*Created by Kay Wagner, Ph.D., Edina Public Schools, Edina, Minnesota Drawn images may be used freely, fair use laws apply to all other images. Pinch Pot Animal. Pinch Pot Animal. Pinch Pot Animal. Pinch Pot Animal. Roll tennis ball sized clay into smooth ball.
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Pinch Pot Animal Minnesota
Pinch Pot Animal
Pinch Pot AnimalPinch Pot Animal
Squeeze your thumb against your fingers, thinning out the walls of the hole to about 1/2” thick. Turn the ball as you squeeze to make an even wall throughout the entire pot
The circle shows the head shape you have now. pot. Adjust the size of the large pot opening to fit.
Next you will see how the snout changes the head shape to look more like the animalAll animals have a snout.
Add slip to both shapes
Score both shapes
Press parts firmly together
Blend the seam line
Form two equal clay balls for the eyeballs
Press the eyeballs into the holes
Add the coils over the eyes
Blend only the top of the lid
or add a nose small ball of clayPoke holes for the nostrils
and/or horns small ball of clayAdd ears
First remove the head and set it aside
Think of the different types of animal legs animals bodyFirst we will shape the legs.
Long thin tails must lay against the body