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January 2017

Intermediate Stained Glass -Tuesday Morning

This class is designed for those already involved in a stained glass project. Bring your project and supplies and be ready to go.

Previous stained glass knowledge is a must.

Dates & Times

Jan 3-Feb 7, Tuesdays 10:30 am-12:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Intermediate Stained Glass -Tuesday Night

This class is designed for those already involved in a stained glass project. Bring your project and supplies and be ready to go. 

Previous stained glass knowledge is a must.

Dates & Times

Jan 3-Feb 7, Tuesdays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Glassblowing I

The basics of working with molten glass will be covered in this eight week class. Beginner

Dates & Times

Jan 10-Feb 28, Tuesdays 6-10 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Eric Pederson
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

Glassblowing II

If you already know the basics of blowing glass, but aren't quite ready to work on your own, this class is for you. The use of handles, bits, and wraps will be covered, as will color application. Intermediate - Prerequisite: Glass I (taken twice) or one year experience

Dates & Times

Jan 11-Mar 1, Wednesdays 6-10 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Manuel Castro
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

Beginning Encaustic Workshop

A jam-packed workshop full of the core information you need to start your encaustic journey, yet a very creative, hands-on approach to learning to use this joyful medium. All students will leave with at least four paintings on wood panels!  I will be showing you different ways in which to use this versatile medium.  Look forward to a colorful event!

Dates & Times

January 14, Saturday 11 am-2:30 pm
Ages: 18 & up
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

Jan 17-Feb 7, Tuesdays 7-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing 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

Jan 18-Feb 8, Wednesdays 7-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

Basic 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

Jan 25-Mar 1, Wednesdays 10 am-1 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Jess Coleman
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

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

Jan 25-Feb 15, Wednesdays 5:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

Photography I: Digital Indoor/Outdoor

This class is a basic introduction to the fundamentals of photography, designed to give students more control over their image making. They will learn the rules so that they know how to creatively break them and still predict the outcome of their work.

We will use natural/ambient light (available light), AND fill/strobe (flash) light for photographing a variety of subjects indoor and outside.

Dates & Times

Jan 25-Feb 22, Wednesdays 6-8 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Berette Macaulay
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Live Figure Drawing

In this class students will be doing figure drawing direct from the model.

Students will learn to do a realistic rendering of the human figure through the use of measuring, shape relationships, and value study. Students will learn to do a gesture drawing as well as contour drawing for the figure. Students will also understand the importance of composition and design as related to drawing.

Students will create figure drawings using charcoal, pencil, and conte'.

Intermediate

Dates & Times

Jan 25-Mar 1, Wednesdays 2-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Jess Coleman
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Relief Printmaking, Beginning & Continuing

This course will introduce students to relief printmaking using linoleum as a support. We will start with reductive technique and move on to multiple blocks. Color mixing will be covered.

Students will learn how to prepare their paper, register their prints for multiple printings, carve linoleum plates, mix colors and handle the press.

Dates & Times

Jan 26-Mar 2, Thursdays 10:30 am-1:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Karen Klee-Atlin
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking 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). 

Properties of types of stone and recognizing optimum shape for a cabochon will be taught. 

Students will be instructed in machine usage and safety as well as machine cleaning after use.

Dates & Times

Jan 28-Feb 18, Saturdays 10 am-1 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

Art & Coffee: Fused Glass Dry Erase Board

This workshop will give you a chance to create a fused glass project even if you have never worked with any kind of glass.
Students will learn basic fusing concepts and will have a chance to use frit, stringers and noodles, nuggets, and precut shapes.
You will be creating an 8x10 framed glass dry erase board that can be hung or placed on an easel.

Dates & Times

January 28, Saturday 1-4 pm
Ages: 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Seaside Solitude Encaustic

In this workshop we are painting in the luminous colors of sea glass to create peaceful ocean waters, using texture techniques to give your sea foam , life and energy. Complete with sea foam and sand... You will complete 4 pieces to soothe your spirit..

Dates & Times

January 28, Saturday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Jackie Cort
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

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

Jan 29-Mar 5, Sundays 3:15-5:45 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Drawing for Kids

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!


All supplies included in cost of class.

Dates & Times

Jan 29-Mar 5, Sundays 12:15-2:15 pm
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio