THROWN AND ALTERED PROJECT 2
Problem: Create 30 pieces on the wheel using the techniques of pushing in as well as out on the wet form.
Objective: Learn the basic techniques for altering forms on the wheel during the wet stage. Become familiar with pushing out from the inside of the form as well as pushing in from the outside of the form to make physical alterations on the thrown form.
Make several sketches of that explore variations in this type of altered, wheel thrown form for expression of your personal aesthetic.
Produce 10 pieces that all have different variations on pushing in from the outside of the form. Produce 10 pieces that all have different variations on pushing out from the inside of the form. Produce 10 pieces that explore both variations in a single piece. 30 pieces total.
Discuss the drawings you have made with your instructor before beginning
Pay attention to the timing when deciding to add or join pieces.
All pieces should employ the use of design relationships between lip, foot handle, etc.
Your pieces should display variations that include advanced forms possessing handles and lids.
-Do not allow water to collect on the surface of the clay while throwing at any time.
-Consider allowing your pieces to dry to the leather hard stage before making alterations.
-Be bold with the alterations you make so they have a dramatic effect on the forms you produce.