Experimenting with local Clay

IMG_5128Students helped identify clay within the compound. After adding water we began to experiment with its properties. Using a rain gutter as our work bench, students began by each making a simple pinch pot.

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Clare

IMG_4332After other students traveled home for their mid-term break in late May, Clare stayed behind and worked on a large scale grid self-portrait using various types of charcoal. A talented girl with an extraordinary gift of both creativity as well as determination lead her to work straight for hours each day on this piece.

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With encouragement, materials, and time Clare continues to show her potential.

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