Arts News, March 14

Anne Armstrong, visual arts teacher, arts coordinator
March 14, 2019


Seventh and eighth graders in the pottery wheel arts elective class finished their work this week by glazing their thrown ceramic works. The transition from a raw, amorphous lump of clay into a functional piece of pottery is a journey including many different steps. In the beginning days of the course, students experimented with strategies to succeed at the first, crucial step: centering clay on the wheel. Ask a student from the class about all four steps they focused on while creating their pottery, and be on the lookout for their final creations!

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