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ART 162
Ceramics III


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 70

AA Discipline: [Humanites Performance/Fine Arts]

Lecture Hours:30    Lab Hours:40


Description
This course builds on the fundamentals learned in Ceramics II. The emphasis is on learning more complicated wheel throwing techniues to create a set of two plates, four mugs, two cup and saucer sets, large bowls, lids, and deep footed vases. More decorative techniques will be applied to a greater range of shapes. Participating in the loading and firing of the gas kiln. Choosing, making, refining, and testing a glaze recipe. Personal creativity is always emphasized. Lab hours required and materials to be purchased.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Explain and apply major terms, vocabulary, methods, concepts, and theories relevant to ceramics.
  • Practice proper health and safety protocol.
  • Show advancement in throwing, hand building skills, decorative techniques, and glazing styles.
  • Participate in different firing methods, comparing and contrasting the different results.
  • Demonstrate skills associated with loading a gas kiln.
  • Show increased mastery of glaze chemistry and how to adjust.
  • Demonstrate ethical and responsible use of media and information.

  • Course Topics
  • Terminology of ceramics
  • Health and safety
  • Wheel throwing advancement
  • Design principles and application to 3-D pottery
  • Surface decoration
  • Glaze chemistry
  • Gas firing methods
  • Ethical and responsible use of media and information

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    ART 162
    Spring 2016
    7437
    warren rood
    ART 162
    Winter 2016
    7421
    warren rood
    ART 162
    Fall 2015
    7406
    warren rood
    ART 162
    Spring 2015
    1575
    warren rood
    ART 162
    Winter 2015
    1575
    warren rood


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
    X
     
     
    X
    X
    X
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.