Assignment: 6 hand built containers/forms with wheel-thrown elements
(This project is assigned after the first two weeks working on the wheel pulling cylinders, designed to introduce a variety of hand-building techniques)
A minimum of 6 forms that must include the following:
*One must have started from a rolled slab cylinder
*One must utilize a paper pattern
*Two must utilize a clay mold or texture in some fashion
*Two must have some portion thrown on the wheel
*One must have some type of handle
~It is perfectly acceptable (in fact, encouraged) to incorporate 2 or more of the above elements into one container
Extra credit will be assigned for containers that delight, surprise, amaze, confound us with creativity, or inspire the viewer to a higher plane of enlightenment.
This piece demonstrates the students use of bisque 'sprig' molds, and was fired to cone 6 in oxidation (electric kiln); it is approx. 6" tall.