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April 2016

Sublime Silver Stack Rings

Soldering is magic. Making metal stick to itself with metal glue? Totally magic! Come learn some magic and go home with 3 lovely sterling silver stack rings to prove it. If you have never used a torch before, this is the class for you. Short, sweet, and highly productive. The instructor will be with you every step of the way.

Dates & Times

April 2, Saturday 1-5 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Julia Lowther
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

Beginning Lapidary

Student will learn techniques to shape a slab of stone into a cabochon suitable for use in jewelry or other art work (hardness no greater than 7). 

Properties of types of stone and recognizing optimum shape for a cabochon will be taught. 

Students will be instructed in machine usage and safety as well as machine cleaning after use.

Dates & Times

Apr 2-Apr 23, Saturdays 10 am-12:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

Mixin It Up, Tile Style with Alcohol Inks

What do you get when you combine Alcohol inks with a few simple tools?  Absolutely gorgeous, brilliantly colorful, amazingly textured creations. Drip, drop, blow, drizzle. Paintings glow like stained glass. No painting experience needed!  Quick, easy, and fun; and very few materials needed! We will make a beautiful tile to hang on the wall or to be displayed on a table easel. All Levels.

Dates & Times

April 2, Saturday 11 am-1 pm
Ages: 13 & up
Instructor: Kathy Lynott
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Drypoint Printmaking

Drypoint is a non-acid etching method, made by scratching into a zinc or plexi plate, inking by wiping ink into the scratched and textured plate, and printing.

This class is from our series of afternoon printmaking workshops, one session each. Each session will focus on a technique of basic printmaking: Drypoint, chine colle, monoprint and hybrid prints. Demonstrations by the instructor will be followed by studio work time and individualized attention. Use of the press, of printing papers and inks, and how to play/work in the printmaking medium will be covered. Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Dates & Times

April 3, Sunday 12 noon-4 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Elizabeth Brinton
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio

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 the Everett School District's Spring Break dates. Please double check with your child's school district.

Dates & Times

Apr 4-Apr 7, Monday-Thursday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 6-12
Instructor: Nikki Gardner (Wheeler)
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Glassblowing I

The basics of working with molten glass will be covered in this eight week class. Beginner

Dates & Times

Apr 5-May 24, Tuesdays 6-10 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Isaac Fuerman
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

Single Session Intro To Glassblowing

The art of forming molten glass dates back to 3500 BC. This single day 8 hour intensive workshop is your chance to experience the thrill of working with the molten media that has captivated for centuries. You will learn the art of gathering glass from the furnace, and using fire, gravity and simple hand tools you will create forms of various shapes and sizes. Beginner

Dates & Times

April 9, Saturday 9 am-6 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Schack Staff
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

Monoprint Printmaking

Monoprints are created by inking a smooth plexi plate and drawing and wiping into it and then printing.  We will work in color and black and white.

This class is from our series of afternoon printmaking workshops, one session each. Each session will focus on a technique of basic printmaking: Drypoint, chine colle, monoprint and hybrid prints. Demonstrations by the instructor will be followed by studio work time and individualized attention. Use of the press, of printing papers and inks, and how to play/work in the printmaking medium will be covered. Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Dates & Times

April 10, Sunday 12 noon-4 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Elizabeth Brinton
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio

Chine Colle Printmaking

Chine Colle is an exciting way to work with colored papers in combination with other printing methods to incorporate colors and shapes.

This class is from our series of afternoon printmaking workshops, one session each. Each session will focus on a technique of basic printmaking: Drypoint, chine colle, monoprint and hybrid prints. Demonstrations by the instructor will be followed by studio work time and individualized attention. Use of the press, of printing papers and inks, and how to play/work in the printmaking medium will be covered. Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Dates & Times

April 17, Sunday 12 noon-4 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Elizabeth Brinton
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio

Art How2's 2016: Art Inspired 21st Century Skills: Communication/Collaboration/Critical Thinking/Creativity

Art How2's 2016 classes examine Art Inspired 21st Century Skills: Communication/Collaboration/Critical Thinking/Creativity.

Go beyond art projects and dive into art integration by learning instructional strategies that weave visual art standards and 21st Century Skills with core curricula to create engaging learning experiences for your students.

Series offered for SPU credit/clock hours or Everett SD clock hours.

Dates & Times

Apr 20-May 11, Wednesdays 6-8:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Mari Atkinson
Location: Multiple

Beginning/Intermediate Silversmithing

Beginning students will learn how to fabricate jewelry from metal sheet and wire.  Begin with basic skills such as forging, soldering and setting cabochon stones.  Learn to use a jeweler's saw and other hand tools.

Dates & Times

Apr 26-May 17, Tuesdays 7-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

Intermediate/Advanced Silversmithing

*Students must have taken the Beginning-Intermediate Silversmithing course or have instructor's permission to take this class.

Intermediate students can continue creating jewelry on directed projects with the instructor. Design a project with the instructor's guidance and advance forward with more complicated processes.

$20 supply fee payable to instructor at class. Additonal fees may be charged depending on materials used by student.

Dates & Times

Apr 27-May 18, Wednesdays 7-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio