Greek Villages & Clay Angels
Term: 1 Year: 2007
These figurines were based on wind chimes seen all over the Czech Republic.
Students brainstormed how to change
a circular slab of clay into a cone, establishing that the larger the wedge cut out, the steeper the cone. They then
designed their character, some adding a body, others just a head
Year Five created a village scene playing with distorted three-dimensional shapes.
They began by drawing cubes
and rectangular prisms then experimenting with the affect when they pulled one wall out, distorting the shape. The
same applied with the three dimensional roofs. Their other focus was the effect of light and shade. The work was