This course focuses on pottery making for potters, sculptors, hand builders and all handmade ceramic artisans. It includes clay selection and preparation, wheel throwing and trimming, slab and sculptural work, pinch and coil and also extrusions, casting and molding methods. Basic surface decoration, glazing and firing techniques and kiln operation are covered. Focus is determined by student’s interest; the wide range of methods and processes in ceramics are introduced; competence will come with practice.
Category: Professional Development
Course Number: 80012
Dates: Jan 15 2014 - May 05 2014
Days: Independent Study