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Textured Slab Construction
Add Texture By Using:  - Coffee Grounds, Rice, or Sand.- Wedge into clay before you make               slabs.
Al Jaeger•   Blip, 2006•   Slab-built stoneware with    gravel, sand, and coffee    grounds.
Al Jaeger•   Untitled, 2005•   Slab-built porcelain and    stoneware with gravel, sand,    sawdust, and coffee grounds.
Al Jaeger•   First Snow, Franconia    Ridge, 2004•   Slab-built stoneware and    porcelain with sand, gravel,    and coffe...
Add a second texture to clay:    - Use slab roller to create texture.- Lay object on clay then roll through slab          ...
Objects You Can Use:buttons, beads, marblesaluminum foilspongeslaceleaves, sticks, tree bark, anythingfound in naturepuzzl...
Other Ways To Create            Texture:•   the bottom of a pair of tennis    shoes•   the bottom of a drinking    glass t...
Now You Can Build Your Slab Piece:             - Your piece must be 18” in. tall.- Your piece must be organic. This means ...
-Be creative, if you used leaves totexture your slab then cut your slabs     into different leaf shapes.
Examples of organic slab  constructed pieces:
Textured Slab                           Construction:•   Objectives:         •   Piece must be 18” inches tall.         • ...
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  1. 1. Textured Slab Construction
  2. 2. Add Texture By Using: - Coffee Grounds, Rice, or Sand.- Wedge into clay before you make slabs.
  3. 3. Al Jaeger• Blip, 2006• Slab-built stoneware with gravel, sand, and coffee grounds.
  4. 4. Al Jaeger• Untitled, 2005• Slab-built porcelain and stoneware with gravel, sand, sawdust, and coffee grounds.
  5. 5. Al Jaeger• First Snow, Franconia Ridge, 2004• Slab-built stoneware and porcelain with sand, gravel, and coffee grounds.
  6. 6. Add a second texture to clay: - Use slab roller to create texture.- Lay object on clay then roll through slab roller.
  7. 7. Objects You Can Use:buttons, beads, marblesaluminum foilspongeslaceleaves, sticks, tree bark, anythingfound in naturepuzzle pieces
  8. 8. Other Ways To Create Texture:• the bottom of a pair of tennis shoes• the bottom of a drinking glass to create perfect circles• if object is too thick for the slab roller, you can create a slab then roll object on the clay
  9. 9. Now You Can Build Your Slab Piece: - Your piece must be 18” in. tall.- Your piece must be organic. This means your piece must be an irregular shape, or one that might be might be found in nature, not a geometric shape.
  10. 10. -Be creative, if you used leaves totexture your slab then cut your slabs into different leaf shapes.
  11. 11. Examples of organic slab constructed pieces:
  12. 12. Textured Slab Construction:• Objectives: • Piece must be 18” inches tall. • Piece must be organic. • Slabs must have two textures: coffee grounds, rice, or sand and a texture of your choice. • Piece must be well crafted.• Grading: • 5 drawings - 15 points • template - 10 points • craftsmanship - 25 points • slabs have two textures - 25 points • organic shape - 25 points • This piece if due on November 15, 2010.
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