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Bawden Cases: Spoons, Ladles and Scoops
January 13, 2016 @ 12:00 am - January 23, 2016 @ 12:00 am
The work displayed in the Bawden Showcases has been made by students attending Ceramics classes at Morley College.
Students were invited to make a spoon in clay. For source material they examined spoons, ladles and scoops made out of different materials, for example wood, metal and bone, and included examples from a diversity of ancient and modern cultures – Celtic, Egyptian, Mojave, Persian and European flour scoops and caddy spoons. The students then designed and formed their spoons using a variety of ceramic techniques including wheel thrown, press-moulding, carving, pinch forming and modelling. The spoons were then decorated and glazed using a wide range of methods