Features Overview

Valley Pottery is currently a vendor for IDEA, Mat-Su Central, and Cyberlynx. I am willing to complete vendor paperwork for additional home school providers.

All work is food safe and lead free.

To sign up call/text Matthew at 907 521-4640


Youth Class ($100)

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 a few fundamental art skills while having fun with clay. The projects change with each session for people who wish to repeat the class.

Summer Session (July): Tuesday 12:30 to 2:30 July 10, 17, 24, and 31.
Summer Session (August): Wednesday 12:30 to 2:30 August 1, 8, 15, and 22.

Recommended ages of 5 to 10. A parent can stay and participate (preferred but optional). Wear clothing that can get dirty. Clay washes out with water.


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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). There will be some assignments outside of class time and graded critiques.

Monday and Wednesday 10:00 am to 12:30 pm.
September 10 to December 10 (13.5 weeks, 5 hr/week or 67.5 hours)

This class is intended for high school students.

Class fee:
$75 materials fee
$150 for each of the three modules (to break up the costs).
The total cost for this class is $525/student. Students will get to keep the sketchbook, set of drawing pencils, and all the art projects they finish. (This class is offered at discount this year because I am interested in teaching it.)

Course Contents
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.