio

Introduction to Creative Non-Fiction and Memoir

Everyone has a story to tell! This class will investigate the art of crafting a compelling memoir as well as give introduction to the burgeoning field of Creative Non-Fiction. In this class, you will be presented with a number of inspiring examples to help you begin to consider how you might pursue your own craft.

Dates & Times

Feb 6-Mar 6, Tuesdays 4-6 pm
Ages: Ages 16 & up
Instructor: Seth Riley
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Introduction to Creative Non-Fiction and Memoir Workshop

Everyone has a story to tell! This one-day workshop will investigate the art of crafting a compelling memoir as well as give introduction to the burgeoning field of creative non-fiction. In this workshop, you will be presented with a number of inspiring examples to help you begin to consider how you might pursue your own craft.

Dates & Times

December 9, Saturday 2-5 pm
Ages: Ages 16 & up
Instructor: Seth Riley
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

Lampwork Glass Beadmaking

If you're fascinated by baubles, bangles, and beads, this one day class is for you. You will make many glass beads as you learn the basic skills of heating Moretti (soft) glass, applying it to a mandrel, and shaping it with tools. Beginner

Dates & Times

#1: December 2, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#2: January 27, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#3: February 10, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#4: March 3, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#5: April 28, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Lampwork Pendant Fundamentals

This is an introductory lampwork/borosilicate class that will include vital information to a hobbyist or aspiring glassblower.

Beginner

Dates & Times

#1: January 19, Friday 5-9 pm
Ages: 13 & up
Instructor: Jacob Petersen
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#2: February 16, Friday 5-9 pm
Ages: 13 & up
Instructor: Jacob Petersen
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#3: March 23, Friday 5-9 pm
Ages: 13 & up
Instructor: Jacob Petersen
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Learn How to Write Short Fiction

This class will provide new writers the tools that they need to begin writing short stories. We will cover the basic concepts of composition as well as also peek into the nitty-gritty aspects of style and method so you can begin writing the stories that only you can write.

Beginning-Intermediate

Dates & Times

Apr 8-May 6, Sundays 2-4 pm
Ages: Ages 16 & up
Instructor: Seth Riley
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

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

Pine Needle Basket Weaving - Intermediate

Expand your design ideas by learning how to incorporate "windows", snake wraps, beads and decorative stitches to your pine needle basket designs. Get individual help with your own design.

Dates & Times

#1: March 24, Saturday 10:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages: 13 & up
Instructor: Michele Morton
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

#2: April 21, Saturday 10:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages: 13 & up
Instructor: Michele Morton
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Pine Needle Basket Weaving Basics

You will learn the basic methods of coiled weaving. We will use pine needles as our weaving material, though this technique can be used with other materials as well. You will start your weaving around a decorative center. You will use the basic swirling stitch gives your woven piece stability and is very attractive. Learn how to shape your basket to its desired form.

Dates & Times

#1: February 10, Saturday 10:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages: 13 & up
Instructor: Michele Morton
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

#2: March 10, Friday 10:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages: 13 & up
Instructor: Michele Morton
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Poetry in the Afternoon

Are you dabbling with poetry? Do you have notebooks half-filled with lines you are trying to perfect? Or, perhaps, you are trying to figure out how to read poetry and are struggling to understand how the masters can pack such a wallop in so few words.

Join us as we wade into the glade of the poetic form.

Dates & Times

March 24, Saturday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 16 & up
Instructor: Seth Riley
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Surface Design Series: #2 Hand Stitch & Embellishment

This workshop will work with basic stitch/embroidery techniques to create two projects. Students will be embellishing small pieces of fabric which they will use to create a small, wearable pocket/pouch. For the second project, students will create a small cover for a mini art-journal which they will also make in class.

Dates & Times

April 14, Saturday 11 am-3 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Rebecca Wachtman
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Surface Design Series: #3 Artful Weaving

In this workshop, students will create their own basic loom using a picture frame, nails, and a hammer. Students will then use their loom to practice basic weaving methods using a variety of fibers. Students will also create a small art-weaving using natural items as their loom.

Dates & Times

April 21, Saturday 11 am-3 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Rebecca Wachtman
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Surface Design Series: #4 Printing, Stenciling & Image Transfer

In this workshop, students will be experimenting with a wide variety of surface design techniques including: stamping on fabric with premade stamps, carving simple stamps, eco-printing, mono-printing, using premade stencils, creating stencils, and image transfer.

Beginning

Dates & Times

April 28, Saturday 11 am-4 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

Video: Your Visual Story on Phone or Pad (Teens)

Creating videos does not require bulky cameras or heavy editing gear. Join us as we storyboard, shoot and edit the movies you think up. Along the way we'll discuss camera work, plots and other ways the audience can be pulled into the visual story you create.

Dates & Times

Feb 4-Feb 18, Sundays 1-4 pm
Ages: 13-17
Instructor: Nat Seymour
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

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

Weekend Creature Feature

This class will focus on introducing students to sculptural flameworking in borosilcate glass with an emphasis on creating creatures both real and fantastic. We will touch upon elements such as texture, proportion, and structure to inform our skills and where and how we apply different hot working techniques to get the best possible results. We won't be focusing on photo realism but working on the basics and having a good time with them.

Beginning.

Dates & Times

Mar 31 & Apr 7, Saturdays 10 am-4:30 pm
Ages: 13 & up
Instructor: Jessie Blackmer
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Write a Novel This Month!

Do you want to write a novel? Sure, but it seems impossible, right? It isn't impossible: writing a novel is entirely attainable, and Schack is here to help you do it.   

Beginning-Intermediate

Dates & Times

Jan 28-Mar 4, Sundays 2-4 pm
Ages: Ages 16 & up
Instructor: Seth Riley
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1