Apr 15, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog
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ARTZ 232v - Ceramics Studio: Wheel Throwing

Credit(s): 3

This course is designed for all levels of students interested in developing pottery throwing skills including wheel throwing, trimming clay and glazing techniques. This course may be repeated for a total of nine credits. Students receiving financial aid or veteran’s benefits should check with the Financial Aid Office before repeating this course. (All semesters)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Demonstrate how to prep and wedge clay for throwing application.
  • Throw cylindrical pieces of different widths and heights that can be made into utilitarian or decorative objects.
  • Produce lidded objects including covered jars, canisters and casseroles.
  • Create assemblages-attaching clay to clay-in the forms of handles and knobs.
  • Demonstrate advanced trimming skills to best showcase the form created.
  • Learn to prepare, apply, and maintain slips, glazes, and other surface treatments.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding and appreciation of firing thrown ceramic objects with high fire stoneware kilns, raku and sawdust firings through exposure and participation.

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