ART 160B Intermediate Ceramics (3)
Lec-35, Lab-70, field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
Continued development of skills used to create ceramic forms using the potter's wheel, and hand-construction techniques, glaze formulation, glaze application and kiln-firing processes. Lectures on the historical and contemporary uses of clay. Emphasis on technical and conceptual development of ceramic design.
All sections will charge a material fee of $20.00
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Appraise and solve problems during the creation of a ceramic work of art or craft.
- Outcome 2: Critically discuss three-dimensional ceramic work, including the acquisition of knowledge of design principles, contemporary conceptual approaches to ceramic-making and ceramic terminology.
- Outcome 3: Produce ceramic projects using advanced forming processes of clay that includes hand-building, press molds, hump molds, hard slab construction and combining forms with the potters wheel with understanding of the importance of good craftsmanship in the creation of ceramic objects.
- Outcome 4: Work with advanced tools and equipment used in the creation of ceramics including forming tools, trimming tools, brushes and the use of a potters wheel.
- Outcome 5: Demonstrate proper health and safety in all aspects of a pottery studio.