Ceramics: Sculpting the Human Form

Spring 2019
Class Size: 20
Credits per quarter

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In this class students will sharpen their observation skills by rendering the human form using a live model. Topics discussed will include the ethics and implications of using the human form in art. Skills covered include construction of armatures, sculpting around an armature with solid clay, hollowing and reconstruction, and techniques for sculpting problematic areas like heads, hands, and feet. A variety of surface options will also be covered including fired and room temperature glaze.

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

visual arts, museum studies, art criticism


Credits per quarter

Fields of study: 
Online learning:
  • Hybrid Online Learning - This offering delivers < 25% of its instruction online, rather than via face-to-face contact between you and your instructors.
Special expenses:

Students will need to purchase their own clay and tools. Estimated cost for tools $16, for clay $15 depending on student driven projects. Clay is available for purchase at the studio.

Class Standing: Sophomore–Senior
Class Size: 20

Scheduled for: Evening

Advertised schedule:

Tu/Th 6-8:30pm

Located in: Olympia