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

ART 264 - Ceramics 2: Beginning Wheelthrowing

3 Cr. Hrs.
Introduction to traditional and contemporary practices of making wheel-thrown ceramic fine art and fine craft objects on a pottery wheel. Basic wheel-throwing techniques of centering, opening, raising, shaping and trimming are employed to create utilitarian vessels such as vases, bowls, bottles, mugs and pitchers. 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 , ART 106 , and ART 262 .