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Ceramics

Ceramics 1A/1B

UC/CSU 9, 10, 11, 12

Length of Course: Year

This course introduces and develops techniques in clay forming and decoration by means of hand building and the use of the potter's wheel. Additional emphasis is on design decoration, art terms, ceramic history, and careers. Primary emphasis will be hand building skills with wheel forming techniques introduced toward the end of the course. This course also covers ceramic history, design elements and principles, art careers, tools, machinery, kilns, firing and art vocabulary.

Ceramics Advanced

10. 11. 12

Length of Course: Semester *Prerequisite

This advanced course provides the opportunity to further refine hand building and use of the potter’s wheel. Emphasis is placed on developing personal style in design and decoration. Course can be taken more than once for credit. This course will provide an opportunity to further refine previously learned techniques in clay forming and decoration. Primary emphasis will be refining selective skills and developing a personal style in ceramic design. This course also covers ceramic history, design elements and principles, art careers, tools, machinery, kilns, firing and art vocabulary.

Ceramics Faculty
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