Ceramics

One semester course in hand building where students will learn basic construction techniques and surface treatment.  Pinch, coil and slab methods will be emphasized. Glazes and underglazes will be used to enhance the pieces.  Sculptural work will also be explored.  Individual instruction on the potter’s wheel will be available.  Pieces are created in red and white clay.

 

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Techniques discussed include:

Wedging Clay                                                                                   

Score and Slip

Creating Texture

Imprints

Glazing

Firing

Throwing

REQUIREMENTS

Finish all projects on time

Have a notebook for class notes

Study for tests

Partcipation in class discussions

PROJECTS

PINCH POT AND VASE

COILED LANTERN AND ABSTRACT PIECE

SMALL TRAY 

JEWELRY BOX 

TILE OR MASK 

THROWN POTTERY  

COURSE WILL BE OFFERED AGAIN NEXT YEAR