2019 Adult: Beginning Pottery Class ($280)
This is a 10-session class covering the basics of working with clay. This class includes instruction on using a slab roller and pottery wheel. Most of the class will focus on using the pottery wheel. Students will finish several functional bowls and mugs.
Recommended Age: 16+ or 12+ with an adult also enrolled.
Option 1: Saturday at 1-3 pm. January 12 to March 16.
Option 2: Tuesday at 12:30-2:30 pm. January 15 to March 19.
Option 3: Thursday at 6-8 pm. January 10 to March 14.
Requires taking the beginning class. New classes start the first week of each month and focus on the wheel, embellishment and decorating pieces.
$15/week or $50/month
Intermediate class times (see studio wall for current list)
Wednesday 6-9 pm
Saturday 3-6 pm
To sign up: call/text Matthew at (907) 521-4640 and pay on the first day of class.
Drawing, Painting and Ceramics
This is a 68-hour class with the intent of providing a complete high school art credit. The class will include drawing techniques, sculpting and working with clay, and painting (watercolor and acrylic) for home school students. There will be some assignments outside of class time and graded critiques.
Monday and Wednesday 11:00 am to 1:30 pm. There will be a lunch break.
January 14 to April 15 10 (13.5 weeks, 5 hr/week or 67.5 hours)
$75 materials fee and $150 for each of the three modules (to break up the costs).
The total cost for this class is $525/student.
Drawing is the foundation of visual arts. We will learn by keeping a sketchbook and explore composition, shading, graphite weights, contour drawing, perspective drawing, and live sketching of Zip.
The clay portion will include hand working, coiling building, slab building, sculpture, wheel working and decorating with oxides, under glazes, and glazes.
Working with watercolor and acrylic mediums we will learn about mixing colors, technical skills, and do a master study.
To sign up: call/text Matthew at (907) 521-4640 and pay $225 on the first day of class or be a direct pay vendor with Denali Peak or IDEA.
Friday Youth Classes
This class happens over four week and includes three weeks of working with clay and one week of glazing the projects. The objective of this class is to teach fundamental art skills while having fun with clay. The projects change with each session for people who wish to repeat the class.
Youth classes of all levels are run in sets of four weeks.
Option 1: September 7-28
Option 2: October 5-26,
Option 3: November 2-30.
Beginning classes are $30/session or $100 for four.