Our Clay Animals
1. Thought about the animal we were going
to make that reflected our personality and/or learning style.
2. Looked for photos of animals then
printed them out.
3. Sketched the animal we chose.
4. Watched Youtube videos and looked at information to learn
different techniques when using clay.
5. We practiced the techniques with the
6. We started making the real thing.
7. Once we have made our animal, we
hollowed out the middle and added detail.
8. We added little air holes that lead to
the big hole in the centre of the animal. This should prevent it from splitting and breaking in the kiln.
9. We left it to dry. Then after that it
will be fired in a kiln.
10. Leave the clay animal to air-dry for two weeks.
11. The animals will be fired in the kiln.
12. When we get our animal back we will cover up the air holes with clay.
13. Then we will paint our
(by Jade Mcmannus-Paennel and Laura Williams)