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March 2017

Intermediate Lapidary

Pre requisite beginning class or instructor approved. This class will cover techniques for stones hardness 7 and greater. Free form shaping.

Students will learn advanced stone shaping skills.

Students will make cabochon and free form shapes of increasing complexity.

Dates & Times

Mar 4-Mar 25, Saturdays 10 am-1 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

Color Classics

Color Classics Class/Workshop will break down basic color applications to enhance students color vocabulary, as well as technical skill and efficiency.

Students will learn:
Powder application and layering techniques.
Color bar application.
We will cover the basic color application methods as well as discuss and practice using color to create textures and the patterns we see around us.

Students will make:
Sculptural pieces with extensive use of color.

All levels welcome

Dates & Times

Sat, 3/4 AND Sun, 3/5, 9 am-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Megan Stelljes
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

Wire Wrap Jewelry: Earrings & Pendants

In this workshop you will learn to wire wrap your favorite chosen earrings or pendants and you will also learn how to make your own ear wires.

You will have access to plenty colorful glass pieces ready for your wire wrapping.

Students will learn:
To make wire wrap earrings and pendants
To make ear wires
Attach glass pieces to become jewelry pieces

Dates & Times

March 4, Saturday 11 am-3 pm
Ages: 13 & up
Instructor: Dolors Ruscha
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Write A Novel This Month!

Do you want to write a novel? Sure, but it seems impossible, right? It isn't impossible: writing a novel is entirely attainable, and Schack is here to help you do it. Every year, thousands of writers across the world spend their Novembers crafting entire novels in just one month. We will be accomplishing this seemingly impossible goal by breaking the process into easy, doable steps with this exciting class. This class will be your one-stop-shopping booster club, cheer squad, think tank, and craft technique resource. You'll be amazed by what you are capable of accomplishing!           Beginning-Intermediate

Dates & Times

Mar 5-Apr 9, Sundays 2-4 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Seth Riley
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Let's Start Weaving!

This class is a terrific way for you to learn about natural materials, basic plaiting skills and twining with textiles. Learn about hand-grown willow barks and all-silk fiber. You will amaze yourself with a new understanding of basketry and a have memorable treasure to take home. All Levels

This date is different than the catalog printed date. The class will be on the 10th.

Dates & Times

March 10, Friday 10:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages: 18 & up
Instructor: Judy Zugish
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Art & Coffee: Coral Sea Bowl

You will be creating a beautiful sea-inspired coral bowl to adorn your tabletop.

Students will make a 10"-13" fused coral bowl using strips of glass. Additional design elements can be added with frit and nuggets.

Dates & Times

March 12, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln 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

Sundays, 3/19-4/30 (skip 4/16), 3:15-5:45 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Kids 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 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

Registration includes all supplies.

Dates & Times

Sundays, 3/19-4/30 (skip 4/16), 12:15-2:15 p
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Edit Your Manuscript

Are you sitting on a completed or almost completed manuscript? Do you have myriad pieces that you know fit together-and, yet, you don't know how to make everything mesh? If so, we hope you will join us! This workshop will walk you through the ins and outs of revising and editing your manuscript. We will walk through strategies and tactics that will make the daunting process of polishing your work manageable and even, dare I say it, fun.

Dates & Times

Mar 20-Apr 10, Mondays 4-6 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Seth Riley
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Modern Batik

Learn the ancient art of batik with a modern twist using updated techniques and materials. Using dyes and soy wax resist, students will create lustrous, multi-layered textiles for art and art-to-wear.

Dates & Times

March 24, Friday 10:30 am-6 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Cameron Anne Mason
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Beginning & Intermediate Bronze Metal Clay Jewelry

This class will teach beginning students how to manipulate the clay by using molding compound and textures. Students will complete 3-5 projects during class. Intermediate students will learn additional gem setting techniques and further hone their skils.

Firing will take place after the class and your work will be available at Schack Art Center for pick-up in one week. All Levels

PLEASE NOTE: March 25th is the date this class is offered. The catalog lists a different date.

Dates & Times

March 25, Saturday 10:30 am-5 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Suz O'Dell
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

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, 3/25 AND Sun, 3/26, 9:30 am-1:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Schack Staff
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

Recycled Bottle Glass Beads

Try your hand at making glass beads in this one day class using recycled bottles! Beginner

Dates & Times

March 25, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln 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

Mar 28-Apr 18, Tuesdays 7-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

Drawing I - Wed Evenings

Come learn the fundamentals of drawing in this introductory class! Students will focus on linear perspective, shape, value and form. Beginner

Dates & Times

Mar 29-May 3, Wednesdays 5:30-8 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Byron Bratt
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking 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.

Dates & Times

Mar 29-Apr 19, Wednesdays 7-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

The Printed Surface: Mark Making Using Thickened Dye

Using fabric as a canvas and thickened dye as a medium, students will make marks with a variety of tools such as stamps, stencils, and silkscreens. Students will make their own low-tech silkscreen to create simple multiples.

Dates & Times

March 31, Friday 10 am-6:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Cameron Anne Mason
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Art & Wine: Coral Sea Candleholders

You will be creating beautiful sea-inspired coral candleholders in fused glass.

Students will learn basic fusing concepts. You will be given tips on design and layout to create your own unique coral designs.

Students will make two sets of draped coral candleholders using strips of glass. Additional design elements can be added with frit and nuggets. Keep one set of two for yourself and give the other set as a gift.

Dates & Times

March 31, Friday 6-9 pm
Ages: 21 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio