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ART 172 - Ceramics II

5 Credits
Continuation of ART 171. Continued exploration of ceramic forming methods and glazing techniques. Further development of critical dialogue and historical awareness. Introduction to glaze chemistry and firing techniques. For classes taught during daytime, open lab modules will vary in lecture/lab contact hours from courses offered at other times.

Pre-requisite(s) ART 171
Course Note Clustered with ART 172/173. Additional lab hours required for day classes.

Designed to Serve General student, art major, transfer student.
Active Date 2011-07-25

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 25
Shared Learning Environment Yes
Contact Hours: Lecture 33 Lab 44 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 77
Degree Distributions:
  • Humanities Area II
  • Performance

Course Outline
1. Practice on potter�s wheel A. Basic cylinders B. Cups and pitchers a. Application of handles to forms b. Spouts C. Bowls D. Covered jars E. Bottles and vases F. Teapots 2. Refinement of hand-building techniques in addition to the above or in lieu of potter�s wheel practice. 3. Glazing A. Application a. Dipping b. Pouring c. Spraying B. Decorative techniques a. Oxides b. Wax resist c. Syringe d. Stencil 4. Design and history, illustrated lectures, field trips and guest lectures.

Student Learning Outcomes
Center and throw on the potter’s wheel.

Demonstrate an understanding of glaze chemistry and clay mineralogy

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