This class is an introduction to the basic hand-building, glazing and firing techniques used when working with clay. We will touch on the history of ceramics as a technology and an art form. We will learn about what clay is, where it comes from and we will touch upon the chemistry involved in the process. There will be an emphasis on pottery, form, surface treatment and function. Working on the pottery wheel will also be introduced. By the end of the class, the student will have created several glazed, functional vessels.
Course Fees: additional fees apply to this course. They may be reviewed in the Tuition and Fee Schedule.
ARTS 235 Ceramics