• Course Syllabuses and Requirements

     

     

     

    Ceramics 1:

    Course Description:

                Art Students will explore clay as a medium for creating a series of functional and nonfunctional pottery projects, culminating in a portfolio of their best work.  As an art student you will be exposed to the visual history of ceramics, including the works of both past and contemporary ceramic artists as well as the basic techniques of ceramic construction and wheel throwing.

     

    Course Information & Grading Policy

    Ceramics 1 Syllabus

    Homework

     

              Homework will be kept to a minimum in this course since it is a project based course. Instead I would like to see students use the hour of time to do something creative and for themselves once a week.

     

     Ceramics 2:

     

    Course Description:

           Ceramic students will continue to explore clay as a medium for creating a series of functional and nonfunctional pottery projects culminating in a portfolio of their best work. Students will learn about different types of clay properties, and firing processes including low fire, high fire, and raku firings. Students will also learn how to create work in a themed series and how to include verbal interpretation of their work and the work of others through critique. In addition students will learn advanced hand building construction, wheel-throwing techniques, and glazing techniques while working on developing their own personal styles. Students will have the opportunity to expand upon their skills and develop a proficiency in the use of clay.

     

    Course Information & Grading Policy

    Ceramics 2 Syllabus

    Homework

     

              Homework will be kept to a minimum in this course since it is a project based course. Instead I would like to see students use the hour of time to do something creative and for themselves once a week.

Last Modified on June 23, 2021