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Mixed Media

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

Fantastic Fire & Wax: Encaustic Shellac Burns and Other Fiery Fun!

In this fun and fiery workshop we will focus on intermediate and advanced encaustic techniques. These techniques will include wet and dry shellac burns, working with alcohol based inks, oil pigment sticks, and mixed media collage.

Dates & Times

November 20, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Lauryn Taylor
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

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

Intro to Gel Plate Printmaking

Learn how to create unique monoprints without a press using a gel printing plate. In this class we'll use an 8" x 10" gel plate with acrylic paint, founds textures, and DIY stencils and stamps. We'll work to create prints that can stand on their own, but gel printed papers are also wonderful for collage, cards, art journals, or other mixed media projects.

Dates & Times

#1: October 23, Saturday 11 am-3 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Maren Oates
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#2: November 21, Sunday 12 noon-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Maren Oates
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

Mixed Media Acrylic - Holding Space: Large Acrylics

Vessels, bottles and holders of all sorts will make a showing in this expressive and meaningful work. We will discuss why and go where it takes us. Always a lovely subject.

In this workshop we'll create 3 large paintings using mixed media on artist papers.

Dates & Times

November 19, Friday 11 am-2:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Jackie Cort
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Mixed Media Acrylic - Morphe: The Figure in Abstract

In this workshop we will explore the human figure in its expressive abstract form, no right or wrong here (ever!) Students will use their movements and choices of mixed medias to create our their "Morphed" muses.

Students will create 3 large paintings on heavy artist papers.

Dates & Times

December 10, Friday 11 am-2:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Jackie Cort
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

Silk Painted Greeting Cards

Do a series of small silk paintings and apply them to blank cards. Do your Christmas cards, paint a wonderful selection of year-round cards to send, or package a set of several to give as a gift. Both beginners and experienced painters welcome. Silk painting materials supplied. Stationery available for purchase in class. Also suitable for framing.

Dates & Times

December 11, Saturday 10:30-4:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Janet Lehwalder
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Silk Painting Level 2

For those who are comfortable with basic Serti (resist line) silk painting, Janet Lehwalder offers an advanced class. Learn new skills in shading, layering, color mixing and line building. Try alternative resists and fabrics. Bring a picture or design and learn to adapt it to this medium. "You'll be amazed at the possibilities in silk painting", says Janet. "Few people are aware of the wide range of work that is being done on silk." Plenty of time for one-to-one assistance.

Dates & Times

November 6, Saturday 10:30-4:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Janet Lehwalder
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1