Lesson Plan for Grades 5-12
After the slab has stiffened, form into
a cylindrical shape and attach seams.
Roll a 1/4" thick slab, brush with
cornstarch, and add texture with
stamps, mats, rollers, or found textures.
Pierce the patterned slab using various
hole cutters, dowel rods, or other tools.
Press colored glass seed beads into
some small holes if desired.
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A modern take on ancient Chinese
"rice grain" porcelain!
Start with white clay rolled into a slab, then use
tools to add patterns and textures. Piercing or
puncturing the clay results in a beautiful, modern
version of an ancient Chinese art form.