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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Let Them Eat Cake! Pop Art Ceramics

Grade Level 7-8, 9-10 Duration 13 classes, 45 minutes Materials I used clay but this could also be done with paper mache Media Clay Lesson Objectives For the student to… Understand form and how to construct basic forms using slabs Gain undersstanding and appreciation for Pop Art and artists Introductory Activity For this project I […]

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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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