Course Outline and Schedule:
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.
Digital Photographic Documentation
Social Media Journal-
-Please post a picture once a week (due Tuesdays)
of what you're working on.
-Please write a sentence or two about what you’re doing….
-Tag me (@sandburgartdepart)...
...and using the hashtag #madeatsandburg
-Also tag the school, the principal, the superintendant, and local newspapers, the mayor, state art groups.....ummmm everyone! (@SandburgHS, @jltyrrell8, @D230_Supt, @OPPrairie, @OrlandParkPatch, @VillageOrlandPk, @OPArtsAlliance, )
We're on #9, as of 3/30
The Social Media Journal is intended to create a student record of their adventures in art through pictures and text, and to create community awareness of the amazing things we’re creating here at Sandburg!
SHOW THE WORLD what you're doing!!!
Students will learn 3D softwares to design and produce an object via 3D printers.
Tea Set Project:
Students will design a Tea Set with multiple, cohesive parts.
Students will build their Tea Set from their plan using any and multiple methods of construction best determined for their project.
A teapot, two cups, and a tray.
Finished Designs Due: 2/19
Finished Construction Due: 3/29
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 bowl!
Step 1- Centering and Wheel wedging
Step 2- Preparing Bottom!....Bowl?
Step 3- Pulling Walls.
Step 4- Shaping.
Step 5- Trimming Excess.
Amy Konaszewski, "Heart Fountain"