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Grade Ladder – 3D Pot/Tile Making
1C – 1A

G

  • Create a basic 3D shape for your pot
  • Make basic carvings that reflect sea life
  • Use 1 block colour to paint your pot
2C – A

F – E

  • Create a basic 3D shape for your pot showing hints of control with clay
  • Create simple carved shapes or patterns that reflect sea life
  • Add two block colours to create the base colour for your pot and add splats of white paint for decoration.
3C – A

E – D

  • Create quite an even shaped base for your pot and a basic rim for the neck of your pot
  • Create identifiable carved shapes or patterns that reflect sea life and areas of your pot has clay reasonably attached and is raised in areas.
  • Show some areas of tones (2 changing colours blended quite carefully into one another)
  • Add splats of white or coloured paint to add as decoration to your pot.
4C – A

D – C

  • Create an accurate shape for the base of your pot with a carefully added collar for the neck of your pot.
  • Areas of your pot are covered with accurately made raised parts that have been carefully attached.
  • Use 3 blended shades/ tones of colour for the base of your pot.
  • Controlled splatting and dribbling used to emphasise the element of splashing of waves, running of water.
  • Add details and surface textures linked to artists work
  • Refine and paint evenly trying to show tones with the different techniques and good control
5C – A

C – B

  • Create a very accurate and symmetrical shape/base for your pot that reflects the artists’ style.
  • Carefully added and controlled collar for the neck of your pot that connects solidly and fluidly with the rest of the pot.
  • All of your pot is covered with different aspects of the sea, clay is carefully carved into and moulded into sea life shapes and attached carefully.
  • Use 4 blended shades/ tones of colour for the base of your pot that subtly change as you look around the pot.
  • Confident use of controlled splatting and dribbling used to emphasise the element of splashing of waves, running of water and different colours confidently used to decorate the pot.
  • Confidently add details and surface textures linked to artists work and secondary imagery
  • Refine and paint smoothly showing a range of tones with the different techniques and good control
6C – A

B – B+

  • A confident, fluent final outcome showing a clear link to the artist research and accurate control with joining and refining methods.
  • The collar for the neck of your pot connects with the rest of the pot and has been carefully decorated with joining techniques.
  • All of your pot is covered with different elements of relief that are carefully attached and refined
  • Use a variety of carefully blended colours for the base of your pot.
  • Controlled splatting and dribbling used to emphasise the element of splashing of waves, running of water a variety of colours confidently applied.
  • Add details and surface textures linked to artists work and secondary imagery
  • Refine and paint smoothly showing a range of tones with the different techniques and good control