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.
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