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Clay Cats – Laurel Burch Style

November 3, 2010

Our students couldn’t get enough of artist Laurel Burch and her use of gorgeous color.  Kids sketched a cat body or head on a piece of 4″ x 6″ paper.  Once they were pleased with the outline, they cut it out to use as a pattern.  They rolled out white clay, laid their pattern on top and cut it out.  They used a straw to poke a hole in the top.    Once the clay cats were fired to bisque, students used a palette full of beautiful colors to paint their cats.  The kids can’t wait to take their cats home.  Some said their cats will hang on their Christmas trees this year.

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  1. January 9, 2011 2:47 pm

    Cute idea to do the cats out of clay. Never would have thought of that. Thanks for sharing!

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