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Acrylic Painting Camp

Acrylic paints are one of the most versatile media ever invented! Bright, luminous colors, ease of use, and infinite techniques make acrylic painting a boundless, creative choice.

Dates & Times

#1: Jul 8-Jul 12, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: Ages 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

#2: Aug 12-Aug 16, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: Ages 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Acrylic Painting I

Acrylics are one of the most versatile media ever invented! Bright, luminous colors, ease of use, and infinite techniques make acrylic painting a boundless, creative choice. Whether you are intrigued by acrylic's potential, or have worked in acrylic for years, this class has something for everyone!

Dates & Times

#1: Feb 24-Mar 31, Sundays 3:30-5:45 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

#2: Apr 8-May 13, Mondays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Ages 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

#3: Jun 16-Jul 14, Sundays 3:30-5:45 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Beginning Watercolor

Enjoy the fascinating, vibrant world of watercolors in this exciting class! We will paint and draw a variety of subjects- landscapes, animals, portraits, and still lives, and explore color, value, shadow, perspective, materials, and brush handling in this fun and informative class for everyone! The subjects will be taught in a step-by-step fashion. You will be able to follow along with the steps to the paintings as they are being done in front of the class.  

Dates & Times

#1: Feb 25-Apr 1, Mondays 11 am-1 pm
Ages: Ages 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

#2: Apr 8-May 13, Mondays 3:30-5:30 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

#3: Jun 17-Jul 15, Mondays 6:30-8:45 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

#4: Jul 21-Aug 18, Sundays 12:30-2:30 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Big and Bold Abstracts

Let’s go Big!
We'll be using bold colors to create a large gesture painting on canvas, incorporating writing, painting, and mixed media.

Dates & Times

May 4, Saturday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Jackie Cort
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Creature & Character Design

Explore the fascinating world of drawing and painting creatures and characters in this exciting class! We will depict a variety of popular characters and creatures from movies and books and all the amazing things they do like running, flying, swimming, battling foes, rescuing heroes, breathing fire, etc,!

Dates & Times

Jul 22-Jul 26, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Drawing & Painting Animals Camp

Painting and drawing animals is easy and fun- you will be amazed as you bring these creatures to life! In this class you will learn how to draw and paint a wide variety of animals doing what they do best- running, jumping, flying, swimming, etc.

Dates & Times

#1: Jul 15-Jul 19, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: Ages 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

#2: Aug 19-Aug 23, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: Ages 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Drawing & Painting Sea Creatures Camp

Painting and drawing sea creatures is easy and fun- you will be amazed as you bring these animals to life! In this class you will learn how to draw and paint a wide variety of sea life like sea horses, octopi, sea lions, shrimp, blowfish etc!

Dates & Times

#1: Jul 29-Aug 2, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: Ages 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

#2: Aug 19-Aug 23, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: Ages 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

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

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

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

#2: August 19, Monday 6-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Dana Butler
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Fantasy and Sci Fi Creatures Camp

Explore the fascinating world of fantasy creatures in this exciting class! We will depict Dragons, Dinos, Mecha, Monsters, Robots, Elves, Gnomes, Trolls, Shape- Shifters, Mutants, Clones, Giant Insectoids, Animal- Creature Hybrids, Multi- Creature Hybrids, and all the amazing things they do! Running, flying, swimming, battling foes, rescuing heroes, breathing fire, etc,!

Dates & Times

#1: Jul 8-Jul 12, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: Ages 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

#2: Aug 12-Aug 16, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: Ages 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Feeling Groovy: Mixed Media Flower Painting

Add a little pizazz to your art and come to "Feeling Groovy - Mixed Media Flower Painting".

You will create with acrylic paints, washi tape, and posca markers and leave with a finished artwork ready to hang and enjoy!

Dates & Times

May 22, Wednesday 6-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Jennifer MacLean
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

Kids Beginning Watercolor

Watercolor is a unique, versatile paint, and in this class, kids will learn the skills needed to fully engage with this fun medium.

Dates & Times

Sa 5/11-6/8 (skip 5/25), 3-4:30pm
Ages: 6-12
Instructor: Annaleah Riley
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Kids Painting (6-12 age)

Painting is a wonderful learning experience for kids. It lets them explore the creative process and express themselves. There are so many unique mediums & techniques to discover - come try them out!


Dates & Times

Jul 22-Jul 26, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 6-12
Instructor: Maryam Hajjar
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Kids' Painting

Acrylics are one of the most versatile media ever invented! Bright, luminous colors, ease of use, and infinite techniques make acrylic painting a boundless, creative choice. Whether you are intrigued by acrylic's potential, or have worked in acrylic for years, this class has something for everyone!

Dates & Times

#1: Feb 24-Mar 31, Sundays 12:30-2:30 pm
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

#2: Jun 16-Jul 14, Sundays 12:30-2:30 pm
Ages: 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Landscape & Botanical Painting

Travel the World without leaving the comfort of your own studio! Explore the amazing sights of the world through drawing and painting! From humble everyday scenes to spectacular works of humans and nature- some examples include: Victoria Falls, The Pyramids at Giza and The Grand Canyon.  We will depict the world in a several media- starting with drawing, and continuing on to acrylics! The subjects will be taught in a step-by-step fashion. You will be able to follow along with the steps to the paintings while they are being done in front of the class.  

Dates & Times

#1: Feb 25-Apr 1, Mondays 3:30-5:30 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

#2: Jun 17-Jul 1, Mondays 3-5:30 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Large Abstract Florals

Mixed media and acrylic will be our path to large spring florals on canvas. In this very loose and juicy style you are sure to get in the mood for spring and learn new skills to loosen up your work, and keep a playful style.

Dates & Times

April 6, Saturday 11:30 am-2:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Jackie Cort
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Painting Aid - Artwork, revisited, revived & finished

This is a two hour session to go over unfinished paintings from a class or on your own and receive critique and advice to help complete the painting or drawing.

Dates & Times

April 16, Tuesday 6-8 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Lyussy Hyder
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

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

Teen Acrylic Painting Camp

Acrylic paints are one of the most versatile media ever invented! Bright, luminous colors, ease of use, and infinite techniques make acrylic painting a boundless, creative choice. Whether you are intrigued by acrylic's potential, or have worked in acrylic for years, this class has something for everyone!

Dates & Times

Jul 29-Aug 2, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: Ages 13-18
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

The Versatility of Colored Pencil

Transcend the traditional look, feel and concept of color pencils by learning to push this medium into a far richer and relevant form of fine art expression. Learn techniques of layering and color mixing that make your color pencil work feel more like a brush or liquid medium. Some drawing ability and knowledge of color is helpful.

Dates & Times

August 7, Wednesday 11 am-5 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Anna Mastronardi Novak
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Winged Creatures

Explore the fascinating world of winged animals and fantasy creatures in this exciting class! We will depict a variety of real life animals as well as popular characters from movies and books and all the amazing things they do!

Dates & Times

Jul 22-Jul 26, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Zentangle Art Camp

Zentangle is an easy to learn method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns. It is a fascinating art form that is fun and relaxing. It increases focus and creativity.

Dates & Times

#1: July 8, Monday 10 am-1 pm
Ages: 6-12
Instructor: Angie Louthan
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

#2: July 30, Tuesday 10 am-1 pm
Ages: 6-12
Instructor: Angie Louthan
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio