May 20, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergrad Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergrad Catalog

ART 262 - Ceramics 1: Beginning Handbuilding

3 Cr. Hrs.
Introduction to traditional and contemporary practices of making hand-built ceramic fine art and fine craft objects. Clay hand-building techniques such as pinch-forming, coil construction, slab construction, extruding and solid modeling are employed to create utilitarian vessels and sculptural objects. Students also learn various glazing techniques, how to mix their own clay and glazes from dry materials, basic studio material and equipment safety, and how to load and fire electric and raku kilns. This course has a studio component and meets a total of 6 hours per week.
Prerequisite(s):  ART 105  or ART 106 .