Course Detail

ID 3110
Course ID TMS21QCA
Course Name Ceramics 1 of 2
Years Active 2019, 2020, 2021
Terms Active 1
On Course Selection Form Yes
Course Placement No
Special Permission Course No
Credits Awarded 1.0
Retakeable No
Rules Fulfilling
Eligibility Rule

Additional Course Information

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Description

Who should take this course?

This course will appeal to anyone interested in exploring the ceramics field from a creative, artistic and technical perspective.

What will we be studying?

The Ceramics Course is designed to provide a broad experience in the ceramics area. Subject matter is presented technically as well as artistically. Topics covered include:

* The nature of ceramic materials - clay, glass, plaster;
* The processing of ceramic materials to form useful or artistic items by hand building and machine forming methods - potter's wheel;
* The safe use and operation of ceramic equipment;
* Finishing, decorative and artistic techniques;
* Glaze chemistry - compounding glazes from raw chemicals and applying glazes;
* Kilns - safely stacking and firing the kilns;
* The different types of firings - bisque, glaze, oxidation and reduction.

This is a full year course

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