Explores the design and production of functional ceramics, including hand building and use of the wheel. 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 hand building and wheel throwing techniques utilized in the production of functional pottery forms. 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.
ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCIES
Prerequisite is ART 154 - "Ceramics II" or permission of instructor.
Development of technically sound and esthetically pleasing functional forms with emphasis of craftsmanship and creativity.
MAJOR TOPICS TO BE INCLUDED
Additional topics may be offer at the discretion of the instructor.