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ART 237 - Ceramics 2

Credits: 3
5 Studio Hours

Prerequisites: ART 137  

This course is a continuation of ART 137 . Students use their technical expertise to create more ambitious and individual forms through hand-building techniques or wheel thrown work. Glaze technology and firing are explored.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Develop glazes from raw material.
  2. Recognition and application of the firing process as it relates to their individual work.
  3. Manipulate the clay medium with greater dexterity.
  4. Develop a series of unified work.
  5. Investigate a more astutely aesthetic approach based in historical relevance as it relates to the individua’s personal style.
Listed Topics
  1. Glaze technology and materials
  2. Formulation of glaze from raw materials
  3. Exploration of historically relevant work as it relates to the individual’s own work
  4. Work in the context of a series
Reference Materials
Ceramics Spectrum by Robin Hopper
Ceramics Handbook by Charles McKee
Reference material as per individual direction
Approved By: Sutin, Stewart Date Approved: 12/13/2006

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