Dec 02, 2022  
NIACC Catalog 2022-2023 
    
NIACC Catalog 2022-2023
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ART - 173 Ceramics


(3 s.h.)

This is an introductory ceramics studio art course that focuses on hand-building, wheel-throwing, glaze preparation, glaze application, and kiln firing skills. Slab, coil, pinch, extruder, and various other forming techniques will be practiced. Students will develop a global awareness of contemporary and historical artists in the field of ceramics, understand the role of three-dimensional design, the relationship of form and function, the effects of glaze, color theory, and texture. This course allows students to find new forms of self-expression, both in visual career fields and on a personal level.

Lecture Hours: 20
Lab Hours: 50
Clinical Hours: 0
Work Experience Hours: 0

Equivalent to 10-130, ARTS-130.



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