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Painting

"Letting Go" Expressive Painting

A great way to calm all the stress and voices in our heads, please come and relax to a non judgement style of abstract painting. You will make four, large works on paper and thick wood. 

Dates & Times

July 16, Saturday 11:30 am-2:30 pm
Ages: Ages 18 and older
Instructor: Jackie Cort
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

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

Jul 25-Jul 29, Monday-Friday 2-4 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: Jul 17-Aug 21, Sundays 3:30-5:45 pm
Ages: Ages 15 and up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

#2: Aug 28-Oct 2, Sundays 3:30-5:45 pm
Ages: Ages 15 and up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Drawing & Painting Animals Camp

Learn to depict the beauty, energy, and diversity of animal life utilizing a variety of drawing and painting techniques and media. Learn a range of expressive and playful approaches to zoological illustration with step-by-step instruction, demonstration, and hands-on experience, gaining the foundation you need to draw any zoological subject you like.

Dates & Times

#1: Jul 25-Jul 29, Monday-Friday 11 am-1 pm
Ages: Ages 10 - 15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

#2: Aug 22-Aug 26, Monday-Friday 11 am-1 pm
Ages: Ages 10 - 15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Drawing & Painting Pets!

Learn to depict the beauty, energy, and diversity of your pet utilizing a variety of drawing and painting techniques and media. Learn a range of expressive and playful approaches to zoological illustration with step-by-step instruction, demonstration, and hands-on experience, gaining the foundation you need to draw any zoological subject you like. 

Dates & Times

Aug 15-Aug 19, Monday-Friday 11 am-1 pm
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

Aug 1-Aug 5, Monday-Friday 2-4 pm
Ages: Ages 10 - 15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Exploring Artists through Art Camp

Students will explore a new artists each day, and complete a project inspired by that artist. We will use a variety of mediums, including acrylic paint, chalk pastels, cut paper, reusing recycled materials, and printmaking on styrofoam plates. Students will complete a new project each day.

Dates & Times

#1: Aug 15-Aug 19, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 8-12
Instructor: Zava LeRoux
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#2: Aug 29-Sep 2, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 8-12
Instructor: Zava LeRoux
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Fabulous Acrylic Pours - Half Day

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

June 25, Saturday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 15 and up
Instructor: Dana Butler
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Fluid Acrylics: Exploring Intuitive Abstract Painting

Previously featured in USA Today and O Magazine, this fun and fluid workshop is a great way for beginning and mid career painters to unleash their artistic passion and discover (or rediscover) their intuitive creative voice.

As we explore the exciting world of intuitive abstract painting, texture, line, form and color come alive with vibrant fluid acrylic paint, wide brushes and a unique assortment of mark making tools.

Dates & Times

August 14, Sunday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Lauryn Taylor
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Galaxy Watercolor Painting

This class will teach watercolor fundamentals to individuals who are new to watercolor painting. Fundamentals include paper type and watercolor technique

Students will create a variety of watercolor paintings using space and the galaxy as the subject matter.

Dates & Times

July 26, Tuesday 6-9 pm
Ages: 12 & up
Instructor: Katie Zeitler
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

HOT WAX: Encaustic Basics

In this workshop beginning encaustic students will receive complete basic encaustic painting instruction. This will include history and safety information on encaustic painting, a complete overview of the materials including medium, paint, tools, brushes and the hot palette, encaustic medium making instruction and DIY recipe, fusing fundamentals with heat guns and blow torches, substrate (supports) overview and preparation including smooth vs textured surface techniques, preparing hot wax paints, and learning how to do color layering and suspension. By the end of the day each student will have completed multiple practice boards and four finished abstract encaustic paintings on wood panels. 

Dates & Times

July 24, Sunday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Lauryn Taylor
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

I Heart Art Camp

If you love art, you're sure to have fun in this multimedia art class. We'll be using a variety of mediums, techniques, and playful prompts to create art!

