Ceramics: Expressive Portraits

Spring
Spring 2020
Olympia
Olympia
Evening
Evening
Freshman-Senior
Freshman–Senior
Class Size: 20
25% Reserved for Freshmen
4
Credits per quarter

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In this all-level course, students will work to make a full sized, fairly realistic bust using photographs in the round. Students will build observational skills as well as learn how to translate two dimensions into three. With a variety of helpful visual aides, handouts, and demos, students will learn the basic anatomy of the head and neck, and will work to sculpt the features to give the bust a sense of presence. Participants will use a solid building construction method with a steel pipe armature.  Surface techniques will include textural, fired, and cold surface treatments.

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

visual arts

4

Credits per quarter

Fields of study: 
Online learning:
  • Enhanced Online Learning - This offering requires access to web-based tools, but use of these tools does not displace any face-to-face instruction.
Special expenses:

Students will be expected to pay for their own tools and materials. Estimated costs will be between 30-50 dollars.

Freshman-Senior
Class Standing: Freshman–Senior
Class Size: 20
25% Reserved for Freshmen
Evening

Scheduled for: Evening

Final schedule and room assignments:

Located in: Olympia