BOOKENDS

Ceramic

Form & Function

CONCEPT:
Themed BOOKENDS:  "Better Together" or "In Between the Lines"

Students will create a a pair of bookend using the slab construction, additive & subtractive method of hand building.  Research, reflection, and sketch journal work encouraged to find students voice for theme.

ASSESSMENT

Skills: 
Additive Method
Slab Construction
Glazing
Craftsmanship
Knowledge:
Research
Theme
Bookends
Form & Function
ELEMENTS of ART
  • Color 
  • Texture
  • Space
RESEARCH
RESEARCH
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Sketch Journal
Sketch Journal
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CONSTRUCTION
CONSTRUCTION
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SLAB
SLAB
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FORM & FUNCTION
FORM & FUNCTION
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ADDITIVE METHOD
ADDITIVE METHOD
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ACADEMIC LEARNING STANDARDS: Ohio Visual Arts

6PE Describe the decisions made in the design of everyday objects.

4PR Establish the appropriate levels of craftsmanship when completing artworks.

3RE Expand the use of arts-specific vocabulary to define and describe techniques and materials used to create works of art.

PRINC. of DESIGN
  • Unity
  • Variety
  • Contrast
  • Emphasis

DIFFERENTIATION

• Use of slab templates for horizontal and vertical plane of each bookend.

• Coil building or Subtractive method of hand building for students having difficulty with additive methods.

• Use of stamps or letters stamps to add interest, texture, variety or unity.

Offer easy grip tools.  Clearly label tools and the areas where materials  are kept.
•  Offer peer assistance when forming bookends.

• Make sure student has a direct view of you when demonstrating.
• Provide a printed copy of instructions with illustrations for reference.

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