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Organization and Storage
Strategies for Organization 10:48
Strategies for Storing Clay 12:27
Creating Damp Boxes 5:05
Methods for Adding Texture
Creating Your Own Texture Tools 13:01
Slip Trailing 10:51
Surface Design Strategies
Mason Stains 7:49
Marker Transfers 11:01
Screen Printing on Clay
Using a Pre-Made Screen 12:51
Creative Glaze Processes
Explaining the Glaze Process 7:14
Test Tile Hacks 4:03
Using Forbes Wax 6:11
Going Further with Glaze
Glaze Mixing 9:49
Layering with Resists 11:40
Underglaze Transfers 10:20
Unlock Certificate: 5 Questions
4 PD Hours
1 Learn creative ways to repurpose found materials to make inexpensive clay tools.
2 Investigate decorative methods such as slip trailing and sgraffito.
3 Discover experimental techniques such as screen printing on clay.
Tired of the same old ceramics projects and techniques? Or, maybe you are just getting started with clay? This PRO Pack will both amaze you and transform the way you teach ceramics to your art students. Amanda O’Shaughnessy shares a wealth of information and innovative ideas for organizing and teaching both ceramic and glazing techniques.
7. Media and Techniques
A. Selects best practices when teaching media and techniques to students
B. Scaffolds media and technique skills for students according to age and ability level
C. Designs opportunities for students to experiment with materials and skills
A. Designs experiences to practice critical thinking and problem-solving skills
B. Designs instruction to allow for freedom of expression and independent thought within student work
Connected National Visual Arts Standards
Anchor Standard #1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #3: Refine and complete artistic work.
Elementary Art Teacher and PRO Facilitator
Amanda O’Shaughnessy is an elementary art teacher in Overland Park, KS. She holds undergraduate degrees in Art and Art History and a Masters of Arts in Teaching. Amanda has teaching experience in a wide variety of settings ranging from teaching from a cart to developing curated art tours.