Students in Ceramics 3 explore clay, decorative techniques, printmaking and sculptural form more in-depth than students in Ceramics 1 & 2. Everything from making clay to firing the kilns will be explored and experienced. Students learn a variety of advanced decorative techniques for finishing their artwork. Students are challenged to utilize their previous knowledge, skills, and new learning when developing personal responses to artistic challenges.
The prerequisite for this course is a passing grade of "C" or better in Ceramics 2.
Projects & Concepts
Tea Leaf Jar
MOA Museum, Atami, Shizuoka, Japan
Make Your Mark: Advanced Decorative Techniques
GOAL: create and decorate three (3) functional pottery pieces with advanced techniques using line, texture and space to create a sense of rhythm and repetition.
Graffiti Relief Sculpture
Personal Choice: Investigation & Creation
Students will use personally selected elements & principles of art, techniques & processes to design and create an artwork inspired by a topic of their own choosing.