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July 2021

Enameling on Copper

Enameling is the art of fusing powdered glass to metal. This class will teach the three basic techniques of enameling. Students will learn to stencil, cloisonne and chambleve on copper.  

Dates & Times

Jul 8-Jul 29, Thursdays 6-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

Fabulous Acrylic Pours - Half Day

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

July 10, Saturday 1-4 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Dana Butler
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Ceramic Birds & Animals

Make high fired ceramic birds and animals for your home or garden to usher summer in the door!

Dates & Times

July 11, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: 8 & up
Instructor: Tina Carpenter
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Come Play and Make a Plate!

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

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 13-Jul 16, Tuesday-Friday 1-5 pm
Ages: 14-18
Instructor: Schack Staff
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

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

Reverse Painting on Plexiglass

A style of painting "front-to-back" or "detail-to-background", working with negative space, in reverse of typical painting styles. Challenge your mind with this interesting technique that requires no advanced painting skills.

Dates & Times

July 18, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Dana Butler
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

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 19-Jul 23, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 8-12
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

#2: Jul 26-Jul 30, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 8-12
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

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

July 25, Sunday 1-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Beginning Drawing & Painting Camp

This class will build a solid foundation of drawing skills to strengthen your ability to express your creativity!  The instructor will demonstrate specific techniques to render realistically using line and contour, shape and form, light and shadow, space and depth, proportion and perspective. Principles of composition will also be covered. We will then go into translating some of these skill into painting.

Dates & Times

Jul 26-Jul 30, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 12-15
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

ZOOM Online class: Circular Weaving Workshop

This three-hour session includes a one hour demo and instruction session, time for questions, your round loom in either clear or dark blue, one weaving needle, and a color coordinated bundle of fun and new-weaver-friendly yarns.

Dates & Times

July 31, Saturday 10 am-1 pm
Ages: 12 & up
Instructor: Mia Hanson
Location: ZOOM class