Explores ceramic decoration techniques used in functional and non-functional ceramics. Lecture 2 hours. Studio instruction 4 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE
The purpose of the ceramic course is to study various decorating techniques as they relate to a studio pottery environment. Emphasis will be on craftsmanship and creativity with special attention given to total concept from idea to finished product. This is a second-year course as a studio option under the Fine Arts major.
The prerequisite for this course is ART 154 - "Ceramics II". The student must have basic handbuilding and wheelthrowing skills.
Study and development of various decorative techniques and their relationship to various ceramic forms.
MAJOR TOPICS TO BE INCLUDED
Extra topics will be discussed at the discretion of the instructor.