Presentation on theme: "Slab Construction Ceramics I. What is a Slab? A slab is a flat piece of clay that is dried to a leather hard state and then constructed We will be using."— Presentation transcript:
What is a Slab? A slab is a flat piece of clay that is dried to a leather hard state and then constructed We will be using guide sticks to make sure we keep an even thickness with the roller
Project Goals & Lesson Objectives GLE 1.1.1: Creates, analyzes, and evaluates the elements of visual arts when producing a work of art. ▫ Elements and Principles of Design: Line GLE 1.1.2: Creates analyzes and evaluates the elements of visual arts when producing a work of art. ▫ Elements and Principles of Design: Shape/Form GLE 1.1.7: Creates, analyzes, and evaluates repetition/pattern, contrast, variety, balance, movement/rhythm, proportion, emphasis/dominance, and harmony/unity in a work of art ▫ Repetition/pattern, symmetry GLE 1.2.1: Analyzes and applies the skills and techniques of visual arts to create original works of arts in two and/or three dimensions ▫ Creating an original project
Assignment You will be constructing a bird house ▫There must be a to scale blue print drawn first ▫Width and depth can’t be more then 6 inches ▫Height can be taller ▫Must have some kind of creative theme
Tips for Success Keep your templates just in case! Slip and score well!! ALWAYS wet and wrap your slabs/birdhouse until you are completely finished ▫The biggest mistake made is not taking care of your walls ▫Remember even drying rates
Grading Criteria Craftsmanship Detail and Creativity Theme Completeness Symmetry Surface Texture Graded on a 3, 2, 1, 0 scale X 2 [Maximum points = 30]
Finished Project Turn in a bisqued bird house(30 pts) Rough draft drawing/templates with teacher signature and student name (1 bonus point) Self Evaluation with response and reflection You have the option to glaze but it won’t be graded
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