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Catalog #: 030-8
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Student Book

Brings an ancient art form to the contemporary classroom, inspiring students with exciting images, clear instruction, and fundamental background.

Experience Clay, a contemporary guide to clay techniques, tools, and traditions, is as inspirational as it is practical. Supported by clear, step-by-step illustrations, this comprehensive resource details a range of handbuilding and wheel-throwing techniques and is a wonderful source for exploring ancient traditions and historic innovations in the world of ceramic art. From the properties of clay to decoration and firing, all information presented is shown against a rich backdrop of dynamic professional and student work.

The Student Book explores ancient traditions and historic innovations. It also includes carefully crafted lessons organized for success in creating art and mastering key concepts and skills while introducing students to:

  • Contemporary masters
  • Cutting-edge works of art
  • New media
  • Techniques and safety precautions
  • Current careers in art
  • Correlated to the National Visual Arts Standards

Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction to Clay
Chapter 2: Working with Clay
Chapter 3: Hand-Built Forms
Chapter 4: Thrown Forms
Chapter 5: Surface Decoration
Chapter 6: The Firing Process
Chapter 7: Mixed Media

Tags: Experience Clay, Maureen Mackey, high school, studio, student book
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