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Anita Black

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: December 12, Sunday 1-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

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

#3: April 24, Sunday 1-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
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: January 30, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#2: March 6, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#3: April 3, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
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: Nov 8-Dec 13, Mondays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#2: Jan 3-Feb 7, Mondays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#3: Feb 21-Mar 28, Mondays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#4: Apr 4-May 9, Mondays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Come Play and Make a Plate!

Explore what fused glass is all about while making an 8" round or square plate.  All you need to bring is your creativity!  Glass will be fired outside of class and ready for pick up at the Schack Art Center at a later date. 

Dates & Times

#1: January 9, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#2: February 13, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#3: March 13, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#4: April 10, Sunday 1 pm-4 am
Ages: Adult - 18+
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: January 23, Sunday 1-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#2: February 27, Sunday 1-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#3: April 17, Sunday 1-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Fused Coral Sea Bowl

Create 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: December 19, Sunday 1-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#2: January 16, Sunday 1-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#3: March 27, Sunday 1-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Fused Drop Ring Vase

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

You will learn basic fusing concepts and will have the opportunity to use frit, stringers, nuggets and scrap glass to create your design. You will also learn about drop ring molds and how to cut a circle.

Dates & Times

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

#2: February 20, Sunday 1-4 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 6, Sunday 1-4 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

December 5, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Intermediate Stained Glass - Wed 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: Wed., Dec 1 to Jan 12, (no class 12/22), 11am-1pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#2: Jan 19-Feb 23, Wednesdays 11 am-1 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#3: Mar 2-Apr 6, Wednesdays 11 am-1 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Intermediate Stained Glass - Wed 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: Wed., Nov 3 to Dec 15, (no class 11/24), 6:30-8:30pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#2: Dec 29-Feb 2, Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#3: Feb 9-Mar 16, Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#4: Mar 23-Apr 27, Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Intermediate Stained Glass -Thursday 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: Thurs., Nov 11 to Dec 16, (no class 11/25), 11a-1pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#2: Dec 30-Feb 3, Thursdays 11 am-1 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#3: Feb 10-Mar 17, Thursdays 11 am-1 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#4: Mar 24-Apr 28, Thursdays 11 am-1 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio