Ceramics class to a trip to the Wheel Art Pottery Studio in Peoria. We learned from a professional potter and had plenty of time to practice. Students were even able to have one-on-one direction.
NAHS students were invited to a day of art making at Western Illinois University. We had a lot of fun, to say the least. We started our day by working in groups, blindfolded, to make donuts. Addy, Tori, Rachel, and Kaylann won this competition, with the most "creative" donuts. After the steep donut competition, we… Continue reading National Art Honor Society to WIU 2018
Art 3 students made ceramic boxes. The idea was to build boxes using slabs and then decorate them with textures or even themes. We had a little kiln incident and most of them did not make it. But Collin's little crab box survived and I am in love with it.
I borrowed this project from a blog I love, Artisun. It is a simple clay project that introduces students to using glass with clay so I tried it out with my Art 1 students. I had students sketch their design before rolling a slab. The drawing was then used to trace their image on their… Continue reading Carved Glass Plaques
Some pretty beads fresh from the kiln.