JAYNE SHATZ POTTERY
This book will provide you with all the necessary information in establishing an ergonomically safe studio, kiln room and storage area. Important procedures for establishing classes in your private studio are also presented. For new teachers, you will learn how to formulate curriculum for each of your intended classes, public school ceramic programs, grades K-12, Continuing Adult classes, and the methods towards achieving a successful Potter’s Cooperative, or group studio. Maryland potter, Jayne Shatz  clarifies the dilemma of identification and storage of large quantities of student work. This book is essential for any facility that is interested in ceramic classes as well as the individual ceramist who is interested in teaching in their studio or public spaces.  After teaching for thirty-five years, Jayne established the criteria for ceramic education on many levels. She has vast experience in efficient, creative and effective ceramic programming.    
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This book will provide you with invaluable support as you launch your own ceramic studio and program. In the book, Jayne has also included anecdotes of her exploits as a young ceramist and teacher. You will enjoy reading this book and will keep it by your side as you embark upon your exciting journey in working with clay.


You can purchase the book directly from Jayne Shatz for $35.00, which includes shipping and handling. You can pay with Pay Pal (United States only), Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card or personal check. For PayPaL, go to the Home Page and click on the PayPal button. You do not have to be a member of PayPal to use its services. All other payment methods, contact Jayne by email.


Jayne Shatz Pottery
452 Laurel Valley Ct.
Arnold, MD, 21012
www.jayneshatzpottery.com

TABLE OF CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION : ART IS WHERE THE HEART IS
CHAPTER 1  THE CERAMIC STUDIO: GETTING ORGANIZED
CHAPTER 2  STUDIO EQUIPMENT- THERE ARE NO LIMITATIONS
ELECTRIC OXIDATION KILNS
GAS FIRED REDUCTION KILNS
CERAMIC HAND TOOLS
MAINTAINING A BROWN / WHITE STUDIO: SEPARATE BUT EQUAL
ROLLING PINS
SLAB ROLLING MACHINE
WARE BOARDS
WEDGING BOARDS
PUG MILLS AND CLAY MIXERS
DIGITAL GRAM SCALE
EQUIPMENT LIST: LONG TERM PURCHASES
SUPPLY LIST: EXPENDABLES
CHAPTER 3  THE CERAMIC STUDIO: ORGANIZING THE CLASSROOM SPACE INTO STATIONS
STUDIO LAYOUT
THE CLAY STATION
CERAMIC STUDIO FLOOR PLAN
THE WORK STATION
STORAGE STATIONS
STUDENT BOOK BAG STATION
EQUIPMENT STATION
WEDGING BOARD STATION
GLAZE CHEMICALS STATION
CHEMICAL CABINET STATION
BANDING WHEEL STATION
KILN STATION
WARE BOARD STATION
WATER STATION
TEACHER DESK
THE POTTER’S BACK
CONCLUSION
CHAPTER 4  BASIC CERAMIC CURRICULUM OUTLINES: CLAY FOR EVERY AGE
PRIMARY: K-3
INTERMEDIATE: 4-5
MIDDLE SCHOOL: 6-8
HIGH SCHOOL: 9-12
THE ADULT LEARNER
CHAPTER 5  CERAMIC EDUCATION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND ART CENTERS: DEVELOPING A COURSE OF STUDY
THE ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM
COILED POTTERY
THE MIDDLE SCHOOL CLASSROOM: GRADE 6-8
SLIDE/DIGITAL IMAGE PRESENTATION
NON FUNCTIONAL VESSELS
SLAB CONSTRUCTION
THE HIGH SCHOOL CLASSROOM
SLIDE/DIGITAL IMAGE PRESENTATION
SEMESTER ONE
SEMESTER TWO
WHEEL THROWING
GLAZING
CRITIQUES
THE ADULT LEARNER
SLIDE/DIGITAL IMAGE PRESENTATION
THE VESSEL
THROWING ON THE POTTERS WHEEL
SLAB CONSTRUCTION
GLAZING
KILNS
STUDIO MAINTENANCE
CRITIQUES
CHAPTER 6  THE APPRENTICE
CHAPTER 7  STUDIO MAINTENANCE- MID YEAR/ END OF YEAR CLEANUP
CHAPTER 8  ERGONOMICS: PROPER STUDIO EQUIPMENT AND EXERCISE
CHAPTER 9  THE NEED FOR THE CERAMIC ARTS IN EDUCATION
CLAY AND GLAZE NOTEBOOK
A COMPILATION OF JAYNE SHATZ’S CONE SIX AND TEN CLAY BODIES AND GLAZES
GLAZE HINTS 
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