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Ceramics I

ART 231

Ceramics I

ART 231

Course Description

Identifies, demonstrates, and discusses basic clay hand building techniques and surface design. Interprets and analyzes various processes of traditional and contemporary ceramic styles. Employs a variety of methods to produce ceramic vessels and objects. (0-90)

Outcomes and Objectives

Identify art historically relevant ceramic styles and processes.

Objectives:

  • Discuss formal, technical, and pedagogical aspects of various ceramic traditions.
  • Summarize formal, technical, and pedagogical aspects of various ceramic styles.

Demonstrate various technical clay construction methods to produce hand-built or wheel-thrown ceramic vessels and objects.

Objectives:

  • Interpret various methods of fabricating ceramic vessels and objects.
  • Apply relevant concurrent technologies to produce ceramic vessels and objects.

Use ceramic glazing and surface design techniques.

Objectives:

  • Apply ceramic glazes, oxidization, marbling, and slip to produce surface designs on three-dimensional clay vessels and objects.

Summarize critical analysis of ceramic concepts.

Objectives:

  • Analyze applied ceramic concepts through written critiques.
  • Analyze applied ceramic concepts through oral critiques.