Mr.Deyo in Pottery & Sculpture http://www.mrdeyo.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Handbuilding-Techniques.mp4 Lesson Goal: Use the Slab technique to build a clay vessel that makes use of pinch, press, and/or coil to add texture to the surface. Target 1: create @ least 10 sketches of different shapes your clay vessel could take and @ least 5 sketches of the surface textures you could add to this vessel. Target 2: cut paper templates for all the sides and shapes your design requires and begin rolling out and cutting the clay slabs to construct your vessel Target 3: join all your separate slabs using slip and score to create your vessel. remember, they must be leatherhard to hold their shape. Target 4: use pinch, press, and/or coil to build up your surface texture on your completed clay slab vessel.