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June 2018

Reduction Screenprinting

Make painterly colorful prints with this one-screen, non-photo method. You will build layers of brilliant color up to a final image in glorious texture. Students will create at least one small limited edition print. This is a truly unique and rare opportunity to realize your ideas in print. Class will begin with a showing of the instructor's work and a demonstration.

Dates & Times

Su 6/3-7/15 (skip 7/1), 1-4 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Elizabeth Brinton
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio

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. Intermediate - Prerequisite: Glass I (taken twice) or one year experience

Dates & Times

June 6-August 1 (skip 7/4), Wednesdays 6-10 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Schack Staff
Location: Schack Art Center, Hot Shop

Beginning & Intermediate Bronze Metal Clay Jewelry

This class will teach beginning students how to manipulate the clay by using molding compound and textures. Students will complete 3-5 projects during class. Intermediate students will learn additional gem setting techniques and further hone their skills.

All Levels

 

Dates & Times

June 9, Saturday 10:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages: Ages 16 & up
Instructor: Suz O'Dell
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Abstract Garden Art Paintings

Choose from the different large wood cutouts to create two fun wood pieces for your garden or patio.  So fun!

Dates & Times

June 9, Saturday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Jackie Cort
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Intro to Fusing Workshop

Learn basic fusing concepts using Bullseye 90COE glass.
You will apply the information discussed with hands-on use of small tabletop kilns. Students learn how to work with dichroic glass, and discuss options for creating their finished pieces.

Dates & Times

June 9, Saturday 1-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Lapidary Open Studio

Spend the afternoon working independently on your lapidary project. We will have a room monitor available but no instruction. We provide the equipment, you provide your own rocks.

Pre-requisite: Beginning Lapidary or pass an access test with monitor.

Pre-registration required.

Dates & Times

#1: June 11, Monday 10:30 am-1:30 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#2: June 29, Friday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary 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

June 12-July 10 (skip July 3), Tuesdays 7-9 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

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. A general supply list is available. You may also have a conversation with the instructor about your project at sign up.

Dates & Times

June 13-July 11 (skip July 4), Wednesdays 7-9 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

Intermediate Lapidary

Pre-requisite beginning class or instructor approved. This class will cover techniques for stones hardness 7 and greater. Free form shaping.

4 sessions

Intermediate

Dates & Times

June 13-July 11 (skip July 4), Wednesdays 5:30-8:30pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary 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

Jun 16 & Jun 17, Saturday & Sunday 9 am-1 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Bonnie AuBuchon
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

Pine Needle Basket Weaving - Intermediate

Expand your design ideas by learning how to incorporate "windows", snake wraps, beads and decorative stitches to your pine needle basket designs. Get individual help with your own design.

Dates & Times

June 16, Saturday 10:30-4:30 pm
Ages: 13 & up
Instructor: Michele Morton
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio

Intermediate Stained Glass -Tuesday 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

Jun 19-Jul 24, Tuesdays 10:30 am-12:30 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Drawing & Painting: Nature!

Painting and drawing flowers and landscapes is easy and fun- you will be amazed as you bring them to life! In this class you will learn how to draw and paint a wide variety of natural subjects. We will cover lighting, color harmony, composition, and many other subjects to help you to bring your artwork to life! The subjects will be taught in a step-by-step fashion, in which you will be able to follow along with the steps while they are being done in front of the class. 

Al Levels

Dates & Times

Wed, 6/20-8/1 (skip 7/4), 4-5:45 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Watercolor Painting I

Enjoy the fascinating, vibrant world of watercolor in this exciting class! We will paint a variety of subjects- landscapes, animals, portraits, and still lives, and explore color, value, shadow, perspective, materials, and brush handling in this fun and informative class for everyone! The subjects will be taught in a step-by-step fashion. You will be able to follow along with the steps to the paintings as they are being done in front of the class. 

Beginner to Advanced

PLEASE NOTE: Price listed in catalog is incorrect.  Online price reflects lengthened class.

Dates & Times

Wed, 6/20-8/1 (skip 7/4), 6:45-8:45 pm
Ages: 15 & up
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing 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

Jun 21-Jul 26, Thursdays 6:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio

Intro to Leatherwork: The Perfect Little Clutch

In this class you will learn about the art of working with leather. All while making a sweet little clutch.

When do you hand sew, when do you use a machine? When do you glue and finish edges? What is "hardware" and when/why do you use it? We can answer those questions and much more! In this class we will go over the basics of hand working leather. We will be going old school and learning the beautiful art of hand sewing leather. No machine required! Design your own clutch and personalize the closure and details.

Dates & Times

June 22, Friday 1-5 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Deb Shannon
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Blog It Out: Creating Your Personal Blog

Enter the creative and dynamic world of blogging by sharing your story. Blogging offers writers a unique and flexible platform for connecting with others and developing a distinct voice. In this course, learn the basics of starting a blog, telling your story, developing your own voice, growing an audience of readers, and creating your blog page.

Dates & Times

June 22-July 20 (skip July 6), Fridays 4-6 pm
Ages: Ages 16 & up
Instructor: Cecilia Kennedy
Location: Schack Art Center, Printmaking Studio

RelaxingThrough Art

Art is known for being relaxing, releasing and rejuvenating. No drawing experience needed for this class, it is about the individual transformation of the student.

All levels.

NOTE: This date is different than the one listed in the catalog. 

Dates & Times

June 23, Saturday 11 am-1 pm
Ages: 16 & up
Instructor: Amanda Stovall
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Painting On Silk for Quilters

Create the colors and textures you want by creating your own fat quarters. Using permanent dyes, we will learn to mix, blend, and texture colors to create fabrics that are one of a kind.

Dates & Times

June 23, Saturday 10:30 am-4:30 pm
Ages: Ages 16 & up
Instructor: Janet Lehwalder
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Intermediate Encaustic Workshop

Calling all previous Encaustic students, or anyone who already loves the buttery medium that is encaustic. This new workshop is designed to create more depth and luminesce layers to your work, using hard color verses translucent and a few burn techniques. An overview of intermediate to advanced techniques will take your work to the next level of joy and complexity.

Beginning Encaustic or a recent introductory encaustic class is a prerequisite for this course.

Dates & Times

June 24, Sunday 11:30 am-2:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Jackie Cort
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

Jun 25-Jun 29, Monday-Friday 10 am-12 noon
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 new 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

Jun 25-Jun 29, Monday-Friday 1-3 pm
Ages: 8-15
Instructor: Peter Barth
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 2

Intro to a Jewelry Saw

Enter a new realm of jewelry techniques by learning how to use a jeweler's saw. Bring your own designs, or choose one of our samples to cut out of metal with a saw and create a pendant. Students will learn both sawing and piercing metal as well as finishing and filing steps to creating a smooth, eye-catching piece.

Dates & Times

June 29, Friday 10 am-1 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Samantha Slater
Location: Schack Art Center, Metalsmithing Studio

Encaustic Seasides & Landscapes

In this workshop we are painting in the luminous colors of sea glass to create peaceful ocean waters, using texture techniques to give your sea foam, life and energy. Complete with sea foam and sand... You will complete 4 pieces to soothe your spirit..

Dates & Times

June 30, Saturday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Jackie Cort
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

June 30, Saturday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Anita Black
Location: Schack Art Center, Flame & Kiln Studio