Ceramics: Function and Design

Fall
Fall 2017
Olympia
Olympia
Evening
Evening
Sophomore-Senior
Sophomore–Senior
Class Size: 20
4
Credits per quarter

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This course is intended as an overview of ceramic studio practices.  Students will learn a variety of hand-built ceramic techniques beginning with traditional methods and moving toward current ceramic technologies.  Functional pottery will be emphasized with technical demonstrations based on utility.  Thematic projects are designed to aide students toward the development of an informed and personal style while gaining solid foundation skills in both functional and sculptural work. Critical analysis of resulting work will be scheduled through written observations and through group discussions.  Course will introduce students to clay types, kiln firing methods, glazing and related surfacing techniques.   Presentations on the history and contemporary application of ceramic arts will contextualize studio work. 

This offering will prepare you for careers and advanced study in:

Visual arts, education, liberal arts

4

Credits per quarter

Fields of study: 
Online learning:
  • No Required Online Learning - No access to web tools required. Any web tools provided are optional.
Fees:

$15 for supplies

Sophomore-Senior
Class Standing: Sophomore–Senior
Class Size: 20
Evening

Scheduled for: Evening

Advertised schedule:

Mon 5:30-9:30p

Located in: Olympia

DateRevision
2017-05-04Class level restrictions changed: This course is now So-Sr only. Please use the class level specific CRN.