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Course Description

Emphasis on development of wheel throwing and advanced ceramic techniques. Glaze testing, clay body development, kiln stacking and firing are introduced. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. ADVISORY: Art 10A

Learning Outcomes

  • The student will explain the terminology of ceramics.
  • The student will describe and classify the types of ceramics and glazes.
  • The student will apply appropriate and effective ceramic design.
  • The student will utilize safe and proper techniques and procedures for ceramic production.
  • The student will recognize the forms and conventions of ceramic art.
  • The student will create a unique, personal communication and effectively use the ceramic medium for expression.
  • The student will formulate and test glazes with proper record keeping.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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