Innovative Clay Methods

Media/Techniques

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Introduction

Introduction 1:25

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

Mishima 10:10

Mason Stains 7:49

Sgraffito 11:14

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

Conclusion

Conclusion 0:22

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Innovative Clay Methods

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 Learning 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.


Connected Professional Art Educator Competencies
STUDIO TECHNIQUES
Media
4.1 Utilizes and applies knowledge of various media effectively
4.2 Demonstrates willingness to expand content knowledge of media
4.3 Scaffolds instruction to provide a deeper understanding of art media

Techniques
4.4 Utilizes and applies knowledge of various techniques and processes
4.5 Demonstrates willingness to expand content knowledge of techniques and processes
4.6 Scaffolds instruction to provide a deeper understanding of art techniques and processes


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.

Amanda O'Shaughnessy

Amanda O'Shaughnessy

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.

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Resources

https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2019/06/46.1NeedleToolSignOutSheet.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2019/06/46.1HowToStoreClay.jpg
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2019/06/46.1HowToLabelClayProject.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2019/06/46.1SlipTrailing.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2019/06/46.1Mishima.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2019/06/46.1Sgraffito.pdf
https://theartofeducation.edu/content/uploads/2019/06/46.1TipsForGlazing.pdf

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