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June 2022

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

June 5, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: 15 and older
Instructor: Dana Butler
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking 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

June 5, Sunday 1-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
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

June 26, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln 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

Jun 8-Jul 13, Wednesdays 11 am-1 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Ceramic Garden Gnomes

This is your time to create some cute garden gnomes for your yard! Using different colored clay and glazes, you can make boys or girls or one of each! Have fun with it!

Dates & Times

June 26, Sunday 1-3 pm
Ages: Ages 8 and 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 at a later date. 

Dates & Times

June 12, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
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

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

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

Jun 16-Jul 7, Thursdays 6-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

Exploring Borosilicate Glass

This introductory class will give students the opportunity learn the basics of borosilicate glass. Students will learn how to how to melt solid glass, blow out hollow work and how to sculpt or shape glass. Coloring techniques will also be covered.



Dates & Times

June 11, Saturday 12 noon-6 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Mariah Cavanagh
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln 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

June 25, Saturday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 15 and up
Instructor: Dana Butler
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Fluid Acrylics: Exploring Intuitive Abstract Painting

Previously featured in USA Today and O Magazine, this fun and fluid workshop is a great way for beginning and mid career painters to unleash their artistic passion and discover (or rediscover) their intuitive creative voice.

As we explore the exciting world of intuitive abstract painting, texture, line, form and color come alive with vibrant fluid acrylic paint, wide brushes and a unique assortment of mark making tools.

Dates & Times

June 5, Sunday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Lauryn Taylor
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Glassblowing I

The basics of working with molten glass will be covered in this eight week class.

Dates & Times

Jun 5-Jun 26, Sundays 6-10 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Mariah Cavanagh
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

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

Jun 8-Jun 29, Wednesdays 6-10 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Eric Pederson
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

Goblets

Learn to blow thin glass cups, stems and blown feet and learn to put them together using the "garage". We will also learn exercises to practice building skills outside of the class. Teamwork and repetition will be emphasized.

Students will learn how to make "avolios", "blown feet", and the fundamentals of using the garage to assemble multiple parts.

Dates & Times

Jun 25 & Jun 26, Saturday & Sunday 1-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Rich Langley & Chris Schulke
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

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

Jun 1-Jun 22, Wednesdays 6-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

Intermediate Stained Glass - Thursday Night

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

Jun 30-Aug 4, Thursdays 6-8 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Intermediate Stained Glass - Wed Night

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

Jun 22-Jul 27, Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Intermediate Stained Glass -Thursday 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

Jun 2-Jul 7, Thursdays 11 am-1 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Joy of Pastels

Pastels are fun! This class will teach you the basics of getting set up and started in this wonderful medium, and students will gain confidence learning how to layer and manipulate marks to make finished paintings. They will learn all about soft pastels, how they are made, how to use them, and what surfaces work best for you.

Dates & Times

Sat, June 4-July 16 (skip July 2), 10am-12pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Richard Barrere
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio

Lampwork Beadmaking Students Open Studio Time

This Lampworking Open Studio is a time for Intermediate and Advanced students to practice what they have learned and make more beads.

Students must have taken at least one lampwork beadmaking class at the Schack or from Staci Adman.

Dates & Times

June 4, Saturday 12 noon-3 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Staci Adman
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

June 25, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln 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

June 18, Saturday 12 noon-6 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Mariah Cavanagh
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Lino Block Printing

Students will explore carving and printing a lino print, which is a very satisfying medium to carve. The printing process is easy and you will be amazed at how professional your prints look.

Dates & Times

Jun 7 & Jun 8, Tuesday & Wednesday 10 am-3 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Kristin Simpson
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio

Mosaic Garden Coasters

In this workshop the students would learn the indirect method of mosaic draw design on reverse side of clear contact paper: Lay contact paper sticky side up. Lay design upside down on contact paper. Lay contact paper bottom of mold. Pour mortar into mold. Wait 24 hours pop coaster out, remove contact paper to reveal design.

Dates & Times

June 19, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: 8 & up
Instructor: Shannon Danks
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio

Painted Floorcloths

Inspired by floorcloths and vinyl from the 1920's and 30's, floorcloths are a vibrant, inexpensive way to add color and personality to your living space. You will make an entry mat sized floorcloth that will be a splash of color to welcome all to your home.

Dates & Times

Jun 14 & Jun 15, Tuesday & Wednesday 10 am-3 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Kristin Simpson
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Polymer Clay: Nature Themed Journal Cover

In this class instructor will help students design and implement the use of polymer clay in creating a nature based journal cover. We will be decorating the cover of an A5 size sketch journal.

Dates & Times

June 26, Sunday 12:30-4:30 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Jessica Mase
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio

Seaside Solitude Encaustic Workshop

In this workshop we are painting in the luminous colors of the sea to create peaceful ocean waters, using texture techniques to give your sea foam, life and energy. Complete with sea foam and sand... You will complete 4 pieces to soothe your spirit.

Dates & Times

June 11, Saturday 11:30 am-2:30 pm
Ages: Ages 18 and older
Instructor: Jackie Cort
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Watercolor Textures

In this class, students will review watercolor painting fundamentals and learn how to create texture in their watercolor paintings using a variety of techniques.

Dates & Times

June 14, Tuesday 6-9 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Katie Zeitler
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

Jun 11 & Jun 12, Saturday & Sunday 9 am-1 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

Weekend Intermediate/Advanced 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

Jun 25 & Jun 26, Saturday & Sunday 9 am-1 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio