Ceramics I

CERAMICS I

CLASS MATERIAL LIST: Please come to class prepared with these items everyday.

Box of pencils ((pencils will not be provided be sure to bring one box to class.)

Sturdy folder 

 

 




CERAMICS I 

GRADES 9-12

5 CREDITS – 1 FULL YEAR

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

 

Ceramics I is a course which offers students the knowledge and hand-on creative experience for working with clay and related materials. Diverse hand building construction methods of pinch, slab, and coil will be explored through required projects. Emphasis will be on creative design and craftsmanship while working with clay. Students will learn traditional surface decoration techniques, including glazing, low relief, and incising. An exploration of clay artists' works as well as Elements & Principles of Design, will be emphasized to encourage original idea formation.

 

PROFICIENCIES:

 

1. Utilize various hand building construction techniques to create various clay works.  

2. Employ good craftsmanship when creating clay forms.

3. Utilize a variety of surface decoration techniques like low relief and carving to

    enhance clay forms.

4. Apply the Elements and Principles of Design to form original clay artworks.

5. Use subject area vocabulary competently.

6. Use problem solving and critical thinking skills to form original ideas and produce artworks.

 

 

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

 

THE STUDENT WILL BE EXPECTED TO:

 

v     COMPLETE ALL ASSIGNMENTS, MEETING STATED OBJECTIVES AND DUE DATES;

v     STAY ON TASK AT ALL TIMES;

v     ADHERE TO ALL SCHOOL RULES;

v     MAKE VALUABLE CONTRIBUTIONS TO ALL CLASS DISCUSSIONS;

v     COME TO CLASS ON TIME WITH ALL NECESSARY MATERIALS;

v     SIGN AND FOLLOW BEHAVIORAL AGREEMENT AND ALL STUDIO CODES OF CONDUCT.

 

EVALUATION:

 

Project Work & Daily Process Grade(working the whole class period, clean up, behavior, daily participation, and class effort) 85%

Assignments & Quizzes 15%





VIDEOS & SLIDESHOWS:

 Coil Techniques -

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YB6GFo0M92g&feature=em-share_video_user 

Clay Slab Video:

http://www.ehow.com/video_2377041_connect-clay-slabs.html

Clay Tile Designs.ppt - Collaborative Tile Project

Clay Box Designs powerpoint.ppt -Identity or Dedication Box Project

Clay Tea Pot Designs.ppt -Tea Pot Project

CAKES CUPCAKES CANDY POWERPT (1).ppt - Cake Boss Project