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Alex Lanham is available for Portraiture on Tile, Mosaics and Ceramics Artist Residencies. The Portraiture on Tile and Mosaics projects include drawing lessons in portraiture, as well as color theory, design, and landscape. For tile projects that are permanently installed at a school, students also make a tile to take home. When a school chooses clay construction, students learn pinch pot, slab pot, and coil pot techniques, as well as 3D sculptural and glazing methods. All students create a treasure they can take home.

Arts and Academic Standards

  • Help students explore and describe the use of ideas, techniques and problem solving in the creative process.
  • Help students create, present or perform a work of art that demonstrates an idea, mood or feeling using essential elements or organizational principles.
  • Give space for students to engage in informed and respectful discussion of issues, events and ideas.
  • Help students develop and strengthen their writing skills by planning, revising, editing, rewriting or trying a new approach.
  • Help students plan and carry out fair tests in which variables are controlled and failure points are considered to identify aspects of a model that can be improved.
  • Help students reason with shapes and their attributes.