Dates & Times

#1: Jul 25-Jul 29, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 8-12
Instructor: Angie Louthan
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#2: Aug 1-Aug 5, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 8-12
Instructor: Angie Louthan
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

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: Sat, May 21-July 9, 12:30-2:30pm (skip May 28 & July 2)
Ages: 10-17
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

#2: Aug 28-Oct 2, Sundays 12:30-2:30 pm
Ages: Ages 10 - 15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

KIDSTAGE Theater Collaborative Sci Fi Creature Creation Camp

Create an out-of-this-world science fiction creature, both on stage and on paper! Spend your mornings writing and acting at KIDSTAGE, and your afternoons designing and painting at the Schack Art Center. Work with a professional visual arts educator and a professional acting teacher to expand your creativity. Students will walk to and from the Schack Art Center with KIDSTAGE staff.

Register Here! through the KIDSTAGE website

Dates & Times

Aug 8-Aug 12, Monday-Friday 9:30 am-3:30 pm
Ages: 6th-10th grade
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Mixed Media Acrylic - Opposites Attract

Now even BOLDER compositions to speak loud and proud! We'll be creating 3 large abstract paintings using mixed media on heavy artist papers. A liberating and exhilarating way to create work that speaks volumes!

Dates & Times

August 13, Saturday 11:30 am-2:30 pm
Ages: Ages 18 and older
Instructor: Jackie Cort
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Oil Painting on Gold Leaf

This class encompasses applying gold leaf to a cradled board, then painting a simple composition with oil paint onto the gold leaf.

Dates & Times

July 17, Sunday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: Ages 15 and older
Instructor: Dana Butler
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Paint What You See (Formerly - Reverse Painting on Plexiglas)

Learn to carefully analyze a photograph, then trace and paint it in several easy steps. Challenge your mind with this interesting technique that requires no advanced painting skills.

Dates & Times

July 23, Saturday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 15 and older
Instructor: Dana Butler
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Paint Your Pal

Students will receive instruction in a simplified method of painting their furry friends.

Dates & Times

July 31, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 15 and older
Instructor: Dana Butler
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Painted Floorcloths

Inspired by floorcloths and vinyl from the 1920's and 30's, floorcloths are a vibrant, inexpensive way to add color and personality to your living space. You will make an entry mat sized floorcloth that will be a splash of color to welcome all to your home.

Dates & Times

Sep 24 & Sep 25, Saturday & Sunday 10 am-3 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Kristin Simpson
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Relaxing Watercolor Painting

In this class, students will learn basic watercolor techniques and color theory as it relates to emotional expression. Students will create an abstract watercolor painting that reflects the colors that speak to their feelings in that moment as well as brush strokes that display their emotions as well. Relaxing music will play in the background.

Dates & Times

August 9, Tuesday 6-9 pm
Ages: 12 & up
Instructor: Katie Zeitler
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Smashbook Art Camp

Come create your very own art and journal Smashbook that will leave plenty of empty pages for you to use for the rest of the year. A Smashbook breaks all the rules around perfectionism, boundaries, and attachment to your artistic expression. We purposefully bring imperfect expression, our own rules, and non-attachment to the process of creating the Smashbook so that it can be a limitless container for your wildest creations.

Dates & Times

Jul 11-Jul 15, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 8-12
Instructor: Angie Louthan
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

Aug 15-Aug 19, Monday-Friday 2-4 pm
Ages: Ages 13 - 17
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Teen Smashbook Camp

Come create your very own art and journal Smashbook that will leave plenty of empty pages for you to use for the rest of the year. A Smashbook breaks all the rules around perfectionism, boundaries, and attachment to your artistic expression. We purposefully bring imperfect expression, our own rules, and non-attachment to the process of creating the Smashbook so that it can be a limitless container for your wildest creations.

Dates & Times

Aug 1-Aug 5, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 13-17
Instructor: Angie Louthan
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1