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December 2020

Intro to Flameworking in Borosilicate-Simple Ornaments

Explore the basics of lampworking with clear borosilicate glass. Learn how to melt glass rods with a bench-mounted torch and then manipulate the molten gather on the end of the rod with tools to create simple round and flattened shapes, and even twisted icicles, all of which we will turn into small hanging ornaments. 

Dates & Times

December 5, Saturday 12 noon-4 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Beginning Lapidary - Cabochon Cutting

Cabochon cutting is a method of cutting gemstones with a convex, rounded surface that is polished but unfaceted. The back of a normal cabochon-cut stone is flat.

Students will learn how to take a stone from flat slab to a beautiful polished piece ready for jewelry or other artwork.

 

Dates & Times

December 6, Sunday 12:30-4:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Carly Vdh
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

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

December 11, Friday 2-5 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Samantha Slater
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

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

December 12, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Staci Adman
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

December 13, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Dana Butler
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

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

December 15, Tuesday 6-9 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Dana Butler
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

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