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Task no. 1
Making the sculpture
Follow the instructions available from the downloadable resource to create your own clay bust sculpture of a gold miner.
Be ready with all the materials you need and your workspace set up before starting.
- White earthenware handbuilding clay or modelling clay – at least 800 grams per student
- Modelling tools – paddle pop stick, fork, spoon, pencil or commercial clay modelling tools– a variety of objects to make marks
- Old toothbrush – for scoring surfaces to join them
- Small water container and/or water sprayer – to help keep the clay moist if it dries out during the making process
- Newspaper - for use in supporting the structure.