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Fiber Arts

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

#1: February 3, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: 12 & up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#2: March 24, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: 12 & up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#3: April 14, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: 12 & up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Painting on Silk: The Serti Method

You've always admired the beauty of silk and the colorful scarves and clothing designers create with it.  Learn to create those beautiful colors and designs yourself.  Discover the simple Serti technique of painting on silk.  Trace your design onto the silk with a resist, using a pattern from my collection or yours.  The dyes are then applied with a brush, flowing and blending naturally to create paintings, scarves, quilts, home decor, cards and more.  Simple enough for beginners, silk painting is also an exciting way for experienced painters to transfer their talents to fabric. You'll complete a 22x22" scarf as you learn the basic skills of design, color mixing, blending and texturing.

Dates & Times

March 2, Saturday 10:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Janet Lehwalder
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Tiny Stitches - Joining Encaustic Dipped Cloth

Explore ‘the stitch' as a method to join pieces of cloth that we will dip into encaustic to make free form wall hangings.

Students will learn compositional skills, methods of exhibiting two-dimensional work in 3-d format and will make a free form wall hanging.

Dates & Times

January 26, Saturday 10:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Deborah Kapoor
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Understanding Color I

Have you ever been frustrated when choosing colors for an art project, sewing project, painting or even deciding what to wear? Does it seem that sometimes you get it and other times you don't? Learning basic color theory will give you the tools, knowledge and understanding to make those choices a whole lot easier and more fun.

Dates & Times

March 9, Saturday 11 am-3 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Lois Gaylord
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio