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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

October 13, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Fused Christmas Cookie Ornaments

You will be creating fused glass ornaments to hang on your tree and/or to give as gifts.

Students will learn basic fusing concepts and will decorate precut ornament shapes with frit, stringers, noodles and nuggets. We will also add some dichroic scrap pieces for some extra bling.

Dates & Times

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

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

Decorative Fused Glass Lantern

You will be creating a beautiful decorative lantern with fused panels to enjoy outdoors or indoors.

You will learn basic fusing concepts in this class. Students will create four custom fused glass panels using frit, stringers, nuggets and enamel paints.

Dates & Times

#1: September 15, Sunday 1-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#2: October 20, Sunday 1-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Fused Snowman Cookie Plate

Looking for the perfect plate for Santa's cookies and reindeer treats?

This class will give you a chance to create a fused glass project even if you have never worked with any kind of glass.

Students will learn basic fusing concepts and will have a chance to use frit with the precut shapes.

Dates & Times

#1: October 27, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#2: November 17, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Fused Penguin Plate

This workshop will give you a chance to create a fused glass project even if you have never worked with any kind of glass.  Students will learn basic fusing concepts and will have a chance to use various sizes of frit with the precut shapes.  You will be creating an 8" square curved plate with a penguin in the snow.

Dates & Times

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

#2: December 8, 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

Sep 18-Oct 23, Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Art in the Garden: Fused Bird Bath

You will create a unique fused birdbath to place in your yard for the birds to come frolic in.

Dates & Times

#1: September 29, Sunday 1-5 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#2: November 10, Sunday 1-5 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
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: Jul 23-Aug 27, Tuesdays 10:30 am-12:30 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#2: Sep 3-Oct 8, Tuesdays 10:30 am-12:30 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#3: Oct 15-Nov 19, Tuesdays 10:30 am-12:30 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#4: Nov 26-Jan 14 (skip Dec 24 & Dec 31), Tuesdays 10:30am-12:30pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Basic Glass Cutting 101

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

November 6, Wednesday 6-9 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

#1: September 22, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#2: December 29, Sunday 1-4 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: August 25, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

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

Fused Pocket Flower Vase

You will be creating small pocket vases to hang and display your favorite flowers.

Students will learn basic fusing concepts. You will be using fiber paper to create your pocket shape.

Students will get to make four small pocket vases. Additional design elements can be added with frit, stringers, noodles and nuggets.

Dates & Times

November 24, Sunday 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: Sep 5-Oct 10, Thursdays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#2: Oct 17-Dec 5 (skip Oct. 31 & Nov. 28), Thursdays 6:30-8:30pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#3: Dec 12-Jan 23 (skip Dec 26), 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

#1: Sep 3-Oct 8, Tuesdays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#2: Oct 15-Nov 19, Tuesdays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#3: Nov 26-Jan 14 (skip Dec 24 & Dec 31), Tuesdays 6:30-8:30pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio