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May 2017

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 2-May 23, Tuesdays 7-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing 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

Sundays, 5/7-6/11 (skip 5/28), 3:15-5:45 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing 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).

Beginner

Dates & Times

Sa, 5/13-6/10 (skip 5/27), 10-1 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

Understanding Color - Consecutive Week

Have you ever been frustrated when choosing colors for an art project, sewing project, painting or even deciding what to wear? Does it seem that sometimes you get it and other times you don't? Learning basic color theory will give you the tools, knowledge and understanding to make those choices a whole lot easier and more fun.

Dates & Times

Sat, May 13, May 20 & June 3, 10:30-1:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Lois Gaylord
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Learn 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.

Beginning-Intermediate

Dates & Times

May 15-Jun 12, Mondays 4-6 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Seth Riley
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Intermediate Stained Glass -Tuesday 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 16-Jun 20, Tuesdays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln 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 17-Jun 21, Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln 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 18, Thursday 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln 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 19, Friday 10:30 am-1:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

Weekend Intro to Hot Glass

Learn the basics of gathering, shaping, and blowing glass in this introductory course. We will establish a vocabulary about glass while using breath, heat, gravity, and simple tools to create forms.

Beginner

Dates & Times

Sat, May 20 & Sun, May 21, 9:30-1:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Schack Staff
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

Art In The Garden: Flower Plant Stakes

Garden Art is a great way to add color to your garden and patio year round.

Students will learn how to solder a rounded edge on curved pieces for strength, what size copper foil to use, proper reinforcing of a three-dimensional piece, and how to finish your piece with a copper patina and wax.

Dates & Times

May 20, Saturday 10:30 am-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Encaustic Fiber Collage

Learn how to incorporate fiber into 2-D encaustic works in this workshop. Using fabric, paper, thread and ephemera we will explore transparency, light, and methods of adhering to cradled panels. Bring a selection of fibrous materials, giving consideration to how they will absorb wax. Individual encaustic workstations are provided with heat plates, heating tools, encaustic paint, and brushes.

Dates & Times

May 21, Sunday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Deborah Kapoor
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio

Beginning Watercolor Painting

Students will learn basic watercolor techniques as including composition and color mixing. The student will learn wet-in-wet, dry brush, layering. We will take a step-by-step approach to insure that each student learns how to complete a watercolor painting from beginning to end.

All Levels

Dates & Times

May 24-Jun 28, Wednesdays 10 am-1 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Jess Coleman
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio