ART 162A Ceramic Sculpture I (3)
Lec-35, Lab-70, field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
Introduction to the techniques and concepts of making sculpture with ceramic materials. Emphasis on the development of concepts and content in the creation of ceramic sculpture. Plaster mold-making, slip casting, hand building, and wheel throwing as applied to sculpture.
Offered on occasion
All sections will charge a material fee of $25.00
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Appraise and solve problems when creating ceramic sculpture.
- Outcome 2: Critically discuss three-dimensional ceramic sculpture; this includes acquiring knowledge of sculptural principles and ceramic terminology.
- Outcome 3: Produce ceramic sculpture using a number of forming processes such as slip casting and press molding.
- Outcome 4: Produce ceramic sculpture that incorporates surface embellishment techniques such as stencil gradations, under and over glazing, and sprayed liquid slurries into a final work.
- Outcome 5: Identify and practice good craftsmanship and safe and effective methods of working in a ceramics studio using equipment, tools, and supplies.