ART 224 : Introduction to Ceramics: Hand Building

This course is an introduction to ceramics based materials and creative process, with emphasis on personal expression through diverse practices. Students create a series of projects utilizing a variety of traditional and innovative handbuilding techniques and processes to create three dimensional sculptural forms. This class will include students from multiple sections. (H)

Course Outcomes

  1. Identify and apply the elements of art used in ceramic artwork and critiques.
  2. Identify and apply the principles of art used in ceramic artwork and critiques.
  3. Identify and apply the components used to achieve aesthetics in ceramic artworks.
  4. Demonstrate technical ability and competence through projects involving the use of the ceramic mediums.
  5. Demonstrate an ability to objectively critique artwork by assessing, analyzing, and understanding other artwork as well as your own.
  6. Demonstrate the ability to respond to constructive feedback from the instructor and other students in a professional manner.
  7. Develop some cultural awareness of ceramic visual arts practice and history.
  8. Demonstrate appropriate health and safety practices in the ceramics studio.