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July 2020

ZOOM Online class - 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 6-Jul 10, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

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

#2: Jul 13-Jul 17, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 8-12
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#3: Jul 20-Jul 24, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 8-12
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#4: Jul 27-Jul 31, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 8-12
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Open Studio - Come & Play Friday

Explore what fused glass is all about while making an 8" round or square plate.  All you need to bring is your creativity!  Glass will be fired outside of class and ready for pick up at the Schack Art Center two weeks later.   

Dates & Times

July 10, Friday 6-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

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 11, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln 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 12, Sunday 1-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

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

Jul 13-Jul 17, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 13-18
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

ZOOM Online class - 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 13-Jul 17, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

Getting Real with Resin

Learn to work with ICE Resin, a non-toxic jeweler's grade resin that gives you endless possibilities for your jewelry designs! Pour the resin into a bezel setting or silicone mold, or even use it over paper. You can use lots of different images and materials with ICE Resin that will be sure to get your creativity running wild! You will be able to carefully take your piece with you after class, or come back the next day to pick it up.

Dates & Times

July 17, Friday 2-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Samantha Slater
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Cold Enamel Jewelry

Create faux enamel effects on metal with Iced Enamels®. Learn how to use enameling powders, enameling medium and resin to permanently adhere color to metal. This technique will create the same look as torch-fired or kiln-fired enamels but without the heat. Learn to combine Enamel Medium with quick-melting Relique powders, to create beautiful mixed-media metalwork in minutes. Cold Enameling will never rub off, fade or yellow over time.

Dates & Times

July 17, Friday 10 am-1 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Samantha Slater
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

ZOOM Online: Image Transfers & Acrylic

Discover the range of Golden Acrylic Gels and Mediums that can be used to create image transfers. Explore how to transfer laser copies of your own artwork, drawings or photographs onto the surface of your paintings or collages. Plus learn how to create Image Transfer Skins!

Dates & Times

July 18, Saturday 12:30-3:30 pm
Ages: 13 & 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

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

Decorative Fused Glass Lantern

You will be creating a beautiful decorative lantern with fused panels to enjoy outdoors or indoors.

You will learn basic fusing concepts in this class. Students will create four custom fused glass panels using frit, stringers, nuggets and enamel paints.

Dates & Times

July 19, Sunday 1-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

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 20-Jul 24, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

ZOOM Online class - Cartooning & Caricatures Camp

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

Jul 20-Jul 24, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

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

July 20, Monday 6-9 pm
Ages: 12 & up
Instructor: Samantha Slater
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Scribble Watercolor Zentagle 2 Day class

Create a beautiful piece by exploring and playing with watercolors. We'll finish it by filling it in with Zentangle drawings using paint pens and permanent markers.

Dates & Times

Tues, July 21 & Thurs, July 23, 10am-12pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Angie Louthan
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Lampworking: Make a Pipe

This class is a one day workshop of practicing working with hollow glass to make a functional pipe.

Students will learn how to use blow tubes, weld glass, use a punty, and how to shape hollow glass.

Dates & Times

July 25, Saturday 12 noon-6 pm
Ages: 21 & up
Instructor: Mariah Cavanagh
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Pack Basket

Learn to weave a large basket! In this class we will make backpack basket for foraging, fishing, grocery shopping or any application where have a sturdy rigid backpack may be useful.

Dates & Times

Jul 25 & Jul 26, Saturday & Sunday 10 am-4:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Richard Langley
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Art in the Garden: Fused Geometric Plant Stakes

These fused bright colorful contemporary garden plant stakes will add a splash of color to your yard and patio.

Dates & Times

July 26, 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

July 26, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: 12 & up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

ZOOM Online class - 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 27-Jul 31, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

Spiral Watercolor Zentangle 2 Day Class

Create a beautiful spiral piece by exploring and playing with watercolors. We'll finish it by filling it in with Zentangle drawings using paint pens and permanent markers.

Dates & Times

Tues, July 28 & Thurs, July 30, 6-8pm
Ages: 15 & up
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 28-Aug 18, 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

Jul 29-Aug 19, Wednesdays 7-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio