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August 2016

Summer 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.

Come for more than one week - different projects every week!

All Levels

Dates & Times

#1: Aug 1-Aug 4, Monday-Thursday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 6-12
Instructor: Nikki Gardner (Wheeler)
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#2: Aug 15-Aug 18, Monday-Thursday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 6-12
Instructor: Nikki Gardner (Wheeler)
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Exploring Great Artists II

Have fun playing with different mediums and styles while gaining the gift of knowledge of famous periods in art history and recognition of some of the most famous artists in the world. Five artists, five projects. Wear old clothes.


All Levels

Dates & Times

Aug 1-Aug 5, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 8-12
Instructor: Kimberlie Brayman
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

High School Glassblowing

Teens, this class is your opportunity to learn to blow glass. Using 2000° furnaces (hot enough to turn a mixture of sand and soda ash into glass) you will practice the basics of blown glass and solid sculpted forms.  No prerequisite.  Beginner

Dates & Times

Aug 2-Aug 5, Tuesday-Friday 10 am-2 pm
Ages: 14-18
Instructor: Jo Andersson
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

Intermediate Stained Glass

This class is designed for those already involved in a stained glass project. Bring your project and supplies and be ready to go.

Previous stained glass knowledge is a must.

Dates & Times

Thursdays, Aug 4-Sept 15, (no class Aug 11), 3:30-3:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln 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

August 6, Saturday 10 am-5 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Julia Lowther
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing 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! 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

Sun, 8/7-9/18 (skip 9/4), 12:30-3pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Kids Art Camp

Your students will create fun and memorable artwork while learning a new skill or technique. Kids should join the class to have fun exploring their imagination and creativity. These projects you are sure to keep for years to come. 


Projects could include:
Paper Mache Houses
Jewelry
Watercolor Animals
Cartooning
Pen & Ink 

All Levels.


Dates & Times

Aug 8-Aug 12, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 6-10
Instructor: Bethany Chapman
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Teen Acrylic Painting Camp

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! All Levels

Dates & Times

Aug 8-Aug 12, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 13-18
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 lifelike sea horses, octopi, sea lions, shrimp, blowfish etc! We will cover anatomy, lighting, color harmony, composition, and many other subjects to help you to bring your animals 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. 

All Levels

All supplies included.

Dates & Times

Aug 8-Aug 12, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
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

Aug 9-Aug 30, Tuesdays 7-9 pm
Ages: 18 & up
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

Aug 10-Aug 31, Wednesdays 7-9 pm
Ages: 18 & up
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

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

August 13, Saturday 9:30 am-5:45 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Schack Staff
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

Art & Coffee: Zentangle in Colored Pencil

Join in the fun and learn to draw a Zentangle! Art and coffee is a time to enjoy drawing and learning a new technique all while laughing with friends.

Dates & Times

August 14, Sunday 1-3 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Bethany Chapman
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Teen Drawing Intensive

Learn to draw or hone your skills! Students will learn techniques in Drawing while creating projects they will be proud to show off! Some of the projects include:

Grid drawing
One, two and three point perspective
Cartooning

All Levels

There will be a $20 supply fee made payable to the instructor on the first day of class.

Dates & Times

Aug 15-Aug 17, Monday-Wednesday 1-4 pm
Ages: 13-17
Instructor: Bethany Chapman
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Creative Expression for Kids

Set your kids' inner artist free practicing a variety of approaches to visual expression. This exploratory class will introduce the budding artist to a variety of 2 and 3 dimensional materials and mediums in creative ways. They will have fun with new and recycled materials. We'll talk about design elements and principles while creating so they take away more than works of art from this class. Supply fee payable to instructor at first class.


All Levels.

Dates & Times

Aug 15-Aug 19, Monday-Friday 12:30-2:30 pm
Ages: 6-10
Instructor: Kimberlie Brayman
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

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! 

All Levels

Dates & Times

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

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

Sa 8/20-9/17 (skip 9/3), 10-12:30pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

Kids Acrylic Painting Camp

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! All Levels

Dates & Times

Aug 22-Aug 26, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Cartooning & Caricatures Camp

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

Aug 22-Aug 26, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Sweet Silver Knot Rings

Yes, you can make TWO silver rings in less than a day! These sweet silver knot rings look fabulous stacked together on one hand, or separated on the hands of a pair of friends. Plus you get to do metal magic, because making metal stick to itself with metal glue?  Totally magic!  If you have never used a torch before, this is the class for you. The instructor will be with you every step of the way in this short and highly productive class. All materials and tools provide.  Bring nothing - go home with new jewelry.  Have a blast in the process!      All Levels

Dates & Times

August 27, Saturday 1-5 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Julia Lowther
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio