Dec 09, 2018  
2017-2018 
    
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ART 231 - Ceramics I

Credits: 3
Identifies, demonstrates, and discusses basic clay hand building techniques and surface design. Interprets and analyzes various processes of traditional and contemporary ceramic styles. Employs a variety of methods to produce ceramic vessels and objects.

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 90
Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
Pass/NoCredit: No

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Identify art historically relevant ceramic styles and processes.
    1. Discuss formal, technical, and pedagogical aspects of various ceramic traditions.
    2. Summarize formal, technical, and pedagogical aspects of various ceramic styles.
  2. Demonstrate various technical clay construction methods to produce hand-built or wheel-thrown ceramic vessels and objects.
    1. Interpret various methods of fabricating ceramic vessels and objects.
    2. Apply relevant concurrent technologies to produce ceramic vessels and objects.
  3. Use ceramic glazing and surface design techniques.
    1. Apply ceramic glazes, oxidization, marbling, and slip to produce surface designs on three-dimensional clay vessels and objects.
  4. Summarize critical analysis of ceramic concepts.
    1. Analyze applied ceramic concepts through written critiques.
    2. Analyze applied ceramic concepts through oral critiques.



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