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Spring 2024
May 25,2024
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ART 255 - Alchemy of Ceramics: Materiality, Chemistry, and Kiln Firing
A lab-based course that explores the essentials of ceramic chemistry, materials, and kiln firing practices. Emphasis on developing an understanding of the origins of ceramic materials, chemical composition, properties, and the function of clay bodies and glazes. Students will increase their ceramic knowledge and material literacy by experimentation and testing of materials for various surface outcomes, color, textural possibilities, and firing temperatures. The course provides practical information to utilize clay bodies and glazes in ways that will advance and enhance project goals and outcomes in course and studio work.
3.000 Credit hours
60.000 TO 72.000 Other hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Credit
Schedule Types: Lec/Lab

Arts & Humanities Division
Visual Arts Department

Course Attributes:

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Skills Development
May not be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      College Now

Credit level ART 250 Minimum Grade of P

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