ART 160C Advanced Ceramics (3)
Lec-35, Lab-70, field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
Advanced ceramic forming methods using the wheel, extruder and hand-construction techniques, glaze formulation, advanced glaze application and kiln-firing processes. Lectures on the historical and contemporary uses of clay. Emphasis on advanced technical and conceptual development.
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 in terms of design principles and ceramic terminology.
- Outcome 3: Produce ceramic projects using advanced forming processes of clay, such as stacking and combining forms made by hand, with the potters wheel and the extruder.
- Outcome 4: Produce ceramic projects using advanced decoration techniques, such as application of slip, engobe and glaze.
- Outcome 5: Identify and practice good craftsmanship in the creation of ceramic objects.
- Outcome 6: 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.