CERAMICS

Ceramics 1                                                                  Course Number: 50.0411001

Ceramics 1 is a semester long introductory course in ceramics (clay) covering the three basic methods of hand building. Students will produce ceramic art works using pinch, slab, and coil techniques. Students will learn the basic vocabulary of ceramics as well as methods of surface treatment, firing, and other related aspects. Ceramic history, aesthetics, and art criticism will be incorporated throughout the course with studio production of ceramic artwork.

Prerequisite: Introduction to Art

Ceramics 2                                                                   Course Number: 50.0412001

Ceramics II provides in-depth work with clay beyond that of Ceramics 1. Students will further technical ability in hand building, surface decoration, and/or wheel-thrown ceramics.  Glaze chemistry will be addressed with an emphasis on how a glaze works and how to alter results.  Alternative firing techniques will introduce students to various surface effects and firing atmospheres.  Students will work in a more conceptual manner to develop their own ideas, style and artistic voice.  Students will continue to investigate ceramics from around the world and throughout time.

Prerequisite: Ceramics 1

Ceramics 3                                                                  Course Number: 50.0413001

Ceramics III builds on the skills and concepts explored in Ceramics II. Students will further technical ability in hand building, surface decoration, and/or wheel-thrown ceramics.  Glaze chemistry will be addressed with an emphasis on how a glaze works and how to alter results.  Alternative firing techniques will introduce students to various surface effects and firing atmospheres. Students will work in a more conceptual manner to develop their own ideas, styles and artistic voice while developing a portfolio. 

Prerequisite:  Ceramics 1& 2

Ceramics 4                                                                  Course Number: 50. 0414001

This advanced course provides in-depth work with clay.  Students will work in a more conceptual manner to develop their own ideas, styles and artistic voice while developing a portfolio. 

Prerequisite:  Ceramics 1, 2, & 3

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