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September 2016

Silkscreen Printmaking

This course will cover the low-tech "old school" printmaking methods using painted block-out on the screen mesh, and easily made stencils from paper.  This method allows for full color editions of art prints, greeting cards, posters, etc.  This class is not geared for t-shirt printing or sign making, but is directed at students wanting to make hand-made art prints.

All Levels

 

Dates & Times

Sep 11-Oct 2, Sundays 12 noon-4 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Elizabeth Brinton
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking 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

Sep 13-Oct 4, Tuesdays 7-9 pm
Ages: 18 & up
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.

$20 supply fee payable to instructor at class. Additonal fees may be charged depending on materials used by student.

Dates & Times

Sep 14-Oct 5, Wednesdays 7-9 pm
Ages: 18 & up
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

Art & Wine: Encaustic Fall Pumpkin Theme

Grab a friend and follow along as we all create vibrant pumpkin-themed encaustic works of art together in this fun night of painting and wine! This will be a great way to follow along with Jackie in creating a colorful piece, or to put your own spin on it. It's up to you, but one thing's for sure: we will have a blast waxing and torching! Cheers! Everyone makes one 12"x12" cradled wood panel painting.

All supplies included.  All Levels.

This workshop is a part of our Art & Wine program. Enjoy a glass of wine while creating beautiful artwork! You must be 21 years or older to participate. Class fees include art supplies and a glass of wine. Bring a friend or family member! Advanced registration required.

Dates & Times

September 16, Friday 5-8 pm
Ages: 21+
Instructor: Jackie Cort
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Intermediate Stained Glass

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

Sep 20-Oct 25, Tuesdays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

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 versitile medium.  Look foreward to a colorful event!

Dates & Times

September 24, 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

Sep 25-Oct 30, Sundays 12:15-2:30 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

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

Sep 26-Oct 24, Mondays 4-6 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Seth Riley
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Glassblowing I

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

Dates & Times

Sep 27-Nov 15, Tuesdays 6-10 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Eric Pederson
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

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

Sep 27-Oct 18, Tuesdays 5:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

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

Sep 28-Nov 16, Wednesdays 6-10 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Jo Andersson
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

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

Sep 28-Nov 2, Wednesdays 10 am-1 pm
Ages: 18 & up
Instructor: Jess Coleman
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing 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

Sep 28-Oct 19, Wednesdays 6-9 pm
Ages: 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio