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Painting

Beginning Drawing & Painting Camp

This class will build a solid foundation of drawing skills to strengthen your ability to express your creativity!  The instructor will demonstrate specific techniques to render realistically using line and contour, shape and form, light and shadow, space and depth, proportion and perspective. Principles of composition will also be covered. We will then go into translating some of these skill into painting.

Dates & Times

#1: Jul 26-Jul 30, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 12-15
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#2: Aug 9-Aug 13, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 12-15
Instructor: Shelly Chess
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

June 5, Saturday 10:30 am-5 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Dana Butler
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

July 10, Saturday 1-4 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Dana Butler
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Reverse Painting on Plexiglass

A style of painting "front-to-back" or "detail-to-background", working with negative space, in reverse of typical painting styles. Challenge your mind with this interesting technique that requires no advanced painting skills.

Dates & Times

July 18, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Dana Butler
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Summer Art Camp

Join 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 19-Jul 23, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 8-12
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

#2: Jul 26-Jul 30, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 8-12
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

#3: Aug 2-Aug 6, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 8-12
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

#4: Aug 9-Aug 13, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 8-12
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

#5: Aug 16-Aug 20, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 8-12
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Wake Up Your Abstracts: Movement & Mark Making

Learn how to add action to your abstract paintings with a variety of strokes and marks. We will paint large on paper with Ink and Mixed Media. You will learn how to create bold pattern and create several large paintings on 18"x24" artist grade paper.

Dates & Times

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

ZOOM Online class - 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

Aug 2-Aug 6, Monday-Friday 2-4 pm
Ages: 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

ZOOM Online class - 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: May 23-Jun 27, Sundays 3:30-5:45 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

#2: Sundays, Aug 15-Sept 26 (skip Sept 5), 3:30-4:45pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

ZOOM Online class - 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 26-Jul 30, Monday-Friday 11 am-1 pm
Ages: 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

#2: Aug 9-Aug 13, Monday-Friday 2-4 pm
Ages: 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

ZOOM Online class - 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

Jul 19-Jul 23, Monday-Friday 2-4 pm
Ages: 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

ZOOM Online Class - Kids 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

Sundays, Aug 15-Sept 26 (skip Sept 5), 12:30-2:30pm
Ages: 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

ZOOM Online class - Oil Pastel Workshop

Oil pastels are an exciting, vibrant art form that you can bring anywhere and they yield amazing, bright, cheerful and spontaneous results! We will be doing a variety of subjects- landscapes, animals, portraits, and still lives, and we will explore color, value, shadow, perspective, and materials 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 acheive great results!   (Beginner to Advanced)

Dates & Times

May 12-Jun 9, Wednesdays 1:45-3:15 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

ZOOM Online class - 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!

Dates & Times

May 19-Jun 16, Wednesdays 11 am-1 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

ZOOM Online class -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

#1: Jul 8-Jul 12, Thursday-Monday 2-4 pm
Ages: 13-18
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

#2: Aug 16-Aug 20, Monday-Friday 2-4 pm
Ages: 13-18
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

ZOOM Online: Encaustic & Resin Effects with Acrylic

Discover how to create the luscious effect of wax encaustic & resin pours using GOLDEN Acrylic products. This online class includes demonstrations of how to achieve this effect using various acrylic mediums & gels; transparent & translucent, tinted & un-tinted, smooth & textured. In the process you'll discover the unique qualities of each product.

Dates & Times

June 5, Saturday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Barbara De Pirro
Location: ZOOM class