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Course length: one semester
Instructor: Mr. Clagett
Beginner level I = "Principles of Manuf: Ceramics"
Intermediate level II = "Ceramics for Industry 1"
Advanced level III = "Ceramics for Industry 2"
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 Fall 2021
Course Sylabus for Beginning level -
Begin Fall 2021
Course Sylabus for Intermediate level -
Interm Fall 2021
Course Sylabus for Advanced level -
Adv Fall 2021
Grading Criteria -
Clay Grading Criteria
Open Studio !
Tuesdays and Wednesdays 2:30 - 4 pm. Covid guidelines will apply for open studio time. 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, but EHS student/family only. Open Studio times starting in August 2021.
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:
Clagett's Google Classroom codes Fall 2021
For the fall semester 2021, some assignments will continue to use the google classroom format. Students should sign in to google classroom with the class code below.
Per 1 Ceramics (all levels):
Per 2 Ceramics (all levels):
Per 3 Ceramics (all levels):
After the first week of classes students entering AP 3D Studio, Ceramics, and Jewelry need to contact Mr. Clagett through email to be included in the class. firstname.lastname@example.org
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
"Jon the Potter" trimming pieces on the wheel
Stiff Slab Vase tutorial
Bas Relief Tile tutorial