Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog 
    May 22, 2024  
Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College 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 the formal elements and principles of design. (8)
  9. Analyze the formal elements and principles of design. (8)
  10. Interpret the formal elements and principles of design. (8)
  11. Recognize historical or contemporary examples of the fine arts or crafts. (9)

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