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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

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: Sep 16-Oct 21, Mondays 1-3 pm
Ages: Ages 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

#2: Oct 27-Dec 15 (skip Nov 24 & Dec 1), Sundays 3:30-5:45 pm
Ages: Ages 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Advanced Encaustics

All New! Advanced workshop! For my previous encaustic students, or those with some experience. We will be using plaster, fiber, wood, and Mixed media materials to up our encaustic play, let's take this journey to the next level my friends, can't wait, (wear old clothes) you will create 2-3 art pieces.

Dates & Times

September 20, Friday 11 am-3 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Jackie Cort
Location: Multiple

Beginning Encaustics

A jam-packed workshop full of the core information you need to start your encaustic journey, yet a very creative, hands-on approach to learning to use this joyful medium. All students will leave with at least four paintings on wood panels!  I will be showing you different ways in which to use this versatile medium.  Look forward to a colorful event!

Dates & Times

September 7, Saturday 11 am-2:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Jackie Cort
Location: Multiple

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

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

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

October 5, Saturday 11 am-2:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Jackie Cort
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

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

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

Oct 28-Dec 9 (skip Dec 2), Mondays 10am-3pm
Ages: Ages 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Encaustic Open Studio/Series Work

This is a great time to make gifts, work on a series, play, ask questions, bring your projects you need help with, I'm here for you, and I'll be demonstrating different ways I like to paint and how to use wax over photos.

Dates & Times

December 14, Saturday 11-3 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Jackie Cort
Location: Multiple

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: August 19, Monday 6-9 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Dana Butler
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#2: October 14, Monday 6-9 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Dana Butler
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#3: November 18, Monday 6-9 pm
Ages: 15 & up
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

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

Hot & Spicy Encaustics

Let's get busy creating a series of 4 works on wood with the spicy colors of the season! Combine them with grays and cools for some pop, this is always a great workshop that produces great art. I'll demo pumpkins and carving wax for depth, and fall landscapes, however you may paint whatever you enjoy!

Dates & Times

October 19, Saturday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Jackie Cort
Location: Multiple

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

Juicy Abstracts, Let's Go Bigger!

Time to go bigger and bolder! Let's make art that has a big impact, we'll do warm ups on paper and then go strait into the liberating juicy flow of colors, mark making, and adding some special techniques for added interest.. lets let our bodies movement get into the process, you will paint on papers and 48x24 canvas.

Dates & Times

November 2, Saturday 11 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

Oct 27-Dec 15 (skip Nov 24 & Dec 1), Sundays 12:30-2:30 pm
Ages: Ages 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Oil Painting Workshop

Oil painting is a fun way to express your creative spirit. It's the most forgiving of all painting mediums. As you develop your skills, you'll soon be on your way! We will learn how to blend colors, which brush to use and how to apply the paint. You will be guided through different techniques such as: wet-on-wet, fat over lean, palette knives painting, and so on. All levels

Dates & Times

September 12, Thursday 11 am-5 pm
Ages: Ages 15 & up
Instructor: Anna Mastronardi Novak
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Pour, Stream & Marble

Discover a full range of acrylic products and techniques that allow you to develop succulent rich surfaces. We will explore Fluid & High Flow Paints combined with various gels & mediums transforming each into luminous pours, streams and marble effects. I will also introduce Golden's new Pouring Mediums available in both Gloss & Matte! 

Dates & Times

September 14, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Barbara De Pirro
Location: Multiple

Raised Impressions with Stencils

Learn how to create beautiful textured masterpieces with ease through stenciling with a variety of textures and mediums.

Students will learn how to create stencils, stencil techniques and mediums used to create raised textures for multi-media creations.

Students will create stencils and sample textures in order to create a final multi-media design.

Dates & Times

October 12, Saturday 2-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Alicia Czerwiec
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Stencil Graffiti

Learn how to apply a timeless technique with a modern vibe through stencil graffiti.

Students will learn layering approaches using stencils to create modern and bold art.

Students will make custom stencils and make prints prior to creating their final canvas graffiti production.

Dates & Times

October 12, Saturday 11 am-1 pm
Ages: 13 & up
Instructor: Alicia Czerwiec
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 29-Aug 2, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: Ages 6-10
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#2: Aug 12-Aug 16, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: Ages 6-10
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#3: Aug 12-Aug 16, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: Ages 6-10
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#4: 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

Watercolor Painting I

Enjoy the fascinating, vibrant world of watercolor in this exciting class! We will paint 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

Sep 16-Oct 21, Mondays 10 am-12 noon
Ages: Ages 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio