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Teen Art Classes

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

Ceramic Birds & Animals

Make high fired ceramic birds and animals for your home or garden to usher summer in the door!

Dates & Times

July 11, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: 8 & up
Instructor: Tina Carpenter
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Ceramic Tidepool with Melted Glass

Make a beautiful treasure. Everyone loves to look at sea life in a tidepool and this is your time to create your own. Students will learn to create the bowl and sea animals using basic clay hand building techniques.

Dates & Times

June 6, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: 8 & up
Instructor: Tina Carpenter
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Ceramic Village Houses

Create your masterpiece! This is your opportunity to design and build the house of your dreams! Students will learn to create forms using basic clay hand building techniques.

Dates & Times

August 7, Saturday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: 8 & up
Instructor: Tina Carpenter
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

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

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

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

June 13, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: 12 & up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Lampwork Glass Beadmaking

If you're fascinated by baubles, bangles, and beads, this one day class is for you. You will make many glass beads as you learn the basic skills of heating Moretti (soft) glass, applying it to a mandrel, and shaping it with tools.

Dates & Times

#1: May 8, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#2: June 5, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Teen Glassblowing

This one week summer program introduces students to the science and art of glass blowing with the guidance of a highly knowledgeable teacher. This hands-on experience will introduce teens to the basic techniques involved in glassblowing such as gathering, blowing, and properly handling tools.  No prerequisite.

Dates & Times

#1: Jul 13-Jul 16, Tuesday-Friday 1-5 pm
Ages: 14-18
Instructor: Schack Staff
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

#2: Aug 10-Aug 13, Tuesday-Friday 1-5 pm
Ages: 14-18
Instructor: Schack Staff
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

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 - Cartooning & Caricatures

Write! Draw! Ink! This workshop allows you to learn the process of cartooning and drawing caricatures. 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.

All Levels

Ages 10 & up

Dates & Times

May 13-Jun 10, Thursdays 3:30-5 pm
Ages: 10 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

ZOOM Online class - Cartooning Camp

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

#1: Jul 19-Jul 23, Monday-Friday 11 am-1 pm
Ages: 10-18
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

#2: Aug 9-Aug 13, Monday-Friday 11 am-1 pm
Ages: 10-15
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

Jul 8-Aug 12, Thursdays 6:30-8:30 pm
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 - Drawing Camp

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.

Dates & Times

#1: Jul 5-Jul 9, Monday-Friday 11 am-1 pm
Ages: 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

#2: Aug 2-Aug 6, Monday-Friday 11 am-1 pm
Ages: 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

ZOOM Online class - 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 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: May 14-Jun 11, Fridays 3-4:30 pm
Ages: 10 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

#2: Jul 11-Aug 8, Sundays 3:30-5:45 pm
Ages: 15 & up
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 - Teen Drawing Camp

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.

Dates & Times

#1: Jul 12-Jul 16, Monday-Friday 11 am-1 pm
Ages: 13-18
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

#2: Aug 23-Aug 27, Monday-Friday 11 am-1 pm
Ages: 13-18
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