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ADULT CLASSES

ILLUSTRATION: BUILDING CHARACTER

Illustration class

6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays,
March 11-April 15


Have you ever drawn a person either from a photograph, your imagination or everyday life and just couldn't get the pose or gesture right? In this illustration workshop, students learn how to create a portrait and characters by building from fundamental shapes to create dynamic and expressive poses. Open to artists of all skill levels.

Cost: $170 member/$190 non-member        Instructor: Lucas Elliott BIO

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Lucas Elliott

Freelance artist Lucas Elliott has lived in Alaska for 17 years. He specializes in illustrating comic and children’s book art using both traditional and digital media. Lucas was the recipient of the 2013 Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce Artist of the Year and a Semi-Finalist for the 2013 Nickelodeon Artist Fellowship. He received his Bachelors in Fine Arts in painting from the University of Alaska Fairbanks in 2009.

 

PAPER BEAD JEWELRY

Paper Bead Jewerly

Creating Earrings from Recycled Material
1 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 12


Learn how to make beads from paper. Students select and manipulate re-purposed paper to create beautiful and fashionable beads, earrings and other jewelry.

Cost: $30 member/$35 non-member        Instructor: Herminia Din BIO

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Herminia Din

Herminia Din is professor of art education at University of Alaska Anchorage. Holding a Ph.D. in art education from Ohio State University, she specializes in museum education technology and community-based art education. Since 2008, she has been advancing the "Junk to Funk" project, a community-based art series focuses on using recycled materials to create beautiful yet finished functional artworks in an open studio art environment, and received 2013 UAA Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence in Sustainability for her efforts to raise awareness of the “reduce” and “reuse” methods of dealing with waste products.

 

NOTEBOOK MAKING

Notebook Making

Traditional Binding Techniques Using Recycled Materials
1 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 19


Repurpose discarded materials and paper to make unique notebooks. Learn various traditional binding techniques.

Cost: $30 member/$35 non-member        Instructor: Herminia Din BIO

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Herminia Din

Herminia Din is professor of art education at University of Alaska Anchorage. Holding a Ph.D. in art education from Ohio State University, she specializes in museum education technology and community-based art education. Since 2008, she has been advancing the "Junk to Funk" project, a community-based art series focuses on using recycled materials to create beautiful yet finished functional artworks in an open studio art environment, and received 2013 UAA Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence in Sustainability for her efforts to raise awareness of the “reduce” and “reuse” methods of dealing with waste products.

 

RECYCLED MATERIAL CREATIVE WORKSHOP

Recycled Materials

1 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 26

How can everyday, discarded materials be used to create fun and useful things? See the variety one artist has made, brainstorm new ideas and create your own amazing items.

Cost: $30 member/$35 non-member        Instructor: Herminia Din BIO

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Herminia Din

Herminia Din is professor of art education at University of Alaska Anchorage. Holding a Ph.D. in art education from Ohio State University, she specializes in museum education technology and community-based art education. Since 2008, she has been advancing the "Junk to Funk" project, a community-based art series focuses on using recycled materials to create beautiful yet finished functional artworks in an open studio art environment, and received 2013 UAA Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence in Sustainability for her efforts to raise awareness of the “reduce” and “reuse” methods of dealing with waste products.

 

Teens ages 16 and older are welcome to register for adult classes. If the student is a minor, complete this form.

FEES
Fees as indicated in schedule.

REGISTRATION
Registration and payment are required online prior to class start. Questions? Please call (907) 929-9280.

PARKING AND BUILDING ACCESS AFTER HOURS
The parking garage is open to the public after 6 p.m. Please identify yourself at the parking kiosk prior to entering the garage. You may park anywhere as long as you pay the $1 per hour parking fee. You must also identify yourself at the security guard window at the top of the stairs/elevator.

If you choose to park on the street, enter the building at the former entrance on Seventh Avenue. There is a security intercom located at the far right door. Press the button and wait for directions from security.

NOTE:
The museum is an accredited cultural institution offering year round programs for children and adults. Its Art Classes are exempt from the Municipality of Anchorage child care and educational center code (under AMC 16.55.050B.8.) which states that the museum has a "recreational program that children are allowed to attend voluntarily in which the program assumes no responsibility for care of the children, and in which all children are of school age.