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July 2015

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

Jul 7-Jul 28, 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

Jul 8-Jul 29, Wednesdays 7-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

One Hour Plates: Color Rod Plate!

These hour long workshops are a chance to get creative in the fusing studio. Students will work with a 6" x 6" format, and try more complex color designs that include precious metal inclusions, stripes, and polka dots. Students will design a functional fused glass plate available for pick up 72 hours later. Beginner

Dates & Times

#1: July 19, Sunday 1-2 pm
Ages: 8 & up
Instructor: Ed McDonald
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#2: July 19, Sunday 2-3 pm
Ages: 8 & up
Instructor: Ed McDonald
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#3: July 19, Sunday 3-4 pm
Ages: 8 & up
Instructor: Ed McDonald
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Oil Painting

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

July 24, Friday 11 am-5 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Anna Mastronardi Novak
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Painting with Glass

 In this four week workshop, students will learn a variety of techniques to use glass powders, frits, and stringers to create painterly effects with glass.  Each week the class will focus on a specific painting technique with focused exercises and then a larger work to explore the process further.  This workshop is geared to accommodate artists that are just starting our with glass and those that are looking to add another process to their practice.  

Dates & Times

Jul 25 & Jul 26, Saturday & Sunday 10 am-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Colin O'Reilly
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

iPad CLAY ANIMATION: Animals

How do animals act after people leave the zoo?  What kind of monkey business do they get into? Students will use iPads (provided by C.A.N.) to take animation photos, and edit video and sound. Set, character and story construction will be taught. Lessons seamlessly integrate subjects like math/science and visual/language arts. View the class commercial and over 3,000 student animations at www.cancancancan.com (4 cans).  Advanced lessons are now offered in every class.

Dates & Times

Jul 27-Jul 31, Monday-Friday 1-4 pm
Ages: 6-15
Instructor: C.A.N. Clay Animation Network
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

iPad LEGO® ANIMATION: Magic

Disappear, teleport, transform.  Transmorph, telepear, disform.  Teleform, transappear, dissaport.  This class will not disappoint. Students will use iPads (provided by C.A.N.) to take animation photos, and edit video and sound.  Set, character and story construction will be taught while integrating subjects like math/science and visual/language arts. View the class commercial and over 3,000 student animations at www.cancancancan.com (4 cans). (LEGO® is not affiliated with, and does not sponsor or endorse, the services or products of the Clay Animation Network).  Advanced lessons are now offered in every class.

All Levels

Dates & Times

Jul 27-Jul 31, Monday-Friday 9 am-12 noon
Ages: 6-15
Instructor: C.A.N. Clay Animation Network
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Animal Art Camp

Drawing and painting animals is extremely easy and fun- you will be amazed as you bring these creatures to life! In this class you will learn how to depict a wide variety of animals doing what they do best- running, jumping, flying, swimming, etc. We will be drawing and painting animals and birds such as owls, tigers, parrots, wolves, hummingbirds, housecats, pelicans, bears, etc! We will be drawing in a variety of media, and covering anatomy, highlights/ shadow, composition, action, etc., in this exciting class!

All Levels

Dates & Times

Jul 27-Jul 31, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

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

Jul 27-Jul 31, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1