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July 2022

"Letting Go" Expressive Painting

A great way to calm all the stress and voices in our heads, please come and relax to a non judgement style of abstract painting. You will make four, large works on paper and thick wood. 

Dates & Times

July 16, Saturday 11:30 am-2:30 pm
Ages: Ages 18 and older
Instructor: Jackie Cort
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Acrylic Painting Camp

Acrylic paints 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.

Dates & Times

Jul 25-Jul 29, Monday-Friday 2-4 pm
Ages: Ages 10 - 15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

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

Jul 10-Aug 14, Sundays 3:30-5:45 pm
Ages: Ages 15 and up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

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 31, 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

#1: Jul 11-Aug 15, Mondays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

#2: Jul 20-Aug 24, Wednesdays 11 am-1 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln 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 5-Jul 26, Tuesdays 7-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

Cartooning & Caricatures Camp

Write! Draw! Ink! This workshop allows you to learn the process of cartooning and drawing caricatures. Students 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 11-Jul 15, Monday-Friday 2-4 pm
Ages: Ages 10 - 15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Cartooning - one day session

Children will receive an introduction to cartooning and will create their first cartoon strip using characters they create and a storyline they come up with.

Dates & Times

July 30, Saturday 1-3 pm
Ages: 8-12
Instructor: Katie Zeitler
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Ceramic Village Houses

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

Dates & Times

July 10, 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

July 10, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Drawing & Painting Animals Camp

Learn to depict the beauty, energy, and diversity of animal life utilizing a variety of drawing and painting techniques and media. Learn a range of expressive and playful approaches to zoological illustration with step-by-step instruction, demonstration, and hands-on experience, gaining the foundation you need to draw any zoological subject you like.

Dates & Times

Jul 25-Jul 29, Monday-Friday 11 am-1 pm
Ages: Ages 10 - 15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

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 11-Jul 15, Monday-Friday 11-1 am
Ages: Ages 10 - 15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Drawing I

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. We will be working in several drawing media and will be covering contrast, highlights/shadow, composition etc. in this exciting class! The subjects will be taught in a step-by-step fashion. You will be able to follow along with the steps to achieve beautiful finished projects!

Dates & Times

Jul 10-Aug 14, Sundays 12:30-2:30 pm
Ages: Ages 15 and up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

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

July 23, Saturday 12 noon-6 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Mariah Cavanagh
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Fused Coral Sea Bowl

Create 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 24, Sunday 1-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Fused Drop Ring Vase

This class will give you a chance to create a fused glass vase even if you have never worked with any kind of glass.

You will learn basic fusing concepts and will have the opportunity to use frit, stringers, nuggets and scrap glass to create your design. You will also learn about drop ring molds and how to cut a circle.

Dates & Times

July 17, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Galaxy Watercolor Painting

This class will teach watercolor fundamentals to individuals who are new to watercolor painting. Fundamentals include paper type and watercolor technique

Students will create a variety of watercolor paintings using space and the galaxy as the subject matter.

Dates & Times

July 26, Tuesday 6-9 pm
Ages: 12 & up
Instructor: Katie Zeitler
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Gel Printing with Botanicals

Learn how to create unique monoprints without a press using a gel printing plate and botanical materials.

In this class we'll use an 8" x 10" gel plate with acrylic paint and natural elements, such as leaves, grasses, and flowers. We'll work to create prints that can stand on their own, but gel printed papers are also wonderful for collage, cards, art journals, or other mixed media projects.

Dates & Times

July 9, Saturday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Maren Oates
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

I Heart Art Camp

If you love art, you're sure to have fun in this multimedia art class. We'll be using a variety of mediums, techniques, and playful prompts to create art!

Dates & Times

Jul 25-Jul 29, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 8-12
Instructor: Angie Louthan
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

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 6-Jul 27, Wednesdays 6-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing 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

Jul 14-Aug 18, Thursdays 11 am-1 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
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

July 9, Saturday 12 noon-6 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Mariah Cavanagh
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Make a Little Birdie Mosaic

Instructor will cut out, drill and sand bird shapes. In the class the students will create a mosaic bird. Instructor will show the reverse method with clear contact method with glass. Then using silicon glue apply design to glass. Instructor will take home and grout and students will be able to pick it up the week after class.

Dates & Times

July 2, Saturday 11 am-3 pm
Ages: 8 & up
Instructor: Shannon Danks
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Oil Painting on Gold Leaf

This class encompasses applying gold leaf to a cradled board, then painting a simple composition with oil paint onto the gold leaf.

Dates & Times

July 17, Sunday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: Ages 15 and older
Instructor: Dana Butler
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Paint What You See (Formerly - Reverse Painting on Plexiglas)

Learn to carefully analyze a photograph, then trace and paint it in several easy steps. Challenge your mind with this interesting technique that requires no advanced painting skills.

Dates & Times

July 23, Saturday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 15 and older
Instructor: Dana Butler
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Paint Your Pal

Students will receive instruction in a simplified method of painting their furry friends.

Dates & Times

July 31, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 15 and older
Instructor: Dana Butler
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Plushie Monster Making

Using machine sewing, hand sewing, and hot glue we will choose from a variety of fabrics to make one-of-a-kind monsters.

Let your imagination run wild with fabric choices and design a plushie monster for yourself or as a gift to give to someone special!

Dates & Times

Jul 24-Aug 14, Sundays 2-4 pm
Ages: 8 & up
Instructor: Kathy Lynott
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio

Polymer Clay: Goblin or Fairy Door

During the class we will work together to condition, shape, color, and decorate individualized Fairy Doors out of Polymer Clay and inclusions such as faux moss, stones, beads, crystal type stones.

Dates & Times

July 23, Saturday 11 am-3 pm
Ages: 8 & up
Instructor: Jessica Mase
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio

Sci Fi & Fantasy Drawing 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 18-Jul 22, Monday-Friday 11 am-1 pm
Ages: Ages 10 - 15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Sitka Sprucing

In this course for all levels, students will learn a basic twill pattern, how to stitch the base and up the sides for a basket that curves its way into the light.

Dates & Times

July 30, Saturday 10:30 am-5 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Judy Zugish
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Smashbook Art Camp

Come create your very own art and journal Smashbook that will leave plenty of empty pages for you to use for the rest of the year. A Smashbook breaks all the rules around perfectionism, boundaries, and attachment to your artistic expression. We purposefully bring imperfect expression, our own rules, and non-attachment to the process of creating the Smashbook so that it can be a limitless container for your wildest creations.

Dates & Times

Jul 11-Jul 15, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 8-12
Instructor: Angie Louthan
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

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 18-Jul 22, Monday-Friday 2-4 pm
Ages: Ages 13 - 17
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

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 16 & Jul 17, 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

Jul 30 & Jul 31, Saturday & Sunday 9 am-1 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio