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Ceramics April 2017

This workshop began with a real drawing challenge: don’t draw the object, draw what the object is about. So draw adjectives! Not easy at all but boys in Years 6, 7 and 8 tried their best to convey sharp, prickly, smooth, ridged, translucent, fluted, dry and scratchy.

They were then able to apply this knowledge to a flat slab of clay. In other words, they made marks using an array of found and natural objects based on what they had drawn. Wood, bits of rope, bits of plastic and forks were used as well as the objects themselves.

Based on their investigations, Ian showed them a variety of ways to use clay to create a ‘concluding’ piece and boys could choose what to do. Most opted for a piece of sculpture with some stunning results.

There are images here of all the work they did during the day.

In our first session in September next tern, we shall be looking at different ways of decorating these pieces of work.

Well done, boys!

  • Harry Brookes 7S (2)

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    Harry Brookes 7S (2)
  • Harry Brookes 7S (1)

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    Harry Brookes 7S (1)
  • Fin Mclenan 6L (2)

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    Fin Mclenan 6L (2)
  • Fin Mclenan 6L (1)

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    Fin Mclenan 6L (1)
  • Dorian Sorensen 6L (3)

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    Dorian Sorensen 6L (3)
  • Dorian Sorensen 6L (2)

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    Dorian Sorensen 6L (2)
  • Dorian Sorensen 6L (1)

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    Dorian Sorensen 6L (1)
  • Charlie Robertshaw 6L (2)

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    Charlie Robertshaw 6L (2)
  • Charlie Robertshaw 6L (1)

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    Charlie Robertshaw 6L (1)
  • Harry Brookes 7S (3)

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    Harry Brookes 7S (3)
  • Hector Greenwood 7H (1)

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    Hector Greenwood 7H (1)
  • Hector Greenwood 7H (2)

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    Hector Greenwood 7H (2)
  • Luca Carraretto 6L (1)

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    Luca Carraretto 6L (1)
  • Luca Carraretto 6L (2)

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    Luca Carraretto 6L (2)
  • Luca Carraretto 6L (3)

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    Luca Carraretto 6L (3)
  • Matthew Turner 6C (1)

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    Matthew Turner 6C (1)
  • Matthew Turner 6C (2)

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    Matthew Turner 6C (2)
  • Matthew Turner 6C (3)

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    Matthew Turner 6C (3)
  • Oscar Trott 6T (1)

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    Oscar Trott 6T (1)
  • Oscar Trott 6T (2)

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    Oscar Trott 6T (2)
  • Oscar Trott 6T (3)

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    Oscar Trott 6T (3)
  • Sam Rivers 7S (1)

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    Sam Rivers 7S (1)
  • Sam Rivers 7S (2)

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    Sam Rivers 7S (2)
  • Sam Rivers 7S (3)

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    Sam Rivers 7S (3)
  • Theo Hallett 8B (1)

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    Theo Hallett 8B (1)
  • Theo Hallett 8B (2)

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    Theo Hallett 8B (2)
  • Theo Hallett 8B (3)

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    Theo Hallett 8B (3)
  • Toby Trenchard 7H (1)

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    Toby Trenchard 7H (1)
  • Toby Trenchard 7H (2)

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    Toby Trenchard 7H (2)
  • Toby Trenchard 7H (3)

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    Toby Trenchard 7H (3)

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