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Mixed Media

Bookbinding II

This is the perfect class if you love writing, drawing, painting, journaling, scrapbooking, working with your hands or if you've always wondered how books are made. You will learn a new structure each week with an extra class at the end to allow time to complete bindings with instructor guidance, if needed.

Dates & Times

Jul 31-Aug 28, Wednesdays 6-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Cat Snapp
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio

Cold Enamel Jewelry

Create faux enamel effects on metal with Iced Enamels®. Learn how to use enameling powders, enameling medium and resin to permanently adhere color to metal. This technique will create the same look as torch-fired or kiln-fired enamels but without the heat. Learn to combine Enamel Medium with quick-melting Relique powders, to create beautiful mixed-media metalwork in minutes. Cold Enameling will never rub off, fade or yellow over time.

Dates & Times

May 18, Saturday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Samantha Slater
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Drawing in Color: Pastels & Colored Pencil

Drawing is extremely easy and fun! We will be drawing a variety of subjects such as landscapes, animals, flowers and still lives in pastel and colored pencil in this class. We will be covering contrast, highlights/shadow and composition. The subjects will be taught in a step-by-step fashion. You will be able to follow along with the steps to achieve beautiful finished projects!

Dates & Times

Jun 17-Jul 1, Mondays 10:30 am-1 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Encaustic Jewelry

We will be making pendants and earrings with quality supplies.

Student will learn how to use beeswax in jewelry making.

Dates & Times

August 10, Saturday 11:30-2:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Jackie Cort
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Fabulous Acrylic Pours

Students will explore and learn the popular and fascinating, fast and exciting new art form of acrylic pours.

Students will learn how to prep their canvas, selecting colors, paint layering, several techniques of applying paint to the surface, as well as finishing the artwork and prep for hanging.

Dates & Times

May 20, Monday 6-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Dana Butler
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Intuitive Painting Large

Painting 3 large works on heavy paper and then a large canvas, we are continuing our letting go theme with the intention of building some new contrast and forms, be ready to fill those walls!

Dates & Times

July 13, Saturday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Jackie Cort
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Marvelous Multimedia Monoprinting

Take gel monoprinting to a new level or learn about it for the first time! Experience the gel presses in new and unusual ways, from using them on wood substrates, leather, and various papers!more painterly handling of the ink. Enhance you own unique style, make a bunch of prints, and connect with other artists. All levels welcome!

Dates & Times

May 21, Tuesday 6-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Jennifer MacLean
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Paper Collage for Kids

In this class, students will be introduced to the principals of collage and create a journal with 10 to 12 kinds of collages.

Please note: This date is different than listed in the catalog. It is July 13. 

Dates & Times

July 13, Saturday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: 6-12
Instructor: Elsa Bouman
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Repurposing Fiber with Warm Wax

This class is an opportunity to take used natural fiber clothing (silk, cotton, linen) such as shirts, skirts, scarves, even (pliable) handbags, deconstructed hats and shoes -- and make them into transformed 3-d artwork. We'll be adding wire and wax for support to make freestanding encaustic sculptures.

Dates & Times

August 17, Saturday 10:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Deborah Kapoor
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Resin & Clay Jewelry

In this unique class you will learn a multitude of techniques to create beautiful relief pendants, earrings or links for jewelry. You will learn how to create silicone molds, how to use clay to create relief sculptures and then you will learn how to mix and color resin to use in finishing your work.

Dates & Times

June 1, Saturday 11 am-4 pm
Ages: 12 & up
Instructor: Samantha Slater
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio

Sci-Fi Art

If you traveled to another planet in the future, what creatures, architecture, vehicles, and inventions would you discover?  Learn skills in drawing 2D and 3D, shading, and texturing, while creating unique worlds. 

Dates & Times

Jul 22-Jul 26, Monday-Friday 9 am-12 noon
Ages: 7-15
Instructor: C.A.N. Creative Arts Network
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Summer Art Camp

Joint the fun for five fantastic days of art making! In this art camp, your child will explore drawing and painting with fine art mediums including watercolor, acrylic, pastel, pencil and ink!

Dates & Times

#1: Jul 8-Jul 12, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: Ages 6-10
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#2: Jul 8-Jul 12, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: Ages 6-10
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#3: Jul 15-Jul 19, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: Ages 6-10
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#4: Jul 29-Aug 2, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: Ages 6-10
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#5: Jul 29-Aug 2, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: Ages 6-10
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#6: Aug 12-Aug 16, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: Ages 6-10
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#7: Aug 12-Aug 16, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: Ages 6-10
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#8: Aug 19-Aug 23, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: Ages 6-10
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

The Sculptural Form

Discover how Barbara De Pirro creates environmental sculptural forms and installations using both reclaimed & organic materials. Explore a range of techniques that transform these found materials into a ‘fiber' that can be manipulated into dimensional structures.

Dates & Times

June 8, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Barbara De Pirro
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Visible Mending - A Boro Inspired Workshop

An introductory class into the techniques and history of Japanese sashiko stitching to repair and decorate fabric.

Students will leave with a patch or a wrist cuff.

Dates & Times

July 27, Saturday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Elsa Bouman
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Wood & Resin Pendant

In this unique class you will learn how to make a resin pendant that combines wood with alcohol inks, oil paints and resin to create a dynamic work of art. You will custom cut your wood to fit snugly into a pre-made mold from which you will create your resin masterpiece. Once the resin is poured, the color is added and the work has set up over night you will remove the piece from the mold and learn a variety of resin finishing techniques such as filing, sanding, drilling and polishing.

Dates & Times

Jun 23 & Jun 30, Sundays 2-5 pm
Ages: Ages 13 & up
Instructor: Samantha Slater
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio