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Lesson Plans

re: japanese clay project

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Teri Sanford (terily)
Wed, 10 Feb 1999 15:48:37 -0600

Why not do a clay fish? I attended a workshop once where they
used slabs that had been folded up like a taco shell, pinched at
the top to close (stuff with paper towels). The mouth was a
large open "o" and texture was added on the second day, using
found objects like keys, drill bits, etc. I don't remember how
they did the tails. You could tie it in with the gyotaku and
with fish kites that are popular. Fish are such an integral
part of Japanese culture (the goldfish, etc) that it makes

in Texas, where it's 80 degrees this week. Expecting a freeze
on Friday!