Ceramics II & III

Course Description: In Ceramics/Pottery2 students will further explore hand building and wheel throwing used in ceramics. Emphasis is placed on the proper use of tools, 3-D design and good craftsmanship. The development of problem solving and higher-order thinking skills is also a major focus. We will also touch on the history of ceramics throughout the world. Since you have passed Basic art and Ceramics 1 you will be held at higher expectations.

Syllabus: Syllabus_Suarez_Ceramics 2 and 3_Fall 2017

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Week 1 ( 1/ 8 – 1 / 12 )

Monday- Introduction to Ceramics

Tuesday- Studio Procedures / Expectations

Wednesday – Ceramics Syllabus

Thursday-  Ceramics Pre-Test

Friday- Pinch Pots Assignment/PPT of Monster pinch pots.

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 Week 2 ( 1/ 15 – 1 /22)

Monday- Intro to pinch project.

Tuesday- Create designs for pinch pots.

Wednesday- Start building pinch pots.

Thursday- Continue Pinch Pots.

Friday- Finish Pinch Pots.

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Coil Pot Project

Week 3 ( 1/22 – 2/ 26 )

Monday- MLK Holiday

Tuesday- They will finish their research and sketches coil pots.

Wednesday- We will begin building the coil pots.

Thursday- They continue to build up their walls.

Friday- We will finish the pots and write their reflective paper.

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Week 4 ( 1/ 29 – 2/2 )

Monday –  We needed another day to finish the coil pots.

Tuesday – Students will fill out the grade sheets and write their reflective papers completing our projects.

Wednesday – We begin our new unit Slab Building. Students begin by reading Soft Slab building, research images, and create sketches for their designs.

Thursday – Students begin building their soft slabs projects.

Friday – Students continue working on their slab molds.

Week 5 ( 2/ 5 – 2/ 9 )

Monday – We will document, fill out grade sheets, and write the reflective papers to       complete building the soft slab work.

Tuesday – We will glaze our pinch pots and rattles today.

Wednesday – Students will read the chapter on Surface Decoartion.

Thursday – Students will begin rolling and cutting  slab tiles.

Friday – PPT presentation on Sqrafitto, creating designs.

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Week 6 ( 2 / 12 ) – ( 2 / 16 )

Monday – Students draw designs and transfer onto clay/under-glaze surface.

Tuesday – Teacher will demonstrate carving techniques with variety. Students begin.

Wednesday – Students continue carving designs tile #1.

Thursday – Students complete carving of tile #2.

Friday – Students finish completing and refining both tiles.

Week 7 ( 2/26 – 3/2 )

Monday – Introduction to Surface Decoration and firing.

Tuesday – Students read the chapter on Surface Decoration / Notes due.

Wednesday – teacher out sick. Continue with sgrafitto tile.

Thursday – Teacher out sick. Continue with sgrafitto.

Friday – Teacher out sick. Continue with sgrafitto.

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Week 8 ( 3/5 – 3/ 9 )

Monday – Refine and finish Sgrafitto project.

Tuesday –Introduce Lantern Project.

Wednesday – We start with our lantern project, drawing designs.

Thursday – We roll out our slab and leave over night to firm up.

Friday  – The designs are transferred to the clay slabs.

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Week 9 ( 3 / 12  – 3/ 16 )

Monday – We continue to transfer designs.

Tuesday – Students begin carving the lanterns.

Wednesday –Students continue cutting away the openings.

Thursday – Students work on cutting and refining pieces.

Friday – Students are finishing lantern projects.

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Week 10 ( 3 / 19 – 3/ 23 )

Monday – Students continue with masks.

Tuesday – We will create sketches for the masks.

Wednesday – We begin creating armature/add clay.

Thursday – Students add, subtract, and sculpt the clay masks.

FridayThe building of the mask project is due today. ****

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Week 11 ( 3/ 26 – 3/30 )

Monday – Students write their reflective papers.

Tuesday – “Students read The firing Process part 1”

Wednesday – “Students read The firing Process part 2”

Thursday – Introduce Texture and still slab box project.

Friday – Write Cultural Mask Labels for show.

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Week – 12 ( 4 /9 – 4 / 13 )

Monday- Students begin their texture boxes and sketches.

Tuesday- Today we will collect and roll out the slabs with texture.

Wednesday- Students will cut the slabs and let them dry/set up.

Thursday – We join the panels and add coils to the inside joints.

Friday – Students will cut and notch their lids / finish boxes.

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Week – 13 ( 4/ 16 – 4 / 20 )

Monday- Students will write their reflective papers for clay boxes.

Tuesday- Introduce Bas Relief Project.

Wednesday – Students begin Bas Relief sketches / projects.

Thursday – Clay is subtracted and added to sculpt their piece.

Friday – The building of Bas Relief Project is due today. ****

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Week – 14 ( 4/23 – 4 / 27 )

Monday – We begin our final project and  wheel throwing.

Tuesday – Students sketches and building.

Wednesday – Students continue with their art.

Thursday – We refine are pottery.

Friday – Students finish building their final projects.

***DON’T FORGET BLOG POST***

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 Week – 15 ( 4/ 30 – 5 / 4 )

***DON’T FORGET BLOG POST***

Monday – Students continue wheel or Intro Sculpture in Clay.

Today (due) we finished our reflective writing for our mask project

Tuesday – We will create sketches for the sculpture.

Wednesday – We begin creating armature/add clay.

Thursday – Students add clay to sculptures

Friday****Building of Sculpture project due today. ****

***LAST DAY TO COMPLETE ALL CLAY BUILDING***

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Week – 16 ( 5 / 7 – 5 / 11 )

***ALL GLAZING FINISHED THIS WEEK***

Week – 17 ( 5/ 14 – 5/ 18 )

Monday – This week students will finish reflective papers.

Tuesday – We will finish all  glazing and painting of pottery.

Wednesday – Today Seniors finish all Reflective Writing/Grade-sheets/Project check- lists/Notebooks.

Thursdays – STUDIO CLEAN UP /CLOSING

Friday – Today we will review for our finals.

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Week  – 18 ( 5/21, 5/22, 5/23 )

**FINALS WEEK***

Monday – STUDIO CLEAN UP / CLOSING / REVIEW.

Tuesday – FINALS DAY ONE ( First and Second Block ).

Wednesday – FINALS DAY TWO ( Third and Four Block ).

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