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Ceramics I

Ceramics I provides an introduction to methods of making original ceramics, pottery, and ceramic sculpture. The students are required to progress through all methods of hand building and throwing on the potter’s wheel. Various glazing and ceramic decorating techniques are demonstrated, discussed and used. Emphasis is on the technical aspects and creative development of ceramics as an art form. Students are required to keep a notebook and do independent research as well as complete a predetermined number of projects. The student is required to handle a semi-structured class environment and to work independently. Students will participate in group critiques and self-assessment, write research papers, engage in reflective writing, and read associated articles. Students are expected to work beyond class on homework assignments and should anticipate one to two hours of homework each week. Students will be assessed through a final written exam and a portfolio review.

 

Ceramics II

Ceramics II offers students the opportunity to further develop skills acquired in Ceramics I. The emphasis is on throwing various forms on the potter’s wheel. Students will participate in group critiques and self-assessment, write research papers, engage in reflective writing, and read associated articles. Students are expected to work beyond class on homework assignments and should anticipate 1.5 hours of homework per week. Students will be assessed through a final written exam and a portfolio review.