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Ceramics

The study of ceramics includes both the art of wheel thrown and hand built works in clay.

ARTS 30A

Clay, glazes and firing through lecture and projects in hand build- ing and on the wheel. Emphasis on developing skills, vocabulary, analysis of form, function and aesthetics through projects, oral and written criticism. Field trip required.

ARTS 30B

Clay, glazes and firing. Emphasis is on repetition of forms, integrating hand building and wheel work for a single object, using up to 5 pounds of clay and developing vocabulary, skill and aesthetics. Field trip required.

ARTS 31

Advanced study of ceramics with emphasis on integrating form and surface with content and developing a personal style. Load- ing, firing and unloading kilns included. Field trips required.

ARTS 33

Clay, glazes and firing through projects that are hand built. Emphasis on developing skills, vocabulary and analysis of form, function, and craftsmanship through projects, discussion, oral and written criticism. Off-campus assignments may be required.

ARTS 34

Advanced study of the ceramic vessel through the integration of technique, form and content. Field trips required.