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September 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

September 26, Monday 6-9 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Dana Butler
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

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 1-4 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

Indirect Stepping Stone

Students will be creating a stepping stone using the indirect method. Using contact paper at bottom of mold, students will be able to cut pieces of glass into a design of their choosing, cover the whole thing with concrete and then pop out the stepping stone when it is dry.

Dates & Times

September 27, Tuesday 6-9 pm
Ages: 10 & up
Instructor: Shannon Danks
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

Sep 28-Oct 19, 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

Sep 22-Oct 27, Thursdays 6-8 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
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

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

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