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Teen - 13+

Acrylic Painting I

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!

Dates & Times

Sun, Oct 31 - Dec 12, (no class Nov 27), 3:30-5:45pm
Ages: Ages 15 and up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Cartooning

Write! Draw! Ink! This workshop allows young artists to learn the process of cartooning and drawing caricatures. Students will follow along on a step by step basis to draw some favorite characters as well as create their own characters and write and draw their own stories.

Dates & Times

Sep 18-Oct 23, Saturdays 11:15 am-1:15 pm
Ages: 10 and up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Ceramic Garden Gnomes

This is your time to create some cute garden gnomes for your yard! Using different colored clay and glazes, you can make boys or girls or one of each! Have fun with it!

Dates & Times

November 7, Sunday 1-3 pm
Ages: Ages 8 and up
Instructor: Tina Carpenter
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Ceramic Hanging Face Pots

The students will learn basic clay techniques to build high fired hanging pots. They can be personalized to look like someone you know or ideas from the instructor.

Dates & Times

December 5, Sunday 1-3 pm
Ages: 8 & up
Instructor: Tina Carpenter
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Ceramic Pumpkins or Skeleton Bowls

Create your masterpiece! This is your opportunity to design and build a fabulous pumpkin or a scary skeleton bowl! Students will learn to create forms using basic clay hand building techniques.

Dates & Times

October 17, Sunday 1-3 pm
Ages: Ages 8 and up
Instructor: Tina Carpenter
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Continuing Lampwork Glass Beadmaking

If you have taken Beginning Lampwork Glass and would like an advanced course  in the medium, then this is the class for you. Continue to build your torch and shaping skills.

Dates & Times

November 6, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 and up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Drawing I

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 achieve beautiful finished projects!

Dates & Times

Sep 19-Oct 24, Sundays 3:30-5:45 pm
Ages: 15 and 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!

Dates & Times

Sep 19-Oct 24, Sundays 12:30-2:30 pm
Ages: Ages 8 to 15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Encaustic Holiday Gift Miniatures Workshop

This fun class is a spin off of my basic encaustic painting class. You will learn everything you need to know about basic encaustic painting, and then you will use your skills to create six beautiful encaustic miniatures that you can gift to your friends and family.

Dates & Times

December 11, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Lauryn Taylor
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio

Fabulous Acrylic Pours - Full Day

Students will explore and learn the popular and fascinating, fast and exciting new art form of acrylic pours in this full day class.

Dates & Times

October 30, Saturday 10-4 pm
Ages: Ages 15 and up
Instructor: Dana Butler
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Flameworking in Borosilicate: Hollow Ornaments

This class will be a fun way to prepare for the holidays. Making both hollow round ornaments and snowmen.

The students will learn how to blow a round bubble to turn into an ornament, as well as how to sculpt a snowman out of solid glass rods.

Dates & Times

December 11, Saturday 12 noon-6 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Mariah Cavanagh
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Fluid Acrylic Paintings: Holiday Gift Miniatures

In this workshop you will learn all of the basics of fluid acrylics, and then you will use your skills to complete six beautiful matted miniature paintings that can be gifted to friends and family. Each painting will be matted with backing, and finished with a cellophane sleeve, ready to frame!

Dates & Times

December 12, Sunday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Lauryn Taylor
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Frame Loom Weaving Workshop

This three-hour session includes a one hour demo and instruction session, time for questions, your loom and tools, one weaving needle and a color coordinated bundle of fun and new-weaver-friendly yarns.

Dates & Times

November 13, Saturday 10:30 am-1:30 pm
Ages: 12 and up
Instructor: Mia Hanson
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Intro to Needle Felting

In this class students will discover how fun and easy it is to create with wool fleece. From simple wool beads to intricately detailed small figures, the creative possibilities are endless! Students will leave class with new felted creations plus the tools and knowledge to keep on creating more at home.

Dates & Times

December 12, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 15 and up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Intro to Watercolor Landscapes

This class will teach watercolor fundamentals to individuals who are new to watercolor painting. Fundamentals include paper type and watercolor technique using the natural landscape as subject matter.

