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September 2015

Art & Wine: Watercolor Technique

Students will learn design in watercolor painting.  Make your own unique image while having fun drinking wine! Bring friends and enjoy a fun class while learning practical techniques.  All supplies and a glass of wine included. All Levels.

This workshop is a part of our Art & Wine program. Enjoy a glass of wine while creating beautiful artwork! You must be 21 years or older to participate. Class fees include art supplies and a glass of wine. Bring a friend or family member! Advanced registration required.

Dates & Times

September 12, Saturday 6-9 pm
Ages: 21 & up
Instructor: Bethany Chapman
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

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

Sep 15-Oct 6, Tuesdays 7-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

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

Sep 16-Oct 7, Wednesdays 7-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Dichro Glass Earrings

Learn glass fusing while creating dazzling earrings! Beginner

Dates & Times

September 19, Saturday 10 am-2 pm
Ages: Teen - 13+
Instructor: Dolors Ruscha
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Sushi Set

This class is a chance to think about design in terms of a set, as well as use a vitrigraph kiln to vertically pull your own accent cane and stringers. Beginner

Dates & Times

September 20, Sunday 12 noon-4 pm
Ages: Teen - 13+
Instructor: Carol Doherty
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Acrylic 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! We will cover the basics of composition, light & shadow, color harmony, and perspective. You will have the opportunity to paint a variety of subjects: landscapes, animals, plants, national parks, birds, sailboats, still lifes. We will delve into some of the alternative techniques acrylics has to offer: washes, layering, dripping, sponging, spraying, textured mediums, collage, etc!  Expand your creative horizons in this fun and informative class! Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Dates & Times

Sep 20-Oct 25, Sundays 4-6:30 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

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!

Dates & Times

Sep 20-Oct 25, Sundays 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Acrylic Painting for Kids

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! We will cover the basics of composition, light & shadow, color harmony, and perspective. You will have the opportunity to paint a variety of subjects: landscapes, animals, plants, national parks, birds, sailboats, still lives. We will delve into some of the alternative techniques acrylics has to offer: washes, layering, dripping, sponging, spraying, textured mediums, collage, etc! Expand your creative horizons in this fun and informative class! Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Dates & Times

Sep 20-Oct 25, Sundays 1-3 pm
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Pastels

Pastels are a beautiful, exciting, vibrant art form that you can bring anywhere- and they yield amazingly bright, vibrant, color-infused art! We will be doing a variety of subjects- Landscapes, animals, and still lives, and will explore color, value, highlights, shadows and materials, in this fun and informative class for everyone! This class will primarily focus on the use of Hard Pastels and Oil Pastels. Beginner, Intermediate

Dates & Times

Sep 21-Oct 26, Mondays 10 am-12:30 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

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.

During this five week class, we will read and discuss several stories. In addition, each student will have the opportunity to write and workshop a new story.

Age Range-Due to content of the stories discussed, this class is intended for students older than 15.

Beginning-Intermediate

Dates & Times

Sep 21-Oct 19, Mondays 4-6 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Seth Riley
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Basic Drawing

In this class students will have the opportunity to learn the basics of creating works of art, exploring new ways of seeing and tapping into their imaginative abilities. In a more holistic, non-orthodox approach to drawing, you will learn how to use your creative brain to see as an artist sees. Through weekly exercises and two drawing projects you will become familiar with the natural way to explore negative space, proportion, shading, perspective, and other essential elements to represent what you see.    All Levels

Dates & Times

Sep 21-Nov 9, Mondays 4-6:30 pm
Ages: All Ages from 13
Instructor: Patricia Ariel
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Beadmaking 101

If you're fascinated by baubles, bangles, and beads, this is the class 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

Sep 23-Oct 28, Wednesdays 6-10 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Drawing

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!

Dates & Times

Sep 23-Oct 28, Wednesdays 10 am-12:30 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Watercolor Painting

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

Dates & Times

Sep 25-Oct 30, Fridays 10 am-12:30 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Dichro Glass Pendants

Experience the exciting technique of fusing dichroic glass by making stunning one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces. Beginner

Dates & Times

September 26, Saturday 10 am-2 pm
Ages: Teen - 13+
Instructor: Dolors Ruscha
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Cedar Bark Cell Phone Basket

Using one's own cell phone as a guide, this small pouch is woven and twined simultaneously with ash and wire over cedar bark spokes. The finish is a fold border.


Intermediate

Dates & Times

September 26, Saturday 10 am-4:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Polly Sutton
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Glass Fusing and Kilnforming I

This in depth technical class starts off with the basics of cutting glass, and will lead you through making several of your own projects.  The fundamental skills necessary to work on your own in the kiln shop will be introduced through demonstrations, discussions and instructor lead projects.  Kiln preparation and set up will also be introduced.  Beginner

Dates & Times

Sep 28-Nov 16, Mondays 6-10 pm
Ages: 16+
Instructor: Carol Doherty
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Glassblowing I

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

Dates & Times

Sep 29-Nov 17, Tuesdays 6-10 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Isaac Fuerman
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

Glassblowing II

If you already know the basics of blowing glass, but aren't quite ready to work on your own, this class is for you. The use of handles, bits, and wraps will be covered, as will color application. Intermediate - Prerequisite: Glass I (taken twice) or one year experience

Dates & Times

Sep 30-Nov 18, Wednesdays 6-10 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Jo Andersson
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop