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August 2019

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 3, Saturday 10 am-4 pm
Ages: Ages 16 & up
Instructor: Staci Adman
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

GOBLETS

Making goblets can be a difficult and potentially frustrating process.  Small mistakes that are not addressed are compounded through each step of the process.  This class will focus on breaking down the process into simple and easily digestible steps, highlighting the fact that blowing nice cups is not about employing "a bunch of tricks," but instead about doing the simple things well.  

Intermediate - Prerequisite: Glass II

Dates & Times

Aug 3 & Aug 4, Saturday & Sunday 1-6 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Rich Langley & Chris Schuelke
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

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

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

Stamped Metal Jewelry

In this class you will learn to stamp metal with words, sayings, song lyrics or numbers. You will learn the basics of metal stamping, discover some tips and tricks to make the process easier as well as fun.

Dates & Times

August 4, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: 12 & up
Instructor: Samantha Slater
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

Cartooning & Caricatures Camp

Write! Draw! Ink! This workshop allows young artists to learn the process of cartooning and drawing caricatures. Campers 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

#1: Aug 5-Aug 9, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: Ages 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

#2: Aug 26-Aug 30, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
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

Aug 5-Aug 9, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: Ages 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

The Versatility of Colored Pencil

Transcend the traditional look, feel and concept of color pencils by learning to push this medium into a far richer and relevant form of fine art expression. Learn techniques of layering and color mixing that make your color pencil work feel more like a brush or liquid medium. Some drawing ability and knowledge of color is helpful.

Dates & Times

August 7, Wednesday 11 am-5 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Anna Mastronardi Novak
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

Aug 10 & Aug 11, Saturday & Sunday 9 am-1 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

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

Aug 12-Aug 16, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: Ages 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

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: Aug 12-Aug 16, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: Ages 6-10
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#2: Aug 12-Aug 16, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: Ages 6-10
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

#3: Aug 19-Aug 23, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: Ages 6-10
Instructor: Shelly Chess
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Fantasy and Sci Fi Creatures 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 12-Aug 16, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: Ages 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Intermediate/Advanced Silversmithing

*Students must have taken the Beginning-Intermediate Silversmithing course or have instructor's permission to take this class.

Join other students who have taken Beginning Silversmithing and further your skills by working side by side with individual projects. Instructor will work on projects and demonstrate techniques as well.

Dates & Times

Aug 14-Sep 4, Wednesdays 7-9 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

Repurposing Fiber with Warm Wax

This class is an opportunity to take used natural fiber clothing (silk, cotton, linen) such as shirts, skirts, scarves, even (pliable) handbags, deconstructed hats and shoes -- and make them into transformed 3-d artwork. We'll be adding wire and wax for support to make freestanding encaustic sculptures.

Dates & Times

August 17, Saturday 10:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Deborah Kapoor
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

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

Ceramic Tidepool with Melted Glass

Make a beautiful treasure. Everyone loves to look at sea life in a tidepool and this is your time to create your own. Students will learn to create the bowl and sea animals using basic clay hand building techniques.

Dates & Times

August 18, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: 8 & up
Instructor: Tina Carpenter
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Drawing & Painting Animals Camp

Painting and drawing animals is easy and fun- you will be amazed as you bring these creatures to life! In this class you will learn how to draw and paint a wide variety of animals doing what they do best- running, jumping, flying, swimming, etc.

Dates & Times

Aug 19-Aug 23, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
Ages: 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 19-Aug 23, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: Ages 10-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Fabulous Acrylic Pours

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

August 19, Monday 6-9 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Dana Butler
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

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

August 25, Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

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

Aug 26-Aug 30, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: Ages 13-18
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Sublime Silver Stack Rings

Soldering is magic. Making metal stick to itself with metal glue? Totally magic! Come learn some magic and go home with 3 lovely sterling silver stack rings to prove it. If you have never used a torch before, this is the class for you. Short, sweet, and highly productive. The instructor will be with you every step of the way.

*Please note: this date is different than listed in the catalog. Class is 8/31.

Dates & Times

August 31, Saturday 10:30 am-3:30 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Julia Lowther
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio