Octopus Project: Ceramics
Kids make an octopus out of clay. They practice their sculpting and modeling skills such as pinch pot and slurry technique while sculpting an octopus.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 3 Downloads
lesson: Facing a Stone Situation
Can you imagine what it's like to be able to carve an animal out of stone? Kids do, as they analyze the techniques used to create the South Indian sculpture, Sacred Bull of Shiva. After a critical look at the piece, they write a...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Faberge Eggs: Ceramic Pinch Pots
Introduce your potters to pinching, the ceramic hand-building technique, by asking them to craft their own Faberge egg. An 18-slide presentation, included in the resource, demonstrates the pinch pot technique and includes photos of...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts