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Lesson Plans

Re: Greek Vessels

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Susan Bennett (sbennett)
Mon, 11 Oct 1999 23:01:45 -0400

Last year I did papier mache vases that could have easily been Greek vases.
Use a large ballon for the body, constructed a base out of tage cylinder,
neck and lip out of a paper cup, handles out of papermache . They turned out
neat, they were large. Susan
-----Original Message-----
From: Gail1611 <Gail1611>
To: BluesTruth <BluesTruth>;
Date: Monday, October 11, 1999 6:35 PM
Subject: Greek Vessels

>Jill can you forward this on . I don't seem to be hooked up to get it sent.
>Here is the address I send it to. Is it correct? I hadn't sent anything in
>months to it , only to individual people. Thanks Sweetie!
>Hi Everyone,
>Hope you will give me some input into this idea I have. I want my 4th and
>graders to do Greek Vessels but I have not kiln. I have checked into self
>hardening clay but it's still fragile and even if I use it flat as a relief
>it's expensive. I want the kids to be able to carve out the designs and
>it be black, that wonderful orange speckled, tan and/ or white. I have
>thought of using plaster and doing a relief but this can crack easily. My
>other idea was plastacine (sp?) clay as a relief and then paint with
>paint, mounting on cardboard but- how to hold it on? Any ideas will be
>helpful. And thanks! Gail