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Coil sculptures

Coil sculptures


Procedure: 1. Introduce the students to the Polynesian culture, discuss and find out previous knowledge. 2. Introduce the history of Tikis, and discuss the pop culture aspect of them. 3. Pass out reference and symbolic handouts and allow student s to sketch a tiki of their own. 4. Demonstrate slab roller and safety. 5. Create an organic or geometric shape for base. 6. Watch…


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Ceramic Sculpture Techniques

Ceramic Sculpture Techniques


Clay is a wonderful material because it can be made to look like just about anything. From Sylvia Hyman’s cardboard boxes of mail to Brett Kern’s “inflatable” dinosaurs, the trompe l’oeil (French for “Fool the Eye”) tradition is strong in ceramic sculpture. Kathy Pallie chose to emulate the natural beauty of Lake Tahoe in a commission for a resort hotel there. In today’s post…


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Cool clay sculptures

Cool clay sculptures


Operational Hours Monday and Wednesdays: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Tuesday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday: Closed Saturday: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Sunday: 12-4 p.m. The Pottery Studio , established in 1968, has evolved into one of the finest pottery studios in the Central Florida area. The main focus of our program is to provide a safe and relaxing atmosphere where individuals explore…


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Easy Sculpture Ideas

Easy Sculpture Ideas


JORDI COLOMER Prohibido Cantar / No Singing. Obra didáctica sobre la fundación de una ciudad paradisíaca. Desde el 14 de septiembre Precio: Entrada libre Institución: Abierto x Obras Inauguración: Viernes 14 de septiembre a las 20 h. Jordi Colomer es el encargado de esta nueva creación site specific en la antigua cámara frigorífica de Matadero. La obra de Colomer explora una…


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Easy ceramic sculptures

Easy ceramic sculptures


Stamps enhance your work by adding interesting textures to your pieces and depth to your glazes. For years, I carved stamps from small plaster blocks or leather-hard clay that was then bisque fired before use. I wanted a way to make stamps more quickly so I could share them with my students and workshop participants and found that polymer clay (available at craft stores) makes…


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Hand Built ceramic Sculpture

Hand Built ceramic Sculpture


Materials I work with a clay body modified from a Stephen Kemenyffy recipe: 30 parts Virginia Kyanite (35 mesh); 33 parts Cedar Heights Goldart; 33 parts Frederick Fireclay. Since plasticity is essential in my handbuilding process, I substitute mullite for kyanite and add 1 1/2 to 2 parts paper pulp (dry weight). Toilet paper dissolves most readily into a soft pulp that can…


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