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2018-19 Catalog 
2018-19 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ART 260 - Basic Ceramics I

5 CR

Introduces basic forming techniques of hand building and surface techniques including under glazes and glazes for earthenware and high-fire clay bodies. Students also get limited time on the wheel.

Course Outcomes
Students will gain the technical skill to succeed in constructing clay objects in the following hand-building methods specifically (pinch, coil, and slab) and also be able to utilize surface treatments that include slips and underglazes, low and high temperature firing glazes, and overglazes and to demonstrate these abilities in a series of projects that self focus on aspects of function and utility and/or elements of sculpture and form. They will also gain a limited understanding of historical ceramics through visuals.

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