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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

March 11, Friday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: 18 and up
Instructor: Jackie Cort
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

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: Jan 16-Feb 20, Sundays 3:30-5:45 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

#2: Feb 26-Apr 2, Saturdays 3:30-5:45 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

#3: Apr 10-May 15, Sundays 3:30-5:45 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

#4: May 21-Jun 25, Saturdays 3:30-5:45 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Alcohol Inks

Students will explore the world of alcohol ink, using a variety of colors, including metallics, to create abstracts or abstract landscapes and florals.

They will learn the characteristics of alcohol ink, and several techniques to manipulate the ink such as blowing with a straw, making color washes, misters, daubers, how to use medium and alcohol, and finish with rubber stamps.

Dates & Times

February 13, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: 15 and up
Instructor: Dana Butler
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Dare to Paint! Abstracts

We will be creating a large series of free flowing abstracts by way of "letting go, and letting our paint and movements tell our internal stories". You will create LARGE beautiful art on heavy papers and canvas. This is such a fun expressive workshop, can't wait!

Dates & Times

February 5, Saturday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: 18 and up
Instructor: Jackie Cort
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

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

March 6, Sunday 11 am-5 pm
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

February 19, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Lauryn Taylor
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Free-form Art with Alcohol Ink

You've seen ink art, and you've seen flow/pour painting....This class is the best of both worlds! Watch how the ink spreads and paints itself as the alcohol evaporates from the ink! We will play with ink on glazed tile, on paper and on glass! The best thing about this medium is that no matter what you do, no matter what your skill level, you will create something beautiful every time! The key is letting go of the outcome and enjoying the process. Artists and "non-artists" join me, won't you? You won't regret it!

Dates & Times

#1: February 8, Tuesday 10-11 am
Ages: 15 and up
Instructor: Kathy Lynott
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#2: March 13, Sunday 2-3 pm
Ages: 15 and up
Instructor: Kathy Lynott
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

January 24, Monday 6-9 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Katie Zeitler
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

HOT WAX: Beginning Encaustic Painting

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

January 8, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Lauryn Taylor
Location: Multiple

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 26-Apr 2, Saturdays 12:30-2:30 pm
Ages: 10-17
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

#2: May 21-Jun 25, Saturdays 12:30-2:30 pm
Ages: 10-17
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Love Letters on Silk

These cards will show you really care! Do a series of small silk paintings and apply them to blank cards. Make one-of-a-kind Valentine cards for someone special, paint a varied selection of year-round cards to send, or package a set of several to give as a gift. Both beginners and experienced painters welcome. Also suitable for framing.

Dates & Times

February 12, Saturday 10:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages: 15 and up
Instructor: Janet Lehwalder
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Lovely, Luminous Silk

Silk is a strong, lustrous, natural fabric with its own unique beauty. Paint it with colorful dyes to create an amazing piece to wear, pillow, frame, or appliqué.

Dates & Times

March 5, Saturday 10:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages: 15 and up
Instructor: Janet Lehwalder
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Monochrome Watercolor Mountains

This class will teach watercolor fundamentals to individuals who are new to watercolor painting. Fundamentals include paper type and watercolor technique, wet on dry and wet on wet painting techniques and basic color theory.

Students will create a variety of watercolor paintings using a monochrome palette and mountains as subject matter.

Dates & Times

February 21, Monday 6-9 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Katie Zeitler
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

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

March 26, Saturday 11 am-5 pm
Ages: 15 and up
Instructor: Dana Butler
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

February 26, Saturday 11 am-3 pm
Ages: 15 and up
Instructor: Dana Butler
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

April 4, Monday 6-9 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Katie Zeitler
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

The Art of the Heart - Fluid Acrylic/ Mixed Media Collage Valentine’s “Heartworks”

Come join us for a very fun and playful day of creating vibrant textured "heartworks". In this workshop we will create a series of small fluid acrylic / mixed media collage pieces that celebrate the art of the heart.

Dates & Times

January 29, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Lauryn Taylor
Location: Multiple

Watercolor Painting

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

Apr 10-May 15, Sundays 12:30 am-2:30 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio