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September 2022

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

September 25, 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

Sep 7-Oct 12, 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

Sep 27-Oct 18, Tuesdays 7-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

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

September 11, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
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

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

Glassblowing I

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

Dates & Times

Sep 12-Oct 31, Mondays 6-10 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Schack Staff
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

Sep 14-Nov 2, Wednesdays 6-10 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Eric Pederson
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

Sep 28-Oct 19, Wednesdays 6-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing 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

Sep 10-Oct 15, Saturdays 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Richard Barrere
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking 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

September 17, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Natural Dyeing with Flowers and Plants

Instructor will take students through the process of how to dye wool fibers with natural dye stuffs. Instructor will go over the different dye plants that can be grown at home, how to process them, and how to prepare fiber for the dyeing process.

Dates & Times

September 11, Sunday 12:30-4:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Marion Richards
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

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

Sep 24 & Sep 25, Saturday & Sunday 10 am-3 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Kristin Simpson
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

Sep 11-Oct 2, Sundays 1-3 pm
Ages: 8 & up
Instructor: Kathy Lynott
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio

Smoke and Pearls Encaustic Workshop

In this workshop, we will be working exclusively in Black and White, creating elegant to abstract pieces.  In this course you will learn to use encaustics, embedding, and bold design.  Come join the fun!

Dates & Times

September 10, Saturday 11:30 am-2:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Jackie Cort
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Uniquely Bound Books

Students will learn to begin to bind books with folded bindings and simply stitched signatures.

Dates & Times

Sep 24 & Sep 25, Saturday & Sunday 10 am-3 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Eve Ingraham
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2