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April 2018

Glassblowing I

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

Dates & Times

Apr 3-May 22, Tuesdays 6-10 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
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

Apr 4-May 23, Wednesdays 6-10 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Manuel Castro
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

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

Apr 7 & Apr 8, Saturday & Sunday 9:30 am-1:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Schack Staff
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

Surface Design Series: #1 Painting & Bleaching

Students will explore several different mediums including: painting with dyes, painting with fabric paints, using fabric sprays, and augmenting acrylic paints with textile medium for painting upon fabric. Students will also work with discharge paste and bleach. If we have time, we will also experiment with using shaving cream for creating a marbled look on fabric.

Dates & Times

April 7, Saturday 11 am-3 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Rebecca Wachtman
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Fused 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

April 8, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Weekend Beginning 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

Apr 14 & Apr 15, Saturday & Sunday 9 am-1 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

Surface Design Series: #2 Hand Stitch & Embellishment

This workshop will work with basic stitch/embroidery techniques to create two projects. Students will be embellishing small pieces of fabric which they will use to create a small, wearable pocket/pouch. For the second project, students will create a small cover for a mini art-journal which they will also make in class.

Dates & Times

April 14, Saturday 11 am-3 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Rebecca Wachtman
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Art How2's 2018 Part 2: Adding the “A” to STEM

This series of workshops will highlight the value of fostering creativity in the context of STEM content areas by featuring newly adopted WA State National Core Arts Standards.

Dates & Times

April 18, 25, May 2, & May 9, 6-8:30pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Mari Atkinson
Location: Multiple

Lapidary Open Studio

Spend the afternoon working independently on your lapidary project. We will have a room monitor available but no instruction. We provide the equipment, you provide your own rocks.

Pre-requisite: Beginning Lapidary or pass an access test with monitor.

Pre-registration required.

Dates & Times

April 20, Friday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

Surface Design Series: #3 Artful Weaving

In this workshop, students will create their own basic loom using a picture frame, nails, and a hammer. Students will then use their loom to practice basic weaving methods using a variety of fibers. Students will also create a small art-weaving using natural items as their loom.

Dates & Times

April 21, Saturday 11 am-3 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Rebecca Wachtman
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

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

April 28, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Surface Design Series: #4 Printing, Stenciling & Image Transfer

In this workshop, students will be experimenting with a wide variety of surface design techniques including: stamping on fabric with premade stamps, carving simple stamps, eco-printing, mono-printing, using premade stencils, creating stencils, and image transfer.

Beginning

Dates & Times

April 28, Saturday 11 am-4 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Rebecca Wachtman
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Art in the Garden: Fused Geometric Plant Stakes

These fused bright colorful contemporary garden plant stakes will add a splash of color to your yard and patio.

Dates & Times

#1: April 21, Saturday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#2: April 29, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio