This course is course designed for students interested in learning the fundamentals of working with clay. A wide variety of hand building techniques will be taught, enabling students to make utilitarian vessels as well as sculptural forms. Students will learn about glazing and colored engobe application methods and how to operate electric and gas kilns. Studio work may be complemented by readings, field trips and slide presentations.
Sample reading list:
See instructor for complete list
Studio work in class.
Not Open to Freshmen.
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Prerequisites: VIS 201/202, or VIS 203/204, or VIS 211/212, or VIS 221/222, or VIS 261/VIS 262..