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July 2019

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

July 6, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: Ages 16 & up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Perfecting Your Photos in Lightroom

Want to bring out the best in your photos? Ready to move beyond snapshots? Learn to crop out distractions, lighten or darken to reveal detail and correct colors. Selectively blur or blacken backgrounds. Make "pop" what inspired you about the picture!

Lightroom is professional photo development software which has a friendly editing interface suited to new users with slider adjustments, instant feedback and infinite undo. 

Dates & Times

Jul 7-Jul 21, Sundays 1-3 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bill Ray
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

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 8-Jul 12, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: Ages 6-10
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#2: Jul 8-Jul 12, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: Ages 6-10
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#3: Jul 15-Jul 19, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: Ages 6-10
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#4: Jul 29-Aug 2, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: Ages 6-10
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#5: Jul 29-Aug 2, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: Ages 6-10
Instructor: Shelly Chess
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

Jul 8-Jul 12, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: Ages 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

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

Jul 8-Jul 12, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: Ages 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Zentangle Art Camp

Zentangle is an easy to learn method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns. It is a fascinating art form that is fun and relaxing. It increases focus and creativity.

Dates & Times

#1: July 8, Monday 10 am-1 pm
Ages: 6-12
Instructor: Angie Louthan
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

#2: July 30, Tuesday 10 am-1 pm
Ages: 6-12
Instructor: Angie Louthan
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing 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

Jul 9-Jul 30, Tuesdays 7-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

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

Jul 10-Aug 28, Wednesdays 6-10 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Manuel Castro
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

Intermediate/Advanced Silversmithing

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

Join other students who have taken Beginning Silversmithing and further your skills by working side by side with individual projects. Instructor will work on projects and demonstrate techniques as well.

Dates & Times

Jul 10-Jul 31, Wednesdays 7-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

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

Jul 13 & Jul 14, Saturday & Sunday 9 am-1 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

Coldworking

Students will be instructed on the efficient and safe usage of the equipment and techniques necessary for the successful cutting and polishing of glass objects.

Dates & Times

Jul 13 & Jul 14, Saturday & Sunday 10 am-2 pm
Ages: Ages 16 & up
Instructor: Rebecca Chernow
Location: Cold Shop

Lapidary I

Student will learn techniques to shape a slab of stone into a cabochon suitable for use in jewelry or other art work (hardness no greater than 7).

Dates & Times

Jul 13 & Jul 14, Saturday & Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

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

Kids Painting (6-12 age)

Painting is a wonderful learning experience for kids. It lets them explore the creative process and express themselves. There are so many unique mediums & techniques to discover - come try them out!

PLEASE NOTE: These dates are different than those listed in our catalog.

Dates & Times

Jul 15-Jul 19, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 6-12
Instructor: Maryam Hajjar
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

Jul 15-Jul 19, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: Ages 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

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

Jul 16-Jul 19, Tuesday-Friday 1-5 pm
Ages: Ages 13-18
Instructor: Schack Staff
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

Intro to a Jewelry Saw

Enter a new realm of jewelry techniques by learning how to use a jeweler's saw. Bring your own designs, or choose one of our samples to cut out of metal with a saw and create a pendant. Students will learn both sawing and piercing metal as well as finishing and filing steps to creating a smooth, eye-catching piece.

Dates & Times

July 19, Friday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Samantha Slater
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

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, Painting & Drawing Studio

Art in the Garden: Fused Bird Bath

You will create a unique fused birdbath to place in your yard for the birds to come frolic in.

Dates & Times

July 21, Sunday 1-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Sci-Fi Art

If you traveled to another planet in the future, what creatures, architecture, vehicles, and inventions would you discover?  Learn skills in drawing 2D and 3D, shading, and texturing, while creating unique worlds. 

Dates & Times

Jul 22-Jul 26, Monday-Friday 9 am-12 noon
Ages: 7-15
Instructor: C.A.N. Creative Arts Network
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Comic Books

Have you ever read a comic book and wanted to make your own? In this class students will use traditional art supplies (pen, pencil, and paper) to make their own comic book.

Dates & Times

Jul 22-Jul 26, Monday-Friday 1-4 pm
Ages: 7-15
Instructor: C.A.N. Creative Arts Network
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Creature & Character Design

Explore the fascinating world of drawing and painting creatures and characters in this exciting class! We will depict a variety of popular characters and creatures from movies and books and all the amazing things they do like running, flying, swimming, battling foes, rescuing heroes, breathing fire, etc,!

Dates & Times

Jul 22-Jul 26, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Drawing I - Mondays

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 working in several drawing media and will be covering contrast, highlights/shadow, composition etc. in this exciting class! The subjects will be taught in a step-by-step fashion. You will be able to follow along with the steps to acheive beautiful finished projects!

Dates & Times

Jul 22-Aug 26, Mondays 6-8 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Intermediate Stained Glass -Tuesday 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

Jul 23-Aug 27, Tuesdays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Intermediate Stained Glass -Tuesday 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

Jul 23-Aug 27, Tuesdays 10:30 am-12:30 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
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

Jul 25-Aug 29, Thursdays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Visible Mending - A Boro Inspired Workshop

An introductory class into the techniques and history of Japanese sashiko stitching to repair and decorate fabric.

Students will leave with a patch or a wrist cuff.

Dates & Times

July 27, Saturday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: 14 & up
Instructor: Elsa Bouman
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Weekend Advanced Silversmithing

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

Join other students who have taken Beginning Silversmithing and further your skills by working side by side with individual projects. Instructor will work on projects and demonstrate techniques as well. A general supply list is available. You may also have a conversation with the instructor about your project at sign up.

Dates & Times

Jul 27 & Jul 28, Saturday & Sunday 9 am-1 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

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

July 27, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: Ages 16 & up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Lapidary II

Pre-requisite: beginning class or instructor approval. This class will cover techniques for stones hardness 7 and greater. Free form shaping.

Dates & Times

Jul 27 & Jul 28, Saturday & Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

Drawing I - Sundays

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 working in several drawing media and will be covering contrast, highlights/shadow, composition etc. in this exciting class! 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 28-Sep 1, Sundays 3:30-5:45 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing 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

July 28, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: 12 & up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Fused Drop Ring Vase

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

You will learn basic fusing concepts and will have the opportunity to use frit, stringers, nuggets and scrap glass to create your design. You will also learn about drop ring molds and how to cut a circle.

Dates & Times

July 28, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Demystifying Camera Exposure & Focus

Learn what ISO 200, f5.6 and histogram mean, and why you should care. Understand what all those focus modes do. Keep detail in bright whites and saturated colors instead of blowing them out. Capture as much shadow detail as possible. Have blur only when wanted for artistic effect.

Dates & Times

Jul 28-Aug 11, Sundays 1-3 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bill Ray
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

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

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

Bookbinding II

This is the perfect class if you love writing, drawing, painting, journaling, scrapbooking, working with your hands or if you've always wondered how books are made. You will learn a new structure each week with an extra class at the end to allow time to complete bindings with instructor guidance, if needed.

Dates & Times

Jul 31-Aug 28, Wednesdays 6-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Cat Snapp
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio