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August 2022

2022 Fresh Paint Application and Jury Fee

Application and Jury Fee for Fresh Paint 2022!

Dates & Times

Aug 20 & Aug 21, Saturday & Sunday 10 am-5 pm
Instructor: Schack Staff
Location: Streets

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

Aug 21-Sep 25, 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 Bird Bath

You will create a unique fused birdbath to place in your yard for the birds to come frolic in.

Dates & Times

August 7, Sunday 1-5 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

Mon, Aug 22-Oct 3 (no class Sept 5), 6:30-8:30pm
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

Aug 9-Aug 30, 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

Aug 22-Aug 26, Monday-Friday 2-4 pm
Ages: Ages 10 - 15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Castle Drawing

In this class, we will talk about different architectural elements of castles and students will be able to design their own castle using what they've learned plus their imagination.

Dates & Times

August 13, Saturday 1-3 pm
Ages: 8-12
Instructor: Katie Zeitler
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Ceramic Garden Sun

The students will learn basic clay techniques to build a high fired "Mexican" Sun. They can be personalized to look like someone you know or ideas from the instructor. Multi color clays will be used. Instructor will "patina" the pieces after bisque and you will pick up your pieces ready to hang and enjoy. 

Dates & Times

August 6, Saturday 11 am-1 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

August 14, 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

August 21, Sunday 1-5 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

Aug 22-Aug 26, Monday-Friday 11 am-1 pm
Ages: Ages 10 - 15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Drawing & Painting Pets!

Learn to depict the beauty, energy, and diversity of your pet 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

Aug 15-Aug 19, Monday-Friday 11 am-1 pm
Ages: 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

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 1-Aug 5, Monday-Friday 2-4 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

#1: Aug 1-Aug 5, Monday-Friday 11 am-1 pm
Ages: Ages 10 - 15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

#2: Aug 29-Sep 2, Monday-Friday 11 am-1 pm
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

Aug 20-Sep 24, Saturdays 3:30-5:45 pm
Ages: Ages 15 and up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Exploring Artists through Art Camp

Students will explore a new artists each day, and complete a project inspired by that artist. We will use a variety of mediums, including acrylic paint, chalk pastels, cut paper, reusing recycled materials, and printmaking on styrofoam plates. Students will complete a new project each day.

Dates & Times

#1: Aug 15-Aug 19, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 8-12
Instructor: Zava LeRoux
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#2: Aug 29-Sep 2, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 8-12
Instructor: Zava LeRoux
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

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

August 20, Saturday 12 noon-6 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Mariah Cavanagh
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 28, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

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

Aug 1-Aug 5, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
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

Aug 10-Aug 31, 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

Aug 11-Sep 15, 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

Aug 3-Sep 7, 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

Aug 25-Sep 29, Thursdays 11 am-1 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

KIDSTAGE Theater Collaborative Sci Fi Creature Creation Camp

Create an out-of-this-world science fiction creature, both on stage and on paper! Spend your mornings writing and acting at KIDSTAGE, and your afternoons designing and painting at the Schack Art Center. Work with a professional visual arts educator and a professional acting teacher to expand your creativity. Students will walk to and from the Schack Art Center with KIDSTAGE staff.

Register Here! through the KIDSTAGE website

Dates & Times

Aug 8-Aug 12, Monday-Friday 9:30 am-3:30 pm
Ages: 6th-10th grade
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Kids Drawing

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 acheive beautiful finished projects!

Dates & Times

Aug 20-Sep 24, Saturdays 12:30-2:30 pm
Ages: Ages 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Kids' Painting

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

Aug 21-Sep 25, Sundays 12:30-2:30 pm
Ages: Ages 10 - 15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

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 27, 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

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

Let's Create Art with Recycled Materials

Students will learn how to create art using recycled materials. They will learn to improve their psychomotor and cognitive skills using different textures and materials. Students will use techniques where they will learn how to use acrylic paint, oil pastels, watercolors and reuse cardboards, bottle caps, old magazines and plastic bottles.

Dates & Times

Aug 7-Aug 28, Sundays 1-3 pm
Ages: 8 & up
Instructor: Maria Casey
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Mixed Media Acrylic - Opposites Attract

Now even BOLDER compositions to speak loud and proud! We'll be creating 3 large abstract paintings using mixed media on heavy artist papers. A liberating and exhilarating way to create work that speaks volumes!

Dates & Times

August 13, Saturday 11:30 am-2:30 pm
Ages: Ages 18 and older
Instructor: Jackie Cort
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

New Bark Beginnings

For all those new (or old) to basketmaking, one of the greatest pleasures is weaving with soft pliable barks. In this workshop, we combine willow strips and options for
texture while we create individual small basket expressions. We have a range of techniques to use and experienced guidance to make it all happen. It's really fun to see each basket develop its own character.

Dates & Times

August 27, Saturday 10:30 am-6 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Judy Zugish
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Polymer Clay: Floral Journal Cover

In this class instructor will help students design and implement the use of polymer clay in creating a floral-focused journal cover(and possibly, if the students are willing, sneak a fairy door or Secret Garden motif in as well. We will be decorating the cover of an A5 size sketch journal.

Dates & Times

August 27, Saturday 11 am-3 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Jessica Mase
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio

Polymer Clay: Wine or Cider Bottle

This class we will hand make roses and succulents to decorate a wine/cider bottle. Inclusions such as glass rhinestones, quartz crystals, and glass cabochons will be included.

Dates & Times

August 6, Saturday 11 am-3 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Jessica Mase
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio

Relaxing Watercolor Painting

In this class, students will learn basic watercolor techniques and color theory as it relates to emotional expression. Students will create an abstract watercolor painting that reflects the colors that speak to their feelings in that moment as well as brush strokes that display their emotions as well. Relaxing music will play in the background.

Dates & Times

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

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

Teen 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. Whether you are intrigued by acrylic's potential, or have worked in acrylic for years, this class has something for everyone!

Dates & Times

Aug 15-Aug 19, Monday-Friday 2-4 pm
Ages: Ages 13 - 17
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Teen Glassblowing

This four day 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

#1: Aug 9-Aug 12, Tuesday-Friday 1-5 pm
Ages: 14-18
Instructor: Schack Staff
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

#2: Aug 16-Aug 19, Tuesday-Friday 1-5 pm
Ages: 14-18
Instructor: Schack Staff
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

Teen Smashbook 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

Aug 1-Aug 5, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 13-17
Instructor: Angie Louthan
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

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 13 & Aug 14, 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

Aug 27 & Aug 28, Saturday & Sunday 9 am-1 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio