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Welcome to 

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FLIPPED!

...as in help yourself!

Course Outline and Schedule:

McCabe's

Course Description: 

The course is divided into two major areas:

Hand-building includes the basic techniques necessary for the construction of pinch pot, coil pot, press mold pot, etc.; including a variety of decorative effects. 

Throwing on the potter’s wheel includes both utilitarian forms, such as bowls, vases, teapots, etc., as well as sculptural forms. 

Unit 1:

Press Mold-   Tea Pot

Students will use a "preformed bowl" as a mold to form the two halves of their TeaPot.  

Students will Collect the many parts needed to then Assemble their TeaPot. 

TeaPot Rubric

Press Mold TeaPot BODY Videos:

4. TEA POT Assembly

TeaPot Lid Videos:

1. Collect LID Parts

2. How to Make Spouts

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Unit 2:

The Potter's Wheel is a challenging tool to learn, but is gratifying and rewarding when given the time.

  -Students will learn the formal steps of throwing on the potter's wheel.

  -Students will learn to throw a cylinder and a bowl.  

...watch the Whichford Pottery gang...

Process & Steps: ...for a cylinder

Step 1- Centering and Wheel wedging

Step 2- Preparing Bottom!....Cylinder!

Step 3- Pulling Walls. 

 

Step 4- Shaping. 

 

Step 5- Trimming Excess.

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 2. Bowl Form with trimmed foot

Process & Steps: ...for a bowl! 

Step 1- Centering and Wheel wedging

Step 2- Preparing Bottom!....Bowl?

Step 3- Pulling Walls. 

 

Step 4- Shaping. 

 

Step 5- Trimming Excess.

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Unit 3:

  Advanced Ceramics RAKU-   

Advanced Ceramics students will design their own project for this RAKU workshop. 

-Students will construct artworks using a specific RAKU clay body (High Grog) to make work for the RAKU firing process. 

Worksheet

   Rubric

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Unit 4:

FINAL PROJECT-

Advanced Ceramics students will design their own project.....

-Students will construct an artwork...

Worksheet

   Rubric

Amy Konaszewski, "Heart Fountain"

                 -Independent Study

Artist Bio's-     

Ryan Michel-    vid1, vid2

Steven Hill-       vid1, vid2, vid3, vid4,     

 

Ayumi Horie-    vid1, vid2, vid3, vid4, vid5

 

Dick Lehman-    vid1, vid2, vid3,

 

Lorna Meadenvid1, vid2, vid3, vid4,

George Ohr-       vid1,

Justin Rothshankvid1, vid2, vid3

Brett Kern-       vid1vid2

Tim Kowalczyk- vid1

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