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August 2020

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

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

August 2, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

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

Aug 3-Aug 7, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

Lampworking: Functional Pipe Shaping

This 4 week course will go over different shaping techniques for functional pipes out of borosilicate glass.

Dates & Times

Aug 3-Aug 24, Mondays 5-9 pm
Ages: 21 & up
Instructor: Mariah Cavanagh
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

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

Aug 3-Aug 7, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 8-12
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

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

August 8, Saturday 12 noon-6 pm
Ages: 21 & up
Instructor: Mariah Cavanagh
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln 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

August 9, Sunday 1-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

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

Sundays, 8/9-9/20 (skip 9/6), 12:30-2:30pm
Ages: Teen - 13+, Adult - 18+
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

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

Sundays, 8/9-9/20 (skip 9/6), 3:30-5:45pm
Ages: Teen - 13+, Adult - 18+
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

August 10, Monday 6-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Dana Butler
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

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

Aug 10-Aug 14, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
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, Aug 11 & Thurs, Aug 13, 10am-12pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Angie Louthan
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

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

August 14, Friday 6-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

ZOOM Online: Collage & Layering

In this online workshop we will explore techniques combining paper, found materials and acrylic to create inspirational artworks! Learn how to develop pattern, imagery & texture, combining methods using Golden Paints, Mediums, Gels, Pastes for Collage.

Dates & Times

August 15, Saturday 1-4 pm
Ages: 13 & up
Instructor: Barbara De Pirro
Location: ZOOM class

Ceramic Castles

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

Dates & Times

August 15, Saturday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: 8 & up
Instructor: Tina Carpenter
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

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

August 16, 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

Aug 17-Aug 21, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
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

Aug 17-Aug 21, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

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, Aug 18 & Thurs, Aug 20, 6-8pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Angie Louthan
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing 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

Aug 22 & Aug 23, 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

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

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

August 23, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

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

Aug 24-Aug 28, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

Lampworking: Studio Time

This is an Open Studio time for students that have taken a Lampworking class to come and work on their own projects. Students will need to bring their own glass or can purchase some from the instructor. Tools, torches and gas supplied. 

Dates & Times

August 21, Friday 11 am-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Mariah Cavanagh
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

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

Aug 24-Aug 28, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: ZOOM class

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

Aug 25-Sep 15, 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

Aug 26-Sep 16, Wednesdays 7-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing 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

August 30, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: 12 & up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2