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AR3230 - Foundations of Ceramics: Wheel Explorations

Credits: 4

Functional and conceptual design in ceramic artwork made on the potter’s wheel. Consideration of the purpose and meaning of the vessel or container form in ceramics, with emphasis on artistic intention, context, craft, and aesthetics. Historical and contemporary approaches are explored in research assignments. Experience with ceramic technology (mixing different clay bodies, glaze mixing, kiln firing) continues as students take their work through the physical stages of the ceramic process. Not open to students who have earned credit for AR 3190. Additional course fee required. Springs. Prerequisite(s): AR 1065.