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How to Handbuild a Hexagonal Jar Using a Template

How to Handbuild a Hexagonal Jar Using a Template - Ceramic Arts Network

Throwing is great, but if you are interested in exploring more angular shapes handbuilding is a good way to go. If you want to be able to repeat those

Randy's owl

Double Pinch Pots

This is a hand building project   To start this project you must have ( 1) soft clay (2) time, (don't start this pot if you can't finish it now) (3) a spray bottle with water (4)a half cup of slip,( clay that you have watered down to a creamy mix)...

woven pottery baskets

This is a hand building project To start this project you must have ( 1) soft clay (2) time, (don't start this pot if you can't finish it now) (3) a spray bottle with water (4)a half cup of slip,( clay that you have watered down to a creamy mix)...

♥ Clay Elephants with textured trunks

Clay Elephants

♥ Clay Elephants with textured trunks

a "cheat" sheet for the student to refer to as they work on their projects.

draw, paint, and cut

About a year and half ago I went to a art teacher convention. I had a great time learning new projects, meeting other art teachers and of course the free samples. I was in the show room looking at ceramic tools and different underglazes for clay projects. I ended up talking to this other art teacher and we both commented on the fact that paint for ceramics are always so expensive. She mentioned to me that she had some tempera cakes and used it to paint on the fired ceramic pieces. To give…

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gRoOvY Bracelets...clay, cord and beads (Teaching for Artistic Behavior)

How cool are these! They were created out of clay and glazed with crystallized over glazes. If you make them be sure to make the holes big enough and free of glaze as they will fill over. TC is the artist and she is the one that added the textures and special messages for her friend's birthday gift. Love the added cord and glass beads. Just a super project for one of your advanced middle schoolers as she works on passion of art in her own direction. Yes, they were a hit as a birthday gift…

Mrs. Jahnig's Art Room - clay prep, this is genius!

Prepping Clay - Oh Yeah!

This morning I was looking forward to the clay projects but ...yes.....really...I planned them back to back! How?!? What happened? Oh...well it happened. Okay, I wanted to prep for both I started cutting and cutting but I needed to separate them for ease of passing them out ...here's what I came up with

Time for Art!: SHOE SOLE CLAY PENDANTS  Link to science.

SHOE SOLE CLAY PENDANTS

Here is a project that was a complete hit with every child. We made clay pendants by stepping onto balls of clay. The variety of designs on the bottom shoes add fun and interesting textures to the pendants. Start with small blobs of clay and roll them into balls. Place the clay ball onto a piece of paper on the floor and slowly, gently step on the clay while applying even pressure. Any shoe will do. After pressing into the clay, carefully remove the clay from the bottom of the shoe. One of…

Self Draining Soap Dish Draining Dish Soap Dish Ceramic | Etsy

Hand built ceramic self draining soap dish is perfect for your artisanal hand crafted soaps. The dish is angled so that excess moisture from soap drains into sink rather than pooling in the dish. This greatly increases the lifespan of hand crafted soaps. Dish can be popped into the dishwasher for easy cleaning. Soap dish is approximately 3.75" deep X 5" wide X 1.5" tall and will work with all soap shapes. Stoneware dish is finished in a semi-glossy bone glaze. Any questions? Feel free…

in-depth clay poster

How to Make Interactive Clay Visuals for Any Grade Level - The Art of Education University

We all know visuals help to enhance our students’ learning as well as our teaching. You can take it to the next level by making your visuals interactive! I’m a huge fan of interactive teaching visuals, like this magnetic color wheel. Creating an interactive poster allows students to test and interact with their vocabulary. During […]

I doubt I'd ever get around to doing this in my classroom but I'm pinning it for when I have kids of my own!! haha

Ceramic Leaf Bowls

Fall ceramic leaf bowls are a favorite! We learn about leaves and why they change color and fall to the ground. We also learn to press, cut and slump clay. Using fall colored glazes, we learn to color wash, layer and create texture to add visual interest to our bowls. They are so beautiful!