Ceramics I (3)
The techniques of hand building. Development of sensitivity to design and form. Basic work in stoneware, earthenware, and glazing.
Ceramics II (3)
Continuation of ARTS 214. Problematic approach to technical aspects of ceramics; extensive experience in wheel throwing, experimentation with glaze and clay body formulation. Prereq: ARTS 214.
Ceramics III (3)
Advanced ceramics problems determined in consultation with instructor. Prereq: ARTS 214 and ARTS 314.
Summer Ceramic Workshop (3)
The properties of clay, traditional hand-building forming techniques, and Japanese raku firing processes will be explored. Projects undertaken will be ceramic vessels, sculptures, multicultural masks and musical instruments. Individual creative expression and co-operative peer interaction is necessary.