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4 Crazy Kings: How To Make a Quick Clay Owl

4 Crazy Kings: How To Make a Quick Clay Owl
10 Wow, what a week this has been. It is not that anything different happened this week it is just that I didn't have the energy and felt completely scattered all week. This ever happen to you? For example, I packed the prize boxes, of course forgetting to put in a nice note to all the winners, then I couldn't mentally gear myself up for: juggling two kids, 5 boxes, rain, and most likely a line at the Post Office. So the boxes drove around with me all week. I finally completed the task wasn't even that terrible of a task. I also wanted to acknowledge all of the people who entered my first giveaway! Here is a quick how to I came up with while Lu was making beads. Start with a ball (we used Model Magic Smoosh to make circle Use marker cap to make UUUUUU's on belly Fold sides in Fold top down - pinch ears a bit Use marker cap to make eyes Use butter knife or similar to make beak - Finally you can play with a bit by smooshing sides a bit to make owl more round. Let dry and paint. Related:  Pottery dreams

Hazards in Ceramic Lead poisoning from pottery glaze and paint NO form of lead or arsenic may be used in our materials without specific clearance and training from the instructor. Lead is hazardous to breathe, to ingest (eat), and can be released from firing into the air. Finally, any container glazed with these materials may be toxic to eat or drink from because lead can leach into food or drink stored in the vessel. While new pottery sold today in the United States is generally assumed to be safe from lead, occasionally one still reads about cases of pottery that is accidentally sold with dangerous amounts of lead in the glaze. Lead has many very serious effects if ingested. In paint, lead carbonate was formerly used for white. The following hazardous materials may be used with care and precautions. The court did not find legal proof of negligence on the part of the chemical suppliers. The following materials can liberate toxic fumes while being fired. See:Alfred Franzblau, OUCH! Allergies

Cupcakes! What easy! These directions break down making these cupcakes into easy to understand steps. After seeing these cute ceramic cupcakes on several blogging posts, I decided to try them myself. The project took 2, 40 minute classes.The results were fantastic! Create both the top and bottom with potters clay. Each section is a pinch pot. The bottom is then pressed into silicone molds. Dry and fire as directed by the clay you use. Tip: Have your students put their name on color coded class papers. Day two Glaze the two sections. Basteln – Anleitungen fürs Basteln mit Kindern - Hier finden Sie kreative Ideen und Bastelanleitungen für Kinder. Alle Ideen sind Schritt für Schritt erklärt und alle sind leicht nachzumachen. verwandte Themen Handarbeiten Kindergeburtstag Weihnachtsbasteln Freizeit Herbstbasteln Osterbasteln Basteln mit Papier Laternen basteln Geschenkideen Bastelideen Bastelvorlagen

Throw, Cut, and Paste: Combining Wheel Throwing, Handbuilding and Multi-Step Glazing to Create Distinctive Vibrant Forms : Ceramic Arts Daily The Pedestal Gravity is one of the challenges faced when it comes to thrown forms. A thrown and altered shape may have a dynamic profile from the waist up while the foot often remains static and gravity bound. This issue can be resolved in a few different ways. fig. 1 (click to enlarge) Starting a piece by throwing it up-side down allows alteration to the foot and the opportunity to create a dynamic negative shape under the base. fig. 2 To begin the pedestal, throw a tapered cylinder with a ¼-inch thick floor. fig. 3 After this rim has dried slightly but is still soft and pliable, you’re ready to alter the shape. fig. 4 Cut into the rim on either side of your mark using an X-Acto knife, making an arced, V shape. fig. 5 Following your design ideas and sketches for the finished piece, complete any slip-based surface decoration. The Vase fig. 6 The vase is thrown in two parts. fig. 7 fig. 8 fig. 9 fig. 10

Gestion du comportement 2012-2013 Edit du 28/10 : ajout de la fiche à faire coller dans le cahier de liaison si l'élève n'est pas dans le vert. Cette année, je vais modifier mon système d'évaluation du comportement. Celui que j'utilisais avait des côtés positifs mais était lourd à gérer. Je vais donc en garder les grandes lignes tout en le simplifiant. Mon nouveau système est composé de quatre affiches : vert, jaune, orange et rouge. Chaque soir, les élèves notent la couleur sur laquelle ils ont fini la journée sur une fiche de suivi. Avec ceci, les élèves ont une fiche sur laquelle ils collectent des tampons d'encouragements, quand un exercice est tout juste, quand ils ont un comportement exemplaire ... Je mets donc ici, le matériel nécessaire à la mise en place de ce système: - le règlement de classe et la fiche sur laquelle, je reporterai quotidiennement les couleurs obtenues par les élèves afin d'en garder la trace. - la fiche pour collecter les tampons ainsi que les jokers à plastifier.

Craft: Kirigami Fall Decorations Just when I thought the fall season was here, we get hit with 90 degree weather, ugh! But, that's not stopping me from decorating the house with leaves, pumpkins, and gourds. I run on a strict seasonal decorating schedule and if it's fall, then that's how I'm decorating the house. One of the decorations I'm using this year are these kirigami leaves. You can place them on windows, tuck them under candles, or string them together to make a garland. Below you'll find directions and four templates to make the kirigami leaves. Supplies:6" x 6" origami paper - you can use any size paper, you'll just have to adjust the templates accordinglyScissorsPencil Fold 6" x 6" paper according to directions above. Right click, copy, save and print out templates. Trace leaves on the folded triangle (refer to step 5 above). Cut out.

Flat to Functional: Handbuilding & Slip Decorating : Ceramic Arts Daily In this installment of the Ceramic Arts Daily Presents Video Series, potter Lisa Naples shares her love of handbuilding with earthenware. Determined to change the myth that earthenware is punky and weak, Lisa explains how this beautiful forgiving clay body is every bit as strong as its higher-fired counterparts when it’s fired beyond the traditional Cone 04. In addition to covering the mechanics of good slab rolling, Lisa guides you through her straightforward soft-slab building techniques. She demonstrates how to add interest to handbuilt forms by adding texture and cutting darts to create custom shapes. In the decorating portion of the video, Lisa gives a thorough explanation of her “dry” and “wet” slip brushing techniques, explaining how they can add both beautiful texture and color. In addition, she explains how to effectively use animal imagery to tell stories on functional objects.

Thème de classe Harry Potter Fan inconditionnelle d'Harry Potter, j'ai décidé d'en faire mon thème de classe pour l'an prochain. Ainsi, tout mon système de gestion de classe sera réadapté à l'univers du célèbre sorcier. Le clip chart pour évaluer le comportement des élèves Les feuilles pour récolter des tampons Les galleons qui remplaceront les jokers Les cartes choco-grenouilles pour le loto du bon comportement Les cartes privilèges à acquérir Les boutiques pour acheter les privilèges Le portrait de la "grosse dame" pour le mot de passe du jour Les billets de train pour Hogwarts ou Poudlard qui serviront de marque-pages Les fiches pour noter les membres de chaque maison Les affiches pour les groupes atelier de maths Les règles de vie de la classe façon Harry Potter Les fiches élèves de suivi du comportement et des devoirs Des décos diverses Les affiches "witch of the week" et "wizard of the week" pour un petit rituel en anglais Les étiquettes pour les boîtes de livre de la bibliothèque Le scoreboard