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Reminders : February 27 10a-10b Test around 8pm 10a: Works sited/ bibiography due Choose your research project and topic NOW! Next due -- research thesis sentence. Begin reading chapter 5 (Native America)
Tiles Throughout History It is unknown when tiles first appeared, however, tiles have been around for a long time. 6ooo years ago they were used in Egypt, Babylonia, and China. Tiles come in all sizes and functions. They can be part of interior design or monumental projects. Some are plain and others are very ornate.
TILE ASSIGNMENT Clay body - any Temp - any, cone 6 good Size - minimum 7x7x1/2 wet Topic - any Technique - slab & bas relief Objectives: 1) Design a well balanced, thoughtful, well constructed tile. 2) Tile will demonstrate bas relief.
Alternate Project A box, box lid, cylinder, basket, thrown plate or sculpted figure with bas relief.
TILE TIPS Do not make tiles too thin. Do not make appliqué too thick. If thick, hollow from behind. Allow tiles to dry slowly. If possible weigh edges down as it dries.