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Anita Black

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

August 26, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln 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

July 15, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln 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

#1: May 23-Jun 27, Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Agees 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#2: Jul 18-Aug 22, Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Basic Glass Cutting

In this class, students learn about basic tools to cut and break apart glass.

You will learn how to do the three basic cuts: inside curves, outside curves, and straight lines. Students will have the skills to be more creative when taking fusing classes. This class is also for anyone wanting to improve their cutting skills.

Dates & Times

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

Beyond Traditional Cutting Tools

This class takes you beyond the basic cutting tools.

Students will learn how to use cutting tools that make it easier to cut geometric shapes. You will use a strip cutter, circle cutter, and the Morton Portable Glass Shop to expand on your glass designs for fusing, stained glass, and mosaics.
You will practice your new cutting skills by creating two fused 4" square coasters.

Dates & Times

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

Intro to Fusing Workshop

Learn basic fusing concepts using Bullseye 90COE glass.
You will apply the information discussed with hands-on use of small tabletop kilns. Students learn how to work with dichroic glass, and discuss options for creating their finished pieces.

Dates & Times

#1: June 9, Saturday 1-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#2: August 19, Sunday 1-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln 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

#1: Jun 19-Jul 24, Tuesdays 10:30 am-12:30 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#2: Jul 31-Sep 4, Tuesdays 10:30 am-12:30 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln 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

#1: June 30, Saturday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#2: August 6, Monday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Intermediate Stained Glass -Thursday 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

#1: Jun 21-Jul 26, Thursdays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#2: Aug 2-Sep 6, Thursdays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
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

Jul 31-Sep 4, Tuesdays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio