Presentation on theme: " Vase 1. Vase 2 Vase 3 Vase 4 Much of our understanding of Greek society comes from pottery because there is so much of it left! Greek pottery."— Presentation transcript:
Much of our understanding of Greek society comes from pottery because there is so much of it left! Greek pottery may be divided in four broad categories: storage and transport vessels, mixing vessels, jugs and cups and vases for oils, perfumes and cosmetics.
These vases often had figures and decorations painted on them These paintings portrayed a story or narrative (mythological or daily life)
Black figure decoration- painter used slip to silhouette figures against the red background Red figure decoration- red figures stand out against a black background Sgraffito means to scratch
Women at a Fountain House –black figure decoration - Hydria – 21” – BCE. Depicts Greek women performing common chore: collecting water at communal well. Artemis Slaying Actaeon – Red figure decoration on bell krater – 470 BCE – 15”
Scratchboard is a technique where drawings are created using sharp knives and tools for etching into a thin layer of white China clay that is coated with black India Ink.
Students will create a sgraffito design which illustrates a Greek image with a border
Assessment Rubric Student Name: Class Period: Assignment: Scratchboard Greek Design Date Completed: Circle the number in pencil that best shows how well you feel that you completed that criterion for the assignment. ExcellentGood Averag e Needs Improvemen t Rate Yourself Teacher’s Rating Criteria 1 – Student created a Greek design 109 – 876 or less Criteria 2 – Student created Greek style border 109 – 876 or less Criteria 3 – Creativity-Student pushed themselves to create a creative design 109 – 876 or less Criteria 4 – Effort: took time to develop idea & complete project? (Didn’t rush.) Good use of class time? 109 – 876 or less Criteria 5 – Craftsmanship – Neat, clean & complete? Skillful use of the art tools & media? Filled the page. 109 – 876 or less Total: 50 x 2 = 100 (possible points) Grade: Your Total Teacher Total