We are delighted to inform you that we are an approved vendor for the Anchorage School District. We are excited to be offering classes for high school students (13+)
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Art Classes for Home Schools
Home School Wheel Throwing Class (13+) Tues & Thurs
This is a beginning level class aimed to teach high school students ages 13 and up the basics of wheel thrown pottery on Tues & Thurs for 2 weeks.
Students learn basics such as:
- How to wedge
- How to center clay
- How to make a bowl
- How to trim a foot
Students are allowed to keep 5 pieces
Glazing and firing will be done by our staff
$360 covers the cost of the class + all materials and firings
Classes are held the last two weeks of every months from 3 pm-5 pm on Tuesdays & Thursdays
Adults and/or Home School Hand Building Class
This class teaches basic techniques for hand building.
Class meats on Thursdays 6 pm - 8 pm. Please call to reserve a spot.
This class is geared towards adults and teenagers that need hand building space for their own clay projects. After they take this introductory class they can then schedule dates and times to come in and freely work on their own projects with an instructor available to help.
This class with go over:
- Proper studio etiquette
- Basic techniques for hand building
- How to clean and special studio rules to keep a safe work environment
The class is $60 + $35 for a bag of clay
*Note: After taking the introductory class, you can schedule dates and times to work on your projects. The cost is $45 an hour.*
*This class is strictly to teach individuals how to use the space we provide, in order to give them the ability to come back and use it for their projects. Projects made in this quick introductory class will be recycled. No keepers! *
Home School Coil Vase Day Class
This day class teaches students how to make a vase using the coil method. Students are allowed to keep their fired projects.
This class meets the first Thursday of every month, 3 pm - 5 pm.
This class is $90 and covers the cost of materials and bisque firing.
*There is an optional glaze day if students would like their pieces to be glaze fired. This class meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month, 4 pm - 6 pm. It is $20 per piece; this covers the cost of glaze materials and glaze kiln firing up to 5" square*
Home School Slab Mug Day Class
In this class students learn how to make their own mug using the slab method.
This class is held the second Thursday of every month, from 3 pm - 5 pm
$90 covers the cost of material and bisque firing.
*There is an optional glaze day if students would like their pieces to be glaze fired. This class meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month, 4 pm - 6 pm. It is $20 per piece; this covers the cost of materials and glaze firing*
Home School Combination Class for Pottery (13+)
In this class students (age 13+)learn the basics of pottery by making a pot using the pinch method, a pot using the coil method, and a bowl using the wheel thrown method.
This class takes place every week and meets Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 1 pm - 2:30 pm.
- The basics of hand building using the pinch and coil method
- The basics of wheel throwing: Wedging clay, centering, and throwing
Students get to keep their pieces
This class is $205 and includes the cost of materials and bisque firing
*There is an optional glaze day if students would like their pieces to be glazed & fired. This class meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month, 4 pm - 6 pm. It is $20 per piece; this covers the cost of glaze materials and glaze kiln firing up to 5" square*
Home School Glaze Day
This is an optional glaze class for students who've made hand built ceramics in our home school classes. Students use brush on, low-fire glazes on bisque fired items.
$20 glaze fee for each individual piece, to cover the cost of glaze materials and glaze kiln firing up to 5" square.
Class is on the 4th Wednesday of every month, 4 pm - 6 pm.
Home School Drawing Classes: Beginning and Advanced
Beginning and advanced classes are taught side by side
Four techniques students learn:
Students are asked to bring:
- Three photos for reference (Beginning class)
- A sketch book. We recommend 5x8 or 8x10
- An HB pencil, or a pencil set of 8
- A kneaded eraser
- Optional three, 3-dimensional items for reference (Advanced class)
We sell sketchbooks and kneadederasers in our store
The beginning class:
- Teaches four basic drawing techniques
- Draws from a 2-dimensional reference
The advanced class:
- Teaches (or refreshes) four basic drawing techniques
- Draws from still life
Class meets every 2nd Wednesday of each month from 12 pm-2 pm