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February 2018

For the Love of Encaustic Workshop

Come and learn or come enjoy free play with all supplies - your choice! You will create 4 paintings on wood for yourself or to give as a gifts!

All Levels

All supplies provided.

Dates & Times

February 3, Saturday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Jackie Cort
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Drawing on Glass - Botanicals

Working with your drawing on paper or templates provided by instructor, you will draw your botanical designs on clear glass using paints that can be fired in the kiln.

The pieces will be fired by the instructor in her Ballard studio and will be available within the week.

Dates & Times

February 4, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Joan Bazaz
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Intermediate Lapidary

Pre-requisite beginning class or instructor approved. This class will cover techniques for stones hardness 7 and greater. Free form shaping.

4 sessions

Intermediate

Dates & Times

Wed, 2/7-3/7 (skip 2/14), 5:30-8:30pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary 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

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

4 sessions

Beginner

Dates & Times

Feb 10-Mar 3, Saturdays 10:30 am-1:30 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

Pine Needle Basket Weaving Basics

You will learn the basic methods of coiled weaving. We will use pine needles as our weaving material, though this technique can be used with other materials as well. You will start your weaving around a decorative center. You will use the basic swirling stitch gives your woven piece stability and is very attractive. Learn how to shape your basket to its desired form.

Dates & Times

February 10, Saturday 10:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages: 13 & up
Instructor: Michele Morton
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

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

Feb 10 & Feb 11, Saturday & Sunday 9 am-1 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
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.

Previous stained glass knowledge is required.

Dates & Times

Feb 13-Mar 20, 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 to teach students techniques beyond the basics. You choose the project and skills you would like to learn or improve.

Previous stained glass knowledge is required.

Dates & Times

Feb 12-Mar 19, Mondays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Fused Geometric Wall Clock

You will be creating a bright colorful contemporary wall clock which will add a splash of color to your home or office.

Students will learn basic fusing concepts and will have a chance to use frit, stringers, and nuggets with other geometric shapes of glass. We will discuss how to drill a hole in your project and the placement of the hole for proper mounting on the wall.

Dates & Times

February 17, Saturday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Healing Through Art

Art is known for being relaxing, releasing and rejuvenating. No drawing experience needed for this class, it is about the individual transformation of the student.

All levels.

Dates & Times

February 17, Saturday 1-3 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Amanda Stovall
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Painting Large: Soul Painting

Abstract and calming; using mixed media, all levels we will do some fun loose warm ups and all have a private easel spot to paint freely to fun music and movements.

All Levels

Dates & Times

February 17, Saturday 10:30 am-1:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Jackie Cort
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Ceramic Blue Birds of Happiness

The symbol of a bluebird as the harbinger of happiness is found in many cultures and may date back thousands of years. Join us to learn basic hand building techniques to build your own blue bird of happiness. Fun for the whole family! 

This is a non-school day. 

All Levels

Dates & Times

February 19, Monday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: 8 & up
Instructor: Tina Carpenter
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 20-Mar 13, Tuesdays 7-9 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

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 21-Mar 28, Wednesdays 5:30-8 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Byron Bratt
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Intro to Leatherwork: The Perfect Little Clutch

In this class you will learn about the art of working with leather. All while making a sweet little clutch.

When do you hand sew, when do you use a machine? When do you glue and finish edges? What is "hardware" and when/why do you use it? We can answer those questions and much more! In this class we will go over the basics of hand working leather. We will be going old school and learning the beautiful art of hand sewing leather. No machine required! Design your own clutch and personalize the closure and details.

Dates & Times

February 21, Wednesday 1-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Deb Shannon
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

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

February 23, Friday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

Intro to Drypoint (Intaglio)

A great introduction to the intaglio process! Drypoint is done by drawing directly on a plate using a sharp pointed tool without using acid. Drypoint is known for its velvety, rich, tonal line and textural quality that results when a burr is lifted in the metal (or plexiglass) plate during the drawing process.

Dates & Times

February 24, Saturday 1-4 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Leslie Nan Moon
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio

Beginning & Intermediate Bronze Metal Clay Jewelry

This class will teach beginning students how to manipulate the clay by using molding compound and textures. Students will complete 3-5 projects during class. Intermediate students will learn additional gem setting techniques and further hone their skills.

All Levels

Note: This date is different than listed in the catalog.
 

Dates & Times

February 24, Saturday 10:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages: Ages 16 & up
Instructor: Suz O'Dell
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Garden Stone Workshop

In this class, we will learn the double indirect method of laying mosaics to create a one-of-a-kind 11 x 11 personal art piece.

Beginning

Dates & Times

February 24, Saturday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Sandi Staples
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Silk Painting

In this fun workshop, students will learn the basics of painting upon silk using the Serti technique. In the workshop, students will learn the basics of how to select silks for painting. They will learn to draw their design on silk and apply resist to the pattern as well as learning how to paint on the silk using silk dyes.

Dates & Times

February 24, Saturday 11 am-3 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Rebecca Wachtman
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio