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Experience Clay
high school
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Art Textbook Program & Ancillaries
Experience Clay
Brings an ancient art form to the contemporary classroom, inspiring students with exciting images, clear instruction, and fundamental background
Second Edition  By Maureen Mackey
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studio art high school textbook
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Program components:
•  Student Book
•  Teacher’s Edition
•  eBook
•  Digital Image Set (66 images)
•  Studio Support Masters
•  Assessment Masters
•  Vocabulary Masters and Art & Artist Profiles
•  Ceramic Innovations Timeline & Guide
•  Ceramic Innovations Digital Image Set (40 images)
This contemporary guide to clay techniques, tools, and traditions is as inspirational as it is practical. Supported by clear, step-by-step illustrations, this comprehensive resource details a range of handbuilding and wheel-throwing techniques and is a wonderful source for exploring ancient traditions and historic innovations in the world of ceramic art. From the properties of clay to decoration and firing, all information presented is shown against a rich backdrop of dynamic professional and student work.

Highlights include:
•  In-depth studio opportunities foster hands-on learning and self-expression, and hone problem-solving abilities.
•  Interviews with professional artists help students set a course for a career in art.
•  Art history profiles chronicle the cultural influences that have shaped ceramic works of art.
•  Step-by-step photographs and illustrations sequentially detail fundamental techniques and help build skills.
•  Galleries of exemplary student work in every chapter reveal how peers respond to artistic challenges, and provide starting points for analysis and critique.
•  Professional ceramic artworks reflect diverse time periods, cultures, and perspectives.
•  PLUS a colorful timeline of ceramic history, a Handbook that provides technical background, Web resources, and up-to-date digital options.
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1: Introduction to Clay
Chapter 2: Working with Clay
Chapter 3: Hand-Built Forms
Chapter 4: Thrown Forms
Chapter 5: Surface Decoration
Chapter 6: The Firing Process
Chapter 7: Mixed Media

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