This simple project generates a lot of interest and creativity for beginning students, while teaching the technical aspects of decorating clay in the plastic and leather-hard states. Working on the small medallions was considerably less intimidating than a large project, and students later incorporated various decoration methods into their pottery.

This simple project generates a lot of interest and creativity for beginning students, while teaching the technical aspects of decorating clay in the plastic and leather-hard states. Working on the small medallions was considerably less intimidating than a large project, and students later incorporated various decoration methods into their pottery.

Hand built and modelled wall tiles by Evelyn D’Arcy Synott. Created in Dublin based Wednesday evening ceramics course. Tiles have 3 layers of glaze as well as glass detail. Fired in an electric kiln to 1260°C (Cone 8). www.ceramicforms.com

Hand built and modelled wall tiles by Evelyn D’Arcy Synott. Created in Dublin based Wednesday evening ceramics course. Tiles have 3 layers of glaze as well as glass detail. Fired in an electric kiln to 1260°C (Cone 8). www.ceramicforms.com

Cell inspired ceramic tiles...in link with ecology or biology class - that would have been cool to do that back when I was in high school.

Year 10 – Cell inspired ceramic tiles

Cell inspired ceramic tiles...in link with ecology or biology class - that would have been cool to do that back when I was in high school.

High School Ceramics Lesson // David Stabley inspired houses. I have his plate projects.in middle.school.

High School Ceramics Lesson // David Stabley inspired houses. I have his plate projects.in middle.school.

Favorite project in high school ceramics class. Repeating pattern of starfish. Check out blog for more great ideas for High school art classes!

Favorite project in high school ceramics class. Repeating pattern of starfish. Check out blog for more great ideas for High school art classes!

A Wheel Throwing Cheat Sheet I made for my Students in the high school ceramics class I taught. Made by @alexkolbo https://www.instagram.com/alexkolbo/

A Wheel Throwing Cheat Sheet I made for my Students in the high school ceramics class I taught. Made by @alexkolbo https://www.instagram.com/alexkolbo/

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