Dates & Times

November 18, Thursday 6-9 pm
Ages: Ages 15 and up
Instructor: Katie Zeitler
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Kids' Painting

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!

Dates & Times

Sun, Oct 31 - Dec 12, (no class Nov 28), 12:30-2:30pm
Ages: Ages 10 to 15
Instructor: Peter Barth
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.

Dates & Times

November 20, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 and up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Lampwork Pendants Fundamentals

This is a beginner level lampwork glassblowing class that will teach students the basics of creating glass pendants. This class is a little bit of observation, and mostly hands on working. By the end of the class, students will have made a few items for themselves to take home!

Dates & Times

November 5, Friday 12 noon-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Jacob Petersen
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Learn to Crochet: The Magic Circle

In this class we explore the art and skills associated with crochet! If you know how to crochet, but don't know about the Magic Circle, join us for a crochet skill that will open up a world of new projects! I use the magic circle in all one my crochet plushies. 

If you have never crocheted in your life, good news! This is also the class for you! Learning how to crochet means you can make your own scarves hats and slippers. You can learn how to make plushies to give away as gifts or keep for yourself.

Dates & Times

#1: October 9, Saturday 2-3 pm
Ages: All ages
Instructor: Kathy Lynott
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#2: December 4, Saturday 2-3 pm
Ages: All ages
Instructor: Kathy Lynott
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Mindful Arts

Mindfulness activities can be immensely beneficial and widely accessible. We will explore various ways to explore human expression through art materials. No art experience needed

Dates & Times

December 4, Saturday 11 am-12 noon
Ages: Ages 8 and up
Instructor: Kathy Lynott
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Paint Like Pollock

Take a look into the intriguing art of Jackson Pollock known as action paintings, also known as fractal or abstract drip splatter paintings. Students will dribble, splatter and splash paint onto a large canvas while painting on the floor, Pollock style.

Dates & Times

November 27, Saturday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Dana Butler
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Sci Fi & Fantasy Drawing

Explore the fascinating world of fantasy creatures in this exciting class! We will depict Dragons, Dinos, Mecha, Monsters, Robots, Elves, Gnomes, Trolls, Shape-Shifters, Mutants, Clones, Giant Insectoids, Animal-Creature Hybrids, Multi-Creature Hybrids, and all the amazing things they do! Running, flying, swimming, battling foes, rescuing heroes, breathing fire, etc.!

Dates & Times

Sat, Oct 30 - Dec 11, (no class Nov 27), 11:15-1:15pm
Ages: 10 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Sew Your Own Plushie

Design, cut and sew your own monster stuffed creatures that can be further decorated with embellishments and character details.

Dates & Times

November 20, Saturday 2-5 pm
Ages: Ages 8 and up
Instructor: Kathy Lynott
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio

Traditional Sign Painting

Instructor will take the class through basic sign painting practices, from sketching out composition, brushstroke technique, color choice, lettering and using oil paints for the finished product.

Dates & Times

Nov 3 & Nov 4, Wednesday & Thursday 6-8 pm
Ages: Ages 15 and up
Instructor: Edgar Beltran
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Watercolor Painting

Enjoy the fascinating, vibrant world of watercolors in this exciting class! We will paint and draw a variety of subjects — landscapes, animals, portraits, and still lives, and explore color, value, shadow, perspective, materials, and brush handling in this fun and informative class for everyone! The subjects will be taught in a step-by-step fashion. You will be able to follow along with the steps to the paintings as they are being done in front of the class.  

Dates & Times

Sat, Oct 30 - Dec 11, (no class Nov 27), 2:15-4:15pm
Ages: Ages 15 and up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Winter Holiday Weaving Happy Hour!

Join Mia for a lovely afternoon weaving project to show off your holiday spirit! (And have a tasty beverage, of course.)

Class cost includes a pre-warped circular frame loom and a boatload of seasonally inspired materials. 

Dates & Times

December 11, Saturday 2-5 pm
Ages: Ages 12 and up
Instructor: Mia Hanson
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1