Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Our next project will be a coil project based on the pottery of Maria Martinez and her son. Maria was a native american potter living in New Mexico and making coil pots for a living. Though she is no longer living, her pottery is world-renowned now, and we can learn a lot from her talent!

*Please watch this video if you will not be in class the first week back in January, as we will be watching it when we get back:

Monday, December 12, 2011


Please answer the following questions in your journals and pass them in by Friday, Dec. 16th

1. What steps have you completed for your luminary project so far?

2. How is your project turning out compared to your sketches? Has anything changed, and how are you dealing with these changes?

3. Which underglazes/overglazes are you thinking about using on your project? What interesting glazing or painting techniques do you plan to try on this project?