Thursday, January 29, 2015

Maclay Middle School Art Rattles

Explanation on Directions:
1 hand size ball of clay
Round out - cut into 2 halves
Make 2 pinch pots
Add extra clay balls (I usually have kids roll out the day before. Marble size or smaller)
Close pinch pot
Add accessories (fish fins, eyes, details...)
Poke hole in bottom of rattle
Let bone dry
Fire in kiln on SLOW 04
Take out glaze
Fire in Kiln on FAST 06
...and there ya have it! 
*The thinner the wall the higher the pitch of the rattle*

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