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Re: Teaching Form in Ceramics

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Dianna (dmammone)
Mon, 4 Oct 1999 18:29:15 -0400

try reading Pottery Form by Daniel Rhodes
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From: One of the Colmans <colmans1>
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Sent: Monday, October 04, 1999 6:13 PM
Subject: Teaching Form in Ceramics

> Any ideas on the best way to motivate high school Ceramics students to
> understand what constitutes a pleasing form? I'm trying to get them to
> at more pieces from history, as well as lots of examples in Clay Times. I
> am also requiring more sketches of ideas and plans before working in clay.
> I would like to put together a list of guidelines for good form. If you
> were creating this list, what "rules" or guidelines would you include?
> there any books out there that address this topic? I also want to cover
> other elements and principles during the semester. Thanks to all you clay
> people...
> Marian