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February 2017

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

Feb 1-Mar 8, Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

The Alchemy of Color & Shape

Learn the magic of working with cold wax & oil paints - - when these mediums are put together, alchemy happens! Become versed in using elements of color and shape to make a vibrant and dynamic painting. You will explore painting on two various substrates and learn how each one creates different effects. All supplies are included. Come dressed to mess!

Dates & Times

February 1, Wednesday 6-9 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Jennifer MacLean
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Glass Heart Pendants for Valentines

Students will make 4 or 5 heart shaped glass pendants using the torch.

Students will learn the basics of lamp working and handling borosilicate glass.

Dates & Times

February 4, Saturday 10 am-5 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Jerry Raphael
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln 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.

During this five week class, we will read and discuss several stories. In addition, each student will have the opportunity to write and workshop a new story.

Age Range-Due to content of the stories discussed, this class is intended for students older than 15.

Beginning-Intermediate

Dates & Times

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

Introduction to Creative Non-Fiction and Memoir

Everyone has a story to tell! This class will investigate the art of crafting a compelling memoir as well as give introduction to the burgeoning field of Creative Non-Fiction. In this class, you will be presented with a number of inspiring examples to help you begin to consider how you might pursue your own craft.

Dates & Times

Feb 7-Mar 7, Tuesdays 4-6 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Seth Riley
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

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

Feb 8-Mar 15, Wednesdays 5:30-8 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Byron Bratt
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio

Basic Enameling

Enameling is the art of fusing powdered glass to metal. This class will teach the three basic techniques of enameling. Students will learn to stencil, cloisonne and chambleve.      All Levels

Dates & Times

Feb 9-Mar 9, Thursdays 6-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

Sculptural Willow Bark Weaving

Would you like to explore a shapely form in basketry? Sculpted vertically in my hand prepared willow barks, this basket is woven open with copper wire. By choosing a blend of material and technique for strong shaping potential, much will be learned, but the process is quiet and meditative. I kept it simple, for all levels, and miniature, for the pleasure of lap weaving.

Dates & Times

February 10, Friday 10:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Judy Zugish
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, 2/18 AND Sun, 2/19, 9:30 am-1:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Schack Staff
Location: Schack Art Center, Large 24

Lampwork Glass Beadmaking

If you're fascinated by baubles, bangles, and beads, this one day class is for you. You will make many glass beads as you learn the basic skills of heating Moretti (soft) glass, applying it to a mandrel, and shaping it with tools. Beginner

Dates & Times

February 18, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Dramatic Ink & Watercolor Encaustic Workshop

We will be working in ink and watercolor , mark making and adding the soft glow of encaustic medium, you will be making 4 lovely paintings!

Dates & Times

February 18, Saturday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Jackie Cort
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

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

Feb 21-Mar 14, Tuesdays 7-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
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.                                             
Students may also bring their existing projects to work on and receive technical help. Learn how to do copper foil overlay, incorporate actual river rocks, and more.

Previous stained glass knowledge is required.

Dates & Times

Feb 21-Mar 28, Tuesdays 10:30 am-12:30 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.                                             
Students may also bring their existing projects to work on and receive technical help. Learn how to do copper foil overlay, incorporate actual river rocks, and more.

Previous stained glass knowledge is required.

Dates & Times

Feb 23-Mar 30, Thursdays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Braided Ring

Come learn the tricks of "braiding" wire with a drill and a hammer. No actual braiding involved. This is a great class for beginners who have never held a torch - the instructor will be right with you all the way. More experienced learners who yearn to be initiated into the mysteries of this stylish ring will also feel right at home.

Beginner

Dates & Times

February 25, Saturday 11 am-4 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Julia Lowther
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio