2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

IFINE 2401 Ceramics: Handbuilding

This course introduces students to clay as a versatile material for making art. Techniques include traditional hand building methods such as pinch, coil, and slab, as well as the use of the extruder and plaster molds. Projects focus on developing skills and experimenting with both functional and sculptural clay forms. Various surface treatments, slip/glaze applications, kiln loading, and firing methods are introduced. Ceramics studio available for student use.