2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Jan 17, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog

ART 222 - Advanced Projects: Ceramics


Description: Advanced study of clay building methods, glazing and firing techniques with emphasis on design and honing personal aesthetic.

Prerequisites: ART 121  

Credits: 3
Lecture: 1
Lab: 5

Course Content:
  1. Safety in ceramic lab and kiln work
  2. Potter's wheel and/or off-wheel hand forming techniques
  3. Glazes and glaze application
  4. Personal aesthetic
  5. Contemporary themes in ceramics
  6. Presentation of completed work
  7. Critique
  8. Formal elements and principles of design
  9. Historical and contemporary art examples

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Use labs and kilns safely. (1)
  2. Produce three-dimensional ceramic forms that convey a personal aesthetic. (1-5)
  3. Apply and hone techniques to create art work. (2,3)
  4. Test glazes. (3)
  5. Research and identify contemporary themes in ceramics. (5)
  6. Present completed artwork. (6)
  7. Use media specific terminology to critique and evaluate works of art. (7)
  8. Identify, analyze and utilize the formal elements and principles of design. (8)
  9. Recognize historical or contemporary examples of the fine arts or crafts. (9)

Required Assessment:
  1. Critique and evaluation of art and artifacts.