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					                                            Ceramics and Pottery 2012-13

                                    Ceramics 1
Mrs. Smith- Teacher, RM C311
Smiths3@stjohns.k12.fl.us
(904)547-8530

Course Description: This course is an entry level studio art course. The study of 3-
Dimensional design theory, visual communication, art history, clay technique, and building
creatively will be addressed. Students will learn the basics of Ceramics and Pottery through the
techniques of hand-building as well as the principles of Art.

Supplies needed:            Please first 4 items & fee ASAP.
                       Un-Lined, Spiral sketchbook or marble comp book,
                            Approximate size 8½ x11
                       #2 Pencils- to be kept in the classroom at all times
                       1 package of misc. grit sand paper. (used a lot in class)
                       $20.00 lab fee, paid to the instructor. This fee
                          goes towards clay and glazes used for
                          every project. (checks made out to SAHS)
All supplies should be labeled and brought to or kept in class EVERYDAY.

Note Regarding Supplies: Ceramics/Pottery requires a lot of building materials.
Therefore if you have any materials that you wouldn’t mind getting rid of, the SAHS Art
Department would greatly appreciate a donation. We can always use items such as wire,
nails, ply-wood, sandpaper, plaster, tools, etc.
                                          Thanks in advance, Mrs. Smith

Ceramics/Pottery 1- Fall Semester
                               Introduction to Clay Terminology, General Methods
                               & Clay Exploration. WS, demonstration, & discussions.
                               additional handouts as well).

   Projects: (subject to change)
       1.   Pinch pots
       2.   Rattles
       3.   Slab hand-build with armatures
       4.   Majolica projects or other type of ceramics
       5.   Coil Vessels.
       6.   Historical Piece with Research

   Papers, Exams & Quizzes:
       1.   Art Journals
       2.   Terms & methods quizzes
       3.   9 week exam
       4.   Handouts/Worksheets
       5.   Research on artists and types of art



Student signature                                                                  lab fee paid
                                             Ceramics and Pottery 2012-13

             Ceramics 2, AP 3D studio and AICE
Mrs. Smith- Teacher, RM C311
Smiths3@stjohns.k12.fl.us
(904)547-8530

Course Description: This course is an upper level art course. The study of 3-Dimensional
design theory, visual communication, art history, clay technique, and building creatively will be
addressed and enhanced. Students will begin on their AP portfolio/AICE and in some cases
finish it this year.

Supplies needed:            Please first 4 items & fee ASAP.
                       Un-Lined, Spiral sketchbook or marble comp book,
                            Approximate size 8½ x11
                       #2 Pencils- to be kept in the classroom at all times
                       1 package of misc. grit sand paper. (used a lot in class)
                       $20-Cer2 & $50 for AP and AICE, paid to the instructor.
                        This fee is for your AP & AICE test. This fee also goes
                        towards clay and glazes (or any other 3D item used for
                        every project). (checks made out to SAHS)

All supplies should be labeled and brought to or kept in class EVERYDAY.

Note Regarding Supplies: AP 3D and AICE requires a lot of different materials.
Therefore if you have any materials that you wouldn’t mind getting rid of, the SAHS Art
Department would greatly appreciate a donation. We can always use items such as wire,
nails, ply-wood, sandpaper, plaster, tools, etc.
                                          Thanks in advance, Mrs. Smith


CURRICULUM OBJECTIVES:                                    After successfully completing this course,
the student will be able to:
       1. Demonstrate the ability to perceive and describe formal qualities and expressive
       content in ceramic products.
       2. Demonstrate technical skills needed to produce products with aesthetic qualities.
       3. Demonstrate techniques of forming pottery.
       4. Use vocabulary related to ceramics/pottery.
       5. Use criteria for making judgments about ceramics/pottery.
       6. Demonstrate an awareness of the history of pottery.

Requirements for class beyond project assignments:
       *Students are required to keep an Art journal during class.
       *Students are required to enter at least one piece in a juried art show and go to the show
       opening in March.
       *Students are required to photograph all pieces and keep them on my computer and
       their flash drive, if they wish.




Student signature                                                                   lab fee paid

				
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