Prerequisites: ART 2143
Ceramics II continues to develop the students’ skills in a variety of ceramic techniques. Students will continue to develop their glazing and knowledge of ceramics and its terminology. They will mix their own clay and construct clay pieces using the coil, pinch, wheel, slab and mold methods of construction. They will demonstrate various firing techniques such as raku, sawdust and dung. They will test various pottery glazes and assist in firing pottery in a kiln.As part of the coursework you may have the potential of being, to some degree, exposed to hazardous material. If you are pregnant, wear contact lenses or have other specific health concerns, you should consult your personal physician for advisement concerning your enrollment in this course.