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Course length: one semester
Instructor: Mr. Clagett
Beginner level I, Intermediate level II, Advanced level III, and Independent Study. Students may progress one level per semester and with instructor permission be admitted to the advanced and independent levels.
This course is for students who want to explore the art medium of clay. Experiences in the studio are meant to build confidence in knowledge and comprehension, critical analysis and reflection, making connections and transference to the real world, and of course the invention/creative aspect of making artworks!
Studio Policies for Spring 2020 -
Course Sylabus for Beginning level - TBA
Course Sylabus for Intermediate level - TBA
Course Sylabus for Advanced level - TBA
Grading Criteria Clay Grading Criteria.docx
Open Studio !
Covid guidelines will apply for open studio time TBD. Ceramics/Jewelry/Sculpture room A301 is for any student, parent, or staff member who wants to be creative and make stuff. Enrollment in a class not necessary. I hope to post Open Studio times starting in September 2020.
Covid guidelines for clay studios/education:
Students will help maintain a safe and healthy studio, practice social distancing, avoid sharing tools and equipment unless disinfected.
Adopted strategies include:
Google Classroom codes for Fall 2020:
For starting remote learning in Fall 2020, all of Mr. Clagett's students should sign in to google classroom with the class code below. Be prepared to join the google meet during the appointed class time starting Aug 24.
Ceramics Period 1,2,3,4 (all levels): contact Mr. Clagett through email to be included in the class
Great Video Links!
Pottery wheel throwing cylinders with Simon Leach - www.youtube.com/watch?v=DU-VE1wnRGw
Adam Field (great instruction on wheel throwing hand placement) - www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iy3QaDn8xI4
Bill VanGilder throwing vases with marbled clay - www.youtube.com/watch?v=hG0T26SxbzI&feature=emb_title
Stiff Slab Vase tutorial
Bas Relief Tile tutorial