Students explore the far reaching traditions of mask making across a variety of cultures, with a spotlight on Indigenous masks of Canada. These masks provide inspiration for students to make their own unique clay sculpture.
Key Inquiry Question
How have masks from around the world influenced the creation of your clay sculpture?
By the end of the Clay Masks program, students will:
- Use appropriate terminology related to ceramic arts
- Assess the historic and current uses of masks in society
- Demonstrate an ability to construct a clay mask using hand building techniques
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