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January 2019

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

Jan 8-Feb 12, Tuesdays 10:30 am-12:30 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

Jan 8-Jan 29, Tuesdays 7-9 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

Beginning Stained Glass

This introductory class provides a foundation for stained glass using the copper foil technique.  We will cover designing projects for glass, the art of glass cutting, grinding, foiling, soldering, finishing and presentation. 

Dates & Times

Jan 9-Feb 13, Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln 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

Jan 9-Feb 27, Wednesdays 6-10 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Manuel Castro
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

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

Jan 12 & Jan 13, Saturday & Sunday 10 am-2 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Rebecca Chernow
Location: Cold Shop

Beginning Lapidary

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

Jan 12 & Jan 13, Saturday & Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

Fused Coral Sea Bowl

You will be creating a beautiful sea-inspired coral bowl to adorn your tabletop.

Students will make a 10"-13" fused coral bowl using strips of glass. Additional design elements can be added with frit and nuggets.

Dates & Times

January 13, Sunday 1-4 pm
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln 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

Jan 13-Feb 17, Sundays 3:30-5:45 pm
Ages: Ages 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Drawing for Kids

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!


All supplies included in cost of class.

Dates & Times

Jan 13-Feb 17, Sundays 12:30-2:30 pm
Ages: Ages 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

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

Jan 14-Feb 18, Mondays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

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

Jan 14-Feb 18, Mondays 11-1 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Lapidary Open Studio

Spend the afternoon working independently on your lapidary project. We will have a room monitor available but no instruction. We provide the equipment, you provide your own rocks.

Pre-requisite: Must have taken or be currently enrolled in Intermediate or Advanced Lapidary or pass an access test with monitor.


Dates & Times

#1: January 16, Wednesday 12 noon-3 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass or Leslie Dickinson
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#2: January 25, Friday 1-4 pm
Ages: Agees 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass or Leslie Dickinson
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary 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

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

Alcohol Inks Abstract Workshop

Welcome to the alluring world of alcohol inks! In this workshop you will learn how create amazing abstract art developing a style that is yours! We will plearn how colors move, blend and flow. You will learn how to seal your work and how to frame it or mount it. No experience necessary!

Dates & Times

January 19, Saturday 10:30 am-1:30 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Kippi Leonard
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

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

January 19, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Basic Glass Cutting 101

In this class, students learn about basic tools to cut and break apart glass.

You will learn how to do the three basic cuts: inside curves, outside curves, and straight lines. Students will have the skills to be more creative when taking fusing classes. This class is also for anyone wanting to improve their cutting skills.

Dates & Times

January 20, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Painting on Silk: The Serti Method

You've always admired the beauty of silk and the colorful scarves and clothing designers create with it.  Learn to create those beautiful colors and designs yourself.  Discover the simple Serti technique of painting on silk.  Trace your design onto the silk with a resist, using a pattern from my collection or yours.  The dyes are then applied with a brush, flowing and blending naturally to create paintings, scarves, quilts, home decor, cards and more.  Simple enough for beginners, silk painting is also an exciting way for experienced painters to transfer their talents to fabric. You'll complete a 22x22" scarf as you learn the basic skills of design, color mixing, blending and texturing.

Dates & Times

January 26, Saturday 10:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Janet Lehwalder
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Heartfelt Abstract Painting

From the heart, no thinking required!

We will explore some new color mixing to create a new palette for you to paint three large works on paper and thick wood. All levels encouraged.

Dates & Times

January 26, Saturday 11:30 am-2:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Jackie Cort
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Tiny Stitches - Joining Encaustic Dipped Cloth

Explore ‘the stitch' as a method to join pieces of cloth that we will dip into encaustic to make free form wall hangings.

Students will learn compositional skills, methods of exhibiting two-dimensional work in 3-d format and will make a free form wall hanging.

Dates & Times

January 26, Saturday 10:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Deborah Kapoor
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Fused Pocket Flower Vase

You will be creating small pocket vases to hang and display your favorite flowers.

Students will learn basic fusing concepts. You will be using fiber paper to create your pocket shape.

Students will get to make four small pocket vases. Additional design elements can be added with frit, stringers, noodles and nuggets.

Dates & Times

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