ARTS 3320. Ceramics I. 3 Hours.
Students are provided an introduction to clay, the potential it has as a material, and an overview of the basic principles involved in the forming/processing of it. The basic forming techniques explore all aspects of hand building (pinch, coil and slab construction) as well as an introduction to the wheel. Basic firing techniques and finishes will be discussed. The emphasis of the course is rooted in sculpture.
Prerequisite: ARTS 1313, ARTS 1314, ARTS 1315 and ARTS 1316.