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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

February 23, Saturday 11:30 am-2:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Jackie Cort
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

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: Nov 4-Dec 9, Sundays 3:30-5:45 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

#2: Jan 14-Feb 18, Mondays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

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

#4: Apr 8-May 13, Mondays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: 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: Nov 28-Dec 19, Wednesdays 6:45-8:45 pm
Ages: Ages 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

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

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

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

#1: Jan 14-Feb 18, Mondays 11-1 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

#2: Apr 8-May 13, Mondays 11 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

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

Heartfelt Abstract Painting

From the heart, no thinking required!

We will explore some new color mixing to create a new palette for you to paint three large works on paper and thick wood. All levels encouraged.

Dates & Times

January 26, Saturday 11:30 am-2:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Jackie Cort
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: Nov 4-Dec 9, Sundays 12:30-2:30 pm
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

#2: Feb 24-Mar 31, Sundays 12:30-2:30 pm
Ages: 8-15
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: Nov 14-Dec 19, Wednesdays 10:30 am-12:30 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

#2: Feb 25-Apr 1, Mondays 3:30-5:30 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, Hot Shop

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

#1: February 26, Tuesday 6-8 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Lyussy Hyder
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

#2: March 26, Tuesday 6-8 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Lyussy Hyder
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

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

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

January 26, Saturday 10:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Janet Lehwalder
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Painting Your Own Idea in Oil

Bring your own painting idea to life! Chose a still life, flowers, landscape or seascape, living thing, portrait, or fantasy, and work on your painting, getting your questions answered along the way.

Students will learn general principals of painting in oil, and how to get comfortable with their own creative expressions.

Dates & Times

Apr 13 & Apr 14, Saturday & Sunday 10:30 am-3 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Lyussy Hyder
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Portrait Painting in Oil

Working from a photo, students will create a portrait in oil paint.

Students will learn the principals of composition, light, palette choice, we will focus on facial features, and expression of human face. Students will complete a 11"x14" or 16"x20" painting.

Dates & Times

Mar 23 & Mar 24, Saturday & Sunday 10:30 am-3 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Lyussy Hyder
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Rapid Fire Printing

Creating a stockpile of art and collage papers.

You will be learning easy techniques to use at home with minimal supplies, we will be creating 50+ colorful and unique works to frame or use in your art.

Dates & Times

January 12, Saturday 11:30 am-2:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Jackie Cort
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Still Life in Oil

In this class we will be painting objects in a still life setting in oil.

Students will learn about composition, light, colors and textures. Students will make one 11"x14" or 16"x20" painting.

Dates & Times

Feb 23 & Feb 24, Saturday & Sunday 10:30 am-3 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Lyussy Hyder
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

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

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

Zoological Illustration

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: Nov 5-Dec 10, Mondays 10:30 am-12:30 pm
Ages: Ages 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

#2: Jan 14-Feb 18, Mondays 3:30-5:30 pm
Ages: Ages 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio