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July 2015

One Hour Workshops! Basics!

This hour long fused glass class is a great way to experiment with fused glass designs. Students will get acquainted with our Flame & Kiln studio and process, and design a 4" x 4" fused glass coaster available for pick up 72 hours later. Beginner

Dates & Times

#1: July 5, Sunday 1-2 pm
Ages: 8 & up
Instructor: Ed McDonald
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#2: July 5, Sunday 2-3 pm
Ages: 8 & up
Instructor: Ed McDonald
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#3: July 5, Sunday 3-4 pm
Ages: 8 & up
Instructor: Ed McDonald
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Sculpture Workshop for Kids

Five creativity stimulating projects based on famous sculptor's works which the student will learn to recognize. Students will design and build their sculptures using imagination, problem solving skills, and the principles and elements of design encouraged by an experienced art teacher. Mediums include: wire, paper, beads, plaster, tissue, wood and paint. Dress for a mess.


All Levels

Dates & Times

#1: Jul 6-Jul 10, Monday-Friday 1-3:30 pm
Ages: 6-12
Instructor: Kimberlie Brayman
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

#2: Jul 20-Jul 24, Monday-Friday 1-3:30 pm
Ages: 6-12
Instructor: Kimberlie Brayman
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Exploring Great Artists

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

#1: Jul 6-Jul 10, Monday-Friday 10 am-12:30 pm
Ages: 6-12
Instructor: Kimberlie Brayman
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

#2: Jul 20-Jul 24, Monday-Friday 10 am-12:30 pm
Ages: 6-12
Instructor: Kimberlie Brayman
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. 

Intermediate students that have taken the beginning course 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

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

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: Jul 13-Jul 16, Monday-Thursday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 6-12
Instructor: Nikki Wheeler
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

#2: Jul 20-Jul 23, Monday-Thursday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 6-12
Instructor: Nikki Wheeler
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

#3: Jul 20-Jul 23, Monday-Thursday 1-3 pm
Ages: 6-12
Instructor: Nikki Wheeler
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Beyond Selfies & Snapshots by Phone & Tablet

Can phone and tablet pictures rock?  Yes!  Do you need a big, expensive camera to capture a cool image?  No!  With example pictures and hands-on field trips, you'll learn how that device already in your pocket or backpack can make a big impression.  We'll cover

- the properties of light: dull to dramatic,

- posing for that best look,

- principles of composition and

- adding impact to food and still-life pics.

Then we'll dive into editing apps to adjust your images on your device.  Lastly, we'll cover different ways to display your pictures - from prints on metal to books to coasters and mugs.  No experience required.  Bring any recent tablet or phone that has a digital camera and can be connected to the internet.

Dates & Times

Jul 13-Jul 17, Monday-Friday 1-4 pm
Ages: 13-17
Instructor: Nat Seymour
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Plein Air Drawing & Painting

Plein air is a term derived from the French phrase en plein air, which literally means 'in the open air'. It's a familiar concept today, but in the late 1800s when the Impressionists ventured out of their studios into nature to investigate and capture the effects of sunlight and different times of days on a subject, it was quite revolutionary.

Students will venture to different locations in the Everett area to find subject matter to draw or paint. Instruction from the teacher will be a part of every class.

Must have own transportation as classes will begin on location.

Dates & Times

Jul 13-Jul 17, Monday-Friday 12 noon-3 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Off site

Intro to Op, Pop and Surrealism

Introduction to 3 fun art movements: Op Art, Pop Art and Surrealism. For each topic, the student will learn a brief history of the art movement and then will be instructed through creating their own piece based on the lesson introduced.  Three distinct projects will be created including one ink, one acrylic paint and one collage project.  Student will learn about theme, colors, layout, etc. from each of the three art movements as they create their own Op, Pop and Surrealist style works.

All Levels

Dates & Times

Jul 13-Jul 17, Monday-Friday 1-4 pm
Ages: 8-12
Instructor: Kristol Jones
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Drawing for Teens Camp

Drawing is the foundation of the visual arts and anyone can learn to draw! This class will build a solid foundation of drawing skills to strengthen your ability to express your creativity!  The instructor will demonstrate specific techniques to render realistically using line and contour, shape and form, light and shadow, space and depth, proportion and perspective. Principles of composition will also be covered. All Levels


Dates & Times

Jul 14-Jul 17, Tuesday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 13-17
Instructor: Charlene Collins Freeman
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Junk Journaling

Save your junk mail, magazines & catalogues, cracker and cereal boxes and bring all the out of date scrapbook papers you haven't been able to part with yet.  We will spend the day transforming all of this ho hum paper into amazing, unique papers and then binding them into a journal. Twenty techniques and four projects will be created in the workshop.

Dates & Times

Jul 18 & Jul 25, Saturdays 10 am-1 pm
Ages: All Ages from 13
Instructor: Celeste Douville
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Bookbinding

Hands-on introduction to materials and techniques commonly used in bookbinding. You will learn bookbinding techniques, how to attach front and back covers, how different stitches and materials effect the structure of the book, how design can enhance and integrate park of the book's meaning.  We will learn about specific materials needed and then learn the Coptic Stitch.

Dates & Times

Jul 18 & Jul 25, Saturdays 2-5 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Celeste Douville
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

Twining - Weaving

Weaving a twisted stitch called "Twining" is the foundation to making all kinds and shapes of baskets. Spend a week exploring this fun technique and make several different styles while you learn--a new form each day, hurray!

Suitable to many levels and a really dandy starting point, so kids over 12 and adults of all levels welcome.

Dates & Times

Jul 20-Jul 24, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: All Ages from 12
Instructor: Judy Zugish
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Satellite Baskets

This intro to random weave basketry is great for all ages! Learn how to make frames with sticks and vines and roots from the garden. Then fill all the spaces up with cross weaving and make a hanger to float your creation from the ceiling or out in the night sky! Plan to get a little dirty and use your muscles in this fun class.

Dates & Times

Jul 20-Jul 24, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: All Ages from 12
Instructor: Judy Zugish
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

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

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