And here's our latest blog post on the attempts to recreate ancient Greek cups from the museum. Read an account by Anna Soifer of the trials of painting with single cat whiskers and learning the complexities of making the foot of a vessel.


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Week 5 – Production Mode By Anna Soifer Week 5 – Production Mode I am a sophomore member of the class of 2017 and an archaeology major with a potential second major in Classics. In participating in Recreating Ancient Greek Ceramics, I hope to gain a more comprehensive understanding of the ceramic ma…
This week, the class attempted to work with slip (a thin solution of clay), threw pots once again and watched Matt Hyleck of Baltimore Clayworks show his mastery of the material by throwing a kylix in 15 minutes flat. And there was a film crew there too!


Recreating Ancient Greek Ceramics Wk 5
This week, the class attempted to work with slip (a thin solution of clay), threw pots once again and watched Matt Hyleck of @[273226382848624:274:Baltimore Clayworks] show his mastery of the material by throwing a kylix in 15 minutes flat. And there was a film crew there too!
Last week, students in the course "Recreating Ancient Greek Ceramics" had their opportunity to throw pots at Baltimore Clayworks and attempt to match the work of ancient Greek potters' apprentices.


Students in the course "Recreating Ancient Greek Ceramics"
Last week, students in the course "Recreating Ancient Greek Ceramics" had their opportunity to throw pots at Baltimore Clayworks and attempt to match the work of ancient Greek potters' apprentices.
Last week, students in the course "Recreating Ancient Greek Ceramics" had their opportunity to throw pots at Baltimore Clayworks and attempt to match the work of ancient Greek potters' apprentices.


Students in the course "Recreating Ancient Greek Ceramics"
Last week, students in the course "Recreating Ancient Greek Ceramics" had their opportunity to throw pots at Baltimore Clayworks and attempt to match the work of ancient Greek potters' apprentices.
The latest blog post--by Dane Clark--for the course "Recreating Ancient Greek Ceramics" is now up! Read about our (mis)adventures at Baltimore Clayworks.
http://archaeologicalmuseum.jhu.edu/?page_id=8111&preview=true


Last week, students in the course "Recreating Ancient Greek Ceramics" had their opportunity to throw pots at Baltimore Clayworks and attempt to match the work of ancient Greek potters' apprentices.


Students in the course "Recreating Ancient Greek Ceramics"
Last week, students in the course "Recreating Ancient Greek Ceramics" had their opportunity to throw pots at Baltimore Clayworks and attempt to match the work of ancient Greek potters' apprentices.
Last week, students from the course "Recreating Ancient Greek Ceramics" began their work with clay at Baltimore Clayworks. Read the latest post and insights from student Haley Huang. Your comments to the post are very welcome! http://archaeologicalmuseum.jhu.edu/the-collection/object-stories/recreating-ancient-greek-ceramics/week-3-an-apprenticeship-begins/


Due to the weather, the museum will be closed today.
Many thanks to Professor Craig Hankin for bringing his fantastic students to draw objects from the museum collection last week. We look forward to showcasing their work at the upcoming Museum Symposium on April 11th.


Studio Drawing II class visits the museum
Many thanks to Professor Craig Hankin for bringing his fantastic students to draw objects from the museum collection last week. We look forward to showcasing their work at the upcoming Museum Symposium on April 11th.
February Museum Chat is this Monday!


Timeline Photos
Grab your pencil and paper - it's time to draw! Join us for our next Museum Chat on Monday, February 16th when Craig Hankin, Director of the Center for Visual Arts, will share his approach to teaching others to draw. Find your muse in our collections!