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ARTS 332: Ceramic Design: The Vase

In this seminar students expand on their knowledge of handbuilding and throwing techniques to focus specifically on the creation of vessels to hold flowers. A review of historic and contemporary vase forms will lead to exercises in designing objects that interact with natural materials. Surface design will focus on the use of local materials including clay from Carleton's Arboretum and wood ash from the studio's wood kiln. Prerequisite: Two Ceramics courses (Studio Art 130, 230, 232, 234, 236 or 330) or instructor consent
2 credits; ARP; Not offered 2021-2022