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Teen Art Classes

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

September 26, Saturday 11 am-3 pm
Ages: 14 & up
Instructor: Dana Butler
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Beginning & Intermediate Bronze Metal Clay Jewelry

This class will teach beginning students how to manipulate the clay by using molding compound and textures. Students will complete 3-5 projects during class. Intermediate students will learn additional gem setting techniques and further hone their skills.

Dates & Times

November 7, Saturday 10:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Suz O'Dell
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Continuing Lampwork Glass Beadmaking

If you have taken Beginning Lampwork Glass and would like an advanced course  in the medium, then this is the class for you. Continue to build your torch and shaping skills.

Dates & Times

August 22, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln 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

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

Fused Christmas Cookie Ornaments

You will be creating fused glass ornaments to hang on your tree and/or to give as gifts.

Students will learn basic fusing concepts and will decorate precut ornament shapes with frit, stringers, noodles and nuggets. We will also add some dichroic scrap pieces for some extra bling.

Dates & Times

November 15, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Fused Snowman Cookie Plate

Looking for the perfect plate for Santa's cookies and reindeer treats?

This class will give you a chance to create a fused glass project even if you have never worked with any kind of glass.

Students will learn basic fusing concepts and will have a chance to use frit with the precut shapes.

Dates & Times

#1: October 18, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#2: December 6, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Intro to Needle Felting

In this class students will discover how fun and easy it is to create with wool fleece. From simple wool beads to intricately detailed small figures, the creative possibilities are endless! Students will leave class with new felted creations plus the tools and knowledge to keep on creating more at home.

Dates & Times

August 30, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: 12 & up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

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. 

Dates & Times

October 7, Wednesday 11 am-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anna Mastronardi Novak
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Stamped Metal Jewelry

In this class you will learn to stamp metal with words, sayings, song lyrics or numbers. You will learn the basics of metal stamping, discover some tips and tricks to make the process easier as well as fun.

Dates & Times

December 11, Friday 2-5 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Samantha Slater
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

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: Sep 12-Oct 10, Saturdays 10:30 am-12:45 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

#2: Nov 8-Dec 13, Sundays 3:30-5:45 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

ZOOM Online class - Colored Pencil Drawing I

Drawing is extremely easy and fun! We will be drawing a variety of subjects such as landscapes, animals, flowers and still lives in Colored Pencil in this class. We will be covering contrast, highlights/shadow, composition etc. 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: Sep 17-Oct 22, Thursdays 6:30-8:45 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

#2: October 13, Tuesday 10:30 am-1:15 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

#3: Fri, Nov 20-Dec 18 (skip Nov 27), 1:45-4pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

ZOOM Online class - Drawing I

Join us for our new online Drawing class!

Drawing is extremely easy and fun! We will be drawing a variety of subjects such as landscapes, animals, flowers and still lives in this class. We will be covering contrast, highlights/shadow, composition etc. 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

Sat, Nov 14-Dec 19 (skip Nov 28), 10:30am-12:45pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

ZOOM Online class - Kid's Cartooning

Write! Draw! Ink! This workshop allows young artists to learn the process of cartooning. Students will follow along on a step by step basis to draw some favorite characters as well as create their own characters and write and draw their own stories.

Dates & Times

Thurs, Nov 19-Dec 17 (skip Nov 26), 3-5pm
Ages: 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

ZOOM Online class - Kid's Fantasy and Sci Fi Creatures

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

Oct 15-Nov 12, Thursdays 3-5 pm
Ages: 10-15
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

Oct 17-Nov 7, Saturdays 10:15 am-12:30 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class