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Seward High Ceramics

March 7, 2014 10:42 am0 comments
Seward High Ceramics

Veronica Wilde, who took Best in show at the NOSB Art Show has also been mass producing pottery on the wheel at SHS.  She is creating dishes for Judy Ohdner’s Cafe, Zudy’s which will be opening at the Train Depot by the Sea Life Center this spring! Veronica Wilde Here are more NOSB pieces, Bas Relief Tiles: Moriah Doepken Katie Kallio Nik Pahno Renzee Comia Basil Dougherty Jarrod VanderVegt Sasga Hamner Mary Ramirez Audra Atwood Hannalyn Ohlsen Alex Ashford Tia Miranda Jon Valencia And… Allie Katsma works on her clay crab * The NOSB Art show is at the Rae building […]

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Seward High Ceramics: Masks and Wheel Projects

April 26, 2013 12:42 pm5 comments
Seward High Ceramics: Masks and Wheel Projects

Happy Friday!  Here is some Ceramic Art…  (more stuff here at our blog) Humans and masks have always gone together.  Cultures throughout history have made masks for ceremony and ritual.  The masks simultaneously hide the wearer while transforming them, exaggerating some power or characteristic within.  Animal features are often used to represent the wearer taking on that animals spirit or traits.  We looked at various masks from around the world and students created their own.  Here are some!: Mary Ramirez Sam Melvin Gabby Katsma Mitch Ludwig

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Seward High Art: Advanced Ceramics

April 2, 2013 9:59 amComments Off
Seward High Art: Advanced Ceramics

Here is some art from the Advanced Ceramics class: We made lanterns to hold candles and took inspiration from Japanese style stone lanterns.  Here are the results! Karen Rasmussen Alex Ashford Ben Miranda Matt Moore Tyler Quiring TJ Allen Chelsea Olesiuk Audra Atwood Izzy Barnwell Julia Davenport   Here are some goblets we made.  We took inspiration from Indian Jones and the Last Crusade, the epic scene where the Nazi choses the wrong cup and ages to dust before your eyes! “He chose poorly”… I think they did a great job, here they are! TJ Allen Julia Davenport Hannah Norris […]

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Seward High Ceramics

February 8, 2013 4:14 pmComments Off
Seward High Ceramics

Here are some Soap Dishes too! Renzee Comia Gabby Katsma

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Seward High Ceramics: Ceramic Plates and Bowls

January 26, 2013 9:58 amComments Off
Seward High Ceramics: Ceramic Plates and Bowls

One of the fun things about ceramics is the creativity involved.  You can drape clay over almost anything to take its form as it dries; wood, plaster, newspaper, glass… Draping a slab of clay into a concave surface is called a slump mold and onto a convex surface is a hump mold.  We did both methods, using paper plates as our slump molds and paper bowls as our hump molds.  You can also use just about anything to texture clay; your fingers, a fork, a leaf, a toy, stamps, whatever you can imagine…Seward High Ceramics first assignment was to make […]

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Seward High Art: Ceramics

December 10, 2012 11:04 amComments Off
Seward High Art: Ceramics

Here are some more ceramic projects from SHS! Tea Pots Hannah Stovall Kira Ludwig Sherelle Holmes

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Seward High Art: Ceramic Masks

November 23, 2012 10:46 pmComments Off
Seward High Art: Ceramic Masks

Happy Thanksgiving!  Here is some of  Seward High Students recent artwork: This assignment was simple, create a mask which extends beyond the shape of the face.  This is what they came up with! Jon Kingsland

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Seward High Art – Ceramics

November 2, 2012 11:13 amComments Off
Seward High Art – Ceramics

Here are some more ceramic projects.  There are lots more here at our blog.  We made gargoyles for Halloween and they turned our awesome!  Also, please vote on your top three choices for the skate park mural design! Gargoyles/Sculptures Rachel Tougas Jessica Degnan Diana German Andy Hughes Tiffanie Rook Matt Moore Sherelle Holmes Erin Lane Jamie Jacobson Hannah Stovall Wheel Projects Sasha Hamner Sherelle Holmes Josh Dotomain Emma Farris Sasha Hamner Erin Lane Alice Pfeiffenberger Zack Martin Butter Dishes Hannah Stovall Kim Leavitt Tiffanie Rook

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Seward High Art- Ceramics

October 17, 2012 11:01 am2 comments
Seward High Art- Ceramics

I have two ceramics classes this year and they are filled with creative, patient students.  Here are some of their projects! Butter Dishes Jessica Degnan Erin Lane

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Seward High Art-Ceramics

September 25, 2012 2:35 pm2 comments
Seward High Art-Ceramics

Here are some projects that Seward Highs Ceramic Classes have been working on! Ceramic Frames Hannah Stovall Diana German John Kingsland

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Seward High Art – End of 2010

December 16, 2010 9:51 pm2 comments
Seward High Art – End of 2010

The first semester has flown by, and we are all excited for a couple of weeks off!  Here are some especially nice final projects from Seward High art students: Mica Dunn (slab snake containter),  Michaela Thomassen (slab mug), Gretchen Lindquist, Chet Brewi (Wu-tang), Brennan Atherton (My Time is…)

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Seward High Art: Ceramics

November 30, 2010 11:25 pmComments Off
Seward High Art: Ceramics

Seward High Ceramic students have been busy this semester mastering hand building techniques as well as the pottery wheel. Here are some bas relief tiles and wheel projects by 1. Isi Mayer (flute) 2. Catie Zweifel (guitar) 3. Michaela Thomassen (mermaid) 4. Gabe Stoval (basketball) 5. Mike Thorn (bowl) 6. Mary Goodwater (mug).  Click these links to see more bas relief tiles and bowls and mugs.

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