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September 2020

Kids Multi-week Art Class

Joint the fun for four fantastic sessions of art making! In this art class, your child will explore drawing and painting with fine art mediums including watercolor, acrylic, pastel, pencil and ink and printmaking.

Dates & Times

Sep 8-Sep 29, Tuesdays 3:30-5 pm
Ages: 8-12
Instructor: Shelly Chess
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

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

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

Glassblowing I

The basics of working with molten glass will be covered in this eight week class.

Dates & Times

Sep 14-Nov 2, Mondays 6-10 pm
Instructor: Eric Pederson
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

Glassblowing II

If you already know the basics of blowing glass, but aren't quite ready to work on your own, this class is for you. The use of handles, bits, and wraps will be covered, as will color application. 

Dates & Times

Sep 16-Nov 4, Wednesdays 6-10 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Manuel Castro
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

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

Sep 17-Oct 22, Thursdays 6:30-8:45 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

ZOOM Online: Sculpture & Acrylic

Think beyond the flat surface, move into the next dimension! Learn how GOLDEN Acrylic products can be used to create 3D sculptural forms or simply add more dimension within your flat work. This class will cover a range of techniques including the manipulation of fiber, textiles & paper, creating dimensional acrylic skins, acrylic mold casting & how to create structural supports.

Dates & Times

September 19, Saturday 1-4 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Barbara De Pirro
Location: ZOOM class

Weekend Beginning Silversmithing

Beginning students will learn how to fabricate jewelry from metal sheet and wire.  Begin with basic skills such as forging, soldering and setting cabochon stones.  Learn to use a jeweler's saw and other hand tools.

Dates & Times

Sep 19 & Sep 20, Saturday & Sunday 9 am-1 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

Intermediate Stained Glass - Monday Morning

This class is designed to teach students techniques beyond the basics. You choose the project and skills you would like to learn or improve.

Previous stained glass knowledge is required.

Dates & Times

Sep 21-Oct 26, Mondays 10:30 am-12:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Intermediate Stained Glass -Thursday Night

This class is designed to teach students techniques beyond the basics. You choose the project and skills you would like to learn or improve.

Previous stained glass knowledge is required.

Dates & Times

Sep 24-Oct 29, Thursdays 6:30 pm-8:30 am
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln 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

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

ZOOM Online class - Kids Drawing I

Join us for our new online Kids Drawing class!

Drawing is extremely easy and fun! We will be drawing a variety of subjects such as animals, creatures and characters 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 great finished projects!

Dates & Times

Sep 27-Oct 25, Sundays 12:30-2:30 pm
Ages: 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

Beginning/Intermediate Lapidary

Students will learn techniques to shape a slab of stone into a cabochon suitable for use in jewelry or other art work.

Dates & Times

September 27, Sunday 11:30 am-3:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Carly VanderHyde
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

Fused Geometric Wall Clock

You will be creating a bright colorful contemporary wall clock which will add a splash of color to your home or office.

Students will learn basic fusing concepts and will have a chance to use frit, stringers, and nuggets with other geometric shapes of glass. We will discuss how to drill a hole in your project and the placement of the hole for proper mounting on the wall.

Dates & Times

September 27, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Beginning/Intermediate Silversmithing

Beginning students will learn how to fabricate jewelry from metal sheet and wire.  Begin with basic skills such as forging, soldering and setting cabochon stones.  Learn to use a jeweler's saw and other hand tools.

Dates & Times

Sep 29-Oct 20, Tuesdays 7-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

Interm/Adv Silversmithing - Jewelry Workshop

*Students must have taken the Beginning-Intermediate Silversmithing course or have instructor's permission to take this class.

After learning basic silversmithing skills in the beginning class, students can hone those skills with guided individual projects. The instructor presents more techniques and working side by side with other students creating their individual projects broadens the experience.

Dates & Times

Sep 30-Oct 21, Wednesdays 7-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio