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
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...
Amy Konaszewski, "Heart Fountain"