ABOUT GREEK POTTERY
GREEK POTTERY was created for everyday use, even though they may seem too beautiful to use. Artists shaped their SYMMETRICAL pottery on a potter’s wheel and divided the surfaces into HORIZONTAL bands.
The clay the artist used was readily available throughout Greece. The preferred clay was called ATTIC CLAY which had a high iron content and gave the vase an orange-red color.
The images told the story of everyday life, with images often being repeated around the vase.
Some patterns or objects were solid while others were outlined. Every band was filled with GEOMETRIC shapes—circles, arcs, triangles, zigzags, wavy lines and herringbone patterns.
They'll need a few days to dry and harden so we will paint by the end of the week!
Be a fly on the wall in our art room! Take a look at what we do, how we do it and the smiles that I get to see week after week :)