- Explain the properties and ingredients of a good clay
body for pottery.
- Make two drawings of pottery forms. These are to be on
paper art least 8 1/2 by 11 inches. One must be a
recognized pottery type. The other must be of your own
- Explain the meaning of the following pottery terms: bat,
wedging, throwing, leather, dry, bone dry, greenware,
bisque, terra-cotta, grog, slip, earthenware, stoneware,
porcelain, pyrometric cone, glaze.
- Do THREE of the following. Each is to be painted,
glazed, or otherwise decorated by you:
- Make a flat tray or dish.
- Make a box, using the slab method.
- Make a vase or jar, using the coil method.
- Make four different tiles of your own design.
- Make a human or animal figurine or decorative
- Throw a simple vase on a potter's wheel.
- Make a pottery form. Help to fire it.
- Make a rough drawing of a potter's wheel. Tell how it
- Do ONE of the following:
- Explain the scope of the ceramic industry in the
United States. Tell some of the things made, other
than craft pottery.
- Visit a pottery, brickyard, ceramic plant, trade
school, or workshop. Take notes on how pottery is
made. Describe your visit.