Introduction to Ceramics

Introduction to Ceramics is intended for freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors who have little to no experience with clay. During this course, you will learn the basics of hand building and wheel throwing. There will be a strong focus on craftsmanship and individual expression. You will have the opportunity to create functional and non-functional ceramic art. Throughout this course, students will discover unconventional ways to add texture and designs to your work. Specific projects will be assigned in order to gain knowledge and skills that are essential in clay construction. Upon completion of Introduction to Ceramics, you will have an understanding of the clay process from creating, decorating and glazing.