Slab Mug Criteria

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You will be making a slab mug that teaches you about connecting slabs securely and creating and attaching a handle.

Dimensions:
o Base: > 3.5”, < 4.5”
o Height: < 5”

Planning:
o Research and draw (or print out, small) at least 5 examples of mugs / handles from the web or books/mags., put in sketchbook
o Plan and draw your handle and mug: your handle MUST be an integral part of the mug, through form and/or glazing.

Handle:
o Securely attached
o Demonstrates creative thinking
o Big enough to fit at least one finger
o Should be proportional to the size of the mug

Glazing:
o No Lazy Glazing: must show planning/reasoning

Contrast (MUST use at least two of the following methods)
o Handle vs. mug
o Texture on mug
o At least two colors of glaze