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ARTS 131 - Ceramics II

3 Credit: (1 lecture, 3 lab, 0 clinical) 4 Contact Hours: [ARTS 130 ]

This studio course places emphasis on further development of hand built and wheel thrown forms, and exploration of different decorating, glazing, and firing techniques.
OFFERED: fall semesters

Course Goals/ Objectives/ Competencies:
Goal 1:  Apply intermediate ceramic techniques. 

  1. Create a pinch pot. 
  2. Create coil construction. 
  3. Create slab construction. 

Goal 2:  Examine clay bodies. 

  1. Examine earthenware bodies. 
  2. Examine stoneware bodies. 
  3. Examine porcelain bodies.
  4. Examine casting bodies. 

Goal 3:  Examine glazes.

  1. Examine the chemistry of glazes. 
  2. Compare glazes. 
  3. Apply glazes. 

Goal 4:  Demonstrate intermediate techniques of rendering on the wheel. 

  1. Create a cylinder. 
  2. Create a cup. 
  3. Create a bowl. 
  4. Create a vase. 
  5. Create a tureen with fitted lid. 
  6. Create a teapot from wheel-thrown shapes. 

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