Project Description

Students will create 3-dimensional animal portraits to last a lifetime as they explore the world of clay sculpture and character design.

Students will learn about the artistic process through 2D & 3D design, clay sculpting techniques, surface decoration, color theory, and the firing process. Andrea works with individual classrooms and teachers to integrate classroom curriculum and school themes with her ceramic lessons for a full-bodied, hands-on arts learning experience.

Final Product
Students will produce either a glazed and fired ceramic animal face, finger puppet, or miniature sculpture.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will explore the use of technique and problem-solving through the creative process.
  • Students will create, present, or perform a work of art that demonstrates an idea, mood, or feeling using essential elements or organizational principles.
  • Students will engage in informed and respectfu