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Art 126 - Ceramics I

Course Description
A basic course in ceramics with emphasis on throwing and hand construction techniques, design, aesthetics and the creative development of clay objects examining cultural, historical and personal modes of expression. Health and safety procedures will be emphasized.

Course Objectives
Art 126 is a beginning course in ceramics. The student is expected to develop skills in various forming methods. Sensitivity to the materials, to aesthetic design, and to individual and imaginative use of the materials is expected.

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Art 127 - Ceramics II

Course Description
The principles of ceramic materials, techniques, and design within a problem solving environment. Specific aesthetic and technical criteria will be examined and individual development will be emphasized. Health and safety concerns are stressed.

Course Objectives
The objective of this course is to broaden the knowledge, skills and sensibilities in working with the ceramic medium. The course will introduce the second semester student to the various advanced techniques and concepts of using clay for creative expression. The student is expected to further develop their skills in various advanced forming methods. Increase their sensitivity to the materials, to aesthetic design, and to further develop individual and imaginative use of the materials.

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Art 128 - Ceramics III

Course Description
A course for those who wish to develop more advanced skills of clay technique and glaze formulation and increase their knowledge of ceramics as an art form. Historical and contemporary works will be emphasized. Health and safety concerns are stressed.

Course Objectives
The objective of this course is to further broaden the knowledge, skills and sensibilities in working with the ceramic medium. The course will continue to introduce the fourth semester student to the various advanced techniques and concepts of using clay for creative expression. The student is expected to further develop their skills in various advanced forming methods. Increase their sensitivity to the materials, to aesthetic design, and to further develop individual and imaginative use of the materials.

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Art 226 - Ceramics IV

Course Description
A course for those who wish to develop specific ceramic skills, with emphasis on the aesthetic development of personal style.

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