Personal Polynesian Inspired Coil Sculpture

Grade Level 9-10, 11-12 Duration 3 weeks for construction with an every other day 90 minute block schedule, 1 additional week for glazing Materials Clay, clay tools, access to a kiln for firing, underglaze, glazes, brushes Media Clay Lesson Objectives For the student to… understand the concept of cultural appropriation versus cultural appreciation. understand the […]

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Presentation for Personal Polynesian Inspired Coil Sculpture

Presentation for Personal Polynesian Inspired Coil Sculpture

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In Your Face! Clay Pot Lesson

Grade Level 9-10, 11-12 Duration 12-15 classes, 45 minutes Materials Clay, Slip, Carving tools, Metal Rib, Needle Tool, Clay knife, Scoring tool, sponges, bowl for slip, canvas, spray bottle, water Media Clay Lesson Objectives Objectives: Students will: Be exposed to the history of African face pots, Create a face pot that incorporates both text and […]

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Ceramic Vessel Anatomy

Click on this link to see the downloadable PDF, Ceramic Vessel Anatomy This lesson pairs nicely with the Coil Pot lesson.

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Coil Pot

Grade Level 7-8, 9-10, 11-12 Duration about 15 classes, 45 minutes long Materials Clay (I just used a basic white low fire earthenware clay), slip, surface to work on (I use canvas), basic clay handbuilding tools, particularly a clay fettling knife. Media Clay Lesson Objectives To create a symmetrical coil pot displaying good craft and […]

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