1) Slab - Students are exposed to Cubist style via slide, discussion,
etc. They are to then lan a vase, box, or some other functional piece
which emulates cubist style. Explain that these objects may have multiple
openings and many box-like "branches" protruding.
2) Coil - I have had wonderful sucess getting students to make animals,
Santas (18' high),
and large coil pots out of coils. Strength is the key with lots of
3) Someone else mentioned this and it is too good to pass up. Picture
frames are a cinch. They can be personalized with names, impressions,
etc. and they make wonderful gifts. Lots of bright colored glazes really
make this a great project.
Brien McMahon High School