Ceramics: Foundational Skills

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Winter 2018 quarter

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This is an introductory studio course in forming processes and surface options in ceramics. Students will learn the hand-building techniques of pinching, coil-building, slab-building, and get an introduction to wheel-throwing.  Surfaces will include terra sigillata, stains, slips and low-fire glazes. We will also cover common ceramic terminology, materials, and firing techniques. 

Program Details

Fields of Study

visual arts


Winter Open

Location and Schedule

Final Schedule and Room Assignment

Campus Location


Time Offered


Advertised Schedule

Tu/Thu 6-8:30 pm

Online Learning

Hybrid Online Learning < 25% Delivered Online

Special Expenses

Students should expect to spend $30-$50 on materials and tools