Student Work

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assignment – to throw bowls, continue to work/refine throwing skills, introduction of glaze techniques (wax and latex resist, layering, brushing)

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assignment bowls – throw a set of matching bowls (think about what constitutes a set and be ready to explain your decisions) finished set must have turned foot and wax resist as a glazing technique

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assignment bowls – throw a set of matching bowls (think about what constitutes a set and be ready to explain your decisions) finished set must have turned foot and use wax resist as a glazing technique

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assignment – to throw bowls, continue to work/refine throwing skills, introduction of glaze techniques (wax and latex resist, layering, brushing)

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Assignment Plates: throw a set of 4 dinner plates (10″ in diameter finished) Plates should be finished by using any one of the glazing techniques you have learned this semester.

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Assignment Plates: throw a set of dinner plates (10″ in diameter finished) Plates should be finished by using any one of the glazing techniques you have learned this semester.

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Assignment Plates: throw a set of 4 dinner plates (10″ in diameter finished) Plates should be finished by using any one of the glazing techniques you have learned this semester.

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assignement – chargers and platters, expand on your plate making skills, by throwing more clay, keep shape simple and focus on even thickness, smooth plane, lip and foot. Think of your bisqued ware as a blank canvas and employ multiple decoration techinques you’ve learned.

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assignment – lidded jars. Finished assignment must include the following types of lids: cap lid, flange on vessel, flange on lid.  You are free to finish these with any glazing techinque you choose

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assignment – lidded jars. Finished assignment must include the following types of lids: cap lid, flange on vessel, flange on lid. You are free to finish  these with any glazing technique you choose

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assignment teabowls -introduce the japanese tea ceremony and its history, students were asked to throw 15 teabowls, in a variety of shapes and styles each must have a thrown foot. From this they chose their best 10, these were bisque fired and then a second assignment was to introduce glazing techniques (wax resist, sgraffito, glaze trailing, pouring, dipping, etc…)

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assignment teabowls -introduce the japanese tea ceremony and its history, students were asked to throw 15 teabowls, in a variety of shapes and styles each must have a thrown foot. From this they chose their best 10, these were bisque fired and then a second assignment was to introduce glazing techniques (wax resist, sgraffito, glaze trailing, pouring, dipping, etc…)

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assignment – end of the semester ceramics I wheel – students were given the choice of creating a dinner set for two, matching set of cups/saucers or a teapot. This final assignment was designed to allow students to show off what they learned in class both throwing and glazing.
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assignment – end of the semester ceramics I wheel – students were given the choice of creating a dinner set for two, matching set of cups/saucers or a teapot. This final assignment was designed to allow students to show off what they learned in class both throwing and glazing.

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assignment – vase forms start using more clay to go up, play and experiment with shaping vessels.

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assignment – coil building

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assignment coil building

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assignment – mock monuments. Using coiling as your primary method of construction, design and create a ‘mockmonument’ to popular culture.

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assignment ceramics II – six on six. An introduction to different firing/finishing techniques. Make 6 of the same form, these can be thrown or handbuilt,keep the object simple. Each form will be finished in a different way (raku, mixed media, blue and white decoration, pit firing, cone 10 reduction fired and cone 04 oxidation)

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detail of blue and white objects from assignment “Six on Six” student learned about ming dynasty blue and white decoration from jingdezhen, China

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