Course Details

ARTS 130: Beginning Ceramics

This course is an introduction to wheel throwing and handbuilding as primary methods of construction for both functional and non-functional ceramic forms. An understanding of ceramic history and technical skills are achieved through studio practice, readings, and demonstrations. Emphasis is placed on the development of strong three-dimensional forms as well as the relationship of form to surface. Coursework includes a variety of firing techniques and development of surface design. 
6 credits; ARP; Offered Fall 2021, Winter 2022; S. Carroll, J. Shibata