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Facial Expression Jar

Lesson Plan

Description

Students will analyze the art of David Drake and create hand-built facial expression jars using air-dry clay. They will learn the historical applications of functional and decorative vessels as they investigate how art shapes, enhances, and empowers people’s lives.

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Lesson Objectives

Students will review the history, methods, and application of hand-built functional and decorative vessels.

Students will analyze the culture of art produced by artists who were enslaved while reviewing artist David Drake.

Students will hypothesize about how the face jug art influenced perceptions and understandings of cultural experiences.

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Teaching Strategies

  • Lead a discussion on the history, methods, and application of functional and decorative hand-built ceramic vessels.
  • Guide discussions and observations on art made by artists who were enslaved and artist David Drake.
  • Assist in the planning stages of facial emotions, symbolism, and jar development.
  • Model facial expression and jar formation using air-dry clay.

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National Standards


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Demonstrate in works of art or design how visual and material culture defines, shapes, enhances, inhibits, and/or empowers people's lives.

VA:Cr2.3.IIIa

Demonstrate in works of art or design how visual and material culture defines, shapes, enhances, inhibits, and/or empowers people's lives.

Adv.VA:Cr2.3

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Time Requirements

Teacher Prep Time

30 minutes

Demonstration Time

20 minutes

Student Studio Time

4 hours and 10 minutes

Supplies and Materials

  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Air-dry clay & tools (sculpting tools, mat, water bowl)
  • Watercolor paint material (paint, brushes, palette, water cup)
  • Optional: spray fixative

National Standards


Create

Demonstrate in works of art or design how visual and material culture defines, shapes, enhances, inhibits, and/or empowers people's lives.

VA:Cr2.3.IIIa

Demonstrate in works of art or design how visual and material culture defines, shapes, enhances, inhibits, and/or empowers people's lives.

Adv.VA:Cr2.3

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Steps

Review History

Review the history, methods, and application of hand-built vessels. Reflect on the life and work of artist David Drake. Conduct a compare and contrast analysis between functional and decorative vessels.

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Instructional Materials

Artist Bio

Dave The Potter

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Face Jug Form and Function

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Hypothesizing Human Experience

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Air Dry Clay Finishes

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Facial Expression Guide

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Facial Expressions Examples

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How to Join Clay

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Thumbnail Sketches

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How To Make A Pinch Pot

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Reflection

Artmaking Process Reflection

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