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May 2018

Basic Glass Cutting

In this class, students learn about basic tools to cut and break apart glass.

You will learn how to do the three basic cuts: inside curves, outside curves, and straight lines. Students will have the skills to be more creative when taking fusing classes. This class is also for anyone wanting to improve their cutting skills.

Dates & Times

May 5, Saturday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln 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

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

May 8-May 29, Tuesdays 7-9 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

Intermediate Stained Glass -Tuesday Morning

This class is designed to teach students techniques beyond the basics. You choose the project and skills you would like to learn or improve.

Previous stained glass knowledge is required.

Dates & Times

May 8-Jun 12, Tuesdays 10:30 am-12:30 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Intermediate/Advanced Silversmithing

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

Join other students who have taken Beginning Silversmithing and further your skills by working side by side with individual projects. Instructor will work on projects and demonstrate techniques as well. A general supply list is available. You may also have a conversation with the instructor about your project at sign up.

Dates & Times

May 9-May 30, Wednesdays 7-9 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

Intermediate Stained Glass -Thursday Night

This class is designed to teach students techniques beyond the basics. You choose the project and skills you would like to learn or improve.

Previous stained glass knowledge is required.

Dates & Times

May 10-Jun 14, Thursdays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Art in the Garden: Fused Geometric Plant Stakes

These fused bright colorful contemporary garden plant stakes will add a splash of color to your yard and patio.

Dates & Times

#1: May 12, Saturday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#2: May 20, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

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

May 12, Saturday 1-4 pm
Ages: 12 & up
Instructor: Leslie Nan Moon
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking 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).

4 sessions

Beginner

Dates & Times

May 16-Jun 6, Wednesdays 5:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

Successful Milky Way Photos

Efficiently shoot dramatic Milky Way images by following a straightforward set of steps to plan, capture and post-process in Lightroom or Photoshop. Learn how to be at the right place at the right time with the right gear. Do not waste your time standing around frustrated in the dark. The camera can see much more of the night sky than the human eye, but you will need editing to bring out the glory of this hidden universe.

Dates & Times

May 17, Thursday 7-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bill Ray
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Lapidary Open Studio

Spend the afternoon working independently on your lapidary project. We will have a room monitor available but no instruction. We provide the equipment, you provide your own rocks.

Pre-requisite: Beginning Lapidary or pass an access test with monitor.

Pre-registration required.

Dates & Times

May 18, Friday 10:30 am-1:30 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

Photo Based Collage

Photo-based collaging is both a creative and intuitive way of producing an art piece using images you already have!

We all have extra copies of unframed pictures, masses of forgotten digital images sitting on our cameras and phones, or sentimental magazines that occupy too much space at home. These are the perfect image sources for this class! Your work may also include sentimental trinkets, jewelry, greeting cards, letters, (you name it!) - anything that can be repurposed, incorporated into a vision board, or immortalized as an art piece to be displayed at home, at work, or gifted to a loved one.

Dates & Times

May 18, Friday 6-9 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Berette Macaulay
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Zentangle 101

Zentangle is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. It increases focus and creativity, provides artistic satisfaction along with an increased sense of personal wellbeing.

Dates & Times

May 19, Saturday 2-4 pm
Ages: 12 & up
Instructor: Sara Harlan
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Drawing I - Sundays

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!

This class is for All Levels

Dates & Times

May 20-Jun 24, Sundays 3:30-5:45 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

May 20-Jun 24, Sundays 12:30-2:30 pm
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
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

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

Beginning Stained Glass

This introductory class provides a foundation for stained glass using the copper foil technique.  We will cover designing projects for glass, the art of glass cutting, grinding, foiling, soldering, finishing and presentation. 

Dates & Times

May 23-Jun 27, Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Agees 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Weekend Advanced Silversmithing

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

Join other students who have taken Beginning Silversmithing and further your skills by working side by side with individual projects. Instructor will work on projects and demonstrate techniques as well. A general supply list is available. You may also have a conversation with the instructor about your project at sign up.

Dates & Times

Jun 23 & Jun 24, Saturday & Sunday 9 am-1 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

Horror in a Flash: Horror Flash Fiction Writing

Dark and stormy nights are yours to write, slash, and boil down to 1,000 words or less. In this course, you will learn about the basics of flash fiction and horror writing in order to develop your own monstrous creations.

Dates & Times

May 24-Jun 14, Thursdays 4-6 pm
Ages: Ages 16 & up
Instructor: Cecilia Kennedy
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio

Image Transfer Workshop

Image-transfers are a fun and magical way of creating an artwork using your own images, pictures from magazines, or text from newspaper print.

This technique can add texture and interesting imperfections to your images that give them a romantic quality. You can transform almost anything into an original image transfer art piece. Surfaces like ceramic tile, wood, glass, canvas, cloth bags, clothing, etc., are all good starting points to build your transfers on. 

Dates & Times

Fri 5/25, 4-6pm & Sat 5/26. 11-1pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Berette Macaulay
